Podcast Ep 149: To Do Lists

Today on Own It! the Podcast, we are up to show 149 and it’s all about Confidence, Belief and To Do Lists. Nicola and I rehearsed in advance that we would talk about the tyranny of the To Do List, but (typically) she surprised me on the day by rolling another couple of aspects into it, namely self-confidence and self-belief. She is seeing them all very much intertwined this week in her work with her clients and club members. LISTEN HERE TO OWN IT! the PODCAST 149: Confidence, Beliefs and To Do Lists. Nicola and I swapped some thinking about […]

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I believe in my clients, often rather more so than they do in themselves, and we coaches believe you already have all the answers inside, especially when it comes lack of focus, how you procrastinate, why you don’t practise extreme self-care and why it’s different for you. But it’s all rather different when it comes to money and business, because you don’t know all those answers. You haven’t necessarily got the wisdom innately just lurking inside you waiting for me to ignite it, although sometimes when ignition happens you might easily say “oh yes, I knew that” and you mean instinctively.  But knowing […]

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As I get older, two ever-increasing certainties creep up on me: 1.   The more I know the less I understand 2.   The longer I live the easier it is to make sense of my world, as I join up the dots Funny that, as they’re contradictory, aren’t they? I think the first one refers to the certainty I enjoyed as a younger woman. I see it in the next generation now. It must go with the territory called Youth.   My certainty has been knocked out of me. Not in my professional life where certain things will always […]

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: Q is for Questions

At the risk of sounding like the old bloke on Reggie Perrin, I didnt get where I am today without asking good questions. Asking questions does not make you look stupid, it makes you look clever, keen to learn, enthusiastic, involved, a player, an achiever and more. It gets you noticed by the people you need to be noticed by, your teachers, peers and bosses

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