How photographers spend their time, social networks for creatives, nanna naps, drug dealers and lawyers who turn bakers. It’s all here.

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Here’s this week’s “Links we Love”  – a few articles we’ve spotted which are good for business and fun to read. Enjoy x


Why did a top lawyer give up her big city job to open a small town bakery? How did she do it? What has she learnt? Helene Godin tells her story here in this wonderful, warm and homely video. Oh yes, its 34 minutes long (but worth it) so you might want to have a cuppa – and a cake – with it.

‘It’s better to be the brain than the face’ and six other fabulous business tips. All wrapped up under the title ‘Do business like a drug dealer Agreed most of us (all of us?) don’t actually know how drug dealers do business but Neil Patel spells it out in this very readable article.

Are you a creative type wondering how to use social networks to promote your craft? Here’s an article written just for you. Mark McGuinness is a bit of a legend when it comes to understanding how creatives tick. Oh yes, and with comments like ‘Facebook: It’s the network ‘normal’ people use to stay in touch with friends” he’s a funny one too.

Ever been tempted to have a nanna nap? Well here’s the science that tells you to go ahead and do it. Take that 20 minute zzz in the afternoon, it’s good for your business.

You don’t have to be a photographer to love this. Who else finds that they spend, um, less than 15% of their week doing their ‘craft’ ? And where does all that other time go? This pretty much tells it as it is.


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