ADVENT 5: Be more orderly

This is Day 4 of the Advent Calendar for 2015. Open more doors here >>  “Life is too complicated not to be orderly” – Martha Stewart Ooo doesn’t this make you feel guilty?! (Unless you are in fact Martha Stewart, or someone who is very very orderly) I am not the most orderly person in…

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ADVENT 3: Choose to be happy

This is Day 3 of the Advent Calendar for 2015. Open more doors here >> “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response” Michael Bartel What’s not to like about this quote? Happiness is a conscious choice. You can decide that you’re going to be happy – or not. Happiness isn’t something that will…

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Goal Setting Recipe

Tomorrow I’m being a guest on a webinar. I’ve never done a webinar before so I’m a little nervous, but it’s on the topic of Goal Setting – related to The Goal Setting Collective so it’s bound to be fun 🙂 Having a goal is a bit like baking a cake.  You know what you…

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Climbing ladders in business

Last week, my Mam, my daughter and I were playing Snakes and Ladders. We played it twice on two different boards but we didn’t finish either game because my daughter got bored. Getting to number 100 just took too long and she wasn’t winning. This made me think about my clients and how recently I’ve…

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11 Colours: Green

Colour is really really important in design. There are only 11 basic colour terms although there are MILLIONS of colours so it’s essential to spend some time looking at your colours and making sure that they create the right impression for your business. Here is the second instalment in the 11 colours series.  Green is the most balanced colour – this is…

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How to make people love your business

If you have people who love your business then these people will make great clients because they love you already. They’ll want to work with you and they’ll tell people about you. They’ll open your emails and they’ll make an effort to say good things about you and write you some fabulous testimonials. Love is…

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I want a logo, I feel I need a logo, why do I want one?

Yesterday I was on Skype with a client when she said “I want a logo. I don’t know why I feel I need a logo, but I just want one…”  I think a lot of business owners feel like this. A logo is for many the cherry on top of all the work they’ve been…

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What does your brand say about your business?

Did you know that whether you’ve thought about it or not, your brand says a lot about your business? Tweet this: “Whether you’ve thought about it or not, your brand says a lot about your business” You may have given it no consideration at all, or thought about it in great depth. Regardless of where…

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A post about post

Went to collect my post today and there was rather a lot of it. Looked something like this: As well as the obligatory boring things and some lovely sparkly Christmas cards all from particularly nice people, there were three particularly lovely things in my post. The first, an unexpected postcard from John at Jasprint, to…

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Advent December 12th

Here is the song for today. I”m hoping this one’s quite easy as people found yesterday to be a tricky one! The rules

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