5 Must Do’s’ After Attending a Live Event, or Conference

  I decided to write this blog after attending the 2 day content live event with Janet Murray ( and a host of other  fab presenters) for two reasons: firstly I thought it would help me be clear about what I needed to do to make sure I got the most form the event and […]

Learning to be a Warrior

This was first published in Affinity Magazine but the themes feel like they are worth re-iterating! Learning to be a Warrior! The word warrior is one we all l know and will probably assume, correctly, that it is a word that means a fighter, a soldier, a combatant of some type. But hopefully not many […]

Why there is an ‘I’ in invest

The word invest according to the Oxford on line dictionary means http://www.freedictionarydefinitions.com/search.htm provide with power and authority place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position make an investment give qualities or abilities to furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors  And  the relevant definitions of investment are below  money that is invested […]

Learning to make choices

First Published in Affinity Magazine I’ve heard a few times recently people saying things like ‘I couldn’t help it’ ‘they made me do it’ or ‘well it wasn’t my fault it was because …….’. Well let’s just set one thing straight. Unless someone literally has a gun to your head or is putting you under […]

See it Say it Sorted!

This was an artcile I wrote for Affinity Magazine but the message is useful for us all. If you have travelled by train recently you will have seen the exhortation ‘See it. Say it. Sorted.’ I find it fascinatinging that most people plan their vacation with more care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that’s […]

Managing your Mind

  Don’t forget to join in the 5 day mindset mastery challenge – startsing 7th May but you can catch up later as it will all be in the fabeook group Steps4success Managing Your Mind-set As a coach, and earlier as a teacher, I am aware of the very powerful influence our mind-set can have […]

More on Mindsets

  This was first published in Affinity magazine but the subject of Mind set is vital for success so I thought Id share it here too. There is a lot of talk of mind-set these days – the underlying beliefs, often subconscious that can exert a sometimes significant influence upon almost every area of our […]

Mapping a Path to Success

Over recent years there has been a considerable rise in both the number and popularity of books/dvds and seminars on ‘achieving your dreams’. Whilst no one should fall into the trap of believing that positive thinking alone can change our lives undoubtedly our attitude and state of mind has a huge impact on what we […]

Learning to Live Your Dream

This was first published in Affinity magazine but I still get lots of people saying they want to live their dream – so I thought it might be helpful for people to add this as a blog post. ‘Live the dream’ is a phrase we’ve all heard, many of us may have used and some […]

Clearing the Road Blocks to Your Success

As I’ve mentioned before there can be a lot of obstacles on the road to success. Some will be individual but some are common to lots of people and it is useful to think about what is stopping you experiencing the success you want in any aspect of your life or business. So here are […]