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Why I Am NOT Flogging You A Black Friday Deal

Open Letter To My Gorgeous Readers: Why I Am NOT Flogging You A Black Friday Deal

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It’s that time of the year when your inbox screams ‘Black Friday’ with every refresh. Your social media feed is crammed with uber-hyped offers and anyone with anything imaginable to sell is supposed to discount like crazy, to persuade you to buy. But I’m NOT sending you a Black Friday offer this week. And here’s […]

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GDPR: Why You DON’T Need To Delete Your List On 25th May – And 3 Practical Actions You Can Take Instead

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With just a few weeks left until the GDPR deadline, many microbusinesses are struggling to get their heads round the complexity of the legislation. It was brought in without simplifications, which means that kitchen table solopreneurs have to comply with the same complexity as multinationals like Amazon, who have had entire teams working on this […]

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GDPR: Why We Urgently Need An Extension To The Compliance Deadline

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Tens of thousands of UK microbusinesses are struggling to comply with the new GDPR rules, which require us to achieve the same level of compliance as multinational businesses like Amazon and Google, when we might have only one employee. Many have had to cancel important projects, to work on this full-time. Many are simply giving […]

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Clare Josa with Chris Ducker

Interview: How To Handle Entrepreneurial Self-Doubt

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I don’t know about you, but I have certainly had my moments of entrepreneurial self-doubt (and more!) on my business journey. The worst case was deleting the manuscript for Dare To Dream Bigger, the night before it was due to go to the printer, because I was scared. That was despite my R&D team telling […]

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How to have an unhappy new year - positively

Does ‘Happy New Year’ Make You Want To Cry? How To Have A Positive, Unhappy New Year

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Does it hurt, every time someone wishes you a ‘happy new year’? If your Christmas has been far from happy, here’s a 3-step strategy that will help.

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Why I’m Leaving Facebook (Kinda!) And Why That’s GREAT NEWS If You Run A Business

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Do you ever make decisions that surprise you? That feel scary but right? Sometimes when I take a step back from my business and do some visioning, it surprises me what comes through. And the deep dive work I did last week brought me a big surprise: I’m moving most of my business stuff off […]

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#MeToo The Real Reason Why I Left Engineering

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The viral spread of the #metoo campaign has made me wish that I had known, fifteen years ago, that I was not alone. I might have told someone about the sexual harassment. I might have said ‘no’. I might not have laughed it off and thought it was part of my job, as a rare […]

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How To Overcome Secret Nerves About Networking Events – AKA Networking Tips For Introverts

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Do you ever feel nervous about networking events? You know you ‘have to’ do them, but you secretly dread them and feel a huge sense of relief, once they’re over? Or maybe you get there and scan round the room at everyone else looking so confident and like they belong and you secretly feel like a fraud, […]

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Are You An Introverted Entrepreneur? And Why Should You Care?

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Well, are you an introverted entrepreneur? I’m curious! We’re not talking shy vs out-going here. We’re talking in the Carl Jung sense, about where you get your energy from. Are you a social butterfly who loves nothing more at the end of the day than to go out with a group of friends? Or do you […]

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Pierre Moscovici Announces Proposed EU VAT Threshold & Simplifications For EU Digital VAT

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: Just announced by Pierre Moscovici of the European Commission: proposed EU VAT threshold of €10k cross-border sales and the €100k simplifications we have all been campaigning for since December 2014. In this update: Summary – key facts you need to know Our position as the EU VAT Action Campaign Team We […]

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