Work life


  • Let’s kill superwoman!

    Creative Director, Michelle Kreuiter has been battling the superwoman ideal for most of her career. Here, she tells us how striving for 'superwoman' left her burnt-out and how she managed to shift her mindset away from trying to please everyone... I’ve had something on my mind a lot lately – Superwoman Syndrome. It’s a range…

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  • I quit my job to grow this business and save me from burnout

    Earlier this year, Kim returned to her part-time job after maternity leave. She thought it would be fine juggling three days a week at work with running a business and raising her two sons. But it wasn't. So now she's quit. Here's what happened... This month, I quit my job. A really good job at…

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  • I quit my job. What next?

    So, this is my last week at Wunderman Thompson, where I’ve worked for the past 4 years as a strategy director, helping some of the world’s biggest brands. Now it’s time to go solo. Time to work out how the heck I build Clementine into a viable business that not only helps women but also…

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  • We aren’t shocked that only 2% of female founders receive investment

    Clementine has a growing community of 50,000+ women and high engagement in the app. We've been voted one of the best women's apps by the Guardian. So why will no one invest? Perhaps it's because we're women... We had a great first year. We launched our app, started building a community through our blog, podcast,…

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  • Let’s kill superwoman!

    Creative Director, Michelle Kreuiter has been battling the superwoman ideal for most of her career. Here, she tells us how striving for 'superwoman' left her burnt-out and how she managed to shift her mindset away from trying to please everyone... I’ve had something on my mind a lot lately – Superwoman Syndrome. It’s a range…

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  • The Art of the Start: How to Create a Stand-out Business Idea in 30 Days

    Female Founder

    How to Build a Stand-Out Business Idea A 4-Week Online Business Boot Camp for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Creatives   Hosted by Clementine Founder, Kim Palmer Every week people ask me how I came up with Clementine.  They want to know how I developed the idea and turned it into a successful side hustle. I’m a…

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  • We aren’t shocked that only 2% of female founders receive investment

    Clementine has a growing community of 50,000+ women and high engagement in the app. We've been voted one of the best women's apps by the Guardian. So why will no one invest? Perhaps it's because we're women... We had a great first year. We launched our app, started building a community through our blog, podcast,…

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  • 10 lessons from my first year as CEO of Clementine

    The first year in business is notoriously tough. There are targets to meet, the pressure to succeed and lots of big decisions. But it is also very exciting, and can teach you so much, as Kim Palmer has discovered in her first year as CEO of Clementine... As Clementine App celebrates its first birthday, founder…

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  • I quit my job. What next?

    So, this is my last week at Wunderman Thompson, where I’ve worked for the past 4 years as a strategy director, helping some of the world’s biggest brands. Now it’s time to go solo. Time to work out how the heck I build Clementine into a viable business that not only helps women but also…

    Learn More
  • I quit my job to grow this business and save me from burnout

    Earlier this year, Kim returned to her part-time job after maternity leave. She thought it would be fine juggling three days a week at work with running a business and raising her two sons. But it wasn't. So now she's quit. Here's what happened... This month, I quit my job. A really good job at…

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  • Relationships and money: What happens when the woman is the main earner?

    In our recent Q&A with Laura Whately, author of Money: A User's Guide she touched upon gendered ideas about money. In our modern world it’s hard to believe some of the unequal practices that persist; the gender pay gap, unequal parental leave and the archaic idea that men should be the ‘providers’. I spoke to…

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