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SOME OF THIS IS WORTH READING. OTHER POSTS ARE RANTS ABOUT LIBRARY BOOKS
Do you know what? I suck at PR. I suck so hard at it I don’t even do it for myself. This press release below? It’s a hurriedly updated version of a great one I got back from a dear friend (and past copy student) Anna, from CreativeIQ, when I became an AusMumpreneur...
“But everything looks like it’s going so well on Instagram!” “Oh, I’ve seen your workshops advertised, you’re such a success, are you better?” And my personal favourite; “But you don’t look sick!” usually accompanied with, “You should try coconut oil/oh I think I have...
You know how all the marketing people tell you that Facebook lives will change your life? I believed them, but I just never really had anything to ‘live’ about. Until a day, last year, when I forgot my Kindergartener’s library books. And when I got home I was so...
SOMEWHAT IN ORDER (most recent first)
When my 12-year-old daughter informed me of her life plan, all the ugly parts of my parenting came to the surface. Her (current) ideal includes buying a farm, rescuing donkeys, baking scones every day and bearing a whole tribe of babies whom she plans to homeschool....read more
Before I began Crisp Crow Communications, I wrote an anonymous blog for a year. I didn’t tell anyone I was publishing, I just wanted to gauge if people would even read what I wrote, and if they’d like it. This blog piece had an outstanding response. I guess it...read more
Goodbye Safety Net, Hello Bugs. Why Motivation Doesn’t Work For Me, Especially When The Family Gets Gastro
It’s been a big week for Crisp Crow Communications. It’s been a big week for me too, as a business owner. This is the first week that my hours at my regular job are down to just a few. As of this week, I’m pretty much just relying on myself and my business. School...read more
I was checking my Facebook Business page insights this week and noticed that first little dip signifying someone had ‘unliked’ my page. In the past, being unliked may have just sent me into hysterics (internal hysterics mind): Why don’t they like me? What was so...read more
I love storytelling. My business is built on stories and my capacity to weave a likeable tale around a concept. The spiralling, uplifting dance of adventure draws me in and takes me travelling. I’m such a willing co-pilot in the shotgun seat. Beginning a business...read more
When I was first contacted about presenting at a local organisation’s annual luncheon my first thought was “But! I’m not ready!” Ironically, I was considering attending a speaking intensive that was set to begin that day. Although I’d sung in front of 8 thousand...read more
Feeling stuck? Here’s a free #teamcrispycrow tip we all use: To Get Unstuck! Act unlike yourself. Behave in a way completely outside of regular. Do everything backwards for a day. Leave for work an hour early… Drop in to visit someone, take a walk, buy someone a...read more
I read a really thought-provoking article on Anxiety in Business last week and how it’s hardly acknowledged. The article lead me on a merry trip down the rabbit hole of Google to read a few more. There seems to be a distinct lack of conversation about emotional and...read more
Who cringes at writing a testimonial?In my regular job I wrote references for employees around ten times a year. Some of them were relief staff, some were long termers and all are looking forward to a new adventure with a healthy mix of trepidation and...read more
Here’s a list (extensive but not exclusive) of things I am totally rocking at that will help your business: Using the resources I have to create something outstanding Time and energy management Ability to quickly tune into someone’s needs and effectively communicate...read more
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