Conversations of Inspiration
By Holly Tucker in association with NatWest
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As founder of Notonthehighstreet and Holly & Co, Holly Tucker has spent the last 15 years growing and empowering small businesses around the UK. In Conversations of Inspiration, Holly will talk to a new founder each week to hear the highs and lows encountered whilst building their business, and share some advice and inspiration along the way.
||Explicit16: 16. Do We Need To Shake Up The World Of Advertising? - Dave Buonaguidi, Artist and founder of Karmarama & St Lukes Advertising Agencies||You might not immediately know the name Dave Buonaguidi or be able to pronounce it, but he's truly one of a kind, and the ultimate pin-up in the world of advertising. He's made it his life's work to go against the grain and shake up the creative world..||16 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: 15. Putting Women At The Heart Of Business - Danielle Newnham & Natalie Bardega, founders of F equals||This week, Holly meets founders of F equals, Danielle and Natalie. As twins, they were natural co founders and, 4 years into building their business, are going from strength to strength as they find themselves in a political landscape which is crying o.||9 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: 14. When Creativity Sets You Free - Zack McLaughlin, founder of Paper and Wood||In this episode, Holly meets Zack - a phenomenally talented maker, who crafts lifelike and delicate birds by hand out of little more than paper and wood. In his deeply personal conversation, Zack reveals why birds became his source of inspiration, ...||2 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13: 13. Turning Business On Its Head - Henry Dimbleby MBE, co-founder of LEON||This week, Holly meets Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of LEON. Sharing his journey from gossip columnist and business consultant to restauranteur, Henry discusses the importance of being a founder with purpose. He talks about his huge ambition from day one.||25 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12: 12. The Power Of Being A True Outsider - Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, founder of The Black Farmer||Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, also known as The Black Farmer, is someone who has always followed his own path. After arriving from Jamaica at the age of 3, growing up in a terrace house in Birmingham, and being diagnosed as dyslexic - it might have seemed li.||18 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: 11. Building 'Good' Business Out Of Near Death - Jo Tutchener-Sharp, founder of Scamp & Dude||This week Holly talks to Jo Tutchener-Sharp who shares her incredible story. After leading a glamorous life in beauty PR, and running her own hugely successful agency, Jo had a life-altering moment which caused her to reevaluate everything. With a ...||11 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: 10. Ethical Businesses Are The Future - Edward Perry, co-founder of Cook||Do businesses have a responsibility to be a force for good in society, or do they exist solely to make profit? COOK is one of a growing number of B corps in the UK: businesses that are committed to being a force for good in society. In this episode of .||4 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: 9. When Creativity Goes Viral - Steve Wheen, founder of The Pothole Gardener||This week Holly is joined by Steve Wheen, The Pothole Gardener. A creative and artist who set out to bring happiness to the every day by creating miniature gardens in potholes across the country. What started as a side project, went on to become a vira.||28 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots - The power of thinking differently, thanks to Dyslexia||This week Holly is joined by Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, a networking website which has been dubbed Linkedin for creative professionals. Together they talk about their experiences as women in business, diversity in all its forms, dyslexia, and h.||21 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7: 7. The Strength Of Personality To Build A Brand - Johnnie Boden, founder of Boden||Since launching as a menswear catalogue in 1991, Boden has grown to become synonymous with a colourful and creative spirit, which founder Johnnie Boden personifies. Holly visited Johnnie, now creative director of the company, in Boden's London offices .||14 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6: 6. Bringing 'Happy' To The Retail Table - Emily Coxhead, founder of The Happy News||In a world where bad news dominates our headlines, Emily Coxhead created The Happy Newspaper: a newspaper which only shines a light on good news. Since starting with £500 raised through Kickstarter and handing out copies in care homes and hospitals, E||7 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5: 5. The Healing Power Of Becoming An Artisan - Andy Poplar, founder of Vinegar & Brown Paper||This week, Holly heads to Andy Poplar's studio space near Leeds. In this incredibly honest and at times emotional conversation, Andy sheds light on why he left his city job to fulfil his creative dreams. The company he started, Vinegar & Brown Paper, h.||30 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: 4. The Spirit Required To Build Iconic Brands - Jo Malone CBE, founder of Jo Loves||This week, Jo Malone CBE talks to Holly in the offices of Jo Loves about entrepreneurial spirit, finding the 'heart' of a business, fostering the next generation of SME's, and much more. One of the UK's best known entrepreneurs, this conversation is fu.||23 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: 3. Turning A Product Into A Commercial Force For Good - Molly Gunn, founder of Selfish Mother & The FMLY Store||In this episode, Holly welcomes Molly Gunn, founder of Selfish Mother and The FMLY Store. Selfish Mother began life as a blogzine after Molly left her 9-5 as a fashion journalist, which grew with the success of the 'Mother' Tee in 2014\. These tees hav.||16 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: 2. Allowing Your Community To Build Your Business - Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella||This week Holly visited Ella Mills in her kitchen to hear what Ella has learned from starting her wildly successful healthy eating company, Deliciously Ella. Since starting her Instagram blog in response to her illness, Ella has grown the Deliciously .||9 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: 1. The Power Of 'Doing It Yourself - Julie Deane OBE, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company||For the first episode of Conversations of Inspiration, Holly travelled to Cambridge to have tea with Julie Deane OBE, to hear about the rollercoaster ride that was the meteoric rise of the Cambridge Satchel Company. Over the course of their convers...||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon: Conversations of Inspiration||In Conversations of Inspiration, Holly Tucker will be hearing from some of the founders of Britain's most iconic brands, as well as some incredible small businesses, to find out how they made a career doing what they love.||29 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Such amazing and inspirational insight!!
Holly is right, the best way to inspire is to hear other people’s stories. Such an amazing collection here of utterly inspiring and hard working woman, listening to them makes me believe my dreams ARE possible. Thank you Holly for collating these and making them such a pleasure to listen to, I laughed and cried - thank you!
Love listening to your first podcast, it’s obviously super inspiring but touches on all the points, worries and hurdles of having a small business. Also such great flow and structure to the podcast, it felt like I was sitting in the room listening to a private conversation. Looking forward to the next one!
Holly Tucker - conversations of inspiration
Really insightful discussion into the Satchel company’s back story and lessons learned. Particularly liked the notion of every time you spend money you are casting your vote for the kind of world you want to live in. Great conversation. Looking forward to the next one.