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Fixed MINDSET or a Growth MINDSET

Have you ever stopped and considered how your business is doing? What parts are working and which are not? Is there parts of your business that could be improved? If 1 was POOR and 10 EXCELLENT – How would you score the different parts of your business? Sales             POOR – 1- 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – …

The Next Move.

Nearly 5 years ago I stepped on the scales at nearly 22 stone. Each of us, at this minute, are a result of the choices we have made. In one of the best personal development books authored by Jack Canfield entitled “The Success Principles” states that we need to take 100% responsibility for our own lives. I believe that God has a plan for this world …

I have trouble with piles!

Yes you read this correctly.When I say I have trouble with piles I mean that I have piles of paper everywhere. Can you relate to me or are you super organised? As a half Scot and born on Hogmanay I was taught some of the Hogmanay traditions. One of these is that the house should be cleaned before the New Year.  It may be a great tradition although …

Learnings from Our Mastermind Group

Napoleon Hill wrote about the mastermind group principle as: ”The coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in the spirit of harmony.” He continues… “No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, which may be likened to a third mind the master mind.” Mastermind groups …

Are you happy with Average?

I am now doing my “NEW” Average. That was what I was told by one of my Mastermind members. Let us call him Joe. To let you into secret, Joe increased his business last year by 48%. Yes you read that right, 48%! So when Joe said he was doing his new average it was a substantial jump from the year before. “How does that fit with your target for …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 10

Change your mindset   If you need to lose weight you will need to change the picture in your head. You will no longer be fat but you are getting thinner every day. You will no longer be lazy but be getting healthier, fitter and strong each day. See yourself crossing that finishing line and feel the emotion. Play these pictures and recordings each …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 9

Give yourself rewards Go on and celebrate, let off a party popper. The goals you have set are a destination but you are on journey. Keep an eye on the good things that are happening and enjoy the progress. Celebrate achieving the steps on the way to your Big Goals. Some of the things you might want to celebrate could be reaching a sales target or acquiring …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 8

Track your progress Tracking is the single most essential tool in weight loss. The process of seeing what progress you’re making is incredibly motivational. What gets measured gets done! It always astonishes me that many business people don’t know their numbers, even down to their sales for the last month. During one workshop a participant stated …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 7

Set detailed goals You may have one overall goal but it is good to have a number of smaller goals and different aspects twithin them. You may want to increase your sales by £xxx within this year. What does that look like on a weekly basis? Weekly Sales Number of telephone calls needed Number of contacts made Number of new clients Remember you are working …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 6

Build a support team One reason why I believe that Slimming Groups work for people is the support groups that they provide. They state that people who come every week and stay for group sessions loss more weight. During these sessions people support each other with ideas and they are educated about foods etc. The weekly meetings provide an accountability …