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89 - Di Jones - Images and the power of storytelling

89 - Di Jones - Images and the power of storytelling

June 10, 2021

Di Jones has cracked the power of storytelling on LinkedIn with her still and moving images. She is a photographer and  LinkedIn mentor. Listen to her business owner story - full of learning and inner critic bashing positivity.

88 Catherine Gladwyn - Clarity on what you offer for how much

88 Catherine Gladwyn - Clarity on what you offer for how much

May 27, 2021

Best selling author of 'The 20% Rule', Catherine Gladwyn has down-to-earth and empowering perspectives on 'niches' and 'charging' and 'boundaries'! She has overcome health challenges by making her business work for her and helping others to do so too. You will listen, learn and probably laugh during this 'full of tips' episode. 

Ep 87 Susannah Brade-Waring - Understanding your motivation

Ep 87 Susannah Brade-Waring - Understanding your motivation

May 13, 2021

Trusted business advisor Susannah Brade-Waring understands just how complex and crucial being motivated is to us as humans - and us in business. We delve beyond Maslow and climb 9 layers of a motivational pyramid. Are you missing any out to your detriment? Listen and learn.

Ep 86 Kate Chastey - Trust who you are

Ep 86 Kate Chastey - Trust who you are

April 29, 2021

Passionate PA Kate Chastey leads with her heart - and in this episode that come over loud and clear. You will hear how she simply didn't feel employable - and finally followed her heart and instinct to go freelance. You will be reminded of the key ingredient of security and flourishing - trusting in who you are.  An insight into what a very human kind of franchise feels like too,

85 Ben Masters - How to make your writing work

85 Ben Masters - How to make your writing work

April 15, 2021

How to write using a process that leads to your reader being engaged. From a blog or profile to a book - learn from freelance copy and content writer - and teacher -  Ben Masters.  At least two simple but powerful processes shared by Ben - and a load of motivating insights on written content creation.

84 Gill Donnell MBE -  Women - Believe in yourselves!

84 Gill Donnell MBE - Women - Believe in yourselves!

April 1, 2021

Gill Donnell MBE is passionate about women believing in themselves and not playing small. After a 30 year career with the police - very male dominated when she started off - Gill dedicated herself to championing successful women in business. Success meaning different things to us all of course. As Gill says, success is a state of mind. You don't need to be aggressive to be assertive. An episode full of real gritty story and an empowering message delivered in a down to earth way.

Ep 83 Elizabeth McPherson - The Holistic Benefits of a Declutter

Ep 83 Elizabeth McPherson - The Holistic Benefits of a Declutter

March 18, 2021

Professional declutterer Elizabeth McPherson shares the psychological benefits of decluttering for personal and business growth - real tips. It isn't just about bagging old stuff up and taking it to the tip! The action of decluttering needs preparation - and that includes the psychological. There is a holistic benefit in the act of preparing and doing.  It is certainly more than tidy wardrobes and desks - it is a state of mind and a journey. It is about baggage - the mind baggage. It is about evolving. It's about checking in on our values and purpose. 

82 Syma Brown - Life Work Balance and How to Delegate

82 Syma Brown - Life Work Balance and How to Delegate

March 4, 2021

You have considered delegating and heard the term ‘Virtual Assistant’ - but what to delegate? How to avoid control anxiety! These and other questions explored with highly experienced VA Syma Brown of CoastalVAs. No more mystery or panic - straightforward advice and step by step actions in this episode. Plus - a cracking tip on sorting that pesky inbox.

81 Lucy Mowatt - Social media - Quality not quantity

81 Lucy Mowatt - Social media - Quality not quantity

February 18, 2021

Lucy Mowatt knows her social media - she has been on her personal journey and now helps others with content and strategy. She knows how time-consuming it is and how easily you get sucked into going off in directions that abandon the essential 'you' part of the equation. Why are you posting, who for - are you chasing or engaging? As a blogger, Lucy also reminds us that we don't own the platforms - we do own our blog and website. Organic authority.

80 Gemma Stow - Self-promotion for the Quiet Ones

80 Gemma Stow - Self-promotion for the Quiet Ones

February 4, 2021

Gemma Stow is on a mission to get the more introverted, quieter women get visible and own their value. This could apply to many small business owners - and doesn't exclude the men! This conversation takes a deep dive into the barriers and the ways forward when it comes to self-promotion for the non-pushy. Gemma is also the host of another good podcast.

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