1 hr 8 min

#12 On Patriarchal Superiority w/ Millie Kendall MBE, CEO British Beauty Council Anatomy of a Leader with Maria Hvorostovsky

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Millie Kendall MBE, is the CEO of the British Beauty Council, founder of a PR agency Brandstand Communications and Millie of the beauty Brand Ruby & Millie.

Millie is humble, but a true risk-taker, someone who thinks nothing is impossible.

In Episode 12 we talk about her frustrations with the beauty industry, about her inspiring survivor grandmother and the fun stories about her life - including receiving an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen.



WE DISCUSS

00:00 - Intro

09:59 - Patriarchal superiority in the beauty industry

12:38 - Challenges of being a woman in business

15:56 - Story of Millie’s grandmother, a Russian immigrant

24:21 - What inspired Millie to start her brand Ruby & Millie

30:18 - Receiving and MBE

33:25 - Self-doubt, Imposter Syndrome and confidence

37:05 - The effect of the pandemic

42:35 - What the beauty industry needs now

46:28 - Leadership - taking risks and owning it

51:30 - Launching Aveda in the UK and being exposed

59:18 - Advice to beauty brands on their launch

01:00:11 - Advice to Millie’s younger self

01:04:30 - The “Impossible” question



MILLIE KENDALL MBE:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/millie-kendall-mbe-4b205613/

Instagram: @MillieKendall - https://www.instagram.com/milliekendall

Brandstand Communications: https://brandstandcomms.com/



BRITISH BEAUTY COUNCIL:

Website: https://britishbeautycouncil.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/britishbeautycouncil

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/BritishBeautyCouncil/



SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY COALITION: 

https://www.instagram.com/sustainablebeautycoalition/?hl=en-gb

https://britishbeautycouncil.com/sustainable-beauty-coalition/



EPISODE #12:

You can listen to the full episode here OR

WATCH it on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC-YIz5pEMM9vigbYOxK2Kw



MARIA HVOROSTOVSKY:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariahvo/

Instagram: @MariaHvo - https://www.instagram.com/mariahvo/?hl=en

Clubhouse: @MariaHvo - https://www.clubhouse.com/@mariahvo

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Millie Kendall MBE, is the CEO of the British Beauty Council, founder of a PR agency Brandstand Communications and Millie of the beauty Brand Ruby & Millie.

Millie is humble, but a true risk-taker, someone who thinks nothing is impossible.

In Episode 12 we talk about her frustrations with the beauty industry, about her inspiring survivor grandmother and the fun stories about her life - including receiving an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen.



WE DISCUSS

00:00 - Intro

09:59 - Patriarchal superiority in the beauty industry

12:38 - Challenges of being a woman in business

15:56 - Story of Millie’s grandmother, a Russian immigrant

24:21 - What inspired Millie to start her brand Ruby & Millie

30:18 - Receiving and MBE

33:25 - Self-doubt, Imposter Syndrome and confidence

37:05 - The effect of the pandemic

42:35 - What the beauty industry needs now

46:28 - Leadership - taking risks and owning it

51:30 - Launching Aveda in the UK and being exposed

59:18 - Advice to beauty brands on their launch

01:00:11 - Advice to Millie’s younger self

01:04:30 - The “Impossible” question



MILLIE KENDALL MBE:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/millie-kendall-mbe-4b205613/

Instagram: @MillieKendall - https://www.instagram.com/milliekendall

Brandstand Communications: https://brandstandcomms.com/



BRITISH BEAUTY COUNCIL:

Website: https://britishbeautycouncil.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/britishbeautycouncil

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/BritishBeautyCouncil/



SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY COALITION: 

https://www.instagram.com/sustainablebeautycoalition/?hl=en-gb

https://britishbeautycouncil.com/sustainable-beauty-coalition/



EPISODE #12:

You can listen to the full episode here OR

WATCH it on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC-YIz5pEMM9vigbYOxK2Kw



MARIA HVOROSTOVSKY:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariahvo/

Instagram: @MariaHvo - https://www.instagram.com/mariahvo/?hl=en

Clubhouse: @MariaHvo - https://www.clubhouse.com/@mariahvo

Get in touch if you need help HIRING your senior leadership team





LEAVE A REVIEW:

If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts make sure to Subscribe, Rate, and leave a REVIEW.



The best review will get a mention in the next episode!

1 hr 8 min