I’ve always felt a bit out of place, like I didn’t fit in at my places of work. But now, I realise that wasn’t my problem. My problem was I didn’t fit in with the usual ‘get a job and settle in for life’. I needed more!
I’m not from a wealthy background, most of my family live in council houses and they’re happy, but that wasn’t enough for me. I had ambitions of working for myself and studied business from an early age but fell into office jobs. After moving from one job to another I landed in a receptionist position at an NHS – radiology department. I decided to go to university as a mature student to study radiography because I realised, I had a burning passion to help others and thought that this was the way to do that.
There I was, I had a professional and rewarding career, a house, a new car, supportive husband and a beautiful baby girl. But it still wasn’t enough. I felt like it could be better. I knew I wasn’t truly fulfilled.
Then I realised it all came back down to wanting the freedom of having my own business, my long-lost childhood dream. I didn’t want to quit my job at the hospital, I enjoyed it, so I reduced my hours, took a risk and set up a wedding business on the side. I loved it but it wasn’t enough! Can you believe it? I still felt this big burning passion inside for more.
Quickly, I realised I wanted more freedom, flexibility and TIME to be with my family as and when I chose.
So, I threw myself into learning all I could about time management and smart income streams. I went from a basic 24K salary at the hospital to 100K in my first year of business and quit the hospital job.
I LOVE to inspire like-minded women and make a positive impact on their lives.
I knew I could do this by sharing my knowledge of business.
So that’s what I do now. I trained as a qualified coach so I could help other business mums claim back their time and have more freedom and flexibility from their business too, just like me.