Karen Williams on #48: Living More through Flexibility and Boundaries with Karen Williams

If you want to write and publish your own book because you have great ideas that can make a difference in the world, then what you need is a book mentor. A book mentor is someone who will help and guide you through the process of writing your own book – from the planning stage, writing, and even publishing and marketing.

My guest today is Karen Williams, a book mentor for  Librotas.

She creates structure, comes up with strategic plans, and sees things from a different perspective. These skills allow her to mentor and work with clients from all over the world.

Karen joins me to share how to find the balance between setting boundaries and being flexible so you can be most productive in your personal and professional life. She also shares some practical tips on how you can have the power to do more in your business by knowing when to invest in outsourcing. She does her best to live in the moment as she points out the impact that her project called ‘A Year to Live’ has made on her life.

“For me it’s about the flexibility and building into the life I want to lead.” – Karen Williams

This Week on the POWER to Live More Podcast:

  • Weekly routine over morning routine
  • The challenge of working too hard or not working enough
  • Benefits of using post-its and a CRM (customer relationship management) system
  • Details of the writing retreat she organises in Spain
  • The significance of having regular breaks
  • Why having a mentor is important
  • Why outsourcing is a great way to get support in your business
  • Common problems with startup businesses
  • Finding the secrets to the success of other coaches and business people
  • How journaling helps when things go wrong

Karen’s Advice for Professional and Business Development:

  1. Be realistic when scheduling tasks.
  2. Learn to step up by having a coach or a mentor.
  3. Know what your expertise is and get support to help you in areas where other people are the experts.
  4. Find three ways of marketing your business and do it well.
  5. Know who your ideal clients are.
  6. Set up a system.

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About the Author

I work with business owners and leaders to improve their wellbeing, in these days of overwhelm, whether that be physical, mental or digital, using my POWER to Live More 5 Fundamentals of Simplify, Systemise, Share, Self Care and Sustain. I also work with business leaders to help them to improve their organisational employee engagement and wellbeing. I believe they are interlinked in a lovely virtuous circle.

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