Author Archives: MH Consulting

About MH Consulting

MH Consulting is a specialist Marketing & PR Consultancy to the Coaching & Mentoring industry in South Africa. In addition to working with select clients who have approached us to handle their accounts, We run a specialised workshop: Market Your Practice Without Spending a Cent© on request to groups. About Megan Hudson (Owner): Megan has a degree in Politics and Languages, and spent most of her early career in the fields of Marketing and Advertising. She qualified as a coach in 2001, and ran a successful practice until about 2007. She is also a qualified Ethologist, with a degree through an Onderstepoort-affiliated body, as well as having studied Psychology though UNISA. She continues to reflect on the close similarities between the study of politics, and animal and human behaviour. Megan's guiding principles are Integrity and Aesthetics. In addition to having been retained by COMENSA (the national professional body for coaches and mentors in South Africa) on a national basis in Marketing, PR, Special Projects & Social Media on and off since 2009, she runs a number of successful businesses including a property business, a specialist marketing consultancy, a marketing training company (developed in 2001) aimed at SME’s but tailored specifically to Coaches & Mentors. Megan has also had an online business since 2004, which is an on-going guinea pig for many of the tricks that she teaches her students. She strongly believes in contributing to her country and to its growth, and runs her Marketing course free of charge for a number of non-profit organisations. Because it delivers immediate results, the SME's that she works with are able to grow their businesses, earn more money and create more employment.

What you focus on is where you will see results

I work with a few clients who have a wide range of interests.  Because of their training and qualifications in different fields, they either try and squeeze unrelated fields of expertise into one business, or they run a number of … Continue reading

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Be Aware of the Message that You are Sending Out

My sister passed her learner driver’s licence about 3 weeks ago.  She has a car ready and  waiting for her to practice driving so that she can go for her driver’s licence.  A few years ago, and the first time that she … Continue reading

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Please Use Spellcheck!

This is officially a rant! I have just received an email newsletter from a company that I hold in fairly high regard due to the value of the information contained in their communication.  Poor spelling is one of my pet hates, … Continue reading

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In defence of Jacob Zuma: Reflecting on the State president’s reshuffling, Shadow roles and Basic Assumptions.

Originally posted on The Museletter:
You know, I read the article “Son or Lover? Boss or Father? Mother or Child?” by David Delp about the childish shadow roles we play as adults in life and at work (read the rest…

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Shopping at Gunpoint

We were recently robbed at gunpoint at home. We were tied up, made to lie on the floor and our faces were covered with a blanket that happened to be conveniently nearby. In retrospect, we were treated fairly gently by … Continue reading

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To my inspiring clients…

…thank you for everything that you teach me, for helping me grow as a marketing practitioner, for forcing me out of my comfort zone and for keeping my standards high.  Thank you for always making me think harder, push more … Continue reading

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Be a Thought-Leader – Be Original!

There is nothing I dislike more than disingenuous unoriginality.  I would rather read the (sparse) work of someone who is original and a thought-leader in their field, than that of someone who is simply churning out content for the sake … Continue reading

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