Feeling Unmotivated? How To Fall Back In Love With Your Career
There is a difference between a ‘job’ and a ‘career’. A job tends to mean something that just needs to be done, whereas the word ‘career’ has a wider meaning of a ‘general course of action or movement and progress through life.’ As such, it is not a finite thing, but something which evolves, and […]
Affordable Fun Easter Activities For Families
How did Easter come around so quickly? If you are still reeling from Christmas, don’t worry. Here a few top tips on how to keep your kids engaged and occupied over the Easter break – and it doesn’t all involve chocolate – just some of it! Affordable Easter Activities For Your Kids Have An Outdoors […]
How To Retain Focus And Get The Most Out Of Your Day
How are you at focusing? I definitely have had my challenges with focus; too many distractions, too many things on my to-do list. Sometimes I can sabotage myself just by saying on repeat ‘I have too much to do’, rather than actually doing it! (Is that only me?). But in reality, productivity doesn’t happen by […]
Xero: Online Accounting Software That Can Change Your Life
I remember when a friend told me to switch my phone from Nokia to an iPhone with the phrase “this will change your life”. It did – and the same thing happened when I started using Xero. Xero is accounting software that is currently leading the field for small business bookkeeping. Sure, it may not […]
The art of writing a *good* list
Every feel like your brain is ready to burst with tasks begging to get done? You’re not alone. There’s plenty of evidence to show that anxiety rises with your number of outstanding tasks. A study by professors Baumeister and Masicampo from Wake Forest University showed that our brains focus on outstanding tasks, causing levels of […]
How does high inflation affect my small business?
Anyone who’s listened to the news, or been to a supermarket, will be aware of the steady upward creep of prices (i.e. inflation).
As a small business owner, you might be wondering why you need to care about high inflation and what it means for your small business?
What does it mean to find your ‘why’
‘Finding your why’ is a hot topic, especially when starting a business. But what does it mean and why are we all talking about it? Great question! What happened to good old fashioned business that runs a healthy profit? Why are we obsessed with ‘why’. And here lies the key in finding your own why. Understanding […]
How to find your why
Does your heart sink when you’re asked (again) to ‘find your why’. What does it mean, where do you start? Here are my top tips how to find your why? 1) What sets you on fire. Makes you happy to get out of bed in the morning. It’s usually why you’ve started your small business. […]
It’s our birthday – here’s what I’ve learnt
It’s our birthday! Or it was, in January. But’s that small business for you – blink and 6 weeks have passed. I’ve certainly learnt a few things over the last 2 years, it’s been a ride! Here are a handful of tips and small business ideas that I’ll use to help me organise my business […]