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Do you have dreams of owning your own business or you just want to take a peak behind the curtain to see how other people have done it? Then join Mia Freedman as she sits down with some of the most inspiring and successful female entrepreneurs to discover how they built their businesses from the ground up.

Do you have dreams of owning your own business or you just want to take a peak behind the curtain to see how other people have done it? Then join Mia Freedman as she sits down with some of the most inspiring and successful female entrepreneurs to discover how they built their businesses from the ground up.

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Australia

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Do you have dreams of owning your own business or you just want to take a peak behind the curtain to see how other people have done it? Then join Mia Freedman as she sits down with some of the most inspiring and successful female entrepreneurs to discover how they built their businesses from the ground up.

Twitter:

@mamamia

Language:

English


Episodes

BONUS: They're Not Called Sex Toys Anymore

6/15/2020
Let’s talk about sex toys. Except they’re not called sex toys anymore. They’re called pleasure products. Today’s guest, Lara Pack, turned her own painful sexual experiences into a business. After completing the Lady Startup Activation in 2019, Lara founded Elixir Play, with the aim of teaching women more about their bodies and ways to improve their sex lives. And the result? Lots of happier, more satisfied women. But it hasn't all been smooth sailing for Lara, and in this episode she tells...

Duration:00:30:17

BONUS: How A Former Olympian Became A Lady Startup

6/8/2020
Imagine if your body was your profession and then…. disaster. After competing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in snowboard cross, Steph Prem had a catastrophic accident. What happened next was the worst time of her life but it also led to a business idea, something that would change her future. But there were more challenges in store for Steph and in this episode, she tells Lady Startup Founder, Mia Freedman, how she has navigated them. This episode was brought to you by the MYOB & Smiling Mind...

Duration:00:28:16

BONUS: That Time I Delivered My Biz Partner’s Baby

6/1/2020
When the lines between family and business are blurred, some crazy things can happen - like starting a business with your sister in law and then accidentally delivering one of her babies with your actual hands, at the top of the stairs in her house. Palmaira Sandals Australia was founded by sister-in-laws, Jenny and Gemma, and operating this business has been a journey of tag teaming (with 5 children between them), accidentally discovering each other's strengths and dealing with the...

Duration:00:27:38

BONUS: How To Build A Company While You’re So Sick You Can’t Stand Up

5/25/2020
Christy Laurence is the CEO and Founder of Plann, an Instagram scheduling app she dreamed up while so sick, she spent her days lying on her living room floor. In this episode, Christy joins Lady Startup founder, Mia Freedman, to chat about the challenges of being a female tech founder in a male-dominated industry and how she set her product up for viral success from day one. This episode was brought to you by the MYOB & Smiling Mind Small Business Program. Partnering to make mental health...

Duration:00:28:58

BONUS: Margie Hennessy Kept Her Business Running Through A Natural Disaster

5/18/2020
A bushfire raging nearby, a business under threat and 50 dogs to evacuate. For Margie Hennessy, owner of a luxury doggy brand DOGUE, this was her reality when her dog holiday retreat came under threat from bushfires earlier this year. It was an epic emergency. So how on earth did she keep her cool? In this episode, Margie joins Lady Startup founder, Mia Freedman, to chat about how the bushfire crisis, followed by a global pandemic impacted her business. How did she cope and how is she...

Duration:00:24:41

BONUS: Trinny Woodall Knows What's Marketing Bull**** And What Works

5/11/2020
Know Your Customer. Know what problem your business is solving. Don’t be a bottleneck in your business. These wise words come from the one and only Trinny Woodall, founder and CEO of international makeup brand, Trinny London. Trinny has seen plenty of challenges in both life and business. Her ex-husband took his own life, plunging her into grief and a financial mess, right when she was trying to start her business. But now, with investors, 85 staff and hundreds of thousands of adoring fans,...

Duration:00:28:10

Introducing A New Season Of Lady Startup

5/4/2020
"Failure is the only true teacher. Success just confirms what you already know about yourself" - Poppy King (Entrepreneur, Founder of Lipstick Queen). Lady Startup is back, with a special season all about falling down….and getting back up again. Running your own business can be a rollercoaster ride, so how do you deal with disasters? Crises? Global pandemics? How do you climb out of the deep trough of pain and steer your business back to life? Over the next 6 weeks, Mia Freedman will be...

Duration:00:01:19

Pop Up: Mia's 6 Steps to Starting Your Own Business Or Side-Hustle

2/17/2020
For anyone dreaming of starting their own business, and being their own boss... the doors for the 2020 intake of The Lady Startup Activation Plan are open! We want you (and your business idea) to join us. Over six weeks, Lady Startup founder Mia Freedman will guide you through the steps you need in order to launch your business the right way, in a series of videos you can watch anywhere, anytime. So if you're ready to stop thinking about it, and actually make that first step towards being a...

