Category Archives: Dream Job

Talking to people who love their jobs and how they got there.

Start Your Dream Business in Photography

“It’s never too late to change career” At 33, Roza Sampolinska worked as an assistant in a big corporation.  Roza was a 9-5 er, not a careerist and living her life.  She spent a day with a photographer friend who, … Continue reading

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How to Keep your Dream Millinery Business IN Business

“It’s been such a grind to get here, so it’s just really exciting to see these opportunities coming to fruition.” I first talked to Christie 4 years ago, one month after she had set up her dream millinery business christiemillinery.com. … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Dream Retail Business IN business

Christine Herner began her dream business selling Scandinavian inspired clothing & toys in May 2012.  I blogged about her here at the Ben & Lola launch party.     With 50% of start ups failing in their first couple of years … Continue reading

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Start Your Dream Business in Publishing

The magic mix of attendees last night reflected Crystal  Mahey-Morgan’s vision for the future of publishing.  Publishers and PR mingled with hip hop artists, singers, presenters, librarians, artists, DJs and illustrators at a vibrant event in St Martin’s Lane, London … Continue reading

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Rob Ryan’s Tips on Successful Collaboration

What connects Grand Central Station; the Tour de France and the Mr Men? Rob Ryan.  His work currently hangs in Grand Central Station; he’s been commissioned for this year’s  Yorkshire Tour de France and he’s just said ‘no’ to a … Continue reading

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3 Top Tips from Jamal Edwards a self-made multimilionaire

“1st book I’ve ever bought in my entire life” tweets @trapster_toxic and he attaches a photo of Self Belief: The Vision the book written by 23 year old entrepreneur Jamal Edwards.  Originally only available as an ebook, Jamal was approached … Continue reading

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Success Tips from The Great British Bake Off.

Could you have foreseen the success of The Great British Bake Off?   The fifth series will be moving to BBC 1 next year and the format has sold to 13 countries.  The distributors were not interested in it originally … Continue reading

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