THE TROUBLE WITH COAT TAILS

Why it’s important to build your own network, keep working on your trust bank and avoid being seen as a freeloading sleeve-tugger. THE trouble with coat tails is that they’re hard to hold onto. Sooner or later, the wearer of said coat will either see you riding along and flick you off, or they’ll take a […]

YES, YOU CAN

LAST night I delivered a talk to business owners about turning can’ts into cans & turning down the noise on naysayers. It packed a powerful punch. Many of us are not reaching for our wants – or even doing the basic things we need to do for our businesses (think video, livestreaming, getting to grips […]

YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE REACH IS ABOUT TO GO THROUGH THE FLOOR

DON’T panic just yet. There’s no need to get all knee-jerk and make 2+2=5. Read on… and if you know someone with a Facebook business page, please share this post with them, right now, so we can nip mass hysteria in the proverbial.

BE YOU. BE CONSISTENT. SHOW UP

I WAS running a workshop recently – part of my 13-month empowerment programme for people who really want to rediscover their personal truth and get back to what’s important. My delegates and I were at a retreat centre, spending lots of time outdoors, and it was kinda muddy! On the first day, on of my […]

BADASS ADVICE FOR AN AWESOME 2018

HERE it is – the new year. The interweb is full of saccharine advice and positive quotes, so here’s my own take on things. You could say it’s the anti-twee.  There are a couple of naughty words in this one, so feel free to skip to another one of my blogs right now if you […]

WE NEED MORE HONESTY ABOUT THIS…

I NEED to share something with you. It’s something not enough people are honest about, and it’s something that just might help you. These past few years have been an absolute whirlwind. It seems like all those years of groundwork suddenly started to mean something – and I swear that happened because I peeled back […]

LEASH THAT SQUIRREL: 7 WAYS TO FOCUS AND STOP BEING AFRAID OF SOCIAL

  I KEEP hearing people saying they’re staying away from social media because it’s too distracting.  NEWSFLASH: It’s not the social channels that are distracting… it’s the way you’re interacting with them. People… you need to leash your squirrels! Here’s how I’ve made it work for me… seven quick tips that might just work for […]

HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU HAVE LEFT?

YOU’RE gonna die. You know that, right? Not too long back, that was actually cited as a motivational statement designed to get us off our backsides and getting on with life. Not everyone found that idea particularly inspiring. And yet, at the very root of that statement is a reminder that time is one asset […]

ERADICATING THE VISIBILITY MYTH

SO YOU want to be more visible? You want you – and your brand – to be recognised for all the right reasons? You want your customers – and potential customers – to see you as head and shoulders above the rest, to seek your advice, to recommend you, to be clamouring for your products […]

SOMEONE ELSE IS ALREADY DOING YOUR BUSINESS

THE first swivel up tube lipstick was patented in 1923, by James Bruce Mason Jr. in Nashville, Tennessee. It wasn’t long before Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder began selling lipstick in their salons. The first petrol/gas powered car was developed by Karl Benz, in 1885. Can you imagine walking into a store and only having one brand of lipstick to […]