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MISS001: New beginnings >> Why I started this podcast



Natalie Hughes is the founder of Miss Independent: online mentoring for women serious about their career and business. Natalie helps women achieve their highest potential and to feel fulfilment from their work.

Natalie is also a non-executive company director focused on organisational design, growth and innovation. Natalie is passionate about creating a sense of belonging and value at work.

In this episode of Miss Independent I talk about:

  • New beginnings – my new career path and new business.

  • My love of podcasts and listening to audio books to enhance my learning and intake of valuable content.

  • A challenging period of my own career.

  • The value of sharing your own career story with others.

  • What I hope for you to gain from listening to the Miss Independent podcast.

  • The different ways you can be mentored every day at missindependent.com.au – mentoring programs, podcast, blog, newsletter.

  • Why I established Miss Independent as a mentoring brand for young ambitious career women.

  • Why I chose the name Miss Independent.

  • What are the most important life goals for young working women.

  • What’s driving the movement of women starting their own business.

  • How the future of work is being shaped for enormous change.

  • The different phases we go through in life that motivate our needs and wants and choices.

  • The value of investing in your own self-care and personal development.

  • My focus and goals with Miss Independent and as a non-executive company director.

  • An introduction to the first 3 podcast conversations on Miss Independent.

References and contact details for Natalie:

Website www.missindependent.com.au
LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/nataliehughes888/
Instagram www.instagram.com/missindependent_muse/
Facebook www.facebook.com/missindependentmuse/
Twitter https://twitter.com/NatalieHughes_
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/nmitchell888/

Links to listen to the podcast:

iTunes here Stitcher TBA

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Natalie Hughes founded Miss Independent in 2017, to educate and mentor women and help them make their best career and business decisions. Natalie is an experienced business woman and non-executive company director focused on organisational design, strategy, growth and innovation. Her goal is to help you think differently, work differently and feel in control of your own destiny.

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