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Liverpool Ladies Network Business Lunch - 7th December 2017

Friday, December 1st, 2017

I am thrilled to be speaking at the Liverpool Ladies Network Business Lunch on 7th December. I'm so looking forward to meeting inspirational, talented business women from my home city. It is an honour to be asked to speak at this prestigious event. https://twitter.com/AgnesMarketing/status/936489791406919680 @ireneesi @LLNwork LLN Christmas Lunch Thursday 7th December 2017 Dear all, For our Christmas lunch, we are delighted to confirm that our guest speaker will be the inspirational Irene Afful, Merseyside Police's first black female inspector. This is our last lunch of 2017 and details of the 2018 lunches will be circulated following this event. We look forward to seeing you there! Best wishes, Lindsey, Jayne & Louise About the speaker: Irene Afful "A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the…

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Well-Being Through Mindfulness and Self Appreciation Program

Friday, October 6th, 2017

The inaugural Mindfulness and Self-Appreciation Program delivered at Crabwall Manor has concluded with resounding success. The program seeks to deliver well-being of mind and body through self exploration, self-appreciation and mindfulness practice, to reduce stress and anxiety which impact performance at work and home. The program is run over four two hour sessions and each incorporates a guided mindfulness practice session. Session one explores the art of self appreciation and the research into mindfulness practice. Delegates learn to explore their strengths and weaknesses and are given tools to practice self-appreciation. Session two explores our deep subconscious needs and how we meet these needs, either positively or negatively, and how these needs link to our feelings of self worth. Session three explores…

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Empowerment & Strategy Conference Hosted by HSBC Bank

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

It was an honour to attend the Empowerment & Strategy Conference hosted by HSBC Liverpool. Powerful and inspirational keynote speakers were Angela Preston, best selling published author and life coach and Dr Sylvia Forchap-Likambi, global CEO & consultant. I look forward to being involved in future master classes hosted by the bank.

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Disproportionality in the Criminal Justice System

Friday, September 8th, 2017

I welcomed the news of the the independent report into disproportionality in the Criminal Justice System (CJS), headed by the Rt Hon David Lammy MP. The initial findings are, sadly, unsurprising. There has been a wealth of research conducted in this area over many years, evidencing disproportionality in the CJS. The sad thing is, not much is ever done about it. This phenomena has persisted over decades and despite the evidence, successive governments and institutions have failed to act decisively. One example of this is the disproportionate under-representation of black and ethnic minorities within the police service which has existed throughout the history of the service and continues to this day. There have been several reviews, reports, projects, guidance documents…

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Success & Failure

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Failure can be defined as; "A few errors in judgement repeated every day" Success can be defined as; "A few simple disciplines practiced every day." Jim Rohn

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Mindfulness & Self- Appreciation Course

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

This 4 week programme will take place at Crabwall Manor, Parkgate Road, Mollington, Chester, CH1 6NE on Thursday evenings from 6.30 - 8.30pm. The programme will run each Thursday from 14th September 2017 through to 5th October 2017. The programme aims to support delegates in practicing mindfulness and gaining an appreciation of their whole selves. Self-appreciation is the key to well-being, inner happiness, empowerment and self development. Each week will incorporate a mindfulness session. The aim of this course is to help you to alleviate these issues and attain peace of mind, anytime, anyplace anywhere, experience more positive emotions and gain an appreciation of your whole self. You will learn how to control your thoughts and relax your mind…

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Mindfulness & Self Appreciation Course - Commencing 14th September

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

I'm really excited to be working in collaboration with the Restore Juice Co. on this new venture. The Restore Juice Co. was founded in 2011 by two best friends, Joanne Willcox and Kendal Williams, who believe passionately in the huge benefits of juice cleansing.Joanne, who has 30 years experience running a nutrition and colonic hydrotherapy business, pioneered the juice formulations whist running her Ultra Detox retreats in Chester with astonishing results. Kendal, who has over 10 years' experience in the Health and Beauty Industry. Bringing then latest in nutrition, exercise and beauty treatments to her clients working with a number of 'blue-chip' brand. Are you tired of the hectic schedule of your life? Do you feel like you are meeting yourself…

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Through Discomfort Comes Growth

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Through discomfort comes growth. Growth requires activity, whether physical or intellectual. Discomfort is the catalyst for progress. Tackle the fear that keeps you from living your best life. Carpe Diem!

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A Force for Change - YBNews.co.uk

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

YBNews.co.uk Tony McDonough reports A great copper and a force for change - Irene's 25 years of breaking barriers As a young girl in Toxteth Irene Afful was abused by racist police officers but later became Merseyside Police's first black female inspector and helped transform its culture - now she helps others fulfil their potential. Tony McDonough reports Irene Afful was racially abused by officers from Merseyside Police as a young girl - but later joined the force. Picture by Tony McDonough As a child playing on the streets of Toxteth in the mid-1970s and early 80s just the sight of a police van would induce terror and fear into Irene Afful. "The estate where we lived was pedestrianised so myself, my sister and my brother…

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Women's Organisation Business Club Event

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Looking forward to attending this event. I'm sure it will be very interesting! Business Club - The Power of Body Language; Harnessing the Halo Effect In this event we look at how you can be your most powerful asset. We welcome back (by popular demand) body language specialist Laura Taylor... DESCRIPTION In this event we look at how you can be your most powerful asset. We welcome back (by popular demand) body language specialist Laura Taylor to Business Club who will be giving us scientifically proven insight into how to engage with clients and colleagues through positive body language that will inevitably make you and your business a winning sales formula. Laura Taylor is an experienced Corporate Trainer who specialises in areas such as body…

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