HAVE you ever been really proud of something, only to have someone do their level best to dull your shine? “Oh, there’s no credibility in delivering a TEDx talk.” “You’ve written a book? Well, anyone can do that nowadays – there’s no credibility in that.” “You got the gig? Good for you. Doesn’t add to […]
LIFE isn’t always fair or easy, but it can be a damn sight easier than we allow it to be. The fairness? We can’t do anything about that – nobody hands us some special guarantee, signed in rainbows at the point of birth, promising us that life will be fair – but – it’s still […]
If you’re running a ‘spiritual’ business and believe LinkedIn, networking and promotion aren’t for you, we need to have a talk. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working with crystals, Reiki or oracle cards… you still need to attract clients and pay your bills. IF I hear one more ‘mind, body, spirit’ practitioner or therapist tell me […]
Fame. Fortune. Thousands of people waving their bank cards and bustling for an appointment. Isn’t that what happens when we’re lucky enough to bag a few celebrity clients? It’s time for me to life the lid on demands for blue M&Ms, accommodating an entourage and the reputational impact of working with ‘slebs’.
Being visible and building a tribe are crucial to the success of your business, but there’s a knife-edge to walk — one side ego, the other invisibility. Can you hold your balance and be seen?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]