I know what it’s feels like to run a business, because I run one too! I’ve been running my own business for 6 years supporting entrepreneurs like you build successful businesses. Before that I worked for 8 years with businesses, charities and social enterprises helping them get their messaging spot on.
I know what it’s like to work so hard at something, to literally pour your life into something. And that’s your business. I know what it’s like to lie awake at night while the world sleeps, going over prices, social media strategy and comparison envy. Not being able to sleep, just you and your thoughts.
As a business coach (the sound of it makes me feel a little icky, but no-one has thought of a better title - so there you go!) I can help you pull all these threads together and make sense of them. Support you to create a brand you can be proud of and a strategy that brings clients to you, a funnel that means your income is reliable, so your reality can be holidays, diamond rings and good quality tailoring (whatever floats your boat).
I bring together a bit of goal setting, time management, social media know-how and brand wizardry, plus a little dusting of magic - because I know it works (I’ve coached over 300 businesses!).
Alongside hard and fast business tactics, I’ll be asking you to dream big about what your business could be and then supporting you to create a strategy to make those dreams a reality. It’s a little bit of mindset work, coupled with the know how to get it done. I’m able to quickly analyse what’s happening in your business and then create a solution with you that is as unique as you are.
I want to help women like you create successful flourishing businesses. You can be financially independent, pay your own way and save a little for life’s little pleasures.
I started my business as a single mum after 5 years on income support - so I know what being poor feels like - and we don’t need anymore of that thank you! So I’m totally passionate about ensuring that your business works and that you can earn a bloody decent living from doing what you love.
I know you’re hungry to make your business work. I know before you started you'd been thinking about being your own boss for a good while. And I know you only have one life and it’s worth giving it your best shot.
When I started my business, the odds were against me I was a single mum, I’d not long gotten over having cancer, I was renting with no savings, I knew nothing really about running my own business and my relationship with money was all fucked up.
But I knew marketing and communications, from my degree and previous jobs (like working on the Boots Health & Beauty magazine) so I got out there and started working with charities in Camden and helped them to grow their audience and secure funding.
I’d always wanted to run my own business, and it seemed like it was now or never. The freedom to choose when I worked and who I worked with.
Today I lecture on digital marketing at Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University, have coached over 300 businesses, run the Blue Stockings network with over 1000 women, run the Indie Freedom Seekers membership group, podcast at Women Who Create and I’m still smiling!
I’ve bought my own house, drive a convertible and buy nice things for my daughter, life couldn’t be more different!
And this year I was named a top 100 female entrepreneur for 2019, one of the top 50 twitter influencers on gender equality and diversity and named as on of my home towns Legends! Who would have thought it?
Are you ready?
I'm not fluffy, I'll be honest with you and together we'll create a profitable business that fits your life. There's no one size fits all approach to your business, your marketing or your strategy. I'm not your average bear, you're not the average bear either. Who wants to be an average bear?
I want you to create a business that means you'll be financially free.