natural products

Switching to natural products and chemical-free living

It’s been around a decade since I started looking for natural products and trying to eliminate as many chemicals from our home as I could. To begin with, it was about protecting the kids (isn’t that always the first motivation for women to make changes?) Later though, it became about my health as well – reducing risk factors that contribute …

Ep 030: Defining success – when enough is enough

If you’re pushing yourself to go harder to make more money, or feeling like a bit of chump because you’re not turning over millions, it might be time to ask yourself: What is enough? I see so many women caught up in this idea that they are somehow failing or not good at this business thing because they don’t earn …

work-life juggle

Three mistakes I made doing the work-life juggle

I know the work-life juggle can be tough – it’s a busy load to carry, no doubt, when you’re a working woman with a family, household and job. It is doable though and you can actually manage it well, with energy and enjoyment, if you take reasonable care of yourself and practice some boundary-setting around your time. It’s a complete …

Ep 029: Intention, leadership and doing business better

Do you work with your husband or partner? Rebecca Plant does, and while she loves it, the idea sounds like hell to me! It is however the reality for a lot of small biz owners and SHEs, who work in a business alongside hubby. Rebecca, a former journo and mate of mine from the old newsroom days, works alongside her …

Ep 028: Lessons from The (Ultimate) Boss

I’ve seen God, and he plays guitar. This spiritual experience I speak of was seeing Bruce Springsteen in concert on his most recent Aussie tour. His Born in the USA album played a big part of my teen years, so to see him in person was pretty amazing. As a consequence, I do gush a little through this episode. Couldn’t …

Ep 027: Confessions of a Misfit Entrepreneur

If you’ve ever felt like you just don’t fit the mould of entrepreneur or business owner, this episode will encourage you to be a misfit! We’re told we ‘should’ have lots of things – invariably including a six-figure launch, perfectly blow dried hair and a sales funnel – but the reality is very different for the vast majority of us. …

better content

Ep 026: A strategy for better content – look in the background

If you’re putting out posts and content on your website and social media channels but it feels like you’re talking to yourself, then this episode will help. In this episode, I’m sharing with you a strategy that good journalists and feature writers use – it’s to look at what’s happening in the background to find the colour and depth of …

Ep 25 Tash Corbin

Ep 025: Starting business on a low to no budget

When you’re starting business or in the early stages, it’s easy to blow your dough on a bunch of products and services you don’t need, including technology and coaching. Business coach and mentor Tash Corbin is super, super passionate about seeing the end of what she calls the ‘pink ghetto’ – women not making money in their business – and …

Jules Ingall

Ep 024: From WAG to business woman

Jules Ingall is the wife of retired V8 Supercar racing driver Russell Ingall and for more than 20 years, she played a support role to her professional athlete husband. Now though, she is establishing herself as a travel destination photographer, which sprang from her efforts to post positive and beautiful images on social media to counteract the negativity she was …

Ep 023: Having a clear direction

Sonya Lovell helps solopreneurs and small biz owners achieve their goals and stay on track, but it took a bit of a life shakeup to get her own business on track and find her ideal path herself. As an online business manager, Sonya is like a virtual general manager or COO and she helps her clients manage the people, processes, systems …

Ep 022: Use storytelling to connect with people

Human beings have been using storytelling as a way of connecting with each other ever since we lived in caves. It’s how we find like-minded souls, connect with people we love, and how we make sense of the world around us. Storytelling is the whole reason the media exists! Sharing stories on your website or blog, social media channels, in …