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Why Sometimes We Go Offline

Why Sometimes We Go Offline Some days life sucks. Or at least so it seems. Those are the times when we are very likely to hide in our little shells to get away from a very hostile world. Nothing feels or looks right. Others look like the evil boogieman and we’ll keep well clear of them. […]

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Our Thoughts Are Just Like Bubbles

Our Thoughts Are Just Like Bubbles My job as a coach is to explain to my clients how the human mind works and why they get to experience life the way they do. While it’s, at times, easy for them to grasp the simplicity of the system, I often encounter resistance from their side. “What […]

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Virtual Assistant vs Employee – Costs Comparison

Virtual Assistant vs Employee – Costs Comparison The Costs of Hiring a Virtual Assistant Perhaps one of the reasons you haven’t yet delegated some work to a Virtual Assistant is cost.  You think you can’t afford one as you have only just started in business, or their hourly rate, at first, looks too high. Yet […]

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Do you have a no-show problem? Do clients often miss appointments?

Do you have a no-show problem? Do clients often miss appointments? How do you deal with clients who no-show for appointments? That is, clients who make an appointment and then don’t reschedule or cancel but rather simply don’t show up at the scheduled appointment time. This client behavior creates a difficult dilemma for service professionals. […]

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A Very Black Friday

A Very Black Friday As a brighter Friday returns this week, it left me thinking about what we can learn from the lessons of Black Friday. This is the story of Black Friday, I’m afraid a very bleak day indeed where I nearly threw my phone out of the window – before I remembered there […]

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Declutter Today

Declutter today BUSINESS OR PERSONAL! WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DECLUTTER TODAY? In business I am all for creating systems and procedures and streamlining and structuring to ensure greater productivity and efficiency.  This is something all business owners should strive for and which I work with my individual clients to achieve. But this is also […]

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