confidence and focus) is one the biggest and most common issues/ challenges that sole traders, small business owners mention to me when they attend my workshops, talks, masterclasses - and when they approach me for coaching. It is something that affects those at the pre-start, start-up and growth stages of business / being your own boss. Your energy, effectiveness, success and happiness are all linked to it and affected by it. So how do you motivate yourself and others be it potential customers, contacts, colleagues, suppliers or staff and partners? The key to motivation is knowing what your - and others motives, drivers, desires, values, priorities and purpose is - and honouring and working from this powerful place. Rich, sustained, compassionate motivation is a hallmark of the Soul Trader.
We hear a lot about going with the flow. This is very important indeed but how attuned are you to your own flow? It's in the alignment and merging of the two that real magic can happen in your life, business and career.
How important is health and fitness in running a business? Barely a week goes by without there being a report about the state of the nations health, a sedentary lifestyles, the stresses in the workplace and business and so on. So when you put these things together you can see why being mindful about your [...]
Even if you're very mindful and heart-centred there can and will be times where running your business / practice will get tiring, trying, taxing and testing. There will be times where there are all sorts of demands, pressures and issues that need to be addressed, managed and balanced. Be it challenges at home, with customers, [...]