Business Skills and Tips


Why I turned down a job

Are You Brave Enough To Say No To A Job?

I turned down a job. I won’t bore you with the details of how I ended up in a car park in Easton in Bristol being asked to confirm a start date for a job I had neither applied for or accepted. I agonised over the circumstances of the job […]


Eat Local: Pros and Cons of Fruit and Veg Boxes

One thing we can all do to support our communities is to shop local. It sounds obvious, but the fact that people will queue around the block for a supermarket, while I can walk straight into my local greengrocers, speaks volumes about our shopping habits and convenience consumerism. Now, I’m […]


5 Content Marketing Trends For 2020

Content Marketing is always evolving. A contributor suggests 5 trends for 2020. pexels 2020 Trends Doug Kessler once said, ‘traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them.’ As the marketing world shifts to focus more on the consumer, there are plenty of trends that can help you to […]


Self-Sabotage – How Do You Stop It?

  I put my coffee cup down on this coaster on my desk this morning and realised that I do this… a lot… at the moment.   Self-Sabotage – The Promise of Tomorrow Lockdown may be easing, but the weather is wet and miserable outside. The prospect of queuing to […]


Roll the dice, get playful with your blogs

Playful Blogging – Authentic Creativity On Your Blog

  “There’s no evidence to suggest that life is serious.” I don’t know who, if anyone, famously inspirational ever said that but I say that!   Life is for being playful. Life is for living, loving and having fun.   That’s not to diminish or devalue the overwhelming challenges we […]