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Petula Savin - Cousin Billie

  In todays episode I will speaking to Petula Savin, the founder and designer behind the beautiful Australian fashion label Cousin Billie. Cousin Billie is the only Fashion Label that combines tailored silhouettes with modest designs. 100% Ethically made in Australia, garments are released in limited quantities. I have been following along with Cousin Billie for quite some time now so I am excited to hear more about the lady behind the label and also what inspired these gorgeous garments.  Mentions: Fashion Label Launchpad Course - Sample Room - https://sampleroom.com.au/courses   Shout Out: Marriage Celebrant - Fay Corbett – https://www.instagram.com/la_fay_ette/ (Cover image by @littlewildlove) CREDITS: Guest: Petula Savin https://cousinbillie.com.au/ Guest Host: Samantha Meurant www.samanthameurant.com.au Producer: Samantha Meurant www.samanthameurant.com.au https://www.instagram.com/samanthameurant_art/ theruralcompass@gmail.com...

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Using your story in your business

  In todays episode where we will be answering your questions around telling your story for your business. [2:30] Questions 1 - My story is very mental health related. But I don’t want to be a downer. Is sharing the “bad” ok? [7:23] Question 2 - How do you tell your story succinctly? [10:50] Question 3 - This Question is more of a statement which comes in on Instagram from Em. She says she just has trouble telling the story at all.  I got a little bit of clarification on this one if it was putting her story into words or actually putting her story out there and she said “both really, I have trouble talking up anything I’ve created myself and...

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Beating Isolation in the Bush - International Rural Women's Day

International Rural Women’s Day- Beating Isolation in the Bush It is fantastic to celebrate and recognize the incredible women out in the rural and regional areas of Australia. They are the heart and soul of small towns, the ones that keep so many of our industries going and many are running their own businesses in addition to family commitments. International Rural Women’s Day is a day to shout from the rooftops and celebrate all things female and rural. Big Ideas Rural, a virtual space dedicated to educating and empowering rural business women is hosting a virtual summit themed “Inspiring Through Story.” “We wanted the summit to be virtual, so that any woman, any where could join. It’s about overcoming the...

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Jo Burston - Inspiring Rare Birds & Startup.Business

  In the episode today it is my pleasure to be sitting down and chatting with the incredible Jo Burston founder of Inspiring Rare Birds whose mission statement is that “Our mission is to improve the economic security of women globally through opportunities in entrepreneurship and leadership”. Jo is also the co-founder of startup.business which we will also be chatting a bit more about today.  Mentions: Engage & Create Consulting https://engageandcreateconsulting.com.au/ Pink Colada https://www.pinkcolada.com/   CREDITS: Guest: Jo Burston https://www.inspiringrarebirds.com/ https://startup.business/ Guest Host: Samantha Meurant www.samanthameurant.com.au Producer: Samantha Meurant www.samanthameurant.com.au https://www.instagram.com/samanthameurant_art/ theruralcompass@gmail.com Follow The Rural Compass: Visit the website to find out more www.theruralcompass.com.au Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theruralcompass/ Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/theruralcompass/ Want to Support The Rural Compass so that...

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Alice Armitage - Pandaemonium

In this episode I speak with Alice Armitage the Founder of Pandaemonium, a resources platform for innovators, creatives & self starters and James by Two, a solutions architecture firm focusing on solving challenges for your enterprise (big or small). Alice is a country girl born and raised in Guyra, NSW and has a background working in the Venture Capital and Tech space - having supported over $100m in funding for startups and working with entrepreneurs to see over billion dollar valuations for their companies. She knows a thing or two about how to get a business chugging along. Alice is now stepping away from the whirlwind life of Tech and spending more of her time focused on her roots and...

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