Category: Work

How to organise and declutter your email inbox

How to organise and declutter your email inbox

Do you wake up to hundreds of new emails in your inbox every day? Are most of them from companies you once bought something from, or newsletters you forgot you signed up for? You’re probably suffering from inbox overload.  I don’t know about you, but an out […]


Successful Single Mum: Vicky Charles

Successful Single Mum: Vicky Charles

Welcome to the new monthly (or thereabouts) Successful Single Mum series! Every month I’ll be profiling a single mum who is successfully making a better life for herself and her kids through self-employment. As a single mama weighed down with responsibility it’s easy to think self-employment isn’t […]


It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

Tomorrow it’s International Women’s Day. This post is a call-to-arms for equality in the workplace – #BeBoldForChange. When I returned to work after I had my daughter, I decided to work part-time. I was demoted. My responsibilities were slashed and a childless colleague with very little communications experience was given […]


18 advantages of self-employment for single mums

18 advantages of self-employment for single mums

Have you done a search for local flexible or part-time jobs lately? If like me you scan the local job sites every now hoping that your dream job – challenging, interesting, genuinely flexible – might have miraculously appeared, you’ll know just how far we are from that dream job […]


Bye bye nine-to-five, hello freedom and flexible working

Bye bye nine-to-five, hello freedom and flexible working

Flexible working. What does it mean to you? Having the flexibility to live life on my own terms – working where and when it suits me – is the major driving force behind why I became self-employed and why I created this site. And here’s my prediction for the future. […]