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Finding courage when you have a sucky day job

I was getting ready for another day at That Day Job.  I was looking in the mirror, putting on my makeup with an invisible timer in my head telling me to hurry up or I would be late.  Then came … Continue reading

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Pulling away from That Day Job

Years ago, when I would have a day off work, I would feel guilty. It felt like I was wagging school.  That I was doing something I shouldn’t.  And I would spend half the day thinking of work that needed … Continue reading

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Branding Meeting – Part 1

I’ve had the first meeting with my designer for my product logo.  I took a few days to get a clear idea on what I wanted.  [HERE].  And then, during the meeting, it basically all went out the window. I … Continue reading

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The lesson I learned from being sick

I was fighting off the flu a week or two ago.   And it has taught me a valuable lesson. Be prepared. Doing a blog post was a real challenge after a full day at That Day Job.  I was tired … Continue reading

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The compliment that got me thinking

The other day,  my husband paid me a compliment.  I am a very lucky girl as he does this quite often.  But this compliment was different. He said ‘I’m so proud of you’. I asked him why and he said … Continue reading

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Brand it

So.  I am on the second adventure into branding.  The first one [HERE] went quite well I think.  Thanks to the work I did with Andrea [HERE, HERE and HERE]. This time around I am working on my product branding.  … Continue reading

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What I learned at a marketing workshop

I did a marketing workshop recently and as with other workshops I’ve done, I wanted to share it with you too.  Woo Woo! So what did I learn about marketing a creative business? Marketing is about communication.  It is about … Continue reading

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It’s about the money again honey

I’ve had a final review meeting with my designer and the designs need some very minor tweaks and then… We. Are. Done.  Instead of launching in to manufacturing straight away, I am going to go into the branding so I … Continue reading

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Why I joined the Goddess Circle

As I said in my previous post, I have joined an online community through Leonie Dawson (aka Goddess Leonie).  This opportunity has shown up at just the right time. A couple of weeks ago I tried to set up a … Continue reading

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When the student is ready, the teacher appears

I’ve just joined an online community through Leonie Dawson (aka Goddess Leonie).  I jumped because she is about to increase her membership prices and it was just he push I needed.   I just missed out on joining her creative business … Continue reading

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