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Why giving back matters and how it boosts business.

You may be familiar with phrases such as, “What goes around comes around.” and “What you sow you reap.” As well as lovely quotes such as John Holmes’, “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” John Bunyan’s, “You have not lived today until you have done something
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Pave your way to business success with Building Blocks

I have had the wonderful privilege over the years to meet and connect with many businesswomen from all over the globe. Through our Success Story System I have been able to proactively help women grow their business in a one on one relationship and also offer more general support through our clubs and Training Workshops.
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Hats – we can have it all!

Hats – how many do you wear? Are you a mother, wife, businesswoman, bookkeeper, marketing manager, tea maker and cleaner – to name but a few!  At times I have loved wearing many different hats and at other times I have hated all that is required from me. Over the years I have learned how
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I DID IT IN MY PYJAMAS by Angela De Souza

I Did it in my Pyjamas “No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.”     – Eleanor Roosevelt Very often, I get asked about the rules and “how to’s” of business, such as: How do I build my business? How can I get more sales? How can I make more money quickly? How did you
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Vision for Business

Vision: ˈvɪʒ(ə)n/ 1. the faculty or state of being able to see. 2. the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. Vision is essential if you want to go anywhere. Vision can simply mean sight – can you see where you want to go but it should mean so much more,
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Plan a holiday, it’s good for business

I have a friend, who is a Director of a very successful local company. She is the most highly motivated and strong-willed person I have ever met! When I first met her, all she cared about was her company. She constantly set high goals for herself and her staff and did all she could to
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Breaking the taboo: let’s talk about mental health & business

It’s time to talk about mental health in business. Mental health issues affect people from all walks of life. In fact, mental health charity Mind say that 1 in 4 people will experience mental health issues each year. So, why is there still stigma surrounding the issue? Employers have a duty of care towards their
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Make the most out of your time!

If we are anything alike, I would say time management could be one of our biggest issues! As a creative, I don’t naturally want to stick to time limits, I just want to enjoy the process and be a bit of a perfectionist. But is that good for my business? Probably not! Now please don’t
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Work With Your Natural Rhythms

Something I have been working on and trying to pay more attention to lately is my natural rhythms and my natural flow! Do you ever feel like you are wading through mud or struggling more than is reasonable to get a task done? Or finding yourself continually procrastinating? I am very often telling myself off
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Organising Creativity

It’s coming up to the end of the year, what better time is there to get yourself organised ready for the new year ahead! For some people (even creatives!) organisation is something that comes naturally. But unfortunately, we are not usually seen as being particularly organised! In my own opinion, organisation can look different from
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