When I first started “Business for Mums”, I knew nothing about blogging. I just knew I wanted to share Mum’s business stories and a blog seemed the best way to do it. Because I knew nothing, I made lots of mistakes. That’s fine, it’s how we learn, the only trouble is that it wastes a … Continue reading Parent Blogging Secrets Course Review
Yesterday I spent the day at the Mum and Working Academy and Awards. Mumpreneur Inspiration was nominated in the working parent blogger of the year category, we didn't win but still had a great day. There were excellent speakers at the Mum and Working Academy on topics like social media, Finance and funding, search engine … Continue reading The mum and Working Academy and Awards.
Despite not being a high achiever at school Jessica Herrin managed to go on to graduate from Stanford and become the founder of a very successful tech company in Silicon Valley. Once she was ready to start a family her goals changed. Her aim was to give both herself and other women a way to … Continue reading Book Review: Find your extraordinary by Jessica Herrin
I booked my tickets for the Mum's Enterprise Roadshow ages ago and was really looking forward to it. When the day finally came on Saturday I wasn't disappointed. The event was aimed at Mums who were either looking for flexible work, considering starting their own business or had a business they wanted to grow. For … Continue reading A day at the Mum’s Enterprise Roadshow
As a former librarian I love reading, whenever I have a new idea the first thing I do is read about it so of course I have read lots of books on Mums in business, here's a run down of my 8 favourites. Mumpreneur: The complete guide to starting and running a successful business Annabel … Continue reading 8 inspiring reads for Mums in Business
On Saturday I spent the day at Start up 2016 in Canary Wharf, luckily I booked my ticket early as the event was sold out with a waiting list of 2000 people. It was run by Enterprise Nation and as well as the Canary Wharf event, partner events were also running around the country making … Continue reading Start Up 2016 – An Inspiring Day
Cassie' story is essentially one of determination, initially to keep her house for herself and her son but in the long term to find the right path for herself in the wider world. Her story is very readable, I finished it in one sitting with just a short break to pick up my little one … Continue reading Book review: The girl who refused to quit
If you're thinking about launching your business in 2016 The Financial Times Guide to Business Start Up 2016: The Most Comprehensive Annually Updated Guide for Entrepreneurs (The FT Guides) The Finincial Times Guide to Business Start up 2016 is a great place to start. If you're new to business then it covers all of the … Continue reading Review: Business Start up 2016