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Looking for a spark of inspiration? Welcome to Self-Made Women, the podcast hosted by entrepreneur and agency founder Corrie Jones. Each episode, Corrie interviews incredible, trail-blazing women in business to see how they got to where they are today and the honest advice they have to share from along the way.

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Latest Episodes

#013 Ina Yulo: Exploring The Power Of Learning & Why Saying No Isn't A Failure

This episode of Self-Made Women features the brilliant Ina Yulo. A WeAreTheCity Rising Star winner for 2018, Ina is the Senior Content Strategy Manager at BrightTALK. BrightTALK provide webinar and video content to professionals who want to learn new skills across all different industries, so as you might expect, Ina is a huge advocate for learning and personal development. Be ready to feel inspired to learn a new skill after listening to this episode. "I think it’s so important to know what you don’t know, but then do something about it.”

41 min2018 AUG 23
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#013 Ina Yulo: Exploring The Power Of Learning & Why Saying No Isn't A Failure

#012 Marija Butkovic: Being A Woman In Wearable Tech & Using Public Speaking To Grow Your Business

Marija Butkovic is thefounder and CEO of Women of Wearables, the UK and Europe'sfirst organisation that supports, connects and mentors women in wearable tech. If running one business wasn’t enough, Marija is also theco-founder of Kisha Smart Umbrella,a wearable tech startup behind the world's smartest fashion tech umbrella. Over the course of her career, Marija has beenfeatured in major tech and business publications such as TechCrunch, The Next Web andHuffington Post. In 2017, she wasselected as one of the Most Influential Women in UK tech by Computer Weekly. In this conversation,Marija shares what it’s like to be a female founderin a very male-dominated industry, how you can use public speaking to grow your business and why you should always ask to be paid for the public speaking that you do. “We can all say that we are proud supporters of diversity and having women in these industries, but true support comes from paying women, from funding them, from providing actual support t...

44 min2018 AUG 23
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#012 Marija Butkovic: Being A Woman In Wearable Tech & Using Public Speaking To Grow Your Business

#011 Ashleigh Hinde: Disrupting An Industry & Putting Your Customers First

This episode of Self-Made Women features Ashleigh Hinde, founder and CEO of Waldo. Through her own experiences as a contact lens wearer and her research on what the industry needed, Ashleigh created Waldo to sell daily, affordable contact lenses online that are delivered straight to the customers' doors. This interview is packed full of brilliant advice from Ashleigh - listen to her share how an entrepreneurship course at Harvard helped her to launch her business, why she thinks the gender bias in business has to stop and how she’s not afraid to disrupt an entire industry by starting Waldo. "I've never thought of being a woman as a limiting factor, it just is what it is. I think the whole gender bias that comes with entrepreneurship, it absolutely has to be broken, because there's no real sound reasoning for it. The most successful companies are the ones that embrace diversity."

29 min2018 JUL 17
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#011 Ashleigh Hinde: Disrupting An Industry & Putting Your Customers First

#010 Lucy Ward: Finding Inspiration From Your Environment & Thriving In A Start-Up

Meet Lucy Ward, Creative Brand Director at Trouva, a place to discover a handpicked collection of the best independent shops and boutiques. In this episode of Self-Made Women, Lucy shares what it was like to join Trouva right at the beginning of their start-up journey and how she's led her editorial team with passion and focus to get to where they are today. She also talks about why she draws creativity and inspiration from independent retailers; the importance of mentorship; and why it pays to be nice to people. “However successful you get or however bad your day has been, it pays to be nice to people.”

33 min2018 JUN 24
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#010 Lucy Ward: Finding Inspiration From Your Environment & Thriving In A Start-Up

#009 Jessica Siskin: Cooking Up A Business From Rice Krispies

Jessica Siskin is the creative mastermind behind the hugely popular MisterKrisp, a business that makes intricate and colourful Rice Krispie Treats in any form you can imagine -including Rice Krispie versions of Oprah, Yoda, burgers, unicorns and so many more.In this episode, find out what inspired Jessica to start making Rice Krispie Treats and how her passion for creating them has led to a book deal, brand partnerships, over 70,000 followers on Instagram, countless customer orders, and being featured in press around the world. “The moment I realised that I could, I was struck by what I call an aha moment, like Oprah, to make a Rice Krispies Treat cheeseburger.”

20 min2018 MAY 27
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#009 Jessica Siskin: Cooking Up A Business From Rice Krispies

#008 Syreeta Challinger: Creating Light Out Of The Darkness

This soul-baring episode features Syreeta Challinger, co-founder of Moments of Sense & Style, a lifestyle store and studio. For over 13 years, Syreeta worked in Product Development for global high street brands across London, Manchester, Shanghai and Hong Kong. In 2014, her partner Rob suffered a severe brain haemorrhage and stroke and life changed in an instant. From times of darkness, Syreeta created her business and in this podcast she gives an honest insight into all of the ups and downs that have come along with it. “I came to the conclusion that it’s not up to anybody else to give me another chance, no knight in shining armour is coming to hand me a solution to this. It’s up to me.”

