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Self Care for a Business Owner

Self Care for a Business Owner Every once in a while, it’s important to put everything aside and recharge your system. Self care is important for everyone, and business owners are no exception. Let’s do a little visualisation exercise. Imagine yourself as a device, let’s say a phone… When your battery is at 100%, you...
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It’s never too late to find success

It’s never too late to find success It’s never too late to find success. At the age of 65, Colonel Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken fame was living off of $105 a month in social security checks, and had contemplated suicide. It’s fair to say that he’d had a tough life. His dad died when...
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Planning for Success in 2023

Planning for Success in 2023 : An Outside idea   I read the other day that 49 out of 50 businesses are started without a business plan. I was shocked…  Having done a business degree, all my early businesses had detailed business plans that ran to pages and pages of text with charts and numbers...
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Networking in…with Helen Joy

On Wednesday at Networking in… we had the pleasure of hearing from Helen Joy of People Spark. Her talk was on “Recruitment 101: Making the leap” Helen touched on some very important points from when you first have the thought of recruiting to actually doing it. How to tell if you need to recruit Are...
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My story with ADHD

My story with ADHD And what I do to cope. There are two kinds of people. Those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and… where is my cup? 😂 Have you seen the film Limitless? It’s about a guy who takes this pill and it makes him able to hyper-focus and remember things that he...
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Adapting to change

Adapting to change in life and business

Adapting to change in life and business 5 ways to plan for life’s curveballs Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. I’ve always had a dream to run a marathon, but something has always come in the way. In 2020, that thing was COVID-19, and it scuppered my plans for the...
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Six Problem Solving Techniques In Business

Six Problem-Solving Techniques In Business Someone once said that businesses are all about solving people’s problems at a profit. Small business owners are constantly putting out fires. In many instances, they head multiple departments which constantly require attention. This makes it crucial to acquire problem-solving techniques. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when...
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How to value yourself in business

How to value yourself in business

How to value yourself in business The story of dirty money & how to be confident in your self-worth At the start of a sell out business expo, a well-respected motivational speaker started his presentation in silence. Quietly, he took a £20 note from his wallet and held it high above his head.  He paused...
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Ways to drive more traffic to your website

6 ways to improve your website traffic through Google

6 ways to improve your website traffic through Google Suppose you were looking for some information today. Where’s the first place you would go to? I’d bet it would be your phone. At the palm of your hands and within a few seconds, you’d have your answer. Or, to be more specific, you’d have 2...
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Prioritising in Business

Prioritising in business How to make prioritising a priority in business In the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey tells the story of a professor who takes a jar and fills it up with big rocks. He holds the jar up for his students to see and asks them if it’s full. The...
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