Quiet Woman Made My Day

Quiet Woman Made My Day

"You know that quiet woman? Well maybe you don't know her after all …"It wasn't until the evening that someone made my day yesterday.I was speaking on the subject of "pricing" at an event for freelancers and independent consultants....
Remind Me – Why on Earth Did We do This

Remind Me – Why on Earth Did We do This

Nine years ago we got our first dog. After a few months it seemed like a massive mistake.She's a beautiful collie cross, who we brought home from a rescue centre. Everyone who sees her mentions her beautiful eyes … which she uses to full effect.For the...
Doing More is Not the Answer

Doing More is Not the Answer

Since when is “doing more” the answer to having too much to do? We set goals and we develop a plan … but gradually our plan to achieve that goal seems like too much to do. So we try to work harder to reach that goal. Yet … maybe there’s an...
How to Make Progress Faster and Get Better Results

How to Make Progress Faster and Get Better Results

  You CAN make progress faster AND get better results for your clients! Do you find yourself caring too much about what other people think of you? Or what other people might think of your business? We can all care too much about what other people think, about so...
The Easy Way to Get New Clients

The Easy Way to Get New Clients

 Are you finding it difficult to get new clients?Maybe you think that to solve this, you need to get better at selling?When you look at it THIS way … you realise it is NOT the selling you need to look...
Testimonials – Turning The Bland into Useful

Testimonials – Turning The Bland into Useful

Testimonials are a good thing, right? Not always, no! “I loved working with [insert your name here]” – nice, but not really useful. “I felt supported all the way” – again, reassuring to a prospective client, but too vague to be...
How Do You Describe What You Do?

How Do You Describe What You Do?

How do you answer “What do you do…?” How do you think of yourself? Many people give an answer that is ‘socially acceptable’. As humans … we are incredibly proficient in collaborating with others and working together. The driver for this … we need to fit in. This goes...
How To Set Goals and Ensure You Stick to Them

How To Set Goals and Ensure You Stick to Them

1. Did you set goals in 2018?2. And did you reach those goals?3. Have you set yourself goals for 2019?If you’re approaching the year ahead in the way you did last year, maybe it is time to think about this year in a DIFFERENT way?It can be very revealing to look back...
How to Stop Overwhelm of Emails & Messages with Systems

How to Stop Overwhelm of Emails & Messages with Systems

 How often do you pick up your phone and scroll through your news feed to find yourself still mindlessly scrolling half an hour later?How often have you had to receive a certain newsletter because of the fear of missing out … FOMO?All this scrolling and clogging up of...