Be The Girl Podcast
By Hayley Payne
Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone, realise your true worth and capabilities and be the girl who decided to go for it? Then this podcast is for you! Hayley Payne, creator of knowledge and empowerment community and platform The Daily Pretty, covers topics across career, entrepreneurship, business, health and fitness, nutrition, spirituality, mindfulness and relationships. We get real about how to realise your goals, dreams and aspirations through conversations jam packed with real life experiences and advice that is relatable and actionable from women who are living it
Episode 44 - A passion for skincare & an incredible family business journey with entrepreneur Mary Gouganovski from Mary Grace
Today it is my absolute pleasure to welcome Mary Gouganovski, creator and curator of Mary Grace, a beautiful brand with a focus on Home Fragrance, Beauty, Skincare, Gifts and ever-growing collections. Mary has been working in the family business since she was 8 years old and has guided the business through to the amazing brand that we see today. We are chatting all about Mary's incredible business journey, the ups and downs, how her passion for skincare started and the reality and reward of running a business. With a wealth of knowledge, experience and a strong and super inspiring entrepreneurial energy this episode will motivate you and provide some really valuable advice and real talk (no sugar coating) which is what we love here on #bethegirl! Let's get into the conversation.... Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Explore our digital magazine and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off! Find out more about Mary Grace Connect with Mary Grace on Instagram and Facebook
November 17, 2021
Episode 43 - Finding an 'accidental career path', get more clarity & freedom in your business or side hustle plus The Kitchen Table Empires Ebook
Hi and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! Today I am thrilled to welcome Bronwyn Wandell, founder of Cloudhouse Consulting to the show. Bronwyn created digital advisory firm Cloudhouse Consulting to provide services and advice that enable creative entrepreneurs to have clarity and freedom. Bringing structure to businesses for big-picture growth without skimping on the details, and working alongside clients and diving deep into the numbers is what Cloudhouse does. We chat all about Bronwyn's career path and how she became an 'accidental accountant', to feeling the grind over time which led to designing her own path and creating a business that thrives on the relationships Bronywn build with her clients by engaging on a more personal level when it comes to the numbers, plus her amazing e-book called 'Kitchen Table Empires'. Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Explore our digital magazine and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off! Find out more about Cloudhouse Consulting Connect with Bronwyn on Instagram and Facebook
October 18, 2021
Episode 42 - Your must-do self care ritual, their business journey so far & Tik Tok marketing with My Glow 2 Co-Founders Olivia & Catie
Hello and welcome back to Be The Girl Podcast. Today I am very excited to welcome Melbourne based co-founders of My Glow 2, best friends Olivia Burrows and Catie O'Neill. Liv and Catie started My Glow 2 after a visit to Turkey and chance encounter at a market in Istanbul where they discover a silk mitt used by therapists to exfoliate the skin during a Turkish bathing ritual. Fast forward to just 15 month in operation and achieving 7 figure results despite shipping delays and the COVID-19 pandemic. In today's episode I chat to the girls all about their business journey so far, their hero product - it's benefits and why it is different and far superior to than those supermarket exfoliating gloves that make us cringe, marketing strategies and how Tik Tok is front and centre of this resulting in a 1077 per cent increase in sales after one of their most successful videos gained over 10.3 million views and growing, plus how innovation is at the brand's core and what is next for My Glow 2. Let's get into the episode.... Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off! Shop My Glow 2 Connect on Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok
September 8, 2021
Episode 41 - 'This is Me' for mental health & running a sustainable fashion label with Jasmine Gescheit
Welcome to a brand new episode of Be the Girl Podcast. Today I am excited to welcome Jasmine Gescheit to the show. Jasmine is an Australian fashion designer and entrepreneur, and is the founder of ethical and sustainable activewear brand, Jasmine Alexa. Jasmine Alexa is much more than just a fashion brand though. The core of Jasmine’s mission is making women feel their best from the inside out, with a focus on both physical and mental wellbeing. Her passion for mental health and wellbeing is showcased in her platform 'This is me' on the Jasmine Alexa website. Jasmine started 'This is me' in 2017 with the aim to normalise the discussion around mental health and create a place of open and honest dialogue after struggling with her own mental health battles throughout her teenage years. She also creates 'This Is Me' garments and donates the proceeds to Headspace Australia, the National youth mental health foundation. Today we are chatting all about Jasmine's university and career journey, starting her first business at 20 years old, the Jasmine Alexa label and amazing 'This is Me' initiative plus maintaining a well-balanced lifestyle running two successful, self-funded businesses alongside design teaching. Truly an episode not to be missed, let's get started! Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
July 18, 2021
Episode 40 - Simplifying finances & tax with James Fuller from Hnry
