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With the demands of parenthood, you could class being a mum as a full-time profession. However, some women strike a difficult balance between being a mother and operating their own business. One such entrepreneur is new mum Rosie Willett, founder of Rosie Willett Designs and a bespoke bridal headbands designer. Here, we catch up with Rosie as she explains more about her successful business: #1 Tell us about Rosie Willett Designs — how did you get into designing wedding headpieces? I studied Fashion Marketing at Northumbria University...

Do you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Is your brain getting enough exercise during your waking hours? If the skills and tasks you perform daily are easy and repetitive, you likely aren’t giving your brain enough of a challenge. The more adept you become at a skill, the less work it takes your brain to allow you to perform it.  This is a direct result of your brain stretching itself over time. When your brain is bored, it impacts your sleep. Lack of sleep impacts, well, just about everything else regarding your wellness. Getting...

We’ve all seen The Devil Wears Prada, but despite the fashion industry coming across as a place only the mad and foolish would want to be a part of, it still manages to capture the hearts and minds of many a young entrepreneur. The good news is that you don’t have to accept verbal abuse as part of a rigorous internship to get ahead. Today is the era of the entrepreneur, and if you want to be involved in the fashion industry at a high level, you can be: you can do it yourself. By starting your own clothing company, you’ll have a space...

Soaring mountains, rushing rivers, spectacular gorges, desert panoramas and sparkling wineries dot the landscape in western Canada. The best way to see it all is by rental car. We took five days to travel from the Rocky Mountains to the west coast but it could equally have taken us five weeks. Banff is a resort town and one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations. It is surrounded by spectacular mountains and the Banff National Park. There are numerous hotels, restaurants, shops, spas and everything else required by visitors....

Modern tech has changed lives for the entirety of the population, but arguably its biggest impression has been made on those with disabilities. Before technology intervened, numerous disabilities simply excluded people from a variety of tasks. If you had speaking difficulties and couldn’t talk on the phone, then you’d have to send a letter – waiting up to a fortnight for a reply. If you struggled walking, then just the simple task of getting the weekly grocery shop done was problematic in and of itself. If you couldn’t see,...

When you are trying to develop your business, something you will always need to think about a lot is how your business actually looks from the outside. Although outside perception is not everything, in business it means a great deal, especially when it comes to the perception of the customer and the average person on the street. The best entrepreneurs manage to craft an image of their business which others find to be wholly positive, and in doing so they improve their business performance greatly. If you have always wondered how to do...

“Google Play Store” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Bram.Koster Google Play, Android’s answer to the App Store, now reviews app submissions manually. The move comes as part of a wider effort to substantially reduce the number of poor-quality apps that clutter what has become a crowded marketplace of over 3 million apps, most of which are free-to-play, with principal revenues generated from in-app purchases. So, if you’re a budding developer with a great idea for a new app, and you want that app to feature on Google Play, you...

When providing healthcare to the masses, there are so many things to think about. You have to think about how you’re going to store patient information, how you’re going to pay your medical staff, how you can get the best medical staff on-board to provide care to patients, and many other aspects of running a healthcare business. On top of all of that, you’ve got to think about how you bill your patients – your customers. If you mess up the billing process, this could result in patients who are super frustrated that they were...

Adolescence for studying, youth and middle age for work, and old age for retirement – this has been the unwritten rule governing our lives since time immemorial. However, the internet has shattered these rules and has freed us from such artificial restrictions. Some of the biggest companies today were setup by youngsters before they even completed their degree. The internet allows an aged person to share wisdom gained through years of experience to others and continue earning even after retirement. Similarly, you can continue learning...

Running a business in the modern age can be very difficult. Thanks to the internet, even the smallest of companies are expected to keep up with the bigger businesses. You have to make sure your social media is on point, your offices are good enough for modern workers, and your products meet the standards customers expect. This is all while dealing with the normal operation of your business, too. To help you out with this, this post is going to be going through some of the best ways to use social efforts to solve issues in your business....