Exercising your writing muscle needs to be a habit. Especially if you're aspiring to see yourself in print with a by-line. The writing bureau, one of the business streams for Dragon Sisters, (because all your eggs shouldn't be in one basket!) started quite by chance. "I'm struggling to write about myself" or "I'm no good … Continue reading Exercising Your Writing Muscle
A wet and rainy Easter Sunday sees me sitting around in my PJ's. It's 1 pm in the afternoon. Sipping coffee and going through old photo's - so many memories. In Easter's past, at least since moving to Bribie, we'd have been round to Mum and Dad's for lunch or afternoon tea. But this year, … Continue reading A wet and rainy Easter Sunday reflection
Your Goals vs Your To Do list is something that is often confused. If you currently have a list handy, I want you to take a moment to go grab it now. Are there items on there that are actually going to be sucking up your valuable time and diverting you from your actual goals? … Continue reading Your Goals vs Your To Do List…avoid confusing the two
Your why is what gives you the momentum to keep moving forward. Understanding your why is not always easy. It can be elusive. There may be layers to work through till your "ah-ha" moment arrives. When it comes to your why your personal and professional lives need to be aligned. No matter whether you are … Continue reading Understanding Your “Why”
I suspect that each of us can fondly remember our best coaches and mentors. Why? Because they have shaped our lives and influenced the development of our personality. We may not have recognized that at the time, but it is easy to look back and recollect them with hindsight. But are coaches and mentors the … Continue reading A coach or a mentor?
Focussing your attention is the secret to making your goals a reality. The truth is that it’s super easy to get distracted by a lovely shiny object that comes along - ohhh...look! And before you know it....down the rabbit hole you've gone! Once you tumble down that hole it's a whole new world. It sucks … Continue reading Making your goals a reality
Robert Gordon Van Buerle. An amazing man. My Dad and my hero. Strict but fair. He loved his family passionately and everything he did was for us. Dad passed away peacefully in his sleep last Friday, 15th January 2021. We are so blessed that as a family we are all together on Bribie Island; and … Continue reading VALE ROBERT GORDON VAN BUERLE
If you are new to the online world, affiliate marketing could be something you are not super clear on. It has always existed in one form or other for as long as sales have been happening. However, it has definitely grown in popularity with the advent of more users in the online space. How it … Continue reading Affiliate Marketing – what exactly is it?
Despite the deluge of social media, and paid advertising nothing can beat referrals. These are absolute gold for any business. 1 - Acquisition Costs Are Minimal Your happy customers are doing the marketing for you. Of course, this only happens if you give good service, are attentive to your customers’ needs. It means going the … Continue reading Why Referrals Make Great Sense for Your Business
As we say goodbye to 2020, it's time for me to be taking a moment to put fingers to keyboard and share a little reflection on the year that we are seeing out the door tonight. 2020 has, on the whole, been a good year for our family. We are healthy, all in the same … Continue reading Reflections 2020