In the section learn about entrepreneurial skills and how to become your own boss. Seek tips and advice on how to become an entrepreneur and skills on creating a brand, marketing your products and managing your own team. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events. The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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The importance of passion: how side hustles can be part of your working life

Article provided by Jakki Jones, senior director of talent and influencer, PMK-BNC I’ve always enjoyed being busy. I don’t sit still. I have a million ideas rattling round my head at any one time and so, I’ve always known one job would never be enough for me. If there’s a pie around, I want my...
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Three simple exercises to help support you through change

Running, leading and managing a business doesn’t come with a magical handbook. It comes with life experience, shaped and designed by the uniqueness of the personality of who we are. There are 101 challenges and great opportunities, pain in all shades of colours that leads to growth where strength and confidence will be developed. Not...
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When life throws you lemons, make a multi-million wellness empire

It is fascinating to listen to the individual stories told by female entrepreneurs’ and learning of how they started their business, what their inspiration was and what led them to make the career decisions they did. Was it a passion? A goal? A necessity to solve a problem? Every tale harbours a unique DNA and...
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Setting up a business | A year from idea to reality

In March 2017 the struggle to find a luxury but meaningful present for a close relative in hospital gave husband and wife, Manveel and Ras Deol, the idea for a new ecommerce business. Like many entrepreneurs a lightbulb moment can be life changing, but before this comes a lot of hard work, research, mistakes and...
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Scaling up your business

Many clients come to us because they’re stuck. Some have achieved reasonable growth but hit a glass ceiling, others lack knowledge of scaling up and some even feel slightly scared by the prospect. Here are my top tips for businesses. When people start thinking about scaling up their business, many would assume the word ‘scalability’...
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Make the jump from employed to entrepreneur

Do you work a 9-5 job, but dream of breaking free and setting up in business for yourself? You are not alone, according to a Gallup study which finds that 87 per cent of workers around the world don’t feel engaged in their place of work. While it’s easy to talk about going self-employed, the thought...
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Motherhood, juggling work & home life tips & advice on becoming an entrepreneur

I am a single working mother to two wonderful children and I can’t stress enough the importance of a good routine in being successful as an entrepreneur and a parent. How do I manage a busy life as a mother, author and entrepreneur with two offices and two houses in two different countries, three companies,...
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What kind of innovator are you?

It has been said that we are entering the decade of the female entrepreneur with one in ten women now wanting to start their own business. Yet, we all know that having an idea is often the easy part, in fact, those that are good at having new ideas can effortlessly generate thirty or forty...
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