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The Learning Curve Podcast | Women Entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

Nicholla Henderson Hall, talks to Women Entrepreneurs in the Middle East. Speaking with ladies in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Oman and Jordan we ask them to share their entrepreneurial journey. How they faced success and challenges in their own business, what advise and direction they offer up to more women keen to start their own business or expand their current business and where they see themselves as their businesses evolve. We are based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Dec 21, 2016

The Learning Curve Podcast - THE Podcast for Women Entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

Health is the new Wealth.  This is a phrase that I've heard a lot recently. Many of us are recognising the need to upgrade our lifestyle with cleaner eating, more nutrient rich foods, more exercise, a better work/life balance and a positive mindset.  These are the corner stones of a happy and fulfilled life.  But.... we know that this is also difficult to achieve. We live such busy, stressful lives with work and family committments, food on the go, driving from point to point and a real sedentary lifestyle that it is often hard to see the 'corner stones' of life that you want, clearly.  But here is where my next guest has a solution for you!

Meet Gillian she is an inspirational health practitioner, entrepreneur, facilitator, manager and motivator.  She's the lady behind a new revolution in internet wellness and fitness called 'Strippedin6'.  Stripped in 6 is a health and fitness company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In a partnership with Vogue Fitness, one of the fittest teams in the world at the 2016 CrossFit Games, they have developed a system of nutrition and exercise aimed at making you fitter and healthier so that you can love your life.

She has spent her whole career in the sports industry and now its her mission to build a thriving ecommerce business focus on improving your fitness and health. It's a space where you can strip themselves of weight, insecurities, myths, stuck habits and behaviours and help feel more in control of your lives.

Gillian is an ambitious, driven and a solution based person. Her presence and energy is striking and I believe her vision and mission to help us all bring fitness back into our lives will be accomplished.  In this episode she shares her story from starting out at 18 years old doing aerobic classes, to speaking at the UK's House of Parliament on the changing needs of the sports industry to where she is today - an fitness entrepreneur with intrinsic motivation to keep learning. 

Her platform launches January 2017 and she's ready for you.  If health is the new wealth then please go and meet your new wealth manager. 

Dec 12, 2016

The Learning Curve Podcast - THE Podcast for Women Entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

The thought of an uncluttered life with less stuff does sound awesome. Think of the benefits of it, less to clean, less to organise, a home or office system that benfits all, and ultimately the opportunity of time back in your space again.  However, the actual process of decluttering journey does feel a bit painful, time consuming, some feel anxious just thinking about it and some think, 'my house will always feel cluttered.  However, the decluttering journey doesn’t need to be as painful as some make it out to be. Get yourself a declutter professional. Someone who can walk into a room and just see how things could decluttered and reorganised.  

Today's guest is exactly that. Meet Shelina. A lawyer by proffession she took the plunge into entrepreneurship and turned her instinct and passion for decluttering.  She helps her clients feel empowered and in control of their homes and offices. She helps them work through their primary spaces and find organisational solutions that make their lifes easier and spaces are more streamlined.  

Freedom, lightness, space and freshness is what Shelina will bring to your home or office everytime.  She will leave you with a smile even if the process of decluttering has been painful.  Have a listen to her journey from corporate lawyer to professional organiser and how her experiences of being an entrepreneur have been. If you want a declutter day at your home or office then don't forget to contact her for help.  She also writes a blog where she shares awesome tips and resources you can use

Dec 5, 2016

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Her own adversity has made her so super aware of her own mental and phyisical being that Serene is an excellent teacher to help you push through your own personal barriers and mental restrictions we put on ourselves.  Believe me, when I say a conversation with this girl will pull you out of any 'bad day' you are having and give you that nudge to stop feeling sorry for yourself.  

Listen to Serene story and you will understand why I say that.  She's so motivating, so empathetic, so  engaged with the human spirit that I sat there lost in her conversations and at points lost where I was on my question sheet.  

Her life has been tough. She's seen cancer twice and she's only 36. She was anorexic as a young girl.  She endured self hatred and a negative family dynamic and she says she was a bully. She's been busy.

Within all of this her journey has seen her have her own mental battles to accept her past and open her eyes to a powerful and rich future.  

I initially felt really sorry for her.  What a lot for one person to go through in such a short period of time but she doesn't want my sympathy, she doesn't want the sadness, she wants energy, motivation, happiness and in her words....'suck it up buttercup......'

I thoroughly enjoyed my chat with Serene - she made me feel empowered, she made me feel I could do anything and reminded me that my dreams are my gifts to myself and I should always strive for them.

Thank you Serene for sharing your story and letting us take a mini tour of your life and the lessons you have learnt.  Stay beautiful. 

Listen to more amazing women entrepreneurs of the Middle East here.

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