Holly's Business Pharmacy

Welcome to the Business Pharmacy, live on Holly’s instagram every Wednesday at midday, all year, thanks to Dell Technologies. Throughout each hour, Holly will tackle a different topic, welcoming an expert or fellow founder to share insights and advice, as well as answering questions live from the community. Whether you want to learn how to grow a community on instagram, how to hire a team or even overcome imposter syndrome, Holly will empower you with tangible, honest advice to support you on your journey.

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Burnout avoidance techniques

Wednesday 1st December – 12pm


It’s almost December and already so many of us are at risk of burning the candle at both ends until we fizzle out. It’s a good time to remember the festive season is a marathon, not a sprint, and so Holly will be joined by the brilliant Kate Co-ach who is going to reveal all the ways we can identify it, avoid it or even overcome it. These techniques will be a must for your Christmas toolkit so do be sure to tune in.

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Watch Business Pharmacy LIVES

Don't worry if you missed a LIVE, you can catch up on all past episodes below

The Future of Retail

Holly is joined by Sandra, the manager of the World's largest @lushliverpoolspa, on how to create a shopping experience like no other

Ask Me Anything

A whistlestop tour of all your questions including how to drive traffic to your website and how to manage an influx of Christmas orders

How to hire

Everything you need to know about bringing someone into your business and will be as passionate about your brand as you are

How to start a podcast

Hannah Russell, co-founder of @mags.creative joins Holly to cover everything you need to know about why and how to start your own podcast

How to overcome fear

Kate Co-ach shares 10 practical things we can all do to help overcome our fear. From how to change our relationship with fear to rejecting fear-based vocab

Improving small businesses for disabled people

Holly is joined by @samantharenke to find out her top tips for being more inclusive and recognising the purple pound.

Ask Me Anything

I answer everything from how to take your first bold steps in business, how to handle the heat of competition, how to deal with bad reviews and so, so much more!

The power of email

Faye Dineen Head of Retention for @papier (the experts of email marketing!) helps us demystify email and understand how we can harness its power!

How to get rid of guilt

We aim to arm you with the tools to vanquish guilt once and for all including how to re-invest that energy into yourself and your business after all, you're the battery of your business!

How to hire your kids

How you can start to involve your children in your business, successfully manage a working relationship, and the mutual lessons that both parent and child can gain through the process

Emotional Labour

Kate Coach shares her how-to guide for unloading your emotional labour; how to question the patterns you’ve fallen into and how to break down how your work-load is shared across your family.

Mastering video basics

From equipment, to lighting and angles - videographer Charlie shares his top tips for getting started with video

How to run a successful pop-up

Top tips from industry experts on the benefits of utilising a temporary retail space

Genius Mindset

Coach Kate helps us look at how the mindsets of founders and what we're best at

Launching the Advice Hub

Hear all about the launch of the brand new Advice Hub with co-tributors @breadandjam and @claraandmacy

How to get press

Discover all the fundamentals for getting press coverage thanks to PR expert Susie @srmlondon

How to go live

Holly chats with Sky News Reporter @skysarahjane on her top tips for going live on social

Clicks and Mortar

Holly is joined by Emily & Amy from Berylune on how they combine both digital and physical retail.

Emotional Marketing

Charlotte from @BloomAndWild shares how they connect with customers on a deeper, more emotional level

How to have difficult conversations

Coach Kate returns to give us the tools and techniques we need to have those hard discussions

How to create a compelling brand

Alex Monroe @alexmonroejewellery shares why a strong brand will make all the difference to your business

The Future of the High Street

Holly chats with designer and shopkeeper @NicolaRowlands & Futurist Jaroslav on the trends we can expect for the high street

How to collaborate

@JackLaverickCeramics and @MendYourHead share their collaboration experience and answer all your questions

How to adapt on demand

Holly & Co-ach, Kate @the.greendoorproject on the importance of adaptability for small businesses

Building a business in lockdown

@sourdoughsophia talks about her amazing bakery

Ask Me Anything

From how to find customers, to tips for pricing your work, Holly answers questions from the community

Turning your hobby into a business

@Emma_Giacalone_Textiles shares her inspiring story

What to do if your product is copied

How to safeguard your ideas with Faye from @annualstore

How to protect your Instagram

Key steps to avoid hackers and save your content with @EnglishStamp

Win with Dell

Tech in a Box

We are thrilled to have 30 Tech in a Box prizes to give away over the coming months thanks to our partners at Dell. Inside the box is a top of the range new Dell XPS 13 laptop including one year McAfee Small Business security subscription, along with a host of other goodies to help you on your business journey.

Holly will reveal a new winner each week during her Small Business Pharmacy LIVE on Instagram, so tune in to find out if it’s you! To be in with a chance at winning, all you need to do is tell us why winning a #TechInABox prize would change your business journey!

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