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The Kate Toon Podcast

Apr 29, 2020

These days if we’re not being told to pivot, we’re being told to scale.
A thousand brush script font memes bleat at us that bigger is better, dream big, don’t think small.

But what’s wrong with small?
Is the disease of more really just creating an ‘all stick no carrot’ approach to business?
GIving us summit 


Apr 28, 2020

I try to be a positive person. But it doesn’t come naturally to me.
Firstly I’m British and we tend to have a dark sense of humour.
I was raised on a diet of The Smiths,  bleak winters, and sarcasm.

Snide is my natural state, and I’ve spent a lot of this crisis period expressing myself in the form of snarky memes.


Apr 24, 2020

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been particularly good at self-care.
I’m a burned chop kind of person - even though I’m a veggo.
Everyone else comes first.

Many a well-intentioned plan to head to the pool has been hindered by a sad-eyed dog wanting a walk.
That meditation time is often swapped to help one of my...


Apr 22, 2020

My episodes so far have mostly been about businesses.
But the truth is many of us are now juggling business with a whole lot more parenting than we’re used to.

 

With school shut, we have to not only plan our busy day but plan stuff for the kid or kids too.

And it’s hard.
Managing your emotions, dealing with...


Apr 21, 2020

I still consider myself a freelancer.

But maybe I’m not.
I looked it up.
First definition: a person who works freelance.

Essentially, a freelance job is one where a person works for themselves, rather than for a company. 

So even though I have a company, I’m the only employee, and I’m therefore self-employed?