Six months ago, my world caved in when my brother died unexpectedly. There’s some online advice for navigating grief when you’re a small business owner with a team of staff, but nothing for sole traders.
Gymnastics is the only Olympic sport I'll watch – partly because watching sport bores me, but mainly because I wanted to be a gymnast as a child. Seeing some gymnastics in the Rio games made me think how much running a solo business is like those acrobatic arts.
Every sole trader, entrepreneur and small business owner goes through it: losing their business mojo, falling into a funk, or feeling just plain “meh” about being in business.