Some weeks the business lessons come thick and fast. Despite having been in business for myself for nearly forty years, I still continue to learn every day. There’s no such thing as being “done”, knowing everything you need to know. Everything changes all the time, we have to keep flexible and with at least one eye open for opportunity. Here are a dozen business lessons which have shown up recently for me and my colleagues and clients. 1. Look after you, because without you there is no business. If it’s been a while since you’ve had a proper holiday, or […]
“I know what to do but I don’t know how to do it.” That’s what new clients say to me, often. What they mean when they say they know what to do is that they’ve been to the workshops and listened to the webinars. And what they mean when they say they don’t know how is that they haven’t yet got into action. For all sorts of reasons. The sorts of fears and blockages which arise are to do with risking failure again, or even success this time. What will people think, former colleagues, family and friends? What if you […]
“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up on your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person.” David M. Burns.