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Why doesn’t motivation work?

Why doesn’t motivation work?

Everyone doubts themselves at some point in their business journey. Sometimes these feelings of fear and doubt can come from nowhere; one day, you feel great about your business growth plans, and then the next, you feel overwhelmed by your ever-increasing to-do list,...

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Marketing with your cycle

Marketing with your cycle

Have you ever considered the timings of your monthly cycle when planning your business or deciding when to launch your next programme or speak at an event? (Yes, this article is written for women, but if you're a guy with women in your team, please read on because...

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Payment Plans

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Payment Plans

There are many good reasons to offer a payment plan to your customers, but there are also a lot of assumptions that many business owners make about how they go about offering them, particularly whether they ought to be charging their clients more for taking up the...

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How can your business operate without you?

How can your business operate without you?

If you run a busy business, it’s easy to feel responsibility for not only getting new leads and winning over new clients, but also for delivering the work and all the admin tasks that go along with that. For most business owners I speak with, having a business operate...

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How to fire your client

It’s not nice, but it happens! No matter how good your selection process is for winning clients, you will find yourself working with someone you don’t want to work with anymore. They may not be paying their invoices on time, are consistently late to meetings, or, on...

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The 3 simple rules for sustainable business growth

The 3 simple rules for sustainable business growth

There are lots of ways of how to take your business to the next level, but having been working as a business coach for more than 15 years, there’s no doubt that the general theme to most business growth strategies and tactics is ‘how to have more’. This is why I...

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Why down-sell products rarely work

Why down-sell products rarely work

There’s plenty to think through when deciding if your new product idea is going to be worth investing your time, energy and money in. Is it something that your clients *really* want? What price should you charge? How do you go about marketing it? But there’s one...

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Do we over-egg the life shit stuff?

Do we over-egg the life shit stuff?

We have the habit of overestimating the life shit that comes our way. And underestimating the power and influence we believe we already have. This was the hard truth that I was told yesterday by one of the world’s leading experts on mindset and women’s leadership. As...

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How to trust yourself to make good decisions

How to trust yourself to make good decisions

Being able to make good decisions is one of the keys to adopting a CEO mindset and growing a successful business.  But decision fatigue is real; the more decisions you have to make each day, your ability to make decisions becomes worse.  We’re faced with thousands of...

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Breaking the YES habit

Breaking the YES habit

Last week, I was writing about the difference between being a freelancer, business owner and CEO, and the phrase that seemed to get the biggest reaction was … “You may think you are a business owner, and call yourself a business owner, but your current work schedule...

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Being CEO in your business

Being CEO in your business

Wow, what a week! I’m writing this just as I come to the end of our first week of our next new Momentum planning cycle, which is always a high energy, back-to-back week of calls, and I wanted to share with you today my thoughts about being a CEO in your business....

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How to write a business proposal that wins you the work

How to write a business proposal that wins you the work

“Send me a proposal” When you’re ending a great sales call with your ideal client, these are the words you want to hear. You’re excited. They’re excited. You both just want to get started on working together. So why do so many of us grapple with writing a business...

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Relearning Lessons: What was on repeat for 2021

Relearning Lessons: What was on repeat for 2021

It is said that the lessons we *really* need to learn in life, show up time and time again. We don’t learn it once and be done. Life has a way of circling back and giving us another experience or challenge to navigate to make sure we *really* get the lessons. Many...

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Energy tracking and how to achieve more, with less stress

Energy tracking and how to achieve more, with less stress

Our work culture is not working for us anymore! For the past thirty years, our obsession with doing more in less time has exponentially increased. The access to the first home computers and the World Wide Web has opened us to an endless stream of technology to make us...

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How our fears can be our greatest strengths

How our fears can be our greatest strengths

Back in 2017 ... those pre-covid days of being able to attend conferences with hundreds of other people! ... I had spent an incredible weekend at the One Woman Conference. There were 400+ women at this event and I had the honour of being invited up on the stage as one...

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How to start your week off right

How to start your week off right

There's absolutely no doubt, that what you do on a Monday morning sets the tone for the rest of the week. And often the weeks proceeding. I've learned the hard way. If I start my week faffing about and scrolling through social feeds, the rest of my week will follow in...

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