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Between a Rock and a Hard Place | Season 2, Ep 21


We are back with a fourth episode with my scholar Kat Ashley!

Listen in to another live coaching session where Kat and I explore how she can safely navigate opening her shop to customers as winter approaches and possibly another lockdown.

 Enjoy some key takeaways that you can implement in your life and biz

You will hear:

  • Kat offers up an update of her successes and struggles since the last instalment
  • Kat and I discuss visibility and how to overcome resistance to getting out there
  • How covid has changed the way Kat and her team are working with their lovely customers

 Enjoy some key takeaways that you can implement in your life and biz too

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Do you have a back up plan? | Season 2, Ep 20


What happens when the internet gremlins eat your work?

What happens when your diary is packed and suddenly your family needs you?

What happens when feelings begin to override your rational thinking leaving you muddled, confused and stressed?

Well as they say Shit happens so you better have a backup plan.

In today’s show I am going to teach you how I created the perfect back up plan for my business and how that translates into my daily life. All through October I have been sharing my best tips for releasing and letting go so that you can move forward faster in your business.

In this episode:

> I share the inspiration for this episode, including a ride in a helicopter!
> I talk about the importance of taking a breath to change your state.
> Get back to basics - prune your branches!
> Learn the MMS - a tip from a coach I used to work with that has always stayed with me.

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Slay your to do list before it slays you | Season 2, Ep 18


Throughout October our theme will be leading from the heart to master our productivity.

As the days are getting shorter and the nights are beginning to draw in, now more than ever, is the time to slay your to do list.


Viv shares her top tips for slaying your to do list before it slays you.

  • Learn how to stop mustabating and start doing...nip that procrastination in the bud!
  • Learn how to feel good and on top of your workload every day...make a love sandwich!
  • Challenge yourself to try something new.
  • Use tried and tested methods for re-evaluating your tasks.
  • Identify the non-negotiables in your day...step away from your inbox!

Remember to take care of YOU...without you NOTHING gets done.
Do more of what you love with who you love.


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Taking messy action for big results | Season 2, Ep 17


This episode we are back with my scholar Kat Ashley for her monthly live coaching and check-in on how her business is being transformed by our work together.

Kat and I discuss key principles that you can apply to your own life and learning and some strategies to boost your business performance.

On this week's episode:

  1. Kat and I explore alternative routes to market for your products and services 
  2. How to grow your business by increasing your visibility, dual purposing and repurposing your business assets.
  3. How to stop waiting for the PERFECT moment and take messy action for big results
  4. You have all the skills and resources you need right now, why aren’t you using them?
  5. The power of investing time now to save time and money in the future, get organised!

Remember, work isn't work when we love what we do!


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Three ways to boost your business performance | Season 2, Ep 16

This week I am offering 3 ways to lighten your load so your business can take off.

For many people this year has resulted in constant changes in plans, loss of momentum and business not feeling fun anymore.

I share my business focus and how good it feels to get some clarity.

Let's not let the events of this year hold us back and finish the year strong!

In this week's episode:

My aim is to help you answer the following 3 questions:

  1. Do you know the outcome you are seeking, what is your bottom line? 
  2. Do you know how you are going to get there? What are your 5 big moves?
  3. Who is in your power team

 Shine from the inside out for your inevitable success...

If you would like a little help finding what brings you a joy-filled life hop on a discovery call and we can discuss lightening your load.  

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Making light work of a heavy load | Season 2, Ep 15

Viv welcomes her friend Rachel Pulley, Property Manager to this week's episode.

Listen in as Viv and Rach reminisce about the activities of the past week living and working on a smallholding in rural Scotland, discover each other’s best bits, learnings and takeaways.

Rachel discovers what line of work she would like to steer towards that would allow her the flexibility and fulfilment she desires.

Key Takeaways:

>> The importance of bringing JOY to everything you do including those challenging situations. 

>>Shared experiences, shared work loads, chunking things down to make sense of challenges and make light work of an otherwise heavy load.

>> Appreciate your talents and your capacity to grow, learn new things and create a life you love. 

>> Why having shared values and vision is more important than skill set when recruiting team members.

How can you solve the elusive work-life balance?


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Your great adventure | Season 2, Ep 14

It has felt so good to be let out and let loose in Italy! So good, in fact, I wanted to share it with you and record an episode from beautiful Tuscany.

Planning adventure into my day is so important to me...big or small I plan this consciously and with intention!

By looking after yourself you can better look after the others in your life.

On today's episode:

>> I discuss the secret power of your imagination...release and let go. 
>> I share how I tap into that power within and how you can too.
>> I help to transport you to your own great adventure.
>> Find out the three magic ingredients to help you get there.

Unlock your full potential for success and for a joy-filled life and learn how to harness your secret power...


If you would like a little help releasing and letting go hop on a discovery call and we can discuss your next great adventure.  

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In Session with Kat Ashley - Preparing for Change | Season 2, Ep 13

Today you have the opportunity to listen in to a live coaching call with my scholar Kat Ashley, from Purbeck Wholefoods.

Kat and I discuss overcoming challenges in business.

In today's episode:

>> Kat shares what she is doing to prepare for winter and changing market conditions
>> Kat and I discuss branching out - how to be in two places at once and increasing your reach
>> The value of human contact to your business and to your customers
>> The power of clear communication to increase productivity and make changes with ease

I'd love to hear what your key take away is from this session, please do let me know.


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Adding colour to bring the joy | Season 2, Ep 12

This week we have a one JOY FULL guest on the show, Briony Hartley, from Goldust Design.

We are discussing

How you can bring more colour and joy into your life?

How do you find inspiration?

Has working from home and being stuck with the same 4 walls brought you to a halt where you feel stuck?

Well, my guest today brings inspiration, colour and joy in bucket loads!

On Today's Episode:

>> Viv and Briony discuss surrendering to the situation! Leaning into being patient during the lockdown period
>> Briony reveals she has been turning inwards for excitement rather than the usual external sources
>> Briony shares her work and combining 3 of her passions
>> Briony talks about speaking her truth and realising you are not your thoughts

Find out what Briony and Fearne Cotton have in common!

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Footloose and Fancy Free | Season 2, Ep 11

Are you footloose and fancy-free?

But secretly worried about your dreams drying up and withering away in the heat of the sun?

Do you want to take time off and relax but worried you might lose momentum?

Do you feel guilty that you are enjoying yourself when you feel that you ‘should’ be working?

Taking time out is not a crime in fact in my book, not taking time out causes more harm.

In this episode:

>> I remind you that getting down on yourself is not going to lift you up!
>> I talk about connecting to the thrill of success and being clear on YOUR vision.
>> I share how I connect every day with what really matters.
>> I discuss the support, structures and strategies I have in place to help me avoid distraction and bring about disciplined focus

Your SUCCESS matters to me.  I want you to have a guilt-free summer holiday and know that you have got this!


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