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A Year In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur
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A Year In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur

A few days ago I found a sentence that I had written on the front cover of my notepad at the beginning of the year.  It said  “2018 is going to be my best year ever!”     It has...
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The Benefits of Gratitude Journalling
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The Benefits of Gratitude Journalling

I came across an article recently about journalling and part of it was dedicated specifically to gratitude journalling and so I thought I would share, as developing an attitude of gratitude, I feel, p...
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Easy Ways To Use The Law of Attraction
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Easy Ways To Use The Law of Attraction

As you probably know already, I am passionate about the Law of Attraction.  I have been since I watched The Secret back in 2005. I have since studied it in more detail and I’m always interested to ...
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New Business Update and more……
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New Business Update and more……

Hi there, I hope you're well and enjoying the summer whatever you may be doing. I’ve been in Spain for a week now, I didn’t feel like I was quite ready to come, there was so much to do in the UK wi...
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The Next Chapter….
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The Next Chapter….

Twenty one years ago, as a shy and timid, 24 year old, I  joined a business that was to change my life forever.  I didn't know it at the time, but my Kleeneze home shopping business was going to be th...
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Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do
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Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do

At times, being an entrepreneur can be so challenging. It can be a rollercoaster of a journey.  Things can be going along swimmingly one moment and then we can experience major bumps in the road.  Eve...
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How To Soar In Your Life And Business
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How To Soar In Your Life And Business

We all have the ability to soar like eagles and we can all experience the thrill of soaring but sometimes we don't realise it, and we need a push in the right direction. Even baby eagles need a pus...
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How to make it happen for you in 2018
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How to make it happen for you in 2018

So, it's January and every year at this time, people make new year's resolutions and have every intention of continuing with them throughout the year hoping that they will see a positive difference sh...
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What to do when you feel overwhelmed
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What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Have you ever felt like you didn't know where to turn, maybe you have so much to do, you don't know what to do first? Or maybe sometimes you just don't know what to do next to move forward in your...
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Are you shy or an introvert…….or both?
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Are you shy or an introvert…….or both?

To say my life is busy and varied right now is an understatement! However I am feeling very happy and content.   We have recently moved back to the UK for a while after living there for just over 3...
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Travelling, personal development and a new puppy!
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Travelling, personal development and a new puppy!

We arrived back in England last week for the summer, I was really excited to come back this time, more than ever before really. We have been living in Spain for 3 years now, and it's the longest we h...
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How to use the Law of Attraction in Your Network Marketing Business
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How to use the Law of Attraction in Your Network Marketing Business

I can’t imagine living today without knowing about the existence of The Law of Attraction. I first became aware of The Law of Attraction when I was introduced to The Secret film in 2005. I had a...
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10 Things To Help You To Feel Happy In Your Own Skin
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10 Things To Help You To Feel Happy In Your Own Skin

When we are happy with ourselves, we are happier in all areas of life.  This is something that I have come to learn on my journey of self development.  I really recommend that you try out the things l...
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My Top 5 Favourite Ted Talks
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My Top 5 Favourite Ted Talks

I have so much to thank Ted Talks for.  They have contributed towards making me feel more confident, more relaxed, more inspired, more grateful, they have taught me how to be a better communicator, a ...
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How a few simple changes are making an amazing difference in 2017
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How a few simple changes are making an amazing difference in 2017

So I thought a good idea for this blog post would be to share with you what is going on with me and the progress I have made so far in 2017. I can’t believe its already March!  The year is certainly ...
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How to control blushing
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How to control blushing

I wanted to write a blog post about blushing as the subject comes up so many times when I am talking to people. You may blush because you are self conscious, anxious and/or shy.  Whatever...
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Are you ready for a successful year?
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Are you ready for a successful year?

Happy New Year! I hope you are having a great 2017 so far! I have been loving being at home for the Christmas period, we started the drive back from Spain on 21st December and arrived here on th...
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A perfect business for shy people
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A perfect business for shy people

In this post I want to explain why I feel that network marketing is a perfect fit for shy people. Growing up being a shy person was not easy for me. I was always referred to as the ‘quiet one’ and ...
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How to use your subconscious mind for success
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How to use your subconscious mind for success

I am reading one of my favourite books of all time again at the moment: "The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind" by Joseph Murphy. I have this book on my kindle device, but I am definitely going to...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 30
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 30

Well, here I am writing the last post of this 30 day blog.  It has been a lot of fun, although sometimes it has been a little challenging too.  Some nights I have been struggling to keep my eyes open ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 29
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 29

It has been a very long day, but a very good day!  Today was conference day, they are always inspirational and today was no exception.  Jaime was very nervous about his presentation, but you couldn't ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 28
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 28

