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What are the benefits of small business owners using a coach to help them reach their goals?

When I was first married, my husband and I decided to take a bare boat charter around the Greek Islands. I had done a fair bit of sailing as crew, and he had done quite a bit of speeding around in motor boats, so we figured, how hard could it be. Ha!

We soon discovered that being master of your own ship was a lot harder than it looked!

When I started out in business, it was a similar experience.  Sure I’d worked in lots of different organisations, large corporations to ma & pa businesses, but in truth I didn’t really have a clue about how hard it could be to run my own business, and how lonely. 

The excitement of choosing brand colours and fonts soon wore off under the swathes of paperwork and procedures. I found it hard to prioritise. How do you keep focused on the main thing, when EVERYTHING seems urgent and important?  Most of all I found it hard to get my head around my numbers while working on my sales activities so that I could generate more...

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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.


Find out more about Purbeck Wholefoods here:

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Manage change and stay on top of your game with Erin Thomas Wong | Season 2, Ep 2

Today's show welcomes Erin Thomas Wong, founder of the Mumpreneur Collective.

Viv and Erin discuss all things family, business and learning to bend like a willow tree!

They cover managing change, staying productive, mindset and business strategy.

In today's episode:

>> Erin talks about what inspired her to create her online community for mums in business
>> Erin describes her very special business club, The Cocoon, the inner sanctum of The Mumpreneur Collective
>> Erin and I talk about having it all...a career you love, whilst being the mum you want to be
>> Erin explained how important investing in a coach has been for her and carving out SEO time for herself!
>> Erin shares the benefits of having her own business for her and her family

Don't miss my quick-fire round of questions!


More about Erin

Erin Thomas Wong is a mentor, speaker (soon to be author!) and champion for mums in business. She is the founder of The Mumpreneur Collective and The...

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Episode 021: Inside The Therapy Room

I have an exciting guest episode for you!

This week I am interviewing a client... Emily.

Emily has recently graduated from university and as part of her degree, she produced a documentary on equine therapy!

If you are curious to know just what goes on in a coaching session then this is the episode for you.

On today's show you will discover:

>> An inside and outside perspective of counselling
>> That everyone is entitled to feel however they are feeling
>> Sometimes you don't even realise you need a coaching or counselling session until you try it!
>> Now more than ever it is important to take good care of your physical and mental health.

Listen in to find out more about how it works and how it can help you...

A bit about Emily:

A 21 year old aspiring journalist from Cornwall; lover of animals, the beach and spending time with friends and family. After graduating from University last year, I’m going travelling in the autumn before pursuing a...

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