40 things I’ve learnt by 40

40 things I’ve learnt by 40

I am going to be 40 this month, it feels like a big momentous occasion as this time 10 years ago I had just started my chemotherapy treatment and wasn’t even sure I’d make it another year.

Now here I am alive and kicking with an 11-year-old daughter, running my own business and owning my own home with a man I love. I am definitely celebrating turning another year older. Because what alternative to birthdays is there? Just death.

So, here are the 40 things I’ve learnt over the past 40 years.

10 steps to improving your self confidence

10 steps to improving your self confidence

Not feeling confident has such a big effect on how we put ourselves out into the world and how we view our ability to get things done. It’s heavily linked with self-esteem which is how you feel about ourselves, the way you look and the way you think, while confidence is more about how you feel about your ability to do things.

Ways to make money with an online course

Ways to make money with an online course

Are you looking into developing what you do into an online offering? More and more of my clients are wanting to create an online offer, so I wanted to share some of the advice I give them with you!

An online offer can be the golden ticket, the one to many approach and is fast becoming the go-to way to reach more people and make more sales. However, it does take some know how to set up and get all your ducks in a row.

Feeling the burn of overwhelm? Try these 3 things instead

Feeling the burn of overwhelm? Try these 3 things instead

As female entrepreneurs we have a lot on our plate! Not only are we running businesses and trying to bring home the bacon, but if you’re on your own you’ve got an entire household to run and even if you live with someone, research shows that women do 60% more housework.

That’s a lot of plates that you’re juggling, so no wonder you might feel a little overwhelmed with all the to dos at times!

What is the point of instagram for my business?

What is the point of instagram for my business?

Instagram has been around for a while now and while some businesses have leapt on the Instagram bandwagon, some of you are still a little baffled and left thinking what is the point – if that’s you, this blog is for you and if not, you might still get some useful tips!Is Instagram right for your business?

Planning your 90 day goals doesn't have to be scary!

Planning your 90 day goals doesn't have to be scary!

I’m a big believer in 90-day goals. Cutting up the year into manageable chunks of 90-days and then sitting back and looking at what you want to achieve in the next 90-days.

Sometimes looking at the whole financial year can feel overwhelming. Especially if we are then asked to set tasks and create actions alongside. I find it difficult to know what I’m cooking for dinner tomorrow, let alone what actions I’m going to take to grow my business in November!

4 Ways To Double Your Income In A Year

4 Ways To Double Your Income In A Year

So as we’ve just got past the end of the last financial tax year, I took some time to take down my whiteboard and add up my turnover and profit and was really surprised to see that I had actually doubled my profit from the year before!

Whoop! But then that led me to do some soul searching about what it was that actually made this seismic change. One, so I could learn from what I’ve obviously been doing well, and also so I could share that learning with you!

4 ways to deal with your negative thoughts

4 ways to deal with your negative thoughts

4 ways to deal with your negative thoughts - hint they're generally just trying to look after us!

We all have negative thoughts in our head. Telling us not to try things. Telling us we’d look silly if we even attempted something new. That it would fail. That no-one would buy it. That we shouldn’t get too big for our boots.

Are you scared of Going Live on Social?

Are you scared of Going Live on Social?

Going live on social media is a scary prospect for most people. You are at your most vulnerable point, talking straight to the camera, beaming across the internet.

We all know that live can go wrong even for the most experienced presenters. There are been 2 boob out scenarios on live tv that I can think of Janet Jackson on the Super Bowl and our very own Judy Finnigan from Good Morning Britain.