Here’s How To Ensure Your Business Appeals To Modern Customers

The needs of your customers are constantly changing and businesses that don’t respond will be left behind. Top tips here from a contributor to appeal to modern customers. Are you eager to ensure that your business appeals to modern customers? Continue reading Here’s How To Ensure Your Business Appeals To Modern Customers

The Cost Of Living Is Unsustainable

It’s a familiar mantra – reported in the media as a ‘Cost Of Living’ crisis – as if rising costs are a temporary blip, that we should sit tight and ride it out. Which would make sense, if there was Continue reading The Cost Of Living Is Unsustainable

Writing Through Creative Constipation

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Some days, it’s just hard. You’re sat there, straining to push it out but getting nowhere. You know you ‘should’ be writing – that blog, that course content, that story, those next 1000 words – but it’s blocked. Don’t Call Continue reading Writing Through Creative Constipation

Busy Badge of Honour – The Scourge of Busy

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Do you wear your busy-ness like a badge of honour? Many years ago, in another life, I was an HR Administrator for a busy manufacturing firm in south Somerset. The factory staff worked shifts but the office staff worked regular Continue reading Busy Badge of Honour – The Scourge of Busy

The Art of Productive Procrastination

Two sides to ourselves. Negative and positive self talk to improve productivity

Procrastination is just a step on the path to productivity. I’m a terrible procrastinator. Productivity rarely comes easy! When you work for yourself, you are both the biggest asset and the biggest liability to your business! Self-Sabotage Becomes An Art Continue reading The Art of Productive Procrastination

SEO Tips for Small Businesses – How to Get Found Online

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3 ways to help your business be found online Continue reading SEO Tips for Small Businesses – How to Get Found Online

3 How To Projects to Upcycle Old Jeans

I had a load of old jeans in my sewing stash, things that I’ve kept for years with the intention of using one day. The potting shed at Hen’s Tooth has given me just that opportunity. When I’m making things Continue reading 3 How To Projects to Upcycle Old Jeans

A Word on Self Healing

It was a tough week. Two new pieces of work, for two new clients, and neither went well.As if, ‘perfect first time’ is the standard my brain thinks it needs to hold me to?At the end of the week I Continue reading A Word on Self Healing

Clean Up Greenwashing

From ‘carbon neutral’ flights to ‘net zero’ bottled water, dishonest green PR is on the rise. Consumer demand for ethical, sustainable businesses is increasing, but some businesses would rather fake it, deceive, or distract us to avoid taking responsibility for Continue reading Clean Up Greenwashing

Sustainability: A Holistic Approach

The cost of doing business should not be the Earth. Sustainability is a word that gets thrown around casually, as if it’s something you can retrofit into your business – a ‘nice to have’. What do we really mean when Continue reading Sustainability: A Holistic Approach