Let me kick off by stating that I'm so freakin' lucky to have two handfuls of besties in my life. I really am fortunate to have the most inspiring, lovable mates in my life.
If you want to succeed in business- and in life, you need to have a purpose, you need to work out what you're passionate about, what feeds your soul- and potentially your tummy (we all need dollar) and then you must work on finding the strength, means and time to make that dream a reality.
Last Friday was mine and Jessica Huie MBE's 'Turning Passion Into Pounds' workshop with the Business & IP Centre and The British Library- and I'm proud to declare it was a resounding success. Yay!
Welcome to this week's Brilliant Blog Posts which - in the 3 years I've been running this linky - is quite possibly my favourite one EVER!
On International Women's Day I had the honour of attending the gala dinner for the launch of Girls I Rate, the brainchild of Carla Marie Williams: a round table of women within the creative industries who celebrate and support other women with an aim to forging and strengthening relationships between them.
So today I popped over to one of my all-time favourite blogs, The Joy Chaser, written by my good pal Michelle, who never fails to inspire and spread joy through her words-and this post of her's HERE stopped me in my tracks and reminded me of the importance of fighting our fears.
Slasher careers are on the rise. You might well be a slasher yourself. I know I definitely am.
This post was originally going to be dedicated to several famous women and their words of wisdom (I'm a bit obsessed with collecting these kernels-see my Pinterest Board Wise Words for evidence)- but then I had second thoughts-why not ask the women in my life whom are my friends, colleagues and collaborators, to share their pearls of wisdom instead?!
Doubt, it's easy to let it overcome you and eat you up, isn't it? But you mustn't let it.
Jessica Huie is an award winning entrepreneur (Daily Mail's Enterprising Young Brit Award, Evening Standard's Most Inspirational Entrepreneur, Glamour Magazine's Power List... the list goes on) and she is founder of multi racial greeting card and gift brand Color blind Cards www.colorblindcards.com and JH Public Relations.