Sophie Dawson of Harvey & Hugo


PRsonal: ‘My shyness left leave me shaking & bright red.’ Meet relationship manager Sophie

In this series of podcasts, Charlotte Nichols, managing director of PR agency Harvey & Hugo, gets up close and PRsonal with a variety of well-known business faces. Nothing is off limits as she digs deep to get to know the person behind the professional…

In this episode…

Sophie Dawson is one of the shining stars at Harvey & Hugo.

But before joining The Pack, she endured a torrid time in an old job which she never got paid for.

In this latest episode of Pack PRsonal, she reveals how that saga ultimately ended up in court as she fought hard to reclaim the thousands of pounds she’d been duped out of.

She also opens up to host Charlotte about overcoming shyness that was so severe it would leave her ‘bright red’, while also revealing the A-list celebrity that convinced her to join Instagram – where she admits to being a ‘stalker and a lurker’!

Key moments:

  • 00:00:26 | ‘I worked for months without pay – they even sent my payslips’
  • 00:04:38 | The stress of having a holiday to Benidorm booked – but your boss isn’t paying you
  • 00:06:00 | Sophie’s day in court |
  • 00:07:02 | How her old employer’s dishonesty cost her thousands
  • 00:10:24 | The hard life lessons Sophie learned from her employment ordeal
  • 00:13:16 | How Sophie’s shyness would leave her ‘shaking and bright red’
  • 00:15:20 | ‘I was such a homebird I didn’t even like sleepovers’
  • 00:23:00 | ‘I got Facebook when I was 13 – what was I even posting?!’
  • 00:23:50 | Why Sophie is a ‘stalker and a lurker’
  • 00:26:07 | ‘I wouldn’t like to be a 13-year-old these days’
  • 00:29:43 | The celebrity that convinced Sophie that she needed an Instagram account
  • 00:33:35] | How good is Sophie at sex?

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