TWO inspirational Blackburn business women got together recently to reach for success and ensure their companies get the best start in 2013.

Lesley Yates from Canal Boat Cruises and Ann Ainsworth of Skills Brokerage Company Ann Ainsworth Associates both run their own businesses and took part in a special coaching day which was aimed at looking at different ways in which they can improve their business.

Lesley and Ann joined nine other business women from across Lancashire who took a different approach to planning for their future.

The day was organised by business and personal coach Rachael Nixon, who herself runs her own company Excel Coaching, helping independent firms focus on their business goals, set and achieve realistic targets.

Rachael said: “This is a truly motivational day that enables business owners to plan for success.”

To find out more about how coaching could work for you, or if you would like to attend the next workshop on Wednesday 20th March 2013 then visit:- or contact 07930 636 246.