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Preview of Series Seven on theme of curiosity

Host Sue Stockdale previews Series 7 which is on the theme of “Curiosity” and she highlights a few of the guests that will be coming up in the series.  They include: Thomas Andren worked as a computer technician for 10 years in Sweden. Deciding to change career, he used curiosity to guide his decision-making, which led…

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Playlist – Endurance running

Endurance running is unique. Anyone who chooses to run long distances needs the ability to withstand fatigue, and have strong mental as well as physical stamina. The guests featured in this playlist about endurance running, all have seen or experienced the benefits that it can bring, as well as hours of training, and mental energy…

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Transformation begins in the mind

Our Podcast Host Sue Stockdale recently delivered a presentation at the TEDxRoyalHolloway event on the theme of Transformation Begins in the Mind.

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48. Palwasha Siddiqi: A refugee’s road to success and beyond

Sue Stockdale talks to Palwasha Siddiqi, whose early childhood experiences have shaped her interest in coaching and helping others to maximise their potential. Palwasha was born and raised between Afghanistan and Pakistan. When she was seven her family fled the civil war in Afghanistan and became refugees in Pakistan where they lived for over a…

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47. Tanmay Vora: Inspiration through illustration

Sue Stockdale talks to Tanmay Vora, Founder at QAspire Consulting about how he developed his skill in creating visual notes, through his curiosity and interest in learning. He illustrates and shares great ideas in the form of sketchnotes that combine the topics of leadership, learning and change. Tanmay Vora is a senior business leader with…

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46: Nic Marks: Measuring happiness

Sue Stockdale talks to Nic Marks, statistician and Founder & CEO, Friday Pulse about the work he has done on measuring happiness and why it’s important to businesses, governments and countries, as well as individuals.  Described by one client as a “statistician with a soul”, Nic has been working in the field of happiness and…

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45. Hong Hoang: The Vietnamese changemaker

Sue Stockdale talks to Hong Hoang, Founder and Executive Director of CHANGE, a dynamic Vietnamese NGO with the mission to address the country’s most critical environmental issues.  She explains the challenges faced in mobilising young people, and engaging a wider community across Vietnam to tackle climate change, pollution and wildlife trafficking. Under Hong’s leadership, CHANGE…

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44. Josh Wasserman: The role of observation in design

Sue Stockdale talks to Josh Wasserman a design thinker and insights expert, about the role that observation plays in the design process, how design can more inclusive and what inspires him to be creative.  Josh recently designed a new pregnancy test prototype for RNIB, which received worldwide media attention, and is thought to be the…

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The thinking behind the podcast – “our secret sauce”

Our Access to Inspiration host Sue Stockdale was a guest on the Podcast Junkies podcast series talking about why we created the podcast in a series format, as well as the thinking that goes into how we put the podcast together to try to achieve a wonderful experience for each guest in the conversation.  

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43. Dr Leanne Armitage: Increasing diversity in the medical profession

Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. Leanne Armitage about how a childhood experience, where she witnessed street violence, inspired her to become a doctor. With no medics in her family or social network, Leanne used her initiative to take the necessary steps towards achieving this goal and is now a qualified junior doctor.  During her second…

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