In Good Company
017: Dolly Alderton. Promoting A Book. Private School Privilege.

017: Dolly Alderton. Promoting A Book. Private School Privilege.

March 6, 2019

Best-selling author, award-winning journalist and chart-topping podcaster Dolly Alderton joins us in the studio to chat about the whirlwind year she's had since her debut book came out, her thoughts on turning 30, the pressure (and joys!) of promoting and selling books, and how she finds the time to write. We also had an in-depth chat about privilege and private education (in light of a much-debated column Dolly recently wrote for The Sunday Times Style), the role that money has played in her career choices thus far, and the business of podcasting.

Plus – advice for a recent graduate who's absolutely hating their first job.

Everything I Know About Love (paperback edition, with a new chapter on turning 30)

Find Dolly on Twitter/Instagram (@dollyalderton)

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016: Gemma Hartley. Invisible Labour. Office Housework.

016: Gemma Hartley. Invisible Labour. Office Housework.

February 8, 2019

“Likeability is still a huge issue for women in the workforce – they can’t just be good at what they do, they have to be likeable in the process”. Sobering words from journalist Gemma Hartley, whose new book Fed Up explores the burden of invisible labour and why it tends to fall more heavily on women both at home and in the workplace - as well as offering up practical solutions on how to better navigate it.

Plus some advice for a listener who’s concerned about the lack of diversity in their office, and not sure how best to address it.

Fed Up by Gemma Hartley

Find Gemma Hartley on Twitter (@gemmahartley)

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015: Abigail Bergstrom. Getting A Book Deal. Finding An Agent.

015: Abigail Bergstrom. Getting A Book Deal. Finding An Agent.

December 18, 2018

This month's guest is Abigail Bergstrom, Head of Publishing at digital talent agency Gleam. If you dream of being a published author some day, Abigail's got plenty of advice on how to make that happen, from approaching literary agents, to the pros and cons of self-publishing.

Plus – an Ask Otegha segment on coping with a misogynistic work environments.

Gleam Titles: www.gleamtitles.com

Find Abigail Bergstrom on Instagram (@abigailbergstrom) and Twitter (@AbigailBergstrm)

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014: Georgia Spray. Being A Sole Founder. Effective Brand Collaborations.

014: Georgia Spray. Being A Sole Founder. Effective Brand Collaborations.

November 14, 2018

This month we're talking about the business of curation with Georgia Spray, founder of London’s coolest affordable art platform Partnership Editions. We covered everything from her approach to building a brand identity and the importance of choosing collaborations with care, to the process of transitioning your side project into your 9 – 5, and how it’s possible to translate having good taste into an actual business model.

Plus – some advice for a nervous listener on how to nail public speaking.

Partnership Editions: www.partnershipeditions.com

Find Georgia Spray on Instagram (@georgiaspray)

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013: Laura Whateley. Money and Shame. Managing Your Finances.

013: Laura Whateley. Money and Shame. Managing Your Finances.

October 16, 2018

"Being good with money isn’t a science” - so says millennial money expert Laura Whateley, who’s this month’s guest on In Good Company...and it’s a Money Special! Tune in to hear Laura explain why it’s so bloody hard to talk about money openly, how she’s gotten better at managing her finances over the years, what millennials can do to improve their chances of getting on the housing ladder, and what to do if you’re in a relationship where one partner earns significantly more than the other.

Laura Whateley’s book: Money: A User’s Guide

Find Laura Whateley on Twitter (@lwhateley)

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012: Katherine Ormerod. Fake Followers. Real Success.

012: Katherine Ormerod. Fake Followers. Real Success.

September 17, 2018

This month’s episode features fashion journalist and influencer Katherine Ormerod. Tune in to discover the highs and lows of working in the fashion industry, the various routes of making money from social media, and the not-so-glamorous side of being an influencer.

Plus – advice on how to deal with a colleague who keeps undermining you on account of your gender.

Katherine Ormerod’s book: Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life

Katherine Ormerod’s anti-perfectionism platform: http://www.workworkwork.co/

Find Katherine Ormerod on Instagram (@katherine_ormerod) and Twitter (@katherine_orm)

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011: Missy Flynn. Redefining Success. Imposter Syndrome

011: Missy Flynn. Redefining Success. Imposter Syndrome

August 21, 2018

This month’s episode features Missy Flynn, co-founder of Rita’s Bar and Dining talking about her changing definitions of success and failure, whilst sharing tonnes of practical advice on setting up a business on a budget and creating a distinctive brand.

Plus – some tips on how to deal with imposter syndrome when you’ve just started a new job.

Rita’s Dining: www.ritasdining.com

Find Missy Flynn on Instagram (@missyffs)

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010: Mona Chalabi. Fake News. Instagram Fame.

010: Mona Chalabi. Fake News. Instagram Fame.

July 23, 2018

On this month's episode, we've got journalist Mona Chalabi, Data Editor at the Guardian US about the popularity of her Instagram account, the trials and tribulations of being a woman of colour working in media, changing beauty standards, and her Emmy-nominated Vagina Dispatches series.

Plus – some advice for a letter writer whose terrible boss who keeps throwing her under the bus.

Find Mona Chalabi on Instagram (@monachalabi), Twitter (@monachalabi) and monachalabi.com.

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009: Marina Guergova. Artful Curation. Running A Pop-Up.

009: Marina Guergova. Artful Curation. Running A Pop-Up.

June 25, 2018

This month’s episode features Marina Guergova, founder of two thriving retail brands – lifestyle concept shop The Basics Store, and womenswear brand Marina London. Tune in to hear Marina get very real about the money side of running a business, share tips on how to run a successful pop-up, and let us in on her creative process when it comes to curating a seriously beautiful brand and physical space. 

Plus – her thoughts on why pop-ups are the future of retail, and tips for convincing people to get on board with your business idea when you’re just starting out.

Find The Basics Store on Instagram (@give__receive) and thebasicsstore.com/

Find Marina London on Instagram (@marinalondon) and marinalondon.com/

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008: Gynelle Leon. Career Pivots. Self-Confidence

008: Gynelle Leon. Career Pivots. Self-Confidence

May 29, 2018

This month we've got the fabulous Gynelle Leon in the hot seat, owner of PRICK – London’s first (and best) cacti and succulents shop - sharing her wisdom on everything from how to navigate a major career pivot, to the ins and outs of running a retail space, and defining your own personal definition of success.

Plus – advice on dealing with terrible bosses who throw you under the bus for their mistakes.

PRICK: www.prickldn.com

Find Gynelle Leon on Instagram (@bowbelle) and Twitter (@bowbelle)

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