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Be Fulfilled, Not Comfortable

Be Fulfilled, Not Comfortable

As humans, we can be intensely complex beings with seemingly conflicting needs and an incredible knack for self-sabotage. Two of those potentially conflicting needs are fulfilment and comfort. The relationship between fulfilment and comfort is an interesting one, when...

People want to belong – but not to you!

People want to belong – but not to you!

For many business owners, creatives and people who sell themselves in some way (that’s almost all of us BTW), talking about what you sell and building a connected community around you can be a little daunting and is not something that comes...
Have We Got the Whole Why Thing Wrong?

Have We Got the Whole Why Thing Wrong?

It’s a deliberately provocative question, and no, I don’t think we have it wrong, but I do think we are putting the emphasis in the wrong places when it comes to building your tribe.   It feels a bit like the world has gone ‘why’ mad at the moment – as a result...

Pick Up Your Plates One at a Time

Pick Up Your Plates One at a Time

One of the things I like best about my business is being able to have a foot in several camps – I am the leader of a small business team and work with small business owners, I also work with large organisations both public and private.
Excuses, Excuses!

Excuses, Excuses!

Tales of a Bottleneck Business Owner - Sally's StoryYou are only as good as the excuses you make! This is not in anyway an encouragement to make better excuses – this is calling you to look at the excuses you regularly make, (also known as the reasons you can’t do...

Everywhere I Look Something Needs Doing!

Everywhere I Look Something Needs Doing!

Tales of a Bottleneck Business Owner - Pete's Story As many of you know my career background is in Health, or emergency care to be exact. One of the most important things in emergency care was to get to a working diagnosis fast.
Tales of a Bottleneck Business Owner

Tales of a Bottleneck Business Owner

At the risk of sounding too ‘woo woo’ have you ever had that sense that something massive is just around the corner, or that you are part of something bigger – you just don’t know what it is? I believe this is part of our collective consciousness, the energy we transfer between one another...
What’s So Special About You?

What’s So Special About You?

Some of us can wax lyrical about our successes, experience and accomplishments, some of us are much more circumspect. Bottom line is, people have to know enough about you to feel safe – to connect, to trust, to spend time with you, to buy from you and so on. If you have no difficultly talking about...
Why Are You Online?

Why Are You Online?

It is very easy to get into the ‘transmit’ mindset – if you put enough stuff out there some of it will land, people will get to know about you, what you do and then buy your stuff, come to your event, download your freebie etc etc. One of the challenges with this approach is that everyone else is out there doing that too, that means there...