I finished school at the age of 18 fully expecting to attend university. However, that same year my father was declared bankrupt. As a result, I found myself borrowing my first business clothes from a mate of my mothers and went for an interview. At 18 I taught myself the art of sales, and by 21 I was managing a Yellow Pages sales team in 6 countries in the Gulf.
In 1991, at the age of 23, I started my first business, Pacific Direct Ltd, which manufactured and sold brand licensed toiletries and amenities to the hotel industry. Seventeen years later, I sold my majority share (99%) in 2008 for the sum of £20million.
Since then, I spend quality time with my husband and three lively daughters. I also mentor, invest, and train businesses using practical advice and frameworks to enable them to achieve accelerated growth.
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