(3 minute read) Yep, it's out there, I don't like Marmite! But here's the thing, I also dislike monotony and routine by an equal amount. So why do I happily and easily avoid Marmite but keep living a life that serves me nothing but monotony? The point is that we tell ourselves that some things … Continue reading I don’t like Marmite… or monotony!
Whatever you wish for. There were so many times I found myself thinking about our next steps in business. We could look at creating an e-commerce site for our products or we could look at adding in more delivery days or we could work with a distributor to cover a wider geographical area. So many … Continue reading Outside the zone of comfort lies…
(4.5 minute read) A lot of conversations I've had this week have included some discussion around returning work, back to the office for most. The general feeling is that you just don't want to go back. It's a perfectly normal feeling and you're certainly not alone. But why are you feeling this way and what … Continue reading But what if I fall?
(3 minute read) I write that in reference to so many things. 2020 has become a year of ultimate reflection for many of us and it's for a reason. It started with fire. When fire ripped through Australia in June 2019 and continued into 2020, the news of the devastation spread across the World. By … Continue reading It’s time for change
How to reframe, stay strong and still reach your goals - even now! As the entrepreneur minded, tough cookie, mystery and inspiration to your 9-5 friends that you are, there is no hiding you're one feisty being! But stuff did just get a whole lot tougher. If you've found yourself facing an overwhelming sense of … Continue reading You’re a feisty small business owner but stuff just got hard…
We all have one. The inner demon, inner critic, inner bitch, the devil on your shoulder, whatever we call them, is it possible to identify who they really are and fight back? Most if not all of our low self esteem and confidence comes from within. It's us telling us that we're not good enough, … Continue reading Who does that inner critic voice belong to?
As one of the seven deadly sins, even regarded as the sin from which all others arise, pride brings thoughts of arrogance and vanity. So there is no wonder that humanity has come to disregard self appreciation. But is there a place for pride, even if only small? You must know the song lyric; "What … Continue reading Does confidence always express vanity?
Yep, bombshell! We stood down and stepped away from the stove in September 2018. After 10 years of owning, managing, and actively working within our family business, Mum and I took the decision to leave on the successful high that we were lucky enough to have experienced. The mental and physical impact on the mind, … Continue reading For the introvert dreamers
OK so I'm still here and it's the end of March, the time I said I was going to 'do-one' and head off to try new things because 'it's do-able'. Well I didn't and I haven't. Or have I? The last three months have been up there with some of the most testing and lowest … Continue reading Irrational. Hormonal. Illogical. Whatever you call it; business ownership makes you CRAZY! (or were we already crazy?)