Entrepreneur and former Apprentice contestant Camilla Ainsworth makes sure she is the "master of her minutes" every morning. As the owner of a start-up, she has to use her time wisely. So that means multi-tasking and just a few to-do lists.
There’s still a problem with men and women not being encouraged to enter roles or industries that stereotypically are not associated with their gender
"Small, mindful, purposeful steps contribute to a big difference."
Here's four things to ask yourself before you throw in the towel.
Perhaps surprisingly, mania and anxiety can produce great work and spark creativity. Some of the greatest names through history, in terms of discovery and changing the world around us, had a mental health disorder or a learning disability or sometimes both - Albert Einstein, Ernest Hemingway and Charles Darwin.
'People don't want to work in companies that don't have a social impact.'
If there’s anyone who can talk about social business it’s Sonal Shah. The Mumbai-born American economist served as the director
The life of an entrepreneur is one of high risk. One risk that isn't often addressed is that to your health. The fast-paced environment of today's entrepreneur means the need to pivot or scale can lead to your health being put behind other investments and priorities. Despite your health being arguably your most valuable asset, it often isn't regarded as one.
Let's face it, being self employed and running your own business is hard work, building your own startup is even harder, but add being a parent to the equation and any fellow mum will tell you there can be days when you will feel everything is impossible!
Has there ever been a more important time to talk about community? What brings communities together, what makes them stick, what grows, supports and nurtures them? How do communities come together when the going gets tough, and how do they celebrate and grow?
Do we still need feminism in the Western world? From the right to vote to equal pay, across many fields the battle has been
Five years is a long time in the life of a small business. In five years the whole world can have changed - staff gone, new team, new office, growth, sometimes decline, changing markets, and not to forget that 40% of small businesses don't make it to five years.... It is this more than anything else that sits at the heart of Small Business Saturday. If we can stop more businesses failing, that can mean huge benefits to communities and the economy as a whole.
Your business isn't going to run itself, and if you want to be noticed in a competitive space, you must put the work in. For instance, the fancy website that you paid good money to have designed isn't going to be enough on its own to get your business noticed.
In the Spring Budget, the UK Chancellor stated that equipping young people for the jobs of tomorrow is the only way of ensuring
So, for all you working mums reading this now (on your smartphone) take a minute to congratulate yourself for inspiring the next generation. For showing your daughters that having your own business, while often tough, is empowering. For showing your sons that it is possible to be a mum and work. Carry on the great job and the great message that will pave the way for your kids to also follow their dreams.
Squad Goals isn't just for millennials. The people you surround yourself with matter. They have the power to support you, stretch you and drive you to success. My squad is full of interesting and inspiring people, and it grows every day. I suggest you find a squad that does the same.
Like Anneka Rice without the jump suit, like Ground Force without the mud, like Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares without the swearing, Do It Digital descends on a town to super charge small business digital skills. Like superheroes with portable Wi-Fi, the Do It Digital experts look to change the fortunes of the most cherished small businesses across the nation.
Students already have a lot on their plate - from keeping their grades up to building a healthy social life. This, however
When reflecting on International Women's Day, I remember some of the women that have inspired me, and the lessons I have
It is that time of year when many of us start to re-evaluate our life goals and long-term plans, and for some of us that