Frida Kahlo was an incredible woman and she's one of my favourite artists. She suffered an unthinkable amount during her life: she contracted polio at 6 years old; and then, at 18, she was in a horrendous traffic accident which left her very badly injured...

Sonja Jefferson is an incredible woman - I have never met anyone as kind, lovely and giving as her. I first got to know her when she became one of my very first clients of the business I was running at the time and we...

Barbara Winter was the person who inspired me to finally quit my job (which I loathed) and start thinking about setting up my very own business. And yes, I did it in that order! My mum gave me my first copy of Barbara's book, Making...

Oh lovely, lovely Stephen Fry! I know that I am not alone in my huge respect for this wonderful man, who has become something of a 'national treasure' over the last few years. However, as much as I admire his erudite, uncle-like presence on QI...

I first discovered Brené Brown during a very difficult time of my life: I was homeless, my business was floundering, my self-confidence was practically non-existent and I had no idea what was going to happen next in my life. I felt utterly lost. I found...