Katie Silverthorne

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I’m Katie Silverthorne. I was born in London but I now live in Portishead, just outside Bristol – which I ADORE. My business is Memory Zoo.

2.What is your business about?

At Memory Zoo we make keepsakes for people from their precious clothing to help then remember a special person, event or time in their lives.

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3. What made you get into this line of business?

I started the business entirely by accident. I made a keepsake bear for my daughter when she was about 1 as I couldn’t bear to put all her beautiful baby clothes into the attic and never see them again. I wanted a more visual reminder of her baby years so used her clothes to make a bear. I put pictures of her bear onto Facebook for my friends to see and very quickly people started asking the question, ‘Can you make me one?’ And Memory Zoo was born.

4.What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

Eggs! I get up and eat three scrambled eggs for breakfast. Everyday without fail. I don’t have a more complex routine than that! Although after I drop my daughter at school I usually go for a run (health permitting) – even just a few km – which really gets my blood moving, brain functioning, stress out of my system and my whole being ready to work. I am a little grumpy if I miss my run!

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5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

I have two things that have always resonated with me. The first is, ‘People massively overestimate what they can achieve in a year but massively underestimate what they can achieve in a decade.’ This helps me to remember that everything doesn’t have to happen right now this minute! And working towards a big goal does take years. There’s no such thing as an overnight success. Everything that we have ever done and every decision we have ever made have led us to this point in time. I aim not to waste a single moment of my life and my learning.
My second one is the acronym – F.A.I.L. – First Attempt In Learning. I LOVE this and hold it dear to me when my crazy ideas don’t work out or take root the first time. I put them down, refresh the vision and try again. Everything is about learning. I aim to be a better person tomorrow than I am today. When I am lying on my death-bed I do not want to look back and think, ‘I wish I had been braver.’

6.What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I have so many books that I love! Can I have more than one please?! ‘Sapiens’ by Yuval Noah Haraji; ‘Real Artists Don’t Starve’ by Jeff Goins and ‘Still Live With Woodpecker’ by Tom Robbins. The last one is one of my favourite books of all time and was given to me by a complete stranger on a train when I was 17. I should also mention ‘Pyramids’ by Terry Pratchett. This was the first book that I actually chose myself (wasn’t told to read by an adult) and I laughed so hard I cried. I realised in the moment of reading it that I would have a life long love affair with books, writing and words.

7.Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

I don’t have any offers but I will be releasing some new products very soon so keep your eyes peeled to see what they are. I don’t ever discount my Memory Zoo keepsakes as each one is a bespoke, hand-made item and people have to join a waiting list to get them. The waiting list is currently 7 months long and growing constantly! I do offer a £5 discount though to everyone who orders two animals at the same time. There is also no waiting list if you would like to have something made in honour of someone who has passed away. I understand how instrumental the keepsakes can be for dealing with grief and it’s unrealistic to make people who are suffering emotionally to wait such a long time for their keepsake.

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8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

RUN! That is my go to. If I can’t do that then I listen to motivating songs, take the dog for a walk, do some jumping jacks or stand in front of the mirror and give myself a motivational speech! Really! 😀 Sometimes I feel that I need to have a gentler word with myself and in those moments I shower myself with loving words. I allow all pain, grief and illness to pass away from me whilst I bask in the feelings of self acceptance and love. I am also deeply keen on personal affirmations.

9. What do you love most about helping others?

It’s such a honour to have been trusted to make so many hundreds of keepsakes over the years for so many people, in many different situations. Many of those people are having a keepsake made because they have lost someone dear to them and the clothes they are giving me are the last reminders of that person. It’s a joy to be able to help people process their grief and loss through my skills.

10. Your favourite quote?

‘When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.’ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Thank you so much Katie for sharing with us your business and your story, if you would like to hear more from Katie please go to FacebookInstagram, or Twitter

Have a wonderful day x 

Debbie Marks

1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from? 
I’m Debbie Marks, Founder and owner of Qube Events & Productions, based in Bury, Manchester.
 
