Have you noticed that kids ask questions pretty much non-stop? All the time. Constantly. If you’re a parent, you’ll be very familiar with the Why? Why? Why? You know how it goes, you provide an answer, and back they come with yet another question. Kids are super persistent. They are relentless in the pursuit of … Continue reading Questions are good for your business!
My mother always says 'tell me if I've already told you this'. At 83 and blessed to currently have all her children close by for the first time in many years, it's hard to remember which child has been told what! Mum worries about being seen as a boring old lady if she is constantly … Continue reading Repeat, repeat – is it a bad thing?
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
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?
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
Change = New Opportunities when you embrace them and choose to adopt a positive mindset. Changes are part and parcel of all our lives. From the day we arrive in this world, change is inevitable. We are constantly changing as we grow. Learning. Evolving. Being in business it’s exactly the same. Periods of growth and … Continue reading CHANGE = NEW OPPORTUNITIES
Have you got a pretty packed schedule? Snap! So have I and that's why so maximising time is absolutely essential. These are my top tips for maximising your business day. #1 Checking emails – have designated times for checking your emails. First thing in the morning, midday and before finishing work for the day. If possible, shut down your … Continue reading My 7 Top Tips for Maximising Your Business Day
When you hear the word success what do you immediately think of? Wealth, status or fame? I suppose the most common is the trappings of wealth or recognition from peers but this is purely external. Success, at least the monetary kind, and happiness do not always go hand in hand. For numerous reasons. Often individuals … Continue reading Success – what does it mean?
Today marks the first day of the 20's - a new decade. This is the time of year that I tend to spend on reflections. I noticed today that I have been absent from this, my personal blog, for 18 months. There was no reflection for 2018. I have kept up with Dragon Sisters business … Continue reading Reflections 2019