What Shall I Be When I Grow Up?

What shall I be when I grow up? Treasure map

I remember something my dad said to me when I was a teenager thinking about which courses to pick, which direction to take… he said, “I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.” That flippant Continue reading What Shall I Be When I Grow Up?

Breathe New Life into Old Writing

magic wand revive old writing

(This is a super short, quick tips post that will take less than 5 minutes to read) I’ve been blogging for a few years now, one of the things I love about it is that gradual build-up of great value Continue reading Breathe New Life into Old Writing

Birds Must Sing… Why Everything You Write Matters!

flock of birds

We live in the middle of a row of 1930’s terraces in Bristol, UK. The houses are old railway, docker’s and miner’s houses from the mid-century industrialism of Bristol. They were lucky enough to escape being flattened in the Blitz. Continue reading Birds Must Sing… Why Everything You Write Matters!

The Biggest Blog Challenges for Business

Blogging challenges survey results

There are many challenges businesses face when it comes to blogging. Over the past few years, I’ve developed something of a reputation locally as ‘the blog lady’. I’m a trainer, mentor, blogger and author but people know me because I’m Continue reading The Biggest Blog Challenges for Business

How to Discover Your Expertise – A Guest Post

Discover your expertise

  It’s always a privilege to host fellow entrepreneurs as guests on the blog and share their expertise. When they have been long-time business buddies too, that’s an extra bonus. Linda Davies-Carr’s drive, determination and passion are impressive. As The Continue reading How to Discover Your Expertise – A Guest Post

The Joy Of Freedom – On Your Bike

The freedom of cycling and self emplyment

    Meet Barry…     Barry The Bike   He’s been sat in my shed for seven years until this summer. I re-homed the various spiders who’d moved into Barry’s nooks and crannies and took him to Crucial BMX Continue reading The Joy Of Freedom – On Your Bike

Three Things Your Business Should Work On

It’s all too easy to swamp yourself with work In the business, while neglecting working On the business. But working on the business is more than thinking about cashflow and how to win the next client! In fact, personally I Continue reading Three Things Your Business Should Work On

How To Set Boundaries On My Blog? (A to Z of Blogging)

Setting boundaries while staying authentic

    I’ll be the first to admit that the last three letters in the A to Z of Blogging are a bit tenuous! I’ve come this far, I want to complete this series! X is for X-Ray Y is Continue reading How To Set Boundaries On My Blog? (A to Z of Blogging)

Passion Projects #8: Pearls of Wisdom with Jan Para

pearls of wisdom passion project

    Retiring quietly and retreating into the shadows was never going to be an option for the next passion-driven entrepreneur I’m featuring in the Passion Project series. When Jan Para started The Rocks Collection,┬áit was a way to see Continue reading Passion Projects #8: Pearls of Wisdom with Jan Para

Where Do I Write My Blog? (A to Z of Blogging)

Which platform do I use to write my blog

Entrepreneurs dipping their toes into the murky waters of blogging for the first time often ask me, “Where do I write a blog?”. Keeping up with the latest platforms and technology can be overwhelming and off-putting for those new to Continue reading Where Do I Write My Blog? (A to Z of Blogging)