33 min2018 APR 25
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#008 Syreeta Challinger: Creating Light Out Of The Darkness

#007 Nicole Pretorius: Empowering Women To Enter & Remain In Tech

This episode stars the founder of She Can Code, Nicole Pretorius. She Can Code isan organisation that are empowering women to enter and remain in the tech industry,with a new product coming out that helps women to navigate their tech career pathsbydiscovering companies and events through personalised recommendations. In this conversation, Nicoletalked about why inequalities even exist in tech employment opportunities,how she remains driven inher mission, what she does to de-stressas a busy business founder and lots more. "Everyone's going to make mistakes, when you're doing something like this you take a lot of risk and you have to not be afraid to be ashamed. You have to realise that the odds are against you, you're going to fail, and that'sokay."

27 min2018 APR 5
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#007 Nicole Pretorius: Empowering Women To Enter & Remain In Tech

#006 Olivia Tripp: Hosting Brand Events & Making Your First Hire

Olivia Tripp is the founder of Weekend:IN, a digital marketing agency that create innovative ideas to help independent brands connect, engage and grow their audiences. In this episode, Olivia talks about her own business journey, including how she's grown her business by hostingevents for brands, the best ways to manage client relationships, and when to start growing your team. "Being in this environment of 'you can do anything' and having people around you to push you on is a really great thing."

31 min2018 MAR 15
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#006 Olivia Tripp: Hosting Brand Events & Making Your First Hire

#005 Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi: Inspiring Women To Design The Lives They Want

Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi is the founder of For Working Ladies, a platform which produces practical content for women across career, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle topics. In this episode, Corrie and Elizabeth speak about what it takes to create and manage a community online and in real life, why it's helpful to plan out your business goals, as well as how important it is for female founders to be supported by other like-minded ladies. "We do undersell ourselves a lot, because we don't want to come across like we're boasting. But at the end of the day, if you've done the work then you've done the work, and you should make noise about it."

26 min2018 MAR 6
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#005 Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi: Inspiring Women To Design The Lives They Want

#004 Sophie French: Crushing The "Can't" In Your Head

What would you achieve if you had nothing holding you back? Sophie French is a life coach and business mentor who helps her clients to shake off their uncertainties, change the game and create a 'chin-drippingly delicious life', as she calls it. In this episode, Corrie and Sophie chat about how you can start believing in your own value,the importance of investing in your personal development, and what it's like to run a business from abroad. "When you invest in yourself, you are investing in your life, knowledge, skills and business - and that has a lasting effect for forever."

28 min2018 FEB 26
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#004 Sophie French: Crushing The "Can't" In Your Head

Latest Episodes

#013 Ina Yulo: Exploring The Power Of Learning & Why Saying No Isn't A Failure

This episode of Self-Made Women features the brilliant Ina Yulo. A WeAreTheCity Rising Star winner for 2018, Ina is the Senior Content Strategy Manager at BrightTALK. BrightTALK provide webinar and video content to professionals who want to learn new skills across all different industries, so as you might expect, Ina is a huge advocate for learning and personal development. Be ready to feel inspired to learn a new skill after listening to this episode. "I think it’s so important to know what you don’t know, but then do something about it.”

41 min2018 AUG 23
Comments
#013 Ina Yulo: Exploring The Power Of Learning & Why Saying No Isn't A Failure

#012 Marija Butkovic: Being A Woman In Wearable Tech & Using Public Speaking To Grow Your Business

Marija Butkovic is thefounder and CEO of Women of Wearables, the UK and Europe'sfirst organisation that supports, connects and mentors women in wearable tech. If running one business wasn’t enough, Marija is also theco-founder of Kisha Smart Umbrella,a wearable tech startup behind the world's smartest fashion tech umbrella. Over the course of her career, Marija has beenfeatured in major tech and business publications such as TechCrunch, The Next Web andHuffington Post. In 2017, she wasselected as one of the Most Influential Women in UK tech by Computer Weekly. In this conversation,Marija shares what it’s like to be a female founderin a very male-dominated industry, how you can use public speaking to grow your business and why you should always ask to be paid for the public speaking that you do. “We can all say that we are proud supporters of diversity and having women in these industries, but true support comes from paying women, from funding them, from providing actual support t...

44 min2018 AUG 23
Comments
#012 Marija Butkovic: Being A Woman In Wearable Tech & Using Public Speaking To Grow Your Business

#011 Ashleigh Hinde: Disrupting An Industry & Putting Your Customers First

This episode of Self-Made Women features Ashleigh Hinde, founder and CEO of Waldo. Through her own experiences as a contact lens wearer and her research on what the industry needed, Ashleigh created Waldo to sell daily, affordable contact lenses online that are delivered straight to the customers' doors. This interview is packed full of brilliant advice from Ashleigh - listen to her share how an entrepreneurship course at Harvard helped her to launch her business, why she thinks the gender bias in business has to stop and how she’s not afraid to disrupt an entire industry by starting Waldo. "I've never thought of being a woman as a limiting factor, it just is what it is. I think the whole gender bias that comes with entrepreneurship, it absolutely has to be broken, because there's no real sound reasoning for it. The most successful companies are the ones that embrace diversity."

