Posts with Category: Mumpreneur Profiles
The word itself, networking, was enough to send shivers down my spine a couple of years ago. The mere thought of walking up and start talking to people I didn’t know was utterly terrifying and forcing myself to do it felt like completely violating my natural instincts.
Philippa Mitchell is an independent distributor with Wikaniko, a British cooperative marketing company that aims to encourage and enable people to be both greener and healthier through making economic and eco-friendly changes to products they use every day.
If you have read my mumpreneur story so far (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3), you will know that I got to a point where I felt I needed to find a business idea soon. I had no money of my own, and my husband is also an accountant, so I was going to have to come up with a plausible business plan, or else he would not want to invest in it. He is the scariest of Dragons, and is very risk averse.
This week’s mumpreneur profile is a complaining cow who found her niche and turned her blog into a buisiness. I just love the name of this blog! So this week I give you Helen Dewdney, the Complaining Cow.
Here’s the latest instalment of my series profiling mums who are running a home business. Today, I’m talking to Shari Sant, who works as a virtual assistant with her business RedRite.
Sue Hall joined Stampin Up ! as a demonstrator in 2011. At the time of joining Sue was recovering from two serious car accidents which had prevented her from being able to work full time.
Tell us a little bit about you and the business that you run
Turtle Tots is an innovative and unique swimming programme, which begins during pregnancy with aqua-natal yoga, and continues once the baby is born with specialist baby and toddler swimming classes.
The classes have also been written in conjunction with experienced personal trainers to promote fitness through pre-natal and post-natal pregnancy exercises. Every movement can be adapted to suit individual ability levels and the classes provide an excellent toning work out for mums and mums-to- be. Of course all of our swimming classes for babies and toddlers are open to dads as well, who also love to come along, as they are so fun and enjoyable!
by Lara Zimmern
Have you ever made a completely illogical decision but knew intuitively that it was absolutely, beyond a shadow of a doubt the right thing to do? And despite the fact everyone around you was telling you that you ought to stick with what you are doing and you are marginally mad, you still felt compelled to change everything to make this happen?