Intention words are a bunch of balls. Hear me out. To understand why I say that, we have to go back to 2013, the first year I set an intention word for the year.
Three little words, which individually I usually love, but when used together, change the game. No. Travel. Rights. That’s right. I’m currently grounded in Australia.
When I hear business owners say they can’t think what to write about or if I’m struggling to come up with an idea for an article, it confuses the heck out of me.
It’s 1.54pm. I’m two days away from a business retreat with 30 ambitious entrepreneurs led by my mentor Natalie MacNeil. I should be planning a presentation I’ll be delivering about writing your book.
It’s easy for stuff to get lost in translation. Especially with the written word, where body language and tone of voice are taken away from the act of communication.
Goosebumps… That’s what people have been saying when I’ve shared this excerpt from the Voice chapter of Web Words & Wanderlust. Why?
I spent Christmas 2013 alone in Fiji. Talk about doing stuff that brings up all your shit. It was the freaking weirdest, coolest, out-of-my-comfort-zone, face-my-fears trip I’ve ever done.
“Hello gorguos”. So started my latest fascination with the words that work (and those that seriously don’t) when we’re trying to appeal to a certain audience online.
Truth be told, I still had a fair few hours left, albeit without much ‘freedom’ at all. Something about being location independent suggests you might be, gasp, independent of any location.
Despite regularly working long hours, keeping to tight deadlines and having clients around the world, I hear comments about ‘globetrotting’ and ‘holidays’ all the time.
Have you ever felt like reinventing yourself? Considered turning up somewhere nobody knows you? Being someone new? That’s what ‘going freelance’ was for me.