I’ve been talking about time and time management with a number of people over the past few days. Namely, they feel bad about their own time management or they feel bad that they don’t want to work as many hours as some business coaches say they need to.
Mental health is something we all need to get comfortable talking about. We all have it, all the time, just at some points our mental health is not quite as we’d like.
Add to this being freelance, often working alone, and responsible for every aspect of your business. Mental health can sometimes suffer.
So I asked the fabulous ladies in the Blue Stockings Society to offer their advice for overcoming mental health problems when you’re freelance.
There comes a time when we can all get a little comfortable in our business. Things are OK. Money is coming in, you are selling your products and services, it all seems to be going well. But perhaps you have a nagging feeling that there could be more. Maybe you’re looking towards a future version of yourself, but you’re not quite sure how to get there.
Twitter is indeed a noisy place. There’s lots of people talking in 140 characters, sharing news, articles they’ve found, selling their products, talking about celebrities and the odd cat picture.
So how do you as a small business owner get heard above all the noise and get your content seen and shared by your ideal customers and the press?
People buy from people, but it can be hard to develop your brand and create a unique personality on line.
Whether you’re new to business, refreshing or re-branding these tips should help you on your way to develop your digital story, create your unique brand and give your business the personality and the edge it needs to get more customers.
I made a shock announcement on Tuesday – I said goodbye to the network I had been running for the past 3 years and 2 months.
If you don’t know what First Tuesday is I’ll give you a little run down, and after I’ll explain why in business it is sometimes important to let one door close, knowing that another will open.
We can be so busy running our businesses, that we can sometimes run adrift from the reasons we set them up in the first place.
Can you remember what those reasons were, have they changed, have you changed?
Every so often it’s worth reconnecting with your business. Asking yourself; what did you start it for? And where are you going now?