A PR Email that Irritated Me:  A Tragicomedy in 2 Parts

A PR Email that Irritated Me: A Tragicomedy in 2 Parts

We will resume regular programming in my next post, but I had to write this one because it’s now more than 10 hours after receiving the email and I’m still thinking about it.   I apologise for the clickbait-style title.  I don’t write clickbait content, and...
5 Bad Habits I won’t Adopt in My Business

5 Bad Habits I won’t Adopt in My Business

As a solopreneur working from a home office, it’s very easy to have your work life take over your whole life. I’ve also seen some entrepreneurs post in Facebook groups about the struggle they’re having with work-life balance. I think a large part of...
How to Use your Website as a Business Asset

How to Use your Website as a Business Asset

Having a professionally designed website is so important for businesses, especially small businesses.  I view a website as a business asset.  In this post, I’m sharing 4 reasons why your business can’t afford to go without a website and how to use your website as the...
18 Healthy Habits to Develop in 2018

18 Healthy Habits to Develop in 2018

I’ve noticed that I haven’t been taking good care of myself, haven’t been kind to myself and have generally neglected my mental, physical and spiritual health – especially in the last 6 months of this year.  I did this because I was...
17 Business Lessons I Learned in 2017

17 Business Lessons I Learned in 2017

In this post, I chat about the lessons I learned in 2017.  These are connected to business and entrepreneurship, and I hope they will help you on your journey.   2017 Lessons #1:  Don’t under-value your work This is a trap that all business owners fall into.  We...
How Outsourcing Saved my Business

How Outsourcing Saved my Business

I have long understood on a theoretical level the value of outsourcing.  Until recently, I hadn’t been able to appreciate the practical value for my business. I didn’t want to outsource anything at the start of my business.  This was mostly because I didn’t have...
Business Strategy and Mickey Mouse Plasters

Business Strategy and Mickey Mouse Plasters

Last week, I was chatting to Emma Weise from FreshSage.  We were on a call for a mastermind she put together to create a 1-page business plan (that’s another blog post entirely).  I’m a huge fan of her work, I’m a member of her Facebook group, and it’s because of her...
Productivity & Writing Tools:  My Favourites

Productivity & Writing Tools: My Favourites

I spend my entire day at my desk.  I write, design and generally get through to-do lists, as well as take small bites out of bigger projects that I’m working on.  I also like finding ways that I can increase meaningful productivity during the day.  Productivity...
Tea-Time Talk:  Real-Life Interlude

Tea-Time Talk: Real-Life Interlude

I think it’s time for another Tea-Time Talk and a bit of reflection.  May has been a rough month.  It has been exciting and fun, but busy and tiring too. I’ve had more dance performances scheduled in one month than I’ve had all year.  I’ve attended more...
Why Your Website Needs a Disclaimer

Why Your Website Needs a Disclaimer

By having a website, you’re collecting data on your visitors, whether you actively set out to gather and analyse that data or not.  You’re also entering a relationship with the people who visit your site.  To protect yourself, your website and your content from...
My Rebrand:  A Mini Brand Revamp – Part 2

My Rebrand: A Mini Brand Revamp – Part 2

This is the second post in my series on the revamp of the Fox & Owl Media brand.  The first post can be found here.   The Start of a Brand New Brand Solution Skip back a few months, where I came across a Facebook group that looked interesting.  It was about...
My Rebrand:  A Mini Brand Revamp

My Rebrand: A Mini Brand Revamp

If you’ve taken a close look at my website during the last four weeks, you’ve likely seen a few changes happening.  It’s now become obvious that I have undergone a mini rebrand.  I say “mini”, because I was happy with most of the elements of my brand, but I was...
How I’m Keeping Myself Organised this Year

How I’m Keeping Myself Organised this Year

This is a follow-up to a post I wrote in January which you can read here.  It’s the beginning of April and the end of the first quarter of the year.  I started the year with the intention of keeping myself, my biz and my life more organised than I had been last...
How I’m Getting Organised for 2017

How I’m Getting Organised for 2017

Happy new year, dear biz rockstars!  I hope your plans are ambitious and that you celebrate your progress throughout the year. My year is already off to an exciting start.  I spent time on business development and creative projects over the December break as well as...

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