Business Performance Coaching Blog

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? January is months away... In reality, as I write this post on September 14th, it is only 15 weeks until January 1st 2018. As you consider the question I've posed, think about the season of autumn. What starts to happen in September? The children return to school

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

Have you made your dream business happen?

Business performance coach Gail Gibson joins the Mind Your Own Business team on Swindon 105.5FM Gail explains: “Coaching female entrepreneurs over the past 10+ years has given me an opportunity to be a key part of their development, growth and success. As a result, I have been privileged to hear

5 Ways to Boost your Self-Confidence

How confident are you? Self-confidence is a hot topic of discussion, both on a personal and professional level. Many people say that with self-confidence you can achieve unlimited success, whereas without it you may plod along through life. Opinion differs according to you as an individual. Think about the people you

7 Ways to Be Remarkable on Social Media

Social media, it's all around us. It has become the preferred way to communicate and connect, in our personal and professional lives. Social media, it's like Marmite - do you love it or loathe it? Either way, it is vital as a business owner for you to embrace digital technology

12 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Let's face, you, me, we all procrastinate. When faced with a task, we often question, think and decide whether to do something or not. In business, procrastination is a hot topic. In some instances procrastination causes stagnation as a business owner fails to move in any direction. This can be

How BOLD will you be in your business?

Yesterday at the Woodborough Entrepreneurs group in Pewsey, Wiltshire I delivered an interactive presentation on the concept of being BOLD in business, with a key focus on my BOLD acronym: Belief Opportunity Lead; and Dare. To take BOLD steps in business you need to: Believe in yourself, your talents and

How Not to Present in 6 Steps

We’ve all been to presentations, some good, and some bad. Which ones do you remember more than others – the good or the bad? What is it that remains clearly in your mind either way? Was it the presenter, the ‘story’ told, or how it was presented? Getting a presentation