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2 years on: Celebrating my business birthday

2 years on: Celebrating my business birthday

Today has been a huge day for me, with many firsts (release of my first course, and my first newsletter sent out for a start – sign up here), but by far the biggest celebration for me is my baby turning two. And yes, I mean my business baby. Not the bunnies. And...
From visibility to overwhelm and back again

From visibility to overwhelm and back again

A few weeks ago I wrote about visibility and how it leads to great things. And then I went AWOL. For weeks. Ooh, the irony. What a hippo-crito. ūü¶õ   Anyhoo‚Ķ In my bouncy excitement, work was flooding in and I took on too much. I was invincible. And others were...
Being visible, breaking down barriers and building a tribe.

Being visible, breaking down barriers and building a tribe.

If there is one positive thing I can say for 2020 so far it is that being visible has worked. Not just for getting business in, but for increasing mentality towards my business, myself, and opportunities. Plus, as a result of my efforts at visibility, I have seen a...
My epic week of wins¬†and a reflection on how it’s happened

My epic week of wins¬†and a reflection on how it’s happened

Freelancer. Self-employed. Contractor. Entrepreneur. All these roles come with a whirlwind of emotions, high and low. Time of tumbleweed followed by avalanches of work. Tear inducing trauma and brilliant big wins.  It is certainly life-changing. And takes some getting...
A quick guide to user personas in online learning

A quick guide to user personas in online learning

Earlier in the week, I was involved in a conversation about user personas and whether they are applicable in online learning. Having seen how effective they are in UX design, I have long thought that they had a place in e-learning. It is so important to understand...
#Dinoblog 1: There’s a dinosaur at my desk!

#Dinoblog 1: There’s a dinosaur at my desk!

What if dinosaurs were in business? Last week I attended a blog writing course with the inimitable Jo Watson of agoodwriteup. At the end I was presented with a dinosaur and asked to write a blog using the techniques she had presented in which I linked dinosaurs back...