What do J.K.Rowling, Bill Gates and Audrey Hepburn all have in common?

Audrey Hepburn

After spending years being described as ‘the quiet one’ by pretty much anyone who came across me (a label that I constantly wished to be released from during my younger days), I’m now very proud to say that I embrace and love my quiet side in all its wonderful glory.

It’s become very clear to me over the last few years that introversion is certainly no barrier to success.

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Nervous of networking? Here’s an alternative.

Nervous of networking

As a quiet introvert, attending networking events has just never done it for me – even the word ‘networking’ can send shivers down my spine!

But of course as introverted business owners we still need to raise awareness of what we do…so what’s the alternative?

In this post, I share one of my all-time favourite ways of connecting with others and growing my business (while honouring my need for quiet, alone time).

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The Quiet Way is here!

Twitter rectangle the quiet way final

I am absolutely thrilled to announce the launch of my brand new e-course The Quiet Way.

Early on in my start-up journey I soon learned that the traditional business advice that is so often preached, simply didn’t work for me.

Unlike many of my extrovert counterparts who wanted to get ‘out and about’, I had no desire to attend networking events, present to large audiences, or be interviewed on live radio to raise awareness about what I did.

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How to start a WordPress Blog

How to start a wordpress blog

When it comes to running a business as an introvert I really believe that having a website is pretty essential.

Rather than having to constantly get out there and network with people face-to-face (gah!), a website can do the talking for you and allow you to shine in all your wonderful glory (whilst you curl up in the quiet comfort of your home with a cuppa).

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How to embrace your so-called ‘flaws’, no matter what.

How to embrace your so called flaws

Today’s guest post is by Grace Kelly of The Modern Creative’s Resource 

In life we can often find it easier to embrace all the positive aspects of ourselves. Especially if those aspects are seen as a boon by, or desired by, others.

What I mean by that is, you might be cool with sharing the fact that you went to college, run your own business, or that you’re able to play a slammin’ little ditty on the ukulele while standing on your head.

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Lovely Links: March 2015

Lovely links March 15

Lovely links is a monthly round-up of inspiring articles, nourishing goodness and feel-good tit-bits from around the web. Have a browse, get inspired and discover all the wonderful gems that are out there!

1. If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know I hate the word ‘should’, which is why I love this post from Sarah von Bargen on what to do when you feel ‘should-y’ about your business. Let’s ditch the ‘shoulds’!

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