Passion & Purpose

Celebrating Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice makes for the perfect occasion to celebrate life   Although Spring is my favourite season for the warming weather, new blooms and beautiful aromas, Summer is definitely my favourite time of year.     Christmas can be stressful, the pressure to purchase the right gifts, entertain and keep up the Santa gig. But Christmas…

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Self care research results

I’m loving the results of the Self Care Research survey, I also love that it’s got many of you thinking about the topic.  I thought I’d first share the responses to the question… What do you do to take care of yourself & how often? Each dot point is a single response, unedited, anonymous, interesting…

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Doing what you love – even if it hurts!

I think this huge WIN is worth sharing because it’s been one hell of a journey to get to this point and writing a blog about it is a good way to celebrate, because it’s too early in the morning (maybe even the process) for champagne. Plus it’s a nice way to tell people before…

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Blooming in Business Podcast

Blooming in Business Podcast episode 1 with Jessika Behnecke of Cocoon Skin+ Body Direct download via this link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/bloominginbusiness/jess_behnecke.mp3

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7 quick tips for successful business networking

Do you go along to networking meetings wondering why you’re there? Do you feel like you should be in the office getting work done or at home with your family instead? There is great value in networking, but there’s also several thing to consider to make it worth your time and money. These tips will…

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Signs & Synchronicity

On Friday I had Leesa from Nurture Nutrition & Wellness​ come to my place for a consultation for my two kids. My daughter has Eczema and my son needs some immune boosting and some sort of calming effect through diet would be an added bonus. Leesa is wonderful with kids and a wealth of knowledge,…

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What ‘Networking’ means to me

I’ve previously written about the word ‘Networking’ and the negative thoughts associated with it, and how even I find it a little scary to walk into a room full of people I don’t know. So I thought I’d share my thoughts on what Networking means to me and how we do ‘Networking’ quite differently at…

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What’s your USP? (it’s OK if you don’t know yet)

But please don’t avoid the question….. I can tell you that some of my most powerful learning experiences I’ve had have come from people asking me questions about myself or my business. Often, especially in the early days I’ve been unable to come up with an answer that I’m satisfied with, which has left me…

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We could all do with more of this

It’s 3:10pm on a Friday afternoon, I’ve just come home from grocery shopping with my almost 5 year old (who NEVER stops talking and asks a million questions that even google doesn’t know the answer to) and I’ve had an average day!! Sometimes, as hard as I try it feels impossible to stay strong and positive…

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The most exciting thing that’s happened this month

Each month I ask Bloom attendees to share something specific during their introductions, today’s topic: ‘the most exciting thing that’s happened in my business this month”. I’m sure anyone in business knows that each achievement can be a huge milestone, no matter how big or small. Being a solo entrepreneur can be a lonely journey…

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