24. Easy ways for start-ups and small businesses to improve their social media with Katie Leeson of The Social Chain

Are you struggling to keep ahead of the curve with social media? Feel like you can't compete with the big brands? or just generally feeling demotivated? This week I'm joined by Katie Leeson, Managing Director of Social Chain, a global social media marketing agency with high-profile clients including SuperDry, Spotify, Microsoft, 20th Century Fox and Just Eat, to name just a few. Katie and I both share the same area of interest so in this episode we are sharing some top tips that will help small brands think BIG in terms of their social media marketing.

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23. HR & Startups: What you need to know with Gemma Bullivant

This week I want to help you understand HR as a startup or small business. HR might fill you with dread and make you feel scared, so I’m joined by Gemma Bullivant, an HR Coach and Partner who has more than 20 years of HR experience. From working on the frontline and getting the HR basics in place, to taking a seat at the boardroom table as a strategic partner and confidante to the CEO. Gemma is going to break those HR assumptions you might have and make it all a little less scary!

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22. Why it's never too late to change your career completely with Actress Elysia Wren

This week I'm so bloody excited to have this lady on the podcast with me. Elysia is an old school friend of mine, but she's also an incredible actress. After working in the city for a financial PR company, she went on to study Sociology at Warwick University before deciding to go to drama school. Elysia then landed the lead role in Fast and Furious Live after auditioning to be the understudy and toured both the UK and Europe.

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20. What’s it like to be a woman in tech with Zoe Willis, Executive Vice President, Marketing at EQUIIS Technologies

Zoe is an incredible career woman whose story will inspire anyone wanting to climb the career ladder within a business. She’s the Executive Vice President, Marketing at EQUIIS technologies. Before joining the rapidly growing Swiss tech firm, Zoe was the commercial director at Hearst magazines. In this episode we are talking all about women in tech.

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19. How to Scale Your Business with Alison Cooper, Founder of Alicia J Diamonds, Palm Grove Investments and En-Route International

This week I am joined by serial entrepreneur Alison Cooper to talk all about how to scale your business. Today I am sitting down with someone very special to me. She’s one of the people who encouraged me to go it solo and start my own business. Alison Cooper is an award-winning entrepreneur and active investor, and founder of global on-board food and service solutions experts, En Route International Ltd. Most recently, Alison has founded Alicia J, a bespoke diamond and engagement ring business that aims to help young people navigate the incomprehensible minefield that is buying an engagement ring.

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18. How to start a business when you don't know what you're doing - with Natalie Glaze, Co-Founder Stay Wild Swim

This week Instagrammer and Co-Founder of Sustainable Swimwear Brand 'Stay Wild Swim' Natalie Glaze joins me to talk about the reality of running a start up from scratch, how no one knows what they're doing and how to use the internet to start a business. Nat is my best friend too - it's always so nice to have my friends or people I know on the podcast! Find out what we did at uni and more...press play!

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The Winging It Podcast Episode 17. How to be a millennial in business with Angelica Malin, Editor-in-Chief of About Time Magazine

This week I'm joined by Angelica Malin - an entrepreneur, event host and broadcaster. She is the Editor-in-Chief of About Time Magazine, one of the UK's most popular lifestyle websites, which she started at the age of 22. This week we're talking all about what it's like to be a millennial in business, imposter syndrome, what success means and more.

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The Winging It Podcast Episode 15: From Influencer to Business Woman with Sarah Ashcroft

Sarah Ashcroft is one of the UK's most followed Fashion Influencers with a following of 1M followers. She's recently made the jump from Influencer to business woman, launching her own fashion brand SLA The Label. In this episode Sarah talks us through her career, starting a business and is sharing some absolute golden nuggets on how to work with influencers!

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Branding Tips for People Who Aren’t Branding Savvy

Let’s face it, we’re not all creatively gifted in ALL areas. I’ll be the first one to put my hands up and say I can’t draw for cookies and I wasn’t never good at art, so I was never going to make it as a graphic designer, nor did I want to be. However, I’ve always had an extremely vivid imagination and an idea of how I want things to look, so our expansion from social media into branding and design was a natural step for me. People admired the way my brand [link to sassy website] looked and asked if I could do the same for them. So I thought it might be time to share my branding tips for people who aren’t branding savvy.

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Winging It Episode 13. How to Have a Positive Relationship With Your Money

This episode is a long one, but don't let that put you off. We're joined by Chloe Slade, Manifestation and Mindset coach to talk all about your relationship with money, and how to make it a positive one. Chloe shares her top tips with us for manifesting and creating a positive money mindset, so that you can thrive in business and live the life that you've always dreamed of.

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11. Branding 101: How to Create Your Brand, Rebrand and Stay On Brand with Lucy Hitchcock, Owner Sassy Digital

Whether you’re working with a company, or working on your own company you’ll always need to understand exactly who your brand is in order to effectively communicate this to your customers. If you don’t understand your brand or the direction you’re heading, then it’s likely that your customers won’t either.

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The Winging It Podcast: Episode 10 - Why it’s hard to be a start-up…the honest, gritty truth about running a small business - with the Squirrel Sisters

n this episode I'm talking to Gracie and Sophie Tyrell, also known as the Squirrel Sisters! The sisters have a range of award-winning healthy snacks that are available across the nation. Now it’s always been my intent to provide an honest view of what it’s like to start your own business, and Sophie and Gracie were very keen to come on and share their experiences.

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The Winging It Podcast Ep. 9 - Community Over Competition with Sapphire Bates of The Coven

This week Sapphire Bates, founder of the hugely popular online members club for Women in business - The Coven. Sapphire has founded the Community Over Competition campaign which aims to spread love and raise awareness that women should stick together in business, not tear each other down. Spread love, not hate! So in this episode we're talking all things community - why you should support your sisters and even how to deal with jealousy yourself.

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