Category Archives: Business Growth

I’m a business owner get me out of here!


As Dougie and Mark leave the jungle they acknowledge that when the going gets tough it is great to have someone to talk to. They talked about overcoming their fears and how great their experience has been. That meeting people … Continue reading

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Which Lane


Last night we had our Team meeting our metaphor for working at our best includes a freeway with 5 lanes. All facilitator’s have a lane of their own. The lanes are wide and everyone knows where the Freeway is heading. We … Continue reading

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Another Success……yeah!!


Tracey’s sensational summer! Tracey Griffin has recently been crowned runner-up in the Florist of the Year Grand Finals 2011 held at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show. Our Step by Step Listening friend Tracey was runner-up in the prestigious Interflora Florist … Continue reading

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Who says teenagers don’t listen?


At Step by Step Listening we have a vision to raise aspirations of whole communities so we jump at any chance to work with the youth. Earlier in the year I worked with 20 plus 12 year olds over several one … Continue reading

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How do you know when you are working at your best?


One of the things we work to help our clients discover is what is happening when they are working at their best. Consider for a minute what is happening. Write down your thoughts, then read it back and ask yourself … Continue reading

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Where does your motivation come from?


I am fascinated this week by the fact that many people believe that work and home life should be kept separate. Today I was busy in the front garden with my children who were actively helping me pick the weeds … Continue reading

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Does your business have a metaphor everyone buys into or is it just yours?


Great leaders and speaker all know that if you can grab the attention of others with a great metaphor. You can win hearts and influence people. How do you know if you are using the right metaphor to really engage … Continue reading

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