Sword Swallowing
Oct25

Sword Swallowing

Opening the 2015 Kent Women in Business Awards is one night that I am unlikely to forget in a hurry! Sword swallowing?, magic tricks? Yes it’s all in there….It was fun learning some new skills, but I definitely need to polish up if I am going to use them again in the future..

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From Start-up to Success
Nov20

From Start-up to Success

The Business Show is the largest of it’s kind in the South East of England and I am thrilled to be speaking there on Thursday 27th Novemeber, (3.3pm in Hall 4). There is a lot of information available for people thinking of starting up a business to getting their ideas of the ground. For this talk I wanted to look at the ‘limbo’ stage where the business is up and running…then what? If you are a happy plodder...

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Do We (Women) Really Speak a Different Language?
Sep17

Do We (Women) Really Speak a Different Language?

As a linguist, writer and editor, language and communication is a HUGE part of my world. This is why I decided to explore the ‘Menspeak vs Womenspeak’ theory when I was invited to deliver a talk at the East Kent B2B Exhibition hosted by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. The idea was put to me to host a session for Women in Business and even though I took some flack from my male peers in the county the room was full and...

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