Goal Setting Lessons From 3 Highly Unlikely Sources

Have you ever had a discussion with a totally unlikely source that ended up challenging you to go for more? That’s what happened to me last week and it led to this post. Here’s where it all started… There’s a huge mango tree outside my flat that houses different species of birds, with the most being crows.…

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My Secret Formula to SMART Goal Setting

In the last blog post, I shared a simple 5-step solution to setting and achieving your goals for 2016. One of the steps was to make your goals SMART. If you haven’t checked out that post, do so now. Traditionally, SMART stood for: Specific Measurable Achievable (or Attainable) Realistic Time-bound Management experts would, and still do,…

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Are you ready for 2016?

I had an interesting conversation with a former client a few weeks ago. It was early October and she had already surpassed her goals for 2015. She was now winding up her work for 2015 and setting goals for 2016. For my client (let’s call her Mary), any money coming in now is a bonus as her team…

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5 reasons to stop procrastinating on important things

Over the last 3 months, my business has grown steadily and I’ve got more clients, inquiries and contacts. I’ve had a number of people ask for complimentary consultations to identify what’s keeping them stuck in business and I had fun doing these sessions. I also increased my online presence and networked more offline with the result of having…

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Powerful tools to reduce time spent on Facebook marketing

Online marketing can eat up a lot of your time. If you’re like me, you get started on one thing and hours later, realize that you have veered off track and gotten derailed to other stories and posts. Here’s how you can reduce the time spent on Facebook marketing. 1. Find out the type of…

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Upstaged by an 11 year old…

I’ve been working hard on my blog this month, waking up quite early and sleeping at around 1:00am most days of the week. The end of each day feels very fulfilling because I’m one step closer to achieving my goal of having a blog with useful content. Then came an 11-year old with a great idea. He was…

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