How to make good choices and decisions might not be something that you have thought about. In fact if you can learn how to make good ones it can be a short cut to your life and career goals. There are easy steps that you need to take and a list of questions to ask yourself that I share here. It doesn’t have to be complicated, but it is good to make, well..good choices!
How to start an Ecommerce business
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.
How to start a blog
How to start a blog might be something that you have been thinking of doing, but don’t know how to start. It is easy to run away with the passion without thinking about why you really want to do it. I share ways to get started, the real questions that you should be asking before you start, and how you can make it a suceess from the start.
What to do when cashflow is tight
Cashflow might be tight right now, but there are things that you can do right now to help. Some of the tips are simple, and others require you to dig deep and work out what you really want from the future. Yes the future is unknown for the moment, but it might be a better version of what you thought was possible. Taking the first step is the way forwards. This episode helps you to work out what to do right now and how mindset is going to get you through to the other side.
How to find your niche as a shortcut to success
How to become a freelance journalist
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.
How to freelance as a mother with Helen Simmons
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.
How to make products with purpose
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.
How to deal with gender bias
At some point in your career you might come up against gender bias. I know that I have many times and not always from men! When the sisterhood doesn’t have your back it can be hard to deal with, but there are simple solutions that you can use straight away. This was one of my favourite interviews guests on the podcast. Lawyer and gender bias expert Andie Kramer shared so many great tips that you can use to help your career, and create the workplace you have dreamed of.
How to build resilience and grit
When we think about resilience and grit we forget that it can impact not only our work life but home as well. I had the pleasure of chatting to organisational psychologist Gemma Leigh Roberts about why we have been building resilience and grit the wrong way. You can find out how it help you reach success and what you can do right now.