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Join the Successful Women in Business Network(SWIB) and bring personal development, growth and networking for you and your business together in one place.

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Taunton

Jun
6
12:00 PM12:00

Top Tips for Facebook For Business

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's development session is with Trudy Ritsema of IT Courses Dorchester

Let Trudy help you discover how to generate engagement with your business Facebook page, in this time of constant changing algorithms

Join us for this meeting, enjoy a delicious lunch, network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Trudy

All this for just £27 for non-members, including any training materials.

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Jul
4
12:00 PM12:00

Dawn Scott - The Colour Guru

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's development session comes from Dawn Scott- The Colour Guru on Harnessing the power of colour for your small business.

Join us and get an insight into colour and how to use this in your branding to clearly and simply communicate what you want to say about your business. We will look at some of the history of colour and branding and how big brands use this successfully. We will also touch on how you can transfer this into your home office / place of work.

So come along, enjoy a gorgeous lunch, network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Dawn.

All this for just £27 for non-members, including any training materials.

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Aug
8
12:30 PM12:30

Somerset & Devon Afternoon Tea

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month our Devon & Somerset Groups are getting together for a special meeting over a gorgeous Afternoon tea at the Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa!

Our guest speaker is member and award-winning author and artist Alice May. She will be telling us about the influences behind her best selling books and having signed copies available to buy.

Join us for just £28 as a non-member, listen to a great speaker, network with like-minded women and enjoy one of the best Afternoon Teas in the South West!

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May
9
12:00 PM12:00

Dress for Success with Lindsay Punch

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's session comes from personal stylist Lindsay Punch.

Let Lindsay help you make the right impression that supports both your brand and your business. Get great help and advice that will stop that dreaded - what shall I wear to that important meeting? The session will include:

  • The importance of First Impressions
  • Planning the best version of you
  • Why comfort & Personal Style is key
  • How to appeal to your ideal client
  • Top 5 must have pieces to showcase your professional & personal Style

Join us for this meeting, enjoy a gorgeous lunch, network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Lindsay.

All this for just £27, including any training materials.

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Apr
11
12:00 PM12:00

The Leadership in Sailing and the Sailing in Leadership!

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's workshop comes from Susi Titchener of CotswoldConnections

As a Round the World Yachtswoman, Susi has experienced all types of leadership. Leadership is often considered to come from the leader of an ‘organisation’…..however, we all have leadership qualities within us and it is essential businesses are able to harness that latent talent for the growth and happiness of the business.

Which type of leader are you in your business: an Eagle, a Goose or a Thrush?

Join us for this fun and thought provoking meeting, enjoy a lovely lunch, network with like-minded women, set sail and find out

All this for just £27, plus any training materials.

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Mar
8
12:00 PM12:00

Successful Women Conference and Awards Launch - International Women's Day

In March, our Taunton members will be joining with other groups in the network to be a part of our first Successful Women Conference on International Women's Day, where will also be launching our 2018 Successful Women Awards.

There has never been a more important time to keep motivated and follow this year's IWD theme #PressforProgress, with the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away. Collective action and shared responsibility for driving gender parity is what makes International Women's Day successful. 

Started by the Suffragettes in the early 1900's, the first International Women's Day was celebrated in 1911. This day belongs to all communities everywhere, including governments, companies, charities, and especially networks.

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. 

So join us in celebrating with other Successful Women from across Devon, Somerset & Dorset.

Early Bird tickets are available only until 31st December 2017 for £21.50.

Book now,  reserve your place #PressforProgress

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Jan
10
12:00 PM12:00

Yvonne Vigar of Astara Consulting

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

THIS MONTH'S DEVELOPMENT SESSION WILL BE PRESENTED BY YVONNE VIGAR OF ASTARA CONSULTING!

Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

Review 2017 and understand what you need to do more of, and what you need to stop doing NOW!

Create a clear vision for the next few years, so you know EXACTLY what you are aspiring to.

Develop measures and a review structure so you know when you are on target and what you need to do if you're not.

Develop a clear plan for SUCCESS, so you know what ACTION you are going to take every single day.

Create the right MINDSET, so you have absolute CERTAINTY that you will succeed.

