Lorah-Kelly Beard

Posts by Lorah-Kelly Beard

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

I cannot tell you how many times I get myself down or beat myself up after comparing myself to other people! Other businesswomen, other photographers or just other women in general. For some reason, we have this natural tendency as women (or just human beings) to continually measure ourselves against the other people in our
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Plan a holiday, it’s good for business

I have a friend, who is a Director of a very successful local company. She is the most highly motivated and strong-willed person I have ever met! When I first met her, all she cared about was her company. She constantly set high goals for herself and her staff and did all she could to
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Create Time to Spend with Inspiring People.

I have just come back to the office this afternoon feeling so refreshed, excited and inspired after spending the afternoon with two great businesswomen! It was a very last-minute thing, and I very luckily was able to free up some time at the last minute to spend the afternoon painting some toy horses pink… There
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Women's Business Club News

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

I cannot tell you how many times I get myself down or beat myself up after comparing myself to other people! Other businesswomen, other photographers or just other women in general. For some reason, we have this natural tendency as women (or just human beings) to be continually measuring ourselves against the other people in
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A Head for Hats – My Business Journey

Just in time for the Cheltenham Festival and Ladies Day at the races this week, we heard a fascinating talk at our Business Lunch, all about hats! Tricia Designs is a new and exciting designer specialising in bespoke fascinators, hats and other accessories to suit your needs and occasions. This month, she had us all
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Make the most out of your time!

If we are anything alike, I would say time management could be one of our biggest issues! As a creative, I don’t naturally want to stick to time limits, I just want to enjoy the process and be a bit of a perfectionist. But is that good for my business? Probably not! Now please don’t
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Work With Your Natural Rhythms

Something I have been working on and trying to pay more attention to lately is my natural rhythms and my natural flow! Do you ever feel like you are wading through mud or struggling more than is reasonable to get a task done? Or finding yourself continually procrastinating? I am very often telling myself off
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Enjoy a Hobby

I have always found this to be a difficult one – I don’t have time for a hobby! But I have been reminded¬†repeatedly¬†over the years by many different business coaches, mentors and close friends that I do need to make time for myself and to enjoy a hobby that has nothing to do with my
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Find Your Creative Role Model

This may not be much of a challenge for most of us! I am sure we all know a lot of artsy creative people that we spend time with, but I was really challenged recently to strategically surround myself with the right kind of people. The kind of people who would inspire me, build me
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Find Inspiration in your Creative Business

This week for me has been a busy one with lots of travelling and being away from my home and my office! My usual daily routine was non-existent (hence the late blog post!) and there was a lot that I could not do this week. But despite all this, I have been continually thinking how
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