Category Archives for "Organisation"

Livestream: Celebrating Success

Every Friday I run a livestream at 1pm GMT.  This weeks I was discussing how easy it is to miss our successes.  How we can define what exactly is a success, just for you, not compared to anyone else!  Then I have some suggestions for cost effective celebrations too.   Pop any recent wins in […]

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Livestream: Finding Your Niche

Every Friday I run a livestream at 1pm GMT.  This weeks I was discussing the importance of Finding Your niche.  We also got to grips with some definitions live during the session.  Tweaking wording and descriptions and seeing just how many folk already have a niche.  What was surprising was that several of you have […]

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Livestream: Ways to Promote Outside Facebook

Every Friday I run a live stream at 1pm GMT.  This week I answered a question from a Yarn Academy member about ways to promote your work outside of Facebook Groups. In addition to the information in this live stream Karen and I also covered this topic, for real world options in our Mythical Makers […]

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Find Your Focus Challenge 2018

​Introducing the 5 Day Find Your Focus Challenge​Next month, ​October 2018, I will be running a challenge to set you up for a fantastic, focused 2019.We’re not just talking your business goals, but some personal ones too. ​For anyone who struggles to decide what to work on next Or forgets why this task was supposed to […]

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Joint Ventures in Yarn

There are several ways we can collaborate with other designers, dyers, LYS’s and magazines. From kit production, to regular pattern submissions to independent custom work. Each will have some of their own implications and all should include a level of traded value (whether in skills, produced items or training). Its much easier to keep track […]

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Why We Delay – Blame Your Instant Gratification Monkey

One of the main issues I see members of the yarn community frequently struggle with is keeping their momentum going. A deadline is looming …. but…. you cant make a start. The lure of the pretty new yarn is super strong and pulls you away from your latest blog post, or editing the newsletter, or […]

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Plan With Me: June Layouts for Bullet Journal

My second ever bullet journal layout. I share the images I’m proud of, the errors I made and how I fixed them and my inspiration for the month. We can gain much enjoyment from imperfections if we allow ourselves the freedom to do so.         Do you have a layout you’d like […]

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GDPR Confirmation Email Example Titles and Content

Having been sent a LOT of these emails in the past week I have collected a selection to give inspiration for you. If you need an Overview of the GDPR you can read this article. I share the 6 Steps I Followed to prepare for GDPR which may be helpful for you. I’ve also got […]

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GDPR: Simple 6 Step Checklist

I have received lots of questions, and some panicky folk who need reassurance, about how to implement the GDPR changes.  In this post I will share with you my checklist for compliance, I work with Mailchimp so I used their GDPR services.  Your chosen mail or CRM provider will have their own updated forms and […]

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Plan With Me: May Layouts for Bullet Journal

It’s all so pretty, spring is in the air and Amber, my daughter, keeps bringing me daisy chain necklaces and bracelets to wear. This inspired the artwork for my May layouts in my new bullet journal. My script isn’t perfect, I’m not really an artist and I’m having to force myself to live with correction […]

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