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August News

August News

As I write this, it’s mid-July. In the UK all the winter sports teams should have finished ’off-season (rest) and be well into ’pre-season (training to get ready for the forthcoming season). Unfortunately Covid-19 has obviously still disrupted the ’normal’ schedule,....

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JULY NEWS

JULY NEWS

Positioning you and your business as being expert in what you do is very important and there are many advantages. Arguably the biggest one is that it takes you away from commodity- type selling and into value-added selling! With the development of the internet over...

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JUNE NEWS

JUNE NEWS

THE HARDER YOU WORK THE LUCKIER YOU GET I hope you and your family are all well. In these challenging times, I hope my newsletter is inspiring ideas to help you to overcome some of the obstacles the pandemic has thrown up over the last or so. It could be that your...

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Best Boutique Business Coaching Practice 2022

Best Boutique Business Coaching Practice 2022

Claire Buck Coaching & Mentoring helps ambitious business owners and professionals to create a powerful platform for growth, alignment and success. In light of the company’s success in Corporate Vision’s 2022 Corporate Excellence Awards, we explore how it...

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Today

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Today

Self-esteem is terrific but can be an extremely delicate thing. When your self-esteem is high, you feel more resilient and are less vulnerable to anxiety. Unfortunately, it can be a challenge to improve our self-esteem, especially if you've experienced setbacks in the...

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The No. 1 Excuse People Use To Put Off Their Dreams

The No. 1 Excuse People Use To Put Off Their Dreams

There’s one excuse that I hear most often from my clients who say they want to either make more money, or just want a better work/life balance. And it usually starts with “I just need to…” As in, “I just need to… Do a bit more research on the Internet… Read another...

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APRIL NEWSLETTER

APRIL NEWSLETTER

First, I hope you and your family and friends are keeping safe and well. The pandemic has had a significant and lasting effect on many people and of course many businesses. As most countries are now administrating the vaccine, whilst Covid is here to stay, lockdowns...

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MARCH NEWSLETTER

MARCH NEWSLETTER

Welcome to this month’s newsletter! My objective with it is to bring you easy -to-action business growth tactics and strategies that you can quickly apply to your business. Judging from the feedback I’ve received so far, it’s fair to say I’ve hit the ’sweet spot’ and...

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Do You Have An Exit Plan For Your Business?

Do You Have An Exit Plan For Your Business?

Do you dread the thought of exiting your business? Have you, like so many business owners, failed to develop an exit plan because you are too busy? Chances are you probably haven’t given it much thought. This is a huge mistake and will cost you dearly if you want to...

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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

Since February is the month of ‘LOVE’ I thought it would be appropriate to reinforce the importance of caring for your clients, customers or patients. There is nothing more important, especially right now during these challenging times! Acquiring them is often costly....

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CAN YOU HAVE BUSINESS GROWTH WITHOUT PERSONAL GROWTH?

CAN YOU HAVE BUSINESS GROWTH WITHOUT PERSONAL GROWTH?

DOES YOUR BUSINESS CULTURE FOSTER PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT? In business, personal development improves effectiveness. It empowers your team to produce better results and meet their targets. For excellent results a business must have an energetic focused team that is...

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The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

An employee with low emotional intelligence can negatively impact a workplace and their team members leading to poor morale. Examples of low emotionally intelligent behaviour include; not being able to take critical feedback, laying blame on other staff,...

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Review Your Current Business Growth & Identify Key Issues

Review Your Current Business Growth & Identify Key Issues

One of the biggest challenges that I find when working with my business clients is the ability to measure success and growth in a meaningful ongoing way. You can bring your business into alignment by following my 8-step checkpoint process to stay consistently calm...

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NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Most businesses get referrals. However, very few have what I would call a referral SYSTEM. Good businesses get what I call ’passive’ referrals. In other words, they get referrals from their clients, customers or patients because they’re good at what they do. Of course...

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Are You An Overwhelmed Business Owner?

Are You An Overwhelmed Business Owner?

Today I want to talk to you about being overwhelmed. This is something that comes up time and time again with many of my clients, so I thought it would be great to share some really helpful information. I can hear you saying: "Well I'm already busy enough, I don't...

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When Is It Time To Look For A Business Coach & Mentor?

When Is It Time To Look For A Business Coach & Mentor?

A business coach and mentor can help you make progress faster and build your business quickly by helping you see where you can improve things, where you can leverage what you already have and where you need to fill a gap. The big question is, when is the best time to...

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Succession Planning for Business Leaders

Succession Planning for Business Leaders

TOP TIPS TO DEVELOP A PIPELINE OF LEADERS & PLAN FOR YOUR SUCCESSION How you, as the business owner, CEO, or executive, approach succession planning depends on how much of the process is in your control. Succession planning is complex and requires a serious...

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SEPETEMBER NEWSLETTER

SEPETEMBER NEWSLETTER

One thing that I always push hard with my clients (as well as in this newsletter), is the importance of differentiating your business from the competition. Without any real competitive advantage, your clients, customers or patients will more easily be courted away...

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6 Lessons We Can Learn From The 2020 Olympics

6 Lessons We Can Learn From The 2020 Olympics

WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM OUR SPORTS HEROS? For many people, sports means entertainment but there are so many transferable skills in sports that we can use in our business and careers. Elite athletes have to train, not only their bodies to perform, but also their minds....

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AUGUST NEWSLETTER

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

As I write this, it’s mid-July. In the UK all the winter sports teams should have finished ’off-season (rest) and be well into ’pre-season (training to get ready for the forthcoming season). Unfortunately Covid-19 has obviously still disrupted the ’normal’ schedule,....

read more
JULY NEWSLETTER

JULY NEWSLETTER

Positioning you and your business as being expert in what you do is very important and there are many advantages. Arguably the biggest one is that it takes you away from commodity- type selling and into value-added selling! With the development of the internet over...

