Monthly Archives: December 2013

Getting to know – Marie Haywood

In order to get to know the Bedfordshire BusinessWomen members better, over the coming months each will be asked 10 probing questions because it is always useful as business women to find out what biscuits they prefer, whether they are morning people, and who are their ideal dinner guests.

Marie HaywoodOur second new member to be put in the spotlight is Marie Haywood from Five Star Furnishing Care Consultants.

  1. What is your dream holiday destination?
    Mauritius – went for our honeymoon, would love to go back but then again we would love to do a safari – but not camping, must be glamping! Continue reading

Maximising Your Future Potential – BBW December Workshop

Jacqueline Jardine, Jardine-White ConsultingDate: 4th December 2013
Speaker: Jacqueline Jardine, Jardine-White Consulting
Topic: Maximising Your Future Potential

Guest post by Bedfordshire BusinessWomen member & Membership Secretary, Maureen Hallett from MJH Knowledge.

I always look forward to attending a Bedfordshire Business Women’s workshop as they never fail to deliver a wealth of expertise. Whether that is how to produce a stunning floral display, knowing how use Twitter to promote my business, learning how to take a moment in my busy day to meditate and free my mind to how can I maximise my future potential.
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Here Come The Boys!

Primrose Unit, BedfordEveryone is getting really excited about the event on 16 January at Bedford Rugby Club on Goldington Road.

“Here Come The Boys” is set to start the New Year off on a high with a line up of special guests to include the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and Chief Constable of Bedford, not to mention guest speaker and top oncologist, Professor Rob Thomas.

Most of our events are for business women only but January’s event is an open networking event for everyone. There should be a really big turn-out, particularly given that Professor Thomas from Bedford Hospital’s Primrose Unit will be presenting. Above all, we are hoping that lots of men will come along, if only to find out what makes us business women tick!! Continue reading

Getting to know – Liz Toogood

In order to get to know the Bedfordshire BusinessWomen members better, over the coming months each will be asked 10 probing questions because it is always useful as business women to find out what biscuits they prefer, whether they are morning people, and who are their ideal dinner guests.Elizabeth Toogood Critical Friend

To kick things off, one of our newest members, Liz Toogood from Elizabeth Toodgood Critical Friend.

  1. What is your dream holiday destination? Hotel Abbaye de Talloires on the side of Lake Annecy. Heaven. Breakfast comes with a rose lying on the tray served in the garden, how much more romantic can you get!
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November Network 2013

Self Promotion is not Crucial (unless you want to get ahead!)

Date: Thursday 21st November 2013
Venue: The Forest Centre, Marston Moretaine
Speaker: Helen Nellis, Lord Lieutenant for Bedfordshire