Stories of Australian women in business
Listen in to the latest episode of the She Will Shine podcast, where we shine a spotlight on women in business. It’s a refreshing dose of authenticity and inspiration in your ears.
Find just the right piece of business advice from someone who’s been there. Our business series features actionable tips on topics from dealing with uncertainty, to developing a marketing or content strategy. Our member stories are candid interviews with our members delving into their journeys and the realities of building a small business. They’re personal and honest conversations that will inspire you and leave you feeling more deeply connected to your fellow women in business.
If you’re a She Will Shine member, you could also have the opportunity to share your story on a future episode of our podcast.
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HOW DID KELLY OPEN A RETAIL STORE AFTER A CAREER IN EDUCATION? Kelly Williams shares how she opened her retail store, and the challenges she faced in making it a reality with no retail experience behind her.
WHAT LED AMELA TO STARTING HER ACCOUNTING FIRM? Amela Kmetas shares the journey to starting her accounting firm, and how returning to study has benefitted herself and her business.
HOW DID ANTOANELA FOLLOW HER CURIOSITY TO BUILD A FREELANCE COPYWRITING BUSINESS? Antoanela Safca shares how she started her business, and how it transitioned when she moved to Europe during Covid.
HOW DID ERIN GROW HER BUSINESS DURING THE PANDEMIC? Erin Huckle started her business 3 months before the pandemic hit. She shares her journey which led to creating her own PR and Communications consultancy.
HOW DID LEE’S JOURNEY LEAD HER TO CREATING AN OBM AND VA TEAM? Lee Doherty shares her business journey, the challenges she faced during her career, and how she has created her own business, on her own terms.
HOW DID JANE AND HER BUSINESS RECOVER FROM THE BUSHFIRES, AND THEN FACE COVID? Jane McKay shares her journey to starting her business, and how the Victorian bushfires and Covid impacted her business and life.
HOW DID LISA CHANGE HER DEFINITION OF SUCCESS? Lisa Wilson shares her journey from a highly successful career in corporate finance to running her own business, and how over the years her definition of success has changed.
HOW HAS MELISSA BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 20 YEARS? Melissa Norfolk started her digital agency 23 years ago, and shares the challenges she faced growing her business, hiring staff, and facing her busiest time over COVID.
HOW DID HAYLEY QUIT CORPORATE LIFE FOR SMALL BUSINESS? Hayley Robertson shares her journey, transitioning from a corporate career to small business and the challenges she faced after she launched her online business.
HOW DID RENAE BUILD A DIGITAL AGENCY? Renae Howard shares the challenges she faced along her journey as a Graphic Designer and Art Director, and the pivotal moments and relationships that shaped her business.
HOW DID KERRI EMBRACE BEING MULTI PASSIONATE IN BUSINESS? Kerri Gravina shares how she creatively moved through life with a strong work ethic, and how she’s embraced her Chef, Clairvoyant and Community passions.
HOW DID CATH OVERCOME FAILURE TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS? Cath Connell shares how despite experiencing a business failure, she decided to get back on that business journey with a different perspective of success.
“Such great listening, interesting women all with different stories to learn from.”
“Such great listening, interesting women all with different stories to learn from. Danielle has a great endearing quality and asks the questions you want to know the answers to. Invaluable information for anyone starting a new business. Love it!”
Founder at Plan B Skin Therapy
“I love how Danielle manages to dig a little deeper into these stories and really shine a light on these women’s varied journeys.”
“The perfect lockdown therapy. I so enjoyed listening to this podcast during my workday today. Listening to real women in business tell their stories had me feeling connected and joyful, despite our current times.
I love how Danielle manages to dig a little deeper into these stories and really shine a light on these women’s varied journeys. Very refreshing amongst a sea of PR polished interviews.”
Marketing Consultant at Wholehearted Marketing
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ON THE PODCAST
HOW DID SHANNON BECOME A BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP COACH? Shannon Dunn shares her journey from nursing, to corporate, to coaching, and the importance of self awareness and self development in business.
HOW DID FERNANDA CREATE A DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY? Fernanda Alberici shares how ambition and determination led her to creating a successful business, and how overcoming imposter syndrome has been a constant challenge.