From Financial Controller to Breastfeeding Support: Petrina O'Halloran's Journey to Building Mamas Boobie Box
In this episode, Emma chats with special guest Petrina O'Halloran, a qualified accountant who has transitioned from a career as a financial controller to becoming the founder of Mamas Boobie Box. Petrina shares her journey with us, including her career background and the mindset shift that led her to start her own business.
In this episode, Emma and Petrina talk about the following:
Petrina discusses her business, Mamas Boobie Box, which is a subscription service that provides breastfeeding support and products for new mothers. She talks about her passion for helping new mothers and her desire to provide them with the support she wishes she had when she had her own child.
Petrina shares her career background, starting with her work as a financial controller, where she had a successful career but found herself feeling unfulfilled and unhappy with the long hours and corporate ladder climbing. She explains how having her own child shifted her mindset and values, and she no longer wanted to prioritize her career over her family.
Petrina talks about the challenges she faced in the early days of starting her business, including the lack of experience in entrepreneurship and marketing. She shares the resources and support that helped her along the way, including mentorship and networking with other business owners.
Petrina shares her 5-year plan for Mamas Boobie Box, which includes expanding the product line and increasing the company's reach to help even more mothers.
Petrina's story serves as a reminder of the power of following our passions, and how shifting our mindset and values can lead us to live a more fulfilling life.
With the right mindset, support, and determination, anything is possible.
About Petrina O’Halloran:
Emma Lynch is a career and life transition coach, and positive psychology practitioner. Emma’s passion is supporting individuals through 1-1 coaching to find the clarity, direction and goals they need to flourish in their career and life.
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