Fundamentals v bright shiny objects

Around 10 years ago, fresh out of personal development and wealth creation school (!), I started a business with a new friend, empowering women to use their passions to grow businesses and become wealthy. After about a year, my new friend and I realized that it was a bad idea to be working together, so [...]

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The elephant in the room?

What a week last week when, after a 40-year relationship, the people of the UK voted to “divorce” from the European Union.  Living in France (but still a Brit) meant I didn’t get the chance to vote, but what a fascinating process to observe. Here’s my thoughts…. The arguments from both the “leave” and the [...]

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How strong are your boundaries?

There’s a long thread going on over on Facebook in our private group for B&B owners What’s it all about?  Boundaries and the abuse of them. One of the reasons we started in this business, I believe, is because we love people and we love entertaining and taking care of them. But not every minute [...]

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The real story….

Next weekend, the 18th and 19th June, there’s a free online summit happening called "Beyond the Laptop Lifestyle". It's packed with interviews and actionable information you can use in your business, and on Saturday at 11.30am BST as part of the line up, you can listen to my story.  CLICK HERE to register now. When [...]

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Why increasing your network is crucial for your business

I’m just putting together my training presentation for my second trip to Central Asia at the end of the month.  It will be 100% focussed on internet marketing, and here’s why…. With over 3 billion people now online, doesn’t it make sense to learn how to reach those people and meet them where they are? [...]

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We’re all connected

Just back from a full-on trip to a country in Central Asia where they are developing tourism and are invested in helping their accommodation providers to be more visible and pro-active. I was invited to lead an intensive 3 day training on everything I know about running a successful B&B business from mindset and attitude [...]

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We need you today!

Today's post is about the power of community to make something happen, and today, we need you and your community! We're launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for our commission-free booking portal which means that if you register your property, hook up your online reservations system with ours, visitors to our portal will be [...]

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Your Bed and Breakfast Business and the 3rd element

In my last blog post (CLICK HERE to read it) I talked about the 3 elements you need to run and maintain a profitable B&B business. To recap- the first element (puppy)  is your website and your control over it.  Think of your website as your shop window to the world – a kind of [...]

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