What do you stand for?

What are the things, the values, that are important to you, and to your business? We’re all so busy, and so much of our lives, personal and working, can end up being lived on a kind of auto-pilot. We do the things we do because that’s what we do, and that’s what we’ve always done. […]

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2017 Review

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! This always feels like an exciting time – a whole shiny new year waiting, a clean slate, and so many possibilities. But before we dive headlong into our plans and aspirations for 2018, a really helpful thing to do is spend a little bit of time reflecting on the year gone by, […]

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The #MakingGood Christmas Market!

This is totally last minute, but I’m sure I’m not the only one still searching for “good” ideas for gifts to give this Christmas. If you’re quick, you can get still your order in for the last posting dates! There are so many brilliant independent businesses out there, not only making good stuff, but making […]

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[050] – Sparking Joy

Episode 50! This feels like a huge milestone and this time last year is not something that I ever could have envisaged – thank you so much listening, and for all the comments and reviews (if you fancy leaving one on i-tunes, you can do that right here – it really does help to spread […]

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[046] – Feeding bellies not bins – changing how we think about food waste with Corin Bell from Real Junk Food Manchester

The Real Junk Food Project is an idea that was started by one man, a chef called Adam Smith, that was set up in December 2013 in Armley in Leeds and has grown into a “global, organic network of pay as you feel concepts” which¬†divert surplus edible food destined for waste and¬†make it accessible for […]

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[045] – Dreaming Small

In this episode I’m exploring the concept of dreaming small. I talk about some of my own aspirations, for my life and for my own business, and how I feel under pressure to aspire to something much more than that. How I feel like I should be wanting to build a 7 figure business with […]

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Top Tips for Community Business from Project Dirt

Community business is, according to Nick Gardner, co-founder of Project Dirt, an idea whose time has come. But what exactly is community business? It’s business that is locally rooted, is owned locally, and re-invests it’s profits back into social good for the local community. It brings business principles to the community sector to help the […]

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