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?
In November each year, I encourage my clients to review, consider and plan what they would like to achieve the following year. Make a head start, nail your thinking and focus, and take action now.
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 personal performance coaching from a different angle. “I’d attended one of Gail’s masterclasses, so I knew I could easily
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
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
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
On a scale of 1:10 where would you measure yourself currently, in terms of (a) confidence in yourself and (b) confidence in your business? Are you close to 10 in both, or have you scored yourself between 5 and 7? Being confident in yourself and demonstrating confidence when speaking about
Discount, does it work in your favour? I'm sure you'd agree that there is a great deal of competition in business, as you strive to achieve a consistent level of sales? You know that sales are required for sustained business growth and development, and that without sales your business may
Last night I delivered my 'Mirror, Mirror on the Wall' Confidence presentation to the wonderful Folly Dollies WI group in Faringdon. A vibrant group of women, from young Mums to professional women in business, my talk focused on ways to become more confident. It was a pleasure to present to
A limiting belief can be likened to a blackout blind. It keeps you in the dark... A blackout blind is designed to stop light from entering a room. The blind keeps you in the dark. The blind prevents you from being able to see. Your limiting beliefs do the same.