29 min2018 JUL 17
Comments
#011 Ashleigh Hinde: Disrupting An Industry & Putting Your Customers First

#010 Lucy Ward: Finding Inspiration From Your Environment & Thriving In A Start-Up

Meet Lucy Ward, Creative Brand Director at Trouva, a place to discover a handpicked collection of the best independent shops and boutiques. In this episode of Self-Made Women, Lucy shares what it was like to join Trouva right at the beginning of their start-up journey and how she's led her editorial team with passion and focus to get to where they are today. She also talks about why she draws creativity and inspiration from independent retailers; the importance of mentorship; and why it pays to be nice to people. “However successful you get or however bad your day has been, it pays to be nice to people.”

33 min2018 JUN 24
Comments
#010 Lucy Ward: Finding Inspiration From Your Environment & Thriving In A Start-Up

#009 Jessica Siskin: Cooking Up A Business From Rice Krispies

Jessica Siskin is the creative mastermind behind the hugely popular MisterKrisp, a business that makes intricate and colourful Rice Krispie Treats in any form you can imagine -including Rice Krispie versions of Oprah, Yoda, burgers, unicorns and so many more.In this episode, find out what inspired Jessica to start making Rice Krispie Treats and how her passion for creating them has led to a book deal, brand partnerships, over 70,000 followers on Instagram, countless customer orders, and being featured in press around the world. “The moment I realised that I could, I was struck by what I call an aha moment, like Oprah, to make a Rice Krispies Treat cheeseburger.”

20 min2018 MAY 27
Comments
#009 Jessica Siskin: Cooking Up A Business From Rice Krispies

#008 Syreeta Challinger: Creating Light Out Of The Darkness

This soul-baring episode features Syreeta Challinger, co-founder of Moments of Sense & Style, a lifestyle store and studio. For over 13 years, Syreeta worked in Product Development for global high street brands across London, Manchester, Shanghai and Hong Kong. In 2014, her partner Rob suffered a severe brain haemorrhage and stroke and life changed in an instant. From times of darkness, Syreeta created her business and in this podcast she gives an honest insight into all of the ups and downs that have come along with it. “I came to the conclusion that it’s not up to anybody else to give me another chance, no knight in shining armour is coming to hand me a solution to this. It’s up to me.”

33 min2018 APR 25
Comments
#008 Syreeta Challinger: Creating Light Out Of The Darkness

#007 Nicole Pretorius: Empowering Women To Enter & Remain In Tech

This episode stars the founder of She Can Code, Nicole Pretorius. She Can Code isan organisation that are empowering women to enter and remain in the tech industry,with a new product coming out that helps women to navigate their tech career pathsbydiscovering companies and events through personalised recommendations. In this conversation, Nicoletalked about why inequalities even exist in tech employment opportunities,how she remains driven inher mission, what she does to de-stressas a busy business founder and lots more. "Everyone's going to make mistakes, when you're doing something like this you take a lot of risk and you have to not be afraid to be ashamed. You have to realise that the odds are against you, you're going to fail, and that'sokay."

27 min2018 APR 5
Comments
#007 Nicole Pretorius: Empowering Women To Enter & Remain In Tech

#006 Olivia Tripp: Hosting Brand Events & Making Your First Hire

Olivia Tripp is the founder of Weekend:IN, a digital marketing agency that create innovative ideas to help independent brands connect, engage and grow their audiences. In this episode, Olivia talks about her own business journey, including how she's grown her business by hostingevents for brands, the best ways to manage client relationships, and when to start growing your team. "Being in this environment of 'you can do anything' and having people around you to push you on is a really great thing."

31 min2018 MAR 15
Comments
#006 Olivia Tripp: Hosting Brand Events & Making Your First Hire

#005 Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi: Inspiring Women To Design The Lives They Want

Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi is the founder of For Working Ladies, a platform which produces practical content for women across career, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle topics. In this episode, Corrie and Elizabeth speak about what it takes to create and manage a community online and in real life, why it's helpful to plan out your business goals, as well as how important it is for female founders to be supported by other like-minded ladies. "We do undersell ourselves a lot, because we don't want to come across like we're boasting. But at the end of the day, if you've done the work then you've done the work, and you should make noise about it."

26 min2018 MAR 6
Comments
#005 Elizabeth Akanbi-Ogabi: Inspiring Women To Design The Lives They Want

#004 Sophie French: Crushing The "Can't" In Your Head

What would you achieve if you had nothing holding you back? Sophie French is a life coach and business mentor who helps her clients to shake off their uncertainties, change the game and create a 'chin-drippingly delicious life', as she calls it. In this episode, Corrie and Sophie chat about how you can start believing in your own value,the importance of investing in your personal development, and what it's like to run a business from abroad. "When you invest in yourself, you are investing in your life, knowledge, skills and business - and that has a lasting effect for forever."

28 min2018 FEB 26
Comments
#004 Sophie French: Crushing The "Can't" In Your Head
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