2. What is your business about?
We Plan, Style & Create Decor for Events.  I’m a wedding and event planner and event stylist.  We’re all about creating an experience for guests and making an event planners life easy.  We specialise in Corporate event decor and parties, Wedding planning, decor and floristry and luxury private parties.  We also have a huge range of decor to hire for events.
3. What made you get into this line of business? 
I did my degree in event management.  I wanted to work in a job where I got variety from the different types of clients and events I would work with.
4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?
I get up as I know my personal trainer will be waiting for me in the gym at 7am every morning.  I’m usually there for 30/45mis.  I then like to come home and make myself breakfast (usually poached eggs, avocado and salmon, and bagel thins) and then if I have time soak in a hot bath while listening to a business/motivational book. (Also alot of my MOF4 chapter was also written in the bath!)  I then take my kids to School.
 5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Believe you are bigger than you are and you will grow into those shoes,
6. What is a book you would say everyone must read? 
Profit First
7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?
We create bespoke packages tailored to every clients requirements and budget. We can also offer 5% discount to all MIBA members.
8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly? 
Remembering everything I have achieved so far,
9. What do you love most about helping others? 
Seeing them take your advice and implementing it.  The fact that I can talk from experience.
10. Your favourite quote? 
Believe in Yourself and Sparkle
If you would like to see more from Debbie then you can find her at WebsiteEvent hire websiteInstagram and Facebook

Christine Lavulo

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?
My name is Christine Lavulo and I am the owner of Christine Lavulo Coaching. I am from Salt Lake City, Utah. I have been married almost 21 years and have 5 sons ages 9-27. I also have a grandson who just turned 4 today.

2. What is your business about?

My business is about helping women overcome the blocks, sabotages and fears that hold them back and creating custom strategies they can easily implement to create their most beautiful life.

3. What made you get into this line of business?

I got into this business by sheer divine inspiration. 8 years ago I decided to separate from my husband and it was a year-long journey that taught me about myself, about people and how to truly have peace and successful relationships. I especially realized that I had the power to create what I wanted to experience. It seems women especially tend to lose themselves in serving their families and meeting the demands that are placed on them through work, family and charitable things we feel called to. And its important that if we lose ourselves, we find ourselves again.

4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

I am working on being more consistent with my morning power routine (Power Hour or Miracle Morning). When I’m on the ball, I get up at 6am, read scriptures and say a prayer, expressing gratitude. Then I meditate to receive inspiration. I do a short yoga DVD and if time permits I read some other inspirational book. I work to also do a quick affirmation and visualisation session in the morning.

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5.What is the best advice you have ever been given?

The best advice I have ever been given is to take 100% responsibility for my life. I create/cause my world. I can choose to think happy, positive thoughts or be stuck in negativity and that choice will create my experience.

6.What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I think the #1 must read for absolutely everyone is a hard one because I have so many! However, I loved “Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting” by Lyn Grabhorn. This was life changing for me at the time I read it because it was my first introduction to the law of attraction. It was an easy read and I felt it made it more tangible-easier to understand. At the same time I have to say that The Success Principles is life changing for sure! And those basic principles can truly change your life in a big way when implemented.

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

Right now I am working on new offers so while I can’t say I have one right this second, I could definitely come up with one in a short period of time. 🙂

8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

My #1 thing I do to change my mindset instantly is apply E+R=O. That is always on my mind and when I find myself sinking I just ask myself what I can take responsibility for and start telling a new story.

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9. What do you love most about helping others?

It’s selfish but I love the way I feel when I know I’ve positively impacted someone’s life. It feels good to me and it’s incredible satisfying. When you see someone making progress and you know it’s because of something you did or said, it’s hugely rewarding!

10. Your favourite quote?

“Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be”. _Goethe.

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Thank you so much Christine for sharing your business and story with us, if you would like to see more from Christine then please got to FacebookInstagram, or Twitter

Have a wonderful day x 

Zoegy Filomena

1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

“I am Zoëgy filomena aka QueenG 31 summers young single mom of four destiny-star 6, twins joy & faith 5 baby boy jcelisha-daimond.”

Hey amazing Queen!

First of let me introduce myself I am Zoegy filomena, I am 31 years old a modern single mom with 3 lovely girls (twins) and 1 baby boy . After a long time of depression and losing almost  everything what I had (money/house/love/friendships/self worth). I rewrote my story and here I am helping you to rewrite yours . My soul mission is to motivate you and help you manifest the life you always dreamed of because “I know” it is possible sometimes all you need is just a little push..

