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Beautiful sayings about ‘Failing’ (in pictures)

By |May 4th, 2014|

Shakespeare tells us ”The course of true love never did run smooth” and that couldn’t be more true for running your own business!
I am not embarrassed to say I have failed PLENTY of times. However if I did not learn from these things, to me that would be a true failure. We […]

Why Pinterest is great for your startup business

By |April 19th, 2014|

What is Pinterest? 
Firstly if you don’t know what Pinterest is or how it works here’s my quick overview. Pinterest is like an online digital corkboard where you can insert (Pin) any images direct from your browser (Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer) window onto it. You organise your images on ‘Boards’ […]

Is being an entrepreneur lonely?

By |April 6th, 2014|

One day when you least expect it, you will be working on your business idea and poof – you feel completely alone. (Sorry to be a party pooper)

You may feel your BFF and even partner don’t really understand why you are working so hard or putting so much time […]

Secrets of writing a great To-Do-List

By |March 23rd, 2014|

I have always LOVED writing To-Do lists. No wait, I LOVE seeing all the things crossed off my list at the end of the day. I jam a lot of things in my day running Design Junkies, My Weekend Career and generally kicking ass. So today I wanted to […]

But I’m not creative…

By |March 9th, 2014|

I get loads of people telling me that they aren’t creative. They ‘think’ they could never design a logo, write a tagline or devise a marketing campaign. But have they really tried or were they ‘told’ that they aren’t creative. I believe being creative is NOT defined by how well […]

  • Tips for speaking to new people at networking events
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    Talking about ‘What You Do’ at networking events [FREE WORKSHEET]

Talking about ‘What You Do’ at networking events [FREE WORKSHEET]

By |February 23rd, 2014|

Don’t you hate standing around at a networking event and someone asks you ‘What you do’ but your answer somehow ends up becoming rambling and AWKWARD? I am here to tell you that doesn’t need to happen anymore!
You CAN solve this problem in about an hour & with a bit of […]

Branding 101: Your ‘About Us’ Page – Part 1

By |February 9th, 2014|

 

This last fortnight has been one of the busiest and satisfying I’ve had for a long, long time. We are in week 2 of mentoring the most amazing bunch of students at this crazy brain-breaking school otherwise known as #FitzroyGSD. I have pushed my scheduling and iCal/To Do List systems […]

  • Help and support for women starting a small business
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    Creating a mailing list to make collecting fans & customers easy

Creating a mailing list to make collecting fans & customers easy

By |January 26th, 2014|

Setting up a Mailing List application is the one of the very first things you should do when building your business. I really adore MailChimp as it has a generous number of free features & setting up is super easy (Don’t worry – it has cute ‘tool tips’ to guide you through […]

One more sleep to go!

By |January 25th, 2014|

Hey Girls,

Only one more sleep to go! Hope you are signed up and ready to go – tomorrow morning is your first task of the My Weekend Career – ‘Make Your Own Luck’ Club.

If you haven’t signed up already – do it now here http://www.myweekendcareer.com/make-your-own-luck/

Am looking forward to getting […]

Don’t let your dreams stay dreams

By |January 12th, 2014|

Here is a sweet quote I stumbled on the other day & wanted to rework for you girls. Feel free to share it with your friends on Facebook or Pinterest!

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