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You do you, boo

Marnie Hillier from badass t-shirt company Eskimo Nell has some words to the wise on running an authentic and original business in style. >>> Downloadable PDF available

The Confidence Series - vol. 4

In this installment Anna Kydd shares a fab confidence hack and Ellie Porteous shares a perspective that reveals we're often being confident and just not noticing it. Enjoy paying attention to all the ways your confidence is doing you justice already!

Co.W TV - Christina Wood

Frank and hilarious Christina discusses her life as a beer queen - the ups and downs and just how things all came about as they did. Combine this with the oodles of practical and useful advise and you've got yourself a mini MBA right here!

Co.W Talks - Audette Exel

Audette is an absolute delight to listen to. Here she speaks about the journey she has taken from her feminist activist roots to her soaring corporate success and how she came to the understand how the power of capital could effect social change.

How to: Get Confidence

Confidence is something we all struggle with at times so it makes sense to keep a few tips and tricks up your sleeve for the next time you’re not seeing your true self. Read on for Tara’s insight.

My Success, My Terms - Ingrid Memelink

Ingrid Memelink of Harrowset Hall knows her stuff when it comes to surviving crises, working while raising a family and defying expectations. Ingrid is a woman who has mastered achieving success on her own terms.

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The Confidence Series - vol. 4

In this installment Anna Kydd shares a fab confidence hack and Ellie Porteous shares a perspective that reveals we're often being confident and just not noticing it. Enjoy paying attention to all the ways your confidence is doing you justice already!

The Confidence Series - vol. 3

In this installment of The Confidence Series Christina Wood and Diane Hurford talk about how they went from feeling like 'accidental businesswomen' to the influential bosses they are today. Go grab some intel to add to your journey!

Co.W TV - Christina Wood

Frank and hilarious Christina discusses her life as a beer queen - the ups and downs and just how things all came about as they did. Combine this with the oodles of practical and useful advise and you've got yourself a mini MBA right here!

Top tips for emerging entrepreneurs

Watch Sophie Gilmore (the brains behind Bird on a Wire) and Naomi Ballantyne (insurance maven) discuss what they think emerging entrepreneurs need to know and how they can succeed.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2019

There are so many ways to learn and participate in Te Reo. Here, Kiri Nathan speaks to how you can fit it into your schedule and why it’s so rewarding and important. Ka pai.

Co.W Talks

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Co.W Talks - Audette Exel

Audette is an absolute delight to listen to. Here she speaks about the journey she has taken from her feminist activist roots to her soaring corporate success and how she came to the understand how the power of capital could effect social change.

Co.W Talks - Sarah Bruce

Two things strike you when you spend time chatting with Sarah Bruce: her infinite optimism (matched by her awesome smile) and her mum-determination. These two factors have been major drivers of her success and are evidenced in her fun and thriving business. Get into the full, in-depth chat with Sarah and add her practical thinking to your journey.

Co.W Talks - Jessie Jarvie

In this podcast, we talk to emerging entrepreneurial rock star Jessie Jarvie (of The Baby Bag). Tune in as we learn more about Jessie as she shares her journey so far.

Co.W Talks - Sophie Gilmour

We chat with Bird on a Wire co-founder Sophie Gilmour about the multiple facets of her journey in building this great biz. Tune in to hear her conversation with Tara Lorigan as Sophie shares her business journey in her hallmark generous, laid-back way.

Co.W Talks - Megan May

In the few years that Little Bird Organics and its Unbakeries have existed, Megan May has cemented her place as one of Auckland’s most important and influential chefs. Tune in to learn more about Megan and get invaluable tips to fuel your success.

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From The Mouth of a Badass Babe

Marnie Hillier, founder of Eskimo Nell, shares her up close and personal experience of business, attachment parenting and how the challenges of motherhood were the catalyst for a the launch of a business she's building around her family, in her hallmark badass way!