Hello, and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! Today I am chatting all about managing finances and tax with co-founder of Hnry, James Fuller. James created Hnry after feeling the frustrations as a freelancer and is now helping thousands of people with a one-stop financial sidekick that makes being self-employed as simple and hassle free as having a permanent job. Basically, Hnry is an online accounting service that takes care of all the financial admin, allowing you to focus on your business rather than worry about tax and compliance obligations. I really enjoyed my chat with James and am excited to share this episode with you! Let’s get into it. Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
July 12, 2021
Episode 39 - Creating a life & business that is truly aligned & authentic with Janelle Palibrk, founder of Myles Gray
Today’s episode is very special, and I am so honored to share this one. I recently spoke with Janelle Palibrk, founder of Myles Gray. Myles Gray specialises in beautiful crystal infused candles, created with purpose for healing powers to bring light and love. The brand came from Janelle's experience of suddenly losing her dad, and having a young family Janelle understood that time is precious and non-refundable. Janelle quit her corporate job and set out to help bring purpose to other people's lives as well as her own! Today we are chatting all about Janelle’s business journey, take a deep dive into the Myles Gray philosophy and how every detail in each product is created with purpose – right down to the packaging, plus some advice on truly living an aligned and authentic life that lights you up. Janelle has a wonderfully inspiring story as a woman, mother and business owner and I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did creating it. This episode was recorded on 22/05/2021. Hayley x Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
June 1, 2021
Episode 38 - The New Wedding Book: A guide to ditching all the rules with co-athors Michelle Bilodeau and Karen Cleveland
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! Today is a first for the show, my first interview with two guests (which I cant believe I haven't done already?!) I'm thrilled to welcome co-authors Michelle Bilodeau and Karen Cleveland to the show, who have just released The New Wedding Book: a guide to ditching all the rules published by Dundurn Press. We are chatting all about how Michelle and Karen met as co-workers, became friends and are now co-authors, what it is really like writing a book and getting published plus a deep dive into how weddings have gotten out of control, advice for couples to get back to planning a wedding meaningful to them plus budget hacks and much more! This is a must listen for anyone who is planning a wedding or if you are newly engaged and will be planning one in the future. Let's get into the conversation.... Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
May 27, 2021
Episode 37 - Career chats and we unpack EXIE Studio with acclaimed fashion designer Christina Exie
Welcome to a brand new episode of Be the Girl Podcast. My guest today is Christina Exie, a mens and womenswear fashion designer with over 10 years’ global fashion industry experience. Her work focus is creative direction, design, and product development. Rich experiences within the sector have allowed her to develop products and seasonal ranges that combine commercial viability with authentic brand aesthetics. Graduating from RMIT University’s renowned fashion school, she had the privilege of completing an exchange at FIT, New York. From here, her design career took an unexpected twist, culminating in her winning the inaugural Project Runway Australia and leading to the launch of her eponymous brand of luxury Womenswear. Since then she has worked as a designer for many global fashion brands, and in 2017 she travelled to New York City to complete in Project Runway All-Stars amongst global Project Runway winners. Through her travels and experiences, she has consistently maintained a dedication to developing her design skills by completing two advanced pattern making and tailoring diploma's in 2021 and deepening her fashion industry expertise. We are chatting all about Christina's career journey so far and unpacking her amazing brand EXIE Studio. Let's get started! *Ad EXIE Studio is more than versatile sportswear that’s responsibly produced. It’s a lifestyle. Exie believe inside every woman is a warrior waiting to be unleashed, and their designs empower you to push past limiting barriers and harness that strength so you can take on any opponent and unlock your full potential. Founded by acclaimed designer Christina Exie to inspire driven women to stay at the top of their game - mentally and physically. With no-fuss, eco-friendly fabrics and versatile styles that effortlessly transition from brunch to gym to jet, EXIE makes it easy for the modern-day professional to get active while feeling 100% confident. Shop the seamless, recycled and off duty collections at exiestudio.com and unleash your inner badass Less talk, more action and make impact, feel confident, empowered and step into your brilliance with Exie. Shop the range today and enjoy 10% off with BTG10 at checkout! Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
May 5, 2021
Episode 36 - Switching careers, developing a CEO mindset & when challenge can equal opportunity with Katie Acipella, founder of NineNine Bespoke
