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I’m Not A Successful Business Woman YET

I had a little challenge in my Hub surrounding getting the gorgeous Rockstars who are there to think a little more about visibility & opportunities. I asked them to consider writing guest blogs for one another and also for me to share with the Rockstar Community....

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We Have Moved House

I love the evolutionary nature of business. I love the fact that at times it asks us to dig deep & to pivot! This has been our home for quite some time now BUT it was time for a change.  I was time for us to experience our own PIVOT. I am super proud of...

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From Creatively Cursed To Creatively Confident

I'm a words gal!!! I bloody love words and I can create all sorts of magic with the written and spoken word. I'm a wordy pants. I'm not a designy pants. I have struggled with making things aesthetically pleasing for MANY years.  If I look back at some of...

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I Help You Fulfil Your Potential

If you're new here then WELCOME.  I could gush with a whole load of guff & fluff here but I really don't wanna waste your time.  It's a noisy old world out there and I don't want to add to that noise. You're landed in the right place if you're super...

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Case Study ~ Kate Spencer

I know that we are all inherently incredibly nosey and we like to see what others are doing and how they are doing it.  This can inspire us and whilst watching or reading about someone else's success it can also make it abundantly clear that actually we...

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Taking Action v Taking Your Time v Overthinking

This is a big, old conundrum, isn’t it? 🙄When should you be doing? 🙄When should you not jump in with two feet? 🙄When should you be letting ideas seed? 🙄When does thinking things through turn into overthinking? Now, I'm MASSIVELY passionate about you taking...

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The Whole Visibility Malarkey

Jeez Louise, I know that this one is a biggie! So often when we are in business we know what we gotta do but something just keeps getting in our way. Everyone is telling you to; ✔️Show Up  ✔️Get Seen  ✔️Chase Visibility  ✔️Get Out There  blah,...

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3 Things Only Coaches Would Understand

Let's have a low down of the annoying bits, the little funny bits and other little stories that only coaches would understand. In At Number 1 - Can I just pick your brains! Eeeekk!!! Often an expression that brings us out in a cold sweat – someone is after something...

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13 Steps To Boss Your Launch

Launching online can be a daunting task. It can feel initially like you are going to go off and shout into a deep, dark hole and doubt starts to creep in about whether you will ever be in a position to pull of big launches and make money from your online products. Add...

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The 4 Phases Of Business Development

I have been working with online entrepreneurs for YEARS now and recently I've been called to REALLY get down and dirty with the strategy and steps I've used to help hundreds of business to grow. I have taken a big step (almost a lunge ~ I know, right?!?) away from the...

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Launch Fatigue | How To Power Past It

Launch periods are intense. I remember the first "proper launch" I experienced and that work that went into it.  It was an "all in" kinda launch and was incredibly consuming.  It was a period of time where I almost lived in a student-esqe stylee, eating beans on toast...

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Launch Mindset | How To Combat The Launch Wobbles

So, here’s the thing…. Launching ain’t for the faint hearted. It is so easy to put together your product or programme and launch it quietly.  You think you’re shouting about it but, deep down in your heart of hearts, you’re not doing it justice.  You are being a bit...

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What You Need To Know Before You Launch An Online Programme

Online products/programmes/masterclasses/courses are a fab addition to your business because they give you an opportunity to leverage your time.  It means that you can put in the work and sell the same time put in to multiple people.  It's an opportunity and a gateway...

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Leave Your Job & Build Your Business ~ Should You?

I talk a lot about being "ALL IN." But how does that work when you're first starting out in business? Ok, so let's explore this one.  There's some very important points that you need to consider and it's time to make good decisions and decisions that work for you. As...

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Why Don’t You Get A “Proper” Job?

Ah, this one is a BIGGIE. I know that it's one that lots of people experience as helpful family & friends chip in when you're seeking to build your business.  It can be met with your wrath on occasions so let's dive into it... Often people mean really well. Often...

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It’s Time I Found A “Proper” Job

Have you been saying this one to yourself? You know the one - you should really pack it all in and go and get a "proper" job, you're not cut out for this, you don't even know where to start, you don't know what to do next, you were silly to ever think you could make...

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Be A Whizz With Weekend Content

Are weekends different?  If you had asked me that during my corporate days then my answer would have been "HELL YEAH!!!"  In the later part of my career in corporate I was a lady who lived for the weekend (ok, I just the word lady loosely 😂)....

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Spiritual Business Inspiration

I've been joined by a few absolutely inspiration & gorgeous spiritual souls to talk about what building a business has meant to them and the lessons they've learned along the way.... Andrea Lancaster Kate Spencer   Trudie Core, Indigo...

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Work With Yourself

I'm sitting down to pen this bad boy at 9.37pm ~ I'm not doing that because I'm being mean to myself and making myself work deep into the night BUT I'm doing it because I want to.  The house is quiet and I feel inspired to write.  This week I am putting the finishing...

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GDPR ~ More About What You Need To Know

The new data protection regulations come into play on 25th May 2018.  These regulations are applicable to all business (whether inside or outside the EU) who hold data on individuals/businesses within the EU. As when anything new comes into play so does a whole heap...

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3 Simple Steps To Supercharge Your Instagram Account

I asked the gorgeous Beckie Coupe to pop over and join us to talk about Simple Ways you can get your Instagram rocking.... With all the changes on Facebook and the ongoing battle that businesses are facing with ever declining organic reach, it’s not surprising that...

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Feeling Bored?

For various conversations I have had over the last few days there seems to be an increasing unrest amongst people. I've had various conversations about; ➡️ the boredom of the newsfeed ~ everything feeling a bit samey and "so what?" ➡️ attention rants ~ people having...

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What SHOULD You Be Doing?

What should you be doing? Big question at times.  It's a question that often rolls around when I'm talking about productivity, business direction, daily tasks, visibility & so much more. It's a small sentence BIG QUESTION kinda one. If I asked you that question you...

