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Trends – 2019 is the year of…

What got you here won’t get you any further. That’s the case for business and in life.And while everyone else is looking at their personal New Year’s resolutions, here are the TEN BUSINESS TRENDS that The Advancement are taking on this year....
Happy Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice

The days are gonna get longer and the light is returning. I dread winter. So much so that I suffer from SAD and get myself into all kinds of trouble if I don’t look after myself. Last year was probably my worst year yet and I vowed NEVER to go back there again....

You become what you *talk* about the most.

Anyone else setting some goals for 2019? Nah, not me. Over the last few months, I’ve been experimenting with goals and planning. Y’know, set the goal, work backwards kinda thing?! Well… here’s the thing. I could plan the most audacious goals for next year and Gantt...

How to compress a year of business growth into 30 days.

✅ Focus on ONE business/project until the end of the year that will accelerate your business/life. ? Stop spinning all the plates. ✅ Listen to ONE business coach until the end of the year… and 2019/20/21! ?? Hey JD. ? No more shiny things. ✅ Cultivate connections in...

Overplanning your business kills your joy and your profits.

My to-do list this morning comprised of one thing, planning my 2019 social media calendar. I set aside two hours to brainstorm and wrangle some post ideas together. I sat down to plan. Then I went blank. What am I meant to be doing this for? I’ve always planned. I’m a...

On potential.

Let that sink in for a second. When we look in the same places, at the same people, doing the same things then we are not looking at our own true potential. Potential is a dangerous thing. If we keep it inside and don’t find the courage to release it, we live a life...

On being seen

I want to invite you to be seen I want you to stand in all your glory. I want you to show off (yes, show off!) your talents and gifts. ✨I want you to shine✨ For many years, as a child, I was told to be quiet, speak when I was spoken to, let others go first. Was was...

It’s Monday – Attack the Day

It’s Monday – Attack the Day Wow, is it something in the air today or is everyone in hustle mode? Most social media updates I’ve seen from my crazy entrepreneur friends are mostly about “yeah, it’s Monday, I’m in hustle mode”. Well, good for you! There seems something...

Day Three – A Working Title

Day Three – A Working Title I have a dilemma. Do I write something half arsed or do I fail at my discipline challenge on day three? I’m tilting towards deleting this post, forgetting all about it and pretend I didn’t say I was gonna do this. That’s the easy route...