boundaries

How To Set Clearer Boundaries

Do you ever get the feeling that it’s impossible to switch off? That you have to be at your customer’s beck and call constantly? But the problem is that when your business runs like that it can be exhausting can’t it? And yet the irony is that as customers we’re generally happy to wait. Not for days and days obviously, but we don’t expect people to reply in the evening or to jump at every request. So why do we make those demands of ourselves in our businesses? There are some simple…

How To Focus On Your Strengths

Have you ever found yourself doing something in your business and wondering why you’re bothering? Have you had one of those moments when you realised that you’ve found yourself delivering products and services that you don’t really love as much as you thought you did? There’s no question that building a business takes a mahoosive amount of energy and dedication and focus. But that just becomes harder if you find yourself doing things that don’t float your boat, aren’t your sweet spot and actually just drain you. It’s rarely an easy decision to…

Why YOU Are Your Most Important Client

Have you ever considered who your most important client is? The highest paying one? The longest serving? Or the one who keeps recommending you? Well. I’ll let you into a secret. I don’t think it’s any of those. Because I think it’s YOU! Yep, that’s right. You. You’re more important than any individual customer because without you there probably is no business. But added to that, the more you take care of you and of your business and your business plans and your processes and so on, the better able…