“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher” Oprah Winfrey.

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher” Oprah Winfrey. There are a lot of naysayers out in the world, a lot of people who want to bring others down, lack the belief in you out of fear they are not living their life of truth. Call them vampires, energy suckers, […]

The thing about me is…

The thing about me is…. I am unique, I see the big picture, I say what I think, I can chat and get along with most people, sometimes I come across as direct, I am quick at making a decision, I can have 5 conversations at once and keep up with all of them! The […]

Reflect, Review and Propel into 2016

I don’t like to point out the obvious but we are rapidly approaching the end of 2015. I have no idea where the time has gone, yet this seems to happen every year. We get to mid November and it suddenly dawns on me we are literally only weeks away from Christmas. It is so important […]

How to Systemise your Business in 5 Easy Steps

It can seem like an overwhelming task. The task you know has to be done. If it’s not done you know you can’t take the business to the next level. That task is systemising!! When I talk to some of my clients about systemising their business I see a blank look of horror come over their […]

The 5 Steps from Surviving to Thriving in Business

Business can be a tough gig and not for the faint hearted. Balancing cash flow, clients, staff and your own sanity can be a juggling act at best. How do some businesses cut through all of that and go from surviving to thriving? First let’s explore this concept of surviving in business. It doesn’t matter […]

How to discover your values

There are many exercises you can do to elicit your values. Before you start you want to be clear on what values you are wanting to bring out. We have our core values. These are our fundamental beacons for the decisions we make. We also then have values for the different areas of our life. […]

What it takes

What it takes We all have dreams. We all want to live a great life. To do this we need to learn the tools to change our gears. Sometimes we need to adapt quickly other times we can slow it down. To get the results we want in our life, the inner gears must be […]

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make when finding their mission

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make when finding their mission I talk a lot about the importance of business owners knowing both their personal mission / purpose and the mission and purpose of the business. As Simon Senik says “Start with Why”. However I have come across some common mistakes business owners make when […]

How to find your mission in 3 easy steps

How to find your mission in 3 easy steps It’s very interesting, most business owners I have worked with get really stuck on how to create their mission. We live in such a ‘doing’ and ‘implementation’ world that to stop and go to the higher purpose can be a struggle for some people. So I thought […]

Why every business owner must know themselves

Why every business owner must know themselves If we make the assumption that in a small business scenario most times the boss is the business owner. If we follow that assumption then it would lead us to believe that the boss must be a leader right? Well if only that were the case. There are […]