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Keri Andriana: I could just design to my heart’s content

Keri Andriana is a multi award winning handbag designer, CEO & Founder of UK affordable luxury handbag brand Amschela. Following the loss of her 15 year legal career, Keri also experienced a relationship breakdown which resulted in the loss of her family home. Homeless, with two children the brand was created as Keri pondered on…

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Mel’s Top Tip: Seek laser focus

Do you have laser focus?  This is Mel Rodrigues’ Top Tip for listeners. In this episode, Amy and Becky consider the value of focus at a macro and a micro level in business, and how neither is necessarily easy to achieve.  Sometimes it’s not even appropriate. Are you at the stage in your business cycle…

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Mel Rodrigues: You pick up so much by being on the journey, so don’t be afraid of going on the journey

Mel Rodrigues is Founder and Creative Director of Gritty Talent – a Bristol based company designing inclusive technology for the TV and Film sector to help bridge its talent gaps. Gritty Talent is a Bristol based start-up, designing smart, inclusive technology for the TV and Film sector to help bridge its talent gaps.  The free…

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Heidi’s Top Tip: Asking for help will grow your business

In today’s episode, Amy and Becky reflect on this week's Top Tip from Heidi Gardner: Ask for help – it is what will grow your business. This week, we decided we'd turn this into an action, and posed ourselves the very specific question: “What can we ask for help with to maximise growth and impact?”…

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Dr Heidi Gardner: you can’t be what you can’t see

Subscribe and Share to help Heidi's inspiring story reach more people.  Dr. Heidi Gardner is the founder of Science on a postcard and a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, focusing on efficiency of clinical trails. She started science On A Postcard to demonstrate that scientists are people just like everyone else, a diverse…

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Jillian Kowalchuk’s Top Tip: Start with Yourself

In today’s Top Tip episode, Amy and Becky reflect on Jillian Kowalchuk’s advice to, “Start with Yourself.” Are you secure in yourself?  Who you are?  What you stand for? Amy and Becky get under the skin of what this means in practice. How can we get more comfortable with trusting ourselves to make decisions, take…

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Jillian Kowalchuk: information can be so invaluable about how we design safer and more inclusive spaces

Jillian Kowalchuk is an award-winning entrepreneur as the Founder & CEO of Safe & The City, using technology and data intelligence to design safety in digital and physical spaces. She was given the Exceptional Talent in Technology by the U.K. Home Office, winner of JCI Contribution to Human rights and was listed as the Top…

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Chen’s Top Tip: Pace yourself. Be patient. Things will happen, when you try your best.

Dr Chen Davies' Top Tip urges us to remember, “It is a marathon. You have to pace yourself…. Be patient – things will happen, when you try your best.” In today’s episode, Amy and Becky reflect on how we can keep going, despite no evident results.  We open with Chen’s reference to Chinese Bamboo, the…

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Chen Davies: If you are authentic and genuine people will want to help you

Dr. Chen Mao Davies is the Founder and CEO of LatchAid. She holds a PhD in Computer Graphics and has over 15 years software R&D experience. She spent the past 10 years working in a world-class R&D team to create stunning Visual Effects for feature films including the Oscar & BAFTA award-winning Gravity and Blade…

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Caz’s Top Tip: learn how to be restful and relax your mind one short moment at a time.

Caz Ike’s Top Tip was to learn how to be restful and relax your mind one short moment at a time. In today’s episode, Amy and Becky reflect on their different responses to this perennial challenge, and invite listeners to get curious about what works best for them. Together we reflect on: How to create…

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