From Boilersuit to Bling: Elaine Hickmott TopazSmile.com

Today my guest on my radio show is PhD scientist turned entrepreneur, Elaine Hickmott, who describes her journey up the corporate slippery pole to the boardroom to her own jewellery business and beyond. I love the sound of Elaine’s Surrey-based jewellery gift experience which is unique in my life anyway. Elaine also talks about how she helps and mentor small businesses with sales and marketing and more. Listen to Elaine here.   What a woman!

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Today’s Entrepreneur: Ceri Wheeldon FabAfterFifty.com

Yesterday’s guest on my radio show was Ceri Wheeldon, the fast and fabulous creator of FabAfterFifty, champion for women after fifty years of age. Ceri has been self-employed for twenty years already, initially in partnership at the sharp end in headhunting in the Nineties, dealing mainly with men.   Now she’s loving meeting lots of wonderful women.   It sounds to me very much as though Ceri’s skill is with people, she sounds so enthusiastic about everything and everyone. Listen to what caused Ceri to focus on women in their fifties and do something a little bit different in her life and […]

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Entrepreneur Radio: Today’s Entrepreneur is Mary Waring

Did you catch my radio show at 9 GMT today?   If not, you can listen again to Mary Waring, UK mortgage adviser, buy-to-let landlady and property expert, IFA in training.   Is there no end to this woman’s talents? Listen to Mary as she describes why corporate life wasn’t for her and what caused her to finally quit and start up on her own, how she ran the London Marathon and how that enables her to remember she can get out of her comfort zone and do anything. Mary is studying for her IFA exams and will qualify on the fast-track […]

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Unstoppable: A Coach In A Million

“Judith has this incredible knack of knowing when to be kind and gentle and go easy on you and when to be more direct and, well, stick a rocket up yer bum!  She allows me to feel motivated, excited, upbeat and unstoppable. As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to find a coach who understands that sometimes you just want a sounding board. Because Judith is herself a raging entrepreneur she is able to see this need so clearly, but after all the talk, she compels you to take action.  She’s a bit like a laser guided missile; through all the fluff and camouflage, […]

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