Casting your net

Networking. Love it or hate it, you probably need it. Cast your net - it's not as scary as you think! The thought of networking absolutely terrified me - how would I hold my own in a room full of people who (I assumed) were more knowledgeable, experienced and confident than me? But I knew …

Any volunteers?

It's National Volunteers' Week. Volunteering has been a massive part of my life and, as such, has had a massive impact on the course it's taken. My longest volunteering role was with Hospital Radio Plymouth. I started this while I was studying for my degree, and I'm still a member today. I also volunteer on …

Who are you?

I really wanna know! And actually, I really do. People often come to me saying they want to promote a particular product, project or ‘story’, but haven’t thought any further than that. But people like people, and for most small businesses, the person they’re most interested in is you – the owner, the person they’ll …