92 episodes

One Wild Ride is the exploration of a more meaningful life. A place where personal stories collide with good business and positive impact. Here we dive deep into the mindset, musings and strategies of incredible humans doing extraordinary things. Theirs are stories of positivity, hope, expansion and evolution.

Host Pru Chapman knows good business. As the founder of Owners Collective she has helped over 15,000 founders launch, leverage, and lead their businesses. She's passionate about using business as a force for good and both interviewed and worked with leading purpose-driven brands including Patagonia, Thankyou, Who Gives A Crap, Koala, TOM Organic and many more.

Instagram: @ownerscollective
LinkedIn: @pruchapman
Web: https://theownerscollective.com

One Wild Ride with Pru Chapman Pru Chapman

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

One Wild Ride is the exploration of a more meaningful life. A place where personal stories collide with good business and positive impact. Here we dive deep into the mindset, musings and strategies of incredible humans doing extraordinary things. Theirs are stories of positivity, hope, expansion and evolution.

Host Pru Chapman knows good business. As the founder of Owners Collective she has helped over 15,000 founders launch, leverage, and lead their businesses. She's passionate about using business as a force for good and both interviewed and worked with leading purpose-driven brands including Patagonia, Thankyou, Who Gives A Crap, Koala, TOM Organic and many more.

Instagram: @ownerscollective
LinkedIn: @pruchapman
Web: https://theownerscollective.com

    Generating New Ideas: How to Inspire Innovation and Lead Creative Teams with Nicole Velik of The Ideas Bodega | Ep 91

    Generating New Ideas: How to Inspire Innovation and Lead Creative Teams with Nicole Velik of The Ideas Bodega | Ep 91

    Nicole Velik is a leading speaker, facilitator, and trainer in innovation and creativity. As the founder of The Ideas Bodega and the host of the podcast Creativity Unpacked, as well as CreativeMornings Sydney, she has dedicated herself to demystifying creativity and making it accessible to everyone. With a background in advertising, including stints at Saatchi & Saatchi and KBP, Nicole has trained organizations worldwide, including big names like The United Nations, Nike, and Google. Her podcast, which soared to number one on the Apple Marketing charts upon launch, features interviews with creatives, highlighting that creativity is a skill achievable by everyone. Nicole is also a sought-after speaker at events like SXSW Sydney and Vivid Ideas, and she nurtures her own creativity through music, playing percussion in a samba band, guitar, songwriting, and learning Portuguese.
     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    Unlocking Creativity: Discussing the universality of creativity and methods for helping individuals and teams recognize their creative potential.
    Generating New Ideas: Including the innovation techniques she’s used to train Google, the United Nations and LEGO.
    Leading Creative Teams: Providing insights into fostering a culture that nurtures creativity, giving constructive feedback, rewarding creativity, and maintaining creative flow.
    Overcoming Creative Barriers: Identifying common obstacles that hinder creativity and exploring strategies to overcome them.
    Living a Creative Life: Delving into the importance of pursuing diverse creative outlets and the role they play in sustaining creativity and courage.
     
    Want to learn more?
    To learn more about how our work and programs can support you come and say hi over at Owners Collective!
     
    See Our Business Growth Programs Here



    Links
    Owners Collective Website 
    Owners Collective Instagram
    Pru on LinkedIn
     

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Beautiful Bunch | Flowers to Empower and Educate Young Refugee Women | Ep 90

    The Beautiful Bunch | Flowers to Empower and Educate Young Refugee Women | Ep 90

    Jane Marx is a social entrepreneur committed to empowering marginalized women through meaningful employment. Amidst the pandemic, she founded The Beautiful Bunch, focusing on supporting young women from refugee backgrounds facing barriers to work. Join us for an honest discussion on the challenges and triumphs of launching and running a social enterprise, driven by passion and hustle rather than financial backing. Discover how Jane's journey exemplifies the power of using business for inclusive and sustainable change, proving that each of us holds the capacity to create opportunities for others.

     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    Navigating the hurdles to launching and sustaining a social enterprise  Leaning into the unique challenges young women refugees encounter in accessing and maintaining meaningful employment. Embracing the transformative power of kindness in business Building inclusive workplaces that provide a safe space for diversity and empowerment. Navigating the dynamic economic landscape as a woman in business


    Ready to learn more?
     
    CHECK OUT PRODUCT UPRISING HERE
     
    Scale your product-based business with our 8-week program. An online course designed and created by Pru Chapman and Brooke Franklin - get industry insights from top-level operators on how to grow, manage, and scale a highly successful product-based brand. 
    Grow your reach. Expand your range. Streamline your Systems. Sell more products.
     