Are you feeling lost Queen and have no clue how to love yourself than”My innerQueen” is your answer..
Are you looking for a sign now this is it.
This is not only a book of advice but also the how and the why… So let me help you.

My book ” My InnerQueen” will be online on the 31 of October 2018.

xoxo

QueenG

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2. What is your business about?
“I am starting business owner and it is all about self-worth finding  your “innerqueen” affirmations energy self-love.. I coach 1_1 also webinars and live streams..

3. What made you get into this line of business?
I had a burn out myself and depression so I thought how I can help others without medication and share my life story to inspire others help them and so I did without money.

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4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

my kids meditation/affirmations in the shower at 6 in the morning before my tribes wakes up

5. What is the best advice you have ever been given? 

“just do it you are worthy”
“reset your brain” and so I did it is a journey what never ends.

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6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?
My upcoming book off course “my innerQueen”
secrets of the millionaire mind by t.harv eker.
unleash your inner money babe by Kathrin zenkina

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

New freebies coming up 31 of October 2018
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8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly? 
If I have a negative thought I change my thinking in 17 sec.. like I can’t do this because….
I say I can do this and I trust the universe will  provide

9. What do you love most about helping others?
There energy that relief you see or feel…
seeing other women evolving is everything

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Thank you so much Zoegy for sharing your story with us and business, good luck on the new book. If you would like to see more of Zoegy you can at Instagram or Facebook

Have a wonderful day x 

Christina Hall

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I am Christina Hall, my business is called JoyfuelLife and I am originally from Germany, but now live in Washington State with my family (husband Rian, 3, 5-year-old daughter Katie and rescue dog Dexter).

2. What is your business about?

My business is about educating others about a holistic lifestyle concept, giving them the chance to living it and also paying it forward to others. I am all about health and wellness for the body as well as the mind and creating an environment (personal and professional) that will help you and others thrive. I am also part of a team that come from different backgrounds but have common values and interests. One of the biggest ones it to help other people improve their quality of life so that they have more time for themselves, their families, their friends, their hobbies and everything else that matters to them.

3. What made you get into this line of business?

I have had a traditional career as a digital marketing manager, something that I thought I would be doing my whole life. But after a couple of years in the business, my health declined (I have a viral immune disease) and the outlook of being able to combining a good living with my family plans wasn’t looking too good, especially with the demanding hours and expectations that are placed on females in the traditional workforce these days. I have tried different work from home jobs, working for international corporations, small agencies to different type of direct sales and even bitcoin businesses. But nothing really stuck with me until I found this lifestyle concept which allows me to implement my three passions into one “job” and getting to pay it forward each and every day.

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4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

This is a good question. I love to sleep in and value a good night of sleep. 😉 But what really keeps me going is my goals and my big vision. I want to pave the way for my daughter as well as for all the other moms out there to show them that you can really have it all: Be and do you, follow your dreams, have a career and have a family that doesn’t know you just from pictures.
I just started to follow the miracle morning routine and I love it as it gives me an outline how to spend my morning wisely and efficiently.
5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Change expectation for appreciation. I have gotten a lot of advice over the years. This one just came my way just recently and it makes the most sense to me. We all expect something when we do certain things. If we help a friend out, we expect that he will return the favour if the need arises. This thinking however, keeps us living in fear and in a lack mentality. Instead of thinking that way, we should refocus and be grateful that we were able to help out our friend when he needed us.
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6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I love reading books and there are way too many that I would like to mention. But for me there are two that really helped me personally: The Success Principles by Jack Canfield and You’re a Badass by Jen Sincero. It doesn’t matter where you are at in your life but I feel like both of these books can definitely have an impact on you. And then of course, re-read them every so often as you will find answers to different questions you might have.

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

The offer is always there to check out what my team and I are doing and to see if it might be a good fit for you as well. As we like to say, the concept is for everyone, but not everyone is made for the concept. 😉

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8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

There is not just 1 thing but the first thing I do is to assess my thoughts and rewire them as soon as I become aware of them. I have been really diving deep into personal development and the tools, tips and tricks that I have learned in my studies are definitely my go-to for changing my mindset.

