Monthly Archives: March 2016

Attitude is caught, not taught

On the radio the other morning, a priest was talking about the importance of our own behaviour if we want to influence others. He was talking in particular about children and parenting, and I think the lesson is just as true for coaches, trainers and business advisors – in fact anyone who needs to influence others…

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Eisenhower box

Important, or just urgent?

With all the posts I’ve been doing recently about being careful about what we say Yes, No and Maybe to, I thought it would be useful if I shared one of the tools I use to help me decide what to work on first.  And, indeed, whether I have any bandwidth available to take on…

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The THIRD most dangerous word …

Over the last couple of posts I have warned of the dangers to small business owners of using the words “Yes” and “Maybe” inappropriately.  In this final post in the series, I’m going to reveal the third most dangerous word when it comes to business success and finding Joy in your work. Bearing in mind…

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The SECOND most dangerous word

Last week I wrote about the danger of over-using the word “Yes”, especially in terms of spending your precious time doing what you love, are brilliant at, and can be properly paid for – your Joyful Genius. Well, there’s another word that can be almost as dangerous for business owners: “Maybe” The trouble with “Maybe” is…

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The most dangerous word in the world!

Want to know the most dangerous word in the world (well, in the entrepreneur’s world anyway)? Yes? That’s right! No, really – it’s “Yes” You see, it’s the stuff that you say “Yes” to, that isn’t really what you want to do, or isn’t what will move you and your business forward, that’s what keeps…

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