6 Tips For Setting Boundaries At Work When You’re a Business Owner

Creative Mindset

.An unexpected challenge of running your own business is that it feel like you are NEVER on holiday. One of the most common frustrations I hear from fellow freelancers or business owners is that setting boundaries at work is hard! There is no-one else who will answer the emails, fulfil the orders, deal with client…

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5 Awesome Podcasts For Creative Business Owners

Creative Community

Finding podcasts for creative business owners is my favourite past-time at the moment. All creatives have those days when we’re just not feeling ‘it’. The inspiration has left the room. Despite carefully planning our time and having the best of intentions, we find ourselves staring out of the window. Willing that inspiration to pour out…

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4 Ways to Gently Boost Your Productivity

Productivity has always been a passion of mine. I took great pride in my reputation at work for being hyper-organised. I had mindmaps, notation systems, colour-coding, electronic reminders, Trello boards, Outlook flags, post-its, moleskine journals, washi tapes … the whole shebang. And for a long time it worked beautifully. Until it didn’t any more. There…

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5 Simple Steps to Less Paper Clutter

In my previous post, Conquer the Clutter, I set myself a 4 week challenge to declutter my home before the start of the school holidays. Week 1’s challenge was tackling the paper mountain of bills, school notices, kids’ artwork and the myriad of other paperwork that seems to accumulate in every corner of the house.…

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Learning to let go of other people’s idea of perfection

Summer is the time when our thoughts turns to holidays. But what if someone’s holiday is coming to visit you? How can we be good hosts, without losing our minds under the pressure of providing their perfect break? We have a lot of family coming to stay at our house during the year. An inevitable…

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