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October 28, 2015
Calling all Revolutionaries: Now is Your Time.

Have you ever felt that something is out there, calling directly to you? Is there something pulling you towards something great - but unknown? Do you ever feel like there's something bigger than you, just waiting for you to help bring it to life? Have you ever dreamed so big and so far that it […]

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August 12, 2015
Lessons Learned from Launching my First Product

[focus]Just over 2 weeks ago, I set out to create a product in just 10 days as part of Gumroad's #SmallProductLab challenge. And the amazing news? I managed to launch on time (in fact, a little early — as I thought the launch day was on our 10th day, not the 11th) and I have […]

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July 30, 2015
Making time for Side Projects (and the Art of Balance)

If you read my last post, you'll know that I'm taking part in a 10-day challenge to create and launch a product. What you might not know, is that I've been working up to doing this for well over a year now. So why the wait? Simple enough really - I never believed that what […]

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July 29, 2015
Gumroad's Small Product Lab - barmy or brilliant?

On Monday, I started a 10-day challenge to plan, build (in whatever form that is) and launch a small product. In 10 days. Say whuuut? Yep - either I've gone barmy or it's a brilliant idea. And personally, I'm starting to think that it's a brilliant idea. However barmy I might feel. Gumroad have run […]

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October 29, 2014
Anxiety & Imposter Syndrome

Starting Monday 27th October, Geek Mental Help week has been set up to raise awareness of mental health issues within our industry (and the wider world). Mental health affects so many people around us - often more than we realise - and I'm so pleased at the work that's being done to raise awareness of […]

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May 3, 2014
On Speaking: My Personal Experiences and Advice for Getting Started

Since I started speaking at web conferences around the UK, I’ve been asked a lot about my experiences with it and how others can get started. I’ve written a chunk of this on trains to and from York, where I spoke at the first DotYork conference. It was a brilliant event, put on by two […]

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October 3, 2013
Make a Change

When we're surrounded by so much talent, we can quickly become envious of, or even intimidated by, another's work or success. When we have so much to keep up with, when it often feels like we're commended for working ridiculously long hours and when we're (sometimes) expected to understand the ins-and-outs of every single far-reaching […]

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June 30, 2012
Something a little different - Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Today I had a go at making some home-made chicken nuggets! I posted a couple of photos on Twitter and a lot of you have asked how I made them, so I thought I'd give a little background and post the recipe here. For those that want to just get to the recipe, skip the […]

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May 8, 2011
Do I need a Design Degree to get a Junior Design Job?

I’ve known that I wanted a career in design and development since I was about 11 years old. I remember browsing the internet, wondering how to create images and websites and teaching myself how to do so. Jump forward in time and I’m struggling in my first year of my AS-Levels and I was a […]

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