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Do I Need To Love My Business?

Building a business is hard work (sorry if that burst your bubble amongst the talk of working o.2 secs per week and making a gazillion pounds), it's not the easy option by any stretch of the imagination ~ even when you're super duper passionate about what you do BUT...

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The Combobulation Conversations ~ Spiritual Business

Building a spiritual business has it's own set of challenges that kinda work in a little bit of a different way to other businesses ~ I get it.  Join me for 20 minutes as we chat about spiritual business...             p.s. The doors to Spooky School are opening...

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Instagram ~ Pouts & Palaver?

I know that for lots of people they are really attracted to Instagram BUT have no idea where to start and it actually feels like a platform that's quite spammy and all those pouts 😱 It can feel like a bit of a palaver to learn a new platform and get it right. So let's...

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The Trick With Testimonials

The humble testimonial. Social Proof. What's that mean? I hear ya say. So, testimonials are a HUGE deal when it comes to social proof, they allow you to show people that it's not just you who says your products/services/programmes are ACE ~ other people are backing up...

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What Does It Mean To Be Consistent

Consistency is key (they say). It's all about making sure you are showing up regularly and you are sharing your message with your crowd. BUT, what does it really mean to be consistent?  Do you have to show up at the same place at the same time every single day?  Does...

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Panicking Over Pressing Publish

I have had a conversation with a gorgeous Rockstar this morning who was telling me all about how long it actually took her to write a blog post and get it out there.  We are talking days and days and days ~ not to mention the vast mass of blog ideas that...

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I’m So Disheartened With Facebook

"I'm so disheartened with Facebook, my Facebook reach is now lame AND what I thought to be reach is NOT ACTUALLY the reach I was getting and therefore I'm not even sure of what's going on anymore." I hearing lots of disheartened, heavy energy...

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6 Ways To Keep Reach High & Engagement Hot

Unless you've been living in a cave you'll have seen lots of people twisting, scaremongering and generally being totally grumpy when it comes to Facebook Reach, Algorithms and whether the time investment on working on your Facebook Page is actually worth it. You'll...

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GDPR ~ What You Need To Start To Think About

I am talking to the gorgeous Allison Christie from Tick The List all about the new data protection regulations that come into play in May 2018. It’s super important that you listen in on this one as knowledge is power and getting started will stop it being a huge, overwhelming kinda job.

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Tell Me, What Would You Do?

So there’s often lots of icky strategy and tactics that are actively encouraged in the digital world. I’m examining the concept of “I’ll do anything…….but I won’t do that” and talk a little about a recent experience of a “live” webinar. Jump in, I’d love to know what you’re prepared to do too…..

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Systems/Procedures/Workflows/Processes/Protocols

Wowsers! We'll make a procedure for that ~ yawn, yawn. My creative brain totally switches off, my eyes roll and with a swish of the hair and a flounce I totally want to turn my back on that. I wanna start of with 2 things ; There's nothing that will drain your...

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When I Dropped My Excuses I Found My Success

It's easy to make excuses.  It's easy to talk yourself out of stuff.  It's easy to sit on the sidelines and decide that you'll do something when or if or sit consumed by jealousy because other people seem to have their shit together/can make the investment you'd like...

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Do You Feel Like A Total Fraud?

I know that it's a common one, people feel like they are out of place in their market place.  The self talk fairy wades in with; Why would anyone listen to you? You don't know what you're doing anyway? What if you can't? You'll be a big fat FAIL!!! Ok, so steady on...

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Be Like Kate – Be A Rockstar | Case Study

I have been working with Kate for about 2 ½ years now.  When I first started working with Kate, by her own admissions, she was petrified.  She had had an Ebay business reading cards and when Ebay closed down the metaphysical category overnight her income was gone. ...

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Avoiding Video?

Whether you are totally avoiding using video in your business or you are scared witless each time you force yourself into it (which is infrequently) or if you're super uncomfortable and that doesn't seem to be going away then I TOTALLY hear you AND you certainly...

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Be Like Karen – Be A Rockstar | Case Study

Be Like Karen – Be  A Rockstar I first met Karen when things felt like they were all going terribly wrong for her.  She had had a stack of stuff going on in her personal world and as a result her business wasn’t feeling in great shape. Her Ebay shop had closed and she...

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Be Like Vicki, Be A Rockstar | Case Study

Vicki Nicolson is the brands (and beauty) behind Branding Therapy.  When I first started working with Vicki she was absolutely doing ok BUT she knew that there was stacks more inside of her. Vicki is soooooooo creative.  She has a shit tonne (a real life metric...

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A Prayer To Keep The Knobs At Bay

😜 A Prayer To Keep The Knobs At Bay 😜 Dear Universe, I'm here to help ~ I'm here to serve,  I know this client attraction thang might be a bit of a learning curve, But I set the intention & want you to know, I want my gorgeous business to grow I gotta get specific ~ I...

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Are You Neglecting Yourself?

I know what it’s like to give lots of myself to other people. Do you know that feeling too? We all have many roles in our lives, don’t we? And nine times out of ten, we all seem to come right smack, bang bottom of the list. My family often laugh (and agree) with me...

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I Mustn’t Facilitate Anyone’s Stuck

It’s important that you don’t become someone’s long term crutch! Absolutely, propping someone up when life has thrown them a curve ball is a really fab thing to do BUT if you continue to be their crutch over the longer term then you start to take away their power....

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If You Think It’s About You Then It Probably Is

Ok, so, there's a couple of things that I want to explore with this one! The concept of the snidey/loaded remark or Facebook Post and the whole "what did you make it mean" thing. Eeeeeeeeeee, well that one felt a bit loaded didn't it??!!! It's something that comes on...

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How We Give Away Our Own Power In Business

I know that this is one that might hit hard in some places but I kinda got to say it. There's a whole load of excuses and a little blame game & we can accidentally fall into it very easily. 👎 I don't have time 👎 I don't know how to 👎 I CAN'T do that 👎 Facebook are...

