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In Conversation With ... shining the spotlight on leading entrepreneurs

This is the launch of our new 'In Conversation With' series where we shine the spotlight on leading entrepreneurs and RHC Members.

We learn what inspired them to start their business, what drives them, what makes them tick and hear about what they’ve learnt along the way,

We hear about the big wins, the tough times and they share with us some of their best advice.

We never stop learning and it’s so useful to be able to learn from others.

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  • Free one to one business support

    Looking to boost your digital skills? Get free one-to-one business support from a team of expert . . . business advisers from Vodafone’s digital support platform: V-Hub. The advisers cover a range of digital topics from how to build an online presence, how to create strong digital marketing strategies and how to manage online security risks. The team are available Monday – Friday, 8am - 6pm. Click here to speak to, or request a callback, from a Vodafone V-Hub business adviser. What kind of support do Business Advisers provide? Our Business Advisers are available to discuss any of the digital topics we cover in our Knowledge Centre, including digital skills, digital security and remote working. That means that they’ll be able to provide you with support and guidance on the following topics: Digital Skills: Building a digital presence ​Creating a website How to track who has visited your website How to get your products online or on your existing website Where to start with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) Social media advertising for business Digital Security: Common security threats How to approach security for multiple devices Ransomware and what you can do to prevent it Protecting company data when employees are working remotely Remote Working: Keeping your team productive when working from home How to give staff remote access to work files VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), and whether you need one Your options on online collaboration tools for your team If you’re looking for free training courses, thought leadership, top tips from successful business owners and key insights, then you can also visit the V-Hub here. GET THE OFFER
  • Developing Women as Resilient Leaders

    “Everyone is a leader because everyone influences someone” Maxwell. Do you want to feel more . . . confident, kick away imposter syndrome or make robust decisions that people will listen to?  Do you want to build a stronger network of women who can support you when you need it the most, giving you the courage, the strength and self belief to move forward authentically? Be a resilient leader, confident in “who you are” and “what you do”.   WHO’S IT FOR? This programme is specifically designed to develop the capability of women to lead themselves and others. We will focus on the commonly shared barriers that women, irrespective of age or sector, identify as preventing them from reaching their full potential. Internal Barriers Lack of Confidence Being Heard Imposter Syndrome                                  r  External Barriers Unconscious Bias Narrow view of leadership Lack of appreciation for emotional intelligence Lack of commitment to diversity WHAT YOU WILL GAIN: Confidence and competence in your resilient leadership Knowledge of your strengths and areas of development and the tools to work on them Awareness of what takes you from pressure to stress and how to rebalance Understanding and application of the RLE™: Clarity of Direction: People know where they are going and why they are going there Leadership Presence: You have “presence” even when you’re not in the room Awareness: Everyone, including you, works at their best, resulting in higher productivity and motivation through challenging times Resilient Decision Making: You have the best chance of making good decisions when it really counts Using the Resilient Leaders Elements (RLE), this 12-week course will boost your confidence as a leader, giving you the tools to identify the strengths you can rely on in times of change and even crisis. It will also give you a network of other amazing women who will support you during the programme and beyond, helping to build your strength and belief in who you are and what you do “It’s one of the best programmes I’ve ever taken, and I thank Skye and Alex for focusing particularly on the aspect of women in leadership and resilience.” Resilient Women Leader from Jan to March 2020 cohort PROGRAMME DETAILS 6 x 90 mins live virtual  masterclasses 2 x Resilient Leaders Consultants 1 x 60 mins 1 to 1 Coaching Session 1 x C-Me Core Report (behavioural profiling) RLDP available for 3 months Small group size – limited to 12 participants Morning workshop 9.30 – 11.00am Invest £695 in your personal development (normally £1,200) Recent cohort achieved 22% growth in muscle in both leadership and resilience over a 3 month period. WORKSHOP FORMAT. This programme will take place via Zoom. DATES Wednesday 5th May Wednesday 19th May Wednesday 9th June Wednesday 23rd June Wednesday 7th July Wednesday 14th July Please don’t worry if you cannot attend all of the sessions, they will be recorded for you to watch at your own convenience.   SPACE AVAILABLE PER WORKSHOP 12   GET THE OFFER
  • Second Opinion Service: Free Financial Planning Consultation

    For the Love of Money: Do you need a second opinion? Financial planning is about much more than . . . simply creating returns. Our clients want to find happiness in their lives, which will mean something different to every single person we work with. If we aren’t having deep conversations about freedom and happiness with our clients, then perhaps it’s time we take a better look at what matters most in life. Money is only valuable because it allows us to grow past a stage in life where we have to work hard for a living, but it won’t help anyone to be truly happy. As financial planners, we are put into a position to not only offer wise counsel, but actionable plans that can help our clients live truly fulfilling lives. Interested in knowing more about our investment approach? If so, here’s what we'd like to offer you: a (virtual) cup of coffee and a second opinion. By appointment, we would be delighted to have a chat with you about your situation. We will ask you to briefly outline your financial goals – in other words, what you hope your investment portfolio will do for you. Then, we’ll review your strategy with you. Interested? Feel free to contact us here. We look forward to hearing from you! If you’d like advice about any aspect of your financial, tax or estate planning – please get in touch on 0208 943 9229 or email enquiry@hhw-uk.com GET THE OFFER

    Are you feeling exhausted after a year like 2020? Is 2021 still feeling a little like a mountain to . . . climb? Has the challenge of home working, home schooling, worry about loved ones and no social life starting to take it's toll on your health? If that's you - you're not alone! In times like these - when all we want is often just to climb under the duvet - it's really important to look after ourselves. Because, if you are like most women, you will be so busy looking after everyone else that you've put your own needs - and health & happiness - to the bottom of the list. My programme is designed to help you take some time for your own health and happiness. Because if you get sick, no-one benefits. And in times like these - we need our health more than ever. But most of all - because taking the time to nurture your health will bring so much more than energy, focus, weight loss and better sleep - you'll feel happier, more motivated and more joyful. Once we reach our forties, things change - in our bodies and in our lives. The Feel Fabulous after 40 programme is designed to tackle the specific issues that most women find more troublesome as they navigate this decade - including dealing with weight gain, managing stress, gut issues, hormonal and mood changes, and sleep. It's also designed for busy multi-juggling working parents and professionals - so however much or little time you have, you can use the strategies in a way that works specifically for you, for your body and for your life. Join me for this online group programme - and start to build the foundations for a healthier, happier 2021. I'd love to see you in the group 🙂 **OFFER** For RHC members Use the offer code FFF-RHC and enjoy a 10% discount - and join the programme for only £247.50. Comments from our previous group members: "Absolutely brilliant!" "I loved doing your programme" "An incredibly professional programme" I'm blown away at how brilliant it is - you are so clear and informative - calming, inspiring and comforting." GET THE OFFER

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