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Master The Art Of Body Language With Our June Business Club Event; The Power Of Body Language

Our June Business Club event is one not to be missed! We are hosting ‘The Power of Body Language; Harnessing the Halo Effect, to provide women with all the tips they need to make their business a winning selling formula. This event will look at how YOU can be your most powerful asset. Before we created words to communicate with each other, we used movements and gestures to communicate what we wanted. Therefore, body language is a vital aspect for business owners.   Joining the event will be Laura…

Working from Home vs. Working from the Office - Which One Wins?

A surge in self-employment over the past few years has spurred debate around working environments. One of the very benefits of self-employment and ‘being your own boss’ is the ability to work from home - but does it beat the office?  Granted, working from home has many benefits; no over-head costs, eliminating traffic and daily commute, proximity to home and family and best of all, ability to complete a working day wearing slippers and pyjamas.  However, we think that office space is still…

After Redundancy, Katie Dullaghan Didn’t Lose Ambition, She Decided To Start Up Her Own Oral Health Business; Happy Teeth

Katie had worked in the Dental Health sector for 12 years, exploring all fields of dentistry. When Katie was unfortunately made redundant, ‘It pushed me to evaluate my life in every way.’ It encouraged Katie to the extent that she was able to start up her own business. ‘Happy Teeth is an Oral Health Education Services company providing training and education looking after our teeth. I provide education to schools, care homes and other healthcare settings to improve oral health in the local…

Liverpool Has Become The Fourth Best Location For Business Growth!

Exciting new statistics have revealed how successful the city of Liverpool has become regarding business start-ups. Studies by company information specialist DueDil reveals that 1,469 new businesses were registered in the city in January, February and March this year in comparison to the 1,207 in Q1 2016.  Self-employment is continually expanding across the UK, and Liverpool has soared up to the 4th best location for percentage growth (YB…

Catherine Jones Decided After 25 Years Of Working In Journalism, To Start Up Her Own Writing Business; Catherine Jones Arts

Catherine Jones is a writer for hire within the arts, cultural, tourism and heritage sector.  Prior to this, Catherine worked as a newspaper journalist for 25 years, ‘Most recently as the arts editor at the Liverpool Echo for eight years, and before that I was Capital of Culture Reporter, covering the build up to 2008 and the year itself.’ During this time, there was a restructuring within Catherine’s department at work. Due to this Catherine decided to seek new pastures and think about setting…

Strategise Your Business Sales Techniques With Business Club’s 'Strategy for Selling’ Event!

The Women’s Organisation is welcoming the month of May in with our Business Club event- Strategy for Selling, taking place on Thursday 18th May. During this event, you will have the opportunity to network and connect with many business and professional women. Today there are now an estimated 91 million direct sellers worldwide enjoying the flexibility, sociability and healthy work-life balance that the career choice offers them. But how do they achieve success?  Well, as part of the business…

Did You Meet The Media? #WOBizClub

Last night we met the media for fifth time! Meet The Media is one of our most popular and well attended Business Club events of the year and this year was no different. It was great to see so many new and old faces attending to get to grips with media and PR for their businesses. We had a fantastic panel lined up who were raring to go and answer the many questions that were fired at them from the audience! On the panel, we had; Tony McDonough from YB News,…

Change It and Progress to Success with Our Confidence Building Programme!

Earlier this year we launched our new confidence and resilience building programme for the women of Liverpool, and after a successful first cohort, we’re now recruiting for the next programme in May! Change It, Progress to Success offers women the chance to be part of a circle that includes  8 personal development sessions and ongoing support from The Women’s Organisation team. During these circles, you will build a more positive outlook in all aspects of life; at work, at home, or in relationships.…

A Hectic Work Life Encouraged Laura Platt To Start Up Her Own Makeup Business And A Salon!

Working in the salon and experiencing the same thing every day was becoming tedious for makeup artist Laura Platt. So, Laura decided to set up her own freelance makeup business. The opportunities found along Laura’s journey has led her to opening her own salon in St Helens. Prior to taking the plunge, Laura worked in a beauty salon for 12 years. Laura is still currently working here. She started off as an apprentice on a worked based learning scheme. As time progressed, so did Laura’s career…

More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker


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Blogging for Beginners

 This course provides an introduction to Blogging. It covers different blogging tools that are available as well as advice on how to build great content…

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Planning for Success

 The thought of setting up a business can be really frightening, whether it is worrying about tax and finances or the daunting task of writing a business…

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