Leading the Charge - Naomi Ballantyne

Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), founder of Partners Life, talks about crashing through the glass ceiling of the insurance industry with a healthy dose of intellect and humour.

the ultimate juggler

Founder of Lush Australasia, investor, advisor, philanthropist and mum extraordinaire, Sarah Paykel shares about juggling the balls of life and business, empowerment, and creating A-Teams.

leaving brinkville

Jenny Joblin is the founder of the iconic Kiwi streetwear label, Federation. She’s shares openly about surviving a perfect storm in her business and coming back from the brink.

to be the best

Ranjna Patel and her husband Dr Kantilal Patel have changed the face of Auckland’s healthcare, transcending barriers and using a simple philosophy: Here to serve.

CO.W Thinking

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My Success, My Terms - Ingrid Memelink

Ingrid Memelink of Harrowset Hall knows her stuff when it comes to surviving crises, working while raising a family and defying expectations. Ingrid is a woman who has mastered achieving success on her own terms.

rising strong


When Danika Revell realised her dream of motherhood, little did she know it would catapult into an abyss of antenatal depression. She tells the tough tale of finding her way back to herself and her business, and the surprise of finding herself pregnant again.


Understanding the Female Way

Nurturers, supporters, multitaskers — you might scoff at the world's stereotypical view of women, but evidence shows it's not far from the truth. In life and in business, women are inherently multitasking nurturers. The question is, do these intrinsic behaviours help or hinder our success in business?

Real Talk: Jenene Crossan - Suckcess

Jenene is the founder of Flossie.com and among her many other successes, recently closed a multi-million dollar partnership. Why then, given this, did she hit an almost devastating personal break point? In this edition of 'Real Talk' Jenene shares her story with brutal honesty form a passion to now share the only version that truly helps.

How I funded my business - Hady Wenham

Having a dream of owning your own business and making it come true are two different things, especially if that dream requires capital to get it off the ground. It can also be a struggle to work out how to find the money to take your business to the next level, but we spoke to two women who made it happen in different ways - and asked them for their advice.

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How to: Get Confidence

Confidence is something we all struggle with at times so it makes sense to keep a few tips and tricks up your sleeve for the next time you’re not seeing your true self. Read on for Tara’s insight.

how to embed habits

The name given to what we repeatedly do is 'habits' and this is the focus of this how-to series. We know people like to learn in different ways so we've prepared a video and a written guide for you.

LEGUP - Habits preview (LITE)

Habits are everything. They make us who we are. Embedding a good habit will literally change your life. Why don’t you take some time, pour a cup of tea (or wine!) and just a few minutes to learn more about what it takes to embed a habit and essentially choose who you want to be. It’s not only life-changingly useful, it’s also science-based and utterly fascinating.

LEGUP - how-to embed habits

Habits are everything. They make us who we are. Embedding a good habit will literally change your life. Why don’t you take some time, pour a cup of tea (or wine!) and just a few minutes to learn more about what it takes to embed a habit and essentially choose who you want to be. It’s not only life-changingly useful, it’s also science-based and utterly fascinating.

LegUP - The Me Plus Principle

As women we are largely, innately driven to nurture and not focusing on ourselves is therefore natural.  But, this drive only works in the 'mothering' role. For us to be as successful as possible in our careers, we need to be optimal. Embedding the ME+ Principal will ensure that.

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You do you, boo


Marnie Hillier from badass t-shirt company Eskimo Nell has some words to the wise on running an authentic and original business in style.


>>> Downloadable PDF available

Jenene Crossan's 5 bombs of wisdom

Jenene Crossan of Flossie - she's foxy, funny and fierce. Here she shares her five fundamental 'bombs' of wisdom, including a quick and enlightening way to gain perspective with a handy little acronym to help you remember it.

Tips for an amazing culture and engaged team

Claire Day is the founder of CultureWise, and a highly experienced human resources and communications professional. She shines a light on staff engagement and company culture, why this is important for us and what to consider.


>>> FULL downloadable PDF available

Carmel Fisher's Pearls of Wisdom

Founder of Fisher Funds, Carmel is one of our community's most experienced entrepreneurs. She sums up the key things that she thinks they did right on the journey of growing their business and the things she wishes to have known at the start. Lap it up ladies!

how to embed habits (lite)

The name given to what we repeatedly do is 'habits' and this is the focus of this how-to series. We know people like to learn in different ways so we've prepared a cheat sheet for you.

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