Conversations of Inspiration

By Holly Tucker MBE

As founder of notonthehighstreet and Holly & Co, Holly Tucker MBE has spent the last 16 years growing and empowering small businesses around the UK. In Conversations of Inspiration, Holly talks to a new founder each week to hear the highs and lows encountered whilst building their business, as they share some advice and inspiration along the way.

  1. 1.
    A Visionary Approach to Business with Dame Mary Perkins, co-founder of Specsavers
    53:56
  2. 2.
    ​​The art of using business to change lives with Becky Sheraidah founder of Arthouse Unlimited
    59:47
  3. 3.
    Building the ultimate family business, with Sir John Timpson, owner of Timpson
    59:58
  4. 4.
    7: Stitching the future, crafting a community with Tilly Walnes, founder of Tilly and the Buttons
    59:51
  5. 5.
    6: How to change the world with your brand, with David Hieatt, founder of Howies, The Do Lectures and Hiut Denim
    1:02:21
  6. 6.
    The 10 year overnight success story, with Joe Wicks, founder of The Body Coach - The Classics Collection
    54:07
  7. 7.
    The ultimate British success story, with Richard Reed CBE, co-founder of Innocent and JamJar Investments - The Classics Collection
    1:06:14
  8. 8.
    Finding your 'Happy Place' through building a business, with Fearne Cotton, founder of Happy Place - The Classics Collection
    1:11:07
  1. 9.
    Following your dream against the odds, with Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, founder of The Black Farmer - The Classic Collection
    1:06:29
  2. 10.
    How to build a brand with £600 from the kitchen table, with Julie Deane OBE, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company - The Classic Collection
    57:51
  3. 11.
    Navigating the juggle to build a brand with Rochelle Humes, Singer, TV Presenter and Founder
    51:31
  4. 12.
    Rewriting the Ready Meal Book with Charlie Bigham founder of Charlie Bigham’s
    56:56
  5. 13.
    Finding your niche, with Neal Whittington founder of Present & Correct
    59:33
  6. 14.
    Dream it, Create it, with Lucy Sparrow, founder of Sew Your Soul
    55:53
  7. 15.
    Making the ordinary extraordinary, with Anya Hindmarch CBE
    59:57
  8. 16.
    Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with founders Olivia and Daisy of A South London Makers Market and Natalie and Daniel Reynolds founders of Fred & Noah
    58:30
  9. 17.
    Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with The Chocolate Smiths founder Steffi Smith and Kojo Marfo founder of My Runway Group
    1:00:06
  10. 18.
    Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with founder Nikki McWilliams and The Treats Club founder Lungi Mhlanga
    59:33
  11. 19.
    Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with Chupi founder Chupi Sweetman and In Good Company founder Laura Wellington
    59:55
  12. 20.
    Growing a good life, with Florence and James Kennedy, founders of Petalon
    59:55
  13. 21.
    Growing a good life, with Florence and James Kennedy, founders of Petalon
    59:55
  14. 22.
    Mental resilience as a winning formula, with Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Olympic Champion & Femtech Entrepreneur
    59:53
  15. 23.
    The power of vulnerability, with Anna Mathur, psychotherapist, speaker and author
    59:24
  16. 24.
    Know your value, with Natalie Campbell, CEO of Belu Water
    58:49
  17. 25.
    How to future proof our high streets, with James Daunt, founder of Daunt Books
    59:55
  18. 26.
    You can't make a science out of creativity, with designer and founder, Jenny Packham
    57:04
  19. 27.
    Through creativity comes regeneration, with Anna Lewis, founder of Sketchy Muma
    58:46
  20. 28.
    Self belief and taking risks, with modern day ‘Journey Man’ Ben Fogle
    59:47
  21. 29.
    Growing a mission led business from the ground up, with Sebastian Pole co-founder of Pukka Herbs
    59:29
  22. 30.
    The secret to building an iconic beauty brand, with Liz Earle MBE
    59:06
  23. 31.
    100: Living a life less ordinary, with Holly Tucker MBE, founder of Holly & Co
    1:29:24
  24. 32.
    From supermodel to pub landlady, with Jodie Kidd, Supermodel & Entrepreneur
    56:35
  25. 33.
    Changing the craft landscape, with Sophie Sellu, founder of Grain & Knot
    57:37
  26. 34.
    Taking responsibility to build a life you love with Jake Humphrey, broadcaster and founder
    59:16
  27. 35.
    Holly’s Christmas Special 2020
    39:40
  28. 36.
    Flourishing in a traditional industry, with Aron Gelbard, co-founder of Bloom & Wild
    57:44
  29. 37.
    Pioneering a literary revolution, with Andy Hunter, founder of Bookshop.org
    52:29
  30. 38.
    Building an ethical chocolate empire, with Angus Thirlwell, co-founder of Hotel Chocolat
    59:25
  31. 39.
    Challenging the conventional by curating beauty, with Alexia Inge, co-founder of Cult Beauty
    59:39
  32. 40.
    Championing charitable change through creative imagination, with Alistair Hall and Kirsty Telford
    56:16
  33. 41.
    Building legacy through passion with Sir Tim Smit KBE, founder of The Eden Project - part 2
    44:51
  34. 42.
    Building legacy through passion, with Sir Tim Smit KBE, founder of The Eden Project - part 1
    53:20
  35. 43.
    Fighting for fairness and equality, with Samantha Renke
    56:02
  36. 44.
    SME:SOS Live with Will Butler-Adams, CEO Brompton Bikes and Richard Callender, presenter and fitness expert
    42:54
  37. 45.
    Designing with purpose, with Wayne Hemingway MBE
    56:57
  38. 46.
    SME:SOS with Wayne Hemingway MBE, designer and Mary Hormer, CEO of The White Company
    36:18
  39. 47.
    Living a colourful and creative life, with Annie Sloan
    53:30
  40. 48.
    SME: SOS Live with Anna Hill, General Manager of WW (Weight Watchers reimagined) and Marisa Hordern, founder and Creative Director of Missoma
    35:52
  41. 49.
    Pioneering change for future generations, with Kristin Hallenga, founder of CoppaFeel!
    56:30
  42. 50.
    SME: SOS with Thomasina Miers, co founder of Wahaca, and Kate and Kathy, authors of The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People
    39:51

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