How I Got Here - Career inspiration & business advice
How I Got Here - Career inspiration & business advice
Westfield
Get inspired with top business advice from successful founders and entrepreneurs alike in this podcast series ‘How I Got Here’ by Westfield.  Across 8 episodes the series explores a range of interesting and inspirational careers, interviewing business founders and individuals about their career journeys to date and discovering how they got to where they are now. Reece Parkinson (BBC 1Xtra) delves into the journeys from the likes of Henry Milroy, Co-Founder of Pan N Ice finding out how a summer trip to Thailand birthed the pioneers of ice cream rolls in the U.K. Philip Taylor, CEO and Founder of Carbon Theory, who went from making soap in his kitchen at home to one of the top selling medicated skincare products in the UK and US in under 2 years and Emmanuel Asuquo who gives an insight into the importance of understanding the value of money. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Follow your passion and go with your gut
On this final episode join Ajay Pabial the Founder of Art Clubbers and Oktay Saliev who runs the Hustle Guide, plus Kadijia one of their alumni as they discuss how they help support young people and budding entrepreneurs journey into the creative sector. Highlighting the importance of following your passion, believing in your abilities and the benefits of surrounding yourself with like-minded people. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 16, 2020
25 min
Make money work for you
In Episode 07, financial guru Emmanuel Asuquo, with over 15 years’ experience in finance, shares how his bedroom window became his vision board growing up and how setting high expectations aided him to become a young financial advisor at just 22 years old. Reece and Emmanuel explore the importance of getting intelligent with your finances, knowing your value and how Covid-19 has highlighted the need for multiple streams of income.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 16, 2020
30 min
Change making career choices
Campaign Manager at Love Not Landfill, Hannah Carter shares her career journey, from corporate PR to pursuing her passion of helping the environment. Hannah explains what exactly a circular economy is, the difference between a Not for Profit organisation and a Charity and outlines how Love Not Landfill has helped divert a whopping 15.2 tonnes of clothing from landfill in 2019*. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 16, 2020
29 min
Don't bring problems, bring solutions
Join Reece as he chats with foodie founders Bex of Bexfast, the all-natural, vegan breakfast company and Mehak Kansal founder and owner of Bindas Eatery, a new Indian restaurant concept whilst they talk all things suppliers, turning a dream into a reality, the challenges faced and getting their top tips on starting a business.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 14, 2020
37 min
Innovation in a saturated market
Co-Founder of Gymbox, David Cooper, speaks to Reece Parkinson on how the brand took fitness to a new level, creating one of the original boutique gym concepts in the UK and the need to create unique and innovative experiences in a saturated market.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 12, 2020
31 min
Wall Street to Award-Winning Chef and Restaurateur
In this episode Reece Parkinson sits down for a chat with Judy Joo, award winning Korean Chef, TV personality and founder of Seoul Bird, a new Korean street food concept at Westfield London. Judy shares the importance of food startups needing to adapt to the new environment post Covid-19, the significance of knowing your finances when starting a business and how its important to never giving up, and shoot for the stars. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 7, 2020
31 min
Hard work, magic and a viral Daily Mail feature
Joined by CEO, and founder Philip Taylor of medicated skincare brand Carbon Theory, Reece Parkinson and Philip discuss how hard work and a little bit of magic helped the idea grow on a tight budget to become one of the top selling ranges in the U.K. and US in under 2 years. Philip shares his tips on starting a business in the skincare industry, the importance of having a unique selling point and the need to stay persistent. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 6, 2020
36 min
Failures are building blocks to success
Welcome to the 'How I Got Here' podcast! In Episode 01 Reece Parkinson is joined by the pioneer of ice cream rolls in the U.K, Pan-n-Ice Co-Founder, Henry Milroy. Sharing how having self-confidence and the belief, gave him the push to start the business without knowing everything and understanding the notion, the quicker you make mistakes the quicker you learn from them, enabling the business to scale-up and constantly evolve.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 6, 2020
30 min
How I Got Here - Introduction
Introducing 'How I Got Here' by Westfield.Get inspired with top business advice from successful founders and entrepreneurs alike in this podcast series ‘How I Got Here’ by Westfield.  Across 8 episodes the series explores a range of interesting and inspirational careers, interviewing business founders and individuals about their career journeys to date and discovering how they got to where they are now. Reece Parkinson (BBC 1Xtra) delves into the journeys from the likes of Henry Milroy, Co-Founder of Pan N Ice finding out how a summer trip to Thailand birthed the pioneers of ice cream rolls in the U.K. Philip Taylor, CEO and Founder of Carbon Theory, who went from making soap in his kitchen at home to one of the top selling medicated skincare products in the UK and US in under 2 years and Emmanuel Asuquo who gives an insight into the importance of understanding the value of money. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 5, 2020
1 min