Category: Resources

The Brand Nirvana Playlist: Volume #1

A new series on the Earth & Sea blog: The Brand Nirvana Playlist. Lists of things that grace my ears when I’m out walking, for your auditory enjoyment. First up, podcasts.   These are my go-to podcasts.            October 2016 playlist:   1 October 2016 #BusinessAddicts discussing business trade marks with Lisa Win.   3 October 2016 …

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5 ways to cure self doubt + overwhelm when trying something new

If you’re about to take a massive leap of faith in business, chances are you might be experiencing an equally big dose of <insert negative state of mind here>.   Soloist life has it’s perks: freedom, collaborating with amazing people, travel, self-empowerment, leaving a legacy, helping people, monetising your passion etc etc.    And then there are the times …

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6 ways to keep your business sparkle alive post-holiday

Holidays are such a brilliant way to take time out, recharge your batteries, spend time with your loved ones and work on the business. And then the day comes when you have to return to work. It’s ‘game on’, but you might be juggling kids who are on holidays and this is tricky at times. In …

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40 Freaking Awesome Graphic Design Resources: Vol 1

Please be my guest and enter the Holy Grail…   This is a new post series – where I reveal coveted graphic design resources as I add them to my library. So you’re putting together a flyer and need an image that is somewhat unique and not screaming “stock image!”? Or you need to be inspired by a …

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28 amazing ways to unplug from technology.

At the tender age of six, the creative fire lit within & I discovered stationery. The internet wasn’t around when I was a kid, and you know what? I’m so happy about that. I experienced life. I knew what it was like to be bored and have to make my own fun. I immersed myself …

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Why you need to quit DIY + outsource to a professional

There’s a lot to be said for outsourcing in business. But do it holistically and sustainably. When it’s right for you. Start ups are often torn in many directions when it comes to investing their hard earned cash in their business. In the beginning, cash flow may often be more hamster wheel than a well …

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Colour psychology: an essential consideration in logo design

There are many elements to consider in the design process. When undertaking a branding project, two questions give me an insight into the heart of the brand I’m working with. What is your favourite colour? What is your favourite typeface style? Today I’m focusing on colour and sharing an wonderful infographic resource from Fastcompany. I think …

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Happiness – what does it mean to you?

On the page dedicated to 17 March, in the book Buddhist Offerings 365, happiness is a theme. “Happiness is the result on inner maturity. It depends on us alone, and requires patient work, carried out from day to day. Happiness must be built, and this requires time and effort. In the long term, happiness and unhappiness are …

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