Freedom Within a Framework – a Model for Rule Breakers and Routine Haters

Hate rigidity?  Hate Schedules?  Try working like Benjamin Franklin.  Let me explain. I'm not really into rigidity.  I hate scheduling that doesn't allow me room to wriggle and adjust.  In fact, I know myself well enough to know that if I impose too tight a schedule on myself then I'll just break it.  Almost deliberately. … Continue reading Freedom Within a Framework – a Model for Rule Breakers and Routine Haters

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The Secret to Finding Your Motivation

Motivation is a funny thing.  It's easy to get motivated when you're doing something you enjoy.  If you have a jewellery making business, and you love the process of making jewellery, then you probably don't often find that you have a problem motivating yourself to start a jewellery making project. It's NOT so easy to … Continue reading The Secret to Finding Your Motivation

Creative Entrepreneurs, How To Get 2014 Off to a Rocking Start….

Opportunity knocking now.......... this is a GREAT chance to get involved in something that could be the most positive start to the year you've ever had!   I know we're all thinking about upcoming seasonal festivities now, but if you have a business, you'll also be thinking ahead to 2014, and what happens next.  Probably … Continue reading Creative Entrepreneurs, How To Get 2014 Off to a Rocking Start….

Inspiration is Everywhere

Inspiration is everywhere.  Even in the most mundane of tasks.  Today I'm actually not working, and wasn't planning on blogging, so this will be a quickie, but I got hit with creative inspiration in the most unlikely of tasks.  Let me tell you how. I've actually spent most of the day cleaning my house in … Continue reading Inspiration is Everywhere

Do it your way, but DO do it.

After my rather sad and contemplative article on Sunday, I wanted to follow up with a rather more happy and celebratory life event. As you may know, I used to work in the world of weddings.  And I still have a number of contacts in that industry, including the owners of the incredible Balbirnie House … Continue reading Do it your way, but DO do it.