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Three Top Tips for Women in Business as featured in 'Inspire' section of the Daily Mail

Sarah Cressall founder and managing director here at Creation Station spoke to Alison Roberts from the Daily Mail for the 'Inspire' section. Sarah spoke about the challenges of being a woman in business and how her multi-award-winning company The Creation Station, now inspires over one million kids and adults in the UK. 

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"To me, power is making things happen without asking for permission" - Beyonce 

Sarah talks about her battle with her health, raising three boys under the age of four and what it takes to transform failure into a learning opportunity and of course, success. 

When Alison asked if Sarah had encountered any sexist attitudes while starting out in 2002 sadly Sarah recalled a time where a "tech expert" refused to acknowledge that Sarah owned the business and spoke only to Sarah's husband, Duncan. 
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What advice would Sarah give to other women who are looking to run their own successful business?

"There are three things I have found helpful. firstly,  what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, so don't be beaten by the hurdles, burn them as fuel to keep going.  Secondly, embrace failure as a way of learning. To fail is really a 'first attempt in learning', so feel the fear and do it anyway!  and finally, ask yourself this question... 

"What would YOU do if you knew you couldn't fail?"

What would you do? Share this article with us on Facebook or Twitter and tell us... what would YOU do if you knew you couldn't fail? 

Check out the full article out on the stands today, November 5th 2018 or read it here on The Daily Mail's site.  

Want to hear more of Sarah's story? Get yourself a copy of  her number one best selling book "Creative Sparks; Mishaps, hurdles, and ideas to inspire you & yours" 

Or if you want to be the next woman to join The Creation Station business, find out more today about joining our network of amazing franchise business owners here.  

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A great interactive session for the kids. Facilitator showed great enthusiasm and made every child feel welcomed. Very affordable too. One recommendation I would have is to maybe explain the science behind how the ingredients bond to make slime as some children were old enough to understand and may have been curious.

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