Spend the time to UNLEARN, BEFORE YOU LEARN

I got this advice from the amazing business mentor Marshal Thurber. We are all born with unlimited potential. We haven’t yet had pressure and rules placed on us by parents, teachers and peers. Everything is possible as there is no upper limit. It’s only when we grow that we may recognise those limiting beliefs – those same beliefs which are holding us …

Is your drive and ambition a disease? And could meditation be the answer?

I’ve always been motivated and driven. Turning 40 last month I contemplated on how at times my healthy drive turned into a kind of disease – dis-ease – or feeling not feeling at ease. A healthy drive is amazing and you need it to be successful in business. BUT always wanting to achieve more, can cause restlessness and pain in …

Shifts From A 4 day Meditation Retreat

If you mentioned the word spirituality to me when I was younger – I would have run the other way!!! Recently I went to Fiji, and I recorded a short video to share with you some big insights I got from going on a 4-day meditation retreat. Being a driven personality and high achiever, I have always enjoyed the challenge …

16 Lessons From 16 Years Of Business Mentoring

I started my career as a Business Coach 16 years ago.  Having clocked over 10 000 hours of coaching and working with over 1000 clients, I see some amazing similarities to why some exceed and why others don’t.

How To Achieve An 80% Conversion Rate With Sales

Let’s face it – making sales is tough. When I started out as a coach – I REALLY sucked at making sales. In my first few months, I did 40 meetings and got 40 NO THANK YOUs. I was investing a huge amount of time and money and getting absolutely NO RESULTS. WHY – because I was not asking for …

The Power Of Investing In Yourself

Business owners at the top of their game are usually the ones investing in themselves with Mentors – spending time and money learning from the experts is the key to success. INVESTMENT means you get a return. It is not a COST if you pay the money to get the skills and knowledge to succeed. STOP and ask yourself what …

Do you charge what you’re worth?

Do you charge what your worth? What I find is the more experienced you become, the better and quicker you are at doing things. You are SO close to what you do – that you can’t see the value you provide. And as a result – you more than likely price sabotage. There is more than likely significant opportunity for …

A Simple Yet Powerful Marketing Tip

Writing a letter to your Cousin George – a powerful marketing lesson taught to me by Ben Simkin from BusinessNet. If you want to shake up your marketing strategies – try this simple technique. Look at your target customer and then pretend he is your long lost cousin George. Then pen a personal letter to him, letting him know that …

Are You Too Desperate?

Sometimes wanting what you can not have so desperately can actually push your goal further away. If you are too desperate – people are turned off. Are you projecting the correct energy? If you FOCUS on being HAPPY, CONTENT and JOYFUL and assume you have already achieved your goal – you will activate your positive energy and flow. ACT as …