My favourite women authors – a double day celebration #IWD

INternational Women's Day World Book Day

With two important days to celebrate, I thought it would be appropriate to combine them - so we cheer for World Book Day March 7th, 2019 and International Women's Day March 8th 2019. As the theme for #InternationalWomen'sDay in 2019 is … [Continue reading]

Think you’re doing marketing, SME? Sorry. Chances are, you’re not.

do you know what marketing means

When you talk about marketing your small/SME business, do you really know what you're talking about? I've listened to people running new business startups saying, "oh, we haven't got much money, so we'll get a smart student or recent graduate to … [Continue reading]

Should we still “write” business presentations, or go more ad lib?

Article about making presentations

Have you ever been on a public speaking or presentation course? I just got back from "Dynamic Delivery" with the one and only Ali Moore, and what a fab day it was. Despite having written scripts for countless speakers over the years, when I get up … [Continue reading]

How journaling for business can write you a book

Journaling for business on HTAB

Someone I was chatting to recently came up with an interesting question: "I want to write a book about my experience of launching a new business, but I don't have enough information to share yet. What should I do?" Journal, I thought. But … [Continue reading]

Is it wrong to say “write to me?” The terrible telephone

why phone calls are disruptive

You're right in the middle of doing something that needs your full attention. You're concentrating hard, just about getting to grips with it. You can see the A-HA moment ahead of you. The light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to wink at you. … [Continue reading]

A poem about political willie-waving, plus a few…

Political poem on How To Write Better

Feeling irritated by the political lunacy going on in UK and US politics? Me too. Here's my reaction. Please share yours! THE BREX-WALL SPECIAL 2019 Here in year twenty nineteen Give this poem a good eyeball Politics just make us … [Continue reading]

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