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Why I Don’t Want My Assistant To Work With Me In 2018

Well, well, well!! I don't want my assistant to work with me in 2018.  I want a someone new to take the mantle of Chief Looker Afterer Of Emma in 2018 and to be a prominent part of #teamrockstars. Why? What did she do? NOTHING! Now, this isn't a post saying "my...

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Meditation Week

Meditation is one of those things that lots of people know that they probably should incorporate into their routines but can often be missed when we get busy or we feel a huge resistance to.  I know that I was extremely resistant to meditation because I felt that...

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Look After Your Logs

I want to explain a little bit of an analogy I use A LOT!! It's all about the logs. So we are talking about placing logs on a fire here, see it through because it will make sense. Every day you get a number of logs that you can use.  Your logs are your TIME, EFFORT,...

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Discernment Is Key

There’s plenty of people in this world who will come down from the mountains, self proclaimed “gurus” or “leaders” who have an air of superiority flashing over them.  These are the people who will try to make you feel a little bit rubbish about every decision you’ve...

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Are You Forgetting That The World Is Your Oyster?

I suppose that that’s a good one to muse over.  I have written articles in the past about whether or not you always get what you expect and whether we are always shaping our own realities and opportunities and to a greater degree it’s true.  We totally get what we...

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Is Having A Job Lame?

Short answer is ABSOLUTELY NOT but that wouldn't make a good blog now would it. I know that there are stacks of people out there who are either busy little beavers building their businesses whilst working (full time and part time) & there's also a gang on...

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Naomi’s 6 Secrets to Making Your Website Google-icious

You can spend hours, weeks, and even months of your life creating your website, but have you ever stopped to look past the gorgeous bits, and delve into how much traffic Google is sending your way instead? As you may already know, I’m all for websites looking fabulous...

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Stepping Up On Social Media

Guest Post from the very gorgeous Beckie Coupe from Infinity.  I work very closely with Beckie on the Social Media strategy here at Rockstar HQ & love to pass her advice on to you all too! Big Love, Emma 💖 When you’re first getting started on social media, most people...

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What To Do About Facebook Reach

So there's been stacks of hyper and scaremongering when it has come to Facebook reach over the last few days ~ this isn't the first time we've ever seen the whole "Facebook is DEAD when it comes to organic reach" and I'm sure that it absolutely won't be the last time...

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How To Switch Off

One of the questions I get asked all of the time is what you do to switch off? What do you do in your spare time?  Are you always "on"? I find this question difficult to answer in some ways because I absolutely DO have more in my life than my business BUT equally my...

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The Festival – October 2017

So, I thought that it would be a super good idea to live stream all day long for one whole day.  I was going to start out on my journey at 9.30am and go all the way through to 9.45pm - I DID IT and do you know what?  At times I thought I might have been totally crazy...

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The Rockstars Reading List

I asked my Rockstars to start us off with a reading list of A-MAZING books for spiritual biz owners (whether fact, fiction, personal development or something in between). We've started a list here; Good to Great by Jim Collins, Write, Publish, Repeat, by Johnny B...

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Behind The Scenes – Time For A Change

I had a conversation this week with one of my Rockstars.  One comment I wrote through an exchange on Facebook Messenger was; People can be so hostile to change  I think change is really important.  I think it's important that we grow and we develop and it tied in with...

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I Need To Find The Magic Button

Seeking the magic button...... Oh, that magic button! The button is that #1 secret that everyone talks about, that way that you can make a gazillion, million, trillion dollars in 3.6 seconds working only 0.1 hour per week.  The one that will get you traction (nah -...

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Are You Energy Sponging?

Let's talk energy. If you are working with clients/customers or generally working with other people having an energetic influence on you throughout the day then what happens is that you sponge up lots of other people's energy. What happens is that taking other...

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Running An Online Summit | The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I am writing this post following a little bit of a download of the Rockstar Summit 2017. Let me tell you a little more.  This is the second year running I have ran a Rockstar Summit.  My motives?  To allow my Rockstars to step up and showcase their work, for them to...

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You Say “Critical” Like It’s A Bad Thing!

I am my own biggest critic!  No-one can be more critical of me than me! Is that a bad thing? Well I suppose it depends and I suppose the biggest factor is that whether your critical eye over what you do is purely focusing on the negatives and getting stuck in...

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Is My Site Shite?

I feel like I am sometimes a bit of a broken record about this one ???? My gorgeous web-warrior Naomi & designer Vicki will bear testament to the fact that about once per quarter I take my way through my website, looking at it objectively and subjectively, to see...

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I’ve Tried It BUT It Doesn’t Work For Me

Have you ever had (or have you got) that feeling where you have been pushing, you've been trying all the things you have seen out there on social media, on the blogs you've read, the advice that you've had (and boy has everyone been happy to pop their two penneth...

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Manifest Your Wildest Desires

So I know that lots of people fall on & off the wagon when it comes to manifestation.  It's like we get a few results & then we just jack it all in. My biggest piece of advice when it comes to manifestation (and I sit typing this in a house that I manifested) is; You...

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BUT My Crowd Are Much Harder To Engage….

So here's one I hear A LOT! BUT my crowd don't interact with me. My subject is such that people don't want to get involved on a public platform. I don't seem to be able to get my crowd talking. Well, Here's The Thing.... You're probably going about it in all the wrong...

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Switch Off The Noise

I jumping straight in to write this post after I've had a request notification to join the Beyond Ordinary Business Hub Facebook Group (so it's the private members group that is attached to my fabulous Hub and members of the Hub get stacks of help and support in...

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Mary, Mary, quite contrary how does your garden grow? Why are we starting off a blog post with the words of a nursery rhyme?  What's that all about? I am asking you to think about your garden.  Think about the fact that your business is a beautiful garden. I can make...

