SERVICE-BASED INSPO

Unlike product based businesses that sell a physical, tangible product, service based businesses – as the name implies – sell a service.

Want to start your own service-based biz? Learn from the women who’ve gone and done just that!

A spotlight on: Charlotte Johnson, 33, Founder of Live Consultancy

As far as company offices go, Tea Building in Shoreditch is up there with the best. From the cobbled floors that line each hallway and allude to the buildings history; Shoreditch House, the private members club, complete with swimming pool, that occupies the top two floors; to the quirky cafés and lounge areas on standby for informal meetings; the former…
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A spotlight on: Rochelle White, 32, Founder of Rochelle White PR

The general consensus from the sixty plus interviews I’ve recorded now, is that by and large, the majority of business owners are for want of a better phrase, winging it. Be it that business plans are tweaked as new opportunities crop up (that is of course if they were written in the first place), products are abandoned as new trends…
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A spotlight on: Nicola Hartley, 39, Founder of Mint & Co

Truth be told, Elle Woods and the “bend and snap” aside, if I think of lawyers, the classic corporate power suit accompanied by a rather fetching wig; mountains of paperwork piled on desks late into the evening; and high-rise offices à la Suits come to mind. Having complete control over your diary, working remotely from home and being able to…
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A spotlight on: Lizzie Bielicki, 26, Founder of Blix Creative

The fact that I turned up to a photography class last December with a camera that I had forgotten to charge and therefore wouldn’t switch on, just about summarises my skills when it comes to gadgets. It goes without saying that when it came to capturing the launch of The Midweek Mingle on film therefore, it was a job that…
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A spotlight on: Lola Hoad, 23, Founder of One Girl Band

With vivid yellow images of Emma Gannon’s latest release – The Multi-Hyphen Method – populating the majority of my Instagram feed this week; walking away from a 9 to 5 in favour of your side hustle; juggling multiple projects that bring you joy; and creating a more fulfilled life for yourself on your own terms; is more popular now than…
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