Are You Ready To Start Your Own Podcast?

My own podcasting journey started in 2015. I was thinking about finally quitting my job to fully commit to starting my own business. There was no one in my real life who had taken the leap into becoming an entrepreneur and I was looking for inspiration and proof that it was possible! I came across a few podcast shows and immediately fell in love with the medium.

Read More
The 7 Reasons That Podcasting is Great for Your Business

I’ve been podcasting now since January 2018 and I love it. My show is listened to in 49 different countries now and that fact alone blows my mind! To know that there are people listening to my show in India, Brazil, China, the US and many others is crazy!

In this post we’re going to have a deep dive into the reasons why podcasting is great for your business.

So, I’ve got 7 reasons to walk you through and hopefully by the end of this episode, if your were thinking about podcasting and were on the fence about it, I’ll have inspired you to start your own show!

Read More
Make More Sales as an Entrepreneur Over Black Friday Weekend

This year Black Friday is on 23rd November. A whopping £1.4bn was spent on online sales in the UK on Black Friday - up 11.7% on last year, according to online retailers trade body IMRG. American shoppers spent a record $5 billion in 24 hours. A 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with the year before according to data from Adobe Digital Insights.

For online business owners in particular Black Friday is a huge deal! So, how can you make sure you maximise the weekend and boost your sales?

Read More
She Made it Happen! Interview with Keri Hartwright from Safety First

I worked as a school nurse for 10 years and when I went on maternity leave to have my daughter my world changed infinitely in that year and I separated from her dad, my husband.

My mum was very sick at the time, I had in effect lost the person who had raised me while still having her here. I learnt that my life was not as it appeared when I got married less than 2 years previously and I did not know my husband.

I also faced possible homelessness as we were in the process of buying a house which we could suddenly not afford. Had it not been for my amazing rock, my dad, my life would be very different.

Read More
What can you learn from me climbing a hill at Bootcamp?: 3 strategies to get ahead as a new entrepreneur.

That’s me in the picture. I'm near the front there with the pale blue vest top on, crawling up that hill at a snail's pace.

Why? It was a bootcamp run by two ex-marines! It was truly hardcore!

This is what it can feel like sometimes when you're starting a business when you don't get the help and support you need.

Read More
Is Self Doubt Holding You Back?

Perhaps you’ve stayed in a job you hate for too long because you’re scared about if you’ll get another job.

By making decisions from a place of fear and lack, we learn to doubt ourselves.

Remember that there's been countless decisions you've made in your life that have been great decisions for you but it’s human nature that you’ve focused on those couple of occasions you’ve not made the right decision.

Read More
4 Tips for the Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur (and those with 'shiny object' syndrome!)

It’s ok to be multi-passionate! If you find yourself flitting from one thing to another it doesn’t mean you lack focus or that you’re flaky despite what people around you might be saying to you.

The key is not to let your interest in so many business ideas or careers hold you back from taking action towards your dream business or career.

So, with that in mind, here are my tips for multi-passionate entrepreneurs...

Read More