Stressful Feelings of Busyness: Podcast Ep 217

For our 217th show, Nicola brings the focus topic of stressful feelings of busyness. What to do when you feel you are always running to catch up, when you are sweating deadlines and feeling overwhelmed with how much you have to do and you are always having to cancel stuff which is important but not urgent? Recently Nicola’s found time to help her daughter through a lengthy 3-step interview process for a job, cope with some strange banking hiccup which doubles her admin workload, and bring a new VA up to speed. All these extras have led her to feel […]

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How to Be a Professional Blogger: Podcast Ep 211

On today’s show, we talk about how to become a professional blogger because Nicola’s sister Sarah has plans to do that and I always have half a mind to go that route too. Imagine being paid to blog! How wonderful would that be? I’d love it and so would Sarah, but are we up for all that’s involved? I think I (but not Sarah) would fall at the tech hurdle; I’ve already published 1450 blog posts but I cannot be bothered most of the time with Nicola’s best tips, or not all of them at least: “Each of your post […]

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Facebook, Patreon and YouTube: Podcast Ep 170

In today’s radio show Nicola and I talk about how much it is appropriate to rely on third-party platforms like Facebook, Patreon and YouTube. There are so many pros and cons to consider, so many benefits and yet so many possible risks too. This is a topic which in one way or another we return to again and again, and with good reason. Nicola’s in trouble this week with YouTube (incurring their wrath in what they call a strikeout) and I am considering getting into bed with Patreon despite three and four provisos about how that puts me at potential […]

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Fun Crazy Things (in your Biz!): Podcast Ep 168

Nicola tells me that Mr Elon Musk, he of the Falcon Heavy Mars over-shoot, bring your rockets safely back to earth, fly to Oz (eventually via space) in 45 minutes, Tesla car, Space Oddity things, yes… THAT Elon Musk, that he has uttered these words “Fun crazy things are important too” and this to explain why he’d put a red Tesla roadster into the rocket instead of a lump of concrete. He da man when it comes to fun and crazy. And billions of dollars of science-y shiz too. So this we took as our theme for today’s radio show, […]

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