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Kanya King’s top 5 tips for succeeding as a woman in business

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Kanya King is one amazing lady. The founder and CEO of the MOBO Awards and is an amazing example of persistence over adversity.  She was one of our Extraordinary Entrepreneurs at an event we held back in 2009 and is such an inspirational female entrepreneur. Her father died when she was 13 and his final words to her were “be the best you can be”. She certainly took those words to heart. She is one of nine children and grew up in a household with very little money to spare. ... Read More »

Ep #20: Small business SEO with Tom Jeffs

Tom Jeffs Small business SEO & content marketing

In episode 20 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time talking with Tom Jeffs from Lucidica, a fantastic small business IT support company based in London. Tom and I talked a lot about how to get higher up the Google rankings, the importance of content marketing and how to get started, simple tips and tricks to improve your SEO on your website. This week’s guest Tom Jeffs is a technologist and entrepreneur, is the CTO for a number of companies and is the founder of Lucidica ... Read More »

Ep #19: Getting your product ideas out into the market with Sam Fountain

Sam Foutain, the inventor of the shewee

In episode 19 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I always love talking with smart business women and Sam Fountain is one of those.  She is the inventor of the Shewee, an amazing product that was born out of frustration and spotting an opportunity in the market. This week’s guest Sam Fountain is an inventor, a mother and a very smart business woman.  Starting from nothing, she has managed to carve out a market and dominate a niche with a very unusual product.  If you’ve not hear of the Shewee before, it’s ... Read More »

Ep #18 How to become a game changer with Karen Darby

Karen Darby Serial Entrepreneur

In episode 18 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with millionaire Karen Darby, Serial Entrepreneur and Pioneer . This week’s guest Karen is the founder of the exciting crowd funding site Crowd Mission which help social and ethical businesses get crowd funding for their new business. It’s a really exciting way to get initial finance for your business… to see how their crowd funding works, check out one of Crowd Mission’s current crowd funding projects Big Blue Cuddle here. At the age of just 22, ... Read More »

Ep #17 The 7 F’s to Fine Tune Your Business with Rick Lowe

Rick Lowe

In episode 17 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with Rick Lowe, a speaker I heard recently talking about the 7 F’s To Fine Tune Your Business. He presented 3 of the F’s and I was hungry to learn more about the rest. So I invited him to come on the show and spill the beans! This week’s guest Rick Lowe is Joint MD at Brands In Limited and MD of Joystick Junkies and has an enviable client list including EA Games, River Island, Next, Topshop and ... Read More »

Ep #16 Smart tactics for hiring freelancers – MicroEntrepreneur

microentrepreneur how to hire and work with freelancers

In episode 16 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with Annabel Kaye. Annabel is a speaker, consultant and trainer with expertise in employment law and structuring profitable relationships in the workplace. This week’s guest Annabel is the Director of Irenicon Ltd. Founded in 1980, Irenicon helps employers make employment law work for them.  ‘We were always a mixed disciplinary practice – something quite revolutionary at the time.’ says Annabel. Over the years Irenicon have worked with some wonderful organisations, pushing the boundaries of how employment law can really be made ... Read More »

Ep #15 How to dominate a market with the founders of Jing Massage – MicroEntrepreneur Podcast

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In episode 15 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had an absolute blast speaking with co-founders, Rachel Fairweather and Meghan Mari of Jing Massage. It’s a double shot of energy as these 2 wonderful ladies have such a strong business model and a powerful business that’s achieved amazing results. And today we’re going to find out how they have been able to dominate their market and give you plenty of tips and advice on how you can too! This week’s guest About Jing Jing was founded in 2003 by directors, Rachel ... Read More »

Your Stories: Redefining Me: Following through on my dreams

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7am Monday morning and my alarm goes off yet again, the fourth time since I pressed the snooze button thirty minutes ago. Finally I drag myself out of bed and dash into the shower. I have just under an hour to get dressed, made up, run out the door and get to the train station in time to catch the 9 o’clock train. Dressed to the nines in my designer suits, hand bags and stiletto heels, I was always Read More »

How to Summit Life’s Everyday Mountains

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“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~Confucius Last week I sat on top of Mt. Shasta, a 14,179 foot mountain in Northern California. It was my first real summit and I was proud. Getting there took me through two days of snow, ice and below-freezing camping conditions, using crampons, an ice axe, and more layers than I thought I owned. As I climbed, and especially on my way down, I began to realize the lessons required to reach the top and make it back ... Read More »

The Importance of Being Internally Branded

personal branding

You’ve spent weeks, maybe months developing your company values and marketing messages.  You have a slick company website which compliments your beautiful logo. Co-ordinating email signatures and social media profiles have been set up and you feel you are almost good to go.  Note; I said “almost”. Read More »

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