There are many successful female entrepreneurs in the UK, yet most are not well known. This book shares the inspiring stories of ten successful women with lessons on overcoming challenges, gaining motivation and turning your dreams into reality. By following the author’s Seven Steps to SuccessT you’ll be able to put what you learn to practical use. The women entrepreneurs featured include: Linda Bennett Founder of LK Bennett; Josephine Carpenter, Founder of The Big JT; Julie Meyer, Founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital; Michelle Mone, designer of the UltimoT Bra; Dr Marilyn Orcharton, creator of Denplan; Geetie Singh, creator of the world’s first organic gastro pub; Dr Glenda Stone, Founder of Aurora Gender Capital Management (formerly Busy Girl); Penny Streeter, Founder of Ambition 24 hours; Helen Swaby, Founder of DeMontfort Fine Art; Yvonne Thompson CBE, Founder of the first known black-owned and run PR agency in the UK. Sue Stockdale is a motivational speaker, successful businesswoman and record-breaking explorer. She is passionate about women’s enterprise and on the Board of several organisations related to business start-up. Sue was the first British Woman to walk to the Magnetic North Pole in 1996 and has represented Scotland in athletics. She also finished runner-up in the Channel 4 show Superhuman. Sue holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing.
Sue Stockdale is an author, coach and motivational speaker whose business and adventure experience has helped hundreds of leaders step out of their comfort zone and achieve extraordinary results. In 1996 Sue became the first British woman to ski to the Magnetic North Pole. After this success, Sue took part in expeditions to the Geographical North Pole, Antarctica and Greenland. She finished runner-up in Channel 4's Superhuman undergoing some of the toughest scientific tests ever seen on TV. www.suestockdale.com
In 1997, she founded and grew a training company and eventually sold it in 2009 to focus on writing, speaking, coaching and leadership development. She now works with some of the world's top organisations and regularly speaks at corporate events and leading business schools on motivation and leadership. Sue has an MBA in Entrepreneurship and MSc in Quality Management and is an accredited coach.
Sue is author of Kickstart your Motivation; Secrets of Successful Women Entrepreneurs; The Growth Story and co-author of Cope with Change at Work, Motivating People and The Personality Workbook.