How to work with Emma: a colleague's manual

I was recently inspired by a blog post I saw by Roman of Splento and various articles I’ve read around writing “how to work with me” manuals, that I decided to finally write my own. After all, being self-employed I’m lead to work with many different companies and people. And should I join a teamContinue reading “How to work with Emma: a colleague's manual”

Top 8 tips for becoming a freelancer

Earlier this year I was interviewed by Marco Hjorth about working in the field of digital marketing and what it’s like to be a freelancer. It was an interesting conversation that revealed to me some of the things I’ve learned the past few months which I thought was worth putting into writing. So without furtherContinue reading “Top 8 tips for becoming a freelancer”

Community marketing: making an old trend new again?

I’ve recently noticed an increasing trend towards community marketing. People are promoting this “new way” of doing marketing which is much more geared towards consumers as opposed to “push” and top-down messages from brands. When it comes to job descriptions people are looking for community marketers, a blend of what were once community and socialContinue reading “Community marketing: making an old trend new again?”

Introducing… That’s mental

2019 was a great year for the blog. I’m so happy I carried on the goal I had set myself in 2018 to write two blog posts a month. After such success I couldn’t just give it up, and so in 2019 not only did I continue but I dreamed bigger and better, featuring storiesContinue reading “Introducing… That’s mental”

My last burnout

Or should I say, the last time I burnt out. I really hope it was the last but you never know, these things creep up on you… Nevertheless, I’d like to share the story with you and I took to video again to do so. Once again, it was the the usual “end of yearContinue reading “My last burnout”

Mental health: managing your emotions in the workplace

In October 2019 I attended the Women in Tech regatta, and was super excited to take part in 2 very interesting panels that inspired me to write. One of those was called “Hiding in the bathroom: emotions in the workplace and how to manage them”. It was moderated by the wonderful Lara Manqui and includedContinue reading “Mental health: managing your emotions in the workplace”

What is Normal? Reflections on mental health and the hospitality industry

Guest blog by Alex Haupt from 101 Gowrie. Editor’s note: at the end of September, I attended a talk run by Creative Mornings Amsterdam where Alex spoke on the topic “Muse”. He ended up talking quite a bit about mental health and I was really inspired by his presentation. Afterwards, I decided to ask himContinue reading “What is Normal? Reflections on mental health and the hospitality industry”

Real-life mental health stories: mental health in a leadership position

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to reveal their identity. This is brave, as it can be difficult and daunting. CongratulationsContinue reading “Real-life mental health stories: mental health in a leadership position”

Real-life mental health stories: agoraphobia, depression, alcoholism…

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to reveal their identity. This is brave, as it can be difficult and daunting. CongratulationsContinue reading “Real-life mental health stories: agoraphobia, depression, alcoholism…”