Business Performance Coaching Blog

How to fall in love (again) with your business dream

If you were asked, “How did you fall in love with your business?", how would you respond? Are you in love with or do you love your business right now? Being in love with someone special in your life takes effort, commitment and time. Being in love with your business

Outdoor exercise and business coaching – the perfect combination

Ashley Sandy was launching a new business as an outdoor fitness instructor, offering Nordic walking classes in Wiltshire. Gail’s outdoor coaching programme attracted her. It gave her the chance to discuss her new business plans and challenges with an experienced business coach, at the same time gaining the benefits of

Active life performance coaching brings clarity of thought

Santosh Sagoo was at a life crossroad. She had recently left a 15-year role in a strategic management position and was looking for a new direction. Santosh was keen to explore life performance coaching from a different angle. “I’d attended one of Gail’s masterclasses, so I knew I could easily

Is the Northern Lights on your bucket list? What’s on your living list?

On a recent trip to Iceland, my husband and I were blessed to witness an awe-inspiring life moment – the magnificent Northern Lights, in all their colourful glory. A truly thrilling and unforgettable experience. Mother Nature’s hypnotic performance of dance across a star-filled sky. Absolutely awesome. We live in an

Tales of a Small Business: The Day I Broke My Website

Do you own and run a small business? I do and I have been since 2005. Over the years, the decision to self-manage all or most parts of my small business, has meant just that. At times, I’ve been responsible for the admin, accounts, tax, marketing, and my website. I’m

Running outdoors free from distraction unearths great ideas for business

Wellness coach, Mum of 3 and charity runner, Claire Dore, shares why running outdoors, distraction free, gives her access to her best business ideas. When did you start running and why? Back in 2012, after having children, I wanted to get fit. With short bursts of time available, between school runs, parenting

How to Think Yourself into Being More Productive

When you sit down at your desk each day, what do you think about first? What you need to achieve for the day? Wonder what your connections are up to on social media? Avoid facing the tasks you don’t want to do? As you think, are your thoughts positive, pleasing

Did you know that September is the NEW January?

Really you say? But January is months away... In reality, as I write this post on September 5th, it is actually 17 weeks until January 1st 2017. As you consider the question I've posed, think about the season of autumn. What starts to happen in September? The children return to

Run: It’s a body and mind connection

Voice over artist, Freelance Mum Networking Queen, Mum of 2 girls and keen runner, Faye Dicker, talks about who inspired her to run and how running helps to refresh her perspective in business. When did you start running and why? In 2000 I started running, after being inspired by my Dad, who

3 Reasons Why I Love to Work at Desk CoWork

Let me set the scene. Since 2005, I’ve been working for myself. A majority of the time, I am out and about with my clients, either business performance coaching in their premises, or in a hotel foyer, or outdoors in the fresh air. When I’m not coaching, I focus on