Hi and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast. Today my guest is Katie Apicella, founder of Nine Nine Bespoke - a lifestyle management company based in New York. Born and raised in Manhattan, Katie then studied film in LA and went on to receive her BA in Social Sciences with a concentration in Media Studies from NYU. Katie’s background in entertainment and luxury hospitality on both coasts is elemental to her expertise. With a keen sense for emerging trends as well as her passion for cultivating exclusive relationships, Katie has been recognized as a tastemaker. Working on both the client and business side, as well as curating a vast yet relevant Rolodex in the hospitality and luxury lifestyle vertical, Katie is sought out for her valuable insight into developing innovative and creative approaches to drive business growth and client retention through perk and incentive marketing strategies. Katie believes wholeheartedly in living in the moment and embracing each and every day. She found her new passion when she realized that she could use all her skills and experience to help fill the void between work and life. We are chatting about Katie's journey from acting to being named one of New York’s most promising female founders, developing a CEO Mindset When You’re Just Getting Started, turning your greatest challenge into your greatest opportunity and so much more! We also chat about coaching services for anyone who feels that they need some advice, guidance and knowledge to help them level up and push through barriers! Let's get into the conversation. Follow Nine Nine Bespoke on Instagram and get in touch with Katie on email at firstname.lastname@example.org and head over the the website to find out more and connect. Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram. Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off!
April 18, 2021
Episode 35 - Creating an industry changing beauty product, listening to your entrepreneurial drive plus health & lifestyle while running a business
Welcome to a brand new episode of Be the Girl Podcast! Today's episode is a special one, I am chatting to Madison Rapa, founder and CEO of Tanzee, for her very first podcast interview. Madi started Tanzee 6 years ago at age 23, from a frustration with her sheets being ruined from her weekly self tanning ritual. After realising there was a huge gap in the market and thinking others may also be experiencing this on a weekly basis, Madi, with the help of her mum researched and created her own self-tan bed sheet protector, that was a huge industry game changer and remains the hero product for Tanzee. We chat all about Madi's entrepreneurial drive that started when she was just 12 years old selling her handmade jewelry on consignment, starting out in business, learning as you go and following your passion, product innovation and development and pushing the boundaries of the beauty industry. We also chat about health, lifestyle and running a business. Madi has had Lyme Disease since starting Tanzee in 2015 and today we would like to raise awareness and I am so honoured to talk about this and for Madi to share her experience for the first time to inspire and empower others which is a huge step and extremely brave. This really is a must listen with something for everyone, let's get started! Shop the range - https://www.tanzee.com.au/ Follow along on Insta - https://www.instagram.com/tanzeebeauty/ Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Insta! Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
March 23, 2021
Episode 34 - How to leverage your career experiences to grow & creating a brand to empower women with a reliable professional toolkit addition with Victoria, founder of Miss Metier
Welcome back to the show! Today I am excited to welcome Victoria, accountant turned business owner and fashion designer. Victoria started Miss Metier 3 years ago after finishing a double degree in commerce and business management, majoring in accounting and marketing. It all started with a beautifully designed white midi dress that is still part of the range today, and has grown into an amazing brand that corporate women can rely on as part of their professional toolkit and feel confident in throughout their work day. We chat all about how Victoria's degree and work experience has helped, and continues to help grow her brand, the early stages and steps when in start up mode, advice for anyone looking to enter the fashion and design space, and empowering women through confidence. Let's get started! *Ad Modern corporate dressing is all about pairing sleek and modern separates with bold silhouettes and timeless, versatile shapes. Designed in Australia, Miss Métier reinvigorates the corporate uniform by carefully curating a workwear wardrobe that can take you from Monday to Friday. This new direction ensures polish and professionalism without compromising style. With easy to wear and care pieces: introducing an office wardrobe for the modern corporate woman. Make your wardrobe work harder for you with essential pieces for the modern corporate woman. From dresses, blazers and coats, skirts, tops, trousers and skirts shop the range of classic pieces that you will wear with confidence and that will become an essential part of your career and business toolkit. Shop the range at missmetier.com and follow along on Instagram at @miss_metier Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Insta! Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
March 16, 2021
Episode 22: How to Navigate Limiting Blocks with Hayley Payne, founder of The Daily Pretty. Hosted by Jessica Frigon
Welcome back to Be The Girl Podcast! To finish off Season 2 I thought it was really relevant to re-share my chat with Jessica from Project Love Co! We talk all about my personal journal and experience navigating limiting blocks (like "I could never be a guest on someone's podcast, why are they asking me?" to creating this very podcast!) and my advice for those who may be experiencing this themselves. What you will learn from this episode: What inspired me to create The Daily Pretty Was it always a dream of mine to tart a blog and business? What I struggled with most starting TDP and how I overcame it How I set myself up for success daily The limiting blocks I struggled with and how I overcame them Tips on increasing self worth and confidence How to make sure we aren’t basing our identities on the number of likes we receive Organisation hacks and tips that have worked well for me What self-love means to me! PLUS, 3 Rapid Fire questions: My favorite fun activity to do that helps me get back into a creative mindset What is next for The Daily Pretty What is on my reading list right now So grab yourself a cup of organic tea, get comfy and I hope you enjoy my chat with Jessica and it helps to empower, motivate and inspire you to go after your dreams! Hayley x
February 18, 2021
Episode 33 - Why you should invest in yourself through Self Development right now GF!