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Social Media Snobbery

Bear with me, I am going to use the word "LinkedIn" in this article.  I know that it will totally wash over some people like a tidal wave of nausea.  Please know that my intention is not to make you feel sick but it's a point that illustrated perfectly for me...

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Mindset Work – A Business Fail?

Now - wowsers trousers!!! Mindset - I know that it's seen as the guff & fluff of business.  I know that lots of people would look on and say - ack well, how important can that really be?  Why should I waste my time considering my mindset when I have so much other shit...

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I Grew A Pair By Being Sleeping Beauty

People told me that I had lost my marbles.  I was ready to turn my back on the career that had been my dream.  I had worked bloody hard to become a qualified lawyer and to be in charge of my own caseload.  I had strived to stand up in court and represent...

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Interview With Emma Holmes (ooohh, that’s me!)

Well, well, well - I kinda thought that it was about time I popped my hand up and was the subject of the interview rather than the host for a change. I spend time each week interviewing gorgeous Rockstars on Rockstar TV but now it's my turn.  The gorgeous Sarah...

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Lessons I’ve Learned In Life So Far – Part 3

This is the final part of a three parter series where you can find out the lessons I've learned in life so far.  If you've missed the first 2 then you can find them here; [button text="YES PLEASE SHOW ME THE WAY TO PART 1 OF LESSONS LEARNED IN LIFE SO FAR"...

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Lessons I’ve Learned In Life So Far – Part 1

I did an Instagram story recently that spoke about telling a little bit about your story and talking about who you are.  I know that this is a difficult one for soulful & heart centred entrepreneurs at times because their business isn't about them, it's about others....

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Successfully Surviving The Summer Holidays

I just to think that summer holidays were hard. I had conditioned myself to believe that they needed to be a super difficult period that caused angst and troubled waters.  I would tell myself that story that they were going to be a period of massive stress, anxiety,...

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Delegate more and stay in control.

Guest blog from Victoria Lofthouse of Excel Virtual Assistance Being and staying in control of your business is a big thing for small business owners. However, there comes a time in business where to grow and move forward you need to be able to concentrate on the...

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I Hate My Business

Wowsers Trousers!! A Strong statement as the title of the blog but one that I have seen in reality so many times.  I gotta admit that I have never got to the point of hating my business but there have been times when it's been significantly out of whack. I remember...

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Children & Animals Boss It On Facebook

I know that lots of people say that children and animals boss it insofar as reach is concerned on Facebook. What's that all about? It might just be their epic cuteness or there might be something else going on there? You might feel that wedging children and animals...

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Tapping Into Your Business Prowess

Guest Blog From The Gorgeous Angela Walton - Epiphany Junkie This blog is dedicated to everyone out there who shows up, faces their fears, overcomes limiting beliefs and damn well just keeps on going on their own unique quest to create an amazing business and an...

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The Cusp Of Burnout

Hey Rockstar, I want you to know that I totally get it and it's ok not to be ok. So, right now, your head feels like a heady mix of cotton wool, mashed potato with perhaps a side order of clouds. Everything you try to do feels like you are wading through treacle.  Why...

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Shadow Dancing

Most of the shadows that block us from shining our light are self created. We have told ourselves a story about why we must keep our light dimmed - about why we need to just partially show up and not entirely share what we are here to share. If we hold some back then...

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Why did I spend so much?

Guest blog from the lovely Vicky Powell - Retail Biz Queen I love to shop, for business and recreation and after working in the retail industry for over 20 years, and being paid to go shopping and spend other peoples’ money, you would think I would never fall for the...

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Summer Solstice & Business

Mid-summers Day, Summer Solstice, Litha, Mid Point In The Year - whatever you wanna call it comes up on 21st/22nd June.  In 2017 we are hitting it on Wednesday 21st June. It's the longest day of the year (although I had to explain to my mini Rockette that there were...

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Neptune Goes Retrograde

From 16th June 2017 to 22nd November 2017 Neptune hits retrograde. What does that even mean? So it kinda means that the planet appears to change course in the sky and zoom off in the opposite direction to which it usually heads.  BUT, it doesn't actually do that.  It...

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Trust Your Intuition

Whoop there t'is!! I used to kinda think about this one a lot.  I was told to trust my intuition and trust my gut but frankly I had no idea what it meant or how on earth to differentiate it from other feelings. I kinda took it with a pinch of salt and kept on keeping...

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Mantras I Run My Business By!

Ok, so I'm not a look in the mirror and repeat mantras to myself kinda gal. Now if that's for you then that's totally epic but I don't find it really fits with me and that's totally epic too BUT I do have a number of mantras that I am prepared to repeat to myself and...

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Why The Fuck Do You Have To Look

Eeeeeekkkkkkkkkkk!!!!! Ever found yourself taking a sneaky peek and then wishing you hadn't - sneaking that look between your fingers, you know you shouldn't and you know that it will never bring anything good into your world! So this is all about self comparison! You...

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Are You Delusional?

An article today with a BIG ASS title! Let me point out from the outset that this article isn't about calling you out, it's not about making your feel inadequate or just a little bit shit. It's about reality and it's about expectations. It's about giving yourself the...

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My Letter To You

Dear Rockstar I want to start off by telling you that I know that you are a Rockstar (well quite frankly, you're reading this so how could you not be). I want you just to spend a moment with me.  Grab a brew if you need to.  I have something that I have to get off my...

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Copy & Paste Scripts – Can They Be Used Authentically?

I often see lots of Social Media posts offering you the ability to get your hands on someone else's scripts or swipe files, encouraging you to copy & paste or use them word for word.  Simply grab & use and everything will be ok! Should you be using them? Are they...

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Post It Note Prowess

Post it notes (aye, I know that's a brand name but you know the type I mean - the sticky notes that we can stick everywhere with little notes on them BUT they are for more than just the occasional note here and there. Here's some of the ways that I use them in my...

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Is Your Customer Service Costing You?

Ah, so let's get a little clearer at the outset - is your customer service costing you?  Now, I'm not talking about you providing shitty customer service here in the main but will touch on it briefly to start us off (as that is what you might have expected when you...

