Working on holiday?

I recently read an interesting (and possibly contentious?) article in The Times weekend supplement about the benefits of working on holiday! Apparently, it’s not particularly good for us to go completely into sloth mode. We need some down-time to become refreshed and renewed (and allow new ideas about work to come in while we are rested and relaxed),  but apparently, it is no bad thing to … Continue reading Working on holiday?

What is an elevator pitch?

I’ve recently joined the ‘Savvy Solos Club, convened and orchestrated by the inimitable Nicola Jayne Little. I interviewed Nicola about her company Digital Sparkles (www.digitalsparkles.co.uk.) last year – the link to the interview is below. Nicola bounced into my life during a European-funded business course on which she was a tutor. She is a bundle of energy and inspiration. A former teacher (like me) she … Continue reading What is an elevator pitch?