Welcome to the Life Things Podcast with your hosts, Keagan Carlin & Thithi Nteta. Join us as we chat to women who are killing it in their industries, making mistakes and sharing their Life Things along the way.
Creative director & entrepreneur, Hayley Doron Weil on starting 2 businesses (one during a Pandemic) and her surprising decision to close shop
In this episode of The Life Things Podcast, Thithi Nteta talks to Hayley Doron Weil, about how she took two gap years and built two businesses during that time, one of them during the Pandemic. A talented creative director, Hayley is the founder of That Ad Store (an online store for advertising) and Urban Hound Social (one-of-a-kind handcrafted fur child apparel and bedding) which retails on Superbalist. In this conversation Hayley and Thithi talk about her entrepreneurial journey, her decision to close shop and the lessons she has learnt whilst building her businesses.
Brett Robson, former-blogger & founder of fashion brand: Brett Robson on the importance of trying things and having people who believe in your dreams
In this episode of The Life Things Podcast Keagan Kingsley Carlin and Thithi Nteta talk to Brett Robson, former-blogger & founder of ladies fashion brand and e-commerce platform Brett Robson on the importance of trying things and having people who believe in your dreams.
Having started her successful business at the age of 25, Brett takes us her through her incredible career and journey towards building her brand, the lessons she has learnt along the way, her approach to management and leadership.
Sunni Faba on the power of storytelling and representation
In this episode of The Life Things Podcast, Thithi Nteta talks to Sunni Faba, a SAFTA nominated writer and
director, whose recent scriptwriting work: the romantic comedy How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding debuted on Netflix in 2020.
A passionate storyteller with an impressive body of work as a writer and director, Sunni shares her views on representation, mental health and the responsibility one has to send the elevator down for others once they have gotten to the top or near the top of their game.
Gugu Nkabinde, solutions architect & founder of Gugu Intimates on the value of investing in your personal growth whilst running a business.
In this episode of The Life Things Podcast Keagan Kingsley Carlin and Thithi Nteta talk to Gugu Nkabinde, a solutions architect and the founder of Gugu Intimates, Africa’s first skin-coloured underwear range.
A self proclaimed adventurer, Gugu takes her through her incredible career and journey towards building her brand, the lessons she has learnt around tapping into your previous experience, paying attention to the tools and skills life equips with and the importance of investing in your personal growth whilst running a business.
2021... But first...did you bake banana bread? ft some familiar voices
In this first episode of 2021, 2021... Hannah from Hannah Lavery, Nandi Dlepu (Mamakashaka), Tori from Kiss Blush Tell, Linda from Suki Suki Naturals and Keagan from JimnoJean share their reflections and lessons from 2020... and of course... we had to know ... "did they bake banana bread
The Importance of your why with Aqeelah Harron Ally aka Fashionbreed
In this episode of The Life Things Podcast Keagan Kingsley Carlin and Thithi Nteta talk to Aqeelah Harron Ally aka Fashionbreed. An OG of the blog and content industry in South Africa, Aqeelah has and continues to contribute so much to the industry, through her blog, YouTube channel and gorgeous Instagram account.
Having recently written an e-book titled BOOKED. BUSY. VERIFIED. E-BOOK which you can buy on www.shopfashionbreed.com, Aqeelah has over a decade of experience as a digital content creator and in her book she shares openly and generously because of her passion for the digital creative space growing. In her own words she says “I want voices to be given to the people, for creatives to be paid, for people to pave their own paths, write their own rules, share their passion and earn a living while doing it. I want to see entrepreneurs succeed.”