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She Has An Ability To Upstage Me

So, girl child Rockstar is a wise little beaver.  She has an uncanny ability to upstage me for one.  Not only can she outshine me in terms of reach and engagement over on Facebook but she's also been known to strut her funky stuff in videos in my Rockstar Groups. She...

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I Work For The Worst Fucking Boss In The World

Let's look at that boss you work for!  Any of this sound familiar? She never gives me time off She expects me to work late into the night She berates me if I haven't started work the minute my eyes are open She thinks it's ok to demand me to work weekends She isn't at...

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How To Avoid Overwhelm

Do you often feel massively overwhelmed? Like you totally stuck in the procrastination around what you need to do, where to start and then you become massively unproductive and do nothing. We are looking at the main elements to help you side step overwhelm and what...

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Mercury Retrograde & Business – Spiritual Excuse?

I recorded this video about Mercury Retrograde in the pre-shadow and wanted to share it with you. WTF is Mercury Retrograde? How does it impact on business? If you loved this video then head over to YouTube and Subscribe to the channel (then you won't miss a...

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The Skinny On Digital Products

Are Digital Products Icky? I know that lots of people look at digital products as being "passive income" (a term which doesn't sit well with me as it suggests you do ball all and get paid - not the truth) and they use them purely as a way of increasing their revenues....

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The Stealth Ninja Of Sales

There's this little trap that lots of people have fallen into. It's a place that you enter without really being conscious about it. The alternative route makes you feel a little uncomfortable so you take the alternative option.  The option that is safer,...

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External Validation – Why You People Please

I know that this one is one that many people wrestle over. The whole; being seen v what do people think of me  v working alone v wanting a pat on the back v knowing that they shouldn't need a pat on the back What Other People Think There are so many things that are...

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Do you run from routines? Are you scared of systems?

Guest blog from the lovely Natalie Meyer - All In Good Time Do you resist implementing routines because they are just, well, just so booooring ?  Are systems just not your thing - you are a free spirit, why would you want to box yourself in?  If so you are missing a...

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That Thing That You Do Without Thinking – That’s Gold!

I have had some super interesting conversations recently about this one. I have been talking about that stuff that you do, when you are absolutely in your flow and working at your peak.  You are happy, you've got it all going on and it feels easy (ok, we will avoid...

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From Overwhelm To Action in 7 Days

Guest blog from the Suzanne Mountain where she is examining the ways that you can take yourself from completely overwhelmed into definitive action.  Suzanne is the master of change and helps people to navigate the seas of change with ease and grace - whether the...

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Why Using Your Facebook Profile Might Just Be Lame

Jeez Louise, I totally get the temptation - using your Facebook profile instead of a business page can seem like a draw to many.  It might start with the fact that you totally know your way around using your profile and it's an easy place to start, it might then roll...

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Jargon Buster – Part 2

Looking at some more of those words and phrases that are banded around and collectively make up the businessey b@llocks that is spouted freely and leaves you feeling like you just don't understand that people even mean! Funnels   Landing Pages, Opt In Pages, Squeeze...

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Jargon Buster – Part 1

Wowsers Trousers - there's an awful lot of businessey b@ll@cks jargon out there. Let's get down and dirty with some of the words and phrases you might come across and work out what they really mean! I'm going to start with some of those that you will come across all...

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Did You Read Your Memo?

Ever have days when the day to day rind simply seems to just leave you feeling numb.  You’ve passed by the whole “there must be more to life than this” and seem to have sat in the acceptance that this is what it’s all about. A little grim? Particular if you are in the...

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6 Things You Don’t Need To Get Started

If you have a fantabulous idea for a business but have been sat on it for ages waiting to get all of your ducks in a row then this article might be super useful for you. We will look at the things that you do and don’t need in order to get started. A 10 Year Plan...

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6 Things You Need To Think About On Your Website

Websites can be a right royal pain in the ass. They are a never ending project and they feel like they are never “done.” It’s important that you think your website through as well as continue to review the site as you grow as an individual and as a business. Keeping...

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Getting Started With A Website

I’m no web designer or tech ninja – I can do enough, I can build a site and make it functional if I want to BUT as my own mantra says “just because you could doesn’t mean you should” rings in my ears. I have enough knowledge to get frustrated with sites and the...

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Do You Really Need To Build A List?

I know that lots of people will to & fro on this one – is e-marketing dead? Absolutely not! All depends on who you listen to BUT for me e-marketing is still super duper important in your marketing and a perfect way for you to serve your crowd...

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Harnessing The Power Of The Moon

I asked my lovely witchy friends for some tips for you. Here goes... Drink plenty of water, get outside in the fresh air and get grounded...somewhere where there are trees and grass, smoky Quartz in pockets and Epsom salt baths with essential oils. Biggest thing is...

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Facebook Algorithm – WTF?!

The mere mention of “Facebook algorithm” may be enough to send shivers down your spine!  But equally, it can seem like a mystical, far away thing that you can easily ignore and merrily carry on with business as usual. If Facebook is a part of your marketing strategy,...

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Your Spiritual Skill Set

I know that lots of people have a massive skill set that they are simply finding is confusing! They can do; Reiki Crystal Healing Kinesiology Astrology Aromatherapy Nature Therapy Oracle Card Readings Tarot Card Reading Angel Card Readings Soul Path Readings...

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Is Your Newsletter Bores-Ville

Inbox are busy places these days (gosh – writing things like these days makes me sound soooooo old, anyhaps….). Once upon a time, not so very long ago we would actively seek giving people our email addresses if it meant that we avoided giving...

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Building A Card Reading Business

Whether you are a tarot, oracle or angel kinda person you can most definitely bring together a profitable business supported by that there skill. I know that most people who offer a card reading service under charge. They aren’t valuing their worth and they are...

