New business, new skills, new baby: A healthy balancing act | Astute Radio


New business, new skills, new baby: A healthy balancing act | Astute Radio

We are increasingly encouraged to become entrepreneurs and start our own businesses. Everywhere, we hear and see stories about start ups that have shot to success in a few months. Women who seem to easily juggle business and family life, doing what they love. But in the real world, how do you transition from full time work to a business you love? How can you start or grow a business if you are thinking about motherhood? Are pregnant women taken seriously in business? And do mentors really help?

On my debut radio show ‘Real Health with Rebecca Dalby‘ for Astute Radio, I interviewed Sadie MacLeod, Editor of Hip and Healthy Wellbeing Magazine. To listen to the show and be inspired by Sadie, click on the player at the end of the blog.


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Astute Radio is an innovative radio platform strengthening the voices of minority women and girls who challenge gender and other stereotypes and break the mould. These are women who provide different and often unrepresented perspectives.

So far, over 20,000 people per month are tuning in to conversations exploring the research, wisdom and experiences of people discussing real life issues. If you like what you hear, explore the rest of the station to listen to more inspiring interviews and talks.

Be sure to watch out for my next show which where I will be interviewing Lisa Friend (World renown classical Flautist and composer), exploring the topics of body image, body confidence and losing weight.


  1. A fascinating discussion is definitely worth comment. There’s no doubt that that you ought to publish more about this issue, it may not be a taboo subject but generally people don’t speak about these subjects. To the next! Cheers!!|

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