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The Successful Mumpreneur: How to work flexibly around your family doing what you love

Debbie Gilbert


The book covers a range of essential topics, including identifying and developing business ideas, creating a viable business plan, and effectively managing time and resources. It addresses the unique challenges mumpreneurs face, such as finding the right work-life balance, overcoming self-doubt, and managing guilt associated with dividing attention between business and family.

Through real-life stories and practical advice, this book inspires and motivates mumpreneurs to embrace their entrepreneurial spirit and pursue their passions. Debbie emphasises the importance of networking, building a support system, and leveraging available resources to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

"The Successful Mumpreneur" is a comprehensive guide for mothers aspiring to build thriving businesses without sacrificing their roles as dedicated parents. It is a source of encouragement, wisdom, and practical strategies, making it an indispensable resource for any woman navigating the complex but rewarding path of entrepreneurship while raising a family.

Written by the multi-award-winning entrepreneur Debbie Gilbert, who started her business in 1998. At this time, the internet was in its infancy, and few women were launching their own businesses. She has built a thriving marketing and events agency. In 2011, she launched Mums UnLtd to support other Mumpreneurs, which has now been rebranded to Businesswomen UnLtd.

What is shared in this book comes from her experience with successful business builders who have generously shared inspiration and insights.

Nothing beats the knowledge of someone who's experienced the highs, lows, pleasures and pitfalls of running their own business. Debbie's been there, done it and learned lessons. Within this book, you'll find answers to FAQs, specific case studies and common mistakes to avoid.

This book is written in 3 stages.

Stage One explores why you want to work for yourself, the common mistakes made in the start-up phase, and a brainstorming exercise to consider the right business for you.

Stage Two covers the ultimate start-up checklist, funding, managing your business finances, marketing and sales and processes.

Stage Three shines the light on maintaining your business and sanity while running a business and raising a family. It also shares valuable advice on growing your business.

The book also shares stories of women who have successfully navigated running a business around their families.

The advice is constructive and practical, the solutions straightforward and the input invaluable, whatever stage you're at with your business.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Debbie Gilbert
  • Publish Date: Jan 25th, 2024
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0002
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.44in - 0.54lb
  • EAN: 9781738480906
  • Categories: Home-based BusinessesSmall Business - GeneralWomen in Business

About the Author

Gilbert, Debbie: - Debbie Gilbert is a seasoned entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and author dedicated to empowering women on their journey to successful entrepreneurship. With a wealth of experience in both business and motherhood, Debbie has become a leading voice in the business community.Driven by a passion for helping women achieve their business goals without compromising their roles as mothers, Debbie founded her own successful business and has since inspired countless others to turn their dreams into reality. Her insightful advice and practical strategies have earned her recognition as a sought-after speaker at conferences and events focused on women in business.Debbie's writing reflects her commitment to supporting women at every stage of their entrepreneurial endeavours. "The Successful Mumpreneur" serves as a culmination of her experiences and the stories of other successful women who have navigated the challenges of building businesses while raising a family.In addition to her writing and speaking engagements, Debbie has a successful Marketing and events agency and is the founder of The Best Businesswomen Awards and The 3 Counties Expo.
Praise for this book

Gavin Howe

5 out of 5 stars - An empowering and inspiring must-read!

Although written for mums, this is an empowering and inspiring read for all walks of life and both young and old. Whether straight out of education and full of big ideas, or hitting a time where you feel stuck in a rut or aren't sure what move to make next, this book is filled with tips and tricks and inspiration to aid you achieve your true potential and recognise your true self-worth.

You can dip in and out easily, it has a wealth of information and first-hand experiences, and even has a notes section at the back to start you on your first steps to the work life balance you've been searching for! Help yourself achieve your true potential and buy it today!

Marina Pearson

5 out of 5 stars - A must have for any mumpreneur

As a mummy who has a business, I know how difficult it can be to do whats needed when you have family demands. In this very insightful book, Debbie gives you the very practical steps to make your business happen without killing yourself in the interim! If you are a mum with a business - you must buy this book!


5 out of 5 stars - Practical and informative guide

I bought this when I was about to start my own franchised business, not because I have a young family but because it seemed to provide the information I was looking for in a format which was easy to read, digest and remember.

It was a great choice - the book gives step by step instructions in an easy to understand way with no jargon. It is not a 'business building manual' - it is a practical guide to the steps needed to set up a small business which confirmed what I needed to do and gave me confidence that I had made the right choice to become self-employed and that I was completely capable of doing it. The case studies were really helpful and gave me the push I needed to re-identify myself as a business owner and entrepreneur and encouraged me to get on with it!