Member’s Blog

Why Quality Should Always be a Priority Over Quantity in Business and in Life

Prompted by the incredible Illustrator of my new book "HER Funny Business" (AJ Wanegar from Farm Dog Designs and Books) ...
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10 Reasons Why I (Crazily) Decided to Write and Publish a Business Book Within 10 Days!

On Monday 19th August 2019, after returning from a long weekend away with my husband, children and dog Coco, I ...
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Saying No – Why I turned down the biggest piece of work I’ve ever been offered

As smaller business owners, with the pressures of paying bills, keeping roofs over our children's heads and food in our ...
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Pride is amazing, but how can the LGBT+ community ever be accepted if we are still fighting for equality of women in 2019?

Recently, from flicking through TV channels I stumbled upon a news report covering Essex Pride Festival, and the organiser was ...
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Why Shouldn’t Single Mums Celebrate Father’s Day Too? (Especially When They Are The Father Figure!)

Father's Day was pretty crap, as I already felt crappy then the day ended with poor little Alfie being sick, ...
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Are you going to grab life by the horns, or let circumstances decide your fate?

Do you know that the number one reason why women start a business is due to circumstances? We have a ...
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My Mental Health Awareness for Mental Health May

I struggle with authenticity about showing how I really feel on a day to day basis, in case people don’t ...
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Is your business-baby not worth more to you, than spreading yourself thinner to make quicker cash?

I have noticed a lot over the last few months that many female entrepreneurs are spreading themselves very thin when ...
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Your Biggest Block to Success

What is the one thing that can really hold you back in achieving your goals? Not advertising your business efficiently ...
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How can Mindfulness help women in business?

Mindfulness I hear you say? Is that not about sitting on a cushion saying ‘omm’ and being all calm and ...
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Can women really have it all, or is it just BS we tell ourselves?

As I sit in the car in Tescos carpark with a screaming and crying two year old telling me he ...
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‘Expert’ Versus ‘Influencer’ – Spot the Difference?

We are in the day and age where social media is portrayed as being 'king' and everyone is bowing at ...
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We Woke up That Huge Elephant, now Let’s Shoot it (Metaphorically, not Literally!)

That huge elephant sitting in the middle of the room, getting in everyone's way, but no one dares to ask ...
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My Constant Battle With the Label ‘Sexist’

You know that saying, if I had a pound for every time I have been called X, then I would ...
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Fed up of the game of (copy)cat and rat???

Believe it or not, business copy cats are not all A-holes!  With the opening up of the online space and ...
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My take on the popularity contest on social media

This is my first blog of the HER Funny Business series, and I have been thinking about this topic for ...
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Inheritance Tax for unmarried couples…don’t get caught out!

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law: www.trustedlaw.co.uk) Do you know that the legal position for cohabiting couples is NOT the same ...
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How to live a happy life – In memory of Jan Fowler

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden: www.debihaden.co.uk) Yesterday I attended the celebration of the life of my wonderful client and friend ...
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Challenging a Will: Everything you need to know!

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law: www.trustedlaw.co.uk) Why would you need to Challenge? What is the process, the time limits, who ...
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Corporate Social Responsibility: What does charity and fundraising mean to you?

What’s your idea of helping charities and fundraising?  Donating a few pennies to collectors as you’re about to leave the ...
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Body Confidence: Changing how we view body imperfections could change the world!

Have you stood in front of the mirror, sucked in your tummy, shifted from one angle to another, let it ...
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Living life with depression – It’s ok to not be ok…

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden: www.debihaden.co.uk) Only this week I have heard of two acquaintances losing a friend to suicide, ...
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Intestacy: What happens when you die without a Will!

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law: www.trustedlaw.co.uk) So, what happens if you die without a Will? Consider this – what happens ...
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Find gratitude for all that you have to find happiness

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden: www.debihaden.co.uk) I can’t help but feel a huge swell of gratitude and happiness for what ...
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The Trusted Law ‘Charity of the Autumn’ is…..Embrace!

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law: www.trustedlaw.co.uk) Every quarter, Trusted Law will be supporting a charity, and we are delighted to ...
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Finding your purpose through contribution

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden: www.debihaden.co.uk) Finding your purpose in life can feel as though it has filled a blank ...
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Separation and Divorce: how does it affect your Will

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law: www.trustedlaw.co.uk) Have you recently divorced or going through a divorce? Do you know how separation and ...
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Top 10 Tips To Avoid Business Burnout

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden: www.debihaden.co.uk) Ahoy there Captain.. There are many great advantages about being the captain of your ...
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Breaking through the legal jargon of Will writing

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law, www.trustedlaw.co.uk) Let’s have a go at ‘breaking through’ the legal jargon! The terminology associated with ...
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Thank You to Our For HER Official Sponsor – Trusted Law

Massive thank you to our official For HER Official Sponsor Trusted Law. Their kind sponsorship helps us run all For ...
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How To Easily Convert Readers Into Paying Clients

(Blog courtesy of  wellthcreative.com). Growing your email marketing list is a huge goal… even an obsession for many wellpreneurs, and ...
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Are you Beach Confident Ready?