Hi guys and welcome back to Be The Girl Podcast. Today I’m jumping on the pod to chat about Personal Development. We are into the February already which is kind of crazy! So it really is the time to get serious about the next steps we want to take in 2021 and actually start putting some things into action. For me personally, this year I am making Personal Development a priority. It is something that I have always done and been interested in throughout my career and through starting The Daily Pretty and this podcast but I really didn’t do that much last year – and I definitely felt the effects of this and the difference in my motivation and also having the confidence to push out of my comfort zone and go after new things both personally and professionally. SO, the universe was listening and The Bundle Co. reached out and asked TDP to collaborate on their latest bundle which is all about self improvement and development – I knew it felt right and was meant to be. In this episode I chat all about The Bundle Co, more on Personal Development and why you should invest in yourself right now more than ever, my top highlights for the bundle and how I personally complete bundles (this will be my third!) and how they have been critical to my career and growing The Daily Pretty and this podcast? Ready to invest in yourself and realise your true capabilities right now GF? Get you bundle here! Available until 14 Feb 2021 only! Link to the bundle: https://thedailypretty.com/personaldevelopmentbundle Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Insta! Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
February 8, 2021
Episode 32 - Building self confidence, creating a successful, industry changing mineral makeup brand, beauty industry insight & career chat with Victoria Curtis
Welcome back to Be The Girl Podcast! I am so excited to welcome super inspiring business woman Victoria Curtis, who has created Victoria Curtis Cosmetics, an Australian owned Mineral Make up brand with over 300 stockists throughout Australia and New Zealand. Victoria has solely built her brand over the past 8 years from the ground up and is dramatically changing the makeup game with mineral cosmetics. Recognised by major influencers such as Chloe Morello, Rozalia Russian and Georgia Love, and featuring in magazines such as Professional Beauty, Vogue and The Game Changers book as well as on the runway of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Sydney each year Victoria saw a unique gap in the market, went for it and her brand is now one of Australia's fastest growing cosmetics company. As a business woman, professional public speaker and mother, Victoria gives an inspirational insight into the beauty industry, business world and the challenges she has overcome to inspire those just starting out or wanting to expand their careers. We chat all about business, the beauty industry, building confidence, lifting each other up and Victoria's expert advice on mineral make up, how it works and all of it's benefits as well as Victoria's mantra heading into a new year. Let's get into the episode! H x Shop the range here Follow Victoria Curtis on Instagram Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Instagram Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
January 31, 2021
Episode 31 - Choosing your creative passion instead of a corporate career & building an ethical jewelry brand from the ground up
Welcome back to Be The Girl podcast. My guest today is Chi Mai, founder of Melbourne based ethical jewelry label S-kin Studio Jewelry. A truly inspiring female founder, Chi, has an amazing story to share, plus some wonderful business insights and learnings experienced along the way. Chi was born in Vietnam and moved to Australia for love! Growing up, and in her early twenties, she felt a lot of pressure from her parents to be a high achiever and to be successful in the corporate world, but after spending time here in Australia she realised that 'corporate life' wasn't what made her heart sing so she let go of what she thought she had to be and followed her creative dreams instead. We chat all about Chi's move from a Management Consulting to business owner, letting go of what we think we 'have' to do or 'should' do in our careers to follow our true passion and Chi's personal experience with this, the path to creating her business, why a commitment to sustainability and ethical manufacturing to reduce the effects of 'fast fashion' are an integral part of S-kin and Chi's mantra coming into a new year. Let's get started! Follow S-kin on Instagram: @skinstudioj_ Shop the range: s-kin.com.au Follow Be The Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne on Insta! Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
January 25, 2021
Episode 30 - Following your own path as a full time student & podcast host with Amiyah McCall
Hi and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! My guest today is an amazing young lady who started her very own podcast as a full time student to create a safe and empowering space for young girls. Girl podcast talks about topics and issues that are relatable to you girls today - everything from clean beauty to periods to building confidence, mentors, women making their mark in the world, the business world and so much more! I'm delighted to introduce Amiyah McCall, a super passionate and inspiring young woman who was not afraid to follow her own path and create her podcast and continue to grow it. We also chat about her personal experience this year, online learning and her plans for the future. Lets get into the episode!
