Women are taking control of their own destiny

Many thought leaders make observations that we are seeing a shift away from the traditional career path to a freelance model. Largely recognised in the US it is only starting to emerge in the UK. It has been commonplace for creatives and developers to adopt this model in the UK, but now I am seeing[…]

Start-ups will fuel the UK economy

We had a very busy Global Entrepreneur Week, with me mentoring as a marketing expert on Wednesday, as well as attending numerous inspiring events throughout the week. We had a GEW keynote introduction from Baroness Wilcox, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills; I saw Jo Malone speak at the Good Web Awards, and was inspired[…]

In Stylist magazine: A little feature by Stylist on where Christina was inspired to take the entrepreneurial leap

Like all budding entrepreneurs Christina spent a little time exploring advice and stories from others before she took the entrepreneurial leap to startup alone. One such event was the Stylist Network inspiration evening, and a year later Christina was interviewed as one of their success stories that got on with the starting! Read the piece[…]

In celebration of the Women in Business day… here are some of the women that have inspired me

As part of Global Entrepreneur Week I am supporting the British Library Business & IP Centre and taking part in their Speed Mentoring event, being one of the mentors on the Women in Business day. As the event approaches I have been thinking about some of the women that have influenced and inspired me through[…]

Think of marketing as everything that touches your customer

It is a common perception that ‘marketing’ is simply advertising – print adverts, TV adverts, competitions in magazines – all that pretty stuff. It is not surprising that this view is held, since even some of the people working in marketing, as marketing managers in fact, have roles wholly dedicated to this side of the[…]

It’s true… the Nurture Network ‘light bulb moment’ did happen at one of Stylist’s networking events

Regulars of the blog will know I am a great advocate of the inspirational Stylist Business Networking events, and have attended them from the start. However, far fewer people will know that it was in fact one of these events that was the final catalyst to launch the Nurture Network. It feels like just a[…]