Podcast

Hello, Hello – I’ve got a Podcast!

I am a HUGE fan of Podcasts. When I used to do the commute to work either on the train going into London or in my car up the M20 I would put a Podcast on to listen to – anything from funny stories, learning about digital or just plain comedy gold.

They’re brilliant to listen to and it’s been a dream of mine to launch one and now it’s here. The idea for this Podcast came from my monthly newsletter actually because I have a section in there called “The Juggle is Real: Musings of a Parent and Business Owner” and it’s my little section to talk about what is going on in my juggle, how I am surviving, what new challenges have been thrown my way.

Due to my style of writing, which has always been conversational, I felt that this area would make a great Podcast. A place where I can talk to you about these challenges, include a little bit of my “know-how” and speak to people I admire – having a conversation about the topics of juggling both.

You can subscribe and listen right now on iTunes , on Spotify and Stitcher for Android.

Episode Guide

Episode 11 – My First Year of Being Self Employed

That’s right, I made it to the end of my first year of being self-employed on my business and boy has this been a year of so much learning. In this honest episode I share with you what I’ve learnt, the journey it has been and my advice to anyone else making the leap. 

 

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Episode 10 – That thing called Mum Guilt

You’ve heard of this right? It affects so many of us, and I know it’s not just for mums either. In this episode Danielle from Mum focused events company MilknFizz and I are talking about how guilt specifically effects us, the balancing act of parenting and business owner. 

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Episode 9 – Being your best self

One of the things I am learning all the time since being my own boss is that I really do have to look after myself. If I’m not functioning to my best nothing else I do will. In this episode I’m chatting to the fabulous Anya author of The Supermum Myth and blog Mothers Wellness Toolkit about how your best self is really there, you just need to tune in and find it.

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Episode 8 – We Were on a Break

Sometimes Social Media does us in – it’s true. Keeping up with the changes that it throws with us on top of creating content and being with our families. Amy from We are Social Butterflies took a break not long ago and in this episode we chat about what that was like for her, why she did and how you can stay sane when you’re being social.

 

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Episode 7 – “Cutting yourself some slack”

This is one of the hardest things to do isn’t it? I am learning this so much, especially now running my own business. It’s more important than ever to just take the foot of the gas and give yourself a break.

 

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Episode 6 – The Balancing Act

We all want it don’t we? That elusive “Work/Life Balance”. It powers why we start our own businesses, to have that control on how much work and life interact with each other. I know as a new business owner I am trying to get that balance back and who better to talk to about it then Steve Folland from the Being Freelance Podcast. Many of you will probably already know Steve and his amazing “radio voice” but if you don’t check out the links below. Hope you enjoy the episode.

 

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Episode 5 – Working towards the Future

Are you currently on Maternity Leave and soon heading back to the office? How are you feeling? In this episode I’m talking to Charlotte Speak about returning to the office and how we both felt doing it. Charlotte has recently launched Power of the Parent – Coaching for parents heading back to the corporate world after having children, but also working with the companies to see how they can manage the transition better.

 

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Episode 4 – “I can’t start a business, can I?”

Oooh it’s me back on this episode and I’m talking about something that is very important to my journey of how I got here running my own business. I’ve wanted to do it for years but self belief and confidence always held me back, but in 2016 I decided not to let me be the reason why I am not doing things. You might be feeling the same, and I’m here to tell you it’s okay and you can really do this, trust me.

 

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Episode 1 – What’s this all about then?

Why did I launch a Podcast? Come on Max, what’s this all about. Well, I’ll tell you exactly why in this little intro episode.

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Episode 2 – Breaking the Corporate Chain

I get to chat to my lovely friend Louise, owner of Fleurir Creative. We met 6 years ago at our corporate job and got pregnant at the same time. We talk all about Flexible Working, working for yourself, the corporate world and how we never want to go back.

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Episode 3 – The Power of Saying No

Nicky Raby and I met in February 2017, it was an eyes across a busy table kind of thing at a meetup. One of the great topics we have spoken about is saying no and what that looks like in business and in parenting, so we thought why not share that with you. Maybe you struggle with it like we do.

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