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Our blog posts cover the whole spectrum of running our businesses.  From skills training, to confidence building, managing our website, staff and finances, there’ll be a blog here that was written just for you!

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Sales tips and hints from Nevil Tynemouth

I love the stories that people tell themselves! "I hate selling. I am no good at sales. I don’t like sales. I don’t want to sell. Does that sound familiar?" We don’t have a choice but to sell if we want our businesses to survive. These hints and tips from Nevil...

Yoga and the Art of Time Management

Yoga and the Art of Time Management

Last month I explored how personal development tools such as SMART objectives can help make New Year resolutions become both realistic and achievable. This month I’d like to look at another Management buzz topic - “Time Management” and show how the 2000-year-old...

What is One Drive? A Guest Blog by Lara Mellor

Huge thanks are due to Lara Mellor, of Lara Mellor Training, for this Guest Blog. Check out Lara's website for any Microsoft Office training needs that you may have. (https://www.laramellortraining.co.uk/)   What is One Drive? One Drive is one of the key apps in...

What to expect in your physiotherapy first appointment

What to expect in your first appointment – The minimum standard Please take time to ask yourself these questions. Do the answers compare with your own? Have I ever been to a physio before? 👉 No, never even thought of going, especially a private one. Why have I...

The S.M.A.R.T Guide to a Happy New Yoga Year

A Happy New Year - Here’s to Yoga Resolutions and the SMART way to make and keep them! Here we are heading in to 2020 and as usual we’ve all got our New Year plans and resolutions. I’m hoping that some of yours, like mine, involve setting time aside for Yoga practice....

Tight Hamstrings and a Fear of Lycra

Tight Hamstrings and a Fear of Lycra

It was spring 1994 when I first decided to try Yoga. I had just turned 30 and in my head that was the first step on the downward spiral to old age and looming infirmity. I might even have discovered my first grey hair! I found a class in my local Leisure Centre in...

Why us Minties love buying off each other!

Today is the start of another week and as I gear up to getting on with it, I am looking around me at the MINT purchases I’ve made of late.    There’s my mug I’m drinking my cuppa out of that I bought from Alan Sawyers of Muggins.biz. On this is my business logo...

Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

It was 2001 and I was working the evening shift at my local newspaper office with the mind-numbing job of ringing customer after customer to ask if they had received their free paper that week. Morale was low as most people hated being called at that time of night and...

The future

Published by Kayleigh Byers · October 25, 2019 · Just a thought..... Our children go to school to learn. What should they be learning? Should they be learning.. Maths, english, science, geography, history...... Should they be learning how to cook, be savvy about...

Five Secrets of Successful Relationships

This article was first published via the Life Coach Directory.   I’ve recently been reading articles and books about relationships; not necessarily the romantic kind (although they’re included) but any person (or animal according to one writer) with whom we have...

Core Stability

Core Stability For the past few years science about muscle and neuromusculoskeletal medicine has exploded and expanded tremendously becoming very complicated. Unfortunately, there has also been an explosion in the undercurrent of ‘bad’ so called pseudoscience that...

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