She is a Mentor at Virgin StartUp, Owner and CEO of Creative Nature Superfoods and multi award winning entrepreneur. Within 18 months she stabilised the business and launched the brand into high street retailers like Tesco.

Julianne Ponan is the youngest winner of the National Natwest Everywoman Artemis Award for Women Entrepreneurs. She also won 3 awards in FSB Surrey Business awards for Young Person in Business, Overall Winner of 2014 and Real Life Entrepreneur.

We’ve invited Julianne to share her advice, mindset and key ingredients that helped her to achieve success.

Our Interviewer (Multi Award Winning Speaker & Motivational Sales/Business Mentor) Jon Covey had a very interesting Skype conversation with Julianne.



[1:22] A few words about Julianne and success of Creative Nature.

[3:54] About change and upside downs.

[5:00] The best advice on being productive an making things done.

[7:00] What’s your motivation?

[7:49] What’s your thought on mindset and how to make sure it’s in the right place?

[9:47] How did you see the light?

[10:20] The importance of having a great team.

[12:17] How do you make things happen and tasks done? What’s the best way to do that?

[14:30] How do you handle defeat?

[15:17] What gives you the most happiness in your job?

[16:03] “One word” that summarize what you are trying to achieve.

[16:45] What influences, inspires and motivates you?

[18:20] Do you read and what books would you recommend?

[20:22] Do you embrace technology? What kind of apps / software do you use in your business?

[23:59] What is the biggest trace you feel so important for entrepreneurs to achieve success?


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Jon Covey

Multi Award Winning Speaker & Motivational Sales/Business Mentor
Jon Covey is a multi award winning sales/trainer and serial entrepreneur based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Who specialises in self development, personal development, executive business coaching and sales training.

Covey, captivates audiences with his 'do it anyway' style, working through business issues and topics to help individuals and businesses explode productivity and sales.

For over a decade and a half Jon has been working with companies large and small. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with many business ventures under his belt and he is not afraid to tell you about the failures as well as the successes.

What you get from working with Jon is a clear concise straight to the point program that delivers an end result that you only dreamed of. With financial, work, and personal areas of your life balancing, this gives you a real sense of fulfillment in your life.

He often shares his wisdom through many media channels, which instantly turn viral with others eager to learn from his creativity and style.

You can follow Jon on twitter @Jon_Covey

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