108 episodes

The Friend of a Friend Podcast introduces you to the next generation of luminaries. Hosted by entrepreneur and founder Olivia Perez, each episode will take you inside the minds of today’s up-and-comers and game changers - from brand builders, to personalities, activists, artists, and thought leaders from around the world - to hear their experiences, advice, and the real story behind their success.
For more, follow Olivia on Instagram @livvperez and visit our website FriendofaFriend.US

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The Friend of a Friend Podcast introduces you to the next generation of luminaries. Hosted by entrepreneur and founder Olivia Perez, each episode will take you inside the minds of today’s up-and-comers and game changers - from brand builders, to personalities, activists, artists, and thought leaders from around the world - to hear their experiences, advice, and the real story behind their success.
For more, follow Olivia on Instagram @livvperez and visit our website FriendofaFriend.US

    Taking A C-Suite Job At Nine Months Pregnant: How To Have It All with Behnaz Ghahramani

    Taking A C-Suite Job At Nine Months Pregnant: How To Have It All with Behnaz Ghahramani

    Today we’re joined by Stuart Weitzman’s Chief Marketing Officer, Behnaz Ghahramani. Her resume in the business of fashion is extensive - she’s led strategy for prestigious brands like Gucci and Ralph Lauren, and then came her first C Suite executive job offer at the New York-based shoe brand. She also happened to be nine months pregnant at the time. In this episode, Behnaz shares the keys to having it all, how she climbed the corporate fashion ladder, and how she’s worked with collaborators like Serena Williams to bring maternity rights to the forefront of her work. 
     
    Love the show? Follow us and leave a review! And for more behind-the-scenes, follow Liv on Instagram, @LivvPerez. 

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    • 32 min
    Harnessing the Startup Mindset with Serial Entrepreneur Nick Greenfield

    Harnessing the Startup Mindset with Serial Entrepreneur Nick Greenfield

    Today we’re joined by tech entrepreneur Nick Greenfield. With a career spanning from being an original hire at Lyft to now the CEO of his own oral health care company Candid, Nick has built a name in the start up world as a master of delivering convenience though innovation. In this episode, Nick tells us his journey navigating the start up world and gives us his best advice for aspiring brand builders and dreamers - from how to network in the start up space to what he looks for in new hires.
     
    Love the show? Follow us and leave a review! And for more behind-the-scenes, follow Liv on Instagram, @LivvPerez. 

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    • 37 min
    How to Become An Influencer with Summer Fridays' Marianna Hewitt

    How to Become An Influencer with Summer Fridays' Marianna Hewitt

    Today we’re joined by influencer, lifestyle blogger, and podcaster Marianna Hewitt. As a leading social media voice with over 1 million followers, the host of her chart-topping podcast Life with Marianna, and the co-founder of the cult-favorite beauty brand Summer Fridays, Marianna gives us her playbook on how to become an influencer and cultivate an audience around the things you love. 
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    • 39 min
    A Quick Trip to Florence: How A Heritage Brand Innovates with James Ferragamo of Ferragamo

    A Quick Trip to Florence: How A Heritage Brand Innovates with James Ferragamo of Ferragamo

    Today we’re joined by James Ferragamo, the grandson of the brand’s founder Salvatore Ferragamo, and now the brand’s Brand, Product and Communication Director. As the first Ferragamo to lead the business into third-generation success, James tells us about bringing innovation into a heritage brand, starting with the brand’s dedication to sustainability and their first initiative, the Ferragamo Icon-Up collection. The collection of shoe and belt styles made from upcycled materials is available now exclusively on FarFetch.com.
    Love the show? Follow us and leave a review! And for more behind-the-scenes, follow Liv on Instagram, @LivvPerez. 

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    • 30 min
    White Lotus’ Brittany O'Grady on Astrology and Embracing Your Dark Side

    White Lotus’ Brittany O'Grady on Astrology and Embracing Your Dark Side

    Today we’re joined by Brittany O’Grady, the actress who captivated us in her role as Paula in HBO’s hit series, The White Lotus. From her best tip for aspiring actors to embodying a character completely different from yourself, Brittany gives us a masterclass in cultivating a career as a performer. We also talk Sydney Sweeney, Gen Z, astrology, and more! 
    Love the show? Follow us and leave a review! And for more behind-the-scenes, follow Liv on Instagram, @LivvPerez. 
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    • 34 min
    Cleaner Than Candles: How to Use Essential Oils To Hack Your Health with Vitruvi's Sara Panton

    Cleaner Than Candles: How to Use Essential Oils To Hack Your Health with Vitruvi's Sara Panton

    Did you know that your indoor air quality can be 5x worse than outdoor air quality? If there’s one way to get cleaner air in your home, it’s using a Vitruvi. Founded by the visionary Sara Panton, Vitruvi is an essential oil and diffuser company that aims to scent your home and get you breathing cleaner at the same time. Today we discuss the power of scenting your home, how we can hack our moods through using essential oils, and the environmental and health impact on using something cleaner than candles. 

     




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    • 29 min

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