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.

Lesley Eccles – When Founding Another Global Startup was the Only Answer

Interview | Episode 94

Our guest this week, Lesley Eccles, spent more than ten years building a startup into a huge success, only to find the company sold by the other investors without receiving a cent. Just two years later the business was valued at over 11 billion dollars! There’s no doubt that serial Scottish entrepreneur Lesley Eccles has ridden the startup rollercoaster on a grand scale. What we find so incredible and inspiring is how she’s bounced back from the devastating loss of her and her co-founders’ first business hit, FanDuel, to focus on starting a business all over again. This time she’s brought her knowledge of running and scaling a technology business to build the number one relationship and self care app, Relish.

Future Proof Me – The Narratives We Tell Ourselves

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 93

Valentine’s Day was only a week or two prior to us recording this episode and it really brought home how we’re often primed to make our self worth dependent on being loved or valued by others. Whereas what really counts, is what we think and say to ourselves! In this week’s mini episode you'll hear from two super wise and diverse women who talk about the importance of our inner narratives and how they think about them ....

Greta Thomas – Creating Her Own Path

Interview | Episode 92

For those of you listening in the past few weeks, you’ll know that we have finally relented to the many requests over time to share our own stories. This week, it's co-host Greta’s turn to be interviewed by Claire!  Claire loved chatting with Greta about her innovative and fascinating career journey to date.  Greta's career has been anything but ordinary; starting out as a professional ballet dancer and then moving onto roles with McKinsey, the Executive teams of eBay and Sydney Opera House, and as European Commercial and Marketing Director for Bono's (PRODUCT)RED, amongst others. She now has a portfolio career which includes being a Non-Executive Board Director and Strategy & Innovation Advisor ...

Future Proof Me – The Value of Dreaming Big

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 91

This week’s mini ‘Future Proof Me’ episode is all about the power of dreaming big. One person who’s a passionate believer in the power of the dreams we make for ourselves is stationery and Swedish design entrepreneur, Kristina Karlsson - the founder of kikki.K. Kristina makes a big distinction between goal setting and dreaming. Goal setting is a rational process where you take reality into account, while dreaming, she says, is where you let go of reality and really think about what you would most love to happen - to create your dream life....

Claire Hatton – Living Life to the Full

Interview | Episode 90

By popular demand, we’re excited to share a unique episode with you today. We’re pretty excited because we’ve been asked to do this since we launched the podcast nearly 3 years ago.  If you haven’t already guessed, we’ve finally relented and will be sharing our own career stories and journeys with you. Today you get to hear all about Claire’s extraordinary career and journey.  Whilst normally you’d hear both of us asking questions, of course today, only Greta is asking the questions. Claire, of course, will be answering them. (Yippee!)  Greta was blown away by Claire’s remarkable career to date....

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