Podcast Ep 111: Envisioning 2017

In the New Year episode of Own It! the podcast, Nicola and I talk about our hopes and dreams, goals, plans and intentions for 2017. She talks about her new signature program, coming soon, and her app, her own books she wants to publish and her travel plans. I talk about writing and speaking on bigger platforms than just my own, so finding gigs as both a columnist and a radio show phone-in host for small business owners. I do both of these things already on my own blog and Small Business Big Magic but it is still my dream, […]

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Goals and Intentions

Goals and Intentions. Both are important, and fulfil a different function in creating your business/life to love. Goals. Write them down, make them happen. Every book you read about successful people contains the part where they work out what they want, even if it’s only on the back of an envelope or fag packet which they then frequently recommend you shove in a drawer and forget about. When you are moving house, you find it again and notice how most – if not all of it – has magically come true. How does that work then? Those of us who […]

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Monday Morning Accountability With My Club 100

Its Monday morning again which  means I attend Facebook live between 10 and 12 to help my Club 100 clients work out what they want to celebrate having achieved last week and what they intend to complete this coming week. I know its accountability which makes all the difference to my clients. Someone’s watching, someone cares and in Club 100 that’s not just me, that’s their virtual pals as well. And we are not just virtual pals either, this coming Friday six of the Club 100 members are coming together in my garden shed for the first time since our […]

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The January Effect

January gives us all a kick up the proverbial to get on and change or improve our lives and businesses and most of us can sustain our New Year’s resolutions for some or all of the month before the January effect fizzles and dies. Here are a couple of strategies I see my clients employing which I think will stay the distance. Slow and Steady Wins The Race Don’t try to run before you can walk or load yourself up with too long a To Do List. Pick a couple of smallish things this week and get them done, get […]

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Living Your Life On Purpose: Setting Intentions

Have you started your own business by accident?   I know I did – several times! All my previous businesses, with only a couple of exceptions, have been started around brilliant ideas I had, most of which I omitted to check with my marketplace first. Pretty much all of them were created around things I love to do technically, like accounting or helping people by providing solutions. But in the early days almost no thought ever went into the business – until it was too late – about what I wanted to achieve from all the effort, apart from a living. These […]

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Entrepreneurs: Every Day is Blissful and Unique

Another wonderful, unique day in the life of an Everyday Entrepreneur. The weather conditions today were blissful for working in the Abundance Shed – sunny and yet breezy. I found myself reflecting often throughout the day and even exclaiming out loud or really seriously delving into the concept and feelings of how lucky I am to work at home, al fresco. Today was a day of two halves.   It began and ended with coaching – Antonietta, Ntathu, Andre & Mary Ann, one of whom was a no-show so I kept on working anyway. The other half of the day – […]

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Hearing The True Call

I was working with Tom Evans, the Bookwright, on Friday and, between us, we came up with lots of brilliant ideas or lightbulb moments as Tom calls them on his Tweet about the session. We also came up with a new category for my blog called Three Things in which I will state three things I am grateful to have received and three things I intend to create, so that in effect I am manifesting my dream life in real time.   Tom said it would be useful if I could use the language which relates to three different chakras or […]

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Goals, Goal-Setting, Business Goals, Intentions & Manifestations

First there were goals, then intentions, manifestations, plans, strategies and now I come back full circle to goals again. I am starting a little Goal Setting group so that you can achieve 3 stonking goals by Christmas.   If you are signed up to receive my ezine, then you will have read about this already.   If not, here’s the scoop: We work together for six months in two terms of three months – so May-July, August off as ever, then September-November You set yourself just three juicy goals you want to achieve by Christmas 2010 We are a little group of […]

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