Monday Mumpreneur with Pamela Evbota
They share with us their motivation, their challenges and their proudest moments in business and they also tell us how they take time to nurture themselves.
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I've got a lovely and inspiring mumpreneur for you this week who set up her business to help others. I find over and over again that so many business mums are in business to help other women set up and grow their businesses. I'm finding more and more that this is the female way of doing business ~ and I love it!
Your name – Pamela Evbota
Your website – www.ladiesnetworking.com
Brief description – It is an online resources for women starting businesses and for those already in business. We provide support services, workshops, trainings and Retreat
Tell me about your children I have got two boys Raphael – 6yrs and Ryan 5yrs. They rock my world
Where do you live? Lagos, Nigeria
PC or Mac? - PC
Tell us about your business – Ladies Networking is an online based services company. My mission is to help woman discover that passion/purpose so they can create a new Lifestyle for them selves through entrepreneurship. Ladies Networking Services offer, Training, Retreat and work shops for women and (men) I am also an author
What motivated you to become a mumpreneur? – I become bored with my job after my second son. Although I wasn't sure why I felt that way initially. But over a period of one year, I just knew I wanted out of corporate life. So I started a six months ‘Helpingpreneur’ course with Suzanne Evans and read up all I could about starting a business and working with entrepreneurs.
What’s been your biggest challenge in business? - Getting sponsorship for some big events that will benefit more women
How have you overcome it? – Keep it small and use personal funds
What’s been your proudest business moment? - When I hear feed back from women about how my message has encouraged them to start their own business or find their own purpose
What’s your catchphrase or favourite quote? - Your time is limited so don't waste it living someone else's life - Steve Job
What do you do to relax or nurture yourself? A cup of coffee in the evenings kicks in some adrenaline rush which relaxes me. I am more of your superwoman kind of person. I must learn to do more to nurture my self.
What was the last treat you bought for yourself? Some Capri pants and flat pumps
Favourite colour – I don’t think I have a favourite colour; I just go with what catches my attention
Favourite flowers – I am not into flowers. I only get them on valentines from my husband
What one piece of advice would you like to give to a new mumpreneur? – Follow your passion. Don’t be afraid to live your dream
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