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Failing my CIMA exams? The BEST thing that happened…

July 21, 2019

I know I say this all the time – but it’s TRUE. I know exactly what you’re going through right now.   I was nervous & moody before my exams (sound familiar?!). I’d study for weeks, reading my text book over and over. I’d spend days and days writing long,… Read more

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What I think about revision notes!

July 13, 2019

STOP! Seriously just stop… put down the pen and paper and STOP writing revision notes.   Over the last few weeks, I’ve been talking about revision notes a lot. In the panic run up to the ACCA exams, the things I’m hearing and seeing most are ‘I’m writing too many… Read more

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Why did you start your finance qualifications? And WHY you should finish!

May 21, 2019

When I was 8, my teacher asked me “what do you want to be when you grow up?”. And I answered brightly “an accountant!”.   Yes, really. I was an odd child (and yes, feel free to laugh at me!).   But I saw an accountant as a professional career.… Read more

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Finally getting qualified…what are you waiting for?!

April 8, 2019

  Ok. I’m going to be frank here.   This year was meant to be the year you pass and/or qualify. Right? Finally get your CIMA or ACCA letters & step up into the job you deserve.   That job you KNOW you’re ready for. Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Head… Read more

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Feel stuck in a finance job that you don’t love?

March 31, 2019

It’s SO tough when you’re ready for that promotion. You have the practical experience & KNOW you can do it. But you can’t get the job, because you’ve not got your ACCA or CIMA qualification and letters yet!   So as a qualifying accountant, you’re stuck in a role you… Read more

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Revising for your accountancy exams. Not much fun? There IS another way!

March 23, 2019

Well – it really hit home this week, that ‘traditional’ revision doesn’t work for everyone.  The pages & pages of notes aren’t much fun. Maybe that’s you?   The truth is that there are loads of different ways to revise. Many that you might not have come across before (they… Read more

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Why exam failure never stopped me (and why it shouldn’t stop you!)

March 17, 2019

Why exam failure never stopped me (and why it shouldn’t stop you)…     My Grandma is in hospital right now. It’s the weekend – and as I type this, I’ve come down to Devon to visit her. I’m staying at her house and last night, I found a letter… Read more

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A little confession … yes I feel the same as you!

February 14, 2019

Confession time! How do I start this?! I’m getting twitchy and nervous just ‘saying’ it out loud!     This week marks 6 years since I qualified with my CIMA qualification, one of the proudest achievements of my life… so far! As you know I describe myself as the most… Read more

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How I successfully achieve my goals!

December 27, 2018

I pride myself on my planning and organisational skills, not because I’m arrogant or a show off, but because they work for me and the amazingly successful results I want out of my life. For example, a few years ago I set some yearly goals – to have £4,500 in… Read more

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What’s the difference between a coach and a tutor?

December 9, 2018

Hi guys!   I have nearly 5000 Linkedin connections (If that’s not you – why not 😉 – just click here to connect). And I have been asked may times over the last few months to ‘What I do’ and ‘Can I teach the syllabus’ to you. I wanted to… Read more