Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips

This is a bit of a recycle of a post on my personal blog, but it still resonates with people who perhaps have their own business. Self care is important; you can’t pour from an empty cup, as they say. Now I’m as rubbish as anyone for making time to look after...
Sleep – are you getting any?

Sleep – are you getting any?

There’s always a balancing act happening in life and business… and one of those balances is how much sleep we’re getting. We all know the benefits of getting enough shut eye; it improves focus and our mood – not enough sleep can impact our...
Networking Hints and Tips

Networking Hints and Tips

Tips for networking Now, I’m by no means an expert at networking but I have picked up a few tips over the years. It can be daunting to start networking for the first time; I know some seasoned professionals who still feel a flutter of nerves before walking into...
Networking in Cumbria

Networking in Cumbria

Networking in Cumbria As 2018 fast approaches you may be turning your attention to plans for the New Year; I thought it would be helpful to list a few business networking groups which are especially useful for making contacts in Cumbria. Carlisle Ambassadors –...
Your Brand – the early years

Your Brand – the early years

Your brand – the early years I hate to be the one to tell you this but you aren’t Coca Cola. You aren’t Mercedes or Microsoft either. You never will be. And that’s ok. You’ll always be you – that’s just what we’re after. Even when you float your business...
Design Tips for Non-Designers #2

Design Tips for Non-Designers #2

TIME FOR A RE-BRAND? Here I'll outline some telling signs that you may need to think about refreshing your brand... They say “don’t judge a book by its cover”, yet we continually find ourselves judging everything around us. Whether it be the...