Insights

Taking Back Control

In the past week, I met with a tradie, who was experiencing significant work-related stress due to the demands of his successful business.  The business was dominating his life to…

In Search of a Coach

Throughout my career as a business coach & mentor, I have had the privilege of collaborating with four different coaches.  Each of these collaborations has contributed significantly to my personal…

I am indispensable…

To those business owners, and leaders who believe they are indispensable, I dedicate the following poem by Saxon White Kessinger “Sometime when you’re feeling important; Sometime when your ego is…

I am not listening…

When I reflect on my Insight Posts, they are pre-dominantly stories about how coaching successfully changes the way business owners look at and deal with the challenges facing them and…

Is Business Coaching Worth It?

Over numerous conversations with a range of business owners, the idea of engaging a business coach often meets with a high level of resistance.  As the coaching industry is largely…

The Lost Art of Listening

In an age dominated by rapid technological advancements and an incessant cacophony of digital chatter, I find myself pondering on whether we are losing the cherished art of listening. As…

The Power of A Vision

I believe it must be an imperative for every business owner to develop a crystal-clear vision about the business they are aspiring to create.  Such a vision when clearly communicated,…

The Second Step is the Hardest

During my conversation with business owners, it is clear there is a big gap between their vision for the future and where they are today.  The business owner sees that…

Being SELFish

One of the good things that came out of the Covid-19 years is a greater awareness of and willingness to deal with issues relating to mental health and well-being.  It…

Finding that Balance

In my experience, many business owners feel  frustrated  they are unable achieve a balance between the demands of running a successful business while at the same time maintaining a healthy…

Standing Out From the Crowd

In the past week, a business owner was keen to have a conversation to become clear about the future direction of the business such that he would better able to…

Dare to Connect

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