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In a time where pivoting has become more powerful than ever, we are excited to launch our podcast miniseries, 'The Adaptables' hosted by Sarah Davidson. Tune in for inspiring stories from small businesses around the world who have not only adapted to survive, but to thrive.

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In a time where pivoting has become more powerful than ever, we are excited to launch our podcast miniseries, 'The Adaptables' hosted by Sarah Davidson. Tune in for inspiring stories from small businesses around the world who have not only adapted to survive, but to thrive.

    Episode Five: Ciara Madden x Body By Ciara

    Episode Five: Ciara Madden x Body By Ciara

    Businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay alive during the recent pandemic. We sat down with small businesses from around the world to discuss their success stories.

    In this episode, we spoke with UK-based Personal Trainer, Ciara Madden (AKA Ciara London).

    Ciara trained editors and influencers at a boutique gym in London, before taking to Instagram Live during the pandemic. Lockdowns forced her to pivot her business model with the BodyByCiaraSquad - a private Instagram page with live workouts for £15 a month.


    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    • 34 min
    Episode Four: Vanessa Miquilena x Vida Bakery

    Episode Four: Vanessa Miquilena x Vida Bakery

    Businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay alive during the recent pandemic. We sat down with small businesses from around the world to discuss their success stories.

    In this episode, we spoke with Vanessa Miquilena, co-founder of UK-based vegan bakery, Vida Bakery.

    To reach customers during the pandemic, Vida Bakery quickly grew their online presence, adding more options to their website. The business also donated a portion of each online sale to a hospital in crisis.

    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    • 37 min
    Episode Three: Keval Dattani x Mo Bro's

    Episode Three: Keval Dattani x Mo Bro's

    Businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay alive during the recent pandemic. We sat down with small businesses from around the world to discuss their success stories.

    In this episode, we spoke with Keval Datani, co-founder of UK-based beard and mustache care, Mo Bro's. Mo Bro's provides high-quality, yet affordable grooming products for men around the world.

    We explored how Keval and his two brothers kept Mo Bro's afloat after the pandemic shut down retail orders and large contracts were put on hold.

    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    • 34 min
    Episode Two: Nadia Lloyd x Nadia Lloyd Art

    Episode Two: Nadia Lloyd x Nadia Lloyd Art

    Businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay alive during the recent pandemic. We sat down with small businesses from around the world to discuss their success stories.

    In this episode, we spoke with Toronto-based visual artist and fashion designer, Nadia Lloyd. During the pandemic, Nadia started making masks, which were purchased by the mayor of Toronto who started wearing it wherever he went.

    By pivoting her business strategy and expanding her online presence helped make this Nadia a household name.

    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    • 38 min
    Episode One: Funlayo Alabi x Shea Radiance

    Episode One: Funlayo Alabi x Shea Radiance

    Businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay alive during the recent pandemic. We sat down with small businesses from around the world to discuss their success stories.

    In this episode, we sat down with Funlayo Alabi, CEO and co-founder of natural beauty brand, Shea Radiance in the U.S. Shea Radiance creates luscious products inspired by the traditional uses of unrefined shea butter as an active ingredient.

    With the outbreak of the pandemic over the past year, Funlayo was faced with major supply-chain issues, financial pressures, contract cancelations and more. But, to stay afloat, Funlayo developed an approach that process she truly is one of The Adaptables.

    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    Note: The lender for PayPal Working Capital is WebBank, Member FDIC.

    • 36 min
    Welcome to Season Two of The Adaptables

    Welcome to Season Two of The Adaptables

    Over the past year, businesses, especially small businesses around the world have been forced to adapt, pivot and shift their strategies quickly to stay afloat and ahead of what lay before them....so, PayPal decided to create this podcast, The Adaptables.

    Because being adaptable is at the core how small business operate.

    We're delighted to say that you have enjoyed these stories so much that we're returning for season two. And this time, we're going to hear stories from small businesses around the world, including the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

    For more of The Adaptables head to: https://bit.ly/PayPalTheAdaptables

    • 2 min

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