December 8, 2020
Episode 29 - Building stress resilience that lasts with Self-Care Coach Emma Lunsford
Hello #bethegirlsquad and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! Do you find yourself constantly 'on' and find it hard to take time out without the guilt? Feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to make positive change that lasts? Then this episode is just what you need! My guest today is stress + self-care coach for women biz owners, cookbook author, and freelance wellness writer Emma Lunsford. We dive into building stress resilience that lasts, why self-compassion, self-care and setting boundaries are non-negotiables, practical tips and things you can implement right now if you are struggling with managing your priorities or just need to change your approach to taking time out plus some really valuable advice for busy gals who want to start putting themselves first while still thriving in your career and business! Let's get into the episode! Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
November 25, 2020
Episode 28 - Creating sustainable & ethical facial kits, reducing single use plus tips & truths when it comes to start ups with Katie Eales, founder of Sabbia Co.
Hi guys and welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast. Listen up babes - if you want to have a simpler, cleaner beauty routine that also is good for the planet this episode is for you! My guest today has created a beautiful, ethical brand with minimal impact on the environment that includes unique facial kits that contain sustainable, reusable, eco-friendly and chemical-free tools. These kits cleanse, exfoliate and remove makeup with just WATER! In just 12 months they have stopped a staggering 8 million single-use makeup wipes from going into landfill which is just incredible. I'm so excited to introduce Katie Eales from Sabbia Co. to chat all about how a visit to Sri Lanka started her business journey along with her partner Dave, her passion for the ocean and the environment that continues to drive Sabbia's mission and purpose, simple and effective sustainable tips to help your skin glow without harming the planet, how to start your own personal journey to minimise single use in your home plus tips and truths about creating a startup, building an engaged community and some advice when it comes to modern marketing. Let's get into the episode! Follow Sabbia Co. on Insta Follow Be The Girl Podcast on Insta Follow The Daily Pretty on Insta
November 15, 2020
Episode 27 - Food and wellness innovator Lorraine Sarayeldin, CEO & founder of Pom Pom Paddock
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! I am delighted to welcome CEO and founder of Pom Pom Paddock Lorraine Sarayeldin to the show today. Lorraine is a dynamic and passionate entrepreneur with over 18 years experience at an international property group holding a number of senior roles to now running her company PomPom Paddock, who's mission is to create simple, delicious and nutritious, plant-based products that promote health and wellbeing. Their products also allow people to boost their vegetable intake easily, are free of refined sugar, gluten, wheat and soy while being high in Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and packed with nutrients. We chat all about Lorraine's career journey and experience, how her daughter from a young age inspired and continues to inspire the creation of Pom Pom Paddock (it's a really cute story!), and we dive onto the nutrition behind Pom Pom Paddock and how we can unleash our culinary creativity and be inspired to make wholesome sweet and savoury foods without the guilt thanks to the newest innovators in the wellness and food space and the rock star ingredient - cauliflower! Let's get into the episode! Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
November 8, 2020
Episode 26: creating a social enterprise, the reality of menstrual stigma & period poverty plus how to make a difference with co-founder of Taboo, Isobel Marshall
A special episode in partnership with Hey Poppy for the Hey Poppy Virtual Expo 2020. After finishing high school in 2016, Isobel Marshall and Eloise Hall founded the Adelaide based social enterprise TABOO. TABOO exists to sell 100% organic cotton pads and tampons to customers in Australia, with all net profits donated to fight period poverty. Eloise is currently in her third year studying Business and International Relations at Flinders University and is using the skills she is learning in her role as managing director of TABOO. Isobel is in her third year of medicine at Adelaide University and working as the Director of Health and Education. I was delighted to chat to Isobel all about Taboo’s mission and how Isobel and Eloise were inspired to create their social enterprise. We discuss the reality of the facts behind menstrual stigma, hygiene challenges and period poverty around the world, and how Taboo is working with charity partner One Girl to bridge the supply gap for those who need period necessities the most, and providing all important education through school visits. We also chat about what it was like starting a social enterprise and overcoming challenges along the way. Big congrats to Isobel who was announced as Young South Australian of the year 2021 for the hard work Isobel and the dedicated volunteer team have invested into Taboo. A truly educational and inspirational episode that we all need to hear. I learnt ALOT speaking with Isobel and I hope you find this episode as informative and it inspires you to also take action and support Taboo and their amazing mission. Lets get into the conversation…. Hx Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
