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Why Change Might Be Harder For You

Why Change Might Be Harder For You

The ability to adapt and change is an essential skill for running a business.  It’s the skill that helped some businesses thrive during a global pandemic. Here's the twist though, Our brains are wired to look out for danger and protect us, and whatever looks and feels...

MINTies… It’s time to evolve (yes, again!)

MINTies… It’s time to evolve (yes, again!)

We're stripping it back: Making MINT even MINTier! Some of you will remember that before Covid, MINT members met once a month for a jam-packed morning of business support, learning, and networking. We were called the Savvy Solos Business Club at the time but, after...

Member Mastermind… Liza Johnson, SEO Keyword Wordsearch

Member Mastermind… Liza Johnson, SEO Keyword Wordsearch

Long-time member Liza Johnson runs multiple businesses and has been selling online for the best part of two decades. Recently, Liza delivered some SEO training to members and filmed a short synopsis. You can watch the video below...

Making your social media efficient, consistent and magnificent

Making your social media efficient, consistent and magnificent

Running a business, we have so many things to do that can lead to our social media becoming lost in the mix. I often hear people tell me "oh I don't have time for social media" or "I'm scared what I post will not be good enough" and "I just don't know how to use it!"....

Capture Your Business Vision

Capture Your Business Vision

Every January here in MINT Business Club we run a session to create a Vision Board. I'll admit to being sceptical the first time we did it. I was unconvinced about trying to represent my dreams and aspirations by cutting and sticking pictures out of magazines and...

MINT welcomes new manager for business hub

MINT welcomes new manager for business hub

MINT Business Club is delighted to welcome Donna Tunney to the team. Donna joins MINT with overall responsibility for the day to day management of The HUB Consett, the downstairs area of our business centre, including the market place and working lounge. Donna will...

But what happens if I fall?

But what happens if I fall?

But what happens if I fall? But oh my darling, what happens if you fly?" Erin Hanson Every year, we encourage our members and community to create a vision board, in the firm belief that by taking the time to let our brains wander to where we actually want to go and...

Tutorial: how to make a Reel using images

Tutorial: how to make a Reel using images

Making video content can be tricky, between cringing at the mere thought on appearing on camera, to not having enough time, to the pressure to get it right… this way of making reels requires no video of your face or audio of your voice. We have all seen Instagram...

Health and Safety for the self-employed (UK)

Health and Safety for the self-employed (UK)

Did you know that from October 2015, Health and safety law no longer applied to over 1.7 million self-employed people in the UK? 2015 saw legislation coming into play called the Deregulation Act. This was following the government setting an independent review of...