Today's post is all about those 5min jobs that are preventing you from achieving anything! The 'mean no harm' time vampires that will have you achieving their goals at the expense of making any headway on your own! How many times are you asked for 5 minutes of your time? How frequently do you give it? and how many times does it turn out to be just 5 minutes? I was asked yesterday by a new client if they could "Ask 1 quick question?" and were a little stumped when they were advised, "Sure, … [Read more...] about Can I just grab 5 minutes of your time?
Nobody wants to be a looser, to be on the losing side, to be attributed as the cause of defeat. And yet for as long as we can recall in history, we have always remained competitive. I’ve not been feeling that well over the weekend, and as a result not really wanted to face the gusty winds and driving rain. Instead favouring a well-known flu remedy and to watch all three six nations games. I particularly like the commentary these days, talking at length regarding the different strategies each … [Read more...] about What I learnt from 153 failures
Earlier this week, I posted quite a controversial blog (bearing in mind Mastermind is the CORE of what we do) entitled "7 Reasons you should NOT join a Mastermind group”. As part of our series of blogs regarding Mastermind, it is only then fair to offer the other side to the argument and offer reasons as to why you might want to consider joining a mastermind group. I’ve been involved (one way or another) initially as a guest, then quickly as a participant for at least the past 14 years. And … [Read more...] about 14 reasons you SHOULD join a Mastermind group
"Mastermind" groups appear to be 'popping up' all over the place at the moment, which is GREAT for business owners looking to join a group. But also confusing. And I'm often asked: "Are all Mastermind groups the same?" However, before I share the variety of different Mastermind groups, lets start by clarifying what a mastermind is NOT: Mastermind is NOT a Networking group Mastermind is NOT a workshop/masterclass Mastermind is NOT a peer-to-peer support group! Mastermind IS a … [Read more...] about Are all Mastermind groups the same?
For as long as I can remember within my business career, I’ve had a coach! It was never initially intended that way, I didn’t write into my start up business plan or actively go out and seek one. But from the days of ‘mentoring’ I got from a successfully retired Business owner I met at my first ever Business Network event, or the guidance I got from the Entrepreneur and philanthropist I lived opposite from. All the way through to the tens of thousands of pounds, and thousands of miles I’ve … [Read more...] about 7 reasons NOT to join a Mastermind
So we all returned after Christmas and New Year, having set some intentions, perhaps made the odd resolution or two and bundles of new enthusiasm to make 2020 YOUR year? But it's only the 15th January and already you are struggling to maintain Veganuary! Dry January has already become Dry Ginuary and the Gym at 6am every morning is already a distant memory! Here's my 10 Lessons to ensure 2020 really is YOUR BEST YEAR YET! Decide who you want to be a hero to? For me, it’s my … [Read more...] about 10 Lessons to ensure this really is YOUR year