 

9. What do you love most about helping others?

I love seeing their passion and joy coming back to their eyes. When they actually dare to dream again and begin to understand that they can really do, be and have anything they want!

10. Your favourite quote?

I have a lot of favourite quotes but this one is pretty good I think: “Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt. ~Unknown

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If you would like to see more of Christina, you can at Personal FacebookFacebook Page JoyfuellivingFacebook Page JoyFuelLifeInstagram and Pinterest

Have a wonderful day x 

5 Tips how you can start earning money today!

I wanted to share with you today some new career options or side hustle options you can start today with little lay out and start earning straight away. In my time I have tried these and they do work.

  1. Arts and Crafts

Do you have a talent or skill you could put to use, there are literally hundreds of craft sites on Facebook that you can use to sell you work. Etsy is a great place to create a shop and get people buying from you on a regular basis and from all over the world, it is also really easy to set up and manage.

2. Dog Walking and Pet Sitting 

If you are like me and love animals then this is for you, this is also one of the cheapest businesses you can start-up. I had my dog walking business for a year and was bringing in a regular income each month. Most families have a pet of some sort and are always looking for reliable people to look after their pets when they are at work or when they go on holiday. Make sure you invest in some good water proof clothing, poop bags, treats, and good footwear too!

3. Network Marketing

Not everyone’s cup of tea but it is a very good way to make money and it can change lives I have seen it happen to a lot of people I know. I have also done this and if you do all the training and put the effort in you will be rewarded very well for your efforts. The investments can be anything from Free to £300, I would just say make sure you find a product and company you love, and look at the plan. Do the research and you will be fine.

4. Virtual Assistant

If like me you love organisation and writing this is for you. As we are in an age where so many people are creating six figure online businesses they are wanting to hire people to help them with their work. There is a great course and website for all VA advice The VA Handbook  as a virtual assistant you can charge hourly rates so if you get regular work his can become a very lucrative business.

5. Coaching & Teaching

Do you love helping people, maybe you are really skilled in social media. Then coaching could be for you, if you have something that can help change people’s lives or businesses people will pay you to help them. You can offer small courses, masterclasses and then one to one coaching. It is also a very profitable business and I know a lot of coaches which earn six figures a month.

I would love to know if you have any other tips or business ideas that cost little to start but you can earn big with. Have you tried any of the above?

Have a wonderful day.

Michele x 

 

Michele Liddle

Little bit of a twist today I thought that I would mix it up and interview myself as a Women Of Wisdom. Vain I know but I do feel I have a lot that I can share with you and I am very wise!! Obviously!

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I am Michele Marie Liddle, I am from Norfolk UK. I am a blogger for well this site, and founder of She Steps Up.

2. What is your business about?

She Steps Up Blog is a blogging site where I write about business, mindset, mental health, and parenting advice these are all things that are me! I also include some spiritual stuff as I am a huge believer in energy, crystals and the universe. I also run a feature called “Women Of Wisdom” which I created as I wanted a space that showed off amazing women in business and share them with my community.

I have also set up a new part of She Steps Up which is creating content and transcribing podcasts, and Facebook Lives for female entrepreneurs who maybe do not enjoy the creative writing side of their business or  maybe they just want to be free and have time to reach out to their clients more.

3.What made you get into this line of business?

I love writing it is a passion for me and I know from speaking with other women in business that not everyone finds it as enjoyable as I do or as easy. Having done MLM, and Coaching, as well as working with coaches I know how much writing we have to do on a daily business to get ourselves seen and clients in the door. Words have a big impact!

If you don’t find writing easy it creates blocks which can then affect other areas of your business. I also love to support other women in business and I believe that providing this service I can free them up to be more effective in the areas of business they love.

The blog was more of a therapy thing why I decided what avenue to take next, but it has now become my baby.

4.What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

My passion for what I am doing now! I never felt like this with any other business or job I have been in. I love that I am being creative every day and helping others.

I do have a morning power routine that I do every morning! I wake up and do a guided meditation, I then listen to a powerful video or talk on Youtube before my feet even touch the ground. This gets me pumped up and ready for the day.

I will sometimes journal in the morning if not I then go get my coffee and cereal then check my messages. I do believe that the first moments in the morning are what set you up for the rest of the day so I like to make it a positive experience.

