A Valentines Day Message – A day to do what you love, a year to love what you do

I love what I do! I predominantly help others learn, grow and grow through their learning. They say that trainers and sales people have similar traits. One of them (they say) is that of a need for validation. I say they are right (whoever they are). I say nothing excites me more than someone having a light-bulb moment or someone just “getting it” after spending quality time with me as a Trainer or as a Coach (or both).

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Christmas Tips for Managing Stress

If you are stressing about past Christmases, or any past event, then you are relying on memory to provide the stress factors. Those stress factors can limit us in our everyday tasks. If you are stressing about the coming Christmas, or any future event, then you are just imagining it and creating your own stress factors. Based on what? Future event stress is normally based on previous events, so we are back in the past, which is imaginary, remember?

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Mad isn’t it? I am still running

Firstly, I am delighted to report I am pain free, unlike this time last year when I was crippled, and had to give up running altogether. My waistline was not happy!

So after intense self care and chiropractic treatments in Spring, I was promised I would be doing the 3 things I love again – gardening, driving my motorbike and running. At first it was a struggle, and my health seemed to be deteriorating rather than improving, but finally after about 2 months, I suddenly began to feel huge improvements.

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Declare War on your Business!

It is important for that business owner, to constantly watch trends, be familiar with their market, and adapt to the changes that invariably happen. We also need to keep an eagle eye on what the competition is up to, and notice what they are changing, and are those changes in line with consumer changes, or are they trying to influence the consumer / client.

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Towards a Networking Strategy – Cork Workshop

We are also running a series of workshops in Cork. We will kick of with a BIG BANG – “Towards a Networking Strategy”
A Networking Strategy is a continuous working plan that business owners will refer back to time and time again; change, update and perfect as their business evolves.

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Networking Online pays off!

Build your network. Build your online network through social media, social networking and blogging. Build your off line network by attending events, training seminars, support groups and meeting people 1-1.

The trick really is to look beyond your comfort zone. Look beyond your immediate personal network.

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