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Can we have it all? is a podcast in conversation with a number of inspirational women, mainly mums, who have left their 9 to 5 in search of a more rewarding, flexible and creative career. Holly Wood is the founder and CEO of WeBlogUK and the Northern Blog Awards, as well as a blogger and content creator. A mother of two and having started her own business on maternity leave after being made redundant, Holly is passionate about community, collaboration and support for people who want to leave the 9 to 5 to build a more flexible career. The podcast will focus on the reality of leaving the 9 to 5, the good and the bad, the successes and the lessons learnt along the way. As we navigate our way through our 30s and 40s we often come to a crossroads in life, often when we’ve decided to start a family and through this podcast, Holly aims to inspire and support via interviews with real women and reflections from herself along the way.

Can we have it all? is a podcast in conversation with a number of inspirational women, mainly mums, who have left their 9 to 5 in search of a more rewarding, flexible and creative career. Holly Wood is the founder and CEO of WeBlogUK and the Northern Blog Awards, as well as a blogger and content creator. A mother of two and having started her own business on maternity leave after being made redundant, Holly is passionate about community, collaboration and support for people who want to leave the 9 to 5 to build a more flexible career. The podcast will focus on the reality of leaving the 9 to 5, the good and the bad, the successes and the lessons learnt along the way. As we navigate our way through our 30s and 40s we often come to a crossroads in life, often when we’ve decided to start a family and through this podcast, Holly aims to inspire and support via interviews with real women and reflections from herself along the way.
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United States

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Can we have it all? is a podcast in conversation with a number of inspirational women, mainly mums, who have left their 9 to 5 in search of a more rewarding, flexible and creative career. Holly Wood is the founder and CEO of WeBlogUK and the Northern Blog Awards, as well as a blogger and content creator. A mother of two and having started her own business on maternity leave after being made redundant, Holly is passionate about community, collaboration and support for people who want to leave the 9 to 5 to build a more flexible career. The podcast will focus on the reality of leaving the 9 to 5, the good and the bad, the successes and the lessons learnt along the way. As we navigate our way through our 30s and 40s we often come to a crossroads in life, often when we’ve decided to start a family and through this podcast, Holly aims to inspire and support via interviews with real women and reflections from herself along the way.

Twitter:

@hollynicol

Language:

English


Episodes

Social Media Queen to Recipe Developer Extraordinaire - Pamela Higgins

5/19/2019
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Today's episode features a friend and constant inspiration in the industry, Pamela Higgins aka Spamella B. With over c. 30,000 followers, Pamela Higgins (https://www.spamellab.com/) is a Healthy Food & Lifestyle Blogger, Influencer and Recipe Developer. She has utilised her love of social media and epic cookery skills to navigate working with brands and creating a business for herself, enabling her to leave the 9 to 5. She has a 2 year-old and we talk about how she came about with the idea...

Duration:00:52:15

Business Plans - What are they and do we actually need one?

5/14/2019
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Today's episode I'm focussing on an element of business that can often put people off taking the leap to working for themselves...the business plan! What do business plans look like these days? What should they include? Do we really need them? Did I have one? I explore all of these questions and include some audience insights too! Listen-in, you might just be inspired... Do you have a question you'd like me to address on my next podcast? Email me at holly@webloguk.com or DM on my...

Duration:00:27:50

From Silicon Valley to Cheshire, Building a career out of a love of cooking - Gemma Wade

4/2/2019
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Today's episode features my second guest, who started her business 7 years ago, when she moved to Silicon Valley with her husband... Gemma Wade aka You Say Tomato Cooking (https://www.yousaytomatocooking.com/) is a forty-something mum of two, who has a business running cookery classes and now an online meal-planning subscription. With a background in advertising, she talks to me about why she left her job and started her business, how she's got to where she is now and what's next in her...

Duration:00:54:15

Imposter Syndrome - What is it and how can we tackle it?

4/2/2019
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Today's episode is a delve into one of the problems many of us entrepreneurs, bosses, mums face on a daily basis...Imposter Syndrome. I talk about what it is, my experience of it, as well as my top tips to combatting the darn thing! Listen-in, as you're not alone... Do you have a question you'd like me to address on my next podcast? Email me at holly@webloguk.com or DM on my instagram.com/_hollygoeslightly SHOW-NOTES & REFERENCES: FIND ME: My blog - www.hollygoeslightly.co.uk My instagram -...

Duration:00:17:54

Juggling Motherhood and an Epic Career - Carly Rowena

3/31/2019
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Today's episode features my first ever guest and she's amazing! Carly Rowena (https://www.carlyrowena.com/) is a Health & Fitness Blogger, Vlogger and Personal Trainer. She has carved an amazing career for herself, leaving her previous career-path behind. She now has a 3-month old baby and we talk about her journey to where she is now and how she juggles work and motherhood. Listen out for some great tips and inspiration... Do you have a question you'd like me to address on my next podcast?...

Duration:00:52:39

My Journey to leaving the 9 to 5

3/22/2019
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In this episode I talk in more depth about my personal journey of leaving the 9 to 5. I start with talking about my career background since leaving university, then onto being made redundant on my first maternity leave and through to identifying a business idea and why I think it's important to get out of a job that you don't love anymore... There's a secret guest in this episode too - can you guess who it is? SHOW-NOTES & REFERENCES: FIND ME: My blog - www.hollygoeslightly.co.uk My...

Duration:00:34:34

Becoming a 'mumboss' - my story (Holly Wood)

3/3/2019
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For the first podcast, I thought it best to introduce myself as you may be wondering who I am, what I do and how I got here? I'm interviewed by my good friend and "workwife" Kat, who asks me about my journey: the steps I took to starting my own business after being made redundant on maternity leave, working around my children and where this all began. I'd say I'm somewhere in the middle of my journey, still very much figuring this all out - work-life balance, juggling a toddler and baby,...

Duration:00:19:46

Can we have it all? An introduction to this podcast

3/1/2019
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A brief introduction to my podcast, what you can expect and why you might want to listen. Can we have it all? Real conversations on navigating your thirties and forties, leaving the 9 to 5 and being a working mum. Inspiring you to take that leap to do what you truly want to. This podcast will include reflections from me on running a start-up, growing a business around my kids and being a blogger and content creator. It will also include chats with amazing women about the reality of how they...

Duration:00:01:03