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Need More Clients? Take Ten!

September 28, 2016 | Sigrid de Kaste

Ways to create new business are often right in front of us. Here's 10 that will help boost the dollars in your door.

The art of getting new business is no mystery, in fact it’s so simple we miss the forest for the trees.  Here are 10 tips to remind you how to build your client base: 1. Get New Business From Old.   Ask existing clients for more business before you try warming up a cold lead.  Ask […]



Managing Conflict in the Workplace: How Women Do It?

August 29, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Discover how to deal with bullying and workplace conflicts in a more productive way.

Workplaces are becoming increasingly more fast-pasted and globalized, which increases the opportunities for professional development, but also increases the likelihood that conflicts will occur within the workplace. Conflicts are difficult challenges women face in the workplace because of how men and women approach conflict situations. But there are constructive ways that conflict can be managed […]



Why Aren’t There More Women Speakers?

August 25, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

5 women standing

I want to shed light on an issue that impacts women stepping into the spotlight, and ask the question, why aren’t there more women speakers at business events? The all male speaker line up at conferences and panels, frankly, annoys the hell out of me. Considering how many amazing women there are who want to […]



More Ideas Is Not The Solution

August 22, 2016 | Sue Lester

Good ideas will never help to grow your business if you don't actually implement any of them.

What if you already have what you need?  That secret to success has already appeared, but you missed it? The ironic thing about overwhelm from too much information, too many good ideas, is that it can result in the opposite – no ideas and feeling stuck.  So when you or your business is feeling sluggish […]



Why Does a Personal Trainer Have a Personal Trainer? (and why you should too)

August 15, 2016 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

c couple jogging together

One thing that has always perplexed my husband is my decision to have a personal trainer.  You see I am a personal trainer.  I work out of a gym and I also have a garage full of gear.  I have the expertise to write myself a program.   I decided to get a PT when I […]



4 Steps To Starting The Financial Year Afresh

July 18, 2016 | Sue Lester

New Year New Plan

Whether you achieved great results last financial year, or less than desirable, this is the ideal time for a fresh start.  In the busyness of your business, it’s easy to fall into the trap of doing things the same way because it’s easier, a no-brainer.  Structures and systems are essential for growth, however they need […]



Disruptive Trends: Biohack Your Way to Success

July 14, 2016 | Ingrid Cliff

Biohacking

Humans always strive to be better versions of themselves. Whether it be through self-help courses and books or eating well and exercising, each generation has searched for ways to be better, smarter, and faster. The disruptive trend of biohacking is beyond simply going Paleo for your diet, and has morphed into two distinct streams. Where […]



Why The ‘Work Anywhere’ Movement is a Pain in the Neck?

July 12, 2016 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

woman holding her sore neck

I’ve been working in the fitness industry for many years now and I have seen a worsening in neck and shoulder muscle health.  Could it be all the portable hand held devices that are making us look down far more than we used to?    The head is heavy – it is designed to sit on […]



15 Time Management Tips for a Great Work Life Balance

April 12, 2016 | Sue Davey

Productivity enhancements

Many of us struggle with work life balance, as work creeps into our lives at home. Here are some of my best tips for making sure you get a great work life balance and enjoy a more productive life. Instead of talking about how little time you’ve got, talk about how much time you do […]



The Eisenhower Time Management Way

March 11, 2016 | Sue Davey

Prioritising your work load

You’re swamped, and you’ve been asked to create an urgent presentation! Your to-do-list is running rampant with urgent tasks, anxiety sets in and concentration disappears. Let me introduce you to a time management tool to help you beat stress and deliver great work! I often use the Eisenhower Principle which allows you to consider priorities and […]