Podcast: Series 6 - 21st century change

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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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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42. Rob Lawrence: Connecting sound, language and emotion to create change

Sue Stockdale talks to Rob Lawrence, a podcast producer, coach and mentor, about how the combination of sound and language can influence our emotions and can be a catalyst to create change.  Rob talks about how he changed his career from being an IT professional into podcasting and coaching. He says he is ‘obsessed’ with…

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41. Amy Henderson: Building a better future for working parents

Sue Stockdale talks to Amy Henderson, one of the USA’s leading voices on the critical role of parenting and caregiving has in developing the future of work.  Amy talks about her own experiences as a working parent, the challenges she faced, and some of the research and data from neuroscience that explains how showing up for…

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Preview of Series Six on theme of 21st century changemakers

Sue Stockdale previews Series Six, where the theme is 21st Century Changemakers.  Sue introduces some of the guests that she will be speaking to in the upcoming series including: Hong Hoang – The Vietnamese changemaker Dr Leanne Armitage – Increasing diversity in the medical profession Amy Henderson –  Building a better future for working parents…

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