October 21, 2020
Episode 25: Are you overextending yourself & creating and expert profile with founder of Bennett PR, Brittany Bennett
A special episode in partnership with Hey Poppy for the Hey Poppy Virtual Expo 2020. Today I am very excited to welcome Brittany Bennett, founder of Bennett PR, a boutique agency based in Sydney and Expert Hub. Clients include the likes of 28 by Sam Wood, Aussie Sprouts,12RND Fitness, Luke Mcleod’s Soul Alive, Flow Athletic, Whole Earth & Sea, ZADI, Rose Hip Specialists to name a few. Britt has been in the PR industry for over 10 years, and started Bennett PR over 5 years ago, Expert Hub 2.5 years ago. Prior she was in the fashion industry working as a model internationally in NY, LA, Paris, London, Germany, NZ and Asia to name a few. Brittany is a highly experienced and knowledgeable publicist who specialises in building up expert profiles in the lifestyle, business and wellness space. In today's episode we chat about PR, Building an expert profile and lessons Brittany has learned in business so far plus we challenge you to ask yourself the question - 'Are you overextending yourself without much real, tangible benefit?' and Britt shares her experience with this and the changes she has made and the benefits this has brought both professionally and personally. We are switching it up for this episode and doing something a bit fun - we have a presentation style component so it really is like your very own masterclass and you have your very own VIP ticket! Let's get into it! Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
October 21, 2020
Episode 24: Creating a cult beauty brand, being realistic in your self expectations & self care from the inside out with Bangn Body founder, Priscilla Hajiontoni
A special episode in partnership with Hey Poppy for the Hey Poppy Virtual Expo 2020. I am very excited to welcome Priscilla Hajiontoni, creator of the cult skincare brand Bangn Body. Priscilla created Bangn Body from her own struggle with her skin and trying to find a clean, simple and effective solution for glowy skin. Priscilla learnt from the best, her mum, who was the pioneer for sourcing natural ingredients for treating her skin. Priscilla knew that a 10 step routine was not achievable for every woman, and wanted to create the ultimate product for glowy skin. We chat about Priscilla's business journey, her top tips for being more organised in your day, being realistic in your self expectations, the importance of taking care of yourself from the inside out, and her passion for helping others build their self confidence that led to Bangn Body. We spoke when Melbourne was at the early part of stage 4 lockdown so we also chatted about what lockdown has looked like for Priscilla and her team and how she is supporting them as well as Bangn Body's amazing community! This episode is not to be missed, Priscilla is truly inspiring and one the most genuine people you'll ever meet. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Let's get started!" H x Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
October 21, 2020
Episode 23 - Mastering your Mindset for Success with Entrepreneur & Business Strategist, Sophie Thorne
Welcome to Season 3 of Be The Girl! What better way to kick off a new season than a chat all about mindset and how to master it for success! Mindset plays such a big part in everything we do so we dive deep into what mindset is, how to move from a fixed to a growth mindset, how to build confidence through a positive and proactive mindset plus practices you can implement right now (think journaling, 90 day goal setting) to kick things off and get ready to vibe and thrive gals! I'm super excited to welcome my guest today, Sophie Thorne! All about Sophie... I’m a serial entrepreneur and business strategist who helps women make the shift from solopreneur to CEO so they can scale their business with ease. I work with female entrepreneurs looking to streamline their strategy, create scalable systems and develop a CEO mindset. After working in corporate for 8 years, I decided to set up, scale and subsequently exit a successful e-commerce business, learning what works (and what really doesn't!) in the process. This then led me to build my current business - a multiple six-figure service-based business with multiple revenue streams which allows me to travel the world and run my business from anywhere. I have developed a CEO mindset with a real belief in both myself and the ladies that I work with, and want to share my how to and biggest tips all with you! Find Sophie on Insta and check out her website for more. Let's get into the conversation! H x Follow Hayley on Instagram, check out The Daily Pretty and follow us on Instagram on sign up to our newsletter for 10% off our apparel range!
