Breaking The Chains

Breaking The Chains

Its been a good week. I think I've made tremendous progress in breaking the chains that have been tying my mind up in knots over the last few weeks. Breaking the chains of procrastination hasn't been easy, and going through a period of navel gazing , identifying your own personality flaws isn't an enjoyable process. The good news is that I liked myself a couple of weeks ago, and I still like myself today even though I know realise that I'm not as perfect as I once thought I was. The first thing I did after last weeks angst ridden post,  was to finish the Julie Morgenstern book about time management - and realised way before reaching the end of the book, that time management was … [Read more...]

Networking For New Business

Networking For New Business

A couple of posts ago, I mentioned that I’ve cut my expenses to the bone, so that I can live off a monthly budget of £2,000. Any excess earnings over this £2,000 are to go towards reducing my debts. My income is derived solely from my business – which offers business financial support and employee benefits packages on a consultancy basis. The majority of my clients pay me a small monthly retainer which covers my costs of business – and whenever I’m called in to talk to directors or employees I charge on an hourly/package value rate. To be brutally honest – when I’m working – I do a cracking job and offer my clients real value. The main problem being that I don’t have enough clients to … [Read more...]