The Business Diaries Podcast
The Business Diaries Episode 11 Ann Read

The Business Diaries Episode 11 Ann Read

November 2, 2020

Ann Read is a Virtual Personal Assistant and Founder of The PA Portal. 

She supports her clients with so much more than admin, she’s a social media and digital marketing whizz.  In fact she’s Digital Women’s Highly Commended VA of the year, a UK wide award for women working in the field of digital marketing.  She is also a Mailchimp Partner, an expert in email marketing and communications.

You can reach Ann via ann@thepaportal.co.uk

The Business Diaries Episode 10 Chris Murphy

The Business Diaries Episode 10 Chris Murphy

October 1, 2020

Chris trained as a physiotherapist, worked in the NHS, was a university lecturer and ran a training consultancy for 18 years. After 2 years spent gutting and renovating his home, becoming a beekeeper and an award-winning public speaker. Chris now mentors people who dislike speaking in front of an audience, helping them become clear, confident and engaging speakers. In this episode, Chris shares some of the key lessons he learned from running his own business and why he does things so differently now.

The Business Diaries Episode 9 Deborah Turner

The Business Diaries Episode 9 Deborah Turner

September 2, 2020

Deborah Turner describes herself as a multipotentialite, running two very different businesses. As a property consultant, she focuses on strategic estate management advice for local authorities and business development/project management for private clients. With You Image Consultancy she specialises in personal branding helping clients ‘dress for success’. Also, Deborah is the Champion for Women in Business for the Federation of Small Businesses, FSB Area-lead for Kent, National Lead for BAME Women in Business and co-founder of Breakthrough Women, a not for profit organisation celebrating women in business and raising the visibility of women succeeding in business. In this episode, she shares a pivotal moment in her career which prompted her to turn over a new leaf.

The Business Diaries Episode 8 Magriet Steyn

The Business Diaries Episode 8 Magriet Steyn

August 3, 2020

Magriet Steyn (aka the Step family Harmony Coach) is a professional Life Coach and Certified Step Parent Coach. As a step mum to two adult stepchildren, bio-mum to two teens, and co-parent with two ex-husbands, she understands the complexities and challenges surrounding step family life.

In this episode, she shares how two curve balls changed her life forever and how she now uses the lessons she learned to help families all over the UK create step family harmony through having an open mind, sense of humour, open dialogue and compassion. Magriet can be reached at www.stepfamilyharmony.com 

The Business Diaries Episode 7 Steve Wells

The Business Diaries Episode 7 Steve Wells

July 1, 2020

Steve Wells is a global futurist, strategic advisor, writer and founding Director of Informing Choices Ltd. His work helps business leaders and policymakers make informed choices about the emerging future. In this episode, he shares his reaction to being made redundant and why he believes having a growth mindset is more important than having a plan and so much more… Steve can be reached at www.informingchoices.com 

The Business Diaries Episode 6 Emma Rourke

The Business Diaries Episode 6 Emma Rourke

June 2, 2020

Emma Rourke is the founder of Hephzibah Horses. She is an IFEAL qualified (International Foundation of Equine Assisted Learning), facilitator of Human Development. Emma shares her story based upon the theme A Curve Ball, and tells us how horses are masters of the art of non verbal communication. You can find out more about Emma and her horses here www.hephzibahuk.com

 

The Business Diaries Episode 5 Paul Andrews

The Business Diaries Episode 5 Paul Andrews

May 4, 2020

Kent Entrepreneur, Paul Andrews, has been kind enough to share two stories with us in the past. We continue the discussions here and learn a little more about his life in business. Paul plays a very supportive role in the Kent Business Community and can be found at bizradio.co.uk where he is host of the popular Business Bunker Radio Show. 

The Business Diaries Episode 4 Jo Dodds

The Business Diaries Episode 4 Jo Dodds

April 1, 2020

Jo Dodds talks about her story based upon the theme Embracing Change and how she handled a dramatic change when she was younger. Jo is an employee engagement consultant & speaker and presenter of the POWER to live more podcast. You can contact her at Powertolivemore.com

The Business Diaries Episode 3 Beverley Webb

The Business Diaries Episode 3 Beverley Webb

March 9, 2020

Beverley Webb is an award winning coach and speaker specialising in overcoming abuse and trauma. She also runs a positive peer to peer support group in Kent for survivors of sexual abuse.  Beverley can be contacted at beverley@stepforwardcoaching.online 

The Business Diaries Episode 2 Aly Harrold

The Business Diaries Episode 2 Aly Harrold

February 17, 2020

Aly Harrold is a Professional Speaking Coach, she helps you to move past the fear of public speaking and coaches you to tell your story authentically. Aly talks to us about her early life in entertainment. You can find Aly at www.alyharrold.co.uk

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