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I know it's still August as I write this (just about) but there is a definite sense of Autumn being imminent in our house. Not only is there that chill in the air in the mornings that signals September is around the corner, but there are new school...

This is part 2 in my series of blog posts on the top 3  mistakes when starting a business. If you missed part 1, you can catch up here Creating a JOB not a business I completely understand how this happens. You decided to start your business. You picked something you...

This is part one of three blog posts looking at the top 3 mistakes people make when setting up a business. I'm talking about Solopreneurs primarily here, and specifically those who choose to set up a business to get the lifestyle they crave, such as having more...

The upside of all the technology we have is that there is so much information at our fingertips on any subject. The downside of all the technology we have is that there is so much information at our fingertips on any subject. Whether it's booking a holiday, buying a...

So every week there seems to be some new survey suggesting that it's better for children if: Mum stays at home to look after them full time Mum works outside of the home full time Mum works outside of the home part time Mum works at home (part time...

Are you feeling like a juggler at the moment? I certainly feel like I'm part of a circus most days! It can seem a great idea in the beginning - I'll set up my own business so that I can work from home and be there...

Or the 'numbers stuff' as I like to call it. Depending on your background, the 'numbers stuff' can be an intimidating area if you are new to business or even if you've been running your business a while. It can seem like a dark science that you need to...

Are you doing face to face networking? I know that as a busy business owner it can be hard to get to networking events. Using social media to network can be great as you can fit it around your other commitments and do it as and when. However, if...

So, I'm definitely a 'to-do' list kind of girl. I love being organised and have tried many new shiny things over the years that promise to make organising my life, work and everything in between, easier and slicker. But I always come back to the old-fashioned pen...