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How mums can juggle business and family to create a happy and well-balanced life.

Mums are taking the small business world by storm (generating £7 billion for the UK economy alone).

This book provides “Mumpreneurs” with savvy and practical advice on tackling work and home obstacles.

Written by a mum who has been through the difficulties of setting up her own business and raising a young family.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-911498-98-8

FORMAT: 216x138mm

Bookbinding: Paperback with flaps

Number of pages: 256


AUTHOR

Christine Gouchalt is a mother of four and a business owner. With her company, Mors Business, she has created a community for self-employed women in Denmark with more than 400 members. Through counselling, workshops and lectures, she helps newly started businesses find their place in the market.

Christine previously had her own recruitment agency in Paris and has 13 years of experience within human resources, sales and marketing. She holds a master’s degree in communication and advertisement from INSEEC Paris. In addition to this, she is a certified master, business and life coach, and volunteers as a mentor to the entrepreneur students at Copenhagen Business School


REVIEWS

We can do it all ladies – As a fellow mum and entrepreneur I stay sane by reminding myself that I am an excellent role model for my daughters. Be brave, be bold and believe you can. This book will help you pull the ripcord and take your first steps– it won’t be easy but where there is a will there is a way.

Nicole Soames, CEO of Diadem Performance and author of The Negotiation Book

A practical guide, written with so much heart! Christine draws brilliantly on her experiences as a mom and entrepreneur to give readers the tools to integrate their career and family lives.

Sanyin Siang, author of The Launch Book and CEO Coach

The book might as well be written to men, who want a balance between running their own business and their family. It’ s good, because it addresses the challenge of being a passionated person, who wants to create their own business and keep a close relationship with their children as well. It is not unusual that women understate their interest in their children to make sure they are taken seriously as business women. In this book they have got a voice. Thank you for that. …  All in all, a fine and inspiring book, that I would recommend.

Ulla Bechsgaard, Jyllands-Posten (Danish Newspaper)

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