6 Steps To Success

6 Steps to: S U Double C E Double S That’s the way we spell SUCCESS! Oh, the joy of school rhymes or was it cheerleading (?!) Moving on… Fortunately, success doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone; it’s not always about financial gain either. Success can be creating a business you love, taking a…

The Confident Entrepreneur

This is an article I wrote some time ago for Operation Enterprise about The Confident Entrepreneur and I wanted to re-share it here because getting confident in business, of going out on your own, is necessary. You need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable; one of my favourite phrases. When you are experiencing a degree of discomfort you…

Confidence In Business – 18 Top Tips

I was invited to take part in two 4 week courses titled Confidence in business, sitting on a panel of women sharing their business journeys and tips for women who were starting up or in their first few years of business. It was really insightful and I feel I took away as much as the…

5 Business Basics To Keep In Mind If You Want To Experience Success

First things first, success is for you to define! When you think about starting a business the thought of success might initially be about the money but over time it might be about the quality of the relationships you have built, the time freedom you have gained or the knowledge you have developed. Whatever way…

Serve Your Customers Well…

What is customer service and is it important?
Understanding what customer service is and delivering a quality service can be the difference between a successful business and one that crashes out of the market…

Am I Too Old To Start My Own Business?

Here’s a question I get asked time and time again: Am I too old to start my own business? Apart from the fact that I believe you are never too old to achieve your dreams, research carried out by NatWest found that six out of 10 women in business who want to go solo are…

Low Cost Entrepreneur

So you want to start a business? The thought of being your own boss, calling the shots and working to your chosen timetable resonates with you? What about the cost of setting up a business? Hell, you’re barely covering your bills now. How can you become a low-cost entrepreneur? The banks aren’t interested, asking family…

Launching Women Into Business

As a woman in business, for nine years now, my reasons for wanting to be in business h ave changed over the years, or should I say developed? Getting women into business is the main one now but… Initially, I just knew I had, had enough of working for someone else and being made redundant…