Lisa Angel started a business customising clothes and jewellery from her living room. For supplies, she scoured the charity shops. Eight years later, Lisa runs a £1 million turnover business with three retail units and thriving online sales.
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Self-made female entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of millionaires in the UK. And just like pearls need grit to form, JK Rowling, Michelle Mone and Hilary Devey built success out of tough times.
How the ‘power of the playground’ helped two mums, with no design experience, invent and launch Splats.
Are you following your dreams? It’s a term associated with achieving your ambitions, finding your purpose or starting a business. But have you ever considered the literal power of dreams to deliver inspiration and drive those goals?
A healthy body and a healthy mind go together. And there’s a link between your personal fitness and the health of your business. Is it time you started to change your habits and get in shape? The good news is that it doesn’t need to be difficult.
Katie Day was in her 50s with a business going nowhere fast. Witnessing a car accident gave her the push she needed to ‘Go for It’ and restart her business and her life.
Sue Stockdale,the first British woman to ski to the magnetic North Pole, talks about dealing with changes outside your control.
How do you on focus on the “right things” that will help your business move forward?
Six women from one small town share their experience in 60 second videos. The passion is contagious!
When Mandy Haberman had a baby with feeding difficulties, she designed a solution. From that came more inventions and her own company
Starting a business in your 50s is a growing trend. Is it time for you to find the courage to put long-held dreams into action?
Preparing for the business you envision won’t be possible unless you find a way to stretch time.
Lauren Luke is a YouTube marketing phenomenon. Watch the video and read Lauren’s top tips to help you build a business with YouTube.
Bubble and Balm have attracted the UK’s largest crowd-funding investment of £75,000 from 82 micro-investors. It’s a sign that this new form of business funding has taken off in the UK.
A business mentor could help you to grow. Here’s how to find one and get the best out of the relationship.
Recession is one of the best times to start a business. As the whole country undergoes an immense shake-out, businesses and households have no option but to tighten up and review their suppliers.
Great ideas make great businesses. Whether it’s a brilliant new product or a refreshing twist to what you’ve been doing for years, that creative spark can make the difference between success or slow death.
There’s no shortage of women starting small social enterprises and delivering great services with passion and commitment. But still few women can be found heading up the larger social enterprises. What can women do to break through?
Halla Tomasdottir managed to take her company Audur Capital through the eye of the financial storm in Iceland by applying 5 traditionally “feminine” values to financial services. At TEDWomen, she talks about these values and the importance of balance.
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