We Make It Work

We Make It Work

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In each episode, our guests talk about how they work flexibly in hope to empower those who are looking to freelance or just starting out in freelancing.


#16: Natalie Shaul | Choosing a different way to live life
Jul 30 • 40 min
Lifestyle Coach for burnt out women focusing on their diet and lifestyle and identifying the underlying cause of burnt out. As Natalie talks through, the cause is not always what you see on the surface. Natalie talks about how she deals with living with…
#15: Kezia Hall | Pivoting from one freelance career to another
Jul 23 • 27 min
Kezia Hall is THE Gut Goddess. She is a holistic nutritionist women helping those who are fed up of feeling bloated. She has freelanced for the last 12 years and started way before starting a family. I highly recommend listening to her story to get a…
#14: Camilla McGill | Path to being a potty training support for parents
Jul 16 • 24 min
Camila is a specialist in potty training. Using gentle methods and collaborate with parents to ensure they get the support they most need. Thank you Camilla for sharing the vulnerabilities of being a parent, working for yourself and how technology has…
#13: Claire Gallagher | Dealing with digital overwhelm
Jul 9 • 38 min
Listen to this podcast for Claire’s views on the work-life blend that is flexible working and dealing with digital overwhelm. We also discuss how coaching and paying for help can help grow your business. Claire is a website strategist and designer from…
#12: Grant Jennings | Running an ethical agency and promoting flexible working
Jul 2 • 35 min
(5:30) Grant Jennings is the director & founder of Creative Blend, a specialist creative agency based in Brighton. Today, he discusses how he wanted to encourage flexible working to enrich his staff and his passion for the non profit sector that inspired…
#11: Adria Tarrida | Crowdfunding expert
Jun 25 • 34 min
Adria started off as a Brand Marketing Manager for Kimberley-Clark and now is a Crowdfundraising Consultant. He talks about how he found his niche and the importance of setting yourself objectives. Listen to this podcast for tool suggestions to manage…
#10: Sarah Merry | A recruitment consultant’s perspective on flexible working
Jun 18 • 27 min
Sarah shares her drive to set up her own recruitment consultancy business and her passion to find the right candidates for roles and the right roles for the candidates she represents. Sarah gives her view on the flexible work market and company’s changing…
#9: Natalie Styles | Getting content right for LinkedIn
Jun 12 • 27 min
Natalie Styles is a HR consultant working with charities, start ups and scale up businesses. Natalie has been working flexibly for almost 3 years. In this week’s episode she shares are experiences of LinkedIn and what has worked for her and hasn’t. I have…
#8: Al Stevens | UX designer working remotely in France for a UK company
Jun 4 • 20 min
Al is a UX/UI designer and works remotely for Click Travel whose HQ is based in Birmingham. They are a company of around 100 people based in Birmingham and remotely in the UK/Europe, 50 of these are in the product and engineering team. They offer flexible…
#7: Victoria Doxat | My boobs are famous!
May 28 • 36 min
(03:38) Victoria is a part-time philosophy teacher and freelance copywriter. In this episode, Victoria shares how she has used her positive attitude to shaping her flexible working week. She has some fantastic tips on how to best use LinkedIn so this…
#6: Frank Sinclair | Own it, box it, move forward
May 21 • 36 min
Frank Sinclair is an online personal trainer with over 2,000 clients and 14,700 Instagram followers and his own podcast, Fit With Frank. He works flexibly and his clients are able to access his fitness videos flexibly too. Win win. Frank discusses how he…
#5: Jess Williams-Chadwick| Empowering Mothers
May 14 • 22 min
Jess discusses her life as a Digital marketer at Rock Salt Consulting, a company she formed with her husband and her super power networking skills. She introduces us to the Hoxby Collective and myself the concept of empowering Mothers in the community.…
#4: David Pawsey | Using Flexibility of Freelancing to Manage Anxiety
May 7 • 41 min
David speaks frankly about his anxiety and how leaving his career as a journalist at the Financial Times to freelance has helped him find work that keeps him balanced. Links to find David: [email protected] or www.deepsocial.co.uk This Huffington…
#3: Reshma - My pivot from auditor to Creation Station Franchise Owner
Apr 30 • 30 min
Resh quit her 13 year career in London, which she loved, to run the Creation Station franchise in Eastbourne in order to spend more time with her daughter. She discusses her pivot and challenges she faces and her hopes and dreams for the near future. To…
#2: Caroline Robertson | Side hustling from people to promoting self-care
Apr 15 • 47 min
Caroline Robertson shares her story of how being a single parent of two young children meant she needed to find flexible work to pay bills but afford her the time she needed to be a mother to her children. As her children have grown older, her working…
#1: Liane J Butcher | Using voluntary work to change career paths
Apr 15 • 25 min
Liane J Butcher talks about how she rediscovered her work values whilst volunteering in Kurdistan, the effect of war on people, and how she came to incorporate yoga in her working life. We discuss the challenges of working in two very different…
Trailer - We Make It Work
Apr 15 • 1 min
Please listen to our little intro to explain what this podcast series is about. For each episode, our guests talk about how they work flexibly in hope to empower those who are looking to freelance or just starting out in podcasting.