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Throughout my career as an entrepreneur and business coach, I have found that leadership is the focal point of all business success or failure.   “The single biggest way to impact an organisation is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organisation that recruits good people, raises

TIME IS EVERYTHING! – My Top 10 Time Management Tips & Advice

One of the biggest challenges I hear raised by business owners is that ‘there aren’t enough hours in the day’. While it might feel like that sometimes, and we’ve all been there, the truth is you could add an extra 10 hours to the day and it still wouldn’t feel like enough. Time is Everything! We

TIME MANAGEMENT TOOL: Separate the Urgent from the Important Work

Despite your best efforts to plan out your day, tasks will always get thrown at you at the last minute and while it’s tempting to just add these to your to-do list, that can cause your day to get out of hand quickly. Instead, we need to be able to recognise and separate the “urgent”


I don’t know about you, but I get the sense that all the manic activity over the past few weeks has started to ease up and that business leaders are beginning to find a little more time in their lives. If that sounds like you, then now might be the perfect time to read a

PLAN, DON’T PANIC – 14 Steps that you can take right NOW

We have all moved rapidly into times of great personal, business and economic uncertainty, which for our businesses means that we must reflect, plan and act decisively and calmly to minimise the impact. Panic or knee jerk reactions will not help anyone. Businesses should be looking for new possibilities, new processes, new ways to deliver

Are you a Business owner or just Self-Employed?

Many people who see themselves as business owners are in reality ‘self-employed’. Now, I am not saying that if you are solely self-employed by choice that this is a negative, honestly, good for you! However, as a business owner make sure you fully realise and understand the difference. Self-employment can involve the following risks and

Do you ask for help?

Are you someone who finds it easy to ask others for help? Or are you part of the majority that hit barriers and just keeps pushing harder and trying to figure it out on your own? There’s a lot of truth in the jokes about men driving around lost and refusing to stop and ask

Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Your comfort zone is the boundary in which you operate on a daily basis, doing things you know how to do and have typically done before. Outside that zone lie all the unfamiliar and perhaps scary experiences – the things you avoid because you can’t do them. Imagine your own comfort zone as a circular area;

If not today, then when?

Have you ever heard the saying “If you lose money, you can earn some more – but if you lose time, it’s gone and you can’t get it back!”? I continually encounter people who want to change their life or business… but now is a really bad time – a few weeks or in 6

Working with a Business Coach

Do you want to be the best business owner you can be? As the world of business moves ever faster and gets more competitive, it is difficult to keep up with the changes in your industry as well as the innovations in sales, marketing and management strategies. Having a Business Coach isn’t a luxury, it’s