Lent 2020: Time for accountability

It has been a long time since I last celebrated “jif lemon day” but I do look forward to Lent as an opportunity to assess my daily routine and habits. It’s just a great opportunity to stand back and ask … Read More

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Online coaching – what is it and what to expect?

Like many of my peers, my business model hasn’t been changed by COVID-19.  I worked from home before this crisis and I do now.  I offered on-line coaching before and I still do.  What is online coaching? But you may … Read More

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Making a change: ten tips to overcome your inertia

If you are resisting making changes vital to your personal or business success, here’s ten tips to get you taking action! Even when change is a matter of choice, and we know that it’s a good thing, we can find … Read More

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flip flops

A cure for the summertime blues

Time to hang up the flip flops and get back to work after that well earned and much longed for break.  How are you feeling?  Energised and raring to go or desperate to rush back to your lounger?  If its … Read More

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Change

Change. A personal perspective

“Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.”   –  Robert C. Gallagher But how you look at change makes a big difference to your willingness to do something different.  This is true of both the changes we choose and … Read More

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Love your work: tips from the world of romance

Ever since I was in my early teens, I’ve had a very clear picture in my mind of my ideal man.  He is tall, dark and handsome.  He is clean shaven with twinkly eyes.  In fact, he was Captain Scarlet.  … Read More

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Working on purpose

Working “on purpose”

How often do you start off the working week full of good intentions? You fully intend giving your best and getting the most out of the day. But what happens? Too many of us become distracted by short term crises, … Read More

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post-holiday blues?

The post-holiday blues

So you’re back to work after a well-earned and much longed for summer holiday.  How are you feeling? Energised and raring to go? Longing to rush back to your lounger? If you are finding it difficult to get back into … Read More

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Step off the hamster wheel

It is your hamster wheel so jump off any time

  Recently, I was featured alongside my husband, Ian Locke, in a Wiltshire Business article focussing on our independent separations from corporate life to run coaching businesses; me business life coaching and Ian personal training and nutrition. The headline was, … Read More

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is this llife for an entrepreneur?

Scream if you want to go faster – is the life of an entrepreneur really like a roller coaster ride?

How often have you heard or even said yourself that being an entrepreneur is a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride? Check out this example: “Starting your own business is like riding a roller coaster. There are highs and … Read More

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