In this remarkable episode of The Business Owners Podcast, co-host Clive Enever had a compelling conversation with Chrissy Symeonakis, the inspiring founder of Creative Little Soul.

At the age of 30, while working long hours in hospitality marketing and events, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This life-changing moment forced Chrissy to reevaluate her career and lifestyle. With a determination to manage her health better, she founded a marketing agency that would allow her to work on her own terms.

Tune in with us as Chrissy shares her remarkable journey from diagnosis to success.

In the episode, we cover:

  • How Chrissy ransitioned from hospitality marketing to her own agency
  • How she grew from being a solo entrepreneur to now managing a team of eight
  • Managing work-life balance and setting boundaries for her health
  • Her advise for newcomers to use free resources and find a mentor
  • Her dream to empower individuals with disabilities to start businesses

Chrissy’s story is one of resilience, creativity, and adaptability, offering valuable insights into overcoming adversity and thriving in the business world. She emphasises the importance of work-life balance, creative problem-solving during challenging times, and the significance of mentorship. With a passion for empowering individuals with disabilities, Chrissy’s journey and advice serve as an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Chrissy Symeonakis:

You can find Chrissy at Creative Little Soul.


  • [00:42] Meet Chrissy: Founder of Creative Little Soul
  • [00:51] Chrissy’s Early Business Journey
  • [01:55] Getting to Know Chrissy: Fun Questions
  • [04:25] Defining Moments and Influential People
  • [05:29] Balancing Personal and Business Life
  • [06:49] Overcoming Challenges: COVID and Beyond
  • [08:45] Future Aspirations and Dream Projects
  • [10:20] Advice for Aspiring Marketers