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EP9 – Understanding leadership with Jenny Cole

EP9 – Understanding leadership with Jenny Cole

Jenny generously shares her own personal experience when she rapidly rose through the ranks to Principal of a school and found herself burnt out. This led her to question why some people cope so well and others, like herself, found themselves crumbling under the pressure.   She is a renowned leadership coach who specialises in education but also to the wider female business community. She has 2 businesses, but her baby is Positively Beaming. Her goal is to not only survive but thrive in this...

EP8 – Lisa Kniebe – Courses That Connect

EP8 – Lisa Kniebe – Courses That Connect

As the Launch Success Coach, Lisa helps coaches and healers translate their one-to-one work into online courses. Her specialty is launch messaging, and she really knows how to work her magic with words.   As a copywriter, Lisa found herself booked out – a common occurrence for those that deliver services such as coaches and trainers. She was inspired to create an online course and quickly developed a passion for helping others create their online course.   Lisa believes that everyone has an...

EP7 – Understanding the role of a VA with Marie Robertson-King

EP7 – Understanding the role of a VA with Marie Robertson-King

Join Sarah as she chats with Marie Robertson-King, her VA about all things “virtual assistant” from understanding how to outsource tasks in your business to getting organised with tools such as Asana.   Marie Robertson-King is the Head Empress of organisation and systems at Empress of Order. After spending decades in the corporate world, Marie is now bringing her wealth of experience in administration, reporting, communications and procedures to the small- business community.   Marie has...

Social Circus EP6 Jo Bendle

Social Circus EP6 Jo Bendle

Jo Bendle is the Founder of the Meant for More Movement empowering women in business to stop settling and claim more from life. She’ll fast-track you to claiming your more with her proven methodology that gets you clear, focused, and taking aligned action towards the right dreams. Jo shares her own personal journey and how she created a business that allowed her to be location-independent and how she is now the leader of a movement that helps women create a business that lives up to their...

EP5 – Getting started with list building

EP5 – Getting started with list building

In Episode 5, Sarah discussed the foundations you need to get started with list building. To get started with list building, you don’t need lots of moving parts. Start simple – you need an email marketing platform and a lead magnet.   So why is list building important? Let’s look at a couple of things that happened   You know that social media is my jam - I love it  and spend a huge chunk of my business teaching and coaching people on how to make the most of it. But (now this may surprise...

EP4 – Rachelle Glendon – How to Live Slow

EP4 – Rachelle Glendon – How to Live Slow

Rachelle Glendon hosts the podcast How To Live Slow where she shares stories and inspiration about motherhood and slow, seasonal, simple living for gentle mums who want to opt out of hustle culture. She supports her clients to do less, be more present and prioritise rest in a world that pressures mums to 'bounce back'. Her first book, The Seasons Of Slow, is due out later this year.  Rachelle shares her own journey where she found herself considering how on earth she could do it all. She...

EP3 – Podcasting with Amanda Kendle

EP3 – Podcasting with Amanda Kendle

In Episode 3, Sarah interviews Amanda Kendle. Amanda Kendle is a seasoned professional in the social media space and has had the podcast, The Thoughtful Traveller. Amanda started a blog 17 years ago. She was encouraged to start travel blogging, initially for someone else and then her own. Her experience dates to 2010 in the social media space and she now offers support to sole traders, creatives and small businesses teaching them the best ways to promote their work on social media. As well as...

EP2 – Why you cannot be ignoring video any longer

EP2 – Why you cannot be ignoring video any longer

EP2 - Why you cannot be ignoring video any longer Video has been a hot trend for so long. In this episode, Sarah will chat about why it is a great idea to get visible and if you are not ready yet, some great alternatives to creating video. In Episode 2, Sarah discussed the importance of video content. Taken from a study done by HubSpot, she shares some key insights including: • Video continues to be a key priority for marketers. • The amount of video people watch online has doubled since 2018....

Ep1 – Meet your Host Sarah Thomson

Ep1 – Meet your Host Sarah Thomson

Welcome to the first episode of The Social Circus. In this episode, you will meet your host, Sarah Thomson. She will share her journey into entrepreneurship with you. This is an introduction and over the coming episodes, you will get to learn more about Sarah as she shares her wisdom and insights.