In this episode, I follow Ed from The Kimchi Company as he delivers a batch of authentic Korean Kimchi to Woolworths for an initial trial. If successful, they have a shot at bringing healthy & authentic kimchi nationally to all Australians. A real 'behind the glamour' insight into the day-to-day grind small businesses face every day, especially with all the inflation & supply chain issues since COVID.
Given the trend to work from home due to COVID, I wanted to explore how the suit industry was coping during the pandemic. I had the chance to interview Noal Gurung, the founder of the 1mm Tailoring house in Australia, to chat about breaking into the Australian fashion industry as a Singaporean Born Nepalese and his journey to becoming a master tailor.
Today's guest is Asami Koike, the founder of Shapes and Sounds, the leading voice for Asian-Australian mental health and wellbeing. Born in Japan and coming to Australia at a young age, Asami has had to navigate and finally accept her bi-cultural upbringing and identity. This episode covers specific issues that are unique to some Asian-Australians and mental health resources available.