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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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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Remember, this is supposed to be fun!

After a disastrous Bank Holiday weekend with the kids I turned to some great advice from the Happier podcast in Episode 168: Remember, this is supposed to be fun! In this episode Gretchen and Liz talk about not letting your expectations, goals and plans get in the way of going with the flow. I tried this…

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Starting a Happiness Project.

Karen Andrews

How many times each week are we asked how we are? And how many times do we reply with the same stock response without a second thought? In my case it was always that word, fine. Never great. Never brilliant. Never awful either mind. But always … fine. I just assume people don’t really want…

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