Rayanne Armand: Business Owner
Biggest professional achievement to date?
Building my business, Root2Growth, to where it is. I started less than 12 months ago with a 6 month old, a 24 month old and a vision. I have managed to achieve more than I ever imagined since then. I could not have done it without the support of some amazing role models and the incredible Exeter business community which has a strong ‘pay it forward’ ethos. I definitely feel like I couldn’t have ended up in a better place to build a business.
Most profound, life-changing, business moment?
Realising that I have the power to balance family life and business life without compromising one for the other.
Advice for a young woman stepping into the world from school, college or uni?
Surround yourself with inspirational mentors; learn from them, respect them, but don’t be afraid of speaking up when you have something to say.
Which book has had the greatest influence on your life?
Life Leverage by Rob Moore. It’s all about achieving more of your vision and goals in less of your time.
You create your own reality! Picture yourself achieving your goals, and you will mentally attract that outcome. It is about putting the right energy out into the universe.
“Fortune favours the bold”
Video From The Celebration
100 Most Influential Women 2018
Grow Exeter Magazine launched the ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’ in Exeter and the region in December 2017 and we received around 500 nominations for influential women from all walks of life; our panel was spoilt for choice and hard-pressed to select only 100 from the talented nominees that they viewed. The Launch of the ‘100 Most Influential Women’ awards in 2018 has perhaps even more value than in any other year as it was just 100 years ago that the first woman was granted the right to vote in the UK.
Women have truly shown that they can shine in any environment, whether that be in the boardroom, teaching our children, climbing mountains, navigating uncharted waters, they can do anything that they set their mind to and we can’t wait to celebrate our own talented 100.
Honouring women in our March edition of Grow Exeter fell in line with International Women’s Day on the 8th March and the 100 finalists have each been featured in this special edition. To see the 100 finalists individually featured, please grab a copy of our March edition by ordering through the link below. We will be publishing each woman online throughout March and April so keep an eye on our Facebook page or website for their stories.
A huge congratulations to everyone nominated and to the #100WomenExeter, you are all amazing!