London Calling

Unfortunately, wherever you are in the world, you’re probably hearing about London this week for all the wrong reasons. Chaos, rioting, looting, and just plain lawlessness on the streets of even some of the quietest neighbourhoods in the British capital. This makes me so angry, because as a business coach supporting large and small businesses […]

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  • 09/08/2011

How Often Do You Test Your Business?

Being aware of how your business is running is valuable information at any time. However, when time times are not so easy, having this knowledge to hand can oftentimes be the difference that makes the difference with regard to being able to capitalise on a new initiative or head off what, if left, could spiral […]

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  • 04/08/2011

Bad News Sells, and What You Can Do About It

To say it’s been a challenge seeing a silver lining through the bad economic and business news these past few days is an understatement, especially as: The US have now agreed to raise it’s debt ceiling by an eye watering $2.4tn. The EURO is again feeling the effects of member state debt, this time from […]

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  • 03/08/2011

10 Top Tips To Be Happy!

Following on from yesterday’s blog post, ‘How To Be Happy At Work’, here are my 10 Top Tips to help you achieve just that. As you’ll see, each step is quite easy to achieve. All I ask is that you do DECIDE to give each one your all. Maybe you’ll include them as a new […]

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  • 02/08/2011

Choose To Be Happy At Work

As a business coach and trainer, I hear lots of stories of people not feeling fulfilled or simply being downright unhappy at work. But since we spend at a least a 3rd of our life there, surely to be happy during the hours of business, whilst at the office or doing the job you do […]

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  • 01/08/2011

4 Essential Leadership Skills

Focusing on strong leadership skills is essential to any business, no matter what the size, no matter what the economic climate. No one needs to tell you how unbalanced the last couple of years have been. An indispensable part of the entrepreneurial procedure is to be willing to learn and grow your leadership qualities, two […]

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  • 28/07/2011

Helping Business Out Of Recession

The effects of economic recession have been intense on businesses around the world, making it tough for businesses of all sizes to succeed and in many cases even keep their head above water. Still, there are many businesses that have managed to come out of the recession untouched. However, these are the businesses that have […]

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  • 18/07/2011

Make Life Work- eBook

Price: £35.00   Make Life Work: The Art of Epic Thinking …is an eBook designed specifically to redefine your idea making process and accelerate your journey towards achieving the success you want. Whether you class yourself as ‘spiritual’, in-touch with your ‘mind-body connection’…or think it all a load of New Age hocus-pocus, this book will […]

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  • 15/07/2011

Communication For Successful Businesses

Having effective communication in the workplace is necessary for any type of productivity for a business, particularly coming out of a recession. However, many companies choose to avoid implementing any type of effective communication. And this is where some companies make their biggest mistake. Working with a business coach can help your employees understand the importance of effective communication […]

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  • 15/07/2011

How To Build Employee Motivation

Since the recession, and even before the recession, the question I’m asked more than any other by clients and prospective clients is, “how do I motivate my staff?” So, today’s blog entry is designed to go some way towards answering that very important part of running a successful company or department. One of the roles […]

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  • 13/07/2011