Five minutes with… Amy Sunderland: Tips for business women.

Five minutes with Amy Sunderland... tips for business women

Amy shared some fantastic tips with us. The first one was all about time management, but the conversation didn’t stay there. In this video we discuss self care (so important!) and balancing business time with family time. Check it out… To find out more about Amy and LimeLife by Alcone then you can visit her…

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How to improve your brand experience

how to improve your brand experience

You’ve got your logo, you’ve got your branded imagery and fancy photographs and you know your colours and your fonts and you LOVE them. But what next? Your brand is still more than all of this. Hopefully to get to this point, you’ll have had conversations with your designer about your values and your ideal…

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Five minutes with… Moira Barnes: Selling with heart

In this video, Moira shares her first tip on Selling With Heart. Moira has over 20 years experience in selling and aims to help transform sales into a skill which comes naturally and unforced. It turns out sales doesn’t have to be scary. Her first tip focuses on a shift in mindset to giving not…

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Have a brand that stands out in a crowded field

Last weekend we went camping. We’ve been camping before, never in our own tent – and the past two years we’ve camped as guests in my friends tent with electricity and a kettle and heater (which was amazing! I hadn’t realised you could camp so snazzily) – so this year, we invested in our own…

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The hard work of consistency.

I love consistency. It’s one of my favourite words, I’m always blabbering about how important it is. And it is. Consistency is brilliant because it shows that you are reliable, always the same, always being the thing you say you are – being consistent shows that your business is trustworthy, it helps you to look…

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How to audit your brand all by yourself

From time to time it’s worth taking yourself away from your work and having a think about your brand. Does it still “work”? Is it still serving you? Does it still resonate with your customers? How has it changed? Have you done (or not done) something which isn’t “on brand” and needs fixing?   These…

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Change is not always great… but it can be worth it.


A few weeks ago I picked my kids up from school and nursery. The nursery has recently changed hands and is currently going through changes, the most obvious one being the garden where many trees have been chopped down to make room for a large pirate ship play frame, a mud kitchen and a large…

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Five minutes with… Susan Smalley: Let Your Light Shine

five minutes with susan smalley: let your light shine

How good at self love are you? Self love is all about spending time doing things that make you feel good. It’s about removing the expectation and finding space for yourself. Meditating. Journalling. Reading. Having a bubble bath. Affimations. Treating yourself. It’s about doing things that give you an energy boost. When you’re in alignment…

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Five minutes with … Robyn Broadrick: Public Speaking

Five minutes with Robyn Broadrick

I am not a big fan of public speaking – are you? I’ve done a bit of it, but I tend to talk too fast and miss things out. I need more practice really. Robyn has no problems with public speaking AT ALL and shares some amazing tips with us during her session, including warm…

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Five minutes with… Mandy Charlton: Success

How can you make sure that you achieve success in your business? There are a lot of things you could try, but one of the easiest things to do is to invest in yourself. Invest can be a scary word, but investing doesn’t always mean money. You can invest in your business through reading blogs…

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