31 episodes

No Bull Business School founder Sarah Akwisombe meets the best businesswomen in the game. From founders to artists to C-level executives, each woman shares her own perspective on what it takes to be successful in business.

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No Bull Business School founder Sarah Akwisombe meets the best businesswomen in the game. From founders to artists to C-level executives, each woman shares her own perspective on what it takes to be successful in business.

    Influencer and Fashion Illustrator, Tuula Rose: "Always go with your gut and keep to your own style"

    Influencer and Fashion Illustrator, Tuula Rose: "Always go with your gut and keep to your own style"

    Tuula Rose has an enviable illustration style: it's cool, sleek and approved by brands like Nike and British Vogue. Not only that but her personal style is also on point. In this episode, she talks about how her content creation has adapted and evolved in lockdown, how she's working with huge brands and why not all business women have to fit a cookie cutter mould to be a success.

    • 24 min
    Fashion Sustainability Consultant, Shaunie Brett: "It turned from a moment, into a movement and now the industry has shifted"

    Fashion Sustainability Consultant, Shaunie Brett: "It turned from a moment, into a movement and now the industry has shifted"

    In today's episode in partnership with Office x Nike, we meet Shaunie Brett, who after working in a fashion tech startup decided she wanted to do a year of no clothes purchasing. She shares how that turned into a movement that then kick started her new career in fashion business sustainability, and how building a capsule wardrobe is the new smart way that we can make our consumer habits more sustainable. 

    • 28 min
    The Coven Founder: "I'm never going to grow if I'm busy stressing about what everyone else is doing"

    The Coven Founder: "I'm never going to grow if I'm busy stressing about what everyone else is doing"

    Sapphire Bates is the founder of the Coven - a membership platform with a community of over 950 female entrepreneurs, founders and freelancers. The Coven offers a place for women in business to connect and promises to make the jump into self-employment an enjoyable one. Sapphire also teaches other women to start and run their own online memberships, encouraging collaboration over competition - so how did she and our host Sarah fall out publicly over their social media communities? In this special episode, Sarah and Sapphire chat openly about their feud, how misunderstandings occur even when you're succeeding in your own lane and most importantly, how you overcome them and move on.


     


     

    • 35 min
    Kidchup Founder: "You shouldn't be afraid to fail, that's where the next idea comes from"

    Kidchup Founder: "You shouldn't be afraid to fail, that's where the next idea comes from"

    Milly Cundall is the founder of healthy tomato sauce brand, Kidchup. In 2015, she was looking for a low-sugar tomato ketchup for her son and when she realised one didn't exist, she made her own. Her entrepreneur story is a little different because she has recently made the tough decision to close her business. In this open and honest chat, she tells us why she decided to call it a day, what she's learned from the experience and why ultimately, shutting down your business doesn't have to be viewed as a failure.

    • 27 min
    Archive 12 Bridal Founder: "To stay a step ahead, you have to know what's selling or not selling and move on quickly"

    Archive 12 Bridal Founder: "To stay a step ahead, you have to know what's selling or not selling and move on quickly"

    Archive 12 is a boutique bridal shop in Belfast run by Claire Leese. It started out as the go-to place to pick up beautiful vintage dresses and has since evolved into a designer dress shop, selling exclusive pieces to Ireland's savviest brides. Claire is a pivot queen, before moving her career into bridal wear, she was a fashion stylist on Game of Thrones. In business, she listens to her customers and is constantly changing up what she offers. In this episode she gives her fascinating insights into how she stays one step ahead of the game, second guessing what people want and building a winning retail model off the back of it.

    • 28 min
    Founder of Neom Organics London: "Starting a business is like walking up Mount Everest in your flip flops"

    Founder of Neom Organics London: "Starting a business is like walking up Mount Everest in your flip flops"

    Nicola Elliott Moss worked for years as a magazine editor before retraining as nutritionist and aromatherapist. In 2005 she launched Neom Organics. She defies the stereotypes of many people working in the wellness industry by being outspoken and truly a no bull business woman. In this episode she talks about the challenges she faced to launch the company, her current job and how it compares to her journalist career and how you successfully roll with the punches in business. 

    • 33 min

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