Abi Wormell has 16 years of previous experience in senior leadership roles in Health and Social Care services but is now an internationally certified life coach. 

After being misdiagnosed multiple times with anxiety and depression, Abi was eventually diagnosed with acute burnout. Years of working in fast paced front line services had taken its toll on her physical, emotional and mental health. 

Today she helps others in a similar position through her life coaching business. Aiming to give professionals the tools and resilience they need before they hit burnout. 

This is the Business of Avoiding Burnout…

Back in April 2021 Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen had the pleasure of introducing Rodney C Burris, an international speaker, youth advocate, professional development coach and published author from Baltimore on The Business of Motivational Speaking.

Now, Rodney is back to further discuss his work in unlocking human potential and inspiring organisations by discussing The Business of Communication.

Why is communication so important in business and how can organisations effectively communicate their message in the modern working landscape.

Karen Leftley is a business transformation professional with over 25 years of change, project delivery and operational experience and is the founder and MD of Boomster Consulting

Karen is also the President and non-executive Director of the British Quality Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit organisation who help other organisations learn from best practice, improve their performance and achieve sustainable excellence.

With a reputation for injecting energy, creating movement and unlocking the motivation in others, Karen is said to naturally captivate the hearts and minds of many with her infectious style and approach and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss The Business of Continuous Improvement…

Louisa Ellins, owner at Line 29 Editorial, has always worked with words – as an English graduate, a public relations officer, volunteer magazine editor and a bid writer, working on multimillion-pound bids for catering in schools, universities and offices. She was made redundant in summer 2020 in the midst of the COVID-related turbulence and she started freelancing.

Within a few days Louisa had signed up her first client: a criminal justice charity. Fast forward nearly 2 years and she has raised £160,000 for the charity, and has worked with another charity and a community interest company and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Grant Writing.

Bailey Reber is the founder of Bailey’s Way Designs, an independent, handmade clothing store who also offer custom designs. Bailey’s love of sewing began as a young girl and she has been making her own clothing since high school. 

The pandemic ignited Bailey’s passion for fashion further and she enrolled in fashion school where she is currently studying. 

Bailey sells her garments, crafts and custom made costumes on her Etsy shop and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of independent fashion design…

Hayley Snishko is a mobile spa therapist who offers various treatments to people in their homes, offices and at events, including facials, massage and reflexology.

Hayley set up Home Sanctuary 11 years ago and operates around the Surrey and London area. In 2020 she was voted best Spa Therapist – Uk & Europe and she joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of mobile spa therapy…

Heidi Lesiw is a certified empowerment coach for women and founder of Coaching with Heidi. 

She supports ambitious, high-achieving women to feel more empowered, increase self-belief and show up as their authentic self so that they can confidently go after the life they truly want, desire and deserve.

Heidi worked in corporate sales for 7+ years and during the pandemic realised that she wasn’t truly living in alignment herself and set out to find her calling and work for herself as a solopreneur. She joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Female Empowerment & Authenticity…

Simon Krystman is the Founder of the Founders Festival, Ideas Nest and co-Founder, alongside the first ever Business of guest, Jake Shaw, of 12Ronnies.

Simon is a passionate entrepreneur who has successfully set up and exited a number of businesses in the digital and innovation space over the past thirty years; most recently launching a suite of products for startups and early stage companies.

Focused on helping other entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground, Simon joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Starting a Business…

Sergio van Luijk is a corporate strategist and equity finance expert. Drawing on a career that includes high-level experience in private equity, operational leadership, and corporate finance, Sergio leads Brussels-based Cap Expand Partners as its Managing Director.

Cap Expand Partners offered Sergio an opportunity to use the full range of his experience. As the firm’s Managing Director, he facilitates international investment and M&A transactions with an expert’s understanding of global markets and cross-border opportunities and joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of private equity and corporate development…

Nathaniel Loxley is the founding director of Vitality Hemp, an innovative home and garden lifestyle product brand founded in 2014. With experience of growing hemp under licence and creating various low carbon, natural products, Nathaniel is now working with other businesses to consult and connect projects within the emergent Global hemp industry.

In addition to Vitality Hemp, Nathaniel is the director of research and innovation at the British Hemp Alliance, a multi-stakeholder membership organisation that is committed to effecting progressive policy change and developing a robust, equitable and profitable value chain within the UK.

Nathaniel joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of hemp in the modern world.