Motivation without ableism

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Motivation is great. Helping people readjust how they see things, focus on the good, and look for solutions is great. But doing that while ignoring the other things that play into people’s reality is helpful – in fact it can be very detrimental.

Goal setting & achieving as a neurodivergent human

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Goal setting & achieving as a neurodivergent human. New year means, for many of us, new goals and plans, a fresh start. For me one of those things is writing a blog post here each month and what better topic as we kick off 2024 than on goal setting and, more specifically, how to actually […]

Just how ethical is your business?

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I’m proud to be hosting a slightly different guest post about ethical business ownership today. This one is from someone who would prefer to remain anonymous but I know we would both love to hear your views on this topic. Do your business and personal values as a leader actually align with your actions? There’s […]

Social Media for Humans – an inspiring women-led community!

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I am frankly overwhelmed with gratitude, pride and joy at Social Media for Humans making the shortlist for woman-led community of the year. To be honest, I really don’t have the words. I’ve done a lot of messy crying at the flood of emotions so instead I want to talk about how bloody amazing the […]

Stress free social media tips for humans with executive dysfunction.

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If you’ve not noticed my little business pivot, I’m now officially helping business owners with brain gremlins to sort their social media. With that in mind, I’m taking a leap back into blogging as little old me, rather than over at Social Media for Humans, with some tips on planning and executing your strategy when […]

Using social media for good and avoiding burnout

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I was thrilled to chat with Karen Black of HubFizz, sustainable website expert, about using social media for good and avoiding burnout on The HubFizz Show. I shared some of the ways I use social media for good, make my social media strategy more sustainable for me and try to reduce my digital carbon footprint. Further reading: […]

Small biz gift guide 2020: Experience it.

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This is the second of two small biz gift guides, view the “open it” gift guide here. This gift guide is for experiences, including ones suitable for lock-down. If you’re able to support small businesses this festive season, and beyond, please do. If you can’t afford to support financially, please remember that commenting on their […]

Small biz gift guide 2020: Open it.

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This is the first of two small biz gift guides I’m sharing this year. This first gift guide is for physical presents, things you can wrap and/or someone can open, the second gift guide will be experiences (yes, they will be suitable for lock-down.) If you’re able to support small businesses this festive season, and […]