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Get You and Your Business Flowing

Apply for a Catalyst Call with Karen today

Hi, I’m Karen Skidmore. I help business founders and their teams get off the ‘work harder’ treadmill and show them how to feel in flow with their business and work.

I don’t prescribe to the 6figure to 7figure success formulas, nor do I believe that you have to be pushed to ‘add another zero to those dreams’. Go work with another business coach if you want that kind of approach!

With over 20 years of experience in the consulting, coaching, and training industries, I have worked through raising my family, juggling eldercare and a pretty horrendous peri-menopause. I know what works (and what doesn’t!)

If you want to step up and grow yourself and your business but feel you’re bouncing from one task on your to-do list to the next without an overall strategy or plan, I can help.

Let me dive into how you currently serve your clients and your future plans and talk through how to create the right business model, marketing systems, and team so that your business flows with your communication style, energy, time, and financial goals.

I’ll show you how to grow strong, create a profitable, sustainable, and scalable business, and do it without burning out.

Clarity on your profit levers

Discover the hidden potential in your products and programmes to increase your profitability.

Connect back into your big why

It’s easy to fall out of love with your business and doubt your potential when you’re stuck & confused.

Do the right tasks, at the right time

When you get caught up in day-to-day busyness and endless to-do lists, you lose sight of your bigger goal

STEP ONE: Click the orange button above

STEP TWO: Complete the short 10 question form

STEP THREE: We will review your answers and confirm your appointment within two working days

PLEASE NOTE: There is NO CHARGE for these calls but space is limited, so these calls are subject to a strict “application only” process.

Please give me your best answers when you complete the booking form as your answers will help me decide whether I can help you. We will confirm your appointment within two working days, and your application is not guaranteed to be successful.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does this session take place?

There’s no need to travel or get dressed up. This is a virtual meeting where we can speak via Zoom, but we strongly recommend you be in your office or private space rather than a coffee shop or travelling. 

What do I need to do to prepare for my call?
If I feel I need any documentation or information before we speak, I will contact you. However, this is rarely needed so don’t worry about preparing anything unless I request it. All you need to do right now is schedule the time you’ve selected in your own diary.

I’d recommend you create time to collect your thoughts at least 10 minutes before our call is due to start and grab yourself a glass of water or cup of tea/coffee. Plus schedule another 20 to 30 minutes after our call to allow you process our discussion and diarise the actions we decide you should take.

Finally, you’ll need a notebook and pen for taking notes and make sure you’re in a place that you won’t be disturbed. Don’t book this session while you’re travelling, for example, or working in a public place such as a coffee shop. This is your time to work ON your business, not IN your business.

How long is the session?

This one-off session is scheduled to run from 30 to 45 minutes.

If you still need further support or guidance, we can discuss how working in one of my programmes, which are entirely non-obligatory, may help grow your business. This is often how many of my clients come to work with me, but there’s absolutely no pressure to take things further; especially if your plan turns out to be easy enough for you to execute by yourself.

How much do you charge for these calls?

There is NO CHARGE for these calls but space is limited, so these calls are subject to a strict “application only” process.

The Momentum Team

A combined total of 30 years of small business mentoring and marketing experience from your senior coaches, Karen and Melina, and personal welcome and support from our Client & Operations Manager, Alexia, means that you are getting assistance from one of the most experienced business growth support team in the UK.

Karen Skidmore: Founder & Lead Coach

Karen is a proven coach and business mentor, with more than 25 years of commercial experience. Her operations background and strategic thinking blends beautifully with her deep connection to using intuition and inner wisdom, a rare combination of skills in the world of business.

Her talents lie in spotting growth opportunities and understanding the operational needs of the business; the marketing systems, business processes and infrastructure needed for you and your team to work more profitably, make a bigger impact, and deliver 5-star customer service. She will always have your back and stretch you to think bigger and achieve your full potential.

Melina Abbott: Grow Strong Coach

Melina joined the Momentum team in 2019 and specialises in supporting businesses on B2C and B2B sales training, pricing and packaging of offers, as well as being a ninja at challenging belief systems and identifying where you may be stuck in your thinking. She has an extensive career having worked for many years in manufacturing before starting her own consultancy and coaching business.

Melina hosts our weekly Monday Mojo Calls which means you also get direct access to her wealth of sales experience and mindset laser coaching.

Edward Haigh: Grow Strong Coach

Ed is an accomplished and purpose-driven business leader with 25 years of international experience across a wide range of industries. He has a track record both of launching new, disruptive business ventures within established multinational organisations, and of scaling small start-up businesses, at all times putting people and purpose at the heart of his approach to leadership.

Ed supports Momentum clients by helping them to stay focused on what really matters, and to find their unique path to sustainable growth by developing strategies that are rooted in capability, resilience and authenticity.

Alexia Padgham: Client & Operations Manager

Alexia Padgham has been supporting Karen in her business since 2007 so she knows exactly what our clients and community members need to help them in their business growth journeys. She personally welcomes you into Momentum and ensures you know where to find all the resources available to you. If you need your password reset, links to any of the calls or the date of any our live sessions, she's here to help.

What My Clients Have Said

Don’t just take it from me, let my clients do the talking.

I love Karen's straight talking, no-bullshit approach.

Sam Pilling

Bite Me Marketing

Quiet the chatter and calm the creative whirlwind

“What I love about working with Karen is that she lives and breathes the KISS principle. She understands what each person needs for their business and guides them down the simplest and most productive path to achieve their goals. Her advice and counsel helped quiet all the chatter in my head and calm the creative whirlwind.”

Wendy Deyell

Wondrous Wanderers

I worked with Karen Skidmore to help me create a successful and profitable web business, with as many tasks as possible automated. Her skill in breaking down what seems to be a rather daunting task into extremely manageable bite-size chunks. As a result, you finish the session confident that it’s all very manageable.

Mary Waring

Wealth For Women

Perfect mix of down to earth advice, encouragement & kick up the backside

“The prospect of launching and promoting my first online product felt overwhelming, scary and lonely. So many new technologies to learn. Plus the prospect of writing sales letters filled me with horror. Karen gave me the perfect mix of down to earth marketing advice, positive encouragement, combined with the (gentle and friendly) kick up the backside I needed. Not only did the product launch successfully (without technical glitches), it also met sales targets.”

Mark Ridsell Smith

Vertical Veg Club

Karen gets to the heart of your business and business objectives with her great questions and ability to really listen. She will be ambitious for your success and really helps translate that into practical, actionable steps.

Frances Taylor

Sprout Coaching

Ability to laser in and identify precisely what needs to be done

“Working you has given me a new approach to marketing my business in ways I just wouldn’t have thought of. You really know your stuff and you’ve got an ability to laser in and identify precisely what needs to be done.You peel away all the stuff that we don’t need to worry about to instead focus on a targeted plan.”

Cory Chapamn

Professional Organiser

Working with Karen I was able to grow and expand my business awareness in a small setting with people I have got to know, and whom I trust. I felt we have pushed ourselves more in this environment, but it is also very supportive. It has also enabled me to make some big shifts in my mental attitude about things at work which I was avoiding and finding uncomfortable to deal with, and this shift has and will make a big impact on my business function and profitability.

I love working with Karen as she is tough but with silk gloves, she never makes you feel small but she also knows that you can do more than you are so, it encourages you to raise your game.

Tone Tellesfen Hughes

MD of Luck Yard’s Clinic & Chiropractic Connections

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