Interview with Sue Burrell

Sue and Andrew Burrell won Trip Advisor's Best B&B In The World in 2015!  I'm so happy to bring you this interview with Sue, where she shares her wisdom on how they managed to reach those dizzy heights after just 2 and a half years in business!  Here's Sue's wisdom:   Choose one strategy and [...]

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Interview with Liz Truckle

Liz and Paul Truckle won Trip Advisor's Best B&B  In Austria in 2015 so I wanted to get Liz's nuggets on what has made them so successful.  Here's Liz's wisdom: Take care of your own energy levels.  If you're new to this business you will be enthusiastic and totally absorbed in the business, until you [...]

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How to double your bed and breakfast business in 2016

One of the things that many of us struggle with is an underlying belief that in order to make more money, attract more guests or have something we don’t already have, is that we need to work harder or longer, or that it’s going to be difficult. No pain, no gain, right? It’s New Year’s [...]

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What fascinates you?

Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned and we feel discouraged. Sometimes we think we’ve done everything right but it still hasn’t worked. Why is that? On our weekly coaching call, one of my lovely clients was stuck. She had gone through the process of making a couple of offers to her past [...]

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Lifecycle of a Small Hospitality Business

Last week I made a quick trip to London to participate in a workshop run by an old friend, Dan Priestley from Entrevo. At the workshop he laid out some shocking facts about business and how over 90% of them struggle, fail or close and the tragedy of putting your life force into something often [...]

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Thoughts become things…

I was talking with a client today, and I want to share with you something that I believe will help you. She emailed me to say that she had to cancel her coaching program because she said “I’ve got no money, I can’t pay my bills and the only thing left for me is to [...]

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How to create money out of thin air, and is it even possible?

If, like me you’re in the northern hemisphere, the summer’s practically behind us and we’re hurtling towards the shoulder and the low season. I’m hoping you’ve had a great summer season and that your guests have been good to you :) Whatever has happened this year is past, it’s time now to look forwards to [...]

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What can we learn from Apple, Amazon and the Rolling Stones?

Some people believe that running a big company like Apple or Amazon is different from running a small company, but I believe that we all have the same issues, regardless of our size and here’s why… In order to remain in business, we all need to: Attract customers Encourage those customers to spend more with [...]

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