Tagged: Business Owner

5 tips for couples in business

Running a business is really tough, making a marriage work can also be very challenging. When you combine the two by running a business with your significant other it can be double the trouble. However, if done right you’ll have an incredible bond with your other half and the recipe for a successful life together.Here’s […]

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Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

If you read my last blog.  You’ll know that I was talking about the importance of practice. That learning on its own isn’t enough, that you need to do the work in between to make the changes that you want.    I also talked about my golf coach Paul, who wouldn’t allow me to have […]

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Practice makes permanent

I love playing golf.      The difficulty of the technique, the fact there are a thousand and one components to the swing.  I love being outside and I love the mental challenge it offers me.     Recently, I’ve started working on one of my 2018 goals to reduce my handicap. This has involved having lessons.  It started […]

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You don’t have to be an A* student to have an A* business

  It’s that time of term when Josie gets her school report. About a week ago, as I wrote this at the start of April, I get an email from the school with the standard covering letter.   How things have changed! I remember getting mine as a letter in the post. I’d fill with […]

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Don’t make up your customer journey as you go along

I went to see a friend of mine last week. He’s what I’d call a ‘geeky’ type of guy and he’s my go-to ‘techie guy’ when things break, or I want to throw my laptop out of the window.     He lives in Southampton.  We’d arranged to spend an afternoon together, catching up and working […]

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How important is your to-do list?

What type of tasks did you spend the most time on today? The likelihood is that whatever you spent your time on it fits into one of three categories: Fun This is an obvious one. We love doing what we love doing. It keeps us engaged and makes us feel happy and fulfilled. Urgent Tasks […]

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Reconnecting With What’s Important

Every several months Kay and I check in with our goals and set new ones. We use a process I’ve developed over a number of years which is both mindful and very visual.   It helps us both (and clients I’ve shared it with) connect with what’s important without everyday noise getting in the way. […]

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Conquer your fears by planning ahead

There are few things in life that I’m scared of, in a phobia sort of way. I understand you can’t “sort of” have a phobia but you get the drift.   I don’t like slug type things, but I’ll squish them if needed.  I’m not a fan of ladders but that’s more related to a, […]

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