What Failing Taught Me

What Failing Taught Me

What failing at school taught me about being an entrepreneur?   I was a total nightmare at school - academically speaking. I left school with 3 0' levels (for those from other education systems that means I failed 5 out of 8 subjects I studied for more than ten...

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Boundaries With Benefits

Boundaries With Benefits

Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you and me simultaneously. Prentis Hemphi I just love this quote! Many of us have been in closer proximity with family members than we are accustomed to, and tensions can start to rise. We must make compromises, but how...

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Building A Daily Practice

Building A Daily Practice

Who's in charge of this monkey? How a daily practice can build will power, lower stress, and put you in charge of the voice inside your head. I have been practising the three pillars, of the Wim Hof method, for almost exactly a year. The breathing method is helpful...

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Why Are You Really Here? 

Why Are You Really Here? 

Why Are You Really Here?   A team of Harvard School of Public Health researchers found that if you have a higher sense of purpose in life, then you are more likely to be healthy and physically strong as you grow older. A higher sense of purpose is defined as having...

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Entrepreneurs Are Human

Entrepreneurs Are Human

Entrepreneurs are human Humans are incredibly creative and can accomplish amazing things. They can do this when their hearts and minds focus on a compelling vision, and they have the resilience and will to embrace their humanness. They need to step towards their fears...

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Succeed As An Entrepreneur

Succeed As An Entrepreneur

Succeed As An Entrepreneur: Tips from a pilgrim I just had a conversation with a fascinating man who walked 1,200 miles to Rome, along the ancient Pilgrimage route the Via Francigena. I loved his story, and much of what he shared is great advice for business owners...

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Do You Have An “Avoid at all costs” List?

Do You Have An “Avoid at all costs” List?

What's on your "avoid at all costs" list? Warren Buffet once asked an employee what his goals were. The employee wrote down a list of the 25 things he wanted to achieve. Buffet told him to choose his top 5. The employee asked him what to do with the other 20 and...

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Shred Your To Do List

Shred Your To Do List

SHRED YOUR TO DO LIST! You may think I am crazy, but seriously this might be the best productivity hack you ever use! I shredded mine 3 years ago and I don't ever work with a to-do list. I found it exhausting, as it was often longer at the end of the day than at the...

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What Are You Willing To Unlearn

What Are You Willing To Unlearn

What are you willing to unlearn, to drop or let go of to move forward?   This is a message I sent an entrepreneur client of mine this week who was feeling challenged and stuck in how to move her business forward. I hope it stimulates your thinking, too.  Every...

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