They Started It with Angelica Malin

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They Started It with Angelica Malin is a podcast that takes you on a journey from business idea to reality, with a range of inspiring, dynamic CEOs and business leaders. Hosted by Angelica Malin, bestselling author, entrepreneur and founder of About Time Magazine, through this series, we’ll be discovering what it really takes to make it as an entrepreneur, from mindset to hard business lessons, with some incredible, awe-inspiring guests.

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Lisa Johnson: From £30k in Debt to a Multi-Million Pound Coaching Business
43:17

This week's episode shares the amazing story of Lisa Johnson, an entrepreneur who was once £30k in debt as a single mum, who went on to build a multi-million pound coaching business.


There's lots of focus on overcoming hardship and challenges in entrepreneurship in this episode. We hear Lisa's journey about overcoming adversity and developing self-trust to build a highly profitable business. We talk about mistakes Lisa made along the way and how she came back stronger from there. Now helping 100s of entrepreneurs to build their own passive income and make money online, Lisa shares her top tips for finding more financial freedom and joy in work - and making work, work for you.


An inspiring for entrepreneurs everywhere, tune in now!



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Jul 25, 2022
The Happiness Explorer: Lydia Kimmerling on the Power of Life Coaching
43:14

This week on #TheyStartedIt, I'm joined by Lydia Kimmerling, Founder of The Happiness Explorer.


Lydia is CEO and Founder of The Happiness Explorer™, Master certified life and business coach, educator, motivational speaker, and cheerleader for anyone looking to find true happiness. In this episode, we deep-dive into Lydia's personal journey into coaching, moving to Ibiza and creating her dream life. We explore lots of topics around personal development, include how to overcome fear to make big changes in your life, learn to tune out the negative opinions of others and be bold in your dreams. If you've got ambitions to make impactful changes in your life, tune in for an honest and helpful episode on how to get unstuck and build a life you love.



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Jul 12, 2022
Speakers Corner: Nick Gold on how to build a profitable speaking career
53:08
This week on #TheyStartedIt, I'm joined by Nick Gold, MD of Speakers Corner. Nick is also the author of 'Speaking with Confidence, published by Penguin Business. In this episode, Nick shares his insights on how you can develop your confidence with public speaking, grow a profitable speaking business and land yourself on more stages all around the world. If you've got ambitions to develop a speaking career, tune in for an honest and helpful episode on how to build your reputation as a speaker. Nick's understanding and expertise of the speaking industry are unparalleled - this is one episode you don't want to miss!

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Jun 20, 2022
Pizza Pilgrims: How two brothers built a multi-million pound pizza empire
53:33

This week's episode shares the amazing story of Thom and James Elliot, brothers who founded London's favourite pizza chain Pizza Pilgrims.


There's lots of focus on FUN in entrepreneurship in this episode. So often, we hear stories of business growth that only talk about the hard grind and hustle, but we forget that business is meant to be enjoyable too. The brothers share their incredible business journey - from the early days of trading out of a Piaggio scooter in the streets of Soho to growing an empire of pizzerias across London. Tune in for a lively and informative discussion of what growing a business of this kind is REALLY like, from missteps and hard lessons to lockdown success. Warning: may cause pizza cravings.



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May 16, 2022
TRIP CBD: How an accident led to a dazzling drinks business
42:53

Olivia Ferdi, co-founder of one the UK’s leading CBD oil and drinks suppliers, shares how she built a booming drinks business with her husband.


They Started It with Angelica Malin is a podcast that takes you on a journey from business idea to reality, with a range of inspiring, dynamic CEOs and business leaders. Hosted by Angelica Malin, bestselling author, entrepreneur and founder of About Time Magazine, through this series, we’ll be discovering what it really takes to make it as an entrepreneur, from mindset to hard business lessons, with some incredible, awe-inspiring guests. This season is kindly sponsored by Funderbeam - The global investing and trading platform for investors to buy and sell equity stakes in private companies - find out more on https://www.funderbeam.com/.


Follow @jellymalin for all the behind-the-scenes of making the podcast and don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to get new episodes delivered to you. If you benefited from this conversation, please leave a review so more people can find the show! 



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Apr 25, 2022
Georgina Kirby, Co-Founder of Vine Health, on using technology for good
39:43
This week on She Started It, I’m in the studio with Georgina Kirby, Co-Founder of Vine Health. Georgina is a data scientist and entrepreneur, who co-founded Vine Health, which optimises cancer patient outcomes through artificial intelligence and behavioural neuropsychology. Discover what it’s like to be a woman in technology, the future of cancer treatment and how to get your business idea off the ground.

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Mar 23, 2020
Saasha Celestial-One, Co-Founder of OLIO, on building an eco-conscious business
32:53
Ever thought about launching an eco-conscious business? Hear from food sharing app Founder Saasha Celestial-One in this week’s episode of She Started It. Frustrated by the food waste epidemic in the UK, Saasha and her Co-Founder set about to create a technological solution that could help users throw away less food. Find out how Saasha got her business off the ground - from raising investment to hiring a team - in this special episode.

