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Mary’s Wisdom From The Waves


Headspace has moved beyond meditation.They are now a content creator.And a pretty good one too.3-7 minute videos. Called ‘The Wake Up’.Packed with positivity & wellbeing advice.Today’s was really good… The focus was on Mary Mills AKA The Surf Sista.At 23 she started swimming lessons.She spotted a sign saying ‘Learn to Surf’.She had a passion for the ocean...

Head Space


ThinkingOver thinkingThinking about thinkingMost of us fall into this trapEspecially during more challenging times There is a remedy… MeditationJust 5 – 10 MinutesSimply spent focusing on your breathingMost of us don’t try this solutionEspecially during more challenging times For some reason I had stopped.I couldn’t tell you why.For the last 7 days I’ve meditated...

Life is like running a marathon 🏃


When you reach 50 you’re around the midpoint of life.Halfway on your marathon. You shouldn’t sprint at the start to burn yourself out.You should be careful along the way to not fall or twist an ankle.You should drink and eat well along the way to maintain your health. Running a marathon also teaches you to plan ahead.Which translates again well to life.Looking after your health, mind...

RED = Running Every Day


Every January there’s a movement of people ShufflingJogglingRunningSprintingCommitting 31 Days of running No breaks, no days off, no excuses Consistency is king Finding a cause you believe in is vital Believing in yourself is a great place to start Motivation from friends and family is your fuel This July Alzheimer’s Research UK are setting a similar challenge Run one mile a day in July, or...

Questions & Answers


Why? It’s a great question and often the hardest one to answer. Why is our conversion down?Why are customers buying product Y?Why have customers stopped buying product X? More often than not the answer is in your web analytics.But sometimes the best way to answer the why is by asking an expert. YOUR CUSTOMERS Here’s two survey examples that are quick and easy to implement. Plus a few general...

20 minute sprints


Is it the perfect length for a meeting or focused piece of work? It’s working really well for the share one inspirational thing meeting. 6 people3 minutes each2 minutes spare Done in 20 minutes It worked really well for a motivational chat around a writing challenge. 5 minutes – to identify the challenge10 minutes – to come up with a plan5 minutes – to agree the actions...

The hero product


Do you have one? The best sellerThe most 5 star reviewsThe award winnerThe customer favourite Most successful brands have a hero product in their line up. Without one, growing your brand and reputation will be a challenge. I’ve been fortunate enough that the majority of the brands that I’ve worked with have had at least one hero… Liz Earle Cleanse & PolishAnimal Watches With...

Eat the frog


Sunday. 6am. Awake.Exercise required… One problem.To get to the best bit of the bike ride there’s a hill to climb.This is the frog I need to eat this morning. Once I’ve beaten the hill…Flat, quiet country lanesThe chance of spotting a deerFields full of poppiesA chance to enjoy the ride Where did the phrase ‘Eat the frog’ come from?Mark Twain said that if the...

Be Alive


“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”

Marcus Aurelius

Take time this weekend to:

😮‍💨 Breathe

🤔 Think

😁 Enjoy

🥰 Love

If you just focus on those 4 things you’ll have a great weekend.

If 4 is too many, pick one or two.

Enjoy life.

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The best sales pitch I’ve ever received


Frequently these three words fill my inbox with dread… NEW BUSINESSDEVELOPMENT Promising to: “Transform your online sales”“Double your conversion rate”“Increase your AOV by 50%” So many pre-sale promises…Nearly always under delivering… I’ve seen pitches from some of the biggest players… SalesForceAdobeSAPMicrosoftShopify But the best pitch I’ve ever had came from a small, specialist...

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