Get inspired and motivated by Jen’s guests as they share their Entrepreneur’s Story plus pick up exclusive Social Media tips, advice and lessons from running a business as a solo-en- trepreneur.

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CREATIVE CONNECTIONS SERIES
This series of conversations focuses on creativity and how we can all approach our businesses with more creativity 

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011: Sarah Starrs | 
http://www.sarahstarrs.com

In this episode, Jen and Sarah discuss the pressure to make your creativity pay your bills, the challenge of staying creative when inspiration isn't visiting and routines that support creative endeavours. Sarah also shares how comparison became a roadblock for her creativity and how she transitioned her way into a new phase of creative expression and business..

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010: Jessica Valor |
www.jessicavalor.com

In this episode, Jessica shares how to evolve your creativity and access your intuition (or as Jessica calls it your divine intelligence system) to bring about the dreams and aspirations you've yet to realise. She talks to Jen about her work as a healer, oracle and medium and working with energy to live a creative life. 

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009: Sapna Pieroux | Inner Visions ID
http://innervisions-id.com

 In this episode, branding agency director Sapna talks to Jen about the importance of creative branding when it comes to showcasing your business and how to outsource to experts if your creative skills lie elsewhere. Sapna also shares how she draws upon inspiration from all sorts of our sources and her love of Pinterest as part of her client process.

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008: Michelle McCulloch | Aloe Beauty
http://www.aloebeauty.com.au 

In this episode, Michelle shares the story of how a creative solution to her daughter's skin problem became a successful business. We talk about the balance of serendipity and hard work as well as how to combine a life of experience and connections to propel your business forwards.

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007: Cat Townsend | FeelGoodAgency & FeedGoodNetwork

http://feelgood.agency 

In this episode, Jen talks to Cat about the small acts of creativity that are changing the world and how to dig yourself out of a hole - literally and metaphorically - with creativity. Cat also shares how leaving engineering to become a designer has given her an unconventional perspective on creativity. And, she shares a very funny tip to squash the inner critic.

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006: Madeleine Forbes | The Seasoned Year
http://theseasonedyear.com

In this episode, Jen talks to copywriter Madeleine about how a move to Portugal helped her discover a way of living that fits with natural seasons and cycles. We discuss the seasons of creativity and how to honour the ebb and flow in life and business and pull away from the demand to "always be busy" that permeates modern society. 

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005: Elizabeth Jones | Write Sell Win
www.writesellwin.com

In this episode, Jen talks to Elizabeth about how to write creatively and commercially, and shares her tips for creative copywriting.

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004: Lucy Armstrong | The Cafe by Lucy Armstrong Chocolates 
www.gourmet-chocolates.co.uk

In this episode, Jen talks to Lucy about turning a passion for food and a creative flair for chocolate making into a business and where to find creative inspiration.

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003: Sue Bradley | Eating Psychology UK
www.eatingpsychology.co.uk

In this episode, Jen talks to Sue about what creativity is (and isn't!) and how getting creative with food can improve our health and wellbeing.

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002: Bernadette Harris | By The Book Accounting
www.bythebookaccounting.com 

In this episode, Jen talks to Bernadette about how to creatively connect and engage with your customers (even in a heavily regulated industry like accounting!)

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 001: Moulsari Jain | B-A-D for GOOD
www.moulsari.com

In this episode, Jen talks to Moulsari about the discomfort of creativity and making space for creativity by doing nothing.

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005: Georgia Alston of Pinks Vintage Ice Creams
http://www.pinks-vintage-icecream.co.uk/

In this episode, Jen Smith talks to Georgia, the ice cream mobiler who left university to join her Mum in her growing ice cream van and tricycle business. 

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Episode 004: “How Helping Myself Led To A Business Helping Others” featuring Fran McEl- waine of pruv.co.uk

 

In this episode, Jen Smith talks to Fran, a health coach who shares how radically healing her health and body after years in corporate life led to starting a business helping others do the same.

How you can find Fran:


www.pruv.co.uk
• www.instagram.com/pruvwellness
• www.facebook.com/PruvHolisticHealthandLifestyleCoaching • www.twitter.com/pruvwellness

Tracks from the show:

3. Blossom by Richard Walters
4. Feeling Good by Nina Simone

Episode 003: “Turning Redundancy Into An Opportunity For Freedom” featuring Caroline Gra- ham of CGSafety 

Caroline Graham is a health, safety and wellbeing consultant helping SMEs with 5 or more employees to achieve legal compliance with their safety requirements, reduce insurance premi- ums and increase staff productivity.

How you can find Caroline:

www.cgsafety.net
www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-graham-cmiosh-2a039117

Tracks from the show:

1. Hymn for The Weekend by Coldplay
2. Cry by Sigma and Take That

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Episode 002: “The Business of Creativity” featuring Kate Taylor of Up Coaching

Kate is a coach who helps people to live their most creative lives, whether that’s in their per- sonal lives, or in work / business. By living a creative life Kate means one that is in full techni- colour shine, where you’re saying ‘hell yes’ to opportunity, and ‘heck no’ to that which doesn’t serve us.

How you can find Kate:
• www.upcoaching.co.uk
• www.blushloveretreat.com
www.instagram.com/kateisgreatyeh


Tracks from the show:
1. Iron Sky by Paolo Nutini
2. Teardrops by Womack & Womack

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Episode 001: “Taking My Freedom Leap & Starting A Successful Social Media Business” featur- ing Jen of Jen Smith Social Media 

In this first episode of The Social Spot, I share the story of how I leapt from the 4-hour daily commute and corporate life to running my own success social media training business. I also share some tips and news from the world of social media to help you grow your audience and your business.

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Jen Smith is an international award-winning social media trainer who helps entrepreneurs who are struggling to maintain a consistent presence online to stop lurking on the social media sidelines, get confidently visible, grow their community and turn their fans into paying clients. Jen has trained a wide variety of business owners and brands - from household names like Harrods, LEGO, Goodwood and Lotus F1 Team - to SMEs and sole traders who are just as pas- sionate about their businesses.

Learn Jen's 5 Simple Steps To Social Media Success and download her free workbook that you can use to propel your business social media to the next level at: http://jensmithsocialmedia.- co.uk

 

 


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