I am sitting in our hotel room at the moment writing this while Jaime is doing his stage walk ready for his presentation later on.  Because Jaime is speaking, we are staying at the Hyatt in Birmingham...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 27
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 27

Today I have been preparing for the big weekend ahead.  We are off to Birmingham for our company's Christmas Launch conference. This morning I went to the hairdresser's and then this afternoon I ha...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 26
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 26

It is 12 months ago this week since my second book 52 Tips For A Fantastic Year! was launched at our company conference at the ICC in Birmingham.  I really enjoyed signing books for people on the day....
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 25
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 25

Today, we went for a lovely walk.  We are really lucky to have some lovely open countryside very close by.  This is one of the things I really appreciate when I am here in the UK.  Spain is very beaut...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 24
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 24

After one last snack sitting in a window near to Euston Station, we caught our train home earlier today.  It has been a fantastic weekend.  I took advantage of the 1 hour 30 minute train ride and read...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 23
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 23

I love being in London!  I woke up this morning excited to be going for breakfast in the hotel.  There was such a fantastic choice, it was delicious! After breakfast we decided that we would spend ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 22
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 22

What an amazing day!  We travelled down to London on the train this morning.  It's absolutely fantastic that we can be in the capital city in just an hour and a half!  I love travelling by train, you ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 21
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 21

This morning we visited a wood that belongs to one of our friends and business colleagues.  It was one of her dreams to own a piece of woodland and now she has realised that dream.  It was so beautifu...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 20
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 20

I can't believe that I am two thirds of the way through this 30 day blog!  The days are flying by so quickly.  However, I can certainly say that we are getting the most out of every day while we are h...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 19
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 19

I have been out shopping yet again today, this time to the Trafford Centre in Manchester, with my mum, Sofia and her two Spanish friends.  The girls wanted to go off by themselves so me and my mum had...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 18
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 18

I am going to be talking about goal setting in today's post, but first I want to explain what got me thinking about the subject of goal setting today.  About 9 months ago, I purchased a Mulberry handb...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 17
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 17

It has been a lovely sunny day here in Staffordshire.  It was a chilled kind of morning, getting organised after the weekend away, catching up on phone calls, emails and so on. I have been looking ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 16
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 16

It was our last day at the farm today.  After breakfast we packed up and headed off on one last excursion before starting the journey home. Paco having one last look around. We visited Kenda...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 15
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 15

I have had another amazing day at the farm.  This morning we took a short drive to a small seaside town called Arnside.  It is so long since I have been to the British seaside. I started to reminisce ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 14
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 14

We spent quite a few hours on the road today but it was worth it when we arrived at Brackenthwaite Farm. We are staying here for the weekend to spend time with some good friends and business collea...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 13
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 13

Well if the perfect day exists, today was it! I was in London, my favourite place in the whole world and I was doing my favourite things.  Travelling there were myself and Jaime, my daughter Sofia and...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 12
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 12

I found myself today thinking about how life used to be for me when I let my shyness control how things worked out.  I used to let my shyness really get in the way of what I wanted from my life. I ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 11
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 11

Today we had the arrival of our Spanish visitors!  Two of my daughters school friends have come over to spend time with us in the UK while we are here for the summer.  They are staying for two weeks. ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 10
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 10

Today I have been busy with phone calls, preparing the house for some Spanish visitors who are arriving tomorrow (two of my daughters friends) and generally catching up after the weekend. I have reall...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 9
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 9

Look what arrived!  And on a Sunday too!  I was so surprised when I opened the door to the delivery man today.  I have been waiting for this to arrive for the last couple of days.  I was very impr...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 8
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 8

I have had the perfect day today, first I wrote my blog for yesterday as for the first time since starting it I didn't write it last thing at night.  I like writing at night as everything I have exper...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 7
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 7

I must apologise for being late writing this post, it was a very late night! Yesterday was incredibly busy, there were dental appointments, parents to take shopping, watching my niece in a drama pr...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 6
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 6

I was posting on FaceBook this morning and noticed that John Williams, the author of the book I mentioned the other day was doing a live chat to celebrate the launch of the new book Screw Work Break F...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 5
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 5

Wow - I can't believe we are on day 5 already, the days are flying by! I got the day off to a great start this morning by watching an interview with Anthony Robbins about his new documentary film, ...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 4
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 4

Being back in the UK, I have access to the half of my book collection that I didn't take to Spain with me.  To be honest I read a lot of Kindle books at the moment because it's so easy to have lots of...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 3
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 3

Today has been a really productive day - amongst lots of other things I have spoken to lots of people to show them our amazing network marketing business; and as per usual they were such a diverse ran...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 2
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 2

