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Getting on board with a Business Coach

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You’ll have probably have heard of ‘business coaching’ but it’s quite likely that you have never considered it for yourself. Australian native and successful business coach Gail Gibson has been residing in the UK since 1996 and has recently worked with a company in our industry. Here, she explains a

Outdoor performance coaching enables new power walking routine

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  Debbie Smith wanted to get fitter and healthier but with a busy personal and professional life, she’d been unable to make exercise part of her daily routine. Debbie is a personal branding specialist. She coaches individuals and organisations and, naturally, understands the value of good coaching. Gail’s

Why Do I Need to Pick Your Brain?

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How many times have you been asked by someone if they can meet you for a coffee and pick your brain about a business idea or issue? No doubt a few times in your business career. When you get asked this question, how does it make you feel? Valued or

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? 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

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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