Category Archives: Business

Stress-busters !

  I spent a decade or more over-stressed, miserable and damaging my health.  I learned the hard way about the national epidemic of stress that exists in the UK, leading to physical and mental illness.  I was an idiot and ignored it, but then so do many small business owners.  If it isn't cash flow,…
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10 Ways to be more Confident at Work (and at home)

Low self-esteem plagued me until middle age.  From feeling like the dumpy one at the back o the games class, the less-wanted sister, the odd one out because I wanted a career (unusual in my peer group) and then through years of trying to balance motherhood and running a business which leaves us all perpetually…
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How to value yourself when selling

  During the sales workshop I did at the  wonderful WiRE conference recently,  many delegates talked of their  lack of clarity on price and value.  Because we either don’t understand, and or under-rate what value is when it comes to selling, we get price problems as a result.  I often hear people say with both…
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“Authenticity is at the heart of success ” anon

One of the most consistent themes in recent years has been the search for authenticity – the rejection of fake values and identities in both business and as ourselves as people.  Rather than copycat our role models, we aim to recognise we are different people to start with while using their achievements for inspiration.    We…
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