I’ve got the key. I’ve got the secret.

I am showing my age with this blog title! Who remembers this track from Urban Cookie Collective? I do have the key and the secret though, the answer to everything that is holding you back. Self worth. You have read my blog posts about ways to grow your business, or...

What Do You Actually Need?

I talk a lot about the importance of meeting our needs, about how unmet needs lead to a lack of productivity, feelings of overwhelm and burnout. We all think we know what we need – food, water, shelter right? Yet those are just our most basic of needs. Our...

Clearing away the distractions

For this week’s blog I have a guest contributor, the lovely Amanda Manson from Orderly Office and Home. Amanda works with clients in their home offices in the Manchester and Cheshire areas to create organised and productive workspaces – whether they’re creative...

Be Visible!

I know, I know: showing your face on social media can be daunting. There is a whole other discussion to be had there about insecurity, standards of beauty, how we feel we “should” look, but let’s save that for another day. The truth of the matter is,...

Relationships lead to opportunities

I see a fair few businesses using social media as an online billboard, or the equivalent of a flyer through the door. They showcase what they do, shout it out to the world but…that’s it. It’s not pointless – it does achieve some reach and some...

Just Be You!

You will have heard the phrase “People Buy People” and it is true, but what does that mean for how you market your business? I will tell you what it does not mean: it does not mean that you have to be the most likeable person in the world, so do not panic....