We are only born with two instinctive fears: loud noises and falling. Every other fear is learned externally; by witnessing someone else’s fear or from our own life experiences. That said, I’m not sure a day goes by when fear does not enter my thinking in some form or other, and it’s not usually […]
When you started your Solo Business Journey you had a dream. Perhaps it was TIME freedom, or maybe FINANCIAL freedom, or even freedom to DO BUSINESS in your way or a mix of all three.
No 8 in my decade of solo business learning is – You need FOCUS to work for yourself. There’s lots of bright shiny objects to distract you, all cunningly disguised as being a busy business owner! When I wrote this, I was reflecting on distraction, and how easy it is to go down a rabbit hole when you work […]
This is number 1 in my ‘A decade of small business learning’ for a reason. I didn’t recognise it and I certainly wasn’t nice to myself, the consequence of which was quite serious. For the first time ever, I had a genuine overwhelming experience of something you could call depression or burn-out or chronic fatigue. I’m not […]