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Managing Activity

Managing Activity

I used the word time management in my previous article, and the more I thought about it the more I disliked the phrase. The thing is that it isn’t so much about managing time, but rather managing your own activities effectively. The real issue though is that we do all only have 24 hours each […] Read More

Making Time

Making Time

Time and money are intrinsically linked, but the great thing about time is that you don’t have to earn it. A full 24 hours is granted to you each and every day. And each and every day you have a choice as to what you will do with your time.  Obviously, there are certain things […] Read More

Focussed Action – Making Time

Focussed Action – Making Time

In the previous article I mentioned that action was a vital part of commitment. Action in itself generates some excitement within you. As Nike says “Just Do It”. Action without some kind of focus in the long-term might feel good, but if you don’t focus your activities to some degree, you might find that after […] Read More

Elaine Hancock on Working from Home

Elaine Hancock on Working from Home

WORKING AT HOME When I took early retirement from a Corporate job to work from Home, friends, family and colleagues thought I might have “lost my marbles” – but I was fedup with all the travelling and stress working for a boss entails and my mind was stubbornly made up. Having lost my husband to skin […] Read More

Elaine Hancock on Working from Home

Elaine Hancock on Working from Home

WORKING AT HOME When I took early retirement from a Corporate job to work from Home, friends, family and colleagues thought I might have “lost my marbles” – but I was fedup with all the travelling and stress working for a boss entails and my mind was stubbornly made up. Having lost my husband to skin […] Read More

Action – the after effects of commitment

Action – the after effects of commitment

Commitment is firstly psychological, i.e. something you decide to do ‘no matter what’, but it also means that you have to start taking action. You can’t state that you are committed and then sit back and do absolutely nothing!   The exciting aspect of making a commitment is that, once you have committed to self […] Read More

Get over yourself some more….

Get over yourself some more….

I mentioned in the previous articles that many people don’t know their passion, and that fear of failure is generally the major hindrance to taking that first step to achieving their dream of self employment.   We all know that these two aspects alone are not easy to achieve, but the great news is that […] Read More

Getting over yourself!

Getting over yourself!

Achieving a life-long dream of self employment is not unlike eating an elephant – you do it little by little. As mentioned in the first article, the very first step is to have some degree of self awareness about what your passions are, and what you enjoy doing. Many of you already know this about […] Read More

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