I’m an avid podcast listener. I love listening to other people’s ups and down’s through life, laughing along to humorous anecdotes and learning from other people’s experiences if they relate to what I may be going, or have gone through, myself. So why not start my own podcast? Here are my reasons why I’m launching On Our Own Terms Podcast.Read More
This time of year is generally a busy one for everyone and life just seems and feels different at this time of year for a number of reasons but as an owner of a business, it can be a somewhat demoralising time when sales and client enquiries have taken a nose dive and you’re left wondering what on Earth you can do to keep momentum and motivation going until things pick up again.
Everyone has their own stories and *knocks palm of hand against head* moments but we rarely share these openly unless someone else has shared their less-than-perfect moments beforehand.Read More
Life can be a minefield of experiences, opportunities and discoveries and it sometimes feels as though we’re always being encouraged to plan for this, plan for that and plan some more ‘just in case. But what happens when things just don’t accrediting to plan regardless of the amount of energy and thought you’ve ploughed into them.
Adopting a minimalist approach to the physical items you may need for your business is the start of the process; the next stage is to re-evaluate your mindset to the thoughts and beliefs you may have towards the items themselves. And to be honest, even your view of your business in its entirety.Read More
There seems to be a move towards the concept and practice of minimalism within our lives. In the general sense minimalism is all about getting rid of what clutters your life, and keeping hold of the few items that mean something to you, bringing you increased peace, contentment and the ability to focus on what truly matters to you rather than what is expected of you.Read More
Lucy Lucraft is a freelance journalist covering everything from travelling, parenting, health and being super honest about how difficult it can be to build and drive your own business. And I was thrilled when she agreed to be a part of the Creative Parent Series.Read More
Being your biggest supporter in whatever you do in life will help you overcome hurdles and trials that may seem insurmountable without trusting your own instincts, gut feelings and using past experiences. There is only one you so become your biggest supporter to build the business you want to lead.Read More
Building a business and developing it over time involves hard work, dedication and a level of motivation that is rarely seen in any other venture. I mean, come on, have you ever worked so hard for someone else as you have, and will do, for yourself? I know I didn’t! But how do you deal with rejection and the resulting emotions, thoughts and feelings afterwards?
Sarah Clarke, also known as @disastersofathirtysomething on Instagram, discusses her work as a freelance writer whilst awaiting the arrival of her twins later in the year.Read More
Working from home can be a wonderful experience as long as you know how to keep on track with the work that needs completing and not getting too distracted by other things that are going on around you!Read More