Not only was I delighted to be the "Coffee with..." feature in the latest edition of Business Success Magazine, I am also on the cover! When someone asks you how did you get where you are today, it really makes you realise that all the achievements and skills, the highs, the lows and everything you have … Continue reading Delighted to be the “Coffee with…” Feature in Business Success Magazine
Here is my review of the third episode in the current series of Dragons' Den for Enterprise Nation, which highlights some key business lessons. 1. Be a great negotiator, but know when to stop Negotiation skills are vital in business. However, when pitching for work, you need to be clear about how far you are … Continue reading Knowing how to negotiate and when to stop! My Dragons’ Den Review of Episode 3 for Enterprise Nation
When I started out in business I was fortunate enough to have a business mentor. However, this was only for the first 3 months of trading as I believed that I had all the tools I needed to run a business. After all, how difficult could it be? I didn’t understand that mentoring should continue … Continue reading What is a business mentor?
LOCAL businesswoman Sandra Garlick has been appointed to a national taskforce which aims to promote women in enterprise. The taskforce has been set up by business organisation Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) to champion the needs of UK’s female SME owners. Ms Garlick will join 14 other small business leaders from across the UK to … Continue reading Sandra Garlick appointed to FSB Women In Enterprise Taskforce
This week I was invited to visit No 10 Downing Street, to represent the Warwickshire & Coventry branch of the FSB, as a woman in business, to meet with the Government's advisers to talk about diversity and to encourage more women entrepreneurs to start up their own business.