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Product Growth Strategies: Lessons from Lululemon, Cotton On & TOM Organic with Brooke Franklin | Ep 89

    Product Growth Strategies: Lessons from Lululemon, Cotton On & TOM Organic with Brooke Franklin | Ep 89

    Brooke is a powerhouse in the product industry. She spent six years helping scale lululemon, where she managed stores, led operations, and eventually oversaw $100 million in retail stores as the Australia/NZ Area Director. She went on to become the Country Manager of Cotton On managing over 200 stores and more than $250M in sales.  From there she moved to General Manager at TOM Co, where she radically expanded their range and led the business to a successful sale. Brooke loves both big and small business, coaching startups and demonstrating her strategic scaling prowess. She's not just a leader; she's a legend in the industry, and is passionate about good business.
     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    Strategies that led the growth of lululemon, Cotton On & TOM Organic The ONE piece of advice she gives to product-based businesses looking to scale Key differences in growing startups and big business (and what you can learn from each) The 8-step framework to scaling a successful product-based brands Her unique take on managing work/life balance with 2 young kids


    Ready to learn more?
    Check out our brand new program Product Uprising HERE



    Links
    Owners Collective Website 
    Owners Collective Instagram
    Pru on LinkedIn

    • 37 min
    Daring Leadership Decoded: The 4 Critical Skills Courageous Leaders Embody with Of Kin Founder Kylie Lewis | Ep 88

    Daring Leadership Decoded: The 4 Critical Skills Courageous Leaders Embody with Of Kin Founder Kylie Lewis | Ep 88

    Kylie is a Leadership Developer and Founder of Of Kin, a training organisation specialising in building brave leaders and courageous cultures. She is a certified executive coach, psychological safety practitioner and facilitator of Dr Brené Brown’s curricula on courage, vulnerability, shame and resilience (The Daring Way™ & Dare To Lead™), and currently delivers Dare To Lead™ programs for organisational teams and individual professionals. She is part of the Homeward Bound visibility faculty championing the success of women in STEMM from around the world.
    Her vision is to build the capacity for brave conversations in boardrooms, classrooms and lounge rooms across the world. 
     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    Courageous Leadership: The 4 skills that are critical to brave and conscious leadership.
    The Power of Vulnerability: why we armour ourselves to protect against being exposed and how to lean into the discomfort for growth and evolution.
    Self Compassion: the often undervalued experience that is key to rising strong when we slip and fall - that we all do as part of the human experience.




    Want to learn more?
    To learn more about how our work and programs can support you come and say hi over at Owners Collective!
    See Our Business Growth Programs Here



    Links
    Owners Collective Website 
    Owners Collective Instagram
    Pru on LinkedIn

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Unblocking Creativity: Overcoming 5 Barriers to Unleash Your Flow with Dr Marion Piper | Ep 87

    Unblocking Creativity: Overcoming 5 Barriers to Unleash Your Flow with Dr Marion Piper | Ep 87

    Dr Marion Piper believes that life’s challenges and traumas are actually an invitation to get creative, a way to turn our pain into Art and kick-start the process of post-traumatic growth. This is what fuelled her PhD research and informs the work she does today inspiring ambitious Creatives to find their voice and embrace creativity as a form of self-care. With a colourful career spanning gigs in art galleries, creative summer camps and creative agencies both here and abroad, Marion is here to share her answer to a question many of us ask: “what does it mean to lead a truly creative life?”
     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    Unlocking Creativity: Dr Marion shares the top 5 creative barriers—and how to get past them.  We also explore how mental health can be both a hurdle and a dynamic force for unlocking your creative genius.
    Thriving After Trauma: Exploring the science of post-traumatic growth, unveiling 5 transformative dimensions, from spiritual shifts to new possibilities. Dr Marion delivers a roadmap to not just survive, but thrive beyond adversity.
    Tools for Self-Expression: Experience a unique journaling approach focused on self-expression, not just self-improvement. Dr Marion shares her unique approach to journaling through introspection and creativity to unleashing the power of your thoughts and emotions.  Best part? It's free!
     
    Want to learn more?
    To learn more about how our work and programs can support you come and say hi over at Owners Collective!
    See Our Business Growth Programs Here



    Links
    Owners Collective Website 
    Owners Collective Instagram
    Pru on LinkedIn

    • 1 hr 21 min
    How to Build An Authentic Brand: The Power of Mindset, A Game Plan, and Getting it Done with StartUp Creative | EP 86.

    How to Build An Authentic Brand: The Power of Mindset, A Game Plan, and Getting it Done with StartUp Creative | EP 86.

    Kaylene Langford, a proud Guringai woman, passionate entrepreneur, coach, writer and speaker, and the founder and owner of StartUp Creative, a hugely popular online platform, podcast, and print magazine that educates, inspires, and supports creative entrepreneurs and future innovators. She has over a decade of experience coaching, educating and supporting individuals to identify and achieve their goals. 
     
    Mentioned in Conversation:
    How to Build an Authentic Brand - it's easy to follow trends and keep up with what you think you should be doing but that won't last the test of time.⁠ Mindset - a deep dive into the grit, self-belief, and determination to keep going when it gets tough and build something that will last.⁠ Meditation - Kaylene's personal experience on the journey and benefits of deep meditation practices.⁠ 'Just Start' - one of Kaylene's favourite sayings that is not only the best motivator, but also one of the most challenging parts of actually making things happen. Writing a Book - the practices and rituals Kaylene put in place to write her first book 'How To Start A Side Hustle'⁠  
    Want to learn more?
    To learn more about how our work and programs can support you come and say hi over at Owners Collective!
    See Our Business Growth Programs Here



    Links
    Owners Collective Website 
    Owners Collective Instagram
    Pru on LinkedIn
     

    • 1 hr 18 min

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Inspiring, game changing, must listen 🤘

One Wild Ride continues Pru Chapman’s incredible impact on the entrepreneurial, travel, life living space! A must-listen to podcast that cracks open new thinking about life and work and all that connects us as humans on this one world ride called life!

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