The Blog

This blog is an eclectic collection of business tips and tutorials, mixed up with my personal musings and tales of a mum of three, running a creative business and building a life.

Our Financial Journey – Part One

All through my twenties I figured "It doesn't matter - I'll have my shit sorted by the time I'm 30!" Not sure how I thought I would have said shit sorted, when I was doing nothing at all about getting it sorted!! And by shit - I'm mostly talking about money, financial...

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My intentions for 2017 – My three words

I have often chosen a specific word to guide my focus and intention into a new year and last year, thanks to a tip from Katie Wyatt and some seriously powerful inspiration from Chris Brogan I decided to choose THREE WORDS. Last year my words were FOCUSED, ENERGISED...

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Why my WHY isn’t all about my kids

First let me just say how excited I am that I can say KIDS! Ok so two are still cooking, but I love them already and can't wait to meet them early next year. I LOVE being a Mum. But being a Mum has never defined me and even when Aston was only a few weeks old I knew I...

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Five Big Takeaways from #arftulbizcon

Has it really only been three and half weeks since I was in a room with 90 amazing business ladies (and a few good men too) spending two days being inspired and learning about running a creative, passion driven business!? It feels like it was just yesterday and it...

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Are you diminishing yourself through the words you use?

Have you ever noticed  those small, sneaky words that we put in our spoken and written dialogue, that diminish what we are saying and discredit us as the smart, driven women we are. These words often seem like a harmless attempt to soften the impact, to help us come...

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ABP 021 Creativity, Inspiration and Fear

Felicity O’Connor is a professional painter has a Masters degree in Art Therapy and is a registered psychologist who lives and works on the Central Coast of NSW. As a painter her creative career spans over twenty five years and includes being a finalist in several...

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ABP 20: #LBC Getting Back on the Horse

Today I am chatting with the fabulos Katie Wyatt again for another episode of #LadyBoss Chats. We both had a very disrupted month in March, which mean not too much work got done at all. Today we are sharing with you our stories around that, what that meant for our...

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Let the YOU Shine Through

It doesn't matter what sort of business you run. From consultants and coaches to artists, makers and designers there is so much value and beauty in embracing your personal brand and letting people get to know the PERSON behind the business. Whether you have a business...

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Your Creativity & How To Spark It

Some of you run artful and creative based businesses; there are designers, writers and artists among us. But in case you didn’t realise it, you are all creative people. You simply can’t be an entrepreneur without also being creative. In fact I honestly believe you...

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