During that year I applied all of the coaching principles and strategies to myself and my business. I believe that if you are going to challenge your clients you have to be willing to do the same yourself. The results were amazing. I was named ‘best business leader’ at the business awards, as well as taking out 3 other major awards – business of the year, people’s choice award and winner of professional services category. Without a doubt, coaching works. Even when it is self-coaching! So armed with the confidence that the principles I was going to share were amazing and that they worked, I made the commitment that in 2014 I would find a way to make both my businesses work. My passion for helping to create success for other business owners was reignited and I would find a way to make it work.