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden; www.debihaden.co.uk). I’ve just returned from Greece, taking some quality ‘me’ time to recharge my batteries, ...
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Emma Holmes: Things I wish I’d known sooner in business

(Blog courtesy of memememeansbusiness.com) Whether it’s New Year’s Resolutions in January, a back to school style refresh in September or ...
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Painting Your Positive Picture

(Blog courtesy of Debi Haden; www.debihaden.co.uk). We can send mixed messages out into the world about who we are and ...
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Going on Holiday: Be prepared!

(Blog courtesy of Trusted Law; www.trustedlaw.co.uk/). We all need a nice holiday – but how do you prepare for yours? ...
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Her Business Brew, a busy year so far

Women’s networking and support group Her Business Brew had a successful inaugural conference to mark International Women’s Day. Held at ...
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Welcome to the First HER Conference

The first HER Business, Body and Life Conference 2018, was hosted at Epic Studios on 8th March, to celebrate International ...
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My Journey into Tropic

I started to use Tropic products two years ago and fell in love with them from the moment I tried ...
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For HER, the Revolutionary New Women’s Business, Body and Life Online Chat Show!

For HER is an online group focused around issues affecting women, in business, body and life, and is the home ...
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New Year, Same You

New Year, Same You

Hello gorgeous one! Firstly, HAPPY new year to you.  I want to stress that word “HAPPY”. I have purposefully waited ...
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R A Brown awards

How winning awards can transform your business

We were delighted to have our members R A Brown Heating Services speak at a recent meeting about how awards ...
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Her True Colours Calendar

Her True Colours Calendar 2018

12 amazing women bare their souls in this inspiring limited edition 2018 calendar, raising funds for domestic support services. Sharing ...
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Purchasing or Selling a Property? Beware of Referral Arrangements

Purchasing or Selling a Property? Beware of Referral Arrangements

“There's no such thing as a free lunch” These days there are increasing arrangements between estate agents and the legal ...
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Top tips to working from home | Her Business Brew

Top tips to working from home successfully

Whether you’re self-employed or trying to get out of the office for a while, working from home can have its ...
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Giving back through business

Every quarter, Trusted Wills & Probate Ltd will be supporting a local charity, and I'm delighted to announce that our ...
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Her Business Brew workshop June 2017

Her Business Brew hosts its first workshop with success!

Did you know we are now offering workshops to help support women with their businesses? All done in a fun, ...
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Posh PJ Party

A double celebration – 2 years of Her Business Brew plus the book launch of Stories of She

Celebrating the 2-year anniversary of Her Business Brew and the launch of her latest book ‘Stories of She’, Serena Fordham, ...
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Natalie Chapman

An introduction to Trusted Law Ltd – My Journey, by Natalie Chapman

My name is Natalie Chapman and I am the company director of Trusted Law Ltd plus a ‘stay at home’ ...
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6 steps to creating a super powerful direct mail campaign

Despite the growth of online marketing and social media, direct mail campaigns are still a vital part of the content ...
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Photography tips, guest blog

Professional Photography Tips for Great Website Images

Hi, I am Jess a mother too two gorgeous children and lucky enough to own and run my own business ...
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How to become a more organised entrepreneur

How to become a more organised entrepreneur

Do you ever feel that you are overloaded with work, and don't know how to go about reducing that big ...
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Email Marketing: How to create a Mailchimp Campaign if you are stuck at square one

Email Marketing: How to create a Mailchimp Campaign if you are stuck at square one

Are you stuck at square one when it comes to email marketing? Don’t even have an email marketing account set ...
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Top Tips for Juggling Motherhood and Self-Employment

Top Tips for Juggling Motherhood and Self-Employment

Being a self-employed mum of a toddler and a baby can be very challenging at times! If you are a ...
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Making the Jump: From Fear to Fantastic

My life has been filled with terrible misfortunes, most of which have never happened  ~ Mark Twain Do you ever ...
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Every business owner needs a sidekick!

Why Every Business Owner Needs a VA Sidekick!

Why would you need a wing-woman like me in your life you ask? The answer is that every business owner ...
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Network like a pro!

How to Network Like a Pro!

Networking has been the most successful activity in growing my contact list and building my client base, so I'm sharing ...
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