5 ways to build a strong personal brand

As small business owners, it’s easy to pour all of your energies into promoting your business. That’s where the money is after all. But it’s just as important to build your brand and reputation as a business owner. People need to know who they are...

Be kind to yourself this Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – and I wonder how many times it’s been quite so pertinent? Of course the preservation of our mental health is always a huge priority, but the current pandemic, and the strain it is putting on so many, is not to be...

Learnings from lockdown

The past 7 weeks have been an interesting time, to say the least. We’ve all used words like ‘unprecedented’, ‘unusual’, ‘uncertain’, ‘troubling”. And many people have struggled – emotionally and financially. But whatever...

How to regain your focus

When you go through a difficult time, it can be so difficult to maintain, or if you lose it, regain your focus. And it’s definitely right to say that the current circumstances across the whole world are unsettling and challenging indeed. This pandemic has swept like...

5 ways to build resilience

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.Thomas Edison The decision to start a small business represents a decision to take your seat on a roller coaster. And to survive the ride, you need to be build your endurance. To bounce back. To build resilience. Chloe and I...

When you feel like giving up…

Working alone can be lonely. Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and enormous demands on us. Like overcoming fear. Keeping the faith. AND staying positive and productive. It’s a tough gig, and you need some real grit to keep going at times. It’s all...