Women on a Mission!

Hear fascinating stories from innovative and pioneering women around the globe and get to know the person behind the success story - you know, the one who has experienced the same kind of doubts, fears and tough times as most of us have.

Look out for bonus ‘How To’ episodes where our Co-Hosts, experienced leaders and Non Executive Directors Claire Hatton and Greta Thomas, explore common career issues and share practical and proven tools to tackle these challenges.

Sophia Athas – 20-Something Founder and Creative Trendsetter

Interview | Episode 79

This week we talk to the self-taught, entrepreneurial founder of a thriving new-age creative agency called Hatrik House, Sophia Athas.  Sophia’s business started out simply as a creative outlet and side hustle for when she was studying law at university. In the years that followed, Sophia realised she had the makings of a business as her work on social media attracted attention and turned her into a brand influencer in her own right. Hatrik House has now grown to become a fully fledged agency focusing on social media and content with a talented team of women helping service a whole host of brands....

Future Proof Me – The Magic of Yes

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 78

This week’s mini, Future Proof Me episode features some insightful advice about saying “Yes” to the unknown, even when it really scares you. We hear from fashion entrepreneur Caroline Issa, the CEO of the Tank group which includes the revered global fashion and culture magazine, Tank Magazine. We loved Caroline’s openness to embrace unexpected and unfamiliar opportunities. It seems so relevant in this time of COVID when nearly all of us are navigating the unfamiliar on an almost daily basis!

Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas – Humour as a Superpower

Interview | Episode 77

We think you’re going to love this week’s episode featuring two super impressive women who, amongst other things, teach at Stanford University’s famed Graduate School of Business (GSB). Yes, today you get two for the price of one! Despite their serious surrounds, these two are determined to bring levity and humour to the world having discovered just how powerful humour can be in dark times and at work. Jennifer and Naomi began teaching the importance of humour to MBA students and then realised that what they’d discovered was what the world really needed right now . . . hence their new book out this week, ‘Humour, Seriously’. You don't want to miss this fun filled conversation ...

Future Proof Me – Advice on Starting your Idea

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 76

This week’s 'Future Proof Me' mini episode shares some great advice if you’re contemplating starting your own business or side hustle. We were so inspired by social enterprise founder Navyn Salem when we had her on the show a year or so ago. She told us how, when she had the idea to set up a social enterprise to tackle malnutrition in children in developing countries, everyone told her it couldn’t be done. In this mini episode, Navyn shares advice about how to get started and how to approach the many problems any founder is sure to encounter....

How to Build Your Network

How To Episode | Episode 75

This week’s episode is one of our ‘How To’ episodes and we’re covering that sometimes awkward topic of networking. One of our guests has described your network as your ‘net worth’ and while that may be an exaggeration, there’s no doubt who you know can really make a difference to opportunities that may come your way. Particularly if you’re in the position of wanting to change industries or jobs. Of course, building your network during COVID can be a little bit trickier and we talk about this during the episode....

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