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The Grocery Girls

The Grocery Girls

By The Grocery Girls
Navigating change and exploring what it means to work in the grocery industry
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Samantha Thomas-Berry, Vice President, European HR at Kellogg Company
After a bit of a break, we're back with a one-off episode to celebrate #GGFest! We spoke to Sam Thomas-Berry about keeping work/life balance front and centre and what she's learnt about herself during the weirdest year on record. Check out all the info on #GGFest and buy tickets here:
August 27, 2020
Cat Gazzoli, Founder of Piccolo
Cat took time out of her very busy schedule to talk to us about pivoting her business strategy to serve customers during lockdown, standing strong on ethical and sustainable decisions, and what it's been like juggling that with giving birth!  Book recommendation: The Home Stretch by Sally Howard
June 25, 2020
Emma Heal, Managing Director at Lucky Saint
Emma takes us through her exciting grocery career, talks about pivoting a brand for the better during lockdown, and the traits she sees in successful people.  Book recommendations: Lessons in Stoicism by John Sellars, Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Role model: Simon Sinek, his TED Talk can be found here:
June 18, 2020
Jenny Flintoft, Motivational Consultant
We've loved Jenny ever since she presented at our event last year. Here, she speaks about individuality, finding control and how much she needs a haircut. Plus, Verity shares some reflections on the event of the past couple of weeks. Book recommendation: Untamed: Stop pleasing, start living by Glennon Doyle
June 11, 2020
Richard Sullivan, Senior Learning and Development Manager at Co-op
We welcomed Richard as our first ever male guest, and discussed how businesses can set themselves up for success in a crisis and what we can learn from this experience to strengthen our working relationships.   Book recommendation: Tame, Messy and Wicked Risk Leadership by David Hancock
June 4, 2020
Helen Hepworth, Founder and Director, Collective Stories
Gaining confidence and inspiration from our community, Helen started her own business last year. Lockdown has been an opportunity for reflection, learning and celebration. Book recommendation: Drinking from the Fire Hose: Making Smarter Decisions Without Drowning in Information by Christopher J. Frank and Paul F. Magnone BeInspired conférence details: 
May 28, 2020
Anna Harris, Strategist and Researcher on Female Ambition
We spoke to Anna about the findings of her MBA research, living and working in lockdown with four children, and the change she hopes this period will bring.  It’s also Mental Health Awareness Week, so we had some thoughts from our host Hester and our weekly contributor Verity.
May 21, 2020
Michaela Moss, National Account Manager at Speedibake
Michaela started a new job at the beginning of March, and it’s been an unexpected journey so far.
May 14, 2020
Laura Ryan, MD of Lavenpark and Chair of Meat Business Women
We spoke to Laura about adjusting to life working from home and how she’s adapting her network’s strategy for 2020.
May 7, 2020
Welcome to The Grocery Girls podcast! Our host, Hester Lonergan, gives us the lowdown on our new series.
April 9, 2020