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5 Mistakes I Made When Starting My Business

RUSHING INTO NAMING MY BUSINESS I started out with help from The Prince’s Trust and it was a bit of a rush to get a name for the business and start running it with the help they were giving. I went from my name, Dina Mistry to Wild Clove. It wasn’t until 2 years later I thought about how my…

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What You Give Up When You Start Your Own Business

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Most people think running your own business means you have ALL the time in the world. In reality you have less time than those in employment because you will always be thinking about work. Deciding to start your own business is like decided you’re going to have a baby. OK, maybe not quite so, that’s a little dramatic. But it is like…

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6 Ways To Stay Motivated

There are days when I’m super motivated, ready to get stuck into my to-do list for the day. Then there are days when I literally don’t want to do anything other than lay about, watch movies and eat sweets. For those blah days, I’ve made a list of a few things I do to stay on track stay motivated.   JUST DO IT…

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Yay 2K – Thank YOU

Over the last few weeks I have been patiently waiting to reach 2K followers on Instagram and I have finally reached it! It was one of my goals last month but I didn’t quite reach it and I wanted to wait until I was a few over so YAYYY. Anyway, I’m not writing this post just to say woohoo, I actually wanted to…

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12 tips for taking your business seriously

1. Have a designated work space Have a designated work space that you feel comfortable to work in. Make sure it has plenty of natural light and it’s away from distraction. It also means you can keep any tools you need at hand. 2. Write a business plan Write a business plan with goals even if it means it’s just notes…

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Goodbye 2016. Hello 2017!

WOW, how time flies right? 2016 seems like it’s passed by in the blink of an eye and honestly I feel like I haven’t really accomplished much this year in terms of my business. So I was reading through this old post to see what I had planned for the year…   My 2016 plans included the following: Design more…

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