Procrastination and how to stop it

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

It’s been some time since I wrote about ‘procrastination’ but as I realise that I have already broken all my new year’s resolutions, maybe this is a good time to take another look at it! Grab a pen and let’s work through this together: 1.  Write a list of the things that you have been […]

What is the key to a successful business?

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

So you’ve turned your back on paid employment and are venturing out on your own but wouldn’t it be great if you knew the key to a successful business before you started? I have noticed that recently a lot has been written on this subject with many people stating that the key is to know […]

How do you spend your time?

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

This is a question that I frequently ask clients.  It’s amazing that if you really analyse how you spend your time each day you will see that you can find more time for the fun things by eliminating some of those energy guzzling tasks that we waste so much time procrastinating about. So there you have […]

Why some businesses succeed while others struggle (Part 1)

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The German philosopher, Goethe, had the answer to this when he said, “The important thing in life is to have a great aim and possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.” The first time I meet a new client it is always an introductory to make sure that we are a good ‘fit’ […]

Procrastination

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

This has got to be one of my favourite topics! Apparently procrastination refers to the act of replacing high-priority actions or tasks with low-priority actions. I see it as finding reasons or excuses for not doing the things that we know we really should be doing.  We are all guilty of it and there is usually a fear […]

Why does fear have such a big hold over us?

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

When I read Jane’s blog http://knowboundaries.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/the-fear-factor/I realized that so many of us struggle to confront  our various fears. The other week I took a few days off and headed to Belgium for a long weekend.  Living in Holland, this was easy we just packed up the car and my husband drove us there.  We had […]