A spotlight on: Jenny Shipley, 32, Founder of Cut by Beam

You would think, given how much I go on about loving the English countryside, that when the opportunity presented itself to travel down to Cornwall, I would have been there with bells on, no questions asked. But when an eleven hour round trip in my rusty car is involved, my head had a stern word with my heart for once…
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A spotlight on Lucy Chamberlain, 41, Founder of C&C Search

Between you and me, it doesn’t matter how many coffees you have before an 8am interview, if you get yourself in a pickle two minutes before you’re due to sit down and chat, all hopes of a graceful first impression go flying out the window. It’s Thursday 1st February and after navigating my way to their office in Finsbury Circus,…
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A spotlight on: Jenni Retourné, 36, Founder of Willowberry

I already knew I liked Jenni Retourné before we met in person. From witnessing personally how she’s always on hand to recommend contacts; suggest various business tricks and tips when they’re needed most; to providing genuine support and words of encouragement to everyone online in the Southwood Social Hub – a networking group for female entrepreneurs of which we are…
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A spotlight on: Emily Somers, 32, Founder of Bravery Co

I was introduced to Emily Somers by the girls behind Bossy at their networking event in London a few months back. Over a whole lot of cheese and a good few glasses of wine (those girls know the way to my heart) we all stood in awe as Emily recounted the gallant journey she’s been on recently, that’s taken her…
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Eight months in and…. ‘The Midweek Mingles’ are finally underway!

Six weeks ago today, I revealed my plans for ‘She can. She did. – The Midweek Mingle!’ Four nights ago today, it became a reality. Seeing as I’ve tried to share as much as I can about my own ups and downs along the way so far, this is a little insight into what went on behind the scenes –…
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