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 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)
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.
When I first handed in my notice I wasn’t completely sure whether I wanted to get another job or run my business full time. I pondered on this for some time and started lining interviews up. In my first interview I remember sitting there talking to a director of a well know city law firm… Continue reading Why getting another job isn’t an option
I recently decided that I would like some 121 presentation skills and public speaking training. I’ve always been ok at speaking in front of people but now, if I want to start thinking about training marketing managers and execs on how to run an integrated marketing campaign…and pay… I need to up my game. It… Continue reading Presentation skills workshops can boost your confidence!