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


The Changing World of Entrepreneurship had passed me by

With the last few of years of my life spent running a barely-surviving business, I was so busy firefighting there was little time left over to register anything outside the company. When I finally put my head up, I immediately saw the incredible number of modifications that had happened in virtually every area of our changing business world…
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10 Great tips for confidence when selling or presenting

When I started out in business, I absolutely loathed selling in person.  I was horribly self-conscious, socially awkward and went through agonizing horrors of misery every time I scraped up the money to go out to sell and see customers.  I suffered stage fright beforehand, and black wretchedness of “if only’s” afterwards.   Over several decades, I…
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Failure shouldn’t be a dirty word

 As entrepreneurship grows, the rate of business failures will inevitably grow in tandem.   But equally success rates rise with 2nd attempts.   You only have to look at the James Dyson phenomenen Read more  
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