7 Ways To Build Confidence (It’s Your Stress Busting Secret Weapon)

I’m sure we’re all aware of the impact that stress is having on the UK. The news is full of statistics and stories about how many working days are lost each year to stress. At the moment, it seems to me, that there are a lot of people living in fear: fear about their jobs, […]

7 Inspired Ways To Boost Your Business Success in 2013

Traditionally, New Year is a time for making change. Thousands of people all over the country will be sitting down and writing out their resolutions in order to affect personal change and transformation in the coming year. And by the end of January, most people will have given up on those resolutions and returned to […]

Lessons In Self Belief: How To Access Your Inner Squonk

As a micro-business owner, have you ever had “one of the days“, or even one of those weeks? You know what I mean. And when things don’t go according to plan we begin to doubt ourselves. Why are we doing this? Whose great idea was it to go into business anyway? It’s never going to […]

How To Achieve Success And Brilliance In Your Micro Business

(This is a sponsored post) Are you ready for success? Are you ready to be brilliant at what you do? Then know this. You already hold the key. You see our lives and what we do with them are ultimately the responsibility of one person – YOU! And it’s important you understand this because once […]

The Five People You Need On Your Team

Do you keep the right company? In business, learning to keep the right people around you is critical. You need to minimise the effect of the ‘energy sappers’ and spend time with people who ‘fill you up’. It can make the difference between success or failure, confidence and positivity or the lack of it. This […]

3 Simple Steps To Creating A Confident Team

Your team are key to the success of your micro business. Whether that’s people you employ, or the informal network you’ve built up around you. A motivated and confident team means a high performing one. Confident teams are: More engaged, Will buy into your business values and aims, Will go the extra mile for you, […]

How to Say “No” In Business With Confidence

If you’re a micro business owner, the chances are you work far longer hours in your business than you ever did when you had a ‘proper’ job! Your business becomes your passion, and you commit to it wholeheartedly. And in the early days you may take on more work than you can really handle. The […]

The Real Truth About Confidence

As a micro business owner, I believe one of the keys to success lies in your mindset. All the business and marketing plans in the world won’t make a bit of difference if you don’t develop confidence. You need to have confidence in yourself, confidence in your offering and be able to inspire confidence in […]

Do You Ask These Five Power Questions In Your Micro Business?

Congratulations… You’ve taken the plunge. You’ve started your own micro business and now you’re in for the roller-coaster ride of your life! The ‘highs’ of running your own business are many; flexibility, freedom, the chance to set your own agenda, letting your unique talents shine, and taking the ultimate responsibility for your life – living […]