Anna Bravington is the Co-Founder & Strategist at Those That Dare – Specialists in digital and marketing strategy. She has 20+ years of experience in marketing. Anna has worked in B2B and B2C in a variety of sectors from start-ups to global businesses. Anna is a champion for diversity in marketing, and her agency is currently exploring new ways of working to help capture diverse voices from staff and audiences.
This episode Katie and Anna discuss the issues they have faced as solo founders of their own agencies and how they have worked to overcome them as they grew their businesses. They also highlight the benefits of moving around from industry to industry to expand your skill set and your knowledge. Anna explains why it is important to build a network without a need to use it right away as this is something she did with her group Mums in Marketing.
This episode covers:
- Why Anna started her agency
- What made her start a podcast
- The struggles of being a solo founder
- Why should get a mentor
- The importance of building a network before you need it
- Tips for starting your own business
- Why diversity is important in your company
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