Mentor or Coach, which one is better?

You may have wondered whether you ‘need’ a coach, or even if you could benefit from working with a coach. The word ‘coach’ is used to apply to many modalities designed to assist with personal or professional growth. Executive or business coaching may be described as a professional relationship involving conversations between a trained coach…

Self-help or a cry for help

Armed with a cup of tea and a rusk, I stumbled to the PC to start the inevitable trawl through the morning’s social media posts before jumping through a shower to face the day. As I cobbled together some birthday wishes on Facebook, the simplistic cover of a book in a post caught my eye,…

Women in business

Last week the world celebrated International Women’s Day.  Despite the many inroads women have made into the business world, women still face many challenges.  This is true for women in more traditional jobs, and especially so for women who have chosen the entrepreneurial path. Having one’s own business is often viewed as a way to…

Time off work

Time off work

Tania and I woke up early this morning and we were greeted by yet another amazing day. The sun was out, the birds were singing and I was feeling wonderful. We had our morning cup of coffee and sat planning our day as we always do. At the moment Tania’s sister and her two girls…