Some days I write about business, entrepreneurship and marketing, 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 business. From food to fashion, relationships, random stuff and grown-up life in general. And obviously the business stuff too…
Here are a few tips to help you stop burnout in its tracks and prevent it knocking you off course on your road to success.
Most of us have some form of irrational fears. Mine involve dating. But are they irrational or relevant? And could a vegan actually kill me!
If you fail to prepare then you should prepare to fail. So how ready are you to start a business?
Procrastination is an absolute bitch when she strikes and can knock you off your road to success. Here are 3 tips from me to help you stop procrastinating
So many people are searching for the magic key to success. That little trick that will turn them into an overnight success.
Social media isn’t the shiny new toy anymore. It’s mainstream and should be part of your overall marketing plan. So stop treating it like a sideshow!
Are you setting clear goals or just casually wishing for things and giving up when they don’t happen quickly? Learn to set clear goals like a ninja to achieve them
The thought of your child driving a car is pretty terrifying for most parents. Luckily Young Driver can help get your teen mobile before the dreaded 17th birthday
It’s that time to buy the stocking fillers. So it’s a good job I’ve done the research for you and come up with a bucket load of great bits and pieces for just about everyone
The nice people over at Furniture At Work got me thinking about where I would rather be than in the office. Where would my office Narnia be?
Staying motivated when you work online can be tough. So what do you do when your motivation has taken an unscheduled week off and you’ve got work to do?
Stopping drinking wasn’t a particularly conscious decision I made. It just happened. But I am concerned by those that are offended at my sober status.
Having the right tools for your start-up can be invaluable to helping you get started. So here are 10 business start-up tools that I couldn’t manage without
Dealing with death becomes more common the older you get. But what do you do when a friends loved one dies? How do you deal with your friends grief?
The legal aspects of blogging are often overlooked by bloggers. Here are a few tips to help you stay on the right side of the law and keep your blog legal
When you are self-employed sick pay and a guaranteed wage every month are a luxury. But here are 3 things I don’t miss about working for someone else
Deciding to sell your business is serious business and not something you should undertake lightly or without help. Here are a few points to consider
Dinner from the new menu at the recently refurbished Grill In The Park at the Worsley Marriott Hotel and Country Club is a must if you’re in the area
SEO is far too complex to sum up in one blog post. But here are 10 basic SEO tips for your website you should be doing to get some ranking for your blog
It’s quite difficult to decide what to charge, especially when you’re first starting out. Here are my 5 top tips to ensure you are charging enough
Do people think you don’t have a real job because you work from home? Here are my top 8 tips to help you work from home without going crazy!
Because starting a business isn’t difficult enough, life decided to throw in some distractions too along the way. Here’s 5 you need to avoid
By 2020 it is predicted that in the US 40% of the workforce will be self-employed or freelance. Here are 10 tips to going freelance without going broke
If you’ve been in business for long enough chances are you’ve had at least one bad client. Here’s how to spot them and stop working with them!
You wouldn’t go into a shop and ask for something for free. So why ask someone in business to work for free or cheap? Cheap or free is not professional!
As promised to a very large number of people, here’s what happened next after my epic rant about the marketing at Preston North End
For some reason people think that starting your own business is the path to every lasting happiness. Really it’s just a big emotional rollercoaster
Football marketing at my beloved Preston North End isn’t looking so hot right now. It needs a wake-up call. Please don’t take my sunshine away.
A good office design can really help your business achieve its goals. My friends at Penketh Group told me the importance of office design for productivity
Did you know that more people go down the path to divorce in January than any other month? January really is National Divorce Month!