Podcast: Series 8 - Impact

65: Jamie Ramsay: Human powered adventuring

Sue Stockdale talks to fellow Scot Jamie Ramsay, an endurance adventure athlete. Jamie has completed over 43,000km of human powered adventuring in 31 countries and 25 different adventures by running, cycling, hiking, skiing, paddle-boarding and mountaineering. He reflects on what motivates him to adventure, as well as his observations about the world through his travel…

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64. Lisa Marie Platske: Courageous leadership

Sue Stockdale talks to Lisa Marie Platske, President/CEO, Upside Thinking, Inc. about what courageous leadership means and how she found courage to move on after she was impacted by 9/11.  The conversation touches on how vulnerability, forgiveness and the willingness to step out of one’s comfort zone can help leaders be of greater service to…

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63. Jeffrey Morse: An astounding recovery journey

Aviator Jeffrey Morse was living an action-filled life, travelling the world with his career in the military and in commercial aviation. Then in 2012, he suffered a brain aneurism, a dissected artery and a paralysis-causing spinal cord stroke. At the age of forty-nine, Jeffrey was told he would likely never walk again. He made a…

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62. Janine Canham: Bringing humanity back to the workplace

Sue Stockdale talks to Janine Canham, Chief Operating Officer of Sanford C. Bernstein in Asia about how she leads her team by showing empathy and building a sense of team spirit. Janine also talks about her love of running, particularly ultra-distance races and draws the parallels between both environments. Janine Canham was born of a…

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61. Zach Moreno and Rock Felder: Making an impact in podcasting

Sue Stockdale talks to Zach Moreno and Rock Felder, co-founders of SquadCast to discover how they are making an impact in podcasting. She learns how they collaborate and inspire others based on their values of listening, transparency, and flexibility, and hears their thoughts on how the podcasting industry will evolve in the future. SquadCast is…

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60. Carrie Cort: Adopting a sustainable lifestyle

Sue Stockdale talks to Carrie Cort, founder of Sussex Green Living about the action she has taken to inspire others in her community to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle.  Carrie explains some of the approaches she has taken to do this, including retrofitting a 1974 milk float, organising a pop-up environmental festival using a six-ton…

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59. Jennifer Wilde and Dan McClure: Systems innovation: reimagining ideas and solutions

Sue Stockdale talks to innovation strategists Jennifer Wilde and Dan McClure about how to reimagine systems and navigate through the complexity that exists when addressing big challenges, such as organisational change or the aftermath of a humanitarian disaster. They explain how to avoid overwhelm, why pictures or drawings can help bring clarity, and outline four…

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58. Brendan Davis: Creating impact through the lens of filmmaking

Sue Stockdale talks to Brendan Davis, a writer-director-producer working internationally in film & TV about what his work involves; what makes an award-winning film, and how filmmaking can transcend some of these silos that people find themselves in. Brendan’s career began his entertainment career in Atlanta in 1990, moved to Los Angeles in 2002, and…

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57. Results from our impact survey

When we started this podcast series, we wanted to make a difference.  So during 2021 we conducted an impact survey to evaluate our results. This episode provides the findings from the survey, including feedback from listeners, guests and our team. Sue Stockdale talks to Racheal Kigame and Salome Gathoni who volunteered to design our 2021…

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