The defining moment in my marriage came the night my father died. I hadn’t felt loved or cared about for, by my husband, in years. I knew then that I couldn’t spend the rest of my life married to him but I had a 12 year old daughter to care for. Three years later after two bouts of depression and counselling, I started to make plans in my head. I’d worked for a bank for 15 years prior to having my daughter but hadn’t worked since other than volunteering at her primary school.
Starting a business is exciting, just as exciting, if not more, than going travelling and when you go travelling you need a plan of how it is all going to happen. Well you do if you don’t want to find yourself stuck somewhere unimaginable without funds or a clue how to get out of there, anyway! And it’s the same with your business.
We’ve all heard about, that Social Media stuff, and it does seem if pretty much everyone is getting involved - well, it is social media after all. Yet the vast majority of companies still seem confused about how best to leverage Social Media for business. So what's it all about? And how do you best go about it?
Wikizine talked to two of our own readers about their experiences of how divorce impacted on their careers. When a marriage, or any long-term relationship, breaks down, the repercussions can be traumatic. For some, especially those who chose to care for their family full-time, the financial implications can be devastating!
Claire Burdett - Starting your own business is the dream of over half the population, and most start ups are, at least initially, home businesses. For you to realise your dreams there are certain key issues that need to be considered because the businesses that succeed have one thing in common – they acknowledge the need for careful thought, planning, and guidance. Don’t try and do this all on your own!
Claire Burdett shares her expertise on how to sell your product, with Wikizine's readers. Selling. Cold calling. Hard sell. The very words are enough to strike fear and loathing into the hearts of most Brits, not withstanding the peculiar brand of folk who seem to populate The Apprentice's boardroom on an annual basis.