Hope for Isla and Jude

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photo 1Isla is five years old, her brother Jude, is just three. They have Sanfilippo Syndrome. A fatal disease.

There is NO cure. But there is HOPE, it starts with YOU.

PLEASE SHARE/ DONATE/ DOWNLOAD SONG.

All funds raised will support a medical trial and treatment that could save Isla and Jude’s lives and other children just like them. http://bit.ly/1yi69FS

www.hopeforislaandjude.com #hopeforislaandjude

Hanging Up The Heels

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Yes, finally I can share, it’s time for me to hang up the heels!

After a great deal of thought, I have made a decision to sell Business in Heels this week, to two amazing ladies, our Branch Director for Melbourne CBD and Geelong, Lisa Sweeney (whom many of you may know), and her business partner and long-time friend Jo Plummer will be the proud new owners of Business in Heels effective immediately.

Lisa & Jo are very well credentialed to lead and further build on the wonderful business model that we have built since the launch in January 2013. They have a successful history in business development and I’m very excited to see where the business will go with these two amazing ladies at the helm.

I will continue to work with Business in Heels with Lisa & Jo over the coming months on a consulting arrangement so you will still continue to see me or my name out and about with the brand still.

It’s been an absolute joy to work with each and every one of you, and am really excited about where the business will be heading with these new changes. I am confident these Ladies have the passion, experience and drive to take this business into a whole new level.

All in all, a very exciting time for Business in Heels, and myself, with already a few incredible projects in the pipeline for 2014/2015!!

xx JB

To email me about future work projects, contact jac@jacbowie.com

I’m venturing into Radio!

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I’ve always been told I have a natural ability for it, so today I shared across my Social Media profiles, that I have decided to make my dream of becoming a commercial radio presenter, come true!!

I’ve posted my air check / radio demo online here.

Interested stations should contact me directly on jac@businessinheels.com

 

Yes, it’s true. We are doing a print magazine! We have decided to raise the money ourselves for our own limited edition preview issue, offering those who help build the magazine, ownership and fantastic affordable advertising opportunities for businesses. All contributors will be given an early bird copy and acknowledged in the print edition!! You can help this new project off the ground from as little as $25. We’d love your support!
You can contribute or advertise here!

 

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Date: August 20, 2014
Time: 09:00am
Appearance: Jac Bowie featured in Women’s Agenda
Outlet: Women's Agenda
Format: Magazine

Taylor has been getting the message out successfully at networking groups, such as Business in Heels at Addy’s in Shellharbour where there will be a fashion parade featuring her range on September 30.

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Date: August 12, 2014
Appearance: Business in Heels Illawarra – Media
Outlet: Illawarra Mercury
Format: Newspaper

Jac Bowie & Vitality

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Thrilled to share that myself and Business in Heels have come on-board for the Vitality Expo as event partners!

I’ll be making an appearance at the Expo, and all Sydney Business in Heels events will be having give ways between now and the event in October.

I hope you can join us at the Expo – it’s going to be a fantastic experience for women to look and feel fabulous!!

 

xx JB

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Social media has a way of encouraging us to put our best foot, or selfie, forward. It’s a place where even the most humble of women will discuss their personal achievements and career success, sharing posts and images that put up a relentless front of happiness, wellbeing and satisfaction. Read the article here

 

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Date: August 8, 2014
Appearance: Jac Bowie appears on Women’s Agenda
Outlet: Women's Agenda
Format: Magazine

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In this video, Sarah Riegelhuth of League of Extraordinary Women, Jac Bowie of Business in Heels and Suzy Jacobs of SHE Business come together to share what they’ve observed within their communities, as well as sharing their own ‘ true face’ when it comes to entrepreneurship.

See the video here!

Read the article here!

Appearance: True Face of Entrepeneurship
Format: Television

Business in Heels Magazine – Coming Soon!

It’s almost 12 months since we launched our first Franchise of Business in Heels, and as of today, we have 50 registered branches across Australia, New Zealand, United States, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Thailand and now, Spain

Recently there have been some super exciting new additions to the BIH family. There’s a Business in Heels Magazine in the works, for one. We can’t give too much away on that subject just yet, but keep your eyes peeled on www.businessinheels.com as all the announcements regarding the magazine will appear there first.

What I can tell you is that we have some incredible content forming on the digital version of the magazine featuring a special section on Women We Love, Lots of great business advice and some great articles on dating, fitness, health, fashion and more. 

We are on the lookout for contributors for the magazine, if you are interested, please email your details and a sample article to editor@businessinheels.com for consideration.

Thanks for connecting with us at Business in Heels and I hope to meet you at an event soon!

Business in Heels CEO and founder Jac Bowie has shared how it was her mother’s illness that prompted her to quit her ten year career producing burlesque shows – a move that eventually led her to start what is now the fastest growing women’s networking concept world-wide.

In an interview with Eagle Waves Radio host Arrnott Olssen, Jac said she knew it was time for a change when she discovered she found more joy in producing for charity work such as the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras or NAIDOC Week, as opposed to big name shows like The Burlesque Ball.

Listen to the interview

“Even if a show was a commercial success, I felt like I wasn’t really contributing anything substantial,” she says. “I was contributing entertainment, but I wasn’t really helping people, and that’s the difference.

“I had a lot of skills but I wasn’t very good at working for other people. I thought surely there are other women like me – who are entrepreneurial, professional and have ambition, but who want to have fun and do this [networking] over champagne in a relaxed environment and look at it as a social event on our calendar.”

Now, a year on since Jac franchised Business in Heels, Jac has on average 160 branch applications to sort through at one time, as well as being the go-to for almost 50 branch directors.

Of the marketing, which typically features Jac herself in 1950s glam “housewife” get-up, she explains: “If they’re attracted to our marketing they tend to be the right women – the irony behind the marketing is I’m standing there looking like a perfect Stepford Wife and we’re taking the mickey because we’re so much more than that. If they get that, they love us.”

Jac also shares how she found herself working as the tour manager for the “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort, shortly before franchising Business in Heels.

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Date: May 21, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Appearance: Jac Bowie on the beginnings of Business in Heels
Outlet: Eagle Waves Radio
Location: Sydney, Australia
Format: Radio