September 26, 2019

The palms of my hands were sweating, I felt sick and my feet tingled uncomfortably. I was aware those around me wanted me to clear the way but I wasn't sure I could move my legs. My heart raced and I attempted to regain control by breathing just a little slower...

September 12, 2019

Mark Forster’s Time/Life Management System is a classic. It's good for all of us to reflect on how we are spending this precious life resource but especially when we're Self Employed and our money and time are such close relatives.

September 5, 2019

As children we learn to postpone gratification for a bigger gain. As adults this takes on new meaning but there is a high cost to squashing our creativity and dreams and staying in a 9-5 we no longer love.

August 29, 2019

How kind are you to new ideas? Do you nurture them like a gardener tending to baby shoots or interrogate them as if they are a crime suspect? How you treat them makes all the difference to how they will grow

August 8, 2019

Have you ever considered that the main obstacle to the Self Employment success you desire, may actually be you? What if the distraction, busy-ness and overwhelm were signs you are getting in your own way?

July 18, 2019

You know deep down that someday you want your own business it’s part of living the life of your dreams. But you have a whole load of scary thinking about taking the plunge and faced with these thoughts, you wait. But the timing never seems quite right....

July 17, 2019

I speak with quite a few 'would be Self Employed' people who say they are afraid to ‘get out there’ as if we all know what a dangerous and foreboding place 'out there' is. They are holding back on publishing their website, posting on social media, makin...

July 12, 2019

Your employment has ended and you're free, now what? Take a holiday? The danger of taking a long break or having a fuzzy end date is that your holiday routine becomes your new habit and the plans you have for working on your business take a back seat.   Here'...

July 5, 2019

Yummy gluten free carrot cake. I was rather proud of the one I made at the weekend. But my cooking is rather hit and miss so I know the value of testing small before scaling up. It’s the same in business. When we start out, it is all an experiment. Even if others sw...

June 28, 2019

It seems a regular occurrence now that, when I’m watching TV, there’s a big Spoiler Alert given just in case we haven’t seen the show that will be discussed... In our lives, and specifically our Self Employment, we also don’t know what is coming next. Like the show, we...

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