So you’ve decided to quit your corporate job. Now what? The BIGGEST question I hear about escaping the rat race, is - “WHAT COULD I DO INSTEAD?” Here are 7 ways to find your next venture!Read More
Before you escape the rat race, there are many questions that need to be answered before you can take the next step forward in starting your business. Learn the big questions that you need to resolve before you take the leap in our blog.Read More
You may think that the broader your customer base the more business you’ll get. But defining a clear niche and really knowing your potential customers can help you get more business.Read More
Networking for the first time is one of the biggest challenges when starting your own business. What are the biggest dos and don’ts when you start networking for your new business?Read More
Not everyone starts their own business because they are a natural entrepreneur. Many midlife business owners quit their corporate job because they feel they no longer fit. So if you’re a reluctant midlife entrepreneur, how can you make a success of your business?Read More
Can you quit your corporate job without more qualifications? While it might seem like a really good idea to rack up a bank of qualifications before you quit your corporate job, it isn’t always a good idea.
In this blog I give the pros and cons of getting yet another qualification.Read More
There are two types of obstacle to doing anything new in life - Practical Obstacles and Emotional/Mindset Obstacles.
The practical obstacles are the ones we tend to focus on and then there are the Emotional or Mindset Obstacles. These will be beliefs or ‘truths’, often things we say to ourselves privately, about ourselves or about the world.Read More
It’s very gratifying knowing that people need you. But it’s also a pain.
Whether it’s your children, your parents, your partner, your friends, your colleagues, your community or, goodness help you, all of the above who turn to you when they need assistance, it’s tough to find time to go to the toilet, let alone plan your exit from corporate life and design a future where you love what you do!
The bottom line is that, if you want to bring balance to your life, you have some choices to make, and not all of those are going to be comfortable.Read More
Many of us dream of walking away from our 9-5 corporate job and doing something else, anything else, for a living. I used to envy the ladies on the supermarket checkout when I had a tough, stressful, unfulfilling job at the BBC.
It’s never too late! But if you’re serious about finding ways to escape the rat race, you’re going to need a plan.Read More