10 #WFH tips I’ve learnt from 10 years of self-employment More people than ever before are moving to working from home – either due to COVID, or due to moving into some form of self-employment. I’ve been fully self-employed for over 10 years, and I’ve worked from home for this entire time. Over this time...
I’m Taking a Social Media & Content Break – July 2020Business is never-ending. When you have a job, you get holidays. But when you’re in business, you have to MAKE holidays, or they never happen. After being in business for over 12 years, I rarely take a real holiday (that is, where I do zero work, and don’t...
#MakingItPodcourse – Week 4 – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Today is the fourth and final week of the course, and in it, I talk about all things business management.
I’m going to cover managing a whole range of things – your focus, your energy, your expectations, your business systems, your time, and your schedule. Some of those might seem like somewhat of a surprise, but I promise you – managing all of them well is the only way to ensure everything flows smoothly in your business.
 How & Why to Document your Business SystemsHow often do you find yourself doing a repetitive task in your business, and thinking… ‘what’s the next step again?’ Do you find you leave out/forget important steps in the process? Do you get the same questions from customers over and over...
 An Interview with Jess’ Husband Nick – His Side of the Creative Journey
Have you ever wanted to hear the other side of the story?
What’s it like to be the partner of a creative entrepreneur?
What’s it like working full-time with your spouse in your business?
Who does the washing? (Spoiler: not Jess.)
We answer all these questions and more in this special, 200th episode of the Create & Thrive Podcast, where I interview my husband and right-hand-man, Nick Bianchi, on the show!
I did a call-out for questions… and boy, did you all deliver! So I asked, he answered, and we bantered about our experience working together and sharing all aspects of our lives over the last decade – since before Epheriell even began.
We had a lot of fun recording this, so I hope you enjoy listening to Nick’s experiences, and this glimpse ‘behind the curtain’ of a self-employed couple.