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They Don’t Call Me Holmes For Nowt

They don’t call me Holmes for nowt. It’s an expression I use a lot!! Yup, my ego occasionally likes to think that it’s funny, hilarious even. It’s all to do with working intuitively a lot of the time and contact my Rockstars just when they need me to, telling them the...

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How To Be More Productive

Are you looking at your day to day and wondered whether or not you are getting as much done as you could?  Do you beat yourself up because you don't get through the to do list? Check out my interview with the gorgeous Productivity Princess Sarah Cornforth.......

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Splitting Up & New Beginnings | A Review Of Postcron

It was time to break up and break ups never feel like easy things to face.  You sit with it a little too long.  It constantly niggles away at you and you feel like it's sucking all the energy from you. It's those little things, the niggles, the stuff that left...

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Hygge – A Habit Worth Having?

Ok, so perhaps the title to this article is a bit misleading. I have been taking a look into Hygge over the week.  Seems to be one of those "fashionable" buzz words right now with people referring to the Danish practice A LOT! But, what's it all about? To me Hygge...

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Do You Need To Think Differently About Money?

Money can so often be filled with emotional charge, it can make us feel overwhelmed, anxious, sick on one side OR happy, in control and the doors to possibility well and truly open. I have interviewed Julie Feuerborn who is Julie The Money Coach all about...

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The Alignment Myth

Ah ALIGNMENT! Google gave me a definition.... alignment noun noun: alignment 1. arrangement in a straight line or in correct relative positions. "the tiles had slipped out of alignment" the route or course of a railway or road. plural noun: alignments "four railways,...

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Ducks, Bread & Business

When my little people were a little smaller we loved to go to the park to feed the ducks.  Girl Child Rockstar particularly loved being able to get the ducks to follow her with a little trail of bread that she would strategically place, all about an equal distance...

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What To Do When People Are Mean

I get contacted every now and then by lovely Rockstars who have had a mean comment popped on their Social Media or Blog or an email that has been scathing and harsh. It's often very personal stuff.  It's often loaded with really horrid comments about them, their...

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Should I Stack Up The Launches?

Does Stacking Up The Launches Make Sense? So you think that the best way to achieve a Passive Income (oh my word, don't we hear that term an awful lot these days?) is to stack launches back to back.  Finish up with one launch and then power on straight into the next,...

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You Gotta Take Responsibility

Wowsers, this already feels like a little bit of a controversial one and one where I'm going to be talking A LOT about there being a fine line! BUT, equally, I think it's a massively important subject to cover. It's about taking responsibility for yourself, your...

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Participating In The Planning Panic

I know that traditionally this time of year is all about resolutions and plans for future and I know that there's an awful lot of media and resources about right now to help you nail your plans. Don't get me wrong - I do love a plan and I am totes in love with...

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She Only Went & Bloomin Did It!

You know that thing that you have been talking about doing for yyyyyyyeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrsssssssssss?  That thing that's actually getting on your own nerves now?  You are sick of thinking about it, talking about it and not doing it?  That's how Heather felt....

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Meditation For Busy Minds

Guest blog from the lovely Hayley Gillard Meditation for Busy Minds Life can be busy, stressful and slightly crazy sometimes. When you run your own business it's so easy to get into overwhelm and panic, sometimes you can't see the wood for the trees and that can...

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Don’t Get Your Tinsel In A Tangle

Guest blog from the lovely Clare Cogan helping us the take everything in our stride over Christmas Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! It is that time of year as a business owner where it all starts to go a bit crazy! Add being a mum into the mix and add ingredients...

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How Does Mercury Retrograde Impact On My Business?

WTF Is Mercury Retrograde?  So, here's the thing, the planets hurtle about in space all of the time and as the moon cycle has a massive impact on everything here so does the path of other amazing planets that are hanging out in our solar system with us. When a planet...

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How to say NO or at least Yes less!

A fabulous guest blog from the lovely Suzanne Mountain... How to say NO or at least Yes less! ‘No’ is one of the shortest words in our vocabulary, so why do so many of us find it so hard to say? Well, many of us heart centred entrepreneurs are people pleasers. Nice,...

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How To Survive Christmas & Have A Ball

Guest blog from Karen Wilson of Quest for Success. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year ~ isn’t it? Really? I'm about to embrak on that ‘C’ word ~ Christmas ~ and no, I’m not sorry.  Here’s why… You see, even with the best intentions, information, education,...

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She Went & Launched Her First Course

The gorgeous Marie Fell was ready to take her business to the next level, she wanted to be able to help people who weren't just in her locality and take her Pilates/Physio fusion teaching to a wider audience. Marie knew she wanted to launch an online programme but was...

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15 Ways To Accelerate Your Business

I put together 15 things that you need to be doing in order to maintain, accelerate and grow your business.  None of these are pushy sales tactics.  Let's look at the ways that you can grow your business with a little heart and soul. Be A Leader  it's time that you...

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The Goal Magnet

Guest blog from the lovely Sue Davies Being a magnet to your Goal Often our goals feel ‘out there’, somewhere away from us, some way into the future.  Energetically, what we want goal wise and where we are currently, are often a miss match. I bet, though, that if you...

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The Secret Formula

Time for a little dramatic music.  Think of the suspense like pauses before the winners and losers are announced in the whole X Factor stylee competitions. Dramatic pause.  The secret to a successful business is THERE IS NO BLOOMIN SECRET!!!  If you wanted to really...

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How To Start Outsourcing

Outsourcing always seems to be the holy grail of business development.  I often hear people say that they will be happy once they are able to bring a team around them and start getting that stuff off their desk - you know,  that causes them a massive headache. I'm...

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Am I A Heart Centred Entrepreneur?

I talk A LOT about heart centred businesses and soulful entrepreneurs but what does that even mean?? I have been asked recently to define what I mean when I talk about growing heart centred businesses. It seems to be a term that lots of people have adopted and I love...

