April 22, 2021

#103 Amelia Rope, Founder of Hope & Patience, on Starting From Scratch

Today I delve more into the entrepreneurial journey. After connecting on LinkedIn, Amelia Rope is a kindred spirit who shares what hope and patience mean to her day-to-day. She’s the host of the podcast ‘Hope & Patience’, where she explores with guests the challenges of running a business and how to take care of yourself along the way – all whilst eating their favourite chocolate too. 

For over a decade, she ran the award-winning chocolate business Amelia Rope Chocolate, so we learn more about her lessons learnt from that journey. She has competed twice on ‘Masterchef, and she is a volunteer employment mentor for Fine Cell Work’s ‘Open the Gate’ programme.

I’m excited to have her on the show as we discuss business cycles, why she started her podcast, working with life coaches, the power of appreciation – and recovering from broken bones.


Hope & Patience Podcast: https://hopeandpatience.co.uk/podcasts 

S2 E8 Angus Thirlwell, Co-Founder Hotel Chocolat: https://hopeandpatience.co.uk/podcasts/angus-thirlwell-hotel-chocolat 

S2 E6 Julian Metcalfe, Founder Pret & Itsu: https://hopeandpatience.co.uk/podcasts/s2-e6-julian-metcalfe-founder-pret-amp-itsu 

‘Thrive’ by Ariana Huffington: https://www.amazon.com/Thrive-Redefining-Success-Creating-Well-Being/dp/0804140863 

Clubhouse - Amelia Pod

Amelia’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amelia_rope 

Amelia's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ameliarope 

#50 Time for a system change with Zoey Henderson, Founder of CleanSlate: https://hospitality-mavericks.captivate.fm/episode/50-its-time-for-a-system-change-with-zoey-henderson

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