There are no shortcuts

So, as you know from my message last week, August marks the one – year Anniversary month for the Wish Tree Academy.
I’ve been inundated with warm wishes and congrats and I feel very blessed and grateful. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Now this is important to remember: YOU make the Wish Tree Academy.
Without YOU there would be no Academy.
No learning space. No vessel for transformation or growth.
The Wish Tree Academy is YOURS.
In the past week, I’ve also had people say to me:
“Oh gosh! Did you learn and do all of that in just one year!? Blimey!”
Yes, it is true that I did learn an awful lot in just one year and I took action, consistently, without fail for that entire time.
However, what is also important to bear in mind is that the Wish Tree Academy is the result of:

  • 12 years of running my own business or being self employed

  • Many years of study and research in learning, coaching and human development

  • Over a decade of designing and delivering Signature Workshops, coaching and mentoring programmes with people in different countries

I’ve taken absolutely everything I’ve learnt from my journey so far including all these experiences, mistakes, failures, successes, highs and lows and poured it all into Wish Tree’s Academy. Wish Tree itself came into being 6 1/2 years ago.

Why am I sharing this with you?

Because it’s important to know that success is not what happens over night even if it may look like that at first glance.

Success is the result of what we’ve worked patiently and consistently at over time: following inner and outer guidance, learning from our mistakes, taking action in the midst of great challenge. It’s what happens when we stick with our dream, plough forward with determination, allow ourselves to take calculated risks by investing in mentors and personal growth, follow our hearts, do work we don’t love (for money) so that we can eventually do work we adore (for money!).

There are no short-cuts in business.


We have to know our stuff. And we have to be supported.


I would never have been where I am today without coaches, mentors and wise people I’ve met along the way.

The times I even for a second thought I could do it all by myself have gone, predictably so, horribly wrong!

So today I am writing to invite you to sit with this notion of growing or launching your purpose- driven business sustainably:

  • What do you believe about success?

  • What does success mean to you?

  • What will you bring with you into your business in the form of life experience, expertise, wisdom, skills, aptitudes and vision?

  • What areas of setting up or running your business do you feel confident about? Less confident about? Why?

  • What do you feel you want support with?

  • What do you feel you want to learn more about in order to make your business a success (using your own definition of success)?

In celebrating that the Wish Tree Academy is 1 this month, I am offering FREE, special Possibilities Sessions, designed to help you explore what is possible for you in your business moving forward.
We will look at where you are at now, your experience to date and what you want moving forward. Importantly, we will determine what you need in order to get to where you want to be.
The Possibilities Sessions are for people who know that they have something inside of them that yearns to come out and manifest in the world.  Those who know that they have a ton of experience and wisdom and just long to put it all together into something life-changing. 
If you feel these words resonating inside your heart right now, then you know I’m speaking to you. 
So Book yourself in right away, by clicking on this link!
Sessions of this kind are precious and tend to book up quickly. You will be speaking directly with me, so make sure you choose a date and time you can definitely make.
Looking forward to connecting with you soon. 
With Love, 


Emily is a life-coach, creative consultant and workshop leader with experience of living and working across different countries and cultures. She helps people and organisations to develop helpful ways of being and relating by connecting them with what truly matters to them, asking powerful questions and challenging the status quo.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *