Monthly Archives: April 2012

Training for Business start ups

This week I met Alasdair Inglis of Grow – ‘the small business marketing experts’ as he presented a Marketing Masterclass at the British Library.  (His other courses below). For the purposes of research, I have done numerous webinars, attended business events … Continue reading

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Ice cream

I spotted this wonderful ice cream van selling Roskilly’s Cornish ice cream (the best ice cream in the UK). The owner bought four clapped out vans and restored them.  He now runs a catering business across the south east which includes … Continue reading

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Bee Venom

I first talked to beauty therapist and Director of Heaven Skincare Deborah Mitchell five years ago for my book about finding your passion in life.  When I met her this week I recalled how cash flow and ensuring her staff got paid … Continue reading

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Little Bets

In the latest Aardman film The Pirates: In an Adventure with Scientists, Pirate Captain reaches the end of his tether with his job and considers a new career in baby clothes. His trusty side kick reminds him of all the … Continue reading

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Clear out the clutter

Originally posted on All Fives:
Why do we save so much stuff? Why do we pile it and hoard it and cram it into closets and under beds? As I cleaned out a nasty closet, I uncovered some reasons. Why…

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Career Change

When you want to change career, one of the biggest obstacles is not knowing what to do.  You know you hate where you are but you don’t know where to go to.  And one then ends up lost, dissatisfied and … Continue reading

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Working Families

Working Families dares to think that our lives don’t have to be the way they’ve always been. They are engaged in the daunting task of working towards changing our legislation and our culture. – Nicola Ralston, management consultant and Working … Continue reading

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