Podcast: Series 11

88. Nic Parmaksizian: How to create an environment that encourages innovation

Nic Parmaksizian talks to Sue Stockdale about his role as Global CEO of Designit and why he is passionate about creativity and innovation.  He outlines how leaders can create environments that encourage innovation, and why ambidexterity is needed to be able to focus on both profitability today and tomorrow. An accomplished global business executive, Nic…

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87. Dr. Sarah Gilchrist: Managing your sleep

Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. Sarah Gilchrist about the subject of sleep.  With over 60% of the British population reporting that they have poor sleep quality, and an estimated 1 in 3 suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, it’s a topic that has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. Dr. Sarah Gilchrist FBASES…

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86. Tyrone Mathurin: Driven to succeed

Tyrone Mathurin talks to host Sue Stockdale about being a racing driver in Team BRIT, which aims to become the first ever all-disabled team to race in the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race – the most iconic endurance sportscar race in the world. Whilst riding his motorbike in 2005, Tyrone crashed which caused four nerves…

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85. Myrtle Simpson: An adventurous life part 2 – Rainforests

Legendary adventurer Myrtle Simpson talks to Sue Stockdale about her life in the second part of this interview (episode 84 featured her adventures on Ice and  Mountains). Myrtle shares her recollections of how she lived for three months with a tribe in the rainforest in Surinam and more recently attended the COP 26 UN Climate…

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84. Myrtle Simpson: An adventurous life part 1 – Ice and Mountains

Legendary adventurer Myrtle Simpson talks to Sue Stockdale about her life.  In part 1 of a two-part interview, Myrtle recalls her North Pole expedition attempt in 1969, and some of the adventures that she has undertaken with her husband and children. In January 2017 she was awarded the Polar Medal in recognition of her arctic…

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83. Brian Sachetta: Overcoming anxiety and depression

Brian Sachetta, software developer and creator of “Get Out of Your Head,” brand and book series talks to Sue Stockdale about how he combines his experiences in the tech world with previous mental health battles to offer practical strategies for evading one’s psychological demons. Brian currently has two books on the market, “Get Out of…

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82. Sebastian Rohr: The wellbeing of your digital identity

Information Security entrepreneur Sebastian Rohr talks to Sue Stockdale about why maintaining the safety of your digital identity is important for ones’ wellbeing. As well as providing some practical tips on how to manage your digital identity, Sebastian reflects on the stress of being a security executive, why burnout is a common occurrence for many…

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81. Abigail Griebelbauer: Neurodiversity meets storytelling

Sue Stockdale talks to Abigail Griebelbauer, who decided to start writing and publishing children’s books. She didn’t see the representation of neurodiversity in books, particularly picture books, while growing up which sparked the idea behind the first book. After teaching for a couple of years, Abigail decided to pursue a dream of living abroad. Though…

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80. Liz Benditt: An optimist’s perspective on surviving cancer

Liz Benditt talks to host Sue Stockdale about how she endured four different cancers over a period of eight years, and how she and her family adapted to the unexpected situations they faced together. Following this, Liz used her experience as both a marketer and a cancer patient to launch www.TheBalmBox.com – a site featuring…

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Preview of Series 11 on health and wellbeing

Sue Stockdale previews some of the guests in Series 11 which will focus on various aspects of health and wellbeing, including physical, mental, and social connectedness. Upcoming guests include: Abigail Griebelbauer, a dyslexic children’s book author who includes characters with dyslexia and ADHD Sebastian Rohr, a tech entrepreneur working in the field of Identity and Access…

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