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.

Championing the Circular Economy – Lisa Saunders

Interview | Episode 155

Our episode this week is packed with great advice and stories thanks to our guest, social entrepreneur Lisa Saunders. Less than three years ago, Lisa and her partner Adrian decided they had to do something to stop so many household goods from being sent to landfill. Specifically, they made a life changing decision to prevent as many electronic appliances and tech products as they could from being thrown away. As a result, ‘Arnie’s Recon’ was born....

From Side Hustle to Multi Million Dollar Business – Chi Mai

Interview | Episode 154

Our guest on the show today is a successful entrepreneur who has leveraged the power of social media to grow her one-time side hustle into a multi million dollar business. Chi Mai, was born and raised in Hanoi in Vietnam. She came to Australia to study and it was in Melbourne some years later that her career took an unexpected turn.  Instead of the corporate career she’d always imagined, she ended up with no experience and barely in her 20’s, starting a jewelry business....

The ‘Secret Sauce’ Behind Successful Change

Bonus Episode | Episode 153

This week’s episode covers surely one of the most topical subjects right now: how to deliver or be part of successful change at work. If the Pandemic wasn’t enough, digital disruption and changing economic and geo-political conditions are certainly ensuring that virtually every business we know of is running a change project of some sort. That’s especially true for one of our listeners who got in touch and asked us for any tips or advice we could give her to support a big change project in her workplace.  So we decided what better time to explore this important topic and figure out if there’s a ‘secret sauce’ to successful change? ...

What Surfing Taught Us About Learning

Bonus Episode | Episode 152

It all began with a provocative question from Claire and it ended with Greta spending last week learning to surf in Bali! Now if you know anything about surfing then you’ll be laughing right now because you’ll know there’s only so much you can learn in a week! Back in podcast HQ, complete with a few bruises and very sore arms (paddling and pop ups are hard people!!), it got us thinking about the lessons and crazy wipeouts that so many new learning experiences can entail. We also asked ourselves, “what is the best way to learn a new work or hobby-related skill?” ...

How to Discover Your Strengths and Thrive

How To Episode | Episode 151

Leaning into your strengths is perhaps the most powerful thing you can do as an individual to progress your career AND enjoy it more.  And if it’s that important we figured we should have a conversation about this! So we did! :-) In this week’s episode, Claire and Greta have a lot of fun talking about everything you need to know to own your strengths, thrive and feel more fulfilled. Wherever you’re at in your career, we can all benefit from pausing and asking ourselves “how much am I using my strengths this week?” ...

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