When you are self-employed, you generally have to have a certain personality trait which means you can motivate yourself to get to work. You don’t have a boss who tells you what time you need to start or shout at you for being lazy, it’s all on you. That being said, us creative business owners can have those ‘meh’ days when everything seems like a huge effort.
We can all be a little precious when it comes to taking up space in our inbox. As creative business owners, we don’t have the time to read all of the newsletters which we signed up to (usually to get a freebie) so we really have to dig deep and find those with value. I have chosen six which I make sure I read as soon as they arrive and that add meaning to an inbox otherwise full of Domino’s offers and missed Amazon deliveries…
The secret’s out, I am a huge introvert. After taking the Myers-Briggs Personality Test, I wasn’t at all surprised to find I am an ISFJ type (the ‘I’ meaning introvert). This is not new information to me, I have never wanted to be the centre of attention or introduce myself to new people and if anything, I have worn an introvert badge with pride for my whole life.
One of the best tools you can have for your business is a blog. Blogging shows your expertise, draws people to your website and gives your business a voice. But blogging can be difficult to keep up with alongside all the other jobs you need to complete as a business owner. The one way I have found to consistently post blogs is to create a content plan.