A normal week

This week is a normal week. “Nothing strange nor startling here!“, as my Irish mother-in-law says to us most weeks when we phone her.  A great expression, which comforts me when I hear it.  The day she has strange or startling news, we are all in...

Mumpreneur – who me?

So it seems that the term ‘mumpreneur’ has entered the English language officially, as it has been recognised by the Collins dictionary in its 11th edition. I’m sure a fair few of you are really happy about this, happy that the status which you use...

Mums in business: What a difference an hour makes

In an interview last year I was asked the question “If you could only work on your business for 1 hour a day what would you focus on to make it a success?” That’s a great question and started me thinking about how important it is particularly for us mums to get the...

Why bother with media relations?

What are your relations with the media like? Do you – or anyone else in your business for that matter – have anything to do with the media? Do you have any kind of PR strategy? You might know that you ought to, but you might also be thinking: what’s the point,...