Horrors Behind The Scenes – Negative Feedback

    How To Deal With Negative Feedback in your Beautiful Business – Janet Hill   Thank you to Janet for being our Guest Team Blogger   There are so many positive aspects to running your own business: choosing your own hours, a better work/life…

    How To Get Started In Business

    Starting your own business is a big decision that takes a lot of hard work and determination. There are so many unknowns and the possibility that something could go wrong, so why take the chance? We recently surveyed a group of WiRE members and asked them why they decided to start their own business. Here’s what they said: Sarah Shakespeare, Saloukee, https://saloukee.com Why did you decide…

    How To Overcome Business Hurdles

    There are many obstacles when setting up and growing a business – from finances to reputation building, managing your own business is never plain sailing. We recently surveyed a group of our WiRE members, asking them about the hurdles that they had faced in…

    Tips & Advice For Budding Entrepreneurs

    Setting up your own business is very much a learn-as-you go process, although we can certainly take advice and guidance from our fellow business owners. We recently surveyed a group of our WiRE members, asking them to use their experience and success in…

    Sharing is not just caring, it’s good business as well

      The WiRE Knowledgebase is packed with information written for and by women in business and WiRE Members can post their own information blogs; not only to help other women in business but also to benefit from all the reposting and publicity that we do.…

    Starting a business on a shoestring – Show me the money!

      It’s tempting to bury your head in the sand when it comes to the money side of the business, especially in the early days when there is so many other things to do. BUT DON’T, the start up stage  is the best time to get to grips with the…

    Starting a business on a shoestring – Tools of the trade

      With more than 3 billion people using the Internet, shoestring entrepreneurs with a dream or a hobby can access a worldwide customer base for very little cost. The key to success is to keep an eye on your finances and master the right tools to promote…

    Six Tips to becoming a better networker (we call it Grigle!)

    Top Tips for good networking (or Grigle) GENEROSITY – networking is more give than take. If you can’t help, find somebody who can. Recommend and promote others – good business is good for everybody. RESPECT – integrity and authenticity are…

    We need to talk about membership…

    So, you’ve seen them – those tweets and ads and posts and emails which promise you can make a 7 figure salary or you can be more fulfilled or you can sell enough widgets to buy a yacht or you can find the perfect work/life balance. They offer just…

    Twelve tips to look and feel confident (when you are really trembling in your boots)

    As a quick follow up to the last blog on confidence (it comes in cans!) here are a few quick tips to look and feel the part Invest in a key piece of clothing or accessory that gives you confidence and identifies you (in a sea of suits, the bold stands out!)…