The Great Resignation: How to Keep Team Members Engaged

The pandemic has seen hordes of employees decide they want better for themselves. As remote working and the time and space to reflect on what makes us tick, have combined - we’ve seen the Great Resignation haunt many workplaces. So how, as business owners, do we hang on to our people?

When the side-hustle becomes the full-time gig: How to Make the Ultimate Transition

Have you ever wondered how a booming business came into existence? The answers are usually much less glamorous than you imagine. In this episode, Briony gives us a detailed insight into exactly how she took Adorn from side-hustle to beauty sensation and tips for how you can make your side-hustle a full-time gig.

Sustainability & Small Business: Doing Good Is Good Business

Often as small business owners, incorporating sustainable practices can feel out of reach financially and practically. Or, we feel if we’re not practicing sustainability perfectly, then we’re failing. Yet, none of these things are true. In this episode, we explore the imperfectly perfect approach to sustainability that’s so important for our planet and businesses.

Who is Briony Kennedy

In this very first episode, I'm going back to the start of my ten-year journey and sharing the experiences and lessons that got me to where I am today. 

Navigating Fear & Comparison in the World of Beauty and Business

The rise of social media means that we now have more opportunities than ever to pursue our passions and make a living. But as I reveal in today’s episode, the glossy facade you see online can often be too good to be true.

How to be an Effective Leader

How would you console a colleague if they had a tantrum? What excuse would you give your five year old if they asked why next year’s sales projections were late? It’s strange to imagine competing worlds overlapping, but how we react to demands, challenges and responsibilities in both intertwine. In this episode, I reveal how you can step into work and home like a good leader: for your kids, colleagues, and yourself.

How I Started Adorn Cosmetics

I’m sharing the story of how I started and grew Adorn Cosmetics. From filling up makeup pots on my kitchen floor, dealing with often harsh judgement from other women, and digging myself out of heavy debt, I’m revealing all the tears and triumphs it took to get Adorn to where it is today.

The Reality of Being a Mumma

For all the mums out there who struggle to get through the day or feel torn between their duties as a mum and their desire for something more, this episode is for you.

How We Can Practice Self-Care

For so many of us, the idea of self-care has become synonymous with massages, red wine and retail therapy. It causes us to feel wracked with guilt and consumed with anxiety over spending time away from our family, or dabbling in our vices. But, for me, the notion of self-care has become a necessity for my survival.