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Fun and games with procrastination

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If you’re anything like me, you’ll experience a bit of procrastination and resistance to getting back in the saddle again after the lovely summer break. It’s an issue that comes up all the time in my sessions with clients.

Procrastination - woman relaxing in a hammockPart of you feels excited to be getting back to work, another part is hanging back, not feeling quite ready to start yet.

I do know how frustrating this can be, believe me!

And I also know that self-judgment and feeling frustrated simply  (more…)

[Video] Inner Critic driving you crazy?

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What 2 Months In Bed Taught Me

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Self Care? What’s That?

Come June 7 this year, I had been out of the house just 3 times since late March and was feeling the after-pains of a nasty bout of shingles that had stopped Whizzy Bizzy Me dead in her tracks for weeks.

I didn’t panic too much at first – simply contacted the people I was booked to see, rescheduled them a couple of weeks out and took to my bed.

Sick woman in need of self care
Then I had to reschedule again

And again. And again. (more…)

Read this when marketing feels sleazy or manipulative

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I know marketing has felt sleazy and out of alignment with your values at some point – and maybe it still does? If so, it’s time to get over it!

Here’s a really helpful guest post from Marketing Expert and Blogger Extraordinaire, Lisa Barber of Roots And Wings, to help change your mind.

Lisa was in the top 10 finalists of the UK Blogging Awards 2016 and really knows her stuff.

Enjoy! (more…)

How to escape the tech overwhelm monsters

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Which tech tasks should you tackle yourself … and which outsource?

Allowing ourselves to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume and complexity of technology involved in running a business, can be an ingenious and subtle form of self-sabotage and an acceptable cover for procrastination.

In addition, the belief that just because we’re capable of mastering a task, means we therefore should be doing it ourselves, deflects us from our zone of genius and holds back our business growth big time.

But how to decide which tasks you should hang on to and which to outsource to someone else (thereby allowing them to operate in their zone of genius)? (more…)