I spent yesterday in Summertown, Oxford at the Barefoot Books studio, taking part in an Ambassador workshop. I was there to connect with team members, get inspired, and share some wisdom of my own. It was great and now I’m fired up! So, I’ve got a great deal[…]

I had such a great response to the last Barefoot Books competition I held that I decided to do another one. For this competition, there is a money-can’t-buy prize of a signed copy of Little Red Hen. The lazy rooster and the mischievous mouse can’t be bothered to help[…]

Have you heard of Summer Brain Drain? It’s the loss of learning that occurs in children over the summer break from school. There’s lots of research that shows that this is a real phenomenon – on average, students lose a whole month’s worth of learning over the break. Some students lose as much as three months’ worth of learning and the areas most affected by this loss are maths, reading and spelling. It’s a depressing thought, but there is good news – there are some positive steps you can take this summer to minimise or even eradicate the loss for your child.

Do you love story and think it has the power to make real connections between people and inspire children (and adults) in all kinds of ways? Are you looking for an ethical business opportunity to fit around your current commitments? If so, and you have a strong entrepreneurial[…]

The summer is fast approaching and if your children are anything like mine, they will be working their way through more books than you can count. So, to help provide plenty of reading material for them to delve into, I am giving away a massive £100 worth of[…]

Whilst we were at the conference, some awards were made for recruiting and retaining team leaders. My own team leader won an award for having the highest sales in Europe last year, and the highest number of team members recruited last year who are still with us. I[…]