Top tips for using video - IGTV and video conferencing
These unprecedented times are forcing many of us business owners out of our comfort zones and catapulting us well and truly into our learning zones! Video, whether for marketing purposes or team communication, has been on the rise for a while, but right now it’s more important than ever.
Brand photo-shoot: we are radikl
“Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” – unknown
I’m super excited to share some of my favourite, favourite photos from my latest shoot with the amazing Sarah and Claire of ‘we are radikl’. Those sticky summer days seem a long time…
5 top tips to help you stay grounded
The world feels pretty overwhelming right now and with so much uncertainty it can be hard to think straight. But maintaining a sense of ‘normality’ can be really helpful in terms of your mindset, your resilience and your productivity. When we connect with normality, things feel a little bit easier…
2019 - how to reflect on and be inspired by this year ready for 2020!
And so 2019 almost draws to a close…
As we switch on our out of office replies, and switch off our laptops for a well-earned break, I’m taking some time to reflect on the year just gone, to have more clarity around my achievements, my successes, my ‘things-I-could-have-done-better’ and much,…
My 5 favourite books of 2019
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket
One of my goals for 2019 was to read more, and I’m pleased to say I’ve actually achieved it! More travelling with work this year has meant more time to catch up with reading as the…
Brand values - what they are, why they’re important and how you can identify yours
“If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” - Howard Schultz
Behind the scenes I’m currently working on my own rebrand. Trying to balance working ON my business as well as IN my business is an ongoing process but I’m excited to…
Brand photo-shoot: Resilient You
“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” - Brené Brown
Meet Cheryl - founder and certified life coach at ‘Resilient You’. Remember that bonkers week of plus 30° heat earlier this summer? Cheryl and I were shooting that week (oh…
Three top tips for taking your own summer branding photos!
With summer holidays just around the corner, now is a great time to start thinking about social media content and the photos you can take on your travels (especially if your brand has a summery style and personality). It’s time to make the most of long days, good light, all…
10 Things I’m Loving Right Now: June 2019
It’s been a while since I shared some of the things that are currently inspiring me. Whether it’s people, books, music, TED talks, it’s all here! I hope some of them inspire you too.
1. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Mary Portas in conversation as part…
Let’s talk about: COMPETITION
“But what if you’re just inspiring and priming the next generation of competitors?” she asked, after I told her about my part time lecturing position.
It’s a valid point. It’s all too easy when you’ve worked hard for success to want to sit on top of your cloud like a…