Setting up my own business quickly became isolating from the world of work. But the power of social media helped me to make new local connections.
It is easy when setting up a cake business to forget to make some cakes when there is so much admin! So I went and did a brilliant airbrushing class.
I’ve got myself a bit more organised this week, arranging my kitchen to fit the business in, and attending a conference on setting up businesses.
Less of a blog post and more of a plea for help! Asking my friends and family to answer some questions about what they’d be want from a local cake maker.
Walking away from a fifteen year career is difficult, especially when it was in a sector dedicated to helping others. This is my tribute to the charity sector.
Never make assumptions about how difficult it will be to set up your own cake business. Sometimes it’s a lot easier than you expect it to be!
Making use of my business degree, I took the time to look at my Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to aid my business planning.
Decisions we take in our lives take us down so many paths. Jobs we do, having children, making cakes for friends; these can lead to unexpected decisions!