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Marketing with your cycle

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

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How to get through the Festive Fog

Happy New Year! It's the first blog post of the year and it feels wonderful to be back in the office, albeit for just for an hour to write this. I know there are plenty of people who have been dreading the return to work; having to face the daily commute or office...

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Claiming back any power you may have lost in your business

As we approach the last few working days of 2018, I am reminded to share with you my thoughts about claiming back any power you may have lost in your business. The Winter days here in the UK are an ideal time to give us the gift of reflection and review our past 12...

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Red, hot convertible or roomy SUV?

Take a trip to a city and what would your vehicle of choice be? I would love to hire a red hot, convertible; roof down on a sunny October day and seat warmers turned up to max so I wouldn’t have to wear a coat. But a car like that is wasted in...

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When fatigue and burnout is hurting your business

Our start-up culture here in the UK and the US celebrates hustle-and-grind and hard work, and yet sells us the passive income dream and laptop freedom lifestyle. This social pressure to achieve, crush it and chase the 6 or 7 figure business formulas, has resulted in...

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The Yes Paradox

Let's talk about the words YES and NO. Does saying YES really lead you to the right opportunities? Or does it lead you to the world of insanity? YES and NO. Such definite answers. Great words for making decisions. And yet say YES more often than you've got time for,...

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When bootstrapping hurts your business

How can you ensure your marketing reflects the value of what it is you're selling? Marketing costs. There’s no denying it. Hard cash, your time, resources - whatever way you look at it, it costs to market your business. So I get that the popular questions I get asked...

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Following up and the rule of 3

The art of following up. Why it’s critical to follow up, why you don’t follow up and how you can follow up simply and easily without an overcomplicated online funnel that drives you nuts in trying to set the whole thing up. Following up leads and prospects is critical...

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The space between your pendulum swings

How to create the space that allows you to reflect, review and connect with your bigger vision and be able to grow your business. Today I want to draw your attention to the spaces between your pendulum swings. The space between where you push forward and you pull...

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Don’t squeeze me too hard

What do you do when you have a new idea? Not just any idea but the kind of idea that catches you off guard ... gives you that flash of inspiration. You feel exhilarated and your eyes shine brightly with opportunity. What happens when you start to think about getting...

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How our fears can be our greatest strengths

  After a quite incredible weekend at the One Woman Conference, I've been reflecting on our individual impact to make a difference. When you are alone in your office, it's easy to feel that the journey is too steep or too rocky or that your goal isn't clear and...

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Marketing live events in this digital age?

I’ve gone back to marketing live in-person events again. After a three year run of being totally digital, I’ve realised how much I missed running them and how important they are to a business like mine; a business that needs me to show up and be visible. Perhaps...

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Be More Tortoise

Before you plough into next thing on your to-do-list, stop. Take a breath. May is a month that seems to go by crazy fast; running off the back of the Easter holiday weekend and giving us two further 4 day weeks. Add this to our already spinning-faster digital...

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Resilience and the game of business

S@&* happens, yes? Just as you feel you are in flow and that you're finally two steps forward, you get an email cancelling a contract or a client tells you they don't want to go ahead with the programme you've just confirmed with them. Perhaps a marketing campaign...

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