Duration:00:25:08

From Idea To Launch: How To Start A Business

2/14/2020
For anyone that’s ever dreamed of becoming a Lady Startup or has an idea that you want to see come to life but don't know where to start? Mia Freedman has launched a Lady Startup Activation Course that takes you from idea to launch in just 6 weeks. Doors are OPEN now but hurry they close on the 23rd of February. To join us head to www.ladystartup.com.au for all the details.

Duration:00:02:52

Ronni Kahn: OzHarvest

12/2/2019
Welcome to the final episode of season 3 of Lady Startup! The podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. To round out the season Rachel Corbett is talking to a woman who is tackling the massive issue of food waste. Founder of OzHarvest, Ronni Kahn. Ronni was working in events when she saw how much perfectly good food was thrown out because of laws that prevented it from being donated. Instead of getting frustrated she decided to do something about it...

Duration:00:29:33

Katia Santilli & Vera Yan: Nimble Activewear

11/25/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup, the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. Rachel Corbett has two guests today, the founders of Nimble Activewear, Katia Santilli and Vera Yan. Katia and Vera have been friends since they were 14 and were successful career women who decided to take on the activewear market by designing clothes that were functional but also fashionable. After 6 months of planning Nimble was launched with Katia going into the business full...

Duration:00:32:30

Irene Falcone: Nourished Life

11/18/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup. The podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. Rachel Corbett's guest today is Irene Falcone, founder of the natural beauty website, Nourished Life. Irene started her business with $100 worth of a natural lip balm she’d purchased from overseas and less than 10 years later her business was turning over $20million a year. She’s always been really strict about the products she offers on the site which can make things difficult...

Duration:00:34:24

Danielle Allen: Two Birds Brewing

11/12/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. Rachel Corbett's guest today is Danielle Allen, co-founder of Two Birds Brewing. Danielle and her friend Jayne Lewis went on a trip to the US where they decided they’d take Jayne’s experience as a brewer and Danielle’s experience in product development in marketing and start their own brewing company. Over the years they’ve pushed the creative boundaries even coming up with a...

Duration:00:32:13

Andrea Rogers: Xtend Barre

11/4/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. Rachel Corbett's guest today is founder of XTend Barre, Andrea Rogers. Andrea was a dancer and a pilates instructor who couldn’t find the perfect workout so she decided to invent one herself. She started out teaching her unique classes in the studio she was working in until there were so many people turning up she realised it was time to expand. Xtend Barre now has over 70 studios...

Duration:00:31:16

BONUS: How Six Weeks Can Launch A Lady Startup

10/16/2019
For anyone dreaming of starting their own business, and being their own boss... the doors are open. The Lady Startup Activation Plan is open now for the very last time this year, and we want you (and your business idea) to join us. Over six weeks, Lady Startup founder Mia Freedman will guide you through the steps you need in order to launch your business the right way, in a series of videos you can watch anywhere, anytime. So if you're ready to stop thinking about it, and actually make that...

Duration:00:20:42

Katherine Sabbath

10/14/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup, the podcast where we find out how about how to build a business from women who’ve done it before. My guest today is cake queen, Katherine Sabbath. Katherine started out as a teacher with a passion for baking whose colourful creations quickly got her a solid following on Instagram. Since then she’s been a guest chef on Masterchef, she’s sold out two print runs of her very ambitious pop-up cookbook, and her hobby has now become her full-time job. So how did she go from...

Duration:00:34:50

BONUS: Lady Startup Idea Kickstarter

10/9/2019
After that one great idea that you can launch into your dream business? Mia Freedman has created the ultimate resource to get you there - the Lady Startup Idea Generator: https://www.ladystartup.com/pages/idea-generator/ For anyone inspired to make their Lady Startup dreams a reality, and get their business off the ground - the Lady Startup Activation Plan is about to open doors to enrolment for the very last time this year. So if you'd like to find out how you can launch your business the...

Duration:00:12:57

Stephanie Reuss and Victoria Stuart: Beam Australia

10/7/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it. Rachel Corbett’s guests today are Stephanie Reuss & Victoria Stuart, founders of Beam Australia. Being a new mum comes with many different challenges including finding sustainable part-time work. Vic and Steph had noticed it with their own kids, that they were finding it impossible to spend enough time with family and work a full time job, but that part-time work at the executive level...

Duration:00:43:21

Kate Morris: Adore Beauty

9/30/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who’ve done it. Rachel Corbett’s guest today is Kate Morris, founder of the online beauty store, Adore Beauty. In an age where online shopping has become such a huge part of our everyday life, it’s amazing to think there was ever a time when people did all of their shopping in stores. But that’s exactly what Kate did. After working at the beauty counter and noticing how intimidating it was for women to...

Duration:00:36:05

Annabelle Chauncy: School For Life Foundation

9/23/2019
Welcome to Lady Startup the podcast where we find out how to build a business from women who've done it before. Rachel Corbett’s guest today is Annabelle Chauncey, the founder of School For Life. When Annabelle was 21 years old she decided to put her Law degree on hold to went on a volunteering trip to Kenya and Uganda. That trip changed her life forever. After deciding she wanted to do more to help to improve rural communities, Annabel decided to start a foundation that would provide...

Duration:00:41:20