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June News – The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get

June News – The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get

I hope you and your family are all well. In these challenging times, I hope my newsletter is inspiring ideas to help you to overcome some of the obstacles the pandemic has thrown up over the last or so. It could be that your business is prospering... it could be that...

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High-Performing Business Owners

High-Performing Business Owners

Are You a High-Performing Business Owner? Do you often find yourself working in environments that are highly stressful, through job-imposed deadlines or self-imposed goals that can sometimes be unachievable? Every business owner encounters problems in both their...

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How To Address And Overcome Challenges Of The Pandemic

How To Address And Overcome Challenges Of The Pandemic

First, I hope you and your family and friends are keeping safe and well. The pandemic has had a significant and lasting effect on many people and of course many businesses. As most countries are now administrating the vaccine, whilst Covid is here to stay, lockdowns...

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter

Welcome to this month’s newsletter! My objective with it is to bring you easy -to-action business growth tactics and strategies that you can quickly apply to your business. Judging from the feedback I’ve received so far, it’s fair to say I’ve hit the ’sweet spot’ and...

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Our First Ignite & Accelerate Your Business Growth Copy

Our First Ignite & Accelerate Your Business Growth Copy

I hope all is well and that you are geared up for the upcoming holiday season. I’m delighted to announce that I’m introducing a new arm to my business mentoring, which is going to provide you with great value and knowledge for marketing and business growth. I’m...

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Building Up Brilliant Business Professionals

Building Up Brilliant Business Professionals

High-performing individuals often find themselves working in environments that are also highly stressful, be it through job-imposed deadlines or self-imposed goals that can sometimes be unachievable. Every businessowner and professional encounters problems in both...

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The Importance of Time Management

The Importance of Time Management

Time Management EffectivenessRather than working harder, we can work smarter. Effective time mananagement practices help us to realise how much time we can save. The success of these techniques largely depends on how you appropriately we follow the schedule we have...

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Time Management Tips And Tricks

Time Management Tips And Tricks

Properly allocating your time is never an easy task, especially if you’ve never been the type to make the most of your time. However, there are a lot of ways in order for you to start up and slowly integrate your whole system into practicing effective Time Management...

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TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR SME OWNERS

TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR SME OWNERS

SME owners have to manage everything, from the hiring and managing of employees to finding new clients, to planning the business strategies for the company. But is there a more efficient way? "I just haven't got the time." Does that sound familiar? Well, it does to...

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Save Yourself From Energy Loss

Save Yourself From Energy Loss

It is common sense that energy and vitality are essential for a long and enjoyable life. What’s more, it is important for continued personal growth. I’m not talking about growing tall or anything like that. I’m talking about learning new things and gaining experience....

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Guard Your Mental Health

Guard Your Mental Health

I am a firm believer that the mental health of a person is just as important as their physical health. I guess I believe this so strongly because I have seen the effects of someone not caring about the state of their mental health. By mental health I am not referring...

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Stress Relief Ideas

Stress Relief Ideas

In today’s society, nothing is more of an enemy to the physical and emotional body than stress. Infiltrating our work, home, financial, and social lives, stress can wreak havoc on our overall wellbeing and instigate a multitude of illnesses. Not surprisingly, there...

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What Really Creates Health & Wellbeing?

What Really Creates Health & Wellbeing?

Most of us know that eating well and exercising is important for good health. Yet often we hear about people 100 years old and older that are still vital and have not eaten perfectly or exercised much. What is the secret of their good health. Research indicates that a...

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5 No Fail Ways to Make Big Changes This Year

5 No Fail Ways to Make Big Changes This Year

1. Wake Up To It! Understand that change is happening for a reason. It's time for you to grow and evolve. Look to the change and ask what is your purpose? Let the answer guide you through the process. 2. Face It! Moving from a safe place and into the unknown can be...

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5 top tips to set business objectives for 2021

5 top tips to set business objectives for 2021

The end of one year and the start of another brings with it the opportunity and inspiration for many to consider their personal situation and plan for the year ahead. We all hope that we will end the New Year better off in our personal lives than we start it. By...

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Dare to Live Your Life to the Fullest!

Dare to Live Your Life to the Fullest!

HOW HAVE YOU   LIVED YOUR LIFE   UNTIL NOW?Have you lived very safely and in a structured way? Do you do what you are supposed to do, go to your job, take care of your friends and families, support those around us and all the while put your desires on the...

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Goodbye 2020 HELLO 2021

Goodbye 2020 HELLO 2021

As the year comes to an end, for me, it is a time for Reflection, Gratitude, Peace and Connection with nature. My family are my most treasured possession and I guard them all fiercely, sometimes a little too fiercely, but always done with love at the centre of my...

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WHY DO MOST NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FAIL?

WHY DO MOST NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FAIL?

Do you remember that feeling at the beginning of a new school year starting with brand new school supplies? That sense of freshness and new beginnings as you open up the first page of an untouched notebook and hold a new sharp pointed pencil poised to make the first...

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Living through the Success Elements

Living through the Success Elements

Much has been written about finding a harmonious balance between work and life, and this article does not intend to discredit any of it. It is essential to strike a balance between the professional and personal. True success is multi-dimensional, and if you focus...

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CULTIVATING A WEALTHY MINDSET

CULTIVATING A WEALTHY MINDSET

Success rarely happens by accident. Admittedly, there are some who have literally stumbled upon success but the vast majority who reach those heights fought long and hard to get there. In fact, the majority probably failed at more things than complete failures have....

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