Podcast Ep 104: Choosing a Coach Mentor

Today on Own It! the Podcast, Nicola and I reminisce about how and why and when we became coaches and mentors, how we chose our first coach mentor ourselves, and how, when and why we choose to continue to make that investment today. We talk about Rachel Turner and Michael Neill. Listen here to episode 104. In other news, we talk about Nicola’s attempt to find kindling at Katerina’s superstore in Stoupa, then discovering that her path to and from the shop is strewn with sticks! And my taking part this month in NaNoWriMo and upping my game generally when […]

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The Story So Far: What I’ve Learned from 37 Years of Working for Myself

After only four unsatisfactory years in employment between 1973 and 1977, I accidentally started my own first business. And despite struggling with maths as a teenager, this only turned out to be an accountancy business. Although I knew by then that I wanted to be self-employed, what I didn’t know was that I was not really an accountant, more an entrepreneur and later a serial business owner. The cross which the creative entrepreneur has to bear is waking up every day with a new idea for a business, each more exciting and compelling than the last. But focus and follow […]

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