Career Goals Checklist – are you ahead of the game?

By Fran Grant | 11th June 2018 | Comments Off on Career Goals Checklist – are you ahead of the game?

Career Goals Checklist In a competitive job market, training, self development, and staying one step ahead of the competition has never been more important. It’s imperative when it comes to enhancing productivity and improving business performance in the short term, and enhancing your career prospects and ultimately getting to where you want to be in…

Self development books for career & business – what’s on my shelf?

By Fran Grant | 4th June 2018 | Comments Off on Self development books for career & business – what’s on my shelf?

Self development books for career & business – what’s on my shelf? Type ‘motivational books’ or ‘self help books’ into any search engine and you’ll be overwhelmed by the extensive choice out there. As a champion for self development, I’ve always loved reading this particular genre of books. I’ve compiled a list of the Top…

Are you being authentic at work?

By Fran Grant | 28th May 2018 | Comments Off on Are you being authentic at work?

Are you being authentic at work? Firstly, what is ‘authentic’? It’s accurate meaning is ‘of undisputed origin and not a copy; genuine.’ Other synonyms include, original, real, actual, true. Authenticity is not something we have or don’t have. It’s a practice – a conscious choice of how we want to live. Authenticity is a collection…

Juggling work and motherhood, and feeling like you suck at both…

By Fran Grant | 14th May 2018 | Comments Off on Juggling work and motherhood, and feeling like you suck at both…

Juggling work and motherhood, and feeling like you suck at both I reached this point personally many years ago, and felt it each time I returned to work after baby number 1, 2 and 3. I was undertaking two full time roles – working and parenting – and feeling like I was doing a crap…

Have you got destination addiction? (I’ll be happy when…)

By Fran Grant | 23rd April 2018 | Comments Off on Have you got destination addiction? (I’ll be happy when…)

Have you got destination addiction? (I’ll be happy when…) Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are – Dr. Robert Holden I’ve always been a striver. Forever in pursuit of a new challenge, diving into another project, constantly looking to attain happiness or achieve success.…

Launch of the blog!

By Fran Grant | 16th April 2018 | Comments Off on Launch of the blog!

Launch of the blog! When a woman realises how much potential she’s got, she’s ready to go out and do anything! Hello, I’m Fran. 38 years old. Wife. Mum to 3 gorgeous little boys. Previous career woman slash business owner. Gym addict. Bookworm. Vegetarian. This is the dawn of an exhilarating new chapter for me,…

It’s ok to fuck up (and what to do when you do)

By Fran Grant | 11th November 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s ok to fuck up (and what to do when you do) “When something happens, the only thing in your power is your attitude towards it; you can either accept it or resent it” ~ Epictetus (Greek philosopher)   We all screw up or get things wrong sometimes. From teeny little mistakes to gargantuan fuck-ups…

Hello and welcome to my new readers

By Fran Grant | 8th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Hello and Welcome! Thanks for stopping by… For those of you who are new to BossingIt! I thought I’d introduce myself properly. So I’m Fran. 38 years old. Wife. Mum to 3 young boys. Previous career woman slash business owner. Gym addict. Healthy Living advocate. Vegan. Bookworm. Says fuck and bell-end a lot. Lives in…

From CRAZY to calm in 6 simple steps (and how to maintain the calm moving forwards)

By Fran Grant | 23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

From CRAZY to calm in 6 simple steps (and how to maintain the calm moving forwards) “The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom” ~ James Allen If you’re anything like me, your days (or…

Don’t be afraid to give up something good for something great!

By Fran Grant | 4th October 2018 | 4 Comments

I gave up good because I wanted fucking awesome When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer. I spent hours and even days holed up in my bedroom, either reading or writing – anything from kids stories, funny poems, and not so funny stuff. It’s all I wanted to do. I won…

The importance of planning in life (so you can smash your goals!)

By Fran Grant | 24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The importance of planning in life (so you can smash your goals!) We’ve all got goals and we all want to attain things in life. Such goals and aspirations vary from person to person, and can apply to big or small aspects of our lives – whether it’s to be happy and healthy, get fit…

Manifestation, and how to create the life you want!

By Fran Grant | 20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Manifestation, and how to create the life you want! I first came across the concept of manifestation and the Law of Attraction many years ago when I read ‘The Secret’ by Rhonda Byrne. I’ve read it twice, and I guarantee I’ll read it again in the future. This book will have a lifelong place on…

The benefits of networking (for women in business)

By Fran Grant | 7th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The benefits of networking for women in business I’m part of a seriously badass women’s only network which has (and I don’t want to be too dramatic here) totally changed my life over the last six months. The type of networking I’m talking about is not to be confused with selling. I spent years in…

Juggling work and childcare in the summer holidays (and taming the guilt)

By Fran Grant | 30th July 2018 | 2 Comments

Juggling work and childcare in the summer holidays (and taming the guilt) The summer holidays have officially started and, with three boys aged between 3 and 8, this is the first summer where I’ve genuinely looked forward to the kids breaking up. I’m basking in the delight of not having to contend with suffocating deadlines…

How to stop being a people pleaser (and learn to say NO)

By Fran Grant | 7th July 2018 | 0 Comments

How to stop being a people pleaser (and learn to say NO) Mum. Wife. Business Owner. Friend. Family member. A multi-faceted life means so many responsibilities, so many demands, so many expectations, so many people to keep happy. I’ve spent years trying to please everyone –  not wanting to offend anyone or let anyone down,…

How I quit the 9-5

By Fran Grant | 25th June 2018 | Comments Off on How I quit the 9-5

Is your job leaving you perpetually exhausted? Do you long for the freedom that comes from being your own boss? Have you always aspired to work for yourself? Maybe you want to build an empire, or maybe you just want to create a life where you have more ownership over your time, work around your…

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BossingIt! aims to empower and inspire women to be strong and independent, and to illustrate that life is there for the taking and that YOU are in control of it. I want to encourage you to realise your potential, so you can grab life by the balls and carve out the life you wholeheartedly want to live, so you can feel joy and gratitude each and every day, and ultimately be the very best version of yourself. I want to share the belief that if you’re not 100% happy with any aspect of your life, be it work, relationships, parenting, health & fitness, or life in general, it’s never too late to change things or even start anew completely. Every day is a new opportunity to start over, to be who you want to be, and YOU get to write and rewrite your story!