Importance of building relationships over the summer

Relationships are the lifeblood of your business. Without them, you’ll have no customers and no business. It’s crucial therefore, that you continue building relationships throughout the year – even during the summer period. Here’s a brief overview of how you can successfully continue building relationships – now and during the summer period! Ensure you’re consistently marketing your business Don’t stop…

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Time chunking to manage your workload

Time chunking is something self-help and business experts, such as Tony Robbins and Ali Brown, recommend to every business owner. It’s the process of breaking down your day into manageable chunks of time and focusing on one thing during each chunk of time – a far better way to maximise your productivity than trying to multitask your way through your…

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Wednesday VA Wisdom – Penny Redman

I still remember to this day, my very first conversation with Penny Redman of Redman VA, this weeks Featured VA.  And, I can honestly say it has been an absolute pleasure to see her build and grow, her fairly niched business but also her confidence and her skill set.  So I am delighted that she was happy to be interviewed for this Wednesday VA Wisdom.…

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The rise of the UK self-employed business woman

The amount of self-employed businesses in the UK has risen steadily, for the past 15 years. And is it any wonder? It seems that women in particular, are opting for the benefits that can be gleaned from being your own boss, especially as they can pick their own part-time hours. Self-employed women are on the rise According to the latest…

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Be You and Be Awesome

I was recently interviewed by the lovely Suzannah Butcher as part of her Success Inspo series on the Super Mums Business Club website. The Be You and Be Awesome interview was a detailed insight into me and so if you would like to read the full interview – click here. I would love to know your favourite piece from the…

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7 reasons to let go of comparisonitis

Comparisonitis is a potentially deadly habit, one that can kill your business and your confidence. It’s easy to look around at what others are doing and compare their achievements to yours, in fact it’s human nature. However, it can become a deadly habit for you and your business, if you’re using those achievement yardsticks as a measure for how important…

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Working from home – the good, the bad and the ugly

Working from home is an appealing idea for many of us. Whether you have a seasoned VA business or are in the early stages of setting one up, it’s easy to get attracted by the idea of working comfortably at home, setting your own hours and pay, and getting a better balance between your work and home life – and…

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