Introducing Hoxby Associate & Partner, Fiona Chow

#LoveWhatYouDo Series

Ever wondered why our Associates just seem so god damn happy? It’s because they love what they do! To celebrate this we have launched our #lovewhatyoudo blog series sharing the unique stories of some of our amazing team. Each of our Associates has a different story – they have all had a variety of…

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“Don’t quit your day dream”

Living the life of a writer in New York

One year ago, on not much more than a whim, I packed in my day job and decided it was time to ‘follow my dream’ of becoming a writer. That year was a roller coaster of ups and downs, and then I found The Hoxby Collective and the…

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Inside the working mind of a freelance photographer

My Workspace

A constantly changing workspace I’m fortunate that my work can take me to a range of locations, therefore sometimes my workspace is everything I bring with me and anywhere I can settle, including aeroplanes. When I’m not hopping between locations, one of my favourite places is my local coffee shop (yes, let the…

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Why I value freedom at work…

And how I managed to find it

Taking the leap I have enjoyed an incredibly diverse and exciting career so far. Before joining Hoxby I was working for a creative digital agency. I was a Producer there, managing projects, clients, creatives, developers, the directors. Prior to that I was a Brand Manager at a creative agency (Futureproof), and before…

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Why “what do you do?” is usually the wrong question

And why job titles should be a thing of the past

When people ask me “What do you do?”, I always find it really hard to answer. I started my career in FMCG Marketing for New Zealand’s largest company, so that was easy – I could put a label on it. I was a Brand Manager. I then moved to…

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Love what you do, love where you work

My workspace

My ideal workspace In the garden at home under the tree; it’s just shaded enough that I can see my screen, whilst still sitting in the dappled sunlight. I’m not too far from the kitchen with its endless cups of tea, but I’m also in a space of my own. It is such…

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Two things you need to become a solopreneur

(and one surprising thing you don’t)

At the time of writing, I’ve been a solopreneur for seven, thrilling months, but I’d been seriously thinking about quitting my job and flying solo for three years before I actually handed in my notice. In that time, I did lots of research about what was needed to be successful when working for…

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Why everyone needs a sounding board at ‘work’

And how The Hoxby Collective might be the perfect community for you

No-one ever had an idea that wasn’t improved by talking it through with someone. Humans are social creatures, designed to learn and share through communication. Particularly in our working lives, we all need a community we can access for problem-sharing, idea-developing and sanity-checking. The old sayings that ‘a problem shared is…

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