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    A spotlight on: Sophie Kirkpatrick, 31, Founder of Atlas & I

    The downside of booking in back-to-back meetings, on one of the hottest days in London this spring so far, is that I arrive at my last interview of the day with Sophie Kirkpatrick; with a lopsided ponytail à la dishevelled scarecrow and makeup that no doubt, has gone a tad skew whiff. Excellent first impression, I’m sure you’d agree. When…
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    A spotlight on: Lola Hoad, 23, Founder of One Girl Band

    With vivid yellow images of Emma Gannon’s latest release – The Multi-Hyphen Method – populating the majority of my Instagram feed this week; walking away from a 9 to 5 in favour of your side hustle; juggling multiple projects that bring you joy; and creating a more fulfilled life for yourself on your own terms; is more popular now than…
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    A spotlight on: Katie Nickless, 36, Co-Founder of DNA Travel

    Not many people can say that the decision to start their business emerged after a year off work in which they quit their corporate job of five years; sold their house and moved into rented accommodation; then spent the majority of their savings on living the high life for a year! Nor would they readily admit to being motivated more…
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    A spotlight on: Genevieve Sweeney, 30, Founder of Genevieve Sweeney

    There were a few names that kept cropping up during the research stage ahead of launching She can. She did. last summer and thirty year old Genevieve Sweeney’s was one of them. Having learnt to knit at the age of five; had her designs sold to the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie and Fitch and H&M as a student; and…
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    A spotlight on: Jenny Shipley, 32, Founder of Cut by Beam

    You would think, given how much I go on about loving the English countryside, that when the opportunity presented itself to travel down to Cornwall, I would have been there with bells on, no questions asked. But when an eleven hour round trip in my rusty car is involved, my head had a stern word with my heart for once…
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