Mindset and Motivation: The things you notice…

It’s 1am. I can’t sleep. Correction. I was sleeping well, until I leapt out of bed to the sound of my 3 year old crying “Wet!” After sorting out the child, and the bed, I found I couldn’t get back to sleep. So after some futile...

Business Mums Blog Carnival

Are you a mum with a business blog? Would you like more traffic and links to your blog, plus more comments? How about a chance to network online around the business mum community? I’m delighted to be hosting the Business Mums Blog Carnival this month,...

Bored of your goals? How about injecting some play?

A goal is only as good as the action it inspires. However well formed, well planned and well-intentioned a goal is, the proof of the pudding is in the doing. But as my potty-training toddler is reminding me right now, people only ever do what they...

Seasonal Marketing

How far in advance do you plan your promotions? Do you use a calendar and look at seasonal themes that are coming up like Christmas, Easter and Mothers Day? I must admit I'm often a bit last minute when it comes to seasonal promotions - and...

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...

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