Self-employed? Work from Home? Family Suffering?

I have most recently been self-employed since 2012…with a few very steep changes to life and health during that time.   It’s a privilege to be able to work from the comfort of your own home but it can also be a drawback, either to your business or to your family life.   I know many people who struggle to strike that healthy balance between business and home life. Some have no boundaries in terms of the number of hours...

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Action Planning and The Really Big Stuff

Now I have written quite a bit around this topic, but believe it or not, there’s still more that I want to add as this is the make or break of you achieving all that you aspire to. You know, I have been thinking about the terminology of this particular topic and I wonder if like some of my clients you too have a block on the words action plan? If you do, let’s deal with that right away!  ...

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The Very Busy Person’s Action Plan (No. 3)

3. Action planning to keep you on track: 24/07/2014 (Hanna’s Graduation, yes it's still the same morning!) Last time I talked to you about ensuring you factor in the ‘values’ in order to help you keep to your action planning. If your action plan does not reflect your values stuff and time is not allocated to this, it quite simply will not work because it does not motivate you. The second thing your action plan should be doing is keeping...

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The Very busy Person’s Action Plan (No.2)

  2. Action Planning...Getting realistic 24/07/2014  05.45 am (Graduation Day, yes, still an ungodly hour but I thought I’d get this down whilst it’s fresh in my mind) Last time  I broached the subject of action planning and its potential downfall…I also left you with a few questions…did you get your answers? Here they are again, just in case: Do you have an Action Plan? If not, how do you prioritise daily, weekly, monthly and into the future? If you...

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The Very Busy Person’s Action Plan (No.1)

1. The very busy person’s action plan…and its potential downfall! 5.23am 24 July 2014 ( Hanna’s Graduation day!!) At this point you are probably looking at your computer screen and asking (perhaps shouting? nah!)   “What is the very busy person’s action plan and why would it be a potential downfall?”   As you can see above, I wrote this quite some time ago at an ungodly hour on the basis that I would forget this wonderful thought. I was rushing around...

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