Stop Dickin around!

Stop Dickin around!

STOP DICKIN AROUND in your business! Over the past few weeks I have spoken with a number of new-ish entrepreneurs and here are a few common traits I have seen; - Lack of clarity - Trying to do 1000000s things at once before even starting the basics - Making zero money - Having zero prospects on the horizon - Signing up to 5 different marketing courses and then getting pulled in 5 different directions on how to market their business - OVERTHINKING <<<< This is a HUGE one, over thinking leads to ending up doing absolute jack shit. This is when you have that awesome idea, or you know a great prospect then you over think it and 6 months later you are overthinking why it all went tits up. There are ALOT more I could list but these are some traits I have seen alot of these past few weeks. I think overthinking leads to all of the above. You could be in business a day or 3...
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#MondayMotivation

#MondayMotivation

#mondaymotivaiton Is not with me at this present moment in time. If I'm honest with you I am writing this from the comfort of my bed, looking out the window on what a beautiful day it seems to be! I woke up with zero motivation to do anything today. My weekend consisted of a 12 hour 1-1 day on Saturday with a client and then Sunday I relaxed and reset - it was excellent. Here is what the "hustlers" of the world will tell you their Monday will consist of; 5 Am wake up club ✔️ 20 prospects before 9am ✔️ By lunchtime watched the latest Gary Vee shows ✔️ Grinding away till 3pm ✔️ I gotta grind 30 hours a day to succeed ✔️ 3pm upload lunch picture "oops I been hustling so forgot to have lunch" ✔️ 3pm - 12am hustle hustle hustle ✔️ 12am status "ready to start again at 5am"✔️ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This is a right here is a crap mentality. If your belief is you have to...
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What “success” looks like…

What “success” looks like…

This is what "success" looks like nowadays; - Video marketing campaign ✔ - Photo with Richard Branson ✔ - Photo with Tony Robbins ✔ - Photo of you on a beach somewhere ✔ - Photo of you in front of 5000 people ✔ - Photo with any film actor ✔ - "new car" photo ✔ - Running events where you sell tickets to another event where you then sell tickets to another event... ✔ - "views" on youtube/facebook (views don't mean much, focus on the engagement) ✔ - Oh and the private jet photo of course! ✔ - Quoting themselves with a picture of themselves ✔ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Sorry to burst your bubble but all of the above does not mean shit, it does not mean the person is successful, it does not mean they know what they are doing, what it means is they are a good marketer that has caught your attention and usually ready to sell you the next online course so YOU can also get all of the above. Because that...
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We all know that one person….

We all know that one person….

We all know that one person, in pretty much all professions who's ego will be living off that one big deal they did 10 years ago via fax on Christmas day whilst being snowed in. But here is the thing, when was the last time they actually did something consistently? Now days it is easy for people to "scam" others on social media by saying certain things to make it seem like they just closed 11m worth of business before Lunch. Now this is not a post about selling...... This is a post about creating something that is consistent. Creating a business that you can keep growing (if that's the goal), keep living off and it fueling the lifestyle that you want to lead.....none of that happens from a one hit wonder! Why do alot of people get to a certain point in their business and it just stays at that level... - They got comfortable (aka lazy) - Their ego did not let them learn new...
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Should you give up?

Should you give up?

Those times as an entrepreneur when you think "shit maybe I should just get a job" are not only often the most motivating times - but the moment you ask yourself that question and the reply is "no you won't - get your shit together" confirms to you that you are on the right track! I have had that thought countless times over the past 2,3,4,5...years! Sure a few of those times I did go out and get a job, but let me tell you that the salary each month was a huge motivation for me not to have that job anymore! You can be sat here on a Monday, in fact, bank holiday Monday, as either someone who is starting to doubt themselves or perhaps the other side of the table you are truly dreading going into work tomorrow. I know that anybody that wants to pursue their own venture has the abilities to do so, the resources are around them. So if...
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I am not average

I am not average

I want to be the best at what I do, because of this I can not be average. I am here to change lives...how can I do that if I am just average? My standards for myself are set high, my standards for my clients are also set high... why? Because working with others that do not want to be average is where the magic is, where we can create those moments that have a huge knock on effect. As Steve Jobs said, you have to be crazy to see the genius! You have to be able to have enough discipline that in those times where your friends think you are crazy for what you do it, you are so sure of yourself that you will carry on, you will get to where you want to go and be who you want to be. Those times where you are sat eating custard out of a tin because you have no money in the bank (yup I...
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YAY! A powerpoint presentation!!!!!

YAY! A powerpoint presentation!!!!!

Said no one ever.... I watched a video on Facebook the other day by a HUGE company. It was a video of a presentation that was filmed via Facebook live and then promoted using facebook ads. It was 40 minutes long of this guy standing in front of his power point presentation reading off the screen with a very monotone voice....I watched 10 minutes and wanted to grab the pen next to me and see how far I could ram it into my ear....that would of been far more exciting. My point is, to me this shows how this company just does not know how to engage with people. It is also scary the fact this company, which has all the resources it needs to make a kickass presentation, allowed themselves to go ahead with that and then thought "hey that was awesome, lets put that as a facebook advert - aren't we so hip!" NOBODY CARES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE SCREEN...
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You’re Fired….

You’re Fired….

You may be sat there reading this hoping for those words to be utter to you by your manager/boss so you can get out of the work situation you have found yourself in. Or You may be sat there hoping those words never get uttered in your direction and you heartbeat spiked when you read it. Or Maybe you are the boss and you are thinking of doing this to someone today, tomorrow, next week or waiting for them to put a foot wrong so you can pounce! (I hope you are not the latter type) Those words You're Fired can have alot of meaning behind it but today I want to talk to you about when you should and shouldn't fire someone.... WHEN YOU SHOULD It takes alot for someone to be fired usually. Gross misconduct, a history of not doing the job correctly or just generally not giving a flying fuck about the work they are supposed to do or the company they are in....
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The fear of success….

The fear of success….

Fear and fear itself is what stops someone truly succeeding in life. It's not your environment It's not your spouse It's not your in-laws It's not your boss It's not your best friend It's not your best friend It's not your enemy It's not your coach It's not luck It's you.... Now I could end this post here and either a few of you will wake up and smell the roses but I suspect most of you will not enjoy me just saying It's not XYZ its you. So allow me to go into some further detail..... The truth behind success has nothing with luck. Elon Musk is not lucky, Richard Branson is not lucky, Alan Sugar is not lucky, David Beckham is not lucky, Deborah Meaden, JK Rowling is not lucky.... Every successful person has something in common, they didn't give up. Your determination to gain success in whatever you wish to do is an internal factor not an external one. It is the story you tell yourself everyday as to why you...
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St Patricks Day or St Marketing Day?

St Patricks Day or St Marketing Day?

Let's talk about holidays & marketing! I just shared this in my group on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/217407695400673/) and was told it would be a great public post so here it is! Today is St Patricks day, an excuse for many to get off their face on green beer, green pizza and then green tea the next day. But what about using holidays like this to market yourself? Can you do it effectively? My take on this, it all depends on what services you're offering! I wouldn't for example do something special to promote my 1-1 coaching by wearing a green st Patrick's day hat and hoping it brought in a new client....maybe I should try that next year? However, if I ran an online membership programme I would use some sort of way to tie in st Patrick's day to increase engagement. I am actually very surprised about how Little marketing ploys I've seen today, maybe one or two but a lot less than last year! Marketing is an...
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