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The Power of Nice

The Power of Nice

We have grown up with the message that ‘it’s a dog eat dog world out there’ ; how beautiful it is to realise that more & more businesses are learning that in order to get ahead, you don’t have to trample on other’s backs but rather lend them a hand to help them up.

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“I don’t like my smile – do I have to smile for photos?”

“I don’t like my smile – do I have to smile for photos?”

My answer to this frequently asked question:

Firstly, I hear you. I have a squiggle that appears under my nose when I smile (see attached photo.) I used to be so self-conscious about it that I never wanted to smile for photos, and when I laughed, I used to cover my mouth (I still do that from time to time, out of habit)

And then I mentioned my squiggle to a bunch of friends at a party & they were all confused “your what?!” They had no clue what I meant. Then I pointed to it, they all said “Oh right, yeah” and then we moved on (apart from one friend who still makes fun of it..you know who you are 🤣)

I’m saying this in the hope that maybe you’ll allow yourself to release this/let it go next time you’re having your photos taken. It’s hard not to judge ourselves, pick ourselves to pieces, but if you need to have photos taken, how much nicer would it be if you could just try something different & go easier on yourself?

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What is branding?

What is branding?

TL;DR: Read to the bottom to get your hands on a FREE copy of my super-duper brand values list! ------ Once upon a time, not so long ago, when we thought of the word ‘brand’, giants like Coca Cola, Nike & McD’s would come to mind. Nowadays though, everyone who is...

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Why do I need so many pictures?

Why do I need so many pictures?

Why do I need so many pictures? Why do I need so many pictures? “Why do I need so many pictures? I just wanted a few snaps” So you’re interested in having new photos for your business but you’re not entirely sure what you would do with ‘all those photos’..? (I mean,...

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SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY TIP NO.8: Kill the flash

SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY TIP NO.8: Kill the flash

( I wrote this for Facebook back in January but it was so darn perfect that I am posting it again, here. Besides, how good are our memories really? If i hadn’t have told you, you could have sworn you were reading this for the first time, right?!) I was flying back...

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