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The Business of Wellness Podcast: Trailer

The Business of Wellness

Release Date: 09/16/2019

Sarah Larson Levey - Co-Founder, Y7 Studio show art Sarah Larson Levey - Co-Founder, Y7 Studio

The Business of Wellness

In this episode we talk about the challenges of commercial real-estate, why Sarah chose to surround herself with a team of incredible experts, and how the business self-funded up until studio no. 6! Sarah also shares the importance of consistency when it comes to scaling the business, and why you’ll never see her name on the schedule - this studio isn’t about her, it’s about each and every person that walks through the door looking for their own experience. 

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Jack Tang - Co-Founder, Urban show art Jack Tang - Co-Founder, Urban

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, Jack shares why his greatest learning at school was dropping out to launch his first business, why they chose to launch Urban at a time when wellness as an industry was still very unknown, and why building trust is integral to the business. Jack also dives into the mindset behind building a successful brand, why there is “no worse failure than not actually trying”.

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Pippa Murray - Founder, Pip & Nut show art Pippa Murray - Founder, Pip & Nut

The Business of Wellness

In this episode Pip shares the journey of Pip & Nut; from her kitchen table to the supermarket. She discusses frankly the importance of finding a mentor (Giles Brooks, CEO of Vita Coco is hers), the challenges of expanding your product range too quickly and why trusting your instincts is vital when building a brand.

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Myles Hopper - Co-Founder, Mindful Chef show art Myles Hopper - Co-Founder, Mindful Chef

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, Myles shares that ‘eureka moment’ when the business idea was formed, the art of negotiating with suppliers, and how to execute a successful crowdfunding campaign. We also dive into the idea of competition as an opportunity, taking a closer look at the industry leaders and how they are expanding the category and driving consumer appetite.

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Adam Thompson - Chief Rebel, Rebel Kitchen show art Adam Thompson - Chief Rebel, Rebel Kitchen

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, Adam chats about the rise of the conscious consumer, waking people up to what they are being told and sold, as well as sharing the highs and lows of launching an F&B brand into new markets. We also discuss the importance of taking a personal approach to the welfare of staff and how this can determine productivity.

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Julian Hearn - Co-Founder, Huel show art Julian Hearn - Co-Founder, Huel

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, Julian talks about building your tribe, Huel’s sustainable approach to nutrition, their new office based NPD kitchen and lab, what it takes to expand into the US market, and the importance of raising money when you don’t need it. We also chat about Huel’s recruitment process and the importance of cultural fit. Want to be a Hueligan (someone who works for Huel)? Then ‘Don’t be a dick’ - as promoted in large letters at Huel HQ.

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Luke Armstrong - Global Sales Director, F45 show art Luke Armstrong - Global Sales Director, F45

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, Luke shares what it takes to become an F45 owner, the importance of using strategies like F45’s ‘8 week challenge’ to unite and build an authentic community, and how celebrity Mark Walhberg came to love and invest in the brand. We also discuss the future of the high-growth brand including more sites, a potential IPO and maybe even a new product offering - F45 escapes, anyone?

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Tania Boler - Co-Founder, Elvie show art Tania Boler - Co-Founder, Elvie

The Business of Wellness

In this episode, we talk about the 'spectrum of wellness'; negative, preventive and improvement, how women have been short changed when it comes to tech, and how Angel investors opened up the doors for Elvie. 

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Ian McCaig, Daniel Shellard, Sammi Adhami​ - Co-Founders, Fiit show art Ian McCaig, Daniel Shellard, Sammi Adhami​ - Co-Founders, Fiit

The Business of Wellness

Ian McCaig, Sammi Adhami, and Daniel Shellard are the Founders of Fiit. An at-home-workout app recognised by the media as the ‘Netflix of fitness’. Ex-google employees, and Founders of Qubit, the trio have set themselves a challenge to transform the lives of the UK. In this episode, Ian, Sammi and Daniel dive into the inspiration behind Fiit, the use of influencers - in both their product and marketing - and how they stand out against 150,000 fitness apps available now, on the app store.

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Jules Miller - Founder, The Nue Co. show art Jules Miller - Founder, The Nue Co.

The Business of Wellness

Jules Miller is the Founder of nutrition and supplement brand The Nue Co.

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Host Lauren Armes will take you into the minds of the wellness industry's most successful brand owners, industry leaders and innovators. In this series, we're asking the big question: what does it really take to grow and succeed in the global wellness industry today? This podcast is for you if you are running a business in the wellness industry, thinking about starting a business, cultivating a career in this space, or intrigued by how your favourite wellness brand was setup.