The Beauty of Self-Employment: Every Day is Unique

The beauty of self-employment, for me, is that no two days are the same. Today, a Tuesday, always my least favourite day of the week at school, looks like this: First thing I will blog. This is it. Blogging is something I love to do, it is also a central plank of my marketing. I have also challenged myself to blog every day throughout 2014 and today is Day 77. Don’t they mount up quickly? Next, there is a call-in between 11 and 12.30 for the members of my Small Business Big Magic group. This group is now entering the 7th […]

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It’s OK, You Can Go Your Own Way

If my clients and I were to pool everything we know about setting up, marketing and running a small business it would add up to a whole lot. Trouble is, none of us know all of it and none of us are agreed about what’s “right”. What I think is vital though, is to work out what’s right for you. To go your own way. Many of us have been trained by experts and gurus and initially we swallow what we are taught, hook, line and sinker. And I am not disputing what we have been taught may be right […]

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Anyone Can Do It! My Property Extravaganza Highlights

What am I most looking forward to on Saturday apart from catching up with 200 of my favourite people?   What are my anticipated highlights? Just one woman’s view but it might be useful if you are still sitting on the fence and are a last minute purchaser, still undecided? Anyone Can Do It, opening inspiration from my mate Peter Stanley. Handing over a HUGE cheque to those worth folks at The Big Issue, about which more tomorrow.   I am just loving the idea of a marriage between The Money Gym and TBI since they are so entrepreneurial in their approach […]

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Who is Judith? What is She?

In 1977, I inadvertenly started my own first business at the tender age of 22, as an accountant.   This went on to grow, like Topsy, over the next twenty years into something I could sell for a six figure sum when the joy went out of it for me.   A couple of years before that I started my own travel agency in the same premises, and during those twenty years I had also run a catering business with my mother, Daphne, and invested in a cafe.   I was never really an accountant to be honest with you, and yet there […]

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