When did we stop being curious? As children, we were filled with creativity and imagination. We explored the world around us; we learned to climb trees, ride a bicycle, dig in the soil, and discover things. As we grew, we moved into a system of education, followed by, for many people, a working environment. Is this the point where we were stripped of being curious? What if we gave ourselves permission, once again, to embrace a more curious approach?
The Merriam Webster dictionary cites the definition of the term ‘when opportunity knocks’ as ‘when a person gets the chance to do something he or she wants to do.’ An interesting thought I have contemplated on many occasions. How do you know when opportunity knocks? Does opportunity knock at all or is it your responsibility to knock on opportunity’s door?
This month I was inspired by an action – to list the things I am grateful for. As part of my regular morning routine, to set myself up for the day, I affirm three things I am thankful for in my life. So, I decided to take the calendar action one step further, to consider why I am grateful for COVID 19, and focus on the positives I have achieved during the crisis.
Why wait until January to set goals and plan your new year in business? Get a head start. Take action now. Remember, remember your business in November.
Because there are many positive benefits to having an accountability partner, when will you make time to connect with a friend, colleague or business coach who can become your 'get things done' buddy?
FACT: Businesses who get coached simply do better in business. Do you know where you want your business to be but you’re not quite sure how to get there?
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
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
It was an honour to be asked to present at and be part of an International Women’s Day event in Bristol on Tuesday 10th March, hosted by Faye Dicker and Freelance Mum. Along with my two fellow presenters we were given the fantastic theme of Brave, Bold and Bonkers. Tasked
Two social media stories captured my attention today. Both stories highlight the action of going an extra mile for your market. Is this something you and your business do? Let’s look at the first story about Timpsons Drycleaning. As the image shows, the company is offering a helping hand to