For the new service based, solo business owner, the biggest challenge they are most likely to face in their business is getting clients. Without clients, you do not have a business. Getting clear about your ideal client will make it much easier for you to identify where you can find them. It will also make
When you’re not getting the results you want in your career or business, it can leave you feeling disappointed. When you continue to get the same disappointing results, this can lead to discouragement. Discouragement if not managed is a powerful, negatively impacting emotion. If left to fester it can lead to despondency, leaving you feeling hopeless
Starting her own business is a sure way for a woman to do away with the glass ceiling that she encounters in the corporate world and there are many women longing to start a business and work for themselves. But despite many women wanting to take that step, fear is probably the biggest factor
How to overcome a fear of rejection in your career or business.
If women were to start their own business at the same rate as men in the, it would mean 1 million more women entrepreneurs. Just imagine what this would do for economic growth. I come across many women who are unhappy, unfulfilled and fed up at work. They want to make a career change, quit employment and want to start a business but
Back in the 1980s when I first started working, you got a job and the chances are that you could stay in that organisation for the rest of your career, progressing up the ladder. Now, times have changed and gone is the job for life. Today’s new worker is expected to have a total of
Whilst it is good to have dreams and goals to aspire to, you also need to keep things real and sometimes you need to re-evaluate whether the goal is the right goal or whether you are going about achieving it in the right way. Sometimes you may be so focused on reaching your goal that
Paul Brunson talks about his career transition from Investment Banker to Modern Day Matchmaker, something that he is passionate about. He explains his reasons for making this change and how he found the courage to give up the comfort of an Investment Banker’s salary to start life as an entrepreneur.
The thought of having their own business and working for themselves is something many women in their forties are longing to do. Increasingly, more and more of my clients are in this position themselves. Tired of the ‘politics’ that comes with corporate life or breaking through the glass ceiling, only to have to contend with the glass wall, is driving women out in their droves.
Are you holding yourself back because you are afraid of failure? Do you lack confidence so much that you avoid opportunities to pursue your most heartfelt ambitions? If you are then you are just like thousands of other women up and down the country.