Episode 66: Lauren Matthews – How to launch and brand a maternity fashion line
Lauren Matthews, Owner of Lauren Matthews Maternity, talks about launching her clothing brand after experiencing for herself the lacklustre range of quality maternity wear, what launching during COVID was like, the steps, education and challenges involved with the business launch, how she found the courage to commit to her ideas and what she has learned through the journey.
Episode 65: Chandra Clements – How to write and publish a children’s book with purpose
Chandra Clements, Managing Director of One Legacy, and best-selling Author of ‘Rona Stole My Fun: The Four Year Old Vs the Virus’, talks about how COVID affected her career in coaching and training, how she communicated the impact of COVID to her children, how this became the inspiration for her book, what the self-publishing experience was like and what she has learned from the journey.
Episode 64: Malaika Mfula – How to empower the brave and create a community
Malaika Mfula, Program Manager at The Exchange Dubbo, talks about her role at The Exchange and how it was established, the ‘Seats for the Brave’ initiative came about in response to the drought in Dubbo, her internship in Zambia, overcoming cultural differences and norms, and what’s next for her career and life.
Episode 63: Laura Shooter – How to maintain motivation and momentum in your real estate business
Laura Shooter, Managing Director of SJ Shooter Real Estate, talks about what led to her career in real estate, the decisions leading up to starting her agency with her husband, how they established the core values of their brand, and the difficult conversations that were had along the way.
Episode 62: Brooke Flint – How to head start home ownership for the community
Brooke Flint, Director and Buyers Agent at Flint Property, talks about how Head Start Homes is helping community housing residents purchase their own home, how she coaches her clients to be ‘buyer ready’, how COVID has impacted her and her clients, her own experience with social housing and how she is supporting small business owners through the Give One, Grow One initiative.
Episode 61: Antonia Mercorella – How to lead effectively through uncertainty and conflict
Antonia Mercorella, Chief Executive Officer at the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ), talks about her previous career paths in law and performing arts, her experience working at the REISA and eventually the REIQ, what it’s like being the only female leader in the room, her approaches to dispute resolution and bolstering her teams, how COVID has impacted her, and how she and the REIQ have campaigned during these times.