Planning is useful, research is necessary, pre-launch work has to be done. A lot of the time though these things can get in the way of actually starting something. I am 100% guilty of this myself. Filled notebooks, Evernote, Google Sheets and Docs with ideas, budgets, marketing strategies etc. Yet
There is something incredibly fun and exciting about planning a trip away. I can lose hours to Skyscanner, hotel booking sites and Tripadvisor. The time spent planning flies by. My complete loss of a sense of time I attribute to two things. Escapism and ‘flow’. I love travelling, I love
Crushing it is when you feel invincible, like everything you touch turns to gold. It is when we feel at the height of our powers. We’ve all had our moments when everything just feels like it is going right and we are used to giving the praise to ourselves. Then we stumble.
Losing focus is easy to do and is part and parcel of our ‘always on’ environment. There are so many distractions, so much to see, to do, to hear, to watch. Sometimes we forget, even if only for a second, what is important to us. I lose focus quite easily.
It is one of the biggest pleasures in life to celebrate someone else, their milestones, their achievements and show them what they mean to you. It is something I personally haven’t been great at but believe I am addressing. This year I have decided to do something big to celebrate a
67 days. 67 Consecutive days of writing and posting something. In reality, I never thought I would get anywhere near that number. I started out with the intention of sharing ‘something’ every day, it just happened to be that writing was the habit I fell into. I would have been
This is a short post on having a job or work in general. When your goal is running your own business full time but you have taken on work, any kind of work, there are really only 3 things that matter. What will I be paid? What will I learn?
Bare with me on this one as I don’t really know where I’m going with it. For the most part, I have spent my life having goals, things to achieve, targets to aim for. Being determined and ambitious have been two qualities I have held pretty dear to me. They
Originally taken from Baldassare Castiglione’s ‘The Book of the Courtier’, Sprezzatura is an Italian word defined as studied carelessness. It is something we have all been witness to in our lives, a performer creating a spectacle with what looks like little effort, masking the hours, months and years spent tirelessly and
There has been a lot written about living in the moment and the idea of being present. It’s something that a lot of people really struggle with, or rarely even take the time to consider. It sounds a bit nebulous, idealistic and new age so it is hard to discuss.