I broke my smartphone screen recently. Sadly, it was the second time in about 3 months. Both times my daughter was involved and this time for a variety of reasons, I haven’t got around to fixing it or replacing it yet. Digital Detox In the meantime, I have been using a simple phone which “just” … [Read more...] about Do you relish the prospect of a digital detox?
This week I have been helping a client work on improving and building on their personal and Company LinkedIn pages. LinkedIn was previously perceived as primarily a platform to look for your next job. Now its a huge business network that professionals look to in order to increase their business … [Read more...] about How to improve engagement on your LinkedIn pages – for SoHo Businesses
When January rolls around each year, there is a proliferation of blog posts and newspaper articles outlining the importance of planning, whether it be for business, marketing, or life in general. Why should the planning cycle just be limited to certain times of the year? Goals help to create … [Read more...] about Why business plans matter
As Dory would say "just keep...learning" I can admit this now but until January I had never even heard of Hubspot or the term "inbound marketing". Shall I load up the excuses now? For starters, I am UK based and my Marketing degree was almost 20 years ago! Let's face it though, after a while its … [Read more...] about Delighted to achieve my inbound marketing certification from Hubspot
I'm all for supporting anything that promotes how flexible work can beneficial for businesses as well as employees. So I loved hearing about Powowow now launching another initiative promoting flexible working. I have been working "flexi" or "part" or "compressed" time for the best part of seven … [Read more...] about Does part-time equal smarter working?
Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2016 Thinking back to January, one month into the job and it was time to complete an award application for my new client. What a quick way to "on-board"! It meant spending time with the team understanding more about the business and poring over strategy … [Read more...] about Award winning, sounds good doesn’t it?