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13 Questions With… Entrepreneur Laura Bartlett

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Laura Bartlett is the award-winning founding editor and publisher of global magazine House of Coco sold all over the world as well as in-store at Harrods and Selfridges. Having built this business in her twenties from the ground up with zero investment, Laura is a leading voice for young female entrepreneurs and a larger than life example of failure
breeding strength.

From being ridiculed by Peter Jones on Dragons Den at the age of 25, she is now in demand from brands all over the world, living her dream life. Laura is a #girlboss with a passion for speaking, inspiring and motivating others to be the best possible versions of themselves. Laura is passionate about encouraging all readers,
but especially millennials to live their best lives, to take risks to follow their dreams and be in control of living on their terms.

1)      What is your name and where do you live?

Laura Bartlett, from Leeds

2)      What is your favourite soulventure?

Being in New York! It’s great for my soul and it’s definitely my happy place. I love just roaming the streets and taking in the sights and sounds and I could sit in coffee shops and people watch all day long!

3)      What’s something that no-one would guess about you?

When I was a teenager I was an MC! I used to have my own spot on the local radio station and my stage name was Queen B!

4)      What single thing would improve the quality of your life?

Owning a private jet, then I could avoid airport queues!

5)      If you could be doing anything, anywhere, right now, what would it be?

Eating ice cream on Central Park

laura bartlett house of coco6)      Of what are you most proud?

The relationship that I have with my family.

7)      Who do you most admire and why?

I most admire people who are brave enough to follow their dreams. I love watching people surprise themselves and achieve amazing things

8)      Best kiss of your life?

On a balcony overlooking the most amazing views of London during sunrise

9)      What is a new skill you’d like to learn (and why?)

Calligraphy. I think it’s such a beautiful skill and it would totally up level any handwritten notes I make!

10)   Woods, mountain, city or sea?

City and sea! I love being by the sea and the tranquility that brings but I also love the buzz of a city

11)   If you could say one thing to lots of people, what would it be?

If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you’re about to do today?

12)   What makes you happy?

The crunch of autumn leaves under my shoes as I walk around the lake

13)   What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Watching The Real Housewives, I’ve seen every city and every episode.
House of Coco is a luxury travel brand, a magazine for the Nomadic adventure seeker, aimed at those who desire connections not just from destinations, but from culture, people, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. The company is as invested in the economy, sustainability and local communities of destinations that they travel to, as they are luxury hotels, dynamic tourist boards, and travel partners.

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