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How Labels Limit Our Self-Belief #blog labels limitingbeliefs negativeselftalk self sabotage selfbelief trisha lewis Apr 29, 2021

This is a guest blog post by Trisha Lewis, Communication Coach, Actor & Author

Question your uninvited and self-stuck labels.

“Labels are for canned peaches, not for people.” Danielle Krysa

Believing that being yourself will not limit you is not as easy as it sounds. Every...

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Why mums are carving their own path - Interview with BBC Radio Solent #blog bbc radio solent entrepreneur flexible working mumpreneur success worklifebalance Apr 08, 2021
This morning I spoke to Pat Sissons on BBC Radio Solent about mums and entrepreneurship.
 
We discussed:
Why the term 'Mumpreneur' exists
Is a 'Mumpreneur' someone with particular aged kids?
Why people are choosing flexibility over full-time employment
Why how you measure your...
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What does a 'life-friendly business' look like for you? #blog lifefriendly mumpreneur timeoff wellbeing worklifebalance Apr 05, 2021

The other day my husband and I decided to take advantage of the nice weather and go for a dog walk, right in the middle of our work day.

An ice cream van came by, and it made me chuckle as the kids are always desperate to see one and we never do! 

And then I thought, hang on, why can't *we*...

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Three Simple Steps to LinkedIn Success #blog b2b b2c businessowner linkedin marketing mumpreneur smallbusiness socialmedia strategy Mar 29, 2021

This is a guest post by Jade Staiano, Authentic Social

Did you know new members are signing up to LinkedIn in at a rate of nearly 3 new members per second? And yet the vast majority of those people set up a profile but never fully realise the power of LinkedIn to build a profitable network.

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Are you stuck in a learning loop? #blog accountability focus implementation learning progress Mar 24, 2021

In today's Facebook Live I was talking about getting stuck in a learning loop, filling our brains with so much stuff that we end up overwhelming ourselves with information.

How often have you started a course and not finished it?
Are you listening to all the podcasts and reading all the books...

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10 tips to increase productivity whilst working from home #blog business support mumpreneur organisation productivity time management work from home working mum Mar 18, 2021

This is a guest post by Emily Hatton, Remote Hub Solutions

If this year has taught us anything it is how important it is to think about how to be productive with a limited amount of time available to spend on running a business.

When having to juggle so many elements, kids, home schooling,...

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Are you actually listening to your audience? #blog assumptions audience feedback sociallistening Mar 17, 2021

In this Facebook Live I talk about getting feedback and listening to your audience.

How often are you asking your audience what they need?
Do you continue to check in with them regularly?

Sometimes we think we understand and know what people need and want, but these assumptions might mean that...

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3 Signs You Need A Brain Break businessmojo businesssupport juggling productive takeabreak Feb 10, 2021

We are all juggling so much right now but are you really being productive or do you need to just take a break?

Here are 3 signs you need to take a break:

1. You can't think straight, you are foggy-headed...time to step away from the to-do list
2. Making mistakes, silly little typos or maybe bigger...

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How To Create Headspace #blog calm clarity focus headspace midweekmomentum mindfulness strategies the cocoon Feb 03, 2021

Feeling hemmed in at home with no peace and quiet? 
Got that feeling like your head is about to explode?

It's so hard right now being at home and most likely having questions thrown at you constantly. It's totally understandable that this can feel too much, and sometimes we just feel...

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Interview with Successful Women in Business #blog interviewed mumpreneur mystory podcast successfulwomeninbusiness Feb 03, 2021

I was recently interviewed by Gill Donnell MBE on the Successful Women Podcast Show where I share my business journey. 

Click here to enjoy the episode

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How To Build A Supportive Community So You Can Create A Thriving Business #blog businesssupport community confidence motivation podcast Feb 02, 2021

I joined Helen Walker on her podcast, A Cuppa Confidence to discuss the importance of a supportive community.

Helen and I discussed:

  • How some of the darkest times can be the motivation we need to start a thriving business. 
  • Overcoming mindset blocks so that it's possible to be a great mum...
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How to ditch the mum guilt, and why you need to #blog boundaries homeschooling mumguilt mumpreneur workingfromhome worklifebalance Jan 29, 2021

Are you constantly beating yourself up because you feel like you're not doing enough? Not spending enough time with the kids, not doing enough home-schooling, not working on your business enough

Being consumed with mum guilt is a terrible waste of energy, and doesn't actually help anyone -...

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