Some days I write about work stuff, other days it’s all about dating, parenting and whatever random rants are swirling round in my head
Yes, that's me! The one with the Mickey Ears
Hi, I’m Samantha and welcome to my blog. I don’t just talk about work stuff. From food to fashion, relationships, random stuff and grown-up life in general. And obviously being fab over 40……
At some point on your business journey, you are going to come to the realisation that it’s not all about you and have to have to get over yourself
Many employers think that employee reward is basically not firing them. But in times of lower job security, employees look at other rewards and benefits now
Starting a business is really exciting. But starting a business is also really hard work. Here are my 6 tips to help you start a business from scratch.
Do you have to have just one passion in life to discover what your purpose is? What if you decide you don’t like that passion anymore?
The first Summer Football Camp kicks off at Hotel Football in Manchester on July 30th and I went to take a look at what the kids would be getting up to
Not everyone will be happy with your success. Some people will be overcome with jealousy. Don’t let other people’s jealousy hold you back!
Unfortunately, at some point, you are going to encounter a difficult client. Or just a really bad client. Here are 3 tips for dealing with difficult clients
A stressful day at work is the worst! A stressful day when it’s your own business is the absolute worst! Here are my 5 tips for dealing with business stress
Telling yourself that you are going to do something doesn’t really hold you accountable. So how do you hold yourself accountable for achieving your goals?
Are you focusing too much on your niche being a person or are you looking at the problems you can solve within a niche to nail your niche?
Are you creating content that’s relevant to your audience? Or content that you like to create for yourself? First you need to understand your customer
When it comes to growing your business, what’s really holding you back from achieving your goals? What excuses are you using?
Is your poor quality content reflecting badly on your business? When it comes to social media posts, quality beats quantity every time.
I have never been a morning person and after this ridiculous attempt at being a morning person, I doubt I ever will be. But do you have to get up at 5am to be a success?
Do you value your work or are you letting others dictate the value of your work? Do you struggle to charge what you work is worth?
It’s really hard when you’re a start-up business and that’s before a few obstacles are thrown in your way. Here are my top 5 obstacles that start-up need to overcome
Have you developed some bad business habits? You’ll need to stop them if you don’t want them to hold you back. Here’s 5 you need to stop now
Do you have a social media marketing strategy or are you making the same social media marketing mistakes that many companies make?
Freelancing is on the increase with more people looking to work for themselves. So here are 5 tips to help get you started as a freelancer ahead of Freelance Heroes Day.
Freelancing is on the increase with approx 4.8million people registered as self-employed in the UK alone. That’s a lot of people!
We all have an inner critic whether we want one or not. The important thing is that we learn how to turn down its volume now and then.
People make the same mistakes when they start in direct sales using MLM (Multi-Level Marketing) techniques. Here are 10 tips to help you not be a spam bot
I make no secret of my love of Irish boybands, namely Boyzone. But I’ve got a new love. Boyzlife. A wonderful combination of Keith Duffy of Boyzone and Brian McFadden of Westlife.
How do you stay motivated when things aren’t going right or you’re having a bad day? It’s impossible to stay positive all of the time, but you still need some motivation
Do you find that you are always comparing yourself to others? Focus your efforts on the being the very best version of you and going after the life that YOU want.
What messages are you telling yourself that could be preventing you from achieving your goals? Is it time for you to get out of your own way?
We all have off days. Those kinds of days when you’d quite happily have a duvet day and not face the outside world. So what lifts your mood and makes you happy?
Many people seem to have a mental barrier when it comes to the age they start to pursue their passions. The truth is, it’s never too late to pursue your passions
Busy, busy, busy. Everyone is always busy. But are they really? Are you really busy? Or are you just overwhelmed? Maybe just a bit unproductive with your time?
I used to care about other peoples opinions until I tried to pay my bills with them. Here’s why you shouldn’t care about other peoples opinions and why they don’t matter