Articles & Writing

Here are a selection of articles I have written from publications all over the world.  I have written for Real Business  for several years and have expanded my subjects in recent years.   Have a browse through the old ones shown in categories on the left.  I am very happy to pitch for commissions on articles on broad variety of topics, but including :

  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Feminism, plus women and work and outside it
  • Psychology
  • Lifestyle including work life balance
  • Sales and marketing
  • Authenticity
  • Change
  • Challenges & Advantages in the Third Act

My own blogs are a a mixture of subjects, anything that I feel particularly strongly on,  or something I have found worth sharing .   A bit diverse but I hope they will both entertain and help you to know me better.

I am qualified copywriter and a writing course junkie, continually trying to improve my craft.   I occasionally take on copy-writing work such as blogs, press releases or newsletters for clients too so if I can be of help on that please email me on


Forget New Year’s Resolutions

They say that doing the doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome is the first sign of madness.  Yet making, and failing, at New Year’s resolutions has been going for some 4,000 years since the ancient Babylonians.  In the Babylonians case, they were bargaining with their Gods that they would…
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The habits of successful people

         With the New Year over and some of excelling at resolutions and some of us, let’s face it, slipping slightly off course, you could try a totally different approach this year.  Why not, instead, start making changes to your life by adopting the habits of the mega successful of this world.   If they have…
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Top tips for dealing with unhappy customers

Good customer service has become the key to business success, and a vital way for small companies to stand out against the giants. It wins trust, loyalty and sales. Service and the customer experience have to be at the heart of every company’s strategy now as expectations get higher every year. Technology means you can…
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Discover the true origins of Mindfulness:

Mindfulness is now hard to miss in the UK.  There are taster sessions, term long classes, break-outs at work, and meetings after work.   It fits perfectly with the growth of our desire for Me-Time, peace and quiet away from pressure and technology.  So what is mindfulness and where did it originate? Contrary to many people’s…
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