Podcast Ep 114: New Year’s Resolutions

It’s twenty days into the New Year, how are your resolutions holding up? Nicola (and her sister Sarah) ask: Did you make any resolutions on 1st January or thereabouts? How did you decide what you want to change? How did you decide what you really want in the first place? What external support systems are you using to keep your resolutions? In episode 114 of the podcast we attempt to answer these questions, despite this being a year in which neither of us made any specifics except those we discussed in the New Year episode of the podcast which was […]

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Celebrating Own It! the Podcast’s 100th Episode

Who knows when creative people start something how long it will last? Today both Nicola and I are celebrating our podcast – Own It! Your Business AND Your Life – lasting for 100 episodes which is the best part of two years as we started in December 2014. Who knew? Certainly not us! And there have certainly been bumps along the way, but we’ve survived and thrived. And now it occurs to me that our podcast is a mini-biz, certainly a business asset which it is our opportunity as loving parents to continue to nurture and grow. So that’s our […]

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Podcast: Own Your Business, Own Your Life

Today marks the day of recording the 100th episode of Own It! The Podcast with my poddie partner, Nicola Cairncross. And we are going to make our own opportunity with the podcast into Challenge Opportunity of the Week. What has our podcast ever done for us? It has brought us both new clients. It has consolidated relationships with existing clients. It led to our creation of Own It! The Virtual Summit wherein we interviewed 18 entrepreneurs who run their businesses and live a life Beyond the Laptop. We turned that into our first podcast revenue by selling the recordings and we […]

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Podcast Ep 75: Beyond the Laptop Lifestyle

Together with my former business partner from The Money Gym, Nicola Cairncross, we’ve created a regular weekly podcast which is called Own It! Your Business and Your Life. If you enjoy audio, give us a listen. New episodes are published every Friday. You might also join our Facebook Group where we debate matters arising from each episode, and/or Like our Facebook Page where we publish each episode as it goes live each week. You can also subscribe at iTunes. ***   In episode 75 we discuss how we are creating a Virtual Summit for Own It! The Podcast from a chance remark in […]

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The Epitome of a Fast Start

On Saturday, three days ago, I was contacted by my former business partner in The Money Gym, Nicola Cairncross, and asked if I would like to be the Dawn French to her Jennifer Saunders in a 2-woman podcast in the area of our mutual interests, small business, entrepreneurship and digital marketing. Nicola is the very epitome of a fast start type. I thought I’d share the timeline of her initiative so you could see what this looks like, two Creators starting something in a matter of hours. Saturday 11.42 Nicola initiates contact via Skype. I am on a call with […]

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