Marie Claire UK Future Shapers Live Podcast
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Future Shapers Live - Is There a Right Time to Have a Baby?
From juggling working motherhood, to maximising maternity leave and turning parenting into a business idea, Marie Claire’s Deputy Editor Miranda McMinn is joined by Mumsnet COO Sue Macmillan; founder of Peanut, the social network for parents, Michelle Kennedy; and parenting journalist Charlotte Philby to discuss the ups, downs, chaos and badass skills learned from the frontline of working motherhood and asks, is there ever a right time to have a baby?
Future Shapers Live - The Power of Collaboration
'Two heads are better than one' - your mum's old adage has taken on a whole new significance when it comes to modern ways of working. You've got a great idea for a business or venture but a crucial gap in your skills that could mean make or break when it comes to success. That's where the perfect work partner comes in. Join Fashion Features Director Jess Wood and two brilliant business duos to talk about the secrets and challenges of teaming up with a professional 'other half'. Happy...
Future Shapers Live - Keynote Closing Speaker: Katherine Ryan
Writer, performer, comedian and presenter Katherine Ryan has forged a successful career in one of the most unforgiving industries there is: stand-up comedy. So what has she learned? For this year’s closing keynote Katherine talks to Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Trish Halpin about her journey from Hooters waitress to critically acclaimed comedian, with plenty of humorous, take-home tips to encourage you to be just a little bit more of a badass in your working life.
Future Shapers Live - How To Switch Careers
Job-hopping is the norm for a generation of career nomads – chances are your final job title before retirement hasn’t been invented yet and your first job may already be extinct. This session addresses why we should switch focus from specific job titles and instead look at transferable skills, by meeting the women who have made their career pivots look effortless. Hosted by Marie Claire’s Deputy Editor Miranda McMinn, panelists include: cancer nurse-turned-lingerie entrepreneur Sadia...
Future Shapers Live - How To Be Your Own Influencer
Likes, shares and followers are the modern businesswoman’s currency so who better to quiz on how to become an influencer than three women who have amassed more than eight million followers between them. From building online communities from scratch, to engaging with followers and monetising your social media feeds, in this breakout session Marie Claire’s Entertainment Editor Lucy Pavia talks to lifestyle and beauty YouTuber Louise Pentland; parenting blogger Constance Hall and digital...
Future Shapers Live - Start A Business From Scratch
You have a game-changing idea and a laptop, but how do you transform your start-up dream from kitchen table to global business success? We speak to the inspirational women who have done exactly that about how to get things off the ground, the lessons they learned along the way and how to turn your business idea into maximum profit. Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to take your business to the next level you’ll leave with practical tips and insider advice from some of the...
Future Shapers Live - How To Build Your Personal Brand
Seeing yourself as a personal brand has never been so important. The rise of social media means that we are expected to manage our reputation, both online and in real life. Keeping on top of how you are perceived is key whether you are employed or running a business. What do you wish for people to associate with you or your business? Whether you want to rise within an organisation or lead your own, a strong personal brand is essential. In this session Marie Claire's Features Director...
Future Shapers Live - Re-Invention And Resilience
Marie Claire’s Editor-in-chief Trish Halpin hosts an agenda-setting panel on the rapidly changing world of work, and how to stay ahead of it. Jobs are transient, skills are vital and career flexibility is key to future-proof ourselves. How do we navigate this brave new world with resilience to not only fulfill our potential, but to exceed it? Panelists include: presenter Emma Willis, campaigner and businesswoman Gina Miller, elite sports psychologist Andrea Furst and founder of beauty...