I have been thinking about my mum, Mary, a lot lately. Thankfully, she is still alive at 81 and, even though ageing and more fragile, she has still retained a sharp, focused mind and sense of humour.
Until she retired, mum was a successful businesswoman – quick with numbers, stylish, kind, a fabulous cook, a generous loving mother to four children and she had an innate talent for entertaining people and building relationships.
Growing up, I used to think she was a Superwoman, especially watching her juggle family and business. One thing I know for sure is she is definitely my hero.
Here’s what she taught me about business and life. You can read about the key lessons here.Continue reading
“My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it’, not ‘You go do it’. How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!'” — Jim Rohn
Most business owners feel they have to figure things out on their own.
Imagine what it would be like if you had access to a leading expert and leader, who you could contact to ask for advice. Especially when you feel overwhelmed with choices and need to make sound business decisions faster.Continue reading
Can you guess what it is? Before I answer, I have a few questions for you to consider…
Do you own a business and are you looking for ways to increase your sales and scale, so that you can grow fast and the business can, ultimately, run without you?
Do you feel like you can’t work any harder – you’re burnt out and overwhelmed and doing too much just to keep your business operating?Continue reading
There’s a lot going on and loads of responsibility, so how do you avoid the common mistakes event-organisers so often make? Several mentoring clients let me in on their top-learning experiences.
Never expect friends and family to refer people.
Often, clients have relied on friends and family to assist them in filling their events. Friends and family are well-intentioned, of course, and yet, your best bet is to develop a well-structured referral programme where you offer both training and incentives.