How to Grow & The Nature Fix with Claire Warner, AEcorn MD


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  In episode 9, Kim interviews Claire Warner Aecorn Aperitifs MD and passionate advocate of nature and wellness.    She shares her career history from Law degree into hospitality at LVMH, before being lured by Seedlip MD to launch the start-up's sister brand.   She shares her learnings about: Taking a leap of faith into start-up life Getting comfortable in the uncomfortable How to create an internal coaching culture The benefits of nature for wellbeing     Learn more & connect with Claire here:   Instagram - Claire Warner Instagram - Aecorn Aperitifs Website   About Claire:   Claire Warner (nee Smith) began her corporate career in 2003, joining the LVMH owned brand, Belvedere Vodka and was appointed Head of Spirit Creation and Mixology in 2009.   In this role, Claire led the development of all new Belvedere expressions, as well as creating the global educational programmes. A tireless advocate for better health and wellness within the hospitality industry,   Claire joined the alcohol-free world of Seedlip in January 2018.   In December 2018 Seedlip announced the launch of a sister brand, Æcorn Aperitifs, a world’s first range of non-alcoholic aperitifs with Claire at the helm.   Launching in early 2019, Æcorn Aperitifs is informed by 17th century English herbal remedies and inspired by the European Aperitif tradition and will extend ‘what to drink when you’re not drinking’ from the bar to the table.Claire is considered one of the most respected authorities on drinks worldwide and is regularly interviewed by industry and consumer magazines including The Telegraph, The Independent, The Sunday Times, The New York Times, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Cocktail Lovers, Wine Spectator, Drinks Business, among many others. Claire has also made several television appearances including the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, The Today Show and regularly on CONAN. Claire resides in London with her husband and dog.   About Kim: Kim Sprague is a Certified Coach and Founder on a mission to help busy working women and entrepreneurs to create more balance in their life and business.   Kim left an 11 year career as a corporate communications leader, after training to become a Yoga Teacher in 2016 and later with the Mindful Talent Coaching Academy (AC).  She has balanced a wellness side hustle, busy job and London lifestyle; quit her job without one to go to, and has consciously created a balanced life as a Coach, founder and Mum.   Kim is passionate about holding space for women - away from their busy careers, social lives and families - to intuitively guide them and support them to find clarity, power and balance.   For more information, free resources or to work with Kim Sprague visit her website here. To discuss this episode with other female founders, leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs, join the Free Her Balanced Business online community here.