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What To Do If They Want A Refund

Wow, this one can trigger the pants off you!!  It can start out with the "I'm not good enough" "my work sucks" "I knew I'd get found out."  TO "how could they ask for a refund" "what I do is awesome" "they haven't given it a chance" AND may end up with a very sulky "I...

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She Went & Make It Happen

Three years ago Vicky Stanton had an idea, she wanted to create a planner, a planner that would work for busy business people, a planner that was practical and was that planner that she used on a day to day basis that made her more productive and profitable. It seemed...

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Content Constipation

I'm a MASSIVE advocate of leading with value in your work, your content is such an important part of all you do and the word content actually probably doesn't even do it justice. So, what am I actually talking about? Content is ; ✔️ everything...

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Drop The Labels Lady (or gents)

Are labels totally consuming you?   Making you overthink everything? Make you place yourself in a box? Now we aren't talking about all the labels that we see on stuff every day.  We are talking the labels that we are placing on ourselves.  I could really go to town on...

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What A Difference A Year Makes

It's ALMOST 12 Months since I started working with Karen.  Karen was stuck.  She is passionate about helping holiday home owners to get the best possible income from their assets and teach them how to get the bookings rolling in. When I started working with Karen she...

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YOU Are Part Of The Jigsaw

Can I let you into a little observation?   So often I see people pushing and hustling in order to grow their business.  It might be that there results of A-M-A-Z-I-N-G and all that back work turns them into, what appears to be, an "overnight success."  Whilst a...

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When Is The Right Time To Offer Digital Products?

Lots of people talk about this fabulous thing called passive income (I'm not a huge fan of the term - I prefer leveraged, passive always seems to suggest that you can do ball all and make money out of it whereas leveraged describes it better as...

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They Didn’t Believe I’d Make It Work

The gorgeous Vicki Nicolson of Branding Therapy has been busy building her business over the last 12 months.  She's been gutsy and tenacious and in spite of the fact that lots of people thought she wouldn't make a success of it, she's definitely proved them wrong....

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The Group Bit Of Group Programmes Freaks Me Out

Lots of heart centred and soulful business owners are hybrids - they are a beautiful, complex mix of introvert & extrovert.   Group environments can be beneficial and oh so stressful all at the same time. What often happens is that they feel a little intimidated by...

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How To Choose The Right Coach/Mentor For You

A Biggie this one is 😉 Choosing a coach or mentor is a difficult one.  Sometimes you feel conflicted.  Sometimes you feel like the choices are endless and if you were completely honest with yourself you could spend every penny you have if you went out there and...

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How To Choose The Right Programme Or Course For You

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready... The teacher will disappear.” Lao Tzu  The quote above is truly an interesting one and I do love it!  I'm sure you've heard the whole "when the student is ready then the teacher will...

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Can I Create An Online Product?

What does it even mean?? What's an info product and how can you travel to this magical place (akin to Narnia) where you can leverage your time and make money whilst you sleep? Let's talk digital/info products and online products/programmes and...

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Are You A Lightworker?

What is a Lightworker?  I asked in one of my groups how they would define a Lightworker and whether or not they considered themselves to be.  It was a super interesting conversation. Some of the following definitions came forth; A Lightworker is someone who feels they...

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Earning A Living From Your Calling

I know that lots of people feel that it's really, really difficult to make money simply by doing what you love and I suppose that there is a little bit of truth in that because it does take a little bit more than just blindly doing what you love with you want to...

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The Blogs You Forget To Write

I'm not talking here about all the flitting ideas that run through your mind about blogs you could/should be writing - that's a totally different blog. I am talking about making sure you are covering your specialist subjects. I know that it's easy to get a default...

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And Now They Are Going To Disney

A met this therapist a little while ago.  She was a good therapist but as we delved a little deeper she was a desperate therapist.  She was grappling around for money and was making 40 mile round trips for client appointments (therefore taking her hours and costing...

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The Mission Is So Big & Now It’s Being Serviced

Kate Spencer is a thought leader, a spirituality coach, an awe-inspiring woman who really does change the lives of STACKS of people.  She is the founder of kate-spencer.com and helps people to live with ease, grace & flow as well as incorporate their spirituality into...

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The Queen Of Osteopath Business Development

Welcome to a wonderful guest blog from the awe-inspiring Gilly Woodhouse - also known as Mrs Osteobiz.  I have had the pleasure of working with Gilly and helping her to build her massive success (#grateful) and I know that she is super passionate about helping those...

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How To Structure Your Blog – With Heart & Soul

Ah, blogging.  I know that lots of people get stuck on blogging because they have told themselves a little story that writing doesn't come naturally to them OR that they need to go out there and "find" their voice or that they are pants at the...

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Discovery Calls – Should I Do Discovery Calls?

I get asked an awful lot about whether or not adding Discovery Calls to your offering will bring you more clients and whilst I am totally in love with connecting to my audience and spending time with them there's a number of things that you need to consider before...

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The Lurkers

My kids are big Minecraft junkies and there's often talk of creepers in our house (if you don't have to endure Minecraft in your house then please bear with me - they are things that appear and try to attack you within the game) and it's similarity to the lurkers is...

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If Only I Could Believe In Me

I know what happens. I know that so many of my Rockstars doubt themselves, I know that they wrap it up as overthinking, as procrastination, as overwhelm.  They will call it anything but what is it.  It's the fact that they haven't come to a point (yet) of trusting...

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This Man Is A Genius

Picture the scene - I was using a gazillion different pieces of software in my business everyday.  I was taking payments through Paypal, I was using membership software on my website, I was trying to track invoices and payments, I was using a email software package...

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How To Be Amazeballs At Video

Guest Blog from the lovely Pam Burrows, People Booster that's jam packed with top tips on how you can get out of your way and get stacks more confident at using Video Marketing in your business. Dive in, and have a watch - Pam's awesome and don't forget to follow her...

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Is It Like Mr Benn?

