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 Athens and stay overnight in a pretty basic hotel, then there’s an endless coach trip across the Greek mainland and finally a ferry to the island. 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 […]

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