Ah networking! As self employed and freelance people, it’s something we know we’ve got to get to grips with. But if, like us, you find walking into a room full of business people a little daunting, follow our top tips to networking success.
Whether they’re creating airlines or lingerie, today’s top business leaders all have one thing in common: they have mastered the art of self-marketing and personal branding. Your personal brand is what makes you unique and can be summed up with the words and phrases your customers and colleagues would use to describe you and what you stand for. To help you figure out what your personal brand is and whether it could do with sharpening up, we’re going to take a look at some famous entrepreneurs and their personal brands… Continue Reading
Is the multi-hyphen career the future? We asked three entrepreneurs for their view…
Here at Hey Tuesday, we’re always talking about the importance of a personal brand. And if you have a strong personal brand, the sky’s the limit in terms of your career options. It’s no longer expected that you’ll just stick to one profession your whole life; millennials are multi-skilled and prize individualism above everything else. The idea of having multiple career strands on the go at once is no longer seen as fickle, indecisive or unreliable – it’s actually beginning to be seen as the holy grail in terms of career fulfilment. It is now common to have a ‘day job’ to pay the bills whilst exploring other career options that allow you to develop your passions, creative side or entrepreneurial flair. Hey Tuesday sought the views of three multi-hyphen career ninjas about this new trend that everyone is talking about and how to make it happen for yourself.Continue Reading
Is working for yourself really all it’s cracked up to be? And is working for someone else really all that bad? We bet whichever camp you fall into, you’ll have a strong view on this. And if you’re someone who’s considering jumping the fence and joining the other side, you need to know the full facts before you do! So..entering the ring for five rounds, here we go…ding ding! Continue Reading
After achieving pop success in the 90s as part of indie girl band Kenickie, Lauren Laverne spent a few years under the radar before reinventing herself over the last decade as a successful broadcaster, radio presenter and digital entrepreneur. As well as her regular daytime slot on BBC 6 Music, Lauren presents on TV, including as part of the BBC Glasto coverage. She is now also co-founder and broadcast director at The Pool, a new wave, softly feminist online women’s mag aimed at time stretched women and tackling topics including the realities of womanhood, fashion and social justice. So what can we learn from this multi skilled polymath? And what inspiration can we take for our own careers, startups and entrepreneuring journeys?Continue Reading
You’ve decided it’s time to invest in some top business headshots to promote your personal brand and help your business to shine – go you! The key thing now is to make sure you get the absolute most you can out of it, so you get kick ass headshots that you can be really proud of. With just a little thought and preparation you can head to your shoot confident that the resulting shots will be just what you’re looking for. So what exactly should you be thinking about pre shoot? Here’s our Hey Tuesday low down…Continue Reading