Ep 71 – Going Against the Grain
Ep 71 - Going Against the Grain
Something we can all agree on: life’s too short to be ordinary. Charlotte Hamill knew this when an offer came up to start a social media agency; an offer to avoid ordinary which she knew she couldn’t refuse. In this episode, Charlotte reveals the early challenges of growing Born Social and how we can gain the courage to go against the grain. Charlotte Hamill is the founder and COO of Born Social, an award winning social media agency for businesses that think like David, not Goliath.
Charlotte Hamill has never been afraid to take risks, do something different, and pursue the road less travelled. While some kids opted for one career path, Charlotte blended her two career goals: becoming a professional sportswoman and being a TV broadcaster into one by becoming a showrunner for Sky Sports.
So, when her friends decided to ask a 21 year old Charlotte to start a social media agency, she knew she couldn’t refuse. That leap of faith has now led to her becoming the founder and COO of Born Social, a social media agency for businesses that thinks like David, not Goliath.
In this episode, Charlotte reveals how she harnessed the courage to do something different, her first steps when starting Born Social, and how she grew a simple startup into the phenomenal company it is today.
Charlotte Hamill is the COO of Born Social, an award winning social media agency for businesses that think like David, not Goliath. Since its inception in 2012, Born Social has worked with big brands such as Greenpeace, L’oreal, and the BBC, and has won multiple awards. In 2019, Charlotte was named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Charlotte’s advice for those who want to pursue their passion [8:00]
Charlotte’s advice on going against the grain [25:00]
How Born Social was created [29:00]