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WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking

Posted: 31st October 2016

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

Standing up for the first time in front of other business owners or an audience can be a daunting prospect. However, these tips may help you overcome that fear. Remember…It’s…

Why you need to use images in blog posts and social media posts online…

Posted: 25th October 2016

Did you know our brain processes images more quickly than words and it can decide in a second or so whether something is worth reading? Given the never ending stream…

Social Media: It’s All In Your Profile

Posted: 25th October 2016

Anyone who has attended one of my social media workshops, or had some 1-2-1 coaching from me, will know that I am absolutely passionate about social media profiles and the…

Long Hours Work Culture

Posted: 24th October 2016

A Long Hours Work Culture is well established in many small businesses The way we communicate and ‘stay connected’ has been blurring the lines between work, rest and play and adding to…

The Introverts’ Guide to Social Media

Posted: 17th October 2016

By: Louise Dillon

Last week, there was a photo of Hillary Clinton, taken by Barbara Kinney, that was shared of 8,000 times on Twitter.  It showed the crowd turning its back on her,…

Sorting out finances on divorce

Posted: 11th October 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Family Justice Council has issued guidance for litigants in person. With Legal aid no longer available to most people, even those on very low incomes, more & people have…

5 Reasons to be a Member of Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE) Network

Posted: 3rd October 2016

As a business, it is really important that we network. This can be online or offline. Networking offline can be a case of trial and error to find the right…

5 x 5 Minute Meditations to Help You Focus

Posted: 3rd October 2016

If you’re new to meditation or have been put off in the past by the thought of having to sit in silence for hours at a time, then I’m here…

Returnships

Posted: 26th September 2016

You’ve heard of apprenticeships and graduate internships, but what about returnships? With the recent film release of Bridget Jones’s Baby, and maternity issues very much in the news, you may be interested to find out more about…

How storytelling can bring your messaging to life.

Posted: 21st September 2016

By: Amanda Danells-Bewley

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Once upon a time there was a woman who loved to hear about people’s lives! One of the wonderful things I love about…