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Outdoor exercise and business coaching – the perfect combination

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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

Running outdoors free from distraction unearths great ideas for business

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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

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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?

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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

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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

12 Ways to Beat Procrastination

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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?

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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

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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

Clarity and Creativity: Inspired by Running in the French Alps

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Digital nomad, web designer, techie blogger and charity runner, Kelly Drewett, of Kaydee Web Design, shares her thoughts on how running in the French Alps inspires clarity and creativity in her work. When did you start running and why? I’ve run for several years, however because of my digital nomad travelling

Running is about improving personal performance in life and business

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Chartered accountant, self-confessed triathlon junkie, athletics coach and charity runner, Della Hudson, of Hudson Accountants in Bristol, shares her thoughts on why her running time is thinking time to help her perform better. When did you start running and why? In 2012 I started running again after a long absence