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Episode 13 - From the depths of domestic violence and homelessness to breakthrough success with Dani Wallace
Growing up on the council estates of Preston, where she experienced the depths of domestic violence and homelessness, this mum worked hard to carve out a successful career as a singer but reached a point where it all came crashing down. A struggling single mum, sat in her car alone one night, she knew she had a decision to make. Hear this mum’s story of what she chose and how she went on to become the UK’s most exciting breakthrough motivational speaker, speaker coach and author on her way to building a six-figure business helping other women to overcome their fears and find their voice.
What we cover
- How a teacher recognising Dani's talent for singing led her to audition to sing for holiday companies abroad
- When Dani's Gran fell ill she retuned to the UK and resumed her career as a singer at Pontins
- Dani fell in love with a guy at Pontins, they returned home where they quickly got engaged, bought a house and had a baby
- When planning her wedding Dani's partner left her and their new born baby
- How a new relationship quickly developed into a life of Domestic Violence all whilst she was raising 2 children and holding down a successful career
- After getting out of the relationship Dani found herself homeless and trying to sustain a high level career
- How a pivitol moment after tucking in her children made Dani realise that she had to make a choice and subsequently build herself back up
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More about Dani
Dani Wallace is an international celebrity public speaking coach and motivational speaker by day and singer by night. Author of Closed Mouths Don’t Get Fed, Dani helps women all over the world speak their business and mission messages out of their mouths and into the ears of their ideal clients so that they can grab life by the big ol’ lady balls and step up into their birth right of success! A survivor of domestic violence and homelessness and advocate of women’s empowerment, Dani’s energy and straight talking is infectious in all the right ways!
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When I met Ashley, the CEO of the insurance company Bounce, and Rachel Brookes, the Network Development Manager, it was clear from the start that Bounce and Mpower share similar values around empowering others (particularly mothers) and creating opportunities to flexibly combine earning a great living with motherhood.
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