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Mar 16, 2020
Ellie Flynn on investigations, going undercover and creating your own luck
33:27
Another week, another inspiring guest. This week on She Started It, I’m joined by Ellie Flynn, documentary filmmaker and presenter. Ellie has made a number of documentaries for BBC Three, exposing issues that affect young people across the world - from landlords exploiting vulnerable tenants for sex, to child marriage in the USA. We chat about her career, how she broke into the industry and advice for aspiring journalists.

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Mar 09, 2020
Jenny Afia on life as a top entertainment lawyer
30:04
On this week’s episode of She Started It, I’m joined by Jenny Afia, Head of the Legal Team at Shillings. Jenny is a high-flying entertainment lawyer, who helps the world’s most successful people have more privacy and protect their reputations. Wondering what a job like that entails? Tune in to discover the secret of being a top lawyer in the city.

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Mar 02, 2020
Justine Roberts CBE, Founder of Mumsnet, on business, challenges & growing a global community
33:48
This week on She Started It, I’m joined in the studio by Justine Roberts CBE, Founder of Mumsnet and Gransnet. Starting from her kitchen table, over the last 18 years Justine has built the largest social network for parents in the world, with over 14 million unique users per month. We chat about the journey of building Mumsnet, the challenges of being an entrepreneur and the future of work

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Feb 24, 2020
Pip Stewart on travel, passion & a life of adventures
31:58
On this week’s episode of She Started It with Angelica Malin, I chat to Pip Stewart - an adventurer, presenter and writer. From cycling from Malaysia to London, to paddling the length of The Essequibo, Pip’s adventures have taken her across the globe. We chat about the realities, highs and lows of being a professional wanderluster.

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Feb 17, 2020
Annie Mac on motherhood, music & making it
37:09
We’re kicking off the new series of She Started It with the legend that is Annie Mac! BBC Radio 1 DJ, Lost & Found festival entrepreneur and mother of 2, Annie Mac does it all. But what’s the secret of her success? I sat down with Annie for an honest chat about her long-lasting career, juggling being a parent and goals for the future.

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Feb 10, 2020
Maxine Mawhinney on Princess Diana, TV and changing lanes at 60
36:02
This week on She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by the very wonderful Maxine Mahwinney. Maxine Mawhinney is a journalist and broadcaster from Belfast. Until 2017, Maxine was the UK’s oldest female national newsreader. Maxine left the BBC in 2017 to launch a new career at the age of 60. For 20 years she was a senior BBC News and current affairs anchor, covering stories from the Oklahoma bombing to the death of Princess Diana. Now she has launched her own global interview programme, The Moment. We chat about her glittering career in broadcast, advice for aspiring journalists, why she left the BBC and how to conduct a great interview (hint: it’s all about listening). Don’t forget to leave a review, rate and subscribe for a new episode of She Started It every Monday!

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Sep 09, 2019
Suzi Malin on life as a portrait painter
28:45
On this week’s episode of She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by my mum! My wonderful mum, Suzi Malin, is a world-renowned portrait painter. She studied at the Slade School of Art before embarking on a career as a portrait painter. Her many well-known and eminent sitters include Zandra Rhodes, Elton John, Peter Sellers, Lord Hume and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. Suzi has 9 portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, but her best work is obviously making me. We chat about what art school was like in the 70s, her most memorable sitters and life as a portrait painter. Don’t forget to leave a review, rate and subscribe for a new episode of She Started It every Monday!

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Aug 03, 2019
Natasha Devon MBE on mental health, body image & young people
35:15
On this week’s episode of She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m sitting down with Natasha Devon MBE. Natasha is a writer & activist, who tours schools and colleges throughout the UK, delivering talks as well as conducting research on mental health, body image, gender and social equality. Her current projects are the Mental Health Media Charter and Where’s Your Head At? which aims to change the law to protect the mental health of British workers. Her ‘mind manual’ -‘A Beginner’s Guide to Being Mental: An A-Z’ - was published last year. I chat to Natasha about her work (and how she’s “invented” her own career), the mental health epidemic in the UK, a very public sacking and what changes she’d like to see the government make to safeguard young people. Don’t forget to leave a review, rate and subscribe for a new episode of She Started It every Monday!

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Jul 27, 2019
Joanna Hardy on law, sexism and the future of the Bar
29:29
On this week’s episode of She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m joined in the studio by Joanna Hardy, a leading criminal barrister, ranked in the Legal 500 as a leading junior in general crime. Joanna came to the Bar following a solid academic background; she read Law at King’s College London where she graduated with First Class Honours and was awarded a postgraduate scholarship to read for her LLM Master of Laws, graduating with Distinction. Joanna reveals what it’s really like to be a female criminal barrister in the UK - after her viral comments about sexism in the industry - and gives career advice for aspiring young lawyers. Don’t forget to leave a review, rate and subscribe for a new episode of She Started It every Monday!

