Getting Stuff Done

I spent a lovely morning with one of my clients yesterday. We talked about her marketing, played around with ideas, updated the marketing activity plan, had a look at new ways of doing things, which of course created a mountain of work. So with that in mind, I thought it would be useful to think about some tips that will save time and make like a little bit easier.

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6 Reasons to be cheerful

've lost the will to blog over the past few weeks...

I haven’t written a blog or an email since just before the referendum on the 23rd June. For some reason, my heart just wasn’t in it. But now, four weeks later I’ve decided to dust myself down, take a deep breath and get on with it.

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Don’t wait until the shit hits the fan…

I’ve had a great time this week working with a group of 12 start-up businesses. It’s always a joy to listen to people talk about their ideas, hopes and dreams for their fledgeling businesses. There’s something about the newness of it all.

Whenever I do this kind of workshop, there are always certain themes that crop up time and time again, and I thought I’d write a post this week about revisiting some basics.

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Words & phrases to 'set your teeth on edge'

Shakespeare’s impact on our everyday language

As you probably know, this weekend coming is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the popularity of his plays show no sign of slowing down. I’m a massive fan of Shakespearean language - frankly in my opinion there’s no-one to touch his ability to capture every human emotion in a few lines of verse.

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