News and updates from one of the UKs leading foreign language entrepreneurs.
Some of my thoughts on my own experience, insights from the language industry and feedback from small and large business owners… Ideas I have and lessons I have learnt.
It’s all here.
I hope his serves as guidance to you, on your own journey.
It’s astonishing to me how many times I have found events in my personal life have resulted in a lesson or observation that chimes perfectly with my professional life.
Over the years I’ve noticed a reoccurring theme which I’d like to address in this blog post, and that issue is one of self-worth and the consequences of not having it.
Putting two photos side by side gave me a huge jolt of realisation at the sheer scope of the journey I’ve been on in the intervening period.
When I take on a new client, one of the first things I explain is that my job is to work on the business not the person. That said, sometimes these two worlds collide.
Tomorrow marks the start of Pro.Languages 2019, a brand new event in the conference circuit, and one aimed at Language Professionals who want to take their business to the next level.
Paulo Coelho once said: “If you think big, your world will be big.” As entrepreneurs and business owners, this is a message we hear again and again: the power of thinking BIG.Today, for once, I want to talk about the benefits of thinking small. I’ve been coaching and...
Yes, I know, this is a bit of a strange statement coming from me! And yet, I truly mean it. Why? I have been working hard in and on my language business for the last 17 years now. I am a true entrepreneur. With the good and the bad. I think big, I take risks, I want...
In the same way that you used a process to acquire your qualifications/knowledge/experience as a language coach, you now need a process to make sure that your language coaching provides you with the outcome you’re after.
If you are in the language industry, most of you will know (regardless of where you are on your journey) that it is tough to survive and make a good living out of teaching languages, and not just in the UK but everywhere in the world. Besides, it's an industry full of...