The business advice I wish I’d been given!

“With that in mind, I thought it’d be a great time to sit down and type out what I know when it comes to how to start a business. Here we go!

// Research the heck out of it.
Imagine if you dreamed up an incredible idea, that was kind of the same but completely different to any other idea out there.”

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How to turn a crap day into a slightly less crap day*

*DISCLAIMER: these tips may or may not work. My grumps are telling me that they deffo won’t but the niggling little angel on my shoulder is telling me they do, every time, and to tell my grumps to shove off and do some of them. Today has been a shit day. Alright, honestly I’ve written one…

“wherever you are, be all there.”

*or, the reason that I am so bad at replying to “hey how are you” messages on facebook and why I am okay with that. At the time of writing (23rd December 2015, 4:11PM) it is a Wednesday afternoon and I have been told six times this week that I am juggling too much, that…

On being a ‘#girlboss’.

When I started Chloe Jane Candle Co a little over a year ago, I didn’t intend to be an entrepreneur or a business nomad- the thought of organising, planning and having such vast responsibility would have made me pee my pants if I’d stopped to think about it- luckily, it’s grown really organically and I…

A night for the (ADE)ladies

Last night I was lucky enough to be one of the many gorgeous men and women from around our beautiful city invited to the much-anticipated Adelady launch night. Adelady has been floating around for a few months, the lovechild of former SAFM powerhouses, producer Lauren DeCesare and presenter Hayley Pearson. It aims to culminate the very best…

Dreams only work if you do!

Good afternoon, gorgeous people! I know it’s been a while since I’ve written to you, and hope that you understand that sometimes life is crazy. Today I’d like to talk to you about something that’s pretty important to me, and could just make the difference to your life too. It’s easy to have a dream….

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery* *Is it, though?

Hey there, wonderful reader! Tonight’s post is a little different to my usual, and I’ve got my grumpy knickers on! (they’re not real knickers but to any underwear manufacturers out there, please put me down for a pair. And big-girl panties, and bossy pants!) In the world of being creative, or the world of business,…

Happy As Larry (CJCC news!)

Good morning, gorgeous you! You might have seen my mysterious little IG post (@chloejanegraylingsteele, shameless plug) yesterday saying that I had some exciting news- that news is that Chloe Jane Candle Co is teaming up with the wonderful / inspiring / amazing Fresh Hair And Body, and that my little candles will be available in…