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Business Coaching for Sole-Traders, The 7 Surprising Benefits

Why get Business Coaching? – I have enough to pay for already!!! I didn’t understand or know about business coaching when I first went into business. In hindsight, a good business coach would have saved me a lot of time and money! Costly Mistakes a coach...

Your USP and Why Junk Mail Could Transform it.

The letterbox snapped shut, and the dog raced out to the door to see what delights had been posted (and whether any of it was edible). Both she, and I, were disappointed to see that all there was on the floor were takeaway menus: They usually just go straight in the...

Accountability – 3 Surefire Ways to beat procrastination

Contents Unlike other workers, sole-traders don’t have accountability from anyone else for their time spent in a day.An Accountability PartnerTaking accountability on your ownWrite things downSchedule time for the taskJoin a support group.Hiring a CoachSummary...

#1 Tech Support for Results During Lockdown

Contents If you are worried about doing your work online on lockdown because of Coronavirus I could help. Or maybe you just want to talk?PC, Apple, Skype, Zoom, WordPress, Canva, Social Media, MS Office, Mobile Phone, SEO and more…Give me a shout and we can...

Overwhelm! Beat Procrastination in 5 Bold Steps

Everybody does it, we all suffer from ‘overwhelm’ and put things off, sometimes A LOT! When you have become overwhelmed and the procrastination seems like its happening daily, STOP! Take a breath, let’s make it all a bit easier for you. Step One...

Want a Coach? 5 Reasons to get Professional and Practical Guidance.

Do you keep having the same frustrations?  You might like to try using a coach. Are you going nowhere fast with a particular area of your work or life?  A coach can help. Do you need someone on your side that will tell you with truth and kindness the things that...

Help With Zoom (Includes 2 useful videos too)

Contents Please note some of these tips apply to Therapists using Zoom for their practice, but the majority of this advice applies to any small business or sole trader:Why Use Zoom?Advantages Zoom offers a video communications system for free unlimited 1-to-1...

Declutter Challenge! Ultimate 18-step Lockdown Guide

Contents Clearing out once in a while can be really beneficial and I’ve been very interested in practising minimalism (not extreme though. A white box and a mat to sleep on does not appeal)Try it for one week.  It doesn’t have to be perfect, just make a...

5 Great Reasons to try Powerful Business Coaching

Text Version: Here are the 5 reasons to try business coaching!  1.  To save money Business Coaches can stop common mistakes in their tracks and many business coaches have been in the business sector themselves and know all too well your struggles. Getting the basics...
Your USP and Why Junk Mail Could Transform it.

Your USP and Why Junk Mail Could Transform it.

The letterbox snapped shut, and the dog raced out to the door to see what delights had been posted (and whether any of it was edible). Both she, and I, were disappointed to see that all there was on the floor were takeaway menus: They usually just go straight in the...

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Accountability – 3 Surefire Ways to beat procrastination

Accountability – 3 Surefire Ways to beat procrastination

Contents Unlike other workers, sole-traders don’t have accountability from anyone else for their time spent in a day.An Accountability PartnerTaking accountability on your ownWrite things downSchedule time for the taskJoin a support group.Hiring a CoachSummary...

read more
#1 Tech Support for Results During Lockdown

#1 Tech Support for Results During Lockdown

Contents If you are worried about doing your work online on lockdown because of Coronavirus I could help. Or maybe you just want to talk?PC, Apple, Skype, Zoom, WordPress, Canva, Social Media, MS Office, Mobile Phone, SEO and more…Give me a shout and we can...

read more
Overwhelm! Beat Procrastination in 5 Bold Steps

Overwhelm! Beat Procrastination in 5 Bold Steps

Everybody does it, we all suffer from ‘overwhelm’ and put things off, sometimes A LOT! When you have become overwhelmed and the procrastination seems like its happening daily, STOP! Take a breath, let’s make it all a bit easier for you. Step One...

read more
Help With Zoom (Includes 2 useful videos too)

Help With Zoom (Includes 2 useful videos too)

Contents Please note some of these tips apply to Therapists using Zoom for their practice, but the majority of this advice applies to any small business or sole trader:Why Use Zoom?Advantages Zoom offers a video communications system for free unlimited 1-to-1...

read more
Declutter Challenge! Ultimate 18-step Lockdown Guide

Declutter Challenge! Ultimate 18-step Lockdown Guide

Contents Clearing out once in a while can be really beneficial and I’ve been very interested in practising minimalism (not extreme though. A white box and a mat to sleep on does not appeal)Try it for one week.  It doesn’t have to be perfect, just make a...

read more
5 Great Reasons to try Powerful Business Coaching

5 Great Reasons to try Powerful Business Coaching

Text Version: Here are the 5 reasons to try business coaching!  1.  To save money Business Coaches can stop common mistakes in their tracks and many business coaches have been in the business sector themselves and know all too well your struggles. Getting the basics...

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Facebook Sharing Tutorial – 4 Effortless Tips for Desktop

Facebook Sharing Tutorial – 4 Effortless Tips for Desktop

Contents Facebook Sharing Transcript (edited for easier reading):1.  Facebook Sharing from a Page:2.  Facebook Sharing from your timeline (personal profile) to a page and a group:3.  Facebook Sharing from another website to (In this instance, from YouTube)4.  Sharing...

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8 top tips for overcoming ‘writers block’

8 top tips for overcoming ‘writers block’

My hands hover over the keyboard, shaking with anticipation at the words that will flow forth and I wait…. and I wait…. and I wait some more and nothing comes! It was only last night when I was sitting on the sofa watching boring tellybox,  I had the sudden...

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Claire’s ‘About Me’ Poem

Claire’s ‘About Me’ Poem

You?  A small business or sole-trader,   me I’ve got experience I’ll tell you later… My name is Claire, although not rare, I’m here and there, so please don’t stare I do not serve ‘traditional fair’.   Out of the box, knock off your socks...

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What is SSL and do I need it?

What is SSL and do I need it?

Although an SSL certificate does not actually make your website itself more secure, it does secure the information that travels between your website’s users and your website (you)! “SSL” is short for Secure Sockets Layer. An SSL certificate encrypts data a user...

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What is a Polymath (And am I one)?

What is a Polymath (And am I one)?

Contents Do  you have a thirst for learning?  Do you devour new concepts and get excited about your fantastic new business ideas?Pros and cons of being a polymath:pros;CONS:Are you a Polymath?  What things do you struggle with?  Let me know in the comments...

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4 Steps to take to utilise your anger productively

4 Steps to take to utilise your anger productively

The dog sped downstairs to escape the racket emanating from my bedroom! It was 1989 and teenage hormones were rampant!  I lay on my bed, pillow shoved over my head, knuckles white.  Stifling scream after scream. Finally, red-faced and breathless a giant sigh left my...

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My lovely Nanna

My lovely Nanna

She took a deep breath then a long pause……we too held ours.   I looked up at my teary-eyed mum, then back down to my lovely Nanna.  Was this it?  Then once again she commenced the deep breathing she had been doing earlier.  Mum and I sighed with relief. ...

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Facebook Mini Tutorial – Apps and Websites Settings

Facebook Mini Tutorial – Apps and Websites Settings

Want to understand about the Apps and Websites section on Facebook? Want to know more about keeping yours (and your friend’s list) private in these settings? If you have ever used Facebook to log in to or register for another website – this Facebook Mini...

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Procrastination, why do we do it?

Procrastination, why do we do it?

Over the next few weeks we are going to be looking at procrastination, why it happens and what we can do to beat it. I am going to be giving you some helpful procrastination-beating advice about using to-do lists, prioritising, goal setting and breaking down tasks as...

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