Working well in ‘unprecedented times’ – some suggestions

As we’ve all read a thousand times already, we are living in ‘unprecedented times’. We don’t know how long this situation will last or how things will be when it eases. Many will have to re-think how they do their roles in the coming weeks and, sadly, many are and will have to think about how they make a living.   [...]

By |2020-03-22T09:18:43+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Career progression, Seasonal|Comments Off on Working well in ‘unprecedented times’ – some suggestions

7 top tips for sale shopping

1. Look at your wardrobe before you go and think about the gaps to shop for. 2. Consider going to shops in a higher price bracket than the ones you usually frequent, you'll get better quality for what you might have spent in your usual shop. 3. Mentally check it will go with other things in your wardrobe, not just the [...]

By |2019-02-18T14:54:41+00:00December 19th, 2016|Seasonal|Comments Off on 7 top tips for sale shopping

Getting the most out of a personal shopper

What does this term 'personal shopper' mean to you? For some it might imply a service that is seen as only available to celebrities and wealthy people.  However, you may have noticed more and more shops are offering 'Personal shopping' or a free session with a 'Personal stylist'. There's often the lure of free Prosecco and there being no charge for [...]

By |2019-02-18T14:55:39+00:00March 14th, 2016|Seasonal|Comments Off on Getting the most out of a personal shopper

 Top 10 tips for sale shopping

I remember when I was growing up, venturing up to Oxford Street most years on 27th December and waiting for the stores to open, it was part of Christmas week traditions for our family. A chance for us to get out of the house after a few days all being sat round together, to look for bargains. The initial 2 hours of sale [...]

By |2019-08-22T13:04:15+00:00December 14th, 2014|Personal impact, Seasonal|Comments Off on  Top 10 tips for sale shopping

Dressing for work in Summer

With the warmer sunny days but also with the unpredictability of British weather, dressing for work in Summer can be a challenge.  A challenge for us as individuals with different temperatures to think about and more after work events but also for business owners and team leaders as standards tend to slide in summer. However, maintaining our personal image is still [...]

By |2019-08-22T13:28:14+00:00July 19th, 2014|Personal impact, Seasonal|Comments Off on Dressing for work in Summer

Healthy body for a good canvass and positive image

Every day there is something in the media about health, diet, weight loss, exercise...There's no doubt that keeping well and at a sensible weight is important for how you feel and remaining in good health for a longer, happier life. However, the state of your health has a massive effect on your image and other people's reaction when they meet you. [...]

By |2019-08-22T13:28:15+00:00October 19th, 2013|Personal impact, Seasonal|3 Comments

Radio interview: Dressed for Success

Dressed for Success - making the right impression Interview with Astute Radio We all want to look and feel good at work. But the latest fashion fad is not necessarily the best indicator of appropriate work wear. I started the conversation with Astute Radio's Sepi Roshan about why making the right impression counts. I answer the question of whether women are held to different [...]

By |2019-02-18T14:53:40+00:00October 15th, 2013|Seasonal|1 Comment

Wardrobe refresh

Despite us still having some sunny, warm days, there is now a distinct Autumn chill when out of the sun. Even those of us that are yet to take a holiday have that ‘back to school feeling’ - a definite hangover from childhood in the case of those without children and a reality for those with children! As I found out [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:42+00:00September 8th, 2013|Seasonal|Comments Off on Wardrobe refresh

What I Offer & Why I Love My Job – Radio Interview

  Last month, I was interviewed by two lovely ladies for the Just Women programme on Brooklands Radio. If you're interested in what I offer and how I help people then do have a listen. The interview is about 15 minutes long. Hopefully it will give you some insight into why I love my business and my job. [ca_audio url_mp3="" url_ogg="OGGURL" [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:42+00:00August 19th, 2013|Seasonal|Comments Off on What I Offer & Why I Love My Job – Radio Interview

How to have a smaller suitcase this summer… Efficient packing is key!

Whether packing for business or pleasure, packing is not top of anyone’s list of fun things to do…In fact it often causes a small ‘discussion’ for some of us as to whether we really need to take the steamer trunk! This short article will explore the key considerations for efficient packing, to help you pack smarter especially as summer approaches, stopping [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:43+00:00June 27th, 2013|Seasonal|Comments Off on How to have a smaller suitcase this summer… Efficient packing is key!