Work Differently

New Year, New Start… How many times have you read that this week? We all have those thoughts, that we could be working better, smarter and especially for the sole traders, we know we’re likely doing too much. How often do you get to the end of the day and...

What Makes You Special?

It’s an interesting question and one which I was asked recently. How do you answer? In Britain we’re very much taught not to be a bragger or to “blow our own trumpets”, so it’s ingrained in us from an early age not to think of ourselves...

A little Rant

I have tried very hard over the last few weeks not to become engaged in the political rants however I’m bloody tired of seeing people’s opinions forced upon me. Right now I don’t believe we have anyone capable of being the leader this country needs....

Do You Really Want Me?

On Friday morning I was “treated” to a sales call.  Now I was expecting the call having enquired about their services.  It was a well know business growth company that had been recommended.  I should state that I wasn’t overly impressed with their...

You’re In The Wrong Place

So yesterday morning I happened upon Radio 2 and caught the end of Jeremy Vine disparaging LinkedIn.  Firstly I was surprised that they were talking about social media and secondly that the overall opinion seemed to be that LinkedIn no longer had value.. Which then...

The Write People

As you may know, last week I attended the London Book Fair.  To be honest I had a fair amount of trepidation on the days running up to it, for a sole proprietor that was a lot of expense, time and energy – so was it worth it? I can honestly say that it was. I...