Leaning how to cope with anxiety can help you to get back on track to achieve your big dreams and goals. It is a natural response to stress or trauma and by talking about my own stories around anxiety I hope to encourage more people to talk about it. I have found ways of dealing with the anxiety and tools that I share with you on this edition of the podcast.
Knowing what your value is and how to make the most of it can be life changing. It can help you navigate your career, ask for a raise, build solid friendships and get rid of toxic relationships. It isn’t something that we actively do unless we sit down and really think about it. Your value is uniquely yours and that is what is so wonderful about it. Download this episode to hear all the tips and how you can make it work for you.
As a creative you might be wondering how to make sales of your work. Setting up an ecommerce business can really help. There are ways to do it without costing much at all. And if you need to raise funds to get started I share links to where you can grab funding to get your idea off the ground. Finding press and customers is something to think about as well, and my guest Lee Foster-Wilson from Bonbi Forest shares some great ways to make it work for you.
Learning how to find new clients and customers if the life blood of your career or business. When we are creating we often neglect this part of our business. It doesn’t have to be complicated to find new clients. These 5 ways are easy to do and don’t cost a cent. They are things that you can start right now to see results.
Digital nomads are people who have chosen a life that goes beyond the traditional office for a location where they feel free. While it may sound like being on a perpetual holiday, it’s actually the ideal setup once you strike a good work-life balance when working remotely. And all you usually need is a trusty laptop and good Wi-Fi.
You might wonder how you can become a freelance journalist. Or else you would love to know what magazines are looking for so that you can get more press for your work. I chatted to freelance journalist and author Alya Mooro about how she made it work for her. I also share my own photojournalism story and how I got work with top magazines like The Sunday Times. It doesn’t have to be hard, and these tips we share you can action straight away without spending any money.
You might be wondering how to freelance as a mother. Freelancing and motherhood can go hand in hand. There are ways of accessing support before the child arrives and afterwards. Sometimes we need to make ourselves vulnerable to get the advice that we need. I had the privilege of chatting to film producer and writer Helen Simmons about juggling motherhood and freelancing. She shared some great advice and tips for all types of creatives. I also share my own personal story of motherhood on set, and how I have managed by career while bringing up my son.
Knowing how to say no and in the right way can actually help your career rather than harm it. We can worry that we will never work again, or that those opportunities will disappear, when in fact it can help us get what we really want. In this podcast and show notes I explain how you can make it work for you and the steps you need to take to say no the right way.
When you are trying to get a side hustle off the ground or build business around childcare you really can do it with 20 minutes a day. Podcast guest Janet Kafadar shares ways that you can bring in clients and income with only 20 minutes a day. There are also a bundle of goodies that you can get for free at the end of the podcast.
Making a business with purpose can help you to create true fans as customers. It has been shown that brands with purpose do better, plus the person running the company drives it forwards with their passion. Lyndsay founder of Baxley Goods talks honestly about the journey that she has been on to set up a bag company when she knew nothing about textiles or manufacturing. She couldn’t find a bag that she loved herself and was horrified at the environmental impact textiles were having on the world. She shares ways that you can start your own business when you might not have all of the answers right now.