Business

repurposed furniture

Bee-purposed – repurposed furniture made in Manchester.

Repurposed furniture is seeing a surge in popularity and last week I launched a rather more personal website project. My husband, the original “Man Who Can” handyman, has branched out into a sideline, creating stunning dining furniture, console tables, garden furniture, and coffee tables from repurposed scaffolding boards. Upcycling or repurposing has become more popular … Read more

Home-schooling

Home-schooling, WFH, and cat-wrangling!

How we are home-schooling, working, and trying to get along in our current state of a new normal? Not a guide or a “How-to!”, merely my musings on our personal juggle and how I try to keep moods up, tantrums down, and everyone’s eyes on the prize – an eventual end to lockdown. Daaaaaaay 180 … Read more

Web design for small businesses

5 great reasons why your business needs a website.

Small businesses can have many expenses to consider when setting up. A website might sometimes seem like an unnecessary additional expense, which is best left until later. This blog shares 5 great reasons why your business needs a website. 1. A good website makes your business look professional. Customers have certain expectations of businesses. 56% … Read more

Overcoming imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome – you can overcome the curse of the small business

What is “Imposter syndrome” and how can you overcome it? According to Lexico.com, Imposter syndrome is “ the persistent inability to believe that one’s success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one’s own efforts or skills.”.[1]  Matthew Caines writes that “imposter syndrome affects one in five small and medium-sized enterprise … Read more