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May 24, 2020
35 Years and Still Learning
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Five years ago, I penned a blog called My 30-Year Apprenticeship. It was in response to questions from prospects who wanted to know a little bit more about me, my experience and expertise.

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May 6, 2020
Everything About Business Coaching
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Great business coaches are life changing. But don't jump into a relationship without looking first. I've written a guide for you. It's called 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Hiring A Business Coach Before You Hire a Business Coach'.

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April 22, 2020
This is My Coaching Manifesto
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My brand (or corporate) manifesto gives me the opportunity to share one clear statement of intent with you. It covers my guiding principles and the goals for my work - its a little bit of me.

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April 15, 2020
Solve the Problem - Stop Firefighting
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Are you spending all day every day solving problems you've solved before? Time to stop firefighting - its just so exhausting!

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April 6, 2020
7 Reasons Your Prospects Buy From Your Competitors
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How to turn your prospects into valuable sales for you and not your competitors. You want to attract the right customers who value what you do. This is an introduction to my new e-book...

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April 4, 2020
Why Did You Start Your Business?
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When you started your business, I’m sure you had a good idea of why you wanted to, and what you wanted to achieve.
But today, does your reality match your dream?

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March 31, 2020
How Much is a Business Coach?
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The short answer is, it depends...
But let me be more helpful than that! Here I share the different aspects that affect price; up and down

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March 25, 2020
41 Secrets to Excellent Customer Engagement
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I've added even more secrets to this post; another 7 secrets curated from the best thought leaders around.

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December 11, 2019
Small Innovations Equals Big Wins
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Sometimes doing the smaller things differently means you can reap the rewards. As an old mentor of mine would say "do something different and make money".
Making a small change is just what The Knitting Network did.

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The Grown-Up Business Blog Helping Business Owners Solve Problems

Welcome to the Grown-Up Business blog. It’s a mixture of business insights, useful information, challenging comment, every day observations as well as some techy bits; all designed to help you grow your business into whatever you want it to be.

I love writing these for you; they’re thought-provoking, interesting and informative. Please feel free to share them with others.

I’m constantly curious: thinking, reading, learning and implementing positive change with my business coaching and mentoring. I continually share my insights so check back for new content. Why not re-read some of my older posts: they’re still relevant for today.


“If you run a business, then buy this book. Not tomorrow, today!”
~ Sam Carpenter Work The System

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