Memory Tips For Life And Business

Memory tips for life and business

Sometimes, we find ourselves in situations where we are literally ‘on the spot’.  We have to give a speech at work or we have to deliver some sort of content to an audience without the help of any notes. Many people are now using the Facebook Live facility so they can literally go ‘on air’…

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A Job For Life?

A Job for life?

A job for life?  It’s a thing of the past … The world is changing at a million miles an hour and that includes the traditional workplace.  Back in the day, our parents and grandparents were told that they had ‘a job for life’ but now the headlines are full of tales of redundancy, zero…

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How To Be Your ‘Better Self’

Give Yourself a Check Up From The Neck Up The BBC recently ran a season covering mental health and the complexities of the human mind.  The unseen workings of the mind are the very essence of who we are and why we make the decisions that take us on the next step of our journey…

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Pessimistic or Optimistic?

Optimistic or Pessimistic?

Which one are you? Are you a pessimist?  You know the one that can always accurately predict whether you can or can’t do something.  You hear that little voice in your head that says, ‘I told you so’, when something goes wrong for you.  You expect failure and anticipate a negative outcome to whatever you…

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Taking Risks Is Worth It

Taking Risks

Taking Risks Is Scary! I can speak from experience when I say taking risks is indeed scary.  I have definitely felt the fear.  Starting a new life, a new business, a new ‘whatever’ takes you right outside of your comfort zone.  As Richard Branson once said: – “It is only by being bold that you…

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The Importance Of Failure

Sounds like a controversial start to a blog but, as Thomas Watson [President of IBM] once said: – “The key to success is massive failure” In other words, you have to work through the discomfort to get past the pain barriers which eventually lead to success.  There is no other way.  Getting things wrong is…

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Think About Your Future

The next five, ten, fifteen years are coming whether we like it or not. Sounds like an obvious statement but have you actually done anything to protect yourself from an uncertain future? Do you want to be doing a ‘normal 9 to 5’ at a time in your life when you thought you might be…

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Is the work life balance possible?

Guilt and frustration are emotions that the majority of us feel throughout our lives but for us ladies out there, it seems to be that we have more than our fair share on our shoulders.  Is it any wonder when we read statistics like this: – In 2012, the World Bank published a report on…

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Is It Time For a Career Change?

Is It Time For a Career Change?

Is it time for a career change? Like, me, you’d probably never imagined what life might be like in ten, fifteen, or even twenty years.  It’s safe to assume that most of us [including me at one time!] just keep coasting along from month to month never really thinking what the world will be like.…

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How To Boost Creativity

Boost Your Creativity

How To Boost Business Creativity – Declutter Your Mind When your mind is full of rubbish, creativity just flies right of the window.  It’s a domino effect:  one worry leads to another and then another and another … I find that writing down my worries and concerns are an effective way of ‘dumping’ the clutter…

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