Helen’s story: Day 165

Helen’s story: Day 165

Helen Packham, Storytelling and Speaker Coach Helping entrepreneurs become sought-after speakers through the power of storytelling Four years ago, I was a hiding housewife who had lost all of her self-confidence and the belief she could do anything. Diagnosed with an...
Karen’s story: Day 137

Karen’s story: Day 137

Karen Sterling, Boss Lady at BLAZE, The Firewalking Experts Working with organisations to provide safe, exciting and empowering fundraising and emotional events I’d been firewalking for 11 years when I met Martin, who’d founded BLAZE in 1984. A self-confessed ‘hippy’,...
Sharon’s story: Day 136

Sharon’s story: Day 136

Sharon Gordon, Founder of Ceremonies with Love Creating and officiating unique ceremonies for much-loved family members My life hasn’t followed an ‘A to B’ path; there’s been plenty of twists and turns! People who do make more traditional choices such as marriage,...
Lucy’s story: Day 119

Lucy’s story: Day 119

Lucy Rowland, Founder of Story Craft A group which encourages children to love books and reading through arts, craft and play Before creating Story Craft, I worked in sales as an account manager for over a decade. I enjoyed my job but over time it dawned on me that I...
Gillian’s story: Day 95

Gillian’s story: Day 95

Gillian Johnston, Founder of Scots Celebrant Because every stage of life calls for a celebration In social circles I’m terminally quiet and really shy, so it often surprises people when I tell them I’m a professional MC! Performing public ceremonies with the purpose...
Rav’s story: Day 87

Rav’s story: Day 87

Rav Khokhar, Owner of Mini Maniacs Working with parents to create birthday parties for children that feel completely magical A couple of years ago, I was stuck in an events-based role with little creativity and lots of admin! It was a far cry from Shanghai, where I’d...