Sometimes, having a (shortlived) pang bit of self-doubt is a healthy and important thing. It means that don’t believe you know it all. It means that you are open to learning new and improved ways of doing things that will see you grow personally, and professionally. And it means that people might be more inclined to want to sit next to you at the office Christmas party this year, because no one likes a know-it-all Nellie.Read More
Short of being a slap on the wrist, I’m sliding a challenge across the table this week, for you to accept and conquer. Don't worry, it won't require anything more of you than saying two words. Let me explain:Read More
The person I am in my personal life, is the person I am in my business life. I will not sugar-coat things to get a sale, I will always be honest with my clients about exactly what they can expect from me, and what I can do for them. And I will always be having fun while doing it.Read More
Launching a new business is a daunting task. From the outset, I worried about the very real possibility that NO client would be interested in knocking on this freshly painted door.
“Too inexperienced.” they’d say.
“Where's her overflowing cabinet of awards and trophies?"
“Phhhht! Not even 200 fans on Facebook?”
This last point will often come barrelling in at top speed and full volume, swiftly sitting your pyjama-clad ass down at your kitchen bench/ make-shift office desk like nobody’s business.Read More
Three philosophies I swear by to build a successful business are:
1. Invest in building meaningful business relationships.
2. Maintain a passion for ‘my why’ and knowing the value of my work.
3. Have unwavering self-belief in myself and in my work.Read More