When I was a little girl I loved the cartoon Mr Benn, I loved the fact that with the use of your imagination Mr Benn proved that you could be anything or anyone you wanted to be. I am a huge advocate of telling my kids that they can be anything that they want to be....

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I Know I’m On The Right Lines When…..

The thought of seeing your words, your ideas and your phrases on Social Media but posted by someone else can seem spiky at best, wobble-some and very, very defensive, hurt and angry. BUT, let's look at it another way. If you have inspired someone else then that means...

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I Ain’t Gonna Churn Out The Same Old *@!*

I was chatting to one of my VIP Rockstars recently and we were talking Social Media Strategy, we were talking about her feelings about Social Media and how we can improve her platform, reach, connection & relationship building. She said something that totes resonates...

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Birthing The Baby Elephant

OK, so I've had 2 kids and I know that birth day isn't a walk in the park. I'm not even sure I want to think about birthing a baby elephant BUT let's not get distracted by that now. So what I am musing about today?  I'm thinking about the enormity of the task in hand,...

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Is It What You Even Want?

Make a gazillion pounds a minute whilst your business runs on auto pilot. Work less, earn more. Exit strategy Blah, blah, blah! So is it? Is it what you really want?  You are probably sometimes seduced into it by the marketing, by notion that you can make more money...

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People Buy What?

The muse sometimes bites me at the most inopportune times, or so it seems.  I sit in the waiting room and I'm scrolling mindlessly through Instagram.  It's a great place for that (lovely escapism but don't get caught out when you're meant to be...

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The Stuff I Wish I’d Known Sooner

Grab a brew & let's have a chat. I am sat in my garden, on a beautiful August Monday in the sunshine... I'm musing and I'm in creative mode.  I know that when I am in creative mode I will produce lots of writing, videos and musings and that I will bag a tonne of...

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The Name Game | Naming My Business

Well, it's all a in the name isn't it? Is it? Really? Okay, so perhaps it isn't BUT this is a point where LOTS of people get stuck.  They get super stuck with the whole name thing.  Does it suit me?  Is it right?  Will I regret it?  What do other people think?...

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Where To Go With Fear & Belief

Do you believe in you? Sometimes? Or are you shaking your head and saying "nah, not really." I bet DEEP down you do. You haven't quit (you might have thought about it but you haven't). I've worked with lots of Rockstars who haven't always believed that they could make...

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Instagram – Should I?

Instagram is a relatively new platform in the social media space.  Owned by Facebook it is a visual platform where you can share images.  The BBC reported in June 2016 Instagram had hit 500 million users and 300 million peeps are using it each and every day! (click...

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HELP, No-One Is Signing Up To My Freebie

It's such an absolute kick in the teeth. It's so bloomin deflating. You spend STACKS of time bringing together an amazing free resource for your audience and you simply don't get the reaction you'd like. You might get a little trickle of sign...

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It’s Raining Frogs!

Guest blog from the lovely Sarah Cornforth, The Productivity Princess talking about how frogs can make you more productive! Anyone who has read my articles before will know that I have talked about productivity frogs in the past. I love this tool as it really is...

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4 Simple Steps to Setup Your Biz for Success

Guest blog from the lovely Julie Feuerborn of The Money Coach talking about setting up your business for sucess in 4 simple steps Starting a business is filled with all sorts of excitement and challenges. Whoa, what a roller coaster ride! Especially when you start...

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The Business Benefits of Colour Analysis

Guest blog from the lovely Lisa Newport from My Ruby Slippers. She is talking about why getting your colours ‘done’ can boost your biz potential It’s a well known fact that we are judged by our appearance, this extends across all of your branding; in business...

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Write a Book? Little Old Me?

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Only to pooh-pooh yourself at how ridiculous the idea is?  Well, it isn’t as crazy as you might think. As a business owner you have your own specialist subject, which you know oodles about. You have a story to tell about...

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Are you ALWAYS aiming for a best month ever?

Guest blog from the lovely Jo Bendle Productivity Coach and Mentor. She is talking about working towards your best month ever. Now let me start by saying that I’m not a fan of the word ‘AVERAGE’….. It’s certainly not something I strive for in life!  And I am guessing...

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Its alright for you, you are self employed

Guest blog from the lovely Anita McAloren from Ocean Coaching. She talks about what it really means to be self-employed.  How often do you hear this? From well-meaning Friends, Family, Clients??? Yep, we all hear this from time to time. Of course, it's all right for...

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The 10 minute Time Out

Guest blog from the lovely Hayley Gillard from Self Care Compass. She talks about the benefits of a 10 minute time out and how to do it. We all get those days when we have a task we just HAVE to get done. We NEED to focus and we can’t deal with any distractions. I...

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Is It Ok To Take Baby Steps Instead Of Giant Leaps?

Guest blog from the lovely Kirsten Sinclair all about whether we need to make constant leaps all of the time or whether sometimes those baby steps are just a little more productive!  Can we take it one step at a time? I had a client who believed that to create the...

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It’s Time For A Little Self Love

Here is a wonderful guest blog from the fabulous Kerri O'Loane all about why it's super important to start to be a little bit kinder to yourself! There are many reasons why entrepreneurs don’t show up online but a lot has to do with body image, self confidence, self...

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Visibility – Video and Vacuuming

A fantastic guest blog from Angela Walton from the Epiphany Junkie all about what to do if video shares your witless! So, one of the most challenging aspects of running or marketing a coaching business, particularly online, is the need for high visibility - putting...

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Are YOU Your Best Kept Secret?

Guest blog from the very wonderful Kate Spencer. You can have the best product or service in the world, but unless you are telling the right people about it in the right way – you won’t be a success. Ask yourself this - Do you want to be your own best kept secret? If...

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Could This Be What’s Stopping You Making Money?

** Guest blog from the totally wonderful Sarah Marshall from Tapping into Money Girl ** I remember the exact moment I decided I wanted to be a coach – it was a total epiphany! I’d been through an intensive coaching programme aimed at people with Chronic Fatigue/ME....

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