How to stay motivated, impactful and effective when you are Self Employed

How to stay motivated, impactful and effective when you are Self Employed

Getting the results you really want when you are Self Employed means that you need to be on top of your game, consistently. But this can be easier said than done. The weight of everything you are responsible for and everything you have to do can drag you down, stress you out and make you feel overwhelmed. When that happens, your motivation, impact and personal effectiveness can take a really serious hit. And when your motivation and … [Read more...]

Going The Extra Mile – The Difference It Makes

Vancouver Canadians

Recently me, my husband and our son decided to go to our first ever baseball match at the Vancouver Canadians. As we are new to the country (moved here to live from Ireland just a few months ago) we didn’t really know much about baseball stadiums or how it all works so instead of booking tickets online my husband phoned them up. He spoke to a guy called Andrew. He explained that we were newbies to the country and to baseball and asked for … [Read more...]

10 Useful Lessons for Small Business Owners from Bruce Springsteen

10 Useful Lessons for Small Business owners

Years ago a friend of mine wanted to go to a Bruce Springsteen concert. But she didn’t have anyone to go with. I wasn’t really a fan but I agreed to go with her so that she didn’t miss it. Boy, was I glad I did. The concert blew me away. It was brilliant. I could see why his fans adored him. It is one of the best concerts I have ever been to. You might be wondering what this has got to do with Small Business Owners. Well, there are a lot of … [Read more...]

Be careful who you listen to

By careful who you listen to

Whose opinions and advice do you listen to, or ask for, about your life and work plans, decisions, problems or any other aspect of your life and work? And why those people? It is well worth giving some thought to this. Here’s why: People’s opinions and advice are based on who THEY are - not on who YOU are. They are based on their own values, beliefs and fears. They are sometimes based on wanting you to live the life they want you to … [Read more...]