5.What is the best advice you have ever been given?

This is a hard one I have been given so much advise over the years, and told others some good advice also. The first thing that comes to mind though is do not ever give up. Now I have quit a lot of things and stopped doing things but this was not me giving up this was me moving on. There is a difference.

I am very aware that I am meant for bigger things and I am meant to help others so if the things I have been doing in the past where not getting me there then I stopped them and moved direction onto a path that was getting me closer towards the place I needed to be.

I believe I am here now so I am not giving up.

6.What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I am going to be doing a post about this soon as I have loads but I will say the book “You Are Amazing” by Sonia Choquette-Tully  and Sabrina Choquette-Tully is a must for any female. It is such a good read and I had so many “Ah-Ha” moments when reading it. So go to Amazon now and get a copy you won’t regret it.

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

I do, I have just set up all my pricing and packages for my content and transcribing business so I am doing an introductory offer for August 2018 for my Platinum Package which is the all singing, all dancing package. I am giving a massive £2000 discount for a 90 day package!

8.What One thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

This I have to do a lot as I am someone who deals with mental health issues and long-term illness that all have an effect on my mindset. I have found that meditation can very quickly calm me and centre me to put me back on track. I am also a great fan of just removing myself from situations, I will take myself away and just sit and be calm or grab a book. Reading is my number one hobby so reading always takes me away to my happy place.

9.What do you love most about helping others?

I love to help people so much, I have been in situations where no one has helped me and I have been in situations where I have had many people help me so I know how it feels to be on both ends. I love to see other people succeed and achieve their dreams, I love the feeling I get inside from doing something that helps another person. I also think it is a beautiful thing to do as a human and more people should do it. Simple acts of kindness go a long way, you never know that one thing you do that is so easy could be the major thing someone else needed in order to change their life around.

10.Your favourite quote?

This is an easy one and I have it tattooed on my forearm in  beautiful vintage mirror “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and its better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring” by Marilyn Monroe.

 

I hope you enjoyed my own interview, if you would like to be featured please contact shestepsupblog@gmail.com. If you would like to see more of me please visit Facebook Instagramor Twitter

I hope you have  wonderful day.

Michele x 

Karen Welden

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I’m Karen Welden, my business is Karen Welden Coaching and I’m from Manchester in the UK.

2. What is your business about?

A marketing, mindset and NLP Life Coach, I help aspiring or established entrepreneurs and small businesses who are struggling with marketing overwhelm to get comfortable with marketing (from planning to measurement stage) and to implement a strategy that works for their particular business and delivers results.

Through specific coaching techniques, I help them to identify their goals, implement their strategy AND become more confident in their marketing capabilities and business goals.

Through NLP coaching and mindset work I help them to discover and overcome any fears, negative emotions or limiting beliefs in their subconscious mind that are holding them back from creating and growing the business (and life) of their dreams.

NLP helps with all aspects of business performance including confidence, decision-making, leadership and moving from states of procrastination to motivation. NLP is a truly transformational and life-changing experience.

3.What made you get into this line of business?

Throughout my 17 year marketing career, I worked in businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries. For many of those years I loved it but as the years rolled by I felt less and less fulfilled and started to question whether this was my true calling in life.
Whilst working long hours developing campaigns to help add more the the company’s bottom line, I no longer felt any sense of achievement and I didn’t feel valued. What I really craved was to make a difference in peoples’ lives so that I felt my time at work was rewarding.

During the latter years of my marketing career I developed a chronic mysterious health problem that left the medical profession stumped and finally resulted in me having to give up work. I searched online for ways to heal myself naturally through nutrition and lifestyle.

After much online research I found inspiration from some amazing people – one woman in particular who had cured herself from my condition through a variety of natural healing modalities and gone on to become a naturopathic doctor.

Following several consultations with her and putting into practice what I had learned online, my efforts began to pay off. It was a difficult journey. I had relapses and setbacks which at times had me wondering whether any of this was working. However, slowly but surely I improved. This changed my mindset and enabled me to think that anything is possible.
I knew then that a marketing career in the corporate world was no longer the right path for me. I still had a huge desire to make a difference in peoples’ lives but I didn’t know how.

