Jean spent many years in the Corporate Sector of Financial Services working with Royal and Sun Alliance , Lloyds Bank Insurance Services, NPI ( National Provident Insitution) and Friends Provident where she qualified as a Chartered Insurer and Financial Consultant. Jean has experience of working in Funded Government projects as well as the private sector. In 1999 she set up her own Property Finance consultancy business; Flowers Financials. In continuing herpersonal development, Jean decided to work with a Local Enterprise Agency where she mentored, coached and trained individuals into enterprise.
Jean has a love of personal development and is a qualified NLP practitioner and Reiki Master.She has undertaken Tony Robbins firewalk and Felt the fear and done it anyway by paragliding in Turkey – she has the T shirt to prove it – flying with the God’s. One of Jean’s early ambitions was to go into nursing so Jean has always wanted to re-ignite this passion for caring for others as a business consultant. In her spare time Jean also loves to renovate property.
“I looked around at what was on offer for people starting out in business and realised that, whilst there is advice and information out there, it’s all down to the new business owner to put it into practice. What they need is real help –to avoid costly expensive mistakes and honest support I want to actually provide that help.”
Jean passionately believes that enterprise can transform people’s lives, giving them the opportunity to experience personal growth, new optimism and the motivation to succeed.
Jean has succeeded in her own life to overcome many of the challenges associated with being a single mother, breadwinner and running her own business. In her business then, this means that Jean is especially equipped to support people who are going through similar challenges. If you are committed to making real and lasting changes in your life, Jean would love to work with you as she feels called to help, support and make a difference in people’s lives.
Jean’s blend of her professional development, personal growth & experience, together with her qualifications, enable her to demonstrate a keen insight. Jean will support you to get to the nub of the issue, gain clarity and move you towards a new, more focused and resilient place.Jean is Business Consultant who offers practical , pragmatic and profesional guidance to suppot your business.
Jean has been involved in a number of social enterprise activities including Herts Pride, and Link4Growth .She has also worked with a Housing association developing their Social Enterprise Projects.Supported other Government initiatives with TCHC , YKTO and WENTA. Jean is currently involved with the Community Hubs in Hitchin, Bedford and Cambridge, providing support to individuals and delivering seminars and workshops. She is also a team member of ALF (The Angelic Living Foundation) which is a Social Enterprise based in the Home Counties and supporting those in our communities who may need a motivational kick start or simply a helping, holding hand to start or run a business, care for others and themselves, follow their passions or improve their careers.
Jean a committee member at her local toastmasters club and enjoys speaking ,networking and developing collaborative relationships for those she serves.