The importance of bravery and resilience when starting your own business

On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to the incredible Sarah Edwards, Marketing Strategist and Founder of Purple Banana Marketing – Part consultancy, part agency, existing to create a movement that shapes the marketing industry and changes the world’s perception of the power of marketing.

Sarah was unfortunately made redundant whilst on maternity leave, this led her to starting her own business whilst also navigating motherhood. 

In this episode you will hear: 

  • Advice for women starting their own business
  • The importance of bravery and resilience 
  • An honest chat around balancing motherhood and owning a business

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