“I go back to the same three to five stories of people whose lives I have helped, and I just remind myself – if I don’t share this, if I don’t do this, then this would never have happened.” Tara Swiger is a coach for people who make or create products they’re passionate about, helping
One subject we’ve touched upon in previous episodes, and that I see coming up again and again with the people who take my courses or the women I mentor is this issue: ‘what do I call myself?’ In this week’s mini episode, I’m sharing why I encourage everyone to take themselves and their work seriously, and
“it helps you make meaningful, intentional decision that should last a lot longer than fashion” Fiona Humberstone empowers entrepreneurs to create powerful brands. A bestselling author and fearless entrepreneur, we met, somewhat randomly, on a ship in the Thames earlier this summer, where I was struck by her insight, enthusiasm and warmth. I called her
“It’s not so much that I have confidence in my opinions – it’s just that I think I’m saying the obvious!” This week’s episode is a bit of a fangirl moment for me – Hadley Freeman, author, journalist and Guardian columnist is somebody whose writing and wisdom has inspired me for a number of years.
“ignorance isn’t an excuse” Influencer marketing – endorsement by popular ‘real people’ like bloggers, Instagrammers and YouTubers barely existed four years ago. I can remember googling for agencies as I waited to quit my day job, and finding only a handful, mainly in the States. Repeat that search now and you’ll find 100s, all promising
“When we use acceptance or rejection as a determining factor of our worth in human beings, that’s when we get screwed.” (or, my personal favourite quote from this ep – “You’ve got to spend an awful lot of time with Patrick Swayze in a lake.” 😆) Sas’ website | blog | Instagram | Facebook Sas Petherick is a coach specialising in helping women
“A lot of us have some sort of sinking, subtle awareness that we’re playing small – even if we don’t know exactly what we mean by that. We have this feeling – I’m hiding, I’m holding back, I’m not using my gifts, I’m not really trusting my ideas.” Tara’s website | blog | Instagram | Twitter Sound familiar?
“The content is the key, every single time.” This week on Hashtag Authentic, it’s just me! For this solo episode, I’m chatting about some of the reasons your audience has either stopped growing, or why you’ve plateaued. We are fortunate to have an online creative community that allows us instant gratification , i.e. feedback, and this sort of
“Your brain goes off in nice creative tangents when you’re not thinking too hard.” Helen’s Instagram | twitter | website | shop (coming soon!) Shop all of Helen’s books I know I seem to say this every week, but author and illustrator Helen Stephens is truly one of my very best friends. She’s also brilliantly