Recently I’ve been getting up early and that makes a big difference. It’s quiet, there are no distractions with emails/phone calls and the satisfaction that by 9 am, you’ve almost done half a day’s work.
It’s so long ago, I can’t remember now.
Engaging editorial always wins.
The best thing about being online is access to all the information you could possibly need from finding the correct answer, to settle an argument, to sourcing Tahitan vanilla extract, to learning about how to nail social media. The downside is that we’re all prone to information overload and so it’s important to switch off.
It’s not strange but I’m always staggered how generous people are with their time, either when asked to be one of our weekly guest editors (Richard Branson shared some favourite sites with us recently), the judges who help us with our Website of the Year Awards (a big ask) and more generally, the community feel that the GWG engenders.
I love working with start-ups, giving them a foothold online in those early days when you need all the help you can get.
Going for a run. I can be feeling incredibly tired, I go for a run, get home and feel completely refreshed.
I take my hat off to Holly Tucker and Sophie Cornish of Not On The High Street. They have done such an incredible job working with artisans/producers. When I see their ads on the telly, I am just so thrilled for them. They’ve both worked very very hard and deserve the success.
I love reflexology… not sure if it classifies as a spa treatment but it really does the trick. It can be painful but it’s worth it…
Making sure I get some exercise every day, even if it’s just a brisk walk. I wear a Fitbit to make sure I do the necessary number of steps every day.
knows when she’s made a mistake and can either move on quickly or learn from the experience.
Listen to more music. It’s gone off my radar recently and I just realised I’m missing it.
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