#BYOB EPISODE 25 - Is there ever a RIGHT TIME to start a Business? Mandy Nolton shares her journey and experiences which helped her continue to pursue her dreams.


Mandy Nolton, Founder of Rec Relief and Managing Director at Rec People, shares her story in this episode and talks about her journey from university to building her own business and the experiences she went through getting to where she is today. Mandy is very passionate about her work with local government in the recreation and leisure space. She is currently in the process of building her new business Rec People.

In this episode I cover:

  • Mandy’s business and services.

  • The story of her first job and how she was led to work in recreation.

  • The benefits of loving and enjoying what you do.

  • Business as a merged lifestyle with clients becoming friends.

  • Her journey to starting her own business.

  • Getting a business coach to help run her business.

  • How to know the right time to start a business.

  • The experience that taught Mandy to just push on and carry on despite challenges in her business and life.

  • Advice for people who want to start a business.



Rec Relief

Mandy Nolton LinkedIn

Darren Bourke Website