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November 2019

November 2019

November was a fabulous month for spreading my message around the critical subject of #mentalfitness in business When my book launched in January it was aimed at Business Owners. The sector where I identify myself and have the empathy. I have had the joy of also...

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Taking responsibility for my past and moving on

Taking responsibility for my past and moving on

From Number 17 in my book serialisation - you can follow this on Insta @pennyfpower When I speak to people my age (in their 50’s) I am always aware that we carry baggage from our past and the limitations that it creates in our thinking. I spend all my time with...

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Stress is personal, your personal head f***

Stress is personal, your personal head f***

From Number 16 in my book serialisation - you can follow this on Insta @pennyfpowerStress is personal, your personal head f*** There are high levels of busy-ness, high level of anxious moments and high levels of fear in all of us. From the corporate employee to the...

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A light in all the darkness, the power of validation

A light in all the darkness, the power of validation

I thought I would create a conversation today about the issues of how we validate ourselves I have just written this post on Instagram, this is not a bragging moment about my OBE, it is actually the start of explaining that no matter what external validation we gain,...

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Knowing you are no longer broken

Knowing you are no longer broken

Following the 11 posts about the heartache of business I have shared while serialising my book.. here are the thoughts on growth...FROM PAGE 43 of my book -start-It is important that I  teach and share in a way that gives hope.I hope that by sharing my journey you can...

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To become exceptional we have to pass the line of normal

To become exceptional we have to pass the line of normal

No 8 in my Book serialisation, shared to support anyone who feels alone in their emotions around - "am I the only one finding life tough?"To quote...."Is it time we were all a bit more open"?Writing a book about the emotional and mental journey of business ownership...

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Trust in the world of business

Trust in the world of business

I speak to a lot of people about the fact they have lost trust in others. I know this feeling well, moments of being let down, people cancelling meetings just before you are due to walk through a door after traveling by train to meet them, people using your content...

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WHAT IS THE LINE OF ‘NORMAL’?

WHAT IS THE LINE OF ‘NORMAL’?

My desire, my really deep desire, is for us all to be more open with one another. I have always been a really open person, so I do appreciate this is a personality trait and therefore not one that everyone will agree with.My desire to be open has always come from a...

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WHAT CAUSES BURN OUT AND HOW TO EMBRACE IT?

WHAT CAUSES BURN OUT AND HOW TO EMBRACE IT?

We all have adversity, it is how we deal with it that makes the difference to our futureThis a great magazine, http://entrepreneurandinvestor.com/ Sharing thoughts for both sides of the investor world, the Investor and the Entrepreneur.I was thrilled to write this...

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LIFE DOESN’T GO IN A STRAIGHT LINE, ENJOY IT!

LIFE DOESN’T GO IN A STRAIGHT LINE, ENJOY IT!

Life can never go in a straight line.How many times have we heard that phrase, then shrugged and accepted it?Trouble is we want it to. Deep down we would really prefer every day to be predictable, without any shocks, without feeling the loss of control of our time,...

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Don’t be so hard on yourself

Don’t be so hard on yourself

Do you notice the small wins in your business? My goodness me, business owners are so hard on themselves... I have done a lot of coaching this week, from the mature business that needs a check on its procedures and perhaps a boost to their mojo and self-belief,...

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Founders are twice as likely to suffer depression

Founders are twice as likely to suffer depression

  I am very aware that Founders and Entrepreneurs face a great deal of challenges around managing their mental health. I have, and I took too long to realise. So many Business Owners I support speak of feelings of - overwhelm, loss of control over their choices,...

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How I became a professional speaker

How I became a professional speaker

I thought I would share my journey around how I became a speaker, many people are interested in either being one, or hiring one. Having a career as a speaker was not something I set our to do, but it is what I love doing the most. Aged 33, with 14 years of business...

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Mental Fitness is for all of us

Mental Fitness is for all of us

When I heard the subject of Mental Health being highlighted on TV and in the wider media I listened sympathetically. I was thrilled I didn’t have a Mental Health Challenge.  What I failed to consider was my need to be mentally fit. My greatest learning last year was...

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It just takes time

It just takes time

I am am so inspired! When I started to write my book, my daughter Hannah Power said to me “Mum, it is always better to be amazing in one niche than mediocre in two”. She helped me define my client and who I loved helping the most. Now Hannah is coaching me (and in...

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There is nothing wrong with you

There is nothing wrong with you

I wanted to share some seriously powerful thoughts I have had during my mentoring of amazing business owners recently “There is nothing wrong with you. The absolute number one feeling I get is the lack of confidence in people who have taken the huge step to own their...

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Did someone say it would be easy?

Did someone say it would be easy?

Easy - you must be kidding.... In the 1980’s many of us lived the dream of wealthy futures. The ‘Maggie Thatcher’ era, ‘anything is possible’ if you work hard, drive for personal success and put your blinkers on to the rest of the country and the sabotage that...

