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How you can lose business from your website

  • January 15th, 2019
  • By Darren Langley It seems like anyone can be a web designer these days. With the advent of WordPress and other easy to use Content Management Systems, it can be straightforward to pick a template, read through a few tutorials and then set up a basic site. That’s fine if you are creating a blog

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    Be more Kate

  • January 2nd, 2019
  • From humble beginnings Kate is an ambitious small business owner based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. She started her business 4 years ago (2014) having previously worked in design agencies. As a mum of two young girls with many pressures on her time and resources she started her own design business from humble beginnings (in the

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    Friday Tip – Go from Zero to Hero in 5 minutes

  • December 7th, 2018
  • #Fridaytip Want a great, uplifting way to finish the year? This exercise will have you feeling pretty pleased with yourself, I’m sure. It takes 5 minutes to take yourself from zero to hero. Let’s get to it! Do this exercise daily, weekly, monthly and you can feel this good more often 🙂 Clare

    Tired of not being taken seriously?

  • December 3rd, 2018
  • This year we celebrated 100 years since suffrage. Since women were granted the right to vote. This wasn’t all women. After 50 years of campaigning, in 1918 it was granted to 8.4 million, women over 30 – if they were married, occupiers of property… (At this point men were granted universal suffrage). A landmark nonetheless.

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    Friday Tip – When Overwhelm Kicks In

  • November 30th, 2018
  • #Fridaytip As December knocks on the door you may find feelings of overwhelm and stress kick in. Rationally you know it’s all going to get done, and like all others I things in life and business the to do list is always there. Time to take charge of the situation. Here’s a simple strategy to

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    Friday Tip – Time to get vulnerable

  • November 23rd, 2018
  • #Fridaytip Time to get vulnerable! How do you manage your confidence? As ambitious business owners we (and I!) are always stepping outside of our comfort zones; doing things we’ve never done before, working with people, businesses and industries we’ve never worked with and generally putting ourselves in positions where we don’t know the outcome. This

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    Friday Tip – Emotions and Feelings

  • November 17th, 2018
  • #Fridaytip Emotions and feelings – for whatever reason can be absent from many businesses and their messages. We buy based on trust, which comes from gut instinct; where our feelings and emotions lie. If you’re not already, time to get back in touch with how you make your ideal clients feel. Here’s how… Clare

    Friday Tip – Doing this will make all the difference

  • November 9th, 2018
  • #Fridaytip Where else can you get over 70% of your business from AND learn, gain support as well as increasing your confidence? Some business owners stop doing this as soon as they start seeing success. Is this you? Time to pick it back up again 🙂 Have a great weekend, Clare

    Dear Business Coaching Cynic…

  • November 1st, 2018
  • …You don’t know what you don’t know… ‘The unknown unknown as opposed to the known knowns are the most difficult category to fathom.’ Donald Rumsfield To comprehend that something may help you achieve, feel or do for you if you’ve never experienced it before will create the tendency to  shut it out completely. I get

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    Friday Tip – Start Recording

  • October 19th, 2018
  • #FridayTip Ready to do something a little bit different in marketing your business? Follow what you’re interested in, you’re passionate about and the results will come to you. Here’s how to make a start / take a first step in that new marketing avenue… Have a great weekend, Clare

    Friday Tip – Selling the Feeling

  • October 14th, 2018
  • #FridayTip If you’re in business it’s likely you sell your product or service, right? Why wouldn’t you after all!? Here’s why. Try using this technique instead, a lot more powerful. I’ve been playing about with this in my head, on paper, this week and the words you use can be interchangeable 🙂 Happy weekend, Clare

    Friday Tip – Simple doesn’t mean easy

  • October 5th, 2018
  •   #FridayTip This Friday’s tip is a simple one. Simple doesn’t mean easy – there’s a big difference! However this tip will help to clear some much needed head space and you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner 🙂 Enjoy your weekend, Clare

    Friday Tip – My favourite business books

  • September 28th, 2018
  •   #FridayTip Keep in reading and learning for you and your business. Here are my 10 favourite personal and business development books! Have a great weekend, Clare

    Why you need a branding specialist

  • September 28th, 2018
  • My business doesn’t need a rebrand! Often, businesses can get in a rut with this mentality. Your business may appear to be ticking along OK, without having to invest much time and money in developing your company’s image. But for how long? And what opportunities could you be missing, while your brand stagnates? In today’s

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    Friday Tip – Old ways won’t open new doors

  • September 21st, 2018
  • #FridayTip Old ways won’t open new doors. Follow this tip if you want to make your customer experience the best it can be. Want to stand out from the crowd? Here’s how… Have a great weekend, Clare

    Friday Tip – Be Bolder with your Marketing

  • September 14th, 2018
  • #FridayTip Want to be bolder about attracting more of the people who you love to work with in your business? Time to get crystal clear… Have a great weekend, Clare

    Friday Tip – How to take the first step

  • September 7th, 2018
  • #Fridaytip Can’t see what the outcome looks like? So you don’t get started at all? Doesn’t always have to be this way. Channel your inner Martin Luther King instead 🙂 Happy weekend all… Clare

    Three things you didn’t know about running a small business

  • September 6th, 2018
  • Is this what it really takes? For those considering embarking on being the proud owner of a small business. I know you’ve been thinking and dreaming about it for some time now. The prospect of being your own boss. Answering to no one, being able to come and go as you please, no more office

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    Friday Tip – How to deal with a seemingly unsurmountable task

  • September 3rd, 2018
  • #Fridaytip *My BiiiiiG Announcement is here!!* Plus of course your Friday tip! Want to get something done in your business but the task seems insurmountable and overwhelming? Here’s how… Have a great weekend, Clare PS: The link you will want is this –

    Friday Tip – Keep going

  • August 17th, 2018
  • For the Greatest Showman and a Million Dreams fans the underlying message is right here for us business owners to take on board too. We start out with big goals which can get dampened along the way. Here to tell you to do this instead! Have a great weekend, Clare