About 15 years ago I was given the amazing opportunity to work in India doing a fast track promotion process with Zurich Bank for three weeks. Being a single mum, I’m sure you can imagine how much I struggled with leaving my girls at home, but after a lot of tears I waved goodbye and got on the plane to …
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 loved writing this blog as it’s a subject close to my heart. Here’s my 6 business survival tips to get you through the Christmas holidays without losing your mind or your business. Believe me I have more tips but didn’t want to blow your mind with all of them! I had two little people, a full time self employed job and being a single mum …