Episode 3: Mandy Powell

Business With a Conscience

How do you grow a brand with a social purpose?

The Covid pandemic has driven a rise in conscious consumerism, with people increasingly using their purchasing power with more thought for the planet and for those in their community. In this episode, Gemma meets Mandy Powell, founder and CEO of The Goodwash Company, who's on a mission to 'change the world one wash at a time'.

They discuss the challenges - and rewards - of creating a brand with purpose and passion at its heart, the move from a corporate career to self-employment, and what business owners can learn from the world of sport. 

Episode Topics

01:01: Changing the world one wash at a time - setting up a brand with purpose.

04:20: Living your passion - making your business what you want it to be.

06:07: Taking your first steps into business.

07:13: Moving from a corporate career to self-employment - creating your own community and support network.

09:19: Lessons from sport.

17:04: Winning business awards.

18:39: Social impact of the brand.

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