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5 ways to reignite your creativity when you’re stuck at home

5 ways to reignite your creativity when you’re stuck at home

It’s been six weeks now since the UK has been in lockdown and we’ve all been stuck at home. It’s a very unsettling time, whatever your situation, and I know many people have spoken of even simple jobs taking much longer to do. I have 

Checking in on Q1: My 2020 quarterly review

Checking in on Q1: My 2020 quarterly review

At the start of the year, I set some Q1 intentions, loosely based around my word for the year: space. Turns out, I’m incredibly glad I didn’t have any super specific goals. This end of this first quarter has been pretty… different, to say the 

5 tips for being more productive

5 tips for being more productive

It turns out that I am a pretty ambitious person, who happens to exist in an extremely lazy person’s body.   I try to be as efficient as possible because being more productive some of the time means I can do less the rest of 

Taking the pressure off a product launch

Taking the pressure off a product launch

Last week, I finished off a new product and put it out into the world. It’s a workbook that takes you step-by-step through the 7 stages of creating a plan for your social media, blog, newsletter, podcast… wherever you put content out into the online 

Making space for yourself in the new year

Making space for yourself in the new year

Do you pick a word for the year? Last year, I picked brave, and it helped me to make some really big changes in my work and in my life. If you’re a subscriber to my newsletter, you’ll have read all about my 2019 goals 

Hype yourself! Q&A with PR expert Lucy Werner

Hype yourself! Q&A with PR expert Lucy Werner

If you haven’t come across Lucy Werner’s Instagram feed yet, you should take a look. Full of bright, fun images and practical publicity tips for anyone who wants to get more traction for their business, her feed is an absolute delight. And she does it 

3 tips for  self-promotion (when you hate promoting yourself)

3 tips for self-promotion (when you hate promoting yourself)

So, in my last newsletter, I talked about how I had embraced self-promotion and had been ‘selling’ every day in order to promote my free Facebook group, something (maybe not that unexpected) happened. I totally lost the ability to promote myself. The group was launched, 

Am I an expert? Are you? Tackling imposter syndrome.

Am I an expert? Are you? Tackling imposter syndrome.

Not too long ago, Charlotte Duckworth, an author who I have worked with in the past asked if she could ask me some questions to share on her blog. She had loads of questions about the in-house book marketing world, and thought other authors would 

How to get out of your comfort zone

How to get out of your comfort zone

Did you know that ‘work for myself’ has been on my list of goals since about 2014? In fact, in January 2014, I wrote in my journal that by December 2014 “I want to have a clear plan in place for working for myself”. Do 

Pivot! Announcing something new

Pivot! Announcing something new

Is it possible to say the word ‘PIVOT’ without picturing Ross from Friends holding a sofa? For me, definitely not. But it’s still the word that comes to mind. I’m making some big plans for my business over the next few months, so I hope