I grew up in a northern mill town in England, the eldest child in a single parent family. My personal mantra has always been “where there is a will, there is a way”. And with the support of a mother who believed we can educate ourselves out of our current environment, I chose to go way beyond the limitations of the culture I was born into.
When I was 26 years old, with two small children, I decided to take the plunge and become self-employed; at a time when the country was in a recession.
For many years I ran my own transformation consultancy business working on multi million pound organisational culture change programmes for the Financial Services sector and FTSE 100 companies.
In 2004 I added coaching and mentoring to my skills and qualifications; later followed by NLP. All really useful skillset in my transformation consultancy!
In 2014, I hit burnout with an illness that left me totally incapacitated and unable to work. My successful transformation business closed down the same day. And, I had no plan b.
Over my subsequent years of recovery, I joined a personal development group that consisted mainly of female entrepreneurs. As a specialist behavioural coach, I started to notice patterns in the attendees behaviours which were inconsistent with their words.
Why was that?
It led to the Minerva Business Women project; this project, some 3 and half years of research and development, aided me to turn the question “Why do women fail in business?" into the statement “What women need to succeed”.
I fundamentally learnt that each and every woman has to build business standing in “her own shoes”, not using an outdated traditional business model and societal "rules" that had never served them. I created a system to help them to breakthrough and reach success on their terms. Ultimately it lead to the MINERVA Manifesto™ system and Thrive & Grow - both for female entrepreneurs.
In 2020, I added to my coaching services with the Magnetic Mind Coaching and extended my personal practice to both men and women working on helping them to create a life they love.
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“Miranda is a fantastic person to work with and an excellent coach. She has helped me get clear direction and take my business to the next level. She's a role model for all women entrepreneurs out there, and a pleasure to work with. I can highly recommend her services. ”
“With the help of Miranda we were able to see how we can improve our ever growing business and put strategies in place to ensure the growth is as smooth as possible. I would not hesitate to recommend Miranda's services to anyone in business. She is extremely professional whilst maintaining her friendly approachable personality. I know with Miranda's expert coaching and mentoring I have no limits to where and how I can grow not only my business but also myself and make it happen”
“I spent a fascintating day with Miranda, starting with where I’ve been and looking into what where I want this to take me. Our discussions unearthed possibilities that I would not have thought of on my own – I particularly enjoyed unravelling ‘my story’ and how it applied to my new business and how those experiences help build credibility towards my plans.”