35 Women under 35: Jennifer Irvine, founder, The Pure Package

The diet guru on trusting her team, learning to delegate and understanding her market.

by Hannah Prevett
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Secret of my success
Surrounding myself with a fantastic team I trust. They get on with their jobs and I concentrate on strategy. It's the only way to grow.

My biggest career lesson
Learning to delegate and trust other people. Five years ago, when I was six months pregnant, I was attacked and the guy left me with a broken leg and finger. I was so freaked out, I wouldn't have been up to leaving the house. This was a turning-point, because I was forced to let my team do their jobs.

My best piece of advice
Do something in a market you know really well - and one you absolutely love. It will mean that when those hurdles come along - and they will - you will vault them easily.

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