When life throws you a curve ball (or many)

I’ve been super quiet over the last few – actually several – months now. My business – Rulebreaker’s Academy – had to take a massive step back. Here is why.

In about July last year, I have made the decision to listen to my heart and follow a long-held but quite passion project of mine.

I live in a small town in New Zealand and since moving here and being involved in the business community here – being a home-based entrepreneur myself – in conversation we’d often would come back to the need for Cambridge to have more meeting spaces, a…

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My top 3 challenges

Everyone faces challenges –  It’s how we deal with them that makes the difference…

I’m taking part in Natalie Sisson’s 10 Day Blog Challenge and this is my first blog post for this. Today we are asked to write a little bit about the challenges we’re facing in our businesses and lives. Natalie raised a valid point that a lot of people might be very hesitant to discuss and show their own challenges on their blog and I have to admit I did think so too. I think we’re all not the greatest in admitting…

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Don’t let overwhelm overcome you

You know that feeling, you’re sitting at your desk trying to get stuff done but you don’t really get anything done at all? You wonder why that is, you look at your never-ending to-do list and you get that sudden urge to just get up and run away?

You have a couple of hours of time available while the kids are at school and daycare and you know you should get so much done, you’ve started the day with the biggest of intention but then this happened… You have no idea where to start and you feel like all you…

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Are you a rulebreaker?

Do you know this feeling and thoughts when you hear “We do it because this is how it’s done” “It’s always been done this way” “You can’t do it like that” “It’s not supposed to be like this” the list goes on.

Usually this refers to “how life is meant to be lived” … a certain way, the socially acceptable thing to do…. finish high school, go to college, find a partner, date for x years, get engaged, get married, buy a house, have a career, have children, retire, die….

I don’t know about you but when I hear those things…

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4 myths about “Dreaming Big” busted!

What is it you truly want? The thing you haven’t shared with anyone (yet). That big audacious something that scares the sh** out of you as in your heart of hearts you know in an ideal world – if money wouldn’t be an issue – if someone would give you a magic wand – that’s what you would put your time and effort into.

But what happens?

Reality happens.

We tell ourselves it’s not possible, it’s ridiculous, we won’t make money from it and we need money to put food on the table for our families, right? We don’t have enough time,…

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