I’m a serial over thinker. I can’t count the times I’ve found myself awake at 2am stressing over something that I can’t even help! But after a lifetime of struggling with over-thinker-itis, what I’ve noticed is that happy people don’t overthink things. They decide to stick with something and just go with it, taking action without all the niggles that …
It’s that time of the year… 2 days to go until we close the door on 2018 and open up to the excitement and endless possibilities of 2019.
Clearly like everyone else, I’ve taken some time out to review 2018 and set some time aside to clearly consider the coming year. I did all the business planning weeks ago, but I wanted to set some time aside for me to consider my personal direction for 2019.
It’s that period between the hype of Christmas and New Year. Typically busy in my household as it’s my husband’s birthday on the 27th, so when you’re starting to think about stopping with all the excesses we have another celebration. So I manage to carve out some reflection time to evaluate what worked and what did not! In 2018 I had some great wins and some EPIC failures.
So as we approach the end of the year, it’s been really powerful to take some time to reflect and take the learning – always the learning.
From the outside it’s easy to project this glossy image of what being a successful business owner is like, the travel, the laptop lifestyle, the great reviews and brilliant client successes. But it’s important to me that to be transparent. As it not all lap top lifestyle and sunny postings.
I was yearning for the FEA Carrie Green planner last year – I had total FOMO! It seemed expensive, I left it too late and then missed out. She sold out – brilliant marketing, beautiful planner. So this year I was determined, determined to bag it. I knew I had ordered it, months ago…. Even then, when people started …
You may or may not now know that Linda- The Master Fixer- has taken on two (lovely) interns in recent months. Here at MF HQ, this month is all about scaling up your business as efficiently and effectively as possible and Linda thought this might be a good opportunity for Lalaine and I (Rosie) to come together to write a blog about how we think successful businesses become just that- a successful business.
“The worst thing you have ever written is better than the best thing you have never written.”
Summer holidays can be the prime time for business owners like ourselves to lose our mojo. The kids are running free and you have little time on your hands to focus on yourself, here’s a few tips and tricks to get that mojo back.
We all know that setting goals can be hard and keeping them can be even harder especially when these goals have to potential to make or break your business. If you follow these simple top tips you’ll be on your way to achieving your wildest business dreams!
There are a huge number of inspirational business women out there. Those that have battled the testing times, running business whilst being a mother or wife and those flowing with entrepreneurial mastery. As someone who has worked in the corporate world, managing teams of people as a single Mum, I have a real level of respect for those that do it all. It really isn’t easy, but certainly teaches you some valuable life lessons.
You’ve heard it, I know you have – the old age and classically overused quote “Fail to plan, you plan to fail.”But really it is relevant now? Isn’t it more about a dynamic cocktail of planning and execution. There is little point having an awesome plan, beautifully nurtured, colour coded, project managed if there is no execution.