Why are we killing children’s creativity?
Firstly I want to say, no I don’t think I am being dramatic (how fitting). I have worked in education and alongside teachers for many years now and recently I am reading more and more about subjects being cut and removed from the timetable, including; drama, music dance and art.
It crossed a line for me last Monday when one of my amazing students (brilliant singer, actor and performer, who, in no uncertain terms, will be on the stage one day) informed me that music had been axed from his GCSE options.
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So you are ready to kick-start self-employed life! As promised here are my top tips when starting your own business and, I would like to add, the things I wish someone had told me!
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Okay so , you want to start your own business but like many people you don’t really know where to begin. You have told family members or chatted to your partner and decided self-employment is the direction you want to go in.
Firstly BRILLIANT! I am the biggest advocate of self-employment. I feel everyone, at some point in his or her lives, should be self-employed. It is a great learning curve and opens up more opportunities to you that any other line of work.
“I initially want to offer you the following warnings”
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I just hated anything technological – well at least that was my mindset.
“Can’t do it, won’t do it, don’t do it – Sound familiar?”
This was my total and complete approach to anything technological online. I HATED it. I couldn’t build a website, I wasted money on designers and was ill informed about what I was actually paying for. I had such a negative mindset towards it.
I didn’t understand the words and don’t get me started on the Acronyms. Argh.
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My top FIVE personal development books – I feel I should add… so far (how mysterious). I LOVE reading, I am a little obsessed. I am on my seventh book this year so I thought I would offer you a few of my favourites so far…
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