October 20, 2020
Episode 21: Building a brand, personal growth & stepping into your power with Sammy Leo, CEO of Breeze Balm
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! I'm excited to welcome founder and CEO of Breeze Balm, Sammy Leo to the show! Sammy introduced Breeze Balm into the world in 2016, using a secret family formula first developed 70 years ago in Dunedin, New Zealand by her pharmacist grandfather. Sammy gave the balm that already had a cult-like following a makeover with new irresistible scents and fresh packaging (which is now sustainable) and the move from pot to tube achieved astonishing sales results. We chat about important lessons and personal growth so far this year, a day in the life right now, the most rewarding thing being a woman in business, some advice for our aspiring girl bosses and career driven women plus a whole lot more! Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
September 7, 2020
Episode 20: Creating a beauty brand that transforms your morning routine with Michelle Hu, founder of Étoile Collective
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast, my guest today is Michelle Hu, founder of Étoile Collective. Michelle launched this chic, contemporary and much needed business concept in 2016. With a background in commerce, Étoile Collective (meaning star in French) was a marriage of Michelle’s two greatest loves, business and beauty. Étoile Collective makes every beauty-lovers dream set-up an attainable reality. With a wide selection of luxurious vanity mirrors, chic furniture staples, acrylic make-up organisers and large and small make-up bags, you too can level up your beauty game by having impeccable lighting and an organised space. I spoke with Michelle all about creating the business while working full time in banking, we dive into the inspiration behind the brand, Michelle's key move to full time in the business and how this was essential to growth, plus goals for the rest of 2020 while having to change plans and course with the current operating environment. This episode has something for everyone - whether you are a side hustler, woman in business, beauty lover or are after some motivation and inspiration! Étoile Collective is truly a solution-based business that offers style and comfort to every beauty lover. Getting ready has never looked or felt so good! Let's get into it... Follow Be the Girl Podcast, The Daily Pretty and your host, Hayley Payne Find knowledge and empowerment and visit our online store at thedailypretty.com and sign up to our newsletter for 10% off babes! x
August 18, 2020
Episode 19: How to uncomplicate nutrition and movement with Libby Babet
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! My guest today is former Biggest Loser Trainer and Chief Co-Founder, Libby Babet. In this episode we chat all about Libby's own health, wellness and fitness journey, movement and nutrition as well as Libby's Bondi fitness studio The Upbeat and how her passion for women's wellness inspired her to create Chief Nutrition bars and Your Beauty Food Collagen snacks. This episode is jam packed with information, advice and tips for anyone who wants to uncomplicate movement and nutrition in their life PLUS get some major inspiration and motivation as Libby's vibe is amazing! Get a notepad and pen ready ladies - there is so much you will want to write down from this ep! Let's get into it! H x Follow Hayley on Instagram Follow The Daily Pretty on Instagram on sign up to our newsletter for 10% off our apparel range!
July 22, 2020
Episode 18: how to unlock your brands unique story (personal or business) & bring it to life through design with Rachelle Saevil founder of Saevil Row
My guest for Episode 18 is Rachelle Saevil, founder of Saevil Row creative branding studio based in Sydney. In a time when it is more important than ever to connect with your dream customers and audience we dive into looking at your brand - personal or...
May 11, 2020
Episode 17: Changing careers & reigniting your passion & purpose with Liv Chapman, Co-founder of Inner Glow Cirle
This episode is with Liv Chapman, Co-founder of Inner Glow Circle the #1 training company for coaches & entrepreneurs. We dive deep in Liv's career change and move to business owner, how Inner Glow Circle is inspiring & motivating women all over...
