Raquel Bouris is the Founder & Creative Director Of WHO IS ELIJAH, an independent fragrance house established in 2018 and built on cruelty free foundations. Raquel has redefined the rule book and started a new chapter, changing the norm of the luxury fragrance world. Raquel was motivated to create genderless scents, defying conventions and prioritised taking an ethical approach to fragrance and beauty. What was once an idea coined during Raquel’s travels, has now created a seat at the table with some of the biggest names in the beauty industry. In this episode, Raquel and I discuss: You can listen to the full episode by searching for The Boss in Heels […]

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April 10, 2024

Raquel Bouris: Founder Of Who Is Elijah On Building A $20 Million Perfume Empire (Episode 161)

Raquel Bouris

In this solo episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I share 5 strategies to fiercely protect your focus. In today’s digital era, it is becoming increasingly difficult to protect our focus, do the deep work and create meaningful impact in the things that matter the most to us. In this episode, I unpack some of the tactical ways you can fiercely protect your focus, so that you can reclaim your personal power. You’ll learn: You can listen to the full episode by searching for The Boss in Heels Podcast on: You can also listen directly simply by clicking the link below: If you enjoy this episode, please take a moment to […]

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November 9, 2022

Lara Nercessian: Solo Episode On 5 Strategies To Fiercely Protect Your Focus (Episode 121)

Focus

In this episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I invite my BFF Anna Bezzu to talk about the launch of LA World. LA World is a place where your bold, audacious, crazy dreams won’t sound so crazy at all. We are not afraid of being powerhouses who want everything, who want to make the seemingly impossible their unbelievable reality. We are going for world domination. In the show, we share the trials and tribulations of two women stumbling through building their brands & businesses, making their wildest dreams happen, and doing their best to unashamedly & unapologetically go for it. Pull up a seat, plug into our space, witness […]

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October 26, 2022

Lara Nercessian & Anna Bezzu: Introducing LA World (Episode 118)

LA World

In this episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I speak with Alison Egan & Maria Lucas, Founders of IATW

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July 27, 2022

Alison Egan & Maria Lucas On Becoming Business Partners, Setting Firm Boundaries, Daily Routines & Backing Yourself (Episode 106)

Alison Egan & Maria Lucas

This is one of the MOST special episodes I have ever recorded! The 100th powerhouse special of The Boss in Heels Podcast! 100 episodes is such a massive milestone in the world of podcasts, and I could not be more grateful than to be able to share it with the most incredible podcast community… each and every one of you who has supported the podcast, rated, reviewed, and shared the love with their family, friends and networks. Thank you. In this episode, I invited four of my powerhouse friends Anna Bezzu, Belinda Agnew, Friska Wirya and Tima Elhajj for a roundtable discussion which was recorded at The Crown in Melbourne. […]

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June 16, 2022

The 100th Powerhouse Special Of The Boss In Heels Podcast Ft. Anna Bezzu, Belinda Agnew, Friska Wirya & Tima Elhajj (Episode 100)

Powerhouse

In this solo episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I share a life and personal growth update for June 2022. In these episodes, I share with you what I’m pondering, learning, listening, reading and more. In this particular episode, I do a deep dive on some upcoming changes you can see and experience with Boss in Heels and beyond. In this episode, you’ll learn: My website and branding redesign, and why I’m flicking the switch from Boss in Heels to Lara Nercessian. A little glimpse into what Anna Bezzu and I have been working on. My travel plans and preparing to head back to Austin, Texas. How I’ve learned to […]

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June 8, 2022

Solo Episode: Life & Personal Growth Update – June 2022 (Episode 99)

Personal growth

Deborah Papazoglu is the Head of Digital for JD Sports, where she oversees e-commerce across all of Asia Pacific. Deborah is a really good friend of mine, and I wanted her to come onto the show because not only is she a powerhouse in her own right, however she truly embodies the spirit of what it means to be a Boss in Heels. Deborah is sensationally capable and her success did NOT come by accident. Deb knows how to make an entrance, knows how to be seen and heard, and knows when to use that power… or not. In this episode, we cover: How Deb has invested in herself, and […]

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June 1, 2022

Deborah Papazoglu: The Queen Of Digital Talks Impact, Confidence & Learning To Say Yes Before You Feel Ready (Episode 98)

Deborah Papazoglu

Setting boundaries is an important part of establishing our own identity. Boundaries are essential in ensuring that we achieve our goals. They are a crucial aspect of our mental health and wellbeing. According to Positive Psychology, a boundary is “a limit or space between you and the other person; a clear space where you begin and where the other person ends.” Boundaries can be in a physical form or an emotional form.  As someone who used to be a people pleaser, I have learned the hard way the negative impact of not having clear boundaries. The feeling of burnout, disappointment and resentment would consistently come up for me. I would constantly find myself […]

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March 22, 2022

Solo Episode On Strategies To Set Unapologetic Boundaries In Work & Life (Episode 88)

Boundaries

In this solo episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I provide a detailed life and personal growth update. In these episodes, I share with you what I’m pondering, learning, listening, reading and more.  In this particular episode, I also answer all your burning questions about Austin, Texas! If you have been following me on social media, you may have seen that I managed to leave Australia during lockdown, and have been living in Austin for the past few weeks.  In this episode, you’ll learn: The power of manifestation, and how I used manifestation techniques to receive my travel exemption. How I’ve learned to adopt an unstoppable mindset, and to […]

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December 7, 2021

Solo Episode: Life & Personal Growth Update Incl. Bonus Q&A On Austin, Texas (Episode 75)

Austin Texas

Amal Wakim may look like an overnight success: the nutrition company she created with her former business partner Jade Spooner has seen revenue has grow almost 1,000% in the past two years. Equalution has hundreds of thousands of devoted followers on social media, and are scorching hot in the business world having just made Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll find an incredibly inspiring story that transcends business success and is a lesson in working towards a higher purpose. Before going into business together, Amal and Jade kept each other accountable to lose a combined 50kgs. Through this weight loss journey they found their true purpose […]

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December 1, 2021

Amal Wakim: How To Back Yourself, Build An Empire & Still Create Balance (Episode 74)

Amal Wakim

Without a doubt, 2021 has been a challenging year for many of us. I am yet to come across anyone who has been left completely unscathed, or without having their life impacted in some way.  However, with adversity there comes opportunity. Some of the greatest businesses we know today (IBM,General Motors, HP, Hyatt, Fedex to name a few), were born during a recession or other tumultuous circumstance.  2021 could be the year that destroyed you, or the year that made you. I don’t know about you, but I am striving for the latter.  There are 3 steps you can take now to crush it in 2022. In this episode, you’ll learn: How to identify and face […]

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November 10, 2021

Solo Episode On 3 Steps To Take Now To Crush It In 2022 (Episode 71)

Crush It 2022

In the latest episode of The Boss in Heels Podcast, I bring you into my inner circle and share a wide-ranging, insightful and inspiring conversation with one of my closest friends Anna Bezuglova. Anna is a highly regarded coach, entrepreneur and the Founder of Female Frontier, where she teaches ambitious women to dissolve their self-criticism and become women of influence. Female Frontier empowers women by creating spaces of vulnerability to explore, without judgement, the unique challenges and self-esteem issues that we as women face within our career and relationships amongst a supportive, positive and uplifting network of women.  In this episode, you’ll learn: How to overcome limiting beliefs and step […]

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November 4, 2021

Anna Bezuglova: How To Develop A World-Shaker Mindset, Become A Woman Of Influence & Build Powerful Relationships (Episode 75)

Anna Bezuglova