What Are You Good At? A New String For Your (Business) Bow

I wonder what you are good at and if you are turning that into a business? I had a realisation that I am good at emotions, by which I mean to say that I am easy with them and, I hope, non-judgemental. People seek me out when they want to discuss their emotions; friends, family, clients. And yet this isn’t the core theme of my business and expertise. It’s part of it, for sure. But it isn’t the main thing. I started to wonder if perhaps I am missing an opportunity. Ostensibly I teach self-employed people how to be more […]

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The Gift of Listening

When I sold my business in March 1997, I was persuaded by my aromatherapist and pal, Jane, that we should go to Skyros. So off we toddled in July. Have you ever been? Blimey what a schlep! You fly to Rome and stay overnight in a pretty basic hotel, then there’s an endless coach trip across Greece and finally a ferry. It’s this grisly travel which makes the Greek islands so special when you get there because most people haven’t got the time or the true grit to undertake such a journey, especially when tired and in need of a […]

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