April 10, 2020
Minisode: Protecting your energy & staying grounded in challenging circumstances
Hello lovely people and welcome back to Be The Girl Podcast.This is an completely unplanned solo episode, but with everything happening in the world at the moment and after a few stressful weeks, I know personally last week was particularly heavy…I felt...
March 22, 2020
Episode 15 Law of Attraction, Manifesting & Self Love with coach Dani Watson
Welcome back to Be the Girl Podcast! There has been a short break between episodes as over on The Daily Pretty we have just launched our first product range! I was so excited to see this come to life after a lot of planning and hard work. When I...
March 15, 2020
Episode 14 How your career and side hustle can work in synergy together!
This episode is a replay of my chat with Marija from The Raw Pod. We dive deep into my experience of starting a side hustle and building it from the ground up, how this has benefited and worked in with my career so they are in synergy with each other,...
February 3, 2020
Episode 13 Dream, Plan, Do - kick-start 2020 with reflection, clarity, focus & realistic goal setting
Kick-starting 2020 with reflection, clarity and realistic goal setting!
January 5, 2020
Episode 12 with Business Coach, Clare Wood
Welcome back to Episode 12 of Be the Girl Podcast! Today my amazing guest is Business Coach, Clare Wood. We talk all about how Clare went from Accountant to Commercial Manager to Business Coach and Business Owner, take a deep dive into managing...
December 22, 2019
Episode 11 with Jess Williamson founder of Ete Swimwear
Today on Episode Eleven I am chatting to business coach, entrepreneur, speaker and mentor Jess Williamson, founder of Ete Swimwear. Jess started Ete Swimwear in 2016 at just 22, after feeling unfulfilled in her 9-5 she pursued her love of design and...
December 9, 2019
Episode 10 with Tina Tower, Business Woman, Entrepreneur & Author
Welcome to Episode 10, I am delighted to welcome Tina Tower to the show! Tina has captured attention with her raw and real approach to building business. Tina is not afraid to share her failures as well as her successes and is an example of what...
November 28, 2019
Episode 9 with Keira Rumble, founder of Krumbled Foods
Welcome to Episode 9! My guest today is Keira Rumble, founder of Krumbled Foods. Keira is a huge foodie, health nut and wellness advocate which is at the heart and soul of Krumbled, who's mission is to create the best in beauty food, sports nutrition...
November 10, 2019
Episode 8 with Steph Gorton, founder of House of Hobby
My guest today is Steph Gorton, founder of Perth based business House of Hobby, running creative workshops which help women to have more fun! Steph created House of Hobby after feeling lost for a long time, trying to be who everyone said she should be,...
October 6, 2019
Episode 7 with Bec Miller, nutritionist & founder of Health with Bec
On Episode 7 of Be the Girl Podcast I am talking to Bec Miller, a Perth based nutritionist and the founder of her business, Health with Bec, who helps women reach their balanced weight, optimise gut health and increase their energy levels through...
September 2, 2019
Episode 6 with Kristiina Voyce, founder of iBrow Boutique
Welcome to Episode 6 of Be The Girl Podcast! My guest today is the lovely Kristiina Voyce, founder of iBrow Boutique at Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast. The key takeaways you will get from tuning in to this episode are how to create and nurture a...
August 19, 2019
Episode 5 with Jada Perfect, founder of Boss Lady Events
Welcome to Episode 5 of Be The Girl Podcast, my guest today is Jada Perfect, the boss lady behind Boss Lady Events, Boss Media Co and Sesame Pizza. The key takeaways you will get today are how to effectively manage and juggle multiple priorities from...
August 10, 2019
Episode 4 with Sandra-Lea, Co-founder of Luxey Cup
Interview with Sandra-Lea, Co-Founder of Luxey Cup
July 11, 2019
Episode 3 with Fabienne Costa, founder of YCL Jewels
Interview with Fabienne, founder of YCL Jewels
June 26, 2019
Episode 2 with Nina, Founder & Managing Director of NEON Model Management
Interview with young entrepreneur Nina, Founder & Managing Director of NEON Model Management
June 12, 2019
Episode 1 with Hayley, Founder & Chief Editor of The Daily Pretty on why mindset matters
Take control of your mindset to realise your full potential and achieve your goals!
May 26, 2019
We're talking topics across business, career and balance
May 10, 2019
Welcome to Be The Girl Podcast for busy, modern women who decided to go for it!
April 11, 2019