I originally considered health coaching and attended a short taster coaching course hosted by The Coaching Academy. From that point on I was hooked! Coaching was definitely for me although I found other aspects of coaching more fascinating – in particular how we can use our own inner resources and the power of the mind to make positive changes in our lives.

So I went on to study NLP and Time Line TherapyTM and became a fully certified NLP Life Coach helping people transform their lives for the better! Originally helping individuals like myself to escape the 9-5 and create their dream business I soon found that often I was using my marketing expertise to help aspiring and new entrepreneurs with their marketing strategy and getting fabulous feedback in the process.

So I decided to shift my focus towards helping these types of clients to achieve their business goals and dreams and in turn, live the life of their dreams!

4.What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

I love what I do which is a great motivator for my get up and go and I’m always excited to get started. Obviously I’m big into healthy eating so I have a healthy juice followed by a fruit or smoothie breakfast. I usually have my intentions set in advance, sometimes a week or sometimes the night before, depending on how busy things are. I like to work as far in advance as possible. I have a journal with my goals for each day of the week and I work from that as well as a written ‘to do’ list. I’ve recently started journal-ling and intend to start including meditation into my morning routine too.

5.What is the best advice you have ever been given?

To have the inner belief that anything is possible.

6.What is a book you would say everyone must read?

She Means Business by Carrie Green (for female entrepreneurs)

7.. What is the book you would say everyone needs to read?

I’m in the process of re-vamping my Master Your Marketing course and will be launching it soon. Suitable for all entrepreneurs and small businesses this takes them from setting marketing goals right through to measurement of their marketing activity and review. It includes goal setting, identifying, understanding and connecting with your ideal customer or client, creating your positioning statement, branding, setting a marketing budget, creating your marketing strategy, putting together a marketing activity schedule, building relationships, content creation, measurement and review PLUS bonus materials including productivity strategies.

8.What One thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

I have an amazing little NLP technique that I learned during my training. Another technique I use is to look at a situation from a different perspective (re-framing).

9.What do you love most about helping others?

I love seeing the transformation they get as a result of working with me and helping them to achieve their goals. It’s so rewarding to know that you have helped someone else to achieve their dreams.

10.Your favourite quote?

I have so many it’s difficult to choose but I particularly like this one: The best way to predict your future is to create it – Abraham Lincoln

Thank You so much Karen for being part of this, some great information there.

I wish you all the success in the world. You can contact Karen via Facebook , Instagram , or her Website

Have a wonderful day.

Michele x

Lucy Smith

Today our women of wisdom is Lucy Smith.

1 Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

Hey, I’m Lucy smith. I live in England and am a Personal Development Coach. I started my business, Succeed Now, in May 2017.

2 What is your business about?

I share the personal development techniques that I used to transform my life. I share weekly on my blog and social media as well as free support tools and digital products to help others transform their mindset and their life. I love to help women with their mindset especially when they are facing the same struggles that I have been through. It feels like I went through those struggles so I can help others and now I am truly living my purpose and passion.

3 What made you get into this line of business?

I had been struggling with my mental health, facing anxiety, fears and had a lack of confidence. I stumbled across personal development and decided to add it into my life 100%. I started reading, meditating, journaling, exercising, saying affirmations, gratitude, listening to podcasts and so much more. It completely transformed my life.

I now manage my anxiety and rarely get triggered.

I overcame my fear of driving and being alone in public.

I boosted my confidence, got a new job that I love and made new friends (this used to be a huge struggle.)

I increased my self-esteem, managing better in social situations.

I can now manage stress and overwhelm.

I feel a lot happier and positive, which has in turn improved my health, sleep, relationships and every other area of my life.

Put simply personal development has transformed my life in every single day. I can’t even imagine where I would be if I hadn’t discovered it.

4 What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

My morning routine is 45 minutes full of all my favourite personal development techniques. I start with reading a personal development book while exercising on my pedal bike. I then journal, write gratitude and write my long-term goals. I then listen to a guided visualisation and meditation recorded in my own voice, followed by my voice recorded affirmations.

5 What is the best advice you have ever been given?

I listen to so much advice daily with all the reading and podcasts it’s hard just to pick one. I would say it is to be consistent in your business, to keep going even when you’re not seeing results. To try new things when something isn’t working and to never give up hope that you will be successful.

