40 Minute Mentor

April 5, 2023

Building The UK’s Fastest Growing Soft Drinks Brand with Olivia Ferdi, Co-Founder of TRIP 

“You need to recognise that your mental health is a muscle and it’s not a case of doing a 30 day cleanse and mediations and you’re all good. That’s not how it works.” 

What started off as a new way to eliminate the daily stresses of life in the city, turned into the UK’s favourite soft drinks brand. 

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is Olivia Ferdi, the Co-Founder of popular CBD brand, TRIP

Coming from a law background, there were plenty of early stage challenges Olivia and her Co-Founder and husband, Dan, faced together and we loved learning more about their journey in today’s episode. 

Olivia shares with us: 

➡️ The glamorisation of startup life [03:37] 

➡️ Resilience and building a Founder mindset [05:23] 

➡️ Her law career and transitioning to a startup [08:54] 

➡️ More about our sponsors, Alchemist [16:30] 

➡️ The inspiration behind TRIP [17:27] 

➡️ Her stand-out milestones from her journey with TRIP [26:07] 

➡️ How her law background has helped and sometimes hindered along the way [29:25] 

➡️ Building a wellbeing routine that lasts [36:30] 

➡️ TRIP’s exciting plans for the year ahead [40:40] 

➡️ Why a “no” is never a “no” [43:37] 

Helpful links:

➡️ More about Olivia: https://www.linkedin.com/in/olivia-ferdi/ 

➡️ Check out TRIP: https://drink-trip.com/ 

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