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.

Future Proof Me – Solving Problems That Computers Can’t

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 69

Gotta problem? Then listen up! Our first mini episode for August shares some tips to help you solve gnarly problems better.  Many Future of Work experts agree that complex problem solving skills will be in strong demand. These are the kinds of problems that computers and AI can’t solve because they are only as good as the (historical) data we program into them. Even the best algorithms can’t solve complex problems in the creative way a human brain can ...

Brianne West – Running the World’s most Sustainable Cosmetics Company

Interview | Episode 68

Our guest on the podcast this week is Brianne West, the New Zealander serial entrepreneur and founder of global sustainable cosmetics company, Ethique.  Brianne has a bold and pioneering mission, to rid the world of single-use plastics. She started Ethique to replace all those bottled products we use in our bathrooms, from shampoos to moisturisers, with solid bars of concentrated product. We’ve been so impressed with the degree of sustainability and ethical practices that Brianne has baked into her business ....

Future Proof Me – Lasting the Distance

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 67

Do you get impacted by all the negativity in the News? Are you feeling pretty disheartened about COVID-19’s continued impact on our lives and routines? If you’re nodding your head right now, then this week’s mini episode on ‘Lasting the Distance’ could be just what you need to shake off that cloudy feeling. Hear Claire and Greta talk about how they’re feeling, stories of what they’re actions they’re taking to stay resilient, and hear three key tips to get through these tricky and uncertain times. 

Hayley Markham – The Unflappable Entrepreneur

Interview | Episode 66

Our guest this week is one of the co-founders of an international venture all about teaching the younger generation to code.  Hayely Markham is co-founder and COO of Code Camp, which to date has reached 90,000 children with their holiday and after school camps, and online programs, in Australia and also the UK.  Hayley co-founded Code Camp seven years ago and as you’ll hear, this hard working pragmatist and efficiency queen got started in the business when her third child was just two weeks old .....

Future Proof Me – How an Innovator Stays Creative

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 65

Welcome to this week’s mini Future Proof Me episode all about how to stay creative in a busy world. We loved the advice that serial Canadian entrepreneur and founder, Vicki Saunders shared with us when we spoke to her last year. If you’re struggling to have fresh ideas or see old problems from new perspectives, then this mini episode may be just what you need!

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