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Slightly Improve Your Life With Little Effort

At this time of year, we’re seeking hope and possibility, planning ahead, setting goals, making resolutions. It’s tempting to set ourselves big, ambitious objectives, that take a lot of effort and fall short before we even reach Valentine’s Day! I like this article in The Guardian, with 100 suggestions of […]


Embrace and Enjoy Your Averageness

We all like to feel special, it’s human nature, we are physiologically programmed to crave that dopamine hit. We’d all like to be remembered long after our time on Earth is up. But the fact is, most of us won’t be. Most of us are average. But is averageness really […]

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Calling Out The Biggest Plastic Polluters

Every month, I collect the stories that fascinate, inspire, educate and are generally worth keeping for reference on a Flipboard monthly magazine. I try to keep it positive, but sometimes, some stories stand out. I found this article on Reuters about the world’s biggest plastic polluters and their ‘solution’ to […]


When It Pays to Use Traditional Advertising Methods

It’s easy to get distracted and spend all your advertising budget and energy on digital marketing – but sometimes, that’s not the best place to be seen by your ideal customers. Good marketing is a planned, strategic and a blend of different marketing methods. This contributor offers suggestions and insights […]

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4 Focus Areas To Modernise Your Business

In our ever-changing world, where things can shift so quickly, it’s easy for a business to become tired and outdated. We’ve seen numerous well-known High Street retailers fail in the past year because they sat on their laurels and refused to change. These tips from a contributor will help you […]


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Being A Little Bit Activist

I want to be more activist when it comes to green business, sustainability, and the environment.  As I’m still not reading any fiction at the moment, most of my recent book choices are along those lines. More of my thinking, planning, and writing for the next phase in my business has […]


The Right To Work From Home: Good or Bad?

I happened upon an article in my MSN newsfeed… I like the fact that it’s not immediately obvious of the source of articles on MSN. It strips away our inbuilt prejudices to particular publications. As I read this article, my first thought was, “imagine working for someone like this, what […]

The right to home working