Today, amongst catching up on business calls and getting organised after our journey a few days ago, I made time for a bit of goal setting - my favourite pastime! I have always had a passion for pr...
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 1
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30 Days In The Life Of A Shy Entrepreneur – Day 1

So I have decided to blog every day for the next 30 days.  I will share what I am up to and how I have stepped out of my comfort zone that particular day.  I will share how I deal with various situati...
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An easy way to stretch out of your comfort zone
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An easy way to stretch out of your comfort zone

Doing something that makes you feel a little uncomfortable every day, is how you grow and develop. You can stretch yourself just a little to begin with.  Things that appear uncomfortable at first, wil...
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Tips to develop confidence when talking to people
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Tips to develop confidence when talking to people

If you ever get worried when you know you have to be in a situation where you will be expected to make conversation, then this post is for you! I used to get very anxious when in these situati...
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Some really simple ideas to help you achieve success
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Some really simple ideas to help you achieve success

I want to share with you a few simple but important ideas that will help you to achieve success, whatever success looks like to you.  These are all things I have used as a shy person so I know that yo...
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Telephone confidence tips
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Telephone confidence tips

I recently got asked if I had any tips for when I felt shy picking up the phone to make prospecting calls in my network marketing business. I started my business is 1996.  At this time I was still ...
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Stepping out of my comfort zone – it was so worth it!
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Stepping out of my comfort zone – it was so worth it!

I thought I would write about a day last week when I attended a seminar in London, it was put on by one of my favourite mentors, Fabienne Frederickson. I have been following her for a while, readin...
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12 ideas to help you achieve your goals and dreams
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12 ideas to help you achieve your goals and dreams

Shy people often don't set and pursue goals because they think that the actions required will take them too far out of their comfort zone.   This is how I used think.  Although I wanted success, and I...
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The Power of Lists
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The Power of Lists

I am a strong believer in writing and journaling to create a mindset for success.  Getting your thoughts out of your head and on to paper can be transformational. One of the easiest ways to do this...
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My new mind movie
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My new mind movie

In this post I want to share with you a quick and easy way to attract your goals much faster. In February of 2014 I created my first mind movie; a moving vision board full of images of things I wan...
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How do I motivate myself when I work for myself?
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How do I motivate myself when I work for myself?

When you work in a conventional job, it can be challenging to get up in the morning when the alarm clock sounds, but you do it because you have too. You think to yourself, ‘If only I worked for mys...
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What inspired me to write my books and why they aren’t about overcoming shyness
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What inspired me to write my books and why they aren’t about overcoming shyness

In this post I want to talk about the books I have written and why I was inspired to write them. My first  book Shy People Can Be Successful Too! was written because  for as long as I can remember ...
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Shy and Successful
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Shy and Successful

In this post I thought I would share the article that I wrote for Entrepreneurial Expat recently.  Catarina Brandao runs a very successful website and coaches people on running a business abroad. ...
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Write and Grow Rich – The Power of Journalling
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Write and Grow Rich – The Power of Journalling

I have been keeping journals for a long time, journals for all different things.  I have a gratitude journal, a success journal, a journal for training notes, and a journal for ‘aha’ moments.  I als...
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How To Create A Wealth Mindset and Attract More Money
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How To Create A Wealth Mindset and Attract More Money

Do you have a desire to earn more money? Do you have a dream that you want to fulfil that involves money? In this blog post, I am going to show you how to create a wealth mindset so that you can b...
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A Success Formula for Shy People
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A Success Formula for Shy People

I have always been a shy person, but even from an early age, I knew that I wanted to achieve something with my life, I had a burning desire to become successful in some way or another. I just didn’t k...
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How to boost your self esteem so that you can achieve success
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How to boost your self esteem so that you can achieve success

Increasing your self esteem is simply about starting over with a new set of beliefs about yourself...     In my mind this is what self esteem is; It is how we value ourselve...
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Positive Changes to Help Shy People Succeed
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Positive Changes to Help Shy People Succeed

Making some simple positive changes can have a big impact on your life. If you want to succeed, it doesn't have to be complicated. It is all to do with developing some success habits. Even shy people ...
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Shyness is a Quality, and NOT a Flaw
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Shyness is a Quality, and NOT a Flaw

You are not alone if you are shy.  There are more shy people in the world than you may think.  Between 40% and 45% of people are shy and you might be amazed to realise that this includes many celebrit...
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5 Tips That Will Increase Your Confidence
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5 Tips That Will Increase Your Confidence

I recently came across this brilliant article about boosting confidence that I want to share with you. The article was written by Kim Somers Egelsee who is, amongst lots of other things, a confidence...
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