Are you present in your business?
“Wherever you are, you are here” – ‘You Are Here’, John Lennon
‘You Are Here’ was a love song written for Yoko Ono which appeared on John Lennon’s 1973 album, ‘Mind Games’. Its title was taken from an art exhibition he had held at the Robert Fraser Gallery in London…
Looking back on 2018 - how and why I’m reviewing my year
Happy Winter Solstice!
2018 has been an incredible year of growth and personal development. But sometimes we get so caught up in the next goal, the next big job, that next milestone, that we can feel like we’re not really progressing. Sometimes it’s only when you stop and look back…
10 Things I’m Loving Right Now
Recently on Instagram I’ve started a monthly ‘5 things I’m loving right now’ post, but I thought over here on my blog I’d do an extended ‘10 things I’m loving right now’, you lucky lot! Think of this is the director’s cut!
So, here are 10 things that might be…
5 ways personal branding photography can boost your business
A personal brand is exactly that, personal, which means YOU have to be in there! Having authentic images that are completely unique to you and tell your story, showing your clients who you are, who you work with and what it is that you do, creates a personal connection, makes…
What advice would you give your younger self?
This July means it’s five years ago since I graduated [insert huge gasp of shock here].
There were times at university when I seriously questioned whether I was good enough and whether I was really cut out for this. I didn’t want to move away from home and I was…
How to use images more effectively on your website
You’ve heard all about the need to have photographs on your website, right? But having knockout photographs is only half the story. When you pair these photos with a real strategy, that’s when the magic happens. It’s no secret that using photographs well on a website is great for your…
Top tips for better health and wellbeing for business owners
Tomorrow is World Health Day. Whilst I’m super active on photo-shoots running about and finding all the angles (you’re not taking a good photo unless you’re in the stupidest most contorted position possible, trust me!), there are plenty of days spent in front of a computer processing photographs and also…
Camera shy? What to do
Hands up who likes having their photo taken?
It’s something I often ask when I’m speaking publicly about my work. For a couple, their hands are straight up, no fear. For some, they nervously look around before inching their hand up slowly. Others just laugh, but for most, there’s a…
Where does the personal end and the brand begin?
So, one question that seems to come up a lot with personal branding and social media is, “Where does the personal end and the brand begin?”
The truth is that you are your brand. You are your own USP. Sure, there are plenty of people doing the
same ‘thing’ as…
Barnum Humbug: life and business lessons from The Greatest Showman
© 20th Century Fox
Last week I treated myself to a little self-care time by going to see ‘The Greatest Showman’ at the cinema. What a wonderful piece of film - I’m STILL buzzing from it.
Inspired by the rise and fall and rise again of the controversial circus impresario…