My Business Vision: The Sound Of Silence

When standing in the queue in Starbucks this morning, collecting my usual,  I found myself singing along to Simon & Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence. My thoughts then turned to how much I love the sound of silence, which thought took me to my next … I wonder what are the optimum conditions for all of us in creating our business to love?   One of the questions for me is how can I get more of the sound of silence into my life today, tomorrow and always? Here’s a simple test:   Take twenty minutes off and write down […]

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Alternatives: Creating a Business to Love

The wonderful, brilliant, fabulous Alternatives have asked me to run a business workshop for them on 6th November called Creating a Business to Love after my e-book of the same name.   Here’s what the blurb says about the day in their Autumn 2010 Programme: “As the nine-to-five treadmill becomes increasingly unappealing for many, the task is to create a business that you love and that serves the life you want. Do you want to be successfully self-employed, exchanging time for money and paying your bills every month with ease and grace?   Would you like to rest easy in pricing yourself appropriately and asking for […]

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Saturday with Byron Katie & Alternatives

After a very long, tiring and emotionally exhausting day on Friday, again I got up at 8 a.m. to go to a workshop, making it the second 6-day week on the trot.   Remind me to do less, Gentle Reader, please – I’m a fool to myself. Although I have owned her book, I have never done Byron Katie’s work before but always knew that one day would be The Day, and Saturday was that day.   I spent the morning hot, uncomfortable, exhausted, dehydrated, a bit grumpy and wishing I was at home in bed, wondering why on earth I had signed up to […]

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