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Don’t be so hard on yourself

Don’t be so hard on yourself

Do you notice the small wins in your business? My goodness me, business owners are so hard on themselves... I have done a lot of coaching this week, from the mature business that needs a check on its procedures and perhaps a boost to their mojo and self-belief,...

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Spiritual Health is Personal- but we all need it

Spiritual Health is Personal- but we all need it

  In 2018 I wrote 60 posts about my journey back to me – a journal on my personal discoveries and vulnerabilities that I shared inside The Business Café and reposted on our Website HERE  I was investing time and money in myself for the first time in my life and felt...

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Self Worth and its power in business

Self Worth and its power in business

Self worth and the way Masterminds can grow yours....   "self worth comes from giving worth".   This is my strong belief. In 2002 I wrote my first blogs and the biggest one, with the most traffic and engagement, was one was about "Emotional Wealth leads to Financial...

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The power of Masterminds, are you a master-mind?

The power of Masterminds, are you a master-mind?

What I am learning while recruiting master-minds to join my Mastermind Group 3 weeks ago I launched my own Mastermind program. A 12-month, very intimate program with the desire to take 12 people on a journey with me where everyone could rise and shift and up their...

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Pace – a critical skill in business

Pace – a critical skill in business

Pace…. How we learn to manage our life, our way I want to share a huge learning for me that was highlighted to me when I was forced to pause last year. It is all about pace. As in my book, I am a torch- bearer on the subject of being in business and how to manage our...

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Acknowledgement in Business – a human need

Acknowledgement in Business – a human need

I have been thinking a lot about the importance of being acknowledged, a need we all have. Maybe we have differing sensitivities to the need, maybe we need it in differing situations. The deep need to be acknowledged starts as a young child, the motivation of the clap...

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The Money Monster- do you have one?

The Money Monster- do you have one?

The Money Monster Few people, despite the shiny image online, have peace with money. Life is about survival for most of us and my personal journey has been the most terrifying roller-coaster of learning the ups and downs and risk of being a business owner. Owning your...

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Escape the Rat Race? is that right for you?

Escape the Rat Race? is that right for you?

"Escape the Rat Race"- a great phrase and adopted by the fabulous Christian Rodwell - Escape The Rat Race [ETRR] - Christian interviewed me for his podcast and I shared my thoughts on "Business is Personal" and the importance of understanding your 'what'....

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Today my book officially launches on Amazon.

Today my book officially launches on Amazon.

Today has come, a very special day, 35 years of learning business and a year of writing, my book is now published and available on Amazon (and on my website!). Shining a light on emotional and mental health in business ownership....

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My Christmas message of Love at Romsey Abbey

My Christmas message of Love at Romsey Abbey

Last night (13th December) I was invited to be the speaker the Carol Concert hosted by Honeypot Children's Charity, who , with the support of trustees, donations and the amazing work of their staff and volunteers, provide respite and love to 5-12 year old carers. I...

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This time last year I realised I was broken

This time last year I realised I was broken

This time last year I stepped away from business and realised I had some massive healing to go through. 20 years of business ownership, 26 years of motherhood. Many experiences of joys, but many experiences of pain. On the 30th November 2017, I had a huge physical...

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Update on the Resources for Readers of Business is Personal

Update on the Resources for Readers of Business is Personal

This is a dynamic Blog in which I will be adding new information in the form of people, websites, articles, TEDTalks etc to add to the content I feel would hep the reders of my book, Business is Personal. I am very keen to promote the information that I learn from and...

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My message to teenagers at a Graduation Ceremony

My message to teenagers at a Graduation Ceremony

I delivered a talk to an amazing group of Graduates on 26th November 2018. They were graduating from a Further education College called North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College.  Hired as the keynote, I was quite in awe when i arrived at the event and saw...

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Time to grieve your business loss

Time to grieve your business loss

Tonight I am speaking at Google Campus in London about the experience of building a business that I loved and then seeing it die. The event run by Google is called “StartUp Funerals” I am proud to have been asked to do this as the learning achieved when you go through...

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I am back! Coming back from broken

I am back! Coming back from broken

Coming back from being broken.. ... This year I decided to focus on rebuilding myself after years of ignoring exhaustion, stress, loss and disappointment. Overtime, unaware of it, I was losing a lot of confidence and feelings of self worth and so I retreated. I needed...

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Be the leader of your life and business

Be the leader of your life and business

Be the leader of your life and business If I asked you, “want is the life you want?”, would you be able to answer this? In 2018, I asked myself this, and it was hard I know there are people who are absolutely brilliant at setting out their goals, managing their time,...

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How often do you feel you lack?

How often do you feel you lack?

  I wonder how often you go online and are left with a feeling of lack. Noticing and judging yourself against all the things that you see online that others seem to be achieving. The emotions can be one of feeling you lack knowledge, skills, relationships, joy,...

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