The One Thing Missing From All Business Courses

The One Thing Missing From All Business Courses

Career, News
Today's blog comes from co-founder Firestarter herself, Théa Anderson, who shares a bit about her story and the missing piece in the puzzle of creating a life and business you truly love. Let’s be honest, starting a project, a business—putting that dream out there into the cold light of day, makes most people feel vulnerable. It takes courage. It takes making a great deal of decisions, sometimes alone. You have to take your beautiful idea and nurture it. To nourish it and give it a chance to thrive. No one feels 100% sure (it’s a myth that they do). No one knows 100% what they’re doing (another myth). The truth is: everyone must adapt as they go along. Maybe you make a business plan, maybe you go on a marketing…
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In Conversation With Alice Reeves

In Conversation With Alice Reeves

Career, Confidence
Today we chat to superstar Wildfire Woman, Alice Reeves! She talks to us about community, collaboration, conversation and the magic that happens when you learn to trust, ask, and take. Tell us what you do - and more importantly, why you do it? I'm a social media and content marketing consultant, and my business is called The Joyful Web. I believe marketing your business should be fun, creative, and an opportunity for self-expression – the most successful marketing has a purpose beyond simply selling what you offer, and that's what I aim to create and get my clients excited about. I'm also a children's author and in partnership with illustrator Phoebe Kirk (another awesome Wildfire Woman!) we have self-published four children's books for ages 5-8 under the name Truth &…
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How becoming my own boss has changed my life

How becoming my own boss has changed my life

Career
Today's story comes from Wildfire Woman and Brighton Girl herself, Pippa Moyle. We love Pippa's insightful look into the behind-the-scenes (and behind the Instagram filters) snapshot into life when you're your own boss. It's not all 6-figure overnight successes, that's for sure ;) Take it away Pippa! Six months ago to the day, I was wracked with a mess of emotions. My savings account was empty, my current account was completely avoided, the temperature was stubbornly plummeting below zero and having the heating on became an increasingly stressful luxury. This is a pretty normal description of a January for most adults. Hidden beneath the 'New Year's Resolutions' is the harsh reality that we spent far more than we should have in December and should probably detox before we do our…
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Wildfire Women: Sarah Wade’s Story

Wildfire Women: Sarah Wade’s Story

Career
The first in our series of personal stories from our Wildfire Women is from Sarah Wade, co-author of two books and founder of Find Your Dream Job - a blog that shares the stories of other inspiring people who have pursued their career dreams. Take it away, Sarah! Looking for a shift in my own life I signed up for a food writing course with the hope of trying out a freelance writing career. It quickly became apparent that I was a novice amongst real food experts. But each week a guest was invited in from the food industry and every Thursday at 8.00pm I observed someone who was in love, engaged and excited by what they did for a living. It was a revelation to me, a total antidote…
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