I was brought up with a very clear mantra that you never wash your dirty linen in public, then in March I wrote a very personal article for Guardian Small Business about caring for my mum whilst running a business and I started thinking about at what point vulnerability becomes oversharing.
I had been waiting for things to happen so that I can have the things I want. When my daughter is rich, when I marry a millionaire… Seriously! I laugh now but some how I had learnt that to have things I want I have to wait for external things to happen and judging by the number of people who do the lottery I suspect I’m not alone in that. Which probably means there are a huge number of people out there who never get to act on their dreams.
This week I’ve been fortunate enough to attend the #SheisSustainable conference at Lancaster University, spend a whole day with my business coach and end the week with a gong bath! So I feel well and truly topped up and grounded around my business. The She is Sustainable event was a very interesting 2 days looking at issues for women in the sustainability […]
Last week I was waiting for a piece of work from someone and it didn’t come. After 2 reminders I got an email saying they had to prioritise something that they considered more important! It got me thinking about how much time I have wasted working with unreliable suppliers.
We all need help from time to time and running your own business can be very isolating. Plus quite a few of us still do the super hero act don’t we?
The hard bit isn’t finding people willing to help, the hard bit is figuring out what we need. The more specific we can be the easier it is to find the right people to help us.