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Editor’s Letter: Hello After Almost One Year & Let’s Discuss The Relaunch!
It’s got me thinking about the future of the blog and the relaunch. I want to take it back to the old school days. I want to…
Rules: Starting A Business (The Sassy Way)
Starting a business is hard so having a few things on a checklist before you get started could help set you up for success.
Now that the blog is growing even further, it’s time I hired a professional personal assistant.
Overcoming Freelance Anxiety
There’s no denying that freelancing or having your own business is totally different from being employed.
Could ‘This Time Next Year’ Be The Co-Working Space We Dream Of?
Less than a 5 minute walk from Leyton station is co-working space, ‘This Time Next Year’. My friend and ex colleague Ciara Lyons is the founder who has nailed it in terms of combining the creativity of Hackney with an open, no-strings attached, co-work space…
How To Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur
Some believe you’re born an entrepreneur. However, if you understand what makes someone an entrepreneur, can it be something you learn?
AD | #BalanceForBetter On International Women’s Day With Wordery
That means a gender-balanced government (hi Theresa May) and gender-balanced media coverage (here’s looking at you to fix up MailOnline). It also means a gender-balance of employees. A gender balance in sports coverage (can you name 3 women England football players?).
This Is Why You Should Totally Wear All Red To An Interview
Bright red? Probably not top of your list. But consider this. With red being the colour to represent boldness, strength and determination, why wouldn’t it be your go-to for an interview?
Tips & Tricks To Turn Your Passion Into A Money Maker
I launched my blog and turned it into a full time business as well as adding extra revenue streams, allowing myself to become self employed and charge what I want. Here are my tips and tricks that you can use to do the same…
A Day In The Life Of A Blogger
I got asked a few times to write a ‘day in the life of’. I’m a full time mum, 6 hour a week blogger. It sounds ridiculous because I post so much but it’s all about the scheduling and correct time management! So here’s how I spend my day…
5 Questions We Should Ask Ourselves If We Want To Strive For Success
How do you define success? Is it financial? Job satisfaction? Or just plain old happiness? Whatever you’re striving for it’s good to pause along the way and re-evaluate a few things. Here are 6 questions to ask yourself.
What I’ve Learned In These Past 2 Years Blogging
What I’ve learned over time that’s made my blogging life so much easier!
How To Juggle A Full Time Job & Side Hustle
I was working full time & the blog had been my side hustle. It reached a point where it grew and required a lot of my time. Even today without my role inside Vogue House, it still feels like SITC is a side project that I’m juggling alongside my life commitments…
Here’s What People Think I Do & It’s Hilarious
I’m a self employed blogger, a stylist and I help fashion companies with their branding. I know it sounds dead glam but the truth is somewhat very different!
The Career Mistakes I’ve Made Working In Magazines & Private Jet Lounges May Help You In Your Career
I spent 8 years working in publishing with one brief stint working in the private jet lounge industry. It’s been great! But throughout my career I’ve made some mistakes. Ones that I want to share so you don’t do the same…
How To Be A Nuclear Networker & Why It’s Important To Your Career
“What’s a nuclear networker?” I got asked when I mentioned I was writing this post. In truth it’s not a ‘real’ industry term. It’s something I made up to emphasise the power of said networker. High energy, impacting and extreme. One of ‘nuclear strength’…
How To Start Your Own Business & Get It Up & Running Today
When I set up my blog, it was a small non-profit website with very few followers. Inspired by my new hobby (tech, website design, SEO and fashion)…
What It’s Really Like To Be Your Own Boss After Working In A Kick Ass Team At GQ
Choosing to end my career, a career that I’d moved from South Wales to London for, didn’t come easy. My blog was around a year old when I left GQ…
How To Be The CEO Of Your Own Life
For me, life needs to be fully rounded in order to be fulfilled. Variation, friends and hobbies are super important to me. Although I’m guilty of sometimes not having the right balance of work, play and exercise, in the back of my mind there’s always that niggling feeling that…