The first ever all vegan toffee company with Lesley Jeavons

Episode 23 with Lesley Jeavons

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Lesley Jeavons and her partner Corin have turned their childhood love of sweets into a vibrant vegan toffee business located in Brighton UK. Coming from humble beginnings making products in their home kitchen, the Jeavons have been able to slowly scale their business. Building a base of loyal customers in the process who love their products and support their mission of providing cruelty free treats to the world! Highlights from this episode:

Jeavons Toffee Founder & CEO Lesley Jeavons highlights and discusses: 

  • The realities of being a relatively small business in a big market.
  • Recognizing their personal strengths as they expand and grow their business.
  • The pride and drive of being the only vegan toffee company!

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Michelle Dennedy brought us an incredibly insightful interview with her impressive business history. She discusses the importance of bravery and how this will lay the path of everything

you need in business. Michelle shares her story of why she wasn’t able to be herself at home and the story of how her kids “walked through the fire with her”.


On this interview you will learn:
– The importance of looking at the people who are propelling your career
– Preparing and planning for when things go wrong
– Understanding culture
– What the business world expects of women
– Being judged as a women raising money
– The power of stopping the ??? at the end of your statements (hesitancy)
– A POWERFUL secret that will vastly improve your leadership
– What it takes to be a Vice-President of a company
– The reality of rising through the ranks of a company (Game Of Thrones-esque battles)
– The 3 L’s of Leadership
– Critical secrets to partnerships