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.
    You can't make a science out of creativity, with designer and founder, Jenny Packham
    57:04
  2. 2.
    Through creativity comes regeneration, with Anna Lewis, founder of Sketchy Muma
    58:46
  3. 3.
    Self belief and taking risks, with modern day ‘Journey Man’ Ben Fogle
    59:47
  4. 4.
    Growing a mission led business from the ground up, with Sebastian Pole co-founder of Pukka Herbs
    59:29
  5. 5.
    The secret to building an iconic beauty brand, with Liz Earle MBE
    59:06
  6. 6.
    100: Living a life less ordinary, with Holly Tucker MBE, founder of Holly & Co
    1:29:24
  7. 7.
    From supermodel to pub landlady, with Jodie Kidd, Supermodel & Entrepreneur
    56:35
  8. 8.
    Changing the craft landscape, with Sophie Sellu, founder of Grain & Knot
    57:37
  1. 9.
    Taking responsibility to build a life you love with Jake Humphrey, broadcaster and founder
    59:16
  2. 10.
    Holly’s Christmas Special 2020
    39:40
  3. 11.
    Flourishing in a traditional industry, with Aron Gelbard, co-founder of Bloom & Wild
    57:44
  4. 12.
    Pioneering a literary revolution, with Andy Hunter, founder of Bookshop.org
    52:29
  5. 13.
    Building an ethical chocolate empire, with Angus Thirlwell, co-founder of Hotel Chocolat
    59:25
  6. 14.
    Challenging the conventional by curating beauty, with Alexia Inge, co-founder of Cult Beauty
    59:39
  7. 15.
    Championing charitable change through creative imagination, with Alistair Hall and Kirsty Telford
    56:16
  8. 16.
    Building legacy through passion with Sir Tim Smit KBE, founder of The Eden Project - part 2
    44:51
  9. 17.
    Building legacy through passion, with Sir Tim Smit KBE, founder of The Eden Project - part 1
    53:20
  10. 18.
    Fighting for fairness and equality, with Samantha Renke
    56:02
  11. 19.
    SME:SOS Live with Will Butler-Adams, CEO Brompton Bikes and Richard Callender, presenter and fitness expert
    42:54
  12. 20.
    Designing with purpose, with Wayne Hemingway MBE
    56:57
  13. 21.
    SME:SOS with Wayne Hemingway MBE, designer and Mary Hormer, CEO of The White Company
    36:18
  14. 22.
    Living a colourful and creative life, with Annie Sloan
    53:30
  15. 23.
    SME: SOS Live with Anna Hill, General Manager of WW (Weight Watchers reimagined) and Marisa Hordern, founder and Creative Director of Missoma
    35:52
  16. 24.
    Pioneering change for future generations, with Kristin Hallenga, founder of CoppaFeel!
    56:30
  17. 25.
    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
  18. 26.
    Finding ‘the gap’ and redefining a sector, with Taymoor Atighetchi, founder of Papier
    53:54
  19. 27.
    SME: SOS with June Sarpong OBE, Broadcaster and Author and Dr Emma Hepburn, Clinical Psychologist
    43:11
  20. 28.
    Secrets of a Serial Entrepreneur, with Marcia Kilgore, founder of Beauty Pie
    58:11
  21. 29.
    SME: SOS with Kate Halfpenny, founder of Halfpenny London and Alice River-Cripps, founder of Posh Totty Designs
    39:12
  22. 30.
    Turning past failures into future success, with Will Beckett, co-founder of Hawksmoor
    55:18
  23. 31.
    Turning Obstacles into Opportunity with Kanya King CBE, founder of the MOBO Awards
    55:48
  24. 32.
    SME: SOS with designer Donna Wilson and Molly Price, founder of Molly Meg
    40:02
  25. 33.
    Creating a Cult Brand with a Conscience with the founders of Lucy & Yak
    1:02:00
  26. 34.
    SME: SOS with Author Christine Armstrong and Miraphora Mina, co founder of Design Studio Mina Lima
    39:05
  27. 35.
    Empowering Women of Colour Through Product Innovation with Ade Hassan MBE, Founder of Nubian Skin
    1:00:55
  28. 36.
    SME: SOS with Fearne Cotton, founder of Happy Place and James Manning, International Editor of Time Out London
    42:37
  29. 37.
    Solving Societal issues with ‘Good’ Business, with Paul Lindley OBE, founder Ella’s Kitchen
    1:05:52
  30. 38.
    SME: SOS with Sahar Hashemi OBE, co-founder of Coffee Republic and Alex Monroe, founder of Alex Monroe Jewellery
    38:29
  31. 39.
    Cheerleading change through art, with Rebecca Strickson, Award-Winning Illustrator and Designer
    59:19
  32. 40.
    SME: SOS with Emilie Bellet, founder of Vestpod and Ella d’Amato, CCMO of Notonthehighstreet
    41:18
  33. 41.
    Being a beacon of light in the face of adversity with Deborah James of Bowel Babe
    1:02:57
  34. 42.
    SME: SOS with Kathryn Tyler, co-founder of Digital Mums and Samantha Clarke, Happiness Consultant
    41:23
  35. 43.
    Empowering women in the bedroom & the board room with Jacqueline Gold CBE, CEO of Ann Summers
    59:37
  36. 44.
    SME: SOS with Gord Ray, from Instagram and Julie Baker, from NatWest
    38:41
  37. 45.
    From Tragedy to Triumph, using business to create a lasting legacy with Rob and Paul Forkin, Founders of Gandys
    1:02:31
  38. 46.
    SME: SOS with Mark Constantine OBE, founder of LUSH and Roger Wade, founder of Boxpark
    43:21
  39. 47.
    From Counter Girl to the Most Powerful Woman in the Beauty Industry with Caroline Hirons, Skincare expert, Author & YouTuber
    1:03:10
  40. 48.
    SME: SOS with Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE, founder of The Black Farmer and Lauren Currie OBE, founder of Stride
    43:20
  41. 49.
    From the streets to the House of Lords, through the power of business with Lord John Bird MBE, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Big Issue
    1:07:57
  42. 50.
    The future of business is flexible with Anna Whitehouse, Journalist and Founder of Mother Pukka
    1:04:37

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