Changing Habits Takes Time

In my previous blog I explained how running a business is a marathon and not a sprint if you want to keep going.  I stand by this conclusion but changing habits take a little time for the impact of habit changes, especially when you want to replace bad habits with…

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Building a Business is a Marathon Not a Sprint

The Excitement of the Launch After a few false starts I actually launched my business in August 2016 as far as I am concerned.  That is when I really committed to knuckle down and finally achieve my longheld dreams of creating a business which drew on all my experiences and…

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Is Facebook Really Your Enemy?

The recent news about data harvesting from Facebook by Cambridge Analytica astounds me.  I have personally indulged in the ephemeral quizzes that were referred to in this case but it does not bother me too much as I made a conscious choice to participate and I accept full responsibility for…

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Engagement – Not Buy My Stuff

Post and Run Is No Way to Behave Being socially engaged can mean different things to different people.  There are some that think posting a link to their sales pages in hundreds of social media groups and running out is good engagement but most of us don’t. Playing this numbers…

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Networking for Students?

When I was leaving school I had a short chat with the School Careers Counsellor.  This went something like: “So do you want to work in a shop, a hair salon or an office?”  Fortunately I knew I wanted to work in an office already and was pretty focused in…

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Finding Your First Virtual Assistant

The virtual world is non-stop and since the term Virtual Assistant was spoken the pace has gained momentum.  More and more of us are starting businesses and its not long before we realise that dipping our toes into entrepreneurial roles brings more work than we can cope with.  Our energy can…

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