Are you scared of success?

The heading alone sounds crazy, but truth be told there is a real epidemic of this within small business! The fear of anything in our lives can be crippling, it can stop us dead in our tracks to move forward, but everything we do in our lives is a choice. What does success actually mean…

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Stop being busy being BUSY!!

Are you trying to be Superwoman? Probably, I think it’s programed into us as women to be able to do everything ourselves. I don’t feel that I need any help!! I don’t want to put it out there that I need help!! I don’t have the cash to pay for any help, I can do…

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Why we find it hard to say NO!

Are you flat out helping everyone and busy doing things that are not helping you move forward? Have you said “Yes” to too many people in your life and now there is no time for you and what you want to do? THEN STOP, STOP RIGHT NOW! You are only person, and you cannot help…

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How is your relationship with stress?

Stress can be your worst enemy as a small business owner. As a SME (Small to medium enterprise)  you are required to wear so many hats just to get the job done! This can cause stress for you within the business, within yourself and possibly at home. Understanding where your stress levels are at is a…

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It only takes a small step to get going in the right direction!

Every heard of the Chaos Theory? It’s a mathematical term that basically looks at what happens when dynamic systems are highly sensitive to conditions and how a small change at one place can result in large differences in a later state. Bit technical I know but it makes a heap of sense. A small change…

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Two to one ratio of customer service

Customer service in Australia has diminished greatly over the last decade. Speak to anyone and they will be happy to launch into a conversation about the appalling experience that they have had recently. In an economy that has driven the price of products and services to rock bottom, how do you compete in the market…

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The Eeyore Epidemic.

Eeyore is a character in the Winnie the Pooh books. He is surprisingly good at the game Poohsticks, and he has the potential to be compassionate but tends to be more apathetic than anything else. He struggles with day to day life around him and consistently complains about things but doesn’t want to do anything…

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Boots and all!! Go 100% pro

So many times I have seen discussions about what makes a professional photographer. Here is my opinion. You need to know your craft. You need to have some training and experience to be able to produce a good job every time and not just fluke the occasional good shot. Craft is always what you need…

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Post Production Overload!! HELP!!!!!

For every moment that you spend working on client files, you lose a moment with your family, with your loved ones, with yourself. There are so many photographers that are working like crazy people but are not making money. There are a number of things that could be causing the issue here so let’s see…

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Finding your Peer Tribe – inspired by the wonderful Seth Godin

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/07/finding-your-peer-group.html I love Seth Godin’s blog. A marketing guru on the internet, I often spend an hour or so catching up on Seth’s blogs. Today I came across this blog about finding your peer group. “Your peer group are people with similar dreams, goals and worldviews. They are people who will push you in exchange…

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