Starting a business during maternity leave – with Liz Rawlinson, gus + beau
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Today I’m speaking to Liz Rawlinson, founder of gus + beau baby playmats about starting a business during maternity leave and why none of us can do it all...

Listen in to hear Liz share:

  • An introduction to her business, what she sells and why she created it (00:58)
  • Why she started a business during her maternity leave (4:18)
  • The steps she went through and the time it took to launch her products (7:57)
  • Why Instagram has been huge for her business (13:57)
  • Getting an endorsement from Stacey Solomon (16:27)
  • The (positive and negative) impacts of selling out of stock and what you can do during that time (20:22)
  • How she manages work and having a young family and why it’s important to have help (29:24)
  • The parts of her business she outsources and the importance of being able to delegate (35:56)
  • Her number one piece of advice for other product creators (41:19)


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