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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

I cannot tell you how many times I get myself down or beat myself up after comparing myself to other people! Other business women, other photographers or just other women in general. For some reason we have this natural tendency as women (or just human beings) to be continually measuring ourselves against the other people
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A Head for Hats – My Business Journey

Just in time for the Cheltenham Festival and Ladies Day at the races this week, we heard a fascinating talk at our Connect Business Lunch, all about hats! Tricia Designs is a new and exciting designer specialising in bespoke fascinators, hats and other accessories to suit your needs and occasions. This month, she had us all joining in
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Make the most out of your time!

If we are anything alike, I would say time management could be one of our biggest issues! As a creative, I don’t naturally want to stick to time limits, I just want to enjoy the process and be a bit of a perfectionist. But is that good for my business? Probably not! Now please don’t
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How focusing on finance will slow business growth to a snail’s pace

How focusing on finance will slow business growth to a snail’s pace

The world has changed. I’m not sure when it happened but employees are no longer prepared to work as hard simply to pay the bills and watch others make their fortune. What’s more, if you run your own company and you are honest, I suspect that money alone just does not inspire you fully either.
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Work With Your Natural Rhythms

Something I have been working on and trying to pay more attention to lately is my natural rhythms and my natural flow! Do you ever feel like you are wading through mud or struggling more than is reasonable to get a task done? Or finding yourself continually procrastinating? I am very often telling myself off
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Laura Tenison, JoJo Maman Bébé Interview

Laura Tenison, JoJo Maman Bébé Interview

Lorah-Kelly, Natalie and I had the great privilege of meeting the lovely Laura Tension, founder of JoJo Maman Bébé. We interviewed her on her early days and how she got to be the huge success that she is today for our Women’s Business Magazine.  What she told us was so inspiring that we found it difficult
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Enjoy a Hobby

I have always found this to be a difficult one – I don’t have time for a hobby! But I have been reminded repeatedly over the years by many different business coaches, mentors and close friends that I do need to make time for myself and to enjoy a hobby that has nothing to do with my
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Why finding sales leads is so tough and how to win 10 times more

Why finding sales leads is so tough and how to win 10 times more

This January, a colleague of mine ran a client survey to find out what worries businesses the most. The most frequent reply was:“We can’t grow the business until we can scale up our leads.” How true! I see business people busily digging for more leads. Yet, better than ‘some more leads’ would you like to
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Find Your Creative Role Model

Find Your Creative Role Model

This may not be much of a challenge for most of us! I am sure we all know a lot of artsy creative people that we spend time with, but I was really challenged recently to strategically surround myself with the right kind of people. The kind of people who would inspire me, build me
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Find Inspiration in your Creative Business

  This week for me has been a busy one with lots of travelling and being away from my home and my office! My usual daily routine was non existent (hence the late blog post!) and there was a lot that I could not do this week. But despite all this, I have been continually
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