Goal Setting

Overcommitted Means Uncommitted

Overcommitted means uncommitted.  I know that sounds weird – after-all, does it not mean exactly the opposite?  So how can it be the same thing?  Well, it can – and in a sense, it is. Over commitment is like a slowly spreading disease.  And most Solopreneurs fall victim to it from time to time.  The trick is to see it…

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How to Achieve Your Goals

A lot of what I do, as a business coach revolves around helping clients not only set their goals but also achieve those goals. So I thought it might be a good idea to touch on this topic.  And it really is much easier than you think! Step 1 – Set the right goals Firstly,…

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Procrastination is emotional

We all procrastinate. And I think we all want to procrastinate less. The question is how? I believe understanding the role our emotions play will go a long way towards solving our problems with procrastination. Because we are emotional creatures. Our emotions can impact on every aspect of our lives. So is it possible that…

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THIS is Why You Fail to Reach Your Goals.

Working with my consulting clients over the years, I have noticed a few common threads shared by those who often fail to reach their goals. Once we start drilling down into their habits, these issues always seem to pop up. No matter which industry, type or size of business the person works in, one or…

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Goal Achieving Habits

  We all have habits – some good, some not so good. In a recent interview for a business article, I was asked this question: “If you could choose one habit that would guarantee achievement in your goals, what habit would you choose?” Mmmm, interesting question which made me re-analyse my habits – the good…

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Want to be great?

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” – Zig Ziggler Too many great ideas die a terrible death due to over-thinking. I see this in so many of my clients and contacts. They come up with a fantastic idea – for a new business, a new…

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Mastermind Groups

The concept of the Mastermind Group was formally introduced by Napoleon Hill in the early 1900’s when he wrote “Think and Grow Rich”. “No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind.” – Napoleon Hill The beauty of Mastermind Groups is that…

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Projects: Block Time Out in Your Diary

Case study: Lorraine runs a digital marketing agency in Melbourne, Australia. When she contacted me in August 2013 to consult with her company, one of the main issues was the fact that she never seemed to have time to work on her own business. Lorraine says: “My business is mostly busy – thankfully – and…

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