If you’ve ever spent a weekend baffled by Ikea’s assembly instructions 😵, you’ll know that some things in life are unnecessarily complicated.
Take a critical path analysis. Sahar Hashemi and her brother used it to bring the New York-style coffee bar to the UK and turn a nation of tea drinkers into a country unable to start its day without a skinny latte or caramel macchiato to go.
As Sahar explains in this week’s incredible episode of the Sparkle and Thrive podcast, a critical path analysis is just a fancy term for a to-do list. Her list took Sahar from concept to coffee bar in one year and she’s so confident that anyone can follow in her footsteps that she wrote a book to prove it. 📚
Here’s why you need to tune in
This isn’t just a story of how one woman and her brother changed the world of coffee. This episode is a call to entrepreneurial arms. You’ll realise that the qualities that make great entrepreneurs are ones women already possess; you’ll discover why there’s power in starting small; plus, you’ll want to jump straight on Sahar’s Buy Women Built campaign as soon as it launches. Because we should all be shouting about female-led businesses. 📣
Here’s what to listen out for:
[00:57] Hear why Sahar calls herself an ‘accidental entrepreneur’.
[04:28] Learn why adversity can be a motivator.
[06:45] Sahar talks about how she and her brother started Coffee Republic.
[11:00] Why the power of small is dynamite.
[12:56] Hear what Sahar and her brother did to attract customers.
[20:04] Sahar discusses why women make great entrepreneurs.
[22:09] Discover Sahar’s next project to put female-led businesses on the map.
We’re off to write our to-do list! We suggest you press play now. ▶️▶️▶️
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
Sahar and Bobby Hashemi – Anyone Can Do It
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