I don’t watch much TV these days but I decided to watch The Voice because it is based on talented singers performing for experienced coaches rather than judges, so there is none of the ritual humiliation of certain other series. I got the impression that the coaches - Will.i.am, Tom Jones, Jessie J and Danny O’Donoghue - were genuinely looking for and responding to authenticity. If … [Read more...] about A masterclass in trusting your gut feeling
I didn’t work at all this week. Which doesn’t mean I did nothing. In fact, I have been very productive this week, but I haven’t earned any money. This is part and parcel of setting myself up as a solopreneur, creating a coaching practice from a standing start. Much time and money is spent on working out what your brand is, what your niche is, what services you want to offer, and … [Read more...] about I’m doing what I love; the money will follow…
I first heard the term SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely) goals about 10 years ago and I’ve remembered it ever since. I know the power of a good acronym or mnemonic, so I set myself the task of coming up with my own for The Pearl Within. Here goes: P is for Presence There are two strands to presence: one is always being in the present moment; the other is having a … [Read more...] about Do you have THE PEARL WITHIN?