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
If you have headshots that you like and which make you feel good about yourself and your personal brand, there will be another big bonus – and that’s self confidence. In business, the importance of self confidence can’t be underestimated – it allows you to perform at your best and reach your potential. Headshots that put a spring in your step will not only boost your confidence but give you an injection of motivation as well and fire you up for the year ahead – perfect to shake off those January blues and get the year off to a good start. Continue Reading
To create an effective personal brand, everything you do to promote yourself needs to reflect who you are, the values you stand for and what it’s like to work with you. A big part of your personal brand should be your business headshots, which need to perfectly encapsulate your professional life. Here are some top tips to get you started. Continue Reading
Making a career out of your passion is one of the most challenging yet rewarding things you can do. Here are six of the best podcasts, as recommended by the Hey Tuesday crew, which feature tips for start ups and entrepreneurs so you can get inspired.
How I Built This
Want to hear how some of the most successful entrepreneurs of recent years made their dreams a reality? Featuring business megastars such as the founders of Instagram and AirBnB, this podcast lets you hear from the horse’s mouth what’s really involved when building a successful start-up. Subscribe here.
This first appeared here on Huffington Post
I’m into my third year of running my own business, Hey Saturday, and have recently launched a sister company, Hey Tuesday, and a lot of people have been asking me where I got the courage from to strike out on my own and work for myself.
I was pretty scared of giving up a good, steady income to be honest – just like everyone else – and that fear wouldn’t go away. But, I noticed my desire to work for myself wouldn’t go away either, in fact it was growing.