Yes this was my first day at school for a very long time! It was my first time volunteering with Young Enterprise and it was one of the most rewarding days of my life. I met a group of 13-14..
This is my local Chamber of Commerce and the first thing that strikes me about this group is their passion and care for the area. WPCC are committed to supporting businesses large and small. Members range from sole traders to..
When you work from home it’s really important that it’s not an afterthought and that you think about creating a space with things you love. Wall decorations, nice furniture and plants can go a long way to creating the perfect..
“As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being..
The Micro Business Show is an event especially tailored for men and women from the freelance, self employed and micro business community, a unique offer to what else is currently available. There were plenty of EXPOs out there with high..
Tracey was able to take the vision I had in my head and create something beautiful from those ideas. My new site is everything I hoped it would be, and more.
Many people associate the start of a new year as the ideal time to make changes or start new projects. However, the main summer holiday season is also a perfect time to take a well-deserved step back from your life..
At the end of 2005, Tracey gave up her successful career with Vodafone Corporate. Not an easy decision to make. However, the biggest challenge was the transition from big career to small business. ‘I didn’t bank on the challenge of..
Working as a freelancer can feel quite isolated at times. Breaking away from the office environment to meet clients, network with like-minded individuals, and to take a little time out is vital for our wellbeing and sanity. You can read..
How good was that? What a great experience this has been. I am very familiar with Woman Who as I have attended some of their seminars, so I was completely taken aback when I received an email from Sandra Garlick..
I have always been one of these people who thought that coaching was a bit pink and fluffy. Those who need to find themselves really just needed to get a grip and get on with life, harsh! What I honestly..
Working with a web designer is like a meeting of creative minds. They listen to your ideas and then construct a beautiful site from your musings. There are numerous questions you would need to ask your potential designer ahead of..
I gave up a very successful sales and marketing career in 2005 when I decided to leave the rat race and got off to renovate a property in France. It was a tough call but I don’t ever want to..
Being passionate about your chosen career is a must when you run your own business. You live, breathe, and eat with it morning, noon, and night. However, as with any business, there’s always a sole trader or a team (large..
I have always loved design, interior design in particular. I love co-ordinating colours and fabrics to create comfortable and beautiful rooms. I am a firm believer that old properties deserve to be restored as opposed to modernised but there are..
I know I keep going on about it but the weather here in Cornwall is gorgeous again. I took the dogs along the coastal path, just through the woods from my house, it should have been fab but I have..
I have always been a Francophile completely immersed in the romance of it all. It was my dream for many years to live in France with the clichéd red wine, the French bread and the sunshine. Finally in 2005 we..