Emma Donovan

Does discipline give you freedom?

How often do you feel like you’re on a hamster wheel or being pulled in a million and one directions? I think we all do some days… which is why this quote by New York Times bestselling author Greg McKeown really hit home for me:
“If you don’t prioritise your life, someone else will.”

Marketing retainers made simple

We’ve just turned six, and part of our birthday celebrations at Yellow Door include strategic planning for the year ahead. It’s been tricky with so many unknowns around COVID-19, but one thing is clear: businesses need a strategic marketing partner more than ever before. And on tighter budgets!

Leadership part 3: relentless repeatability

The first time I heard the phrase ‘discipline gives you freedom’ was one of those lightbulb moments which has shifted my perspective as a business owner. I used to think that too much structure stifled creativity; when it actually has the potential to do the opposite, as it frees up valuable time and headspace to be a better leader and scale your business.

Life after lockdown – how to market for the future

Does anyone else relate to this photo? (The hard work bit, rather than the great outdoors!) Life in lockdown is no easy feat – whether it’s juggling work and kids, clients and suppliers, or just trying to stay positive despite the uncertainty. But what about post-lockdown? Have you started working on a game plan for your business?


Welcome to life behind the Yellow Door!


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