Monthly Archives: June 2015

Be Your Own Boss – part 2

In this blog [BE your own boss] I wrote a few years ago, I talked about the importance of being your own boss if you are going to work for yourself.  By that I mean you need to actually BE the boss – manage yourself, and hold yourself to account for all the things that…

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Get out of your box!

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how we define ourselves at networking meetings.  Have you ever noticed the way people respond when you ask them “And what do you do?”  Nine times out of ten, they start by saying “I am an accountant”, “I am a designer” or “I am a life coach” –…

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Going to the cash machine?

Don’t get me onto the topic of why you should avoid work that doesn’t bring you joy – if you’ve heard me speak about “Joy-Stealers”, you’ll know my views on that!  But sometimes, we actually do have to do stuff we would really rather not, just to keep afloat.  A colleague of mine refers to…

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Turning your back on help?

Picking up on the theme from my post last week, I think I’ll start with another little story.  In this one, another spiritual person was facing something of a challenge – his region was suffering terrible storms, and the flood-waters were rising all around his home, threatening everything he had.  The emergency services came knocking…

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