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More About Me?! Yowch!

So the business world has changed a LOT since the 2000’s. Back then, the big honchos ruled the world and “the people” had to click on the complaints button – a lot. Fast forward about 10 years and the big honchos came down to the peoples’ level in terms of easy...

Shhh… Women’s Achievements On The Loose!

I’ve been thinking a lot about why women might get stuck when it comes to writing about themselves, their business or their achievements. Perhaps we get stuck because we were, essentially, taught not to boast or speak too highly of ourselves? Or perhaps it is because...

Go On, Tell Your Story

One of the aspects of writing about our business is that it invariably involves some telling of who we are, as people. But where on earth to start? It can be so difficult to work out just what parts of oneself are to be shared in our business copy and what should be...

How to Get Started as a Writer

Have you ever wondered if you could work flexible hours from home? I was recently asked how one can become a freelance writer and earn an income from it. They thought I would be the best person to ask because (quoting them), I'm already a writer.   It feels...

Being Woman: Love, LinkedIn and Life

It’s 3 minutes till 6:00pm on a Monday evening and I am waiting for my daughter to finish her Gymnastics class. While she has been busy swinging from the bars and walking the beams ever so elegantly, I have been boggling my brains with a hundred emails in this block...

Being Woman: Easing Up on Ourselves

It was International Women’s Day in March and I swear I had never heard so much about International Women’s day as I did this year. Part of me was rolling my eyes and thinking, ‘Here we go – Halloween, Easter and now Women’s Day.’ Don’t mind me, I’m a bit cynical...

It’s All About Writing & Blooming!

I've been wondering, for a long time now, how to combine the two great loves of my life in order to make my vacation my vocation: Writing and Supporting People. These two seemed so far apart but I knew that there had to be a connection somewhere. So I started out with...

Lay Back, Relax: Time is What It Is

I was lost in my thoughts, completing some repetitive data entry. I tend to do this when I am completing that kind of work – I find it quite calming and centering actually. I might be doing data entry as mentioned, or washing the dishes (yes, by  hand) or sweeping the...

I am Colourful, You Are Colourful

This week I was challenged in life and not because there was too much to do. Nor too many places to see. Nor too many adventures to complete. But simply that there were too many aspects of….. well, Me. Do you feel that way? Do you feel that there are many facets of...

6 Tips on Writing that Blog Entry Already!!!

I know what it's like to have a bazillion things going on at once and holding onto the best of all intentions to write that blog. Your head is racing with amazing ideas but they come at the crack of dawn when you're rolling over to pull the blankets up a little more...

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