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Your Business Mindset

This is the business mindset section where you’ll find all sorts of useful tips and advice to help you think like a business owner and get over your wobbles.

You’ll find help with mind monkeys, confidence, imposter syndrome and business mindset – if your mindset is holding you back then this section is what you need.

How To Run Your Business When Chaos Reigns

At the time of writing, we're going through a global pandemic. You can't get much more chaotic than that! But it's not just lock-downs that cause chaos. Illness, bereavements, changes in circumstances, family issues, any of these can cause your life to suddenly change...
Is Your Motivation In Hibernation?

Is Your Motivation In Hibernation?

It’s hard to get back into business mode after a break – who wants to tackle tax returns when you would rather be watching box sets in your pyjamas?

One Nasty Comment Ruined Her Day

One Nasty Comment Ruined Her Day

I was chatting with some of the ladies in my This Girl Means Business® Facebook Group recently and one lady said she had been totally thrown off track because someone had left a horrible comment on...

Facebook Video – Getting Over Your Fears

Facebook Video – Getting Over Your Fears

If you've been putting off doing Facebook video because it's way too scary, this is for you. In my last blog I shared Facebook expert Mari Smith’s excellent blog post about the changes going on at...

Facebook Live Tips For Nervous Business Owners

Facebook Live Tips For Nervous Business Owners

Videos are easily the best way to get seen on social media. Most of the social media platforms are putting a big focus on video and live streaming and if you're brave enough you could really benefit...

A Toy Pug Business Lesson

A Toy Pug Business Lesson

I wrote this while on holiday in beautiful Devon with my 8 year old daughter, Chloe. Something happened while we were away that made me think of you. It involves a toy pug dog. Bear with me on this one! One evening Chloe wanted to go to Paignton Pier to play on the...

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Where Are Your Boundaries?

Where Are Your Boundaries?

Ever been woken up by a text or phone call from a customer? Ever agreed to a job from a demanding customer even though you knew you'd have to burn the midnight oil to get done? Ever spend Christmas holidays working when you'd definitely rather have been with the...

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4 Easy Ways To Deal With Bad Days

4 Easy Ways To Deal With Bad Days

You know how it is; you’re pootling along quite nicely in your business and then all of a sudden, out of the blue, BAM! You’re stopped in your tracks and your perfectly HAPPY day becomes a BAD DAY. More often than not, it’s something as simple as a snarky comment on...

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My Competitor Confession (It’s Not Pretty)!

My Competitor Confession (It’s Not Pretty)!

Today I'm going to share something really personal and it's not pretty, so I feel a little nervous! But I know if I felt like this then you might too, just don't judge me!! Have you ever had a competitor drive you crazy? You know what I mean, right? They seem to be...

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Are Your Competitors Freaking You Out?

Are Your Competitors Freaking You Out?

What is it about owning a business that turns you into a paranoia queen? Every time you hear of a competitor doing well, your mind chatter kicks into overtime 'OMG, everyone is saying great things about her', 'Oh no, how can I possibly compete?' or 'You'll never make...

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The Muffins Made Me Cry

The Muffins Made Me Cry

I was chatting to a lady this week about how easily we can let guilt get to us when we're leading busy lives AND running a business. It reminded me of when my little girl, Chloe, was at nursery. I used to get really upset because I could never find time to bake cakes...

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Have You Got ‘Wobbly Bits’?

Have You Got ‘Wobbly Bits’?

Isn’t it funny how these things creep up on you? One day you’re bobbing happily along, minding your own business, growing your business and doing your thing. Then you have a bit of a binge and suddenly, you’ve got wobbly bits you’ve never had before! In my case, I’m...

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