Why I gave up goal setting

My guess is that you’ve probably been told that in order to be successful you need to set goals. It’s how we’ve typically been programmed to operate. We’ve been taught that in order to be successful we need to have a clear outcome, set targets and then work backwards in order to create a strategy […]

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I’m Over It!

It’s not about ‘business’  per se. For the last how many years I have been thinking about business; running a business, being in business,  getting clients, making sales, creating programmes, bums on seats, metrics, grow my list, know my numbers, buy this, get that bonus, only 20 places available, under promise, over deliver, shove it […]

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How I realised I Needed To Change Direction

Did you fly at all this year? It’s a well known fact that during a flight an aircraft will be flying 95% off course. The role of the pilot is to constantly evaluate its position and continually bringing the plane back on track until it arrives at its destination. And so it is in life […]

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Congratulations, Rosemary!

We were delighted to spot our Essex ambassador, Rosemary Cunningham, appearing in the current issue of My Weekly magazine. Rosemary was highlighted for her charity work with her circle’s sister group in Zambia, and she notes in the article that Winning Women was the catalyst for her finding this passion and making such a difference. […]

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The journey

Your life and business are a journey. It isn’t a race to the finishing post, so that you arrive at the final destination shattered, depleted and barely enough energy to serve yourself let alone others. I used to think it was essential to have my vision all mapped out, all the I’s dotted and the […]

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Do Things Your Way

I’ve been reflecting recently on my business journey: I’ve gone from working all hours, feeling stressed, exhausted and not really achieving a great deal to learning how to make my business work for me. I want to share some thoughts today on how I achieved that – and how you can do the same. We […]

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Stand In Your Power?

Why is it we’re sometimes afraid to show up as the most amazing, wonderful, creations that we are? “The Universe doesn’t allow us to get away with anything, Allison,” said my friend “…until you learn the lesson, that is”. The challenge had simply presented itself as an opportunity for healing. I’d given my power away. […]

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The digital bra

Judy van Niekerk’s life story has captured many people, and is one of the many reasons I’m proud to call her my friend. After this best-selling author courageously shared her story of sexual abuse by her father, the reporting of sexual assault in Ireland increased 75%. Committed to making a difference through her childhood challenges, […]

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Time to reflect

Autumn often brings a shift and a new energy – making it the perfect time to think about how and where you want to direct your actions. Today I want to share some questions for you to reflect on, as we move into the last few months of the year. You know the saying, “Don’t […]

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