Should Shaming: What Expectations Are Holding You Back?

“You’re not a failure for not being where you think you ‘should’ be” Seeing that quote shared on Social Media reminded me of this blog I wrote a few years ago. It’s just as relevant today as it was then.     Are You A Should Shamer? I was at […]

Lady justice. Are you should shaming yourself or others

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 […]

Big dreams shallow pockets. Get help for your start up business

Big Dreams, Shallow Pockets: Help To Start A Business (UK)

  Is It All Change For You? As lockdown eases and we slowly get comfortable with our new reality, many of us are questioning the work we do and the choices we’ve made. Here in the UK millions of employees were furloughed. The fact that so many jobs could so […]

5 Creative Ways to Boost Brand Awareness and Reputation – A Guest Post

Thanks to another contributor for these handy tips…   5 Creative Ways to Boost Brand Awareness and Reputation Pexels   There’s a line of thinking in the bowels of marketing chambers that any publicity is good publicity. It’s based upon the premise that any bit of notoriety is beneficial if […]

Meet in the middle and raise awareness

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 […]

The All Homemade Cream Tea

  As an solopreneur, I’m always on a journey towards the next thing. More and more I find myself wanting to embrace a simpler, sustainable life with a sustainable business true to those values. Many of us have been doing a lot more home cooking and baking this year. With […]

Homemade cream tea, with scones jam and cream recipes

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 […]

How To Make Sourdough Bread

    We’ve been conditioned to know the cost of everything and the value of nothing. Since the Industrial Revolution, time and money have been inextricably linked. One thing many of us have learned during the Coronavirus Crisis is the value – the currency – if you like, of time. […]

How to make sourdough bread