When I started my career as a speech and language therapist in Australia in 2001 I didn’t envisage changing tack, and would have never have thought about becoming an app developer.
Nancy Johnston, Founder of Tengri gives us her three top tips on starting your own luxury fashion brand.
In a tribute to US mythologist and writer Joseph Campbell, who asserted that all mythical heroes experience the same 12 steps on their adventures, Ondina Montgomery draws parallels between Campbell’s Hero’s Journey and that of the entrepreneur.
In part 6 of the Journey, the hero learns the rules of her new world. During this time, she endures tests of strength of will, meets friends, and comes face to face with foes. Click here to read the fifth part of Ordina’s series, The Hero’s Journey Part V: Crossing The First Threshold.
In this article, the founder of Packed Munches, Fiona Timba asks “How many times have you had an amazing business idea and done nothing about it?” and tells the NextWomen about her five top tips on turning that amazing business idea into an entrepreneurial success story.
Founded by husband and wife team Paul and Lorraine White, The Hashtag emblem represents strength, confidence and individualism. Here, Lorraine offers further insight into the lessons she has learnt on her entrepreneurial journey.
SkinYoga is the brainchild of sister-trio: Radhika, Jagriti and Deepika. They were born in West Bengal in India and grew up in a 20-acre farm in Gujarat where they grew their own vegetables and milked the cows for their daily dairy.
Later, they moved to other countries in order to pursue their respective college degrees. The transition from farm life to the concrete city life inspired them to create SkinYoga and to share with the world the importance of leading a yogic lifestyle.
In this article, founder of We Are Parable, Teanne Andrews asks 'Ever met a new business prospect and felt 100 per cent inspired afterwards?'
Kirstie White shares her journey and the lessons she has learned from the major corporate world to following her childhood dream of becoming her own boss.
The first business I built was ‘Kirstie’s Candy Corner’. It was basically a sweet shop where I created my own sherbet and sold it profitably. The only problem was that I was just seven years old! From there, the entrepreneurial spirit just grew, and the following is a speedy journey through my career and specifically how I started in the big corporate world, but just couldn’t fight that inner entrepreneur. I hope you identify with some of my experiences and gut feelings, and that you also have the confidence to cut loose and go for it to realise your career dreams!
The beginning… After leaving university in Manchester, I applied for various blue chip companies and landed a graduate job with Procter & Gamble.