About Me
Who I Am, My Story, My Mission & Values

Hi, I'm Katherine.
Great to meet you!

I live in a self-built tiny home with my husband Dave when we’re not getting out and about in Irene, our campervan. We’re dog parents to Darakht the Afghan Street Hound who keeps us on our toes.

Dave and I are free-spirited forty-somethings who never wanted to live a conventional life doing what society 'expected' of us. But somehow we'd reached the mid-point of our working lives doing exactly that.

As an introvert, I thrived working from home at the start of the pandemic. Which gave me real insight into what changes in my working life could positively impact my personal life.

I liked my job and was earning good money but I was far from a happy or fulfilled employee. Attending endless face to face meetings, commuting and dealing with draining office politics. Which, according to Myers Briggs are "as dangerous as dynamite to ossified routines and repressive workplace dynamics". 

I also hated the concept of trading my time for money, paid to be at my desk for eight or nine hours, rather than for the quality of my work and my skills.

I had essentially become an enabler of other people's plans and ambitions. And I've spent a big part of the last two decades being managed by people who shouldn’t be managing people. But more than that, I was scared of being a subordinate for the rest of my working life. I’m in my mid-forties and life’s too short to spend it building somebody else’s dreams.

But I'm learning (slowly) to believe in myself, get out of my own way and step out of my comfort zone. I wanted to escape 9 to 5 and for many years I pursued a solution to this problem. A solution that would enable me to work from anywhere and travel for long periods in our campervan.

I've tried various online ventures over the past 15 years or so, but for whatever reason they just weren't right for me. For a long time I'd known there must be opportunities online to earn a living, but I just didn’t know how. Whilst it was perfectly possible to freelance on the road, I knew I’d end up trading my time for money and not fully enjoy the experience. Spending my time chasing payment we were fully reliant on just like when we were employees.

But what really stopped me from taking action was the fear of failure and having to return to full-time employment with my tail between my legs. Then my aunt who I was very close to died at the age of 64. Whilst she was terminally ill, it was still a huge shock four months from diagnosis because we all thought she had more time, including Irene. Losing her had a huge impact on my life and was a big wake up call for both of us.

More than ever before, this hammered home the message that we should die with memories, not dreams. There needed to be a fundamental shift in the way we lived our lives.

 

 

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We're conditioned to leave the house, to travel to the workplace our car sits outside all day. Then we return to the house we work to pay for, to do it all again the next day.

Through the course of my online business journey so far, I've come to realise that I needed to let go of the picture in my head of how life was going to be and start redefining what I want from my life.

I've been interested in minimalism and simple living for a number of years but it's only since I embarked on my digital business journey that I've been able to find joy in a simpler life. Why?

Because I'm learning to let go of other people's expectations and judgments, as well as my own self-limiting beliefs about what I'm capable of. I've learnt to live a more authentic life, part of which has involved shredding my old self.

As Albert Einstein once said, "wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it".

What really drives me is showing like-minded people that there is another way. Without trading their time for money as employees. To not be tied to a geographical base or reliant on one income stream. With all the training, education, guidance and community support you need to create a thriving future.

To be successful in tapping into the exploding digital economy I had to upskill myself, and whilst doing so I came across an online training program and global community, founded by two highly successful online entrepreneurs. One of whom has been amongst the top three Affiliate Marketers in the world.

I'm now proud to work with some of the world's top digital experts who have enabled 1,000s of people to create online businesses and replace their incomes from employment. Through systems, tools, training and business models they're utilising to grow and scale an online, recession-proof income.

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But now that I have found the right solution, my only regret is not learning about this opportunity a decade ago! The training starts with a FREE video series which I would love to share with you today. If you're like me and want to build a simpler life on your terms.

If you have any questions about anything you read here, connect with me via the Contact Page (I don’t really do social media).

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"What if my whole life has been wrong?"

– The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Leo Tolstoy

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"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”

– Pablo Picasso

My Mission

To uncover my true purpose to help make the highest level of contribution to the world. To always endeavour to make positive changes in how I think and behave. In other words, take radical responsibility for my own future and direction in life. So that I can show as many people as possible that they can be whoever they want to be, not who society has told them they should be.

My Vision

I envision a world where everybody can wake up every morning inspired and end the day fulfilled by the work that they do. And I will endeavour to help as many people as possible create a living online, so they have the freedom of choice to do what fulfills them and ultimately make an impact in the world.

Learn to make a life instead of merely making a living. When 85% of people hate their jobs*, why should you have to stay trapped in your current lifestyle trading your time for money?

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My Values

My Values
  • Freedom: from societal obligations and to be unrestricted by geography. You don’t have to live your life the way other people expect you to
  • Integrity: wholeness - when our values are congruent with our actions
  • Creativity: to creatively self-express the meaning and purpose of life
  • Authenticity: few things make me more uneasy than pretending to be someone I'm not
  • Personal Growth: lifelong learning, curiosity and education
  • Fairness: to treat all people and animals equally in the way that I would also wish to be treated, at all times
  • Understanding: of others as well as my own self as much as I possibly can in my quest to live a life of freedom, integrity & authenticity
  • Kindness, Compassion & Empathy: empathy, appreciation of others' struggles
  • Courage & Commitment: on the journey towards location, time & financial freedom
  • Honesty & Openness: to be authentic, trustworthy and truthful at all times
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"So much of what we call abnormality in this culture is actually normal responses to an abnormal culture. The abnormality does not reside in the pathology of individuals, but in the very culture that drives people into suffering and dysfunction”.

– Gabor Maté

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Live your life how you choose

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