Join us for this meeting, enjoy a delicious lunch, network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Yvonne.

All this for just £27, including any training materials.

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Dec
14
12:30 PM12:30

Festive Afternoon Tea

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month members from our Groups in Exeter,  Taunton & Yeovil are getting together for a special meeting over a gorgeous Festive Afternoon tea at the Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa!

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The meeting will start at 12.30 with informal networking in the lovely Garden Room, followed by structured networking, a special guest speaker and the Mount Somerset's glorious Afternoon Tea.

Guests can join us at this special meeting for £28.

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Nov
8
12:30 PM12:30

Discovering Confidence

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

THIS MONTH'S DEVELOPMENT SESSION WILL BE PRESENTED BY ALINE FOSTER OF OPTIMAL COACHING

Let Aline help you discover what confidence actually is and way our reluctance to speak up isn't always a confidence issue! Find out how to notice and change self talk and strategies for those difficult moments.

Join us for this meeting, enjoy a delicious lunch, network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Aline.

All this for just £25, including any training materials.

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Oct
11
12:00 PM12:00

Deal with Time Management and avoid Burn Out!

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

THIS MONTH'S DEVELOPMENT SESSION WILL BE PRESENTED BY EMMA CONWAY-HYDE OF THE UMBRELLA TREE

For those of us running our own businesses time management is always an issue.  We have numerous priorities and never enough time in the day and it can often lead to overwhelm and even burn out!

This workshop will provide you with 8 excellent tips to help you manage your time along with ways to avoid feeling burnt out so you can stay in love with your business!

Join us for this meeting, enjoy a delicious lunch, a network with like-minded women and get some great tips from Emma.

All this for just £25, including any training materials.

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Sep
13
12:00 PM12:00

Business Clinic

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women.

Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

THIS MONTH'S MEETING WILL BE A BUSINESS CLINIC.

In this meeting members and guests will offer their advice , support and knowledge to help a member with one of their current challenges. 

A structured and facilitated workshop that will be a great opportunity to support others as well as get great tips and advice from other women who are growing their businesses and being amazing!

Join us for this fun and thought provoking meeting, enjoy a delicious lunch and network with like-minded women.

All this for just £25, including any training materials.

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Aug
16
12:30 PM12:30

Somerset afternoon tea

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month our two Somerset Groups at Taunton & Yeovil are getting together for a special meeting over a gorgeous Afternoon tea at the Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa!

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The meeting will start at 12.30 with informal networking in the lovely Garden Room, followed by structured networking, a special guest speaker and the Mount Somerset's glorious Afternoon Tea.

Guests can join us at this special meeting for £28.

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Jul
12
12:00 PM12:00

Keeping Your Business Safe Online

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's workshop comes from Kate Doodson, Joint CEO of Cosmic & Get up to Speed Project.

This session will give you an introduction into cyber security, share the best ways to protect your business, employees and customers from online attacks, data loss and other threats. All in a friendly and practical way.

It will help you to combat threats and stay safe online, covering:

  • The threats your business faces
  • How to minimise your risks
  • Ways to look out for threats
  • Best practice for passwords
  • Planning to reduce the impact of a cyber attack

You can join us for just £25 including a delicious lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book your place and pay the fee.

 

 

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Jun
21
12:00 PM12:00

How to beat procrastination and increase your productivity

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's workshop comes from Gill Donnell of Successful Women, helping you to beat procrastination and increase your productivity.

Do you work from home, but find staying productive a real challenge?

Do you find yourself procrastinating and then rushing to meet deadlines?

Do want to get super organised and be the Queen of productivity?

Then this 45 minute workshop is for you - join Gill and get tips and advice, then start to become that expert in time management and organisation that you know you can be!

 Book now for this workshop, network with like- minded women, enjoy a light, healthy breakfast and find your organised you!

You can join us for just £25 including lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book a place and pay the fee.

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May
10
12:00 PM12:00

Mindfulness Workshop

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As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's workshop comes from Julie Pearson of Mindful Life Journeys.

Julie is a Thought Whisperer who uses Mindful Life Journeys as a tool for people to see through life's dramas, remove the blocks and get off the roundabout that keeps leading to the same old results, thoughts, feelings and emotions.  

