Liz Taylor at MMU lecture

Why I’m helping the next generation of event planners now

As a successful event planner and entrepreneur sharing my wisdom with those who want a career in the industry has never been more important  On June 16th I’ll be virtually tutoring a group of young event planners; students and professionals who will have the Herculean task of becoming a success in the events industry in a post-pandemic world (booking details …

Liz Taylor of Liz Taylor Consulting

4 things I’ve learned from launching my own podcast

This week was finally the week I launched my own podcast, Events That Made Me; a long-simmering ambition that turned into an all-guns-blazing 10-week lockdown project from first recording to launch. After its first 24 hours Events That Made Me has become one of Apple’s top-rated Business shows. I’m thrilled people are listening and that it’s resonated with the audience. …

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Looking after your mental health when you’re the boss

Why we need to talk about the mental health of business owners and entrepreneurs  Last October I was organising a large event in Manchester and saw someone I hadn’t seen for years. We chatted and towards the end of our conversation she suddenly said, “Liz, you aren’t angry any more. You were always so angry!” I laughed and told her it …

WHY FEAR IS YOUR SECRET TO SUCCESS

Why Fear Is Your Secret To Success

Astrology has a lot to answer for – and I say that because I’m a Pisces. If you are believer in the stars then you will know that I am emotional, sensitive and tentative. The way that plays out in real life? I feel frightened a lot of the time.. None of which are traits you’d associate with any successful …

Five Ways To Build Self Belief

It’s easy to think that entrepreneurs are born with an innate self-belief that others don’t have. Maybe that’s true for some, but I can tell you certainly not for all. I can also tell you that it’s not something that just naturally comes with age and experience. Rather, like everything else you become good at, believing in yourself takes practice. …

Liz Taylor at a Networking event CHS BBQ

How to get the most out of a networking event

WATCH THIS SPACE! Setting up Liz Taylor Consultancy has been a whirlwind of new events, people and amazing opportunities.  I am having a fabulous time doing something that I am truly passionate about.  And now to the next chapter in this journey; my blog.  I’ll be using this page to bring you my latest news, connections, business wins and progress. …

Coronavirus and your event – here’s what you need to know

Coronavirus and your event – here’s what you need to know

It seems wherever you go there’s only one thing people are talking about at the moment – coronavirus. It’s a real worry for the health of the nation, certainly individuals over a certain age or with existing health conditions. And there’s also the impact on businesses and the economy to consider. Coronavirus is particularly relevant to me and my business. …

Beechwood cancer charity logo

Coronation Street Trio Unite For Charity Lunch

Coronation Street’s leading ladies, past and present, will join forces for a charity fundraiser at the Lowry Hotel in Salford at midday on March 27, 2020 in aid of Beechwood Cancer Care. Part of the charity’s 30th year celebrations, the ‘Loose Ladies’ charity lunch will see actresses Catherine Tyldesley, Katie McGlynn and Jennie McAlpine join Liz Taylor, party planner to the …

Liz Taylor at a Networking event CHS BBQ

How to get the most out of a networking event

WATCH THIS SPACE! Setting up Liz Taylor Consultancy has been a whirlwind of new events, people and amazing opportunities.  I am having a fabulous time doing something that I am truly passionate about.  And now to the next chapter in this journey; my blog.  I’ll be using this page to bring you my latest news, connections, business wins and progress. …

Choosing an event management company – TOP TIPS

SME Club – Pro Manchester Finding the right event planner is like playing the dating game.  It’s not just what’s on the surface that counts, but the deeper connection that will maintain the relationship. From ensuring your company philosophies are aligned to examining their portfolio with a fine-tooth comb – the process shouldn’t be just about seeking out the company …