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So Much to do, So Little Time

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Balance, Business, Time Management, Virtual Assistance | 0 comments

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...

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Your Website – How Well is it Working For You?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Business, Customer Experience, Strategy, Virtual Assistance | 0 comments

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...

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Looking to get more done? Hire a Virtual Assistant!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Business, Operations, Time Management, Virtual Assistance | 0 comments

Looking to get more done? Hire a Virtual Assistant!

Once a month I've decided to talk about how I adapt various things to suit my business. When I first started out, I wasn't quite sure how to apply general principles or experience to my own situation. So this is where you can discover how I've modified things to suit me. You can do the same with your business, too! If you're not sure about something feel free to ask in the comments below. This month's topic is about hiring a Virtual Assistant and how I went about it. Opting to Maintain Quality of Life My business has grown fairly steadily...

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Customer Experience and Being of Service

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Business, Customer Experience, Strategy | 0 comments

Customer Experience and Being of Service

From their very first exposure to your business, the way you treat your customers will make or break your business.  Being of service is at the very core of providing the best customer experience you possibly can. When you love your work, and you live it every day, then being of service comes naturally. Part of this is going above and beyond to provide a customer experience that will keep people returning.   If you're like me, going above and beyond isn’t merely a business consideration – its part of who you are. It’s what fulfils you...

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Overwhelm – How Do You Manage Yours?

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Balance, Business, Organization | 2 comments

Overwhelm – How Do You Manage Yours?

  Overwhelm. We all experience at one stage or another. Whether it happens frequently or rarely, it's a bit like that other "it" that people say happens.  If you try and tell me it never happens to you, I won't believe you.  Either that or I'll ask you how on earth you manage it! This post aims to examine it in a bit more detail and take a look at a few ways to help overcome it. Why Does it Happen? Overwhelm usually occurs when the number of stressors you're coping with outweigh your coping skills. Symptoms can vary, but if you recognise...

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New business: Some considerations and why it’s okay to pivot

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Balance, Business | 7 comments

New business: Some considerations and why it’s okay to pivot

When your business is very, very new, everything about it is a trial.  You may think you know your target market and what will appeal to them. You may even have done massive amounts of research to support it, but until it's put to the test, it's still theory.  It's perfectly fine to pivot in your business, but as the article in the link states, you need to ensure you learn from the reasons why you're pivoting in the first place. My business has pivoted twice during it's relatively short life and as a result, I've picked up a few tips along...

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Change is Inevitable

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Balance, Business, News | 0 comments

Change is Inevitable

  The time since my family returned to Sydney after our belated Christmas celebrations has been one of very deep reflection for me. I’ve thought about the life I wish to create and what I want to contribute to the world, and how successful I’ve been at it since commencing my business. Resonate and its future has been a big part of that contemplation.   I know that 2015 is going to be a year of radical change. I've felt it coming for a long time now. As a result, Resonate eMagazine will be changing its direction and will no longer be...

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Be the Change…..

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Approach to Life, Connection, Empowerment | 4 comments

Be the Change…..

The Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney's Martin Place used to be a place where people went for a little extra indulgence and delight.  Among the many cafes and coffee shops in the area, it exuded charm and was an extra special place to meet for a treat, whether it be a great coffee, a deluxe hot chocolate or one of the many goodies Lindt is renowned for.  I'd often meet my daughter and/or friends there after I'd finished seeing clients in my Hypnotherapy/Coaching practice just around the corner in Macquarie Street.  I used the Westpac bank...

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How to Feel Empowered When Your World’s Falling Apart

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Approach to Life, Empowerment | 0 comments

How to Feel Empowered When Your World’s Falling Apart

This month's guest post is by the wonderful Keri Kight.  She has some wonderful tips for feeling re-empowered during those times when nothing seems to be going right.  Thank you, Keri, for giving us permission to acknowledge that it's okay to give voice to our frustrations during down times, followed by tips on how we can then pick ourselves up again. Best friends. Home. Our pets. Our big, comfy chair. These are the things we run to when the going gets tough. We all have our comforts, our loves, and the things that fill our hearts and souls....

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Top 10 Tips for Staying Motivated

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Balance, Business, Empowerment | 0 comments

Top 10 Tips for Staying Motivated

I recently came across an article in which Phil Mitsch puts forward his top 10 motivational tips for October. Personally, I have no idea who Phil Mitsch is (sorry, Phil!) but I thought it would be fun to compose my own Top 10 and see how yours compare.  So without further ado, I present my Top 10 Tips for Staying Motivated. Start on the work even if you don't want to.  If you can work on something, even for just 10 minutes, you'll find yourself getting in the flow, it will become easier to pay attention and you may even find you don't want to...

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