Tag Archives: business

Do You Colour Within the Lines?

My daughter and I spent hours colouring when she was little. It was one of the things we did together. Uninterrupted time, that was almost meditative. She became very good and coloured within the lines too at quite an early age. I am a very proud mama! I was reflecting on that this morning, thinking […]

What’s the Worst that can Happen?

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 […]

Don’t go shopping when you’re hungry: How to Choose a Coach

I often see small business owners in private groups, asking what steps they should take when hiring a coach or joining a mastermind group. Because I’ve just undertaken that very step, and because I’ve been burned in the past, and because I offer these services, so I know how I want my clients to feel, I thought I’d share my […]

3.5 Questions to Ask Yourself BEFORE You Follow that Shiny New Object!

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 […]

Business Efficiency for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs concerns

Welcome to our blog. Here we share our thoughts, our ideas and our pet peeves, all centred on business efficiency for entrepreneurs. Why? Because we are both ex-corporate employees, albeit on different continents, who have experienced the benefits of large scale efficiency programmes. But we are both also entrepreneurs, running our own small business, and […]