Substack 101: how to use and enjoy the platform

Since I moved my business newsletter over to Substack in November last year, I’ve been getting some questions about Substack. Most of the time the person asking the question looks at me slightly sheepishly and asks, “But, uhm, what exactly is Substack?”. I love getting this question! As I wrote here, I did a deep-dive into all…… Continue reading Substack 101: how to use and enjoy the platform

interview: Anna Considine on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

One of my key values is community: I love connecting with other small business owners and get inspired by how they run their businesses and live their lives. In this interview series I’m asking lovely small business owners to share how they run a slow, gentle and profitable business. In this post, Anna Considine shares…… Continue reading interview: Anna Considine on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

interview: Taylor Broughton on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

One of my key values is community: I love connecting with other small business owners and get inspired by how they run their businesses and live their lives. In this interview series I’m asking lovely small business owners to share how they run a slow, gentle and profitable business. In this post, Taylor Broughton shares…… Continue reading interview: Taylor Broughton on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

should you move your newsletter to Substack?

If you’ve been reading my newsletter recently, you know how much I love Substack. And you’ll know that I’m in the process of moving my newsletter to Substack too. It seems lately loads of people are talking about Substack—one friend even admitted to having Substack FOMO. So, the question is, as a small business owner,…… Continue reading should you move your newsletter to Substack?

practical strategies for rest as a small business owner

Do you feel like you get enough rest? And does rest really have a place in your business?In this post, I share some reflections on rest and practical strategies for rest as a small business owner. the dream of rest I dream of a world in which rest in normal. In which rest, is fact,…… Continue reading practical strategies for rest as a small business owner

how to feel more supported in your business

One of the great joys and surprises for me over the past two years has been creating and finding community with other small business owners. Many business owners I speak to feel lonely in their businesses. You might long for having someone else to run ideas by, someone else to share the highs and lows…… Continue reading how to feel more supported in your business

4 practical strategies that help me run a slow, gentle and profitable business

For me, running a slow, gentle and profitable business is as much a matter of mindset, as it is of practical strategies. In this post I share 4 practical strategies that help me run a slow, gentle and profitable small business.  #1 schedule as much as possible One of the things that turned me off…… Continue reading 4 practical strategies that help me run a slow, gentle and profitable business

using social media in your small business: a blog conversation with Jo Dymock of Ochre and Flax

One of my key values is community: I love connecting with other small business owners and get inspired by how they run their businesses and live their lives. Before the summer I reached out to Jo Dymock of Ochre&Flax, which sells candles, stationary and more to help you add more slow and self care to…… Continue reading using social media in your small business: a blog conversation with Jo Dymock of Ochre and Flax

interview: Rhiannon Adler on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

One of my key values is community: I love connecting with other small business owners and get inspired by how they run their businesses and live their lives. In this interview series I’m asking lovely small business owners to share how they run a slow, gentle and profitable business. In this post, Rhiannon Adler shares…… Continue reading interview: Rhiannon Adler on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

interview: Natalie Warner on running a slow, gentle + profitable business

One of my key values is community: I love connecting with other small business owners and get inspired by how they run their businesses and live their lives. In this interview series I’m asking lovely small business owners to share how they run a slow, gentle and profitable business. In this post, Natalie Warner shares…… Continue reading interview: Natalie Warner on running a slow, gentle + profitable business