New thing #4 go to a motivational talk

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Today, being International Women’s Day, I decided to attend a motivational conference in the Newcastle Hilton in honour of the occasion. Organised by the Entrepreneurs Forum, it was called ‘Achieve,’ and the day was aimed at female entrepreneurs and corporate business women looking for insights, inspiration and a chance to meet like minded individuals.

A recurring theme of the day was that success is achieved only through experiencing and overcoming failure, sometimes on a regular basis. How you deal with challenges and grow from them is what makes you stand out. Speakers ranged from the founder of confused.com, the person who brought St.Tropez fake tan to the UK, the first female rally car driver in the world, to Kirsty. Kirsty was the first person on the last series of the popular BBC programme Dragon’s Den. Aged only 26, Kirsty has overcome adversity to achieve on a truly epic scale. Honest…

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