Join me as a ramble on about a handful of things making me feel extra excited at the moment. We’re talking planning for 2019, we’re talking group experiences, we’re talking LEAVING THE HOUSE and we’re talking crazy content challenges. Enjoy.

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The takeaways:

  • Planning as a group is an amazing way to amp up your enthusiasm. It gets your juices flowing,

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I love Instagram, I really do. And that means I spend an awful lot of time scrolling and reading and engaging with the things that people post…

But I’ve noticed a couple of trends recently, trends that I would like to put a stop to:

  1. People posting meaningless nonsense just so they can believe they’re showing up consistently, as per all the top marketing guru advice.
  2. People wanting to build an Instagram presence but in reality,

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In this episode, I’m sharing my thoughts on affiliate marketing, how to find the slight edge in your business, the details of my new and exciting book club AND the importance of actually taking a break every now and again.

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The do’s and don’ts of affiliate marketing:

  • If you throw nonsense at your people without much discernment, they’ll stop trusting your word… and then where will you be?

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One of my very favourite things to do (in both business and life) is to keep learning, keep growing, keep developing.

Learning new lessons and implementing new tactics is almost a hobby of mine. It keeps things fun and fresh. Sometimes these new ideas might flop, but sometimes they FLY. That’s just part of the entrepreneurial rollercoaster.

In my mission to peel back the curtain and show what it really looks like to build a biz your way,

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One of my very, very favourite things about running my own business is that my future is in my hands.

That means that what I do, what I learn and what I become is all down to me.

For anyone who started out in the corporate world, I’m sure you can remember the days where you had to jump through all kinds of flaming hoops to develop in any way.

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In this episode of Your Biz, Your Rules, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview my first client EVER – cashew butter craving, flat white fanatic… Jo Gifford.

*If you’re looking for a more sensible introduction she is also a big-time pioneer of creative thinking in business, a content marketing extraordinaire and a magical mentor to a whole range of international entrepreneurs.

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The key takeaways:

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In this episode of Your Biz, Your Rules, I thought I’d delve into the much discussed “word of the year” concept that always seems to be bouncing around the interwebz at this time of year.

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The key takeaways:

💛 The “word of the year” is a concept (dreamed up by Christine Kane) which involves setting a one-word intention for the year. However, I tend to use this words as prompts to check in with myself,

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In this episode of Your Biz, Your Rules, I’m addressing the topic on EVERYBODY’S minds at this time of year… goal-setting.

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The key takeaways:

💛 There seem to be two main camps in the goal-setting debate – those who believe that because the clock has struck midnight all change is possible, and those who believe that boycotting all goals and resolutions is some sort of badge of honour. (I’m neither)

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If there’s one thing I believe passionately, from an online business perspective, it’s that no single person has all the answers. Not me. Not you. We all have gaps to fill.

Researching particular topics is obviously one way to fill those gaps – which is fine if you have a specific issue to deal with.

Another way is to surround yourself with other digital entrepreneurs; people who excel in areas you’re not so great at,

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“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
― Stephen King

There’s this well-exercised piece of writing mythology that the best writers are the best readers – that without a love (or at least an appreciation) of other people’s writing, you’ll never be good at your own.

There has to be some validity to that, right? Because how else would you learn to write other than by studying writers who already do?

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