6 What is a book you would say everyone must read?

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne – this one made me realise how we attract what we think about. For example recently I have suffered with some health problems causing my to collapse. Doctors said I have a heart condition and need to have tests done. For the next two weeks after being told that I kept thinking about my heart condition and telling people, it’s no wonder that I went on to collapse 4 times in 48 hours. Since that last day I have started telling myself several times daily “I am healthy” as well as telling others that I am good and healthy. Since then I haven’t collapsed once and feel amazing.

Read: How I Have Used The Law Of Attraction How I have used the Law of Attraction

7 Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

I’ve just launched a 5-Day Self-Care Challenge that I have made very detailed so it can help others get started instantly on self-care and learn all they need to in a 5-day course put together as a workbook. Self-care has been a huge part of my journey, all the benefits I have got as a result are in the link below. 5 Day Self Care Challenge

8 What 1 thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Think about gratitude. This is hands down the best way to change your mindset. It completely changes my mindset from one of lack to one of abundance. Where I already have everything I need and have so much to be happy and grateful for.

9 What do you love most about helping others?

The feeling I get when someone says “thank you so much, you’ve changed my life”. There is nothing better than giving people the same results I got. I love helping others improve their mindset and feel happy and confident with themselves.

10 Your favourite quote?

I created one myself that I think sums up what I’ve done and what my business is based on – “Your mindset is the key to a life of happiness and success”

Thank you so much for reading, I hope I can help you in any way you need with improving your mindset.

Thank you so much to Lucy for being part of this, if you want to get in touch with Lucy you can find he at the following places:

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Have a wonderful day.

Michele x

How to get your ideal client.

Today I had a conversation with  fellow business women about the perfect client, so it inspired me!

I have just had a major change in my work life and although it is very exciting and I am loving all the opportunities that are coming my way I am feeling anxious and this is all because of my mental health issues they are like the naughty devil on my shoulder so I have to make sure I ignore that and focus on the nice angelic one that is guiding me on the right path. The path towards success.

The new business I have created is making me so excited and is something I love doing which if you are thinking of going into business is a big one, you need your business to kick you out of bed in the morning and excite you. If it doesn’t well change it, you are the creator of your own life!

I have set up another part of She Steps Up which is creating content for women in business it allows me to  free them up so they can concentrate on the parts of their business they love. As an example not everyone loves sitting down and writing or people get serious writers block and can not for the life of them get past it. That is what I am here for but not only that I am going to be really hands on and learning about the women I work with get into their passion, their motives, their dreams, and put this across in the words I use.

People go to these women because they want to work with them not me, so it is important that I make all the content relating and sounding like the women I am working for.

This brings me on to the ideal client! The lady I spoke with this morning asked me who my ideal client is and that I should write it down and put it out into the world.

The reason why you need to be super clear on how your ideal client is, is simply so you can then direct everything posts, adverts, courses, etc to that women. As an example I love writing, brainstorming, creating, and putting documents together so my ideal client would for my business be someone who hates this part of their business.

As a coach you may yourself have been through something which you managed to get over and you now know you have the right course and materials that will help women who where like you two years ago. The ideal client for you in this scenario is the you from two years ago as you know her, you where her, you know what she needs… does that make sense?

So my ideal client is a women who is a busy and a successful in business who is full of passion, and drive but hates that she wastes time in her business staring at a screen not knowing what to type but knows what she wants to say and put across, when she could be reaching out to her clients instead. This means that I can listen and feel her passion and drive and put the words down for her. I am even going to be offering a service where I watch her live training’s, or videos and transcribe them as theses provide so much content that can be used over and over again.

My ideal client will then be free and able to serve her clients and bring in new clients, she will be available and can serve more women as she will be saving 5-6 hours a week on writing. I love writing and create it is what sets my soul on fire so it will be the perfect combination of passion and success to bring business forward and raise the bar for success for both myself and her.

If you read this and would like more information on my business rates and services then please do email at shestepsupblog@gmail.com

So have a think what is your business, what do you offer, who is your ideal client then go out there and get them. Success is yours, there is enough success out there for everyone.

Have a wonderful day.

Michele x