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Jul 20, 2019
Callie Thorpe on body positivity, self-confidence and career goals
34:34
This week on She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by Callie Thorpe, a plus-size blogger, Instagram and all-round sassy Welsh girl. Callie is a leader in the body positivity space, most recently launching ‘The Confidence Corner’ - a platform for others to share their self-love stories and practice body positivity. Callie was the UK’s first plus-size fashion columnist for Marie Claire, and has collaborated with brands such as Evans, ASOS and Dove. Tune in for an episode that will fill you with confidence, self-love and a dose of positivity on your morning commute. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jul 13, 2019
Karen Gill MBE on gender equality, resilience & women in business
33:40
This week on #SheStartedIt with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by Karen Gill MBE. Karen is the co-founder of everywoman, the membership organisation that seeks to advance all women in business by increasing their number, and raising their status in the economic community. Prior to founding everywoman, Karen had an international career as a Vice President for Intercontinental Hotel Group, working across Asia Pacific and EMEA. Together with Co-Founder Maxine Benson, Karen was appointed the MBE in 2009 in recognition of her service to women’s enterprise and in 2017 the Government’s Women’s Business Council recognised their outstanding commitment to the advancement of women in business. We chat about what it was like starting everywoman 20 years ago, solutions to the gender pay gap, resilience in business (especially when faced with challenges) & Karen’s global goals. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jul 06, 2019
Ash Sarkar on finding your voice, social media backlash and dream politics
39:03
This week on She Started It with Angelica Malin, I’m in the studio with Ash Sarkar. Ash is a 27-year old journalist and political activist, serving as a senior editor at Novara Media. She contributes to the Guardian and The Independent, as well as featuring on TV programmes such as Question Time, Good Morning Britain, Sky News and Daily Politics. The Times has described her as "Britain's loudest Corbynista", and Dazed Magazine said she is one of "the voices resetting the political agenda in the UK". Ash shot to fame after footage went viral after she appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain to discuss the Stop Trump march, telling presenter Piers Morgan: “I’m literally a communist, you idiot.” Over the past year she has become one of the country’s leading left-wing political commentators. I chat to Ash about going what it’s like going viral, social media backlash, finding your voice and why her dream housemate in Celebrity Big Brother would be Anthony Joshua. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jun 29, 2019
Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle, on building a global business
39:57
This week on #SheStartedIt with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle! Melanie was appointed CEO of the company in June 2015 and in her role, oversees all aspects of the SoulCycle's booming business. During her time, Melanie has increased the company’s geographic footprint to more than 90 studios in 18 markets across the USA, Canada and now London. Melanie graduated from Brown University with a degree in Engineering and Economics and lives in downtown New York City with her husband and kids. I grab Melanie for a chat on her whistle stop tour to the UK to promote the opening of the first ever SoulCycle in London; we chat about the ethos behind the iconic spinning studios, her work ethic and drive, and discover the secrets of building a global business. Want to know what it takes to be the CEO of a high-growth start-up like SoulCycle? Tune in. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jun 24, 2019
Alice Liveing on Instagram ideals, fitness goals and domestic abuse
42:22
This week on #SheStartedIt with Angelica Malin, I’m joined by the amazing Alice Liveing. Alice is a health & wellbeing influencer, bestselling author and personal trainer. Alice’s genuine message and passion for the power of fitness has seen her build an audience of over 630K followers and release three books; The Body Bible, Eat Well Every Day and Everyday Fitness. Alice writes a column for Women’s Health UK, hosts her monthly Liveing Well panel events and also launched two of her own collections with Primark. She has also been made an ambassador for Women’s Aid. We chat about her fast-paced career (and why she’s never had a 5-year plan), the realities of being an influencer, self-compassion and speaking up about domestic abuse. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jun 15, 2019
Cherie Blair CBE on female empowerment, Downing Street and technology
40:06
Welcome to #SheStartedIt with Angelica Malin - a new podcast hosted by entrepreneur Angelica Malin, founder of About Time Magazine and the About Time Academy, featuring incredible, inspiring women who are at the top of their industries. On my first episode, I’m joined by Cherie Blair - a leading human rights lawyer, philanthropist and committed campaigner for women’s rights. In 2008, Cherie established the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, inspired by her experiences of meeting women across the world during her time in Downing Street as the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women empowers women to build small and growing businesses in low and middle income countries, so that they can contribute to their economies and have a stronger voice in their societies. We chat about Cherie’s amazing career as a QC, setting up the foundation, the importance of mentorship and using technology to help empower women around the world. Listeners can reach out to Cherie via LinkedIn or keep up to date with the Foundation through their websitetwitter or Instagram. Don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe for a new episode every Monday!

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Jun 04, 2019