How Donald Trump helped me write my book in 7 days

How Donald Trump helped me write my book in 7 days

Reading Time: 9 minutesOr, how threats can help you get started I’ll be honest: I feel a bit dirty having the words ‘Donald Trump’ in my headline. And yes, I’ll admit it has a little bit of a click bait style to it. But I’m doing it for a reason, which will become...
Client relationships: too close for comfort?

Client relationships: too close for comfort?

Reading Time: 2 minutesA certain level of intimacy with clients can be a good thing. It builds trust, and that – along with the quality of work – is often what makes them return. But if you are going to become chums with clients, you need to know your boundaries. Here...
How to be the Madonna of the website world

How to be the Madonna of the website world

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith the advent of Content Management Systems like Joomla! and WordPress, updating your website can be as easy as buying a brand-new wardrobe. Even so, some still prefer to stick to the web equivalent of their fashion comfort zone. So in terms...
The six-step business detox

The six-step business detox

Reading Time: 4 minutesNext week I’m trying something new: a Business Detox. I’m shutting my doors, turning off my phone and switching on my out-of-office message. Why? Well, I’ve been flying solo now for about three years and feel it’s time to give my business some...
A day in the life of working me

A day in the life of working me

Reading Time: 6 minutesMy productivity highs and woes When I chat with business colleagues, or am interviewed for podcasts, these are the phrases I hear the most: “I don’t know how you do it!” “How do you get it all done?” “What’s your productivity secret?” And I get...