Digging Ditches

  As someone who always advocates celebrating successes, this is going to sound weird. Being in business isn't all about the successes. It's not all about the highlights, the celebrations, the ideas that go viral, the launches that sell out, the results that go way beyond your wildest...

How to boost energy levels in the evening

I'm a big fan of matching energy levels and work time - an hour of focused energy can be much more productive than 3 hours of slogging away. But it's not always practical or possible, especially with kids in the time equation, as one mum...

What are you waiting for?

Do you have a dream or project you keep putting on hold? Something you keep promising yourself for 'later'? What are you waiting for? Are you waiting for the right time? So often we tell ourselves that, but what do we actually mean by it? When exactly is...

Are you trying to reinvent yourself?

They say kids are constantly learning. I think that's true of us parents too. Sometimes those learning moments come in the form of challenges circumstances. And then sometimes it's when we're having fun - like in kids' films - you may have noticed me blog a...

What makes a great sales call?

At my local Busy Mums networking group today we discussed making sales calls and the resistance we often have with them. So many of us have had that experience of sitting down to make a sales call, looking at the number, mentally rehearsing what we want...

What gets you stuck?

Recently, my daughter figured out how to fasten the harness on her high-chair, except she hasn't quite worked out how to undo it. So "stuck" or rather "duck!" has been a very common word in our kitchen! I'm wondering, what are the most common things that...

Balance and sanity – is it possible?

When I introduce myself at networking meetings I often say that I provide support, sanity and success strategies for people juggling business and family. And sanity is what most people leap at! The funny thing is, it's not rocket science actually, when you come to think...

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