I've been away on holiday this week, having some time out from work and stressing about new business. Things have picked up, I've had some inquiries through my website, people contacting me on Twitter and some referrals coming through from the networking that I have been doing recently. It's been great, I've been writing proposals, having… Continue reading When everything and nothing can happen
It's the time again when I am feeling a little down in the dumps. You have ups and downs I know but they swing quite violently from one to the other. Everyone around me seems to be doing very well, I'm hearing a lot of good news stories. Referrals are happening, business is flowing - except… Continue reading Am I offering what people want?
It doesn’t matter what you do, you have to keep pushing. Sometimes this freelance lark is disheartening you do everything you possibly can to keep the business development pipeline in flow but sometimes I think is this working?! I’ve decided that my mentality has to be just keep on pushing through, keep doing what you’re… Continue reading Oh ahh Push it (Salt and Pepper’s here)
I’ve been using and building up my twitter following for some time now. And sometimes get no engagement and sometimes I get a couple of likes or retweets. It’s rare for me that a tweet actually takes off! So I was watching university challenge a couple of weeks ago and for the small minority of… Continue reading My most successful tweet was about nothing in a particular
Ok so this is a silly post but I’ve been wondering about this for a while. I’ve been going to quite a few women’s networking events both locally and in London and when I get the menu options I have a massive dilemma. I’m a pig… I like carby food. I’ve never been on a… Continue reading Women’s networking – put a burger on the menu
I keep getting this fear. Of being on my own, in the house, all day with no one to talk too. Going from working in an office for 10 years surrounded by people to no one I know is going to be a big leap. And it might be hard. Does everyone else feel like… Continue reading The fear of working from home
Oh it’s frustrating. I’m just literally sitting here waiting for a prospective new client to email me or call me but nothing is happening. Yes I know, I’m being impatient and things will happen but WHEN…! I can feel the clock of my notice period slipping away through a sand timer and I’m sure it’s… Continue reading It’s now the waiting game.