Someone asked me this the other day. It took me by surprise, and after giving a garbled and not-very-helpful answer, I had to go away and think about it.
I think they were really asking, “What’s the one thing that’s made the biggest difference in your business?”
And the answer to that is easy: Help.Read More
This summer I ran a class at Costume College called “How to Start your Own Sewing Business”.
More than forty people showed up – some with an existing project to show off, some with a big idea but a lot of fear and resistance, and some who had a few miles under their belts, who wanted to know when or how to get more serious about it.
Now, I don’t have all the answers, but one of the most important things that class did was to let everyone talk to each other, and realise the small businessperson’s Big Unspoken Secret…Read More