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Start A Business. Mind Your Own | A Rant

We need to stop imposing what we want on other people.  I had a conversation with a friend the other day who, in a round about way, suggested that I'm boring.  Yes, I was in bed watching a documentary about Poundland - which is brilliant by the way - but their response of 'Lol, you need a holiday' really upset me. For a number of reasons.  First of all , you need to mind your own business.  You're not in a position to tell me what I need because you don't know enough about where I'm at.  Jobs aren't the same as careers. I cannot just abandon ship and let the company replace me. I am the company, at this moment in time. Leave people be.  There is nothing more insulting than 'you know what you need to do?' kind of people.  You can't take directions from people who've never been where you're headed. Also, don't   take advice from someone who has never built anything.  One thing that I've learnt i

Five Happy Things #3

It's time for part three of my Five Happy Things series. What's made you happy lately? 1) A lovely brunch date Can all Mondays kick off with a brunch date please? Last week, I met up with my wonderful friend Jacqui. No matter what stage you are at in your life, you should have people around you who inspire and encourage you. Jacqui is one of those people. She manages a career as a doctor, a family and a busy social life. When I grow up, I want to be like her. We chatted and caught up and shared what was going on in our lives. A fab couple of hours. The Plough in Harborne is one of my favourite brunch spots. The atmosphere is great. I cannot wait to see  how the place looks, once their expansion work is finished. This Eggs Benedict was so good 2) Work I went full time freelance with Honey Bee Copywriting one year ago and I'm so thankful for the place I'm in right now. There are still some goals that I am working towards but I've had the privilege to w

Melly's Musings | Adventures in Freelance

A little life update and where I'm at right now...