 During this workshop she will;

  • Teach you what Mindfulness is and isn’t and give you techniques to calm the “Monkey Mind” that blocks us from seeing and achieving our potential
  • Explain what Mindfulness can do for your business
  • Take you and your thoughts on a Mindful Life Journey that you can use to increase your resilience to stressful situations and improve your performance

You can join us for just £25 including a delicious lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book your place and pay the fee.

 
 
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Apr
12
12:00 PM12:00

How to get the best out of your sales calls

As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being able to network with other businesswomen to build successful personal and business relationships.

Visit any of our meetings as a guest and experience the supportive and business focussed environment. Attending any sort of event can be daunting, but we guarantee you a warm welcome as well as an opportunity to increase your business skills and develop your personal qualities.

This month's workshop comes from Emma Friendship - Kilburn of Emm-Power Ltd

Do you want to know how to get the best out of each sales call you make?

Do you feel a pang of fear before picking up the phone to your prospects?

After a networking meeting, are there people you would love to call and get to know better or book an appointment with?

Have you got a list of companies you would just love to approach in order to present your unique offering, but the call would be cold and you’re not sure where to start?

Join us at this meeting and get Emma's help to demystify the sales call process.

You can join us for just £25 including a delicious lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book your place, don't forget to fill out the booking form to tell us all about you!   (If you need an invoice, just drop us an email)

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Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

Public Speaking Workshop

One of the many challenges, if not the biggest challenge, to a business owner is standing up and explaining what you do clearly, concisely and confidently so you generate conversations that will grow your business.

In this workshop Elizabeth Toohig, The Speech Sculptor, will run an interactive session you will learn:

•    5 essential elements for all spoken communication

•    How to use your own unique material to create a fresh and relevant slant

•    Tips and pointers for a confident delivery

You will then relish the 60-second round and your chance to craft a fresh, relevant and memorable talk so it is a treat for both you and your listeners!

You can join us for just £25 including lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book a place and pay the fee.

(Don't worry if you don't have a PayPal account, you can pay by debit or credit card. Once you have paid, click 'return to merchant' to complete the booking process)

We look forward to meeting you very soon.

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Feb
8
12:00 PM12:00

Managing Successful Change

One of the most consistent things in both our professional and personal lives is probably Change!

In this month's workshop, Gwen Cavill from GEC Consulting – Coaching for Success will run a practical workshop – ‘How successful am I at making and sustaining important changes to my personal and professional life?’

Do you want to know what makes for successful personal change?
Find out how you can help to make change a positive and beneficial process.

This interactive workshop is an ideal follow-on to last month' s session on goal setting and a great opportunity to get some strategies to help you navigate the change in your life.

Book now and be a part of this energising and supportive networking meeting.

 
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25% OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES AT OUR JANUARY & FEBRUARY MEETINGS

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Jan
18
12:00 PM12:00

Launch Event

The launch meeting of the Taunton Successful Women Development Network takes place over lunch on January 18th 2017 at the gorgeous Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade Taunton.

What better way to start the New Year and launch a new group than with a goal-setting workshop?

Have you got a plan for 2017?

Do you want to achieve more success in your  business this year?

All of us live under different circumstances, we have a unique set of skills, and experience individual opportunities to interact with the world and find our own personal sense of achievement.  

Goal setting is proven to get results. Elite athletes, successful entrepreneurs and people who accomplish in whatever their field, do so through setting goals and taking steps to achieve them.

Goals are the guiding light that get you where you want to be, so don’t let this new year run away with you before you have created your plan for success. 

Gill Donnell from Successful Women will run a practical, fun workshop to help you get focused, as part of January's meeting.

You can join Gill for just £25 including lunch and the opportunity to network with like-minded business women.

Just click the button below to book a place and pay the fee.

(Don't worry if you don't have a PayPal account, you can pay by debit or credit card. Once you have paid, click 'return to merchant' to complete the booking process)

We look forward to meeting you very soon.

 
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PLEASE COMPLETE BOOKING FORM HERE TO LET US KNOW YOU WILL BE ATTENDING.

 25% OFF MEMBERSHIP FEES AT OUR JANUARY & FEBRUARY MEETINGS

 
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