Monthly Archives: November 2012

Learn to earn

What was the last business book you read? …and what did you do with what you learnt? Most days I listen to an audiobook and/or read a book about business skills and ideas.  I run a journal daily to capture … Continue reading

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My trust, you loses it (or gains it)

Trust is a funny thing, you can take a lifetime to earn it or 1 second to lose it. Sometimes trust comes quickly and other times it will never be there. When was the last time you trusted someone?  Or … Continue reading

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Motivating Music and your Chocolate Box of Inspiration

What is your favourite piece of music?  You know, the song or track that makes you turn up the volume and sing or hum along to? How do you feel as you listen? Probably you feel amazing, uplifted, even inspired! … Continue reading

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Self-respect – Look in the mirror – Like what you see?

When did you last look in the mirror?  Probably not long ago; maybe to shave or put on your makeup. Who was looking back at you?  Presuming you have a normal mirror, it was you.  Your eyes looking at your … Continue reading

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Do you put more into planning your holiday than you do for your business?

Think back to your last holiday.  Was it good?  I hope so, as taking a break from business is important and reinvigorates you to get back in the driving seat. So, to make sure your holiday went well, how much … Continue reading

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Are you ready to make the change… And make it stick?

How many times have you said you were going to change something about yourself or something you do or plan to do and you never make it happen? Sometimes we set off with the best of intentions… Tomorrow I will … Continue reading

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How do you manage how you are recommended?

Your marketing begins the first time a prospect finds out about you.  That could be from someone who recommends you or a marketing piece you have specifically put together to promote yourself. If it is a recommendation, do you manage … Continue reading

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How much is your data worth? … AND do you protect it?

Why do you have a lock on your door?  Usually it’s to stop undesirables getting into your house and/or business whilst you are not there.  Sometimes a basic lock is not enough security and the consequences can be very unpleasant. … Continue reading

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Focus – prioritise the money earners

Are you using your time effectively? What are you working on right now?  When it’s done, can you send off an invoice for it? How much you get paid, and how quickly, depends on what you do during your busy … Continue reading

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Where are your headlights shining? Seeing your targets

Whether you drive a car, ride a pushbike or read a book under the covers in bed, you need a beam of light to see your way or read the words.  Imagine trying to read the signs lining your way … Continue reading

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