If you need one reason to tune in to this week’s episode, it’s this: Joy Foster, our fearless leader, says this episode is one of her favourites of the year 🤯. And, ladies, Joy’s right on the money – this episode is a corker.
Christine Palmer’s story will sound familiar, we’re sure. Having got comfortable in a career that was no longer challenging her, she did what many are too scared to contemplate: she said hello to her fears about the business start-up costs and a drop in salary and gave them the famous TechPixies’ karate kick in the chops.
And now Christine has unleashed her entrepreneurial spirit, there’s no stopping her. Having launched a doggy-inspired sustainable t-shirt business called Olive & Ozzie Too (we’re animal mad here at TechPixies HQ, so this is right up our street), Christine is all set to get her online course off the ground – she’ll be helping business leaders better manage their staff.
We love that Christine’s dogs– a Jack Russell called Olive, and Ozzie, a labrador pup (they have their own Instagram account 😍) – inspired her t-shirts, and we adore how the t-shirts feature designs illustrated by her daughter. We also love that Christine is generously offering listeners a 15% discount, as well as free postage and packing, on orders right now (woo-hoo!).
Here’s why you need to tune in
In this episode, you’ll hear why Christine waved ta-ta to her 16-year career in catering and why she’d never go back. You’ll also learn how TechPixies has given her both the skills and the mindset to succeed. And to anyone who’s sat there right now wondering if you should join our training programme or set up your own business, take Christine’s advice: JUST DO IT!!!
Here’s what to listen out for:
[03:30] Christine talks about how she gave up a 16-year career in catering to follow her dreams.
[07:37] Find out a little more about dropshipping and printing on demand.
[09:39] As a true entrepreneur, Christine talks about a whole new business idea she’s exploring.
[13:37] If Christine could go back, would she?
[15:57] Are you Helen A, Helen B or Helen C?
[17:48] If you’re feeling nervous about making the leap to set up your own business, you’ll love Christine’s advice.
[18:50] Learn the surprising career path Joy could have taken.
[22:45] Hear how mindfulness has helped Christine, and discover why now is the past, present and future.
Press play now, and don’t forget that 15% discount! Use the code TECHPIXIES on the Olive & Ozzie Too website to get your mitts on the ‘pawfect’ treat for any dog lover.
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
TechPixies training – Social Media Superhero Bootcamp
Jill and Josh Stanton – Course Creator’s Bootcamp
James Wedmore – Business By Design
Kyle Cease – The Illusion of Money
Transform your work life. At TechPixies, we’re turning around the work lives of women everywhere with our award-winning 90-day Transformational Social Media Magic Programme. See what we can do for you by signing up for our Bootcamp.
Get in touch. If you’ve got a question you want the answer to or a problem you need solving, or you have suggestions for future topics and guests, let us know. Email us at [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you.
Your opinion matters. If you’ve loved this episode, please rate and review the show. We want to transform the lives of as many women as possible, and your support helps us do just that. We even have a special gift as a thank you! When you submit a screengrab of your podcast subscription, we’ll send you our ‘Quick Start Guide to Podcasting’.
Listen up! Don’t miss out. We have so much content we want to share with you and many exciting episodes in the pipeline. Ensure you never miss an episode by following us on Spotify and subscribing to the Sparkle and Thrive Podcast on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe now.