Read about my Money Mindset breakfast for f:Entrepreneur here.
Our body language can reflect so much about us; what mood we are in, our energy and enthusiasm, as well as our level of confidence. The way we hold ourselves has a massive impact on the way the world sees us whether we like it or not.
If you are thinking of starting a business - whatever your motivation, whether it hobby income or to take over the world with extravagant plans - it is essential to get set up correctly from the start and get your plans in place.
If you know you should have put your fees up a long time ago but have been putting it off because you’re not quite sure how it will go down with your clients, here is my take on how and why to do this.
If your family are likely to be your financial role models, what do you do if your family members just aren’t appropriate? Even more challenging, how do you make good financial decisions if you’ve been brought up in a family where less-than-ideal financial role models are the norm? Clinical psychologist and personal brand consultant Dr Lisa Orban of www.goldennotebook.co.uklooks at ways that you can shrug off their mistakes and re-programme yourself to create a healthier relationship with money.
When I launched a survey into women’s attitudes around money I little expected to find that almost over 41% of respondents cited a family member as their financial role model, far above and beyond financial gurus or business celebrities like Richard Branson.
None of us know what the next few years will bring now that the decision to leave the EU has been made, but what we can do, as business leaders and individuals, is place ourselves in the best position to weather whatever may be ahead.
The No. 1 area where we often fall down in business is not honing in on making more money. So let’s not be shy about the topic and get comfortable making more money.
As thousands of women are about to start University, I wonder how many of them are looking ahead to a career within finance. You could say that I’m slightly biased but I really do feel that more could be done to show young women that finance can be an exciting career with many possibilities. That era of the grey suited accountant and his briefcase is pretty much over.
Many youngsters will be getting their GCSE results today and will be looking forward to starting their career journey. What’s next?