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Your passion – should it really be your business?

It's a common theme these days in the blogosphere and coaching space that your passion should be your business. In theory it’s a great idea, but it’s not for everyone. There are reasons why choosing something you’re good at, and building a business around that, can be a better idea. Let me explain why Just because you’re passionate about something doesn’t mean it’s a great business idea.     I’m what some would call ‘multi-passionate’. There are many things that I’m extremely passionate about including knitting, Tarot, sustainability, and books.  I’ve been told I’m pretty good at all of...

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Holiday Planning – My Personal Approach

In my last blog post, I wrote about the fact that it’s never too early to plan ahead for holidays. This is especially important for me this year. For the first two weeks in November, I’ll be on a working holiday with a major client in Bali. I’ve never met my colleagues in person before and I’m really excited at the prospect! We have heaps of activities lined up - both work and leisure, so there’s no WAY I’m going to get the time to plan for the holiday season, although I’m staying on for a couple of extra days to do some strategic planning for Joy and Resonance in 2017 all on my lonesome....

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Plan Ahead for the holiday season and rest easy

  While people may take to social media snorting in disgust at Christmas supplies starting to appear on the shelves, you can NEVER plan ahead too early for the holiday season as far as your business goes. I admit that I’m one of those people who cringe when they see Christmas cards appearing on our shelves even before the US celebrates Thanksgiving but, honestly, wouldn’t you rather take some time off to be with family knowing your business will continue to function without you, instead of worrying about what’s happening to it?   Preparation is essential Just as you might write a...

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So Much to do, So Little Time

It’s perfectly possible to earn passive income and reduce the amount of time that you work in your business. When you're first starting out or in the process of expansion, though, this is definitely not the case, though. If you’re still working a day job, then it’s even more difficult to find the time need.  Include family commitments and some leisure time and life gets pretty busy! So how do you manage when you can hardly think because of all the demands on your time? Efficient use of resources is definitely the answer and those resources include your precious energy as well! Time...

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Your Website – How Well is it Working For You?

Regardless of what kind of business you have, a website is an absolute necessity in today's business climate. Whether your website successfully contributes to achieving your business goals, however, is a completely different matter. Taking time out to ascertain whether your website is really working for you is an exercise well worth undertaking.   What purpose does your website serve? What are your business goals? Your business vision? How does your website help you to achieve these things? Do you use it primarily to sell things? To educate your audience in terms of how you can help...

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