Welcome to the empowering ambitious women podcast helping you to smash through the glass-ceiling to reach your full potential. Enlightening, challenging and empowering this show celebrates ambitious women and empowers women with big dreams who just know they were born to play a big game. Many women struggle with issues like advancing their career, owning their worth, and having visibility and influence. Our guests are extraordinary ambitious women and leaders who step up and share their personal stories of struggle, their insights and ups, and downs on their journey toward success. The best learning and empowerment comes from the ambitious women who have to lead the way. We believe that every woman is capable of achieving anything she desires. We are focused on having an impact and turning talk into action to bring about change with advancing women.
EAW06 - Angela Ferguson On Ways To Excel In A Male Dominated Industry
Angela Ferguson is the MD of leading interior and architectural workplace design firm, Futurespace. As a woman in a male-dominated industry, Angela is creating pathways for other women to step up and achieve success. She is also focused on developing the next generation of workplace designers, helping them develop the skills and confidence to make it in a tough industry. Angela shares her advice and experiences on overcoming challenges in building a successful career. A not to be missed episode for ambitious women.
EAW05 - Catriona Pollard On The Power of Building Your Personal Brand.
In this episode, Catriona Pollard shares her expertise on the Power of Building Your Personal Brand. Catriona shares her story about how she moved from being relatively unknown to a recognised expert. She also shares trade secrets and techniques that can help to build a reputation, and enable new career opportunities. Catriona's story is such an inspiration. She overcame her fears and self-doubt particularly around putting herself out there. Catriona knows the importance of overcoming your fears, to thrive. This is a must listen for anyone who has fear and self-doubt, and you're looking for ways to push through it.
EAW04 - Kelly Jamieson from Edible Blooms shares how she built a start-up into a successful multinational business.
In this episode, Kelly talks about how show built the highly successful chocolate gift emporium, Edible Blooms. In 2011 Kelly was named as the SA Telstra Business Women of the Year. With a background in marketing and business development Kelly has worked in professional services, publishing and membership organisations. A self-confessed chocoholic, she is passionate about growing her business and helping other women to achieve both their professional and personal goals.
EAW03 - Bec Derrington Shares How To Gain Free Publicity to Lift Your Profile
In this interview, Bec talks about Media Relations and how to Gain Free Publicity. Why she set up SourceBottle and the resistance she initially encountered; how social media, especially Twitter, was instrumental to her success; as well as sharing tips for successfully pitching to a journalist; and how to avoid being 'bland'. PR is a key tool ambitious women can use to build their profile and personal brand - so listen in.
EAW02 - Cyan Ta'eed, 2015 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year
Founded in 2006 in Cyan's parent's garage. Envato is a creative eco-system, encompassing the largest digital marketplace in the world. Its 6 million members buy and sell digital stock and services. Envato has delivered over $400 million dollars of earnings to their community of creatives so far. Cyan is the 2015 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year. And Envato was awarded Job Advisor's Coolest Company for Women 2015.Cyan Ta'eed is one of the most sought-after women on the speaker circuit, especially for women in tech and entrepreneurial events. She is determined to say "yes" to as many invitations as possible, even though she has fear, and suffers from impostor syndrome.
EAW01 - Diem Fuggersberger sharing her journey from child refugee to award winning business woman
Arriving in Australia as a child refugee from Vietnam, with no belongings, no home, and no English, Diem Fuggersberger has risen from challenging beginnings to be a proud, passionate and values driven, multi award winning businesswoman. Diem has built a multi-million dollar food-manufacturing business. Diem's businessBerger Ingredients is the supplier behind many high profile food brands including Primo Smallgoods, as well as the home brands of major supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths and Aldi. Diem recently realised her dream launching her now award winning food range Coco and Lucas' Kitchen which is Australia's first junior foodie range of deliciously healthy pre-made meals for 3 to 12-year-olds.
Caroline has expressed the women in these podcast as they truly are; inspiring. The heartfelt emotion in each one of these episodes are genuine and understanding to every woman. If you're a woman, and need some extra inspiration, LISTEN to this! They inspire me to be the woman we alldeserve to be.
Women to the front!
Inspiring content presented in a down-to-earth but makes-you-think kind of way! Caroline has curated a fantastic list of guests with unique stories, but universal messages for all ambitious women. I particularly loved the episodes with Diem Fuggersberger (ep 1) and Angela Ferguson (ep 6). Although it's a podcast, it's not just talk - practical, actionable ideas are discussed to support the journeys of women as they go up up and up!
Truly empowering to hear from these women. It's so refreshing to hear genuine stories of resilience and bravery to push the boundaries, makes me know I can achieve my goals too, a must listen for all women. "It’s about having the courage to be confident", I love that!