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Sick and tired of not realising your potential?

There’s no fun in working long, hard hours only to end up with profits more suited to a “hobby business”. You feel your business is too complicated, you lack clarity and focus and you’re fed up with being stuck in a rut.

Flip Flop Marketing?

You’ve flip flopped from one marketing strategy to another based on the latest advice or new media marketing tool. It’s costing you, you’re beginning to wonder whether you’ll ever get your business to work and you’re now confused and lost on what to try to next.

Meet Your Business Coach & Marketing Mentor

Profitable Products

How to create products so that you are not restricted to just selling your time by the hour

Marketing Strategy

Get absolute clarity and focus on the tactics and platforms that will work best for you, your expertise and clients you want to attract.

Lead Generation & Conversion Systems

Proven marketing systems that create new leads and make sales with ease and grace

De-Mystifying The Tech

Showing you the right social media and digital marketing tools to use (and which ones you can ignore)

Hi, I’m Karen Skidmore, and my mission is to love and play our way to profitable, sustainable and scalable business.

I’ve been running my own coaching and consulting company since 2004. After an 11-year fast track career with Hays Plc, as Regional Director in the accountancy recruitment division and then Operations Director for Hays.com online recruitment, my children were approaching school age and I realised how much I wanted a more flexible and fulfilling professional career.

After the usual rocky business start-up, I created my European Social Funded Women’s Enterprise Programme, which was instrumental in helping hundreds of women start up their own businesses across Surrey & Sussex. I founded a regional women’s networking group in 2005, created & ran a 100+ membership site for 3 years and launched dozens of online courses and group programmes over the past 13 years.

But in 2012, struggling with adrenal fatigue and hormonal imbalances, I was knackered from constantly launching new programmes and marketing campaigns. I wanted to play a bigger game but to enable my business to grow and for me to reach my full potential, it was no longer a case of “work harder”. I had to change the way I and my business worked. And it soon became apparent that my clients wanted this same change.

Through GID School, Momentum and The Academy, I’ve now created the framework and community to allow entrepreneurs, professionals, creatives and boutique business owners to simplify their businesses; to show them how to love and play their way to a profitable, sustainable and scalable business without the process impacting their health, wellbeing or family commitments.

This process is what I call Your True Profit Journey, a new way of doing business where it’s good to make profit and profit can be used for good, where we can have a business that centres around our vitality and values and we create the potential to scale and grow at a pace that fuels us rather than burns us out.

Our Programmes

Rosie's Success Story

Rosie Letts, Nutritional Therapist

“What’s really interesting is that I am now getting LESS enquiries than I did before joining GID School but as almost 100% of people contacting me for a consultation are now saying YES to my newly priced programmes, my business is better than ever.”

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Pennie's Success Story

Pennie Pearce, founder of Acorn To Oak

“Once you have a good foundation in place for your business, you can fly. But without that structure, you risk toppling your oak when the winds of change shift."

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Jen's Success Story

Dr Jen Nash, Sussex, UK

“I immediately had that gut feeling that it was the right thing for me to work with Karen.  She’s honest and pushes me out of my comfort zone to do the things that have made my business the success I only hoped it could me.”

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Tone's Success Story

Tone Tellesfen Hughes, Luck Yard's Clinic

“Karen has inspired me to be the leader that I am and it’s through her, that I’ve now got the confidence to help others achieve what I’ve created at Luck Yard’s Clinic.”

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Adele's Success Story

Adele Stickland, Get Gorgeous

“Karen’s strategy and process has come from a holistic and universal view, which I love. Although I am obviously selling my courses, it doesn’t feel salesy and Karen’s teachings and support have helped me make webinars a critical part of my future business success.”

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