Balancing A Full Time Job & A Business

Around 2 months ago i left my part-time position as a merchandise and went back to full-time work. I made this decision because i was using income from my business to pay myself and to cover house bills. I would rather have it being invested back into it. I’ve always been in work whilst running my business but part time…

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How To Make Your Home Office A Better Place To Work


  Working from home in an indulgence. The chance to be in your own space that is both comfortable and allows flexibility of family life. This can also mean that both home and work life merge into one one so here are some tips on making your home office a better place to work.   QUIET & COMFORTABLE Working from…

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Things They Don’t Teach You At University


I graduated in 2006 from Coventry University with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration but i had no idea how to freelance and start up on my own. It feels like a LONG time ago now but my course was based on lots of seminars, lectures and mostly set projects. It was an amazing place to experiment and learn…

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Starting The New Year With A Plan

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As we approach the end of 2017, we make declarations of changes we’ll make to better ourselves in 2018. Whether we stick to them or not is a different matter. We reflect on the past year, ourselves and relationships in the hope to improve them and our lives in the future.   2017 Review So, let’s take a look at…

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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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