Take away the guilt.

Take away the guilt

Let’s take away the guilt from freelancing. I’m re-posting this image of my morning coffee on a mini break to Cornwall. You might be wondering what this has to do with guilt? When I started my career as a freelancer I was on call 24/7, I would jump if the phone rang and I was Read the full article…

Timelines can help you achieve success

When we are busy focussing on our own career we often forget to look backwards at how far we have come. Timelines can help you achieve success if you use them in the right way. I am writing this article a couple of days after my birthday (yes that’s crazy eyed me on my first Read the full article…

Planning For A Great Year

As we race towards the end of the year, I always think that this is a great time to review what you have achieved so far, and to plan for 2017. Planning for a great year takes structure, and not just the odd to-do-list. This is more about looking at what you want to achieve, Read the full article…

Why you need to build a community of clients.

They are so many benefits to building a community of your clients and customers. When I set up the CWI I wanted to create a place for women to come together, share ideas, help and inspire each other. We have members from over 27 countries that are generous with their advice and support. It is Read the full article…

How do you know if you’re ready?

How do you know if you’re ready- is something we all need to think about. It might be as simple as being ready to leave the house each day, with your keys, handbag and phone. The type of ready that I want you to think about is being ready for your career. When we are Read the full article…

How to tame the social media beast

Social Media

Some times social media can feel like a bit of a beast. It is always nagging you in the background, or stealing all of the time you could be creative instead. We feel like we need to be on every social media platform, chatting to every person, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Read the full article…

How not to feel overwhelmed

At some point in your creative career there will come a moment when you realise that you can’t do it all alone. You feel overwhelmed. You find yourself wearing the hat of book keeper, accountant, social media whizz, the photographer, accountant and office cleaner!-At some point in the mix, you are meant to be creating Read the full article…

Making the best of your time.

Making the best of your time is something that we hear all of, well..the time! We are told that we need to be busy 24/7 to make use of this life. We are told that we have to be working ourselves into the ground to achieve anything. I believe that there is another way. When Read the full article…