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Reduce plastic additives for recycling

Episode 127 of the Access to Inspiration podcast highlights the importance of reducing plastic additives for recycling in order to address the challenges of plastic waste management. The speaker Monique Maissan, discusses the various types of plastics and the additives that are added to them for marketing and branding purposes. These additives make it difficult…

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Sustainable forestry is vital

Sustainable forestry is vital for the health of our planet and the well-being of future generations. In a world where deforestation is rampant and natural resources are being depleted at an alarming rate, it is crucial that we prioritize sustainable practices in the forestry industry to ensure the longevity of our forests and the ecosystems…

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122. Roderick Aitken: Sourcing Sustainable Timber

In episode 122, host Sue Stockdale explores the delicate balance between commerce and conservation in the world of forestry with guest Roderick Aitken. As a fifth-generation family business in Scotland importing tropical wood, Roddy shares insights on sustainable practices and the collective responsibility we have towards the planet, discusses the importance of protecting precious ecosystems…

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114. Aneela Rose: Balancing powerlifting, business, and family

In this episode 114 of the Access to Inspiration podcast, host Sue Stockdale interviews Aneela Rose, the founder of PR agency Rose Media Group and a world and British powerlifting champion. Aneela shares her journey of embracing a growth mindset and how it transformed her life personally and professionally. Learn about Aneela’s challenges of balancing…

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104. Roisin Hyde: Reducing the environmental impact of concrete

Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials in the world, with one third of global resources going into its production. However, the production of concrete has a significant impact on the environment, and there is a growing need for sustainable alternatives. Host Sue Stockdale interviews Roisin Hyde, a chartered architect specialising in…

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Playlist – Leadership Insights

Insights about leadership from a variety of guests: 90. Dr James Kisia – Using mentorship to cultivate leadership in Africa 88. Nic Parmaksizian – How to create an environment that encourages innovation 73. Manuela Gil – Engaging others through purposeful leadership 74. Thomas Luther – Sisu: leading the Finnish way 64. Lisa Marie Platske –…

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Playlist – Interesting Careers

These guests all have interesting careers that are a little out of the ordinary….. 81. Abigail Griebelbauer decided to start writing and publishing children’s books 69. Sanzar Kakar is an entrepreneur in Afghanistan, and his company pivoted to provide support for the humanitarian crisis in the country 66. Vicki Tough is an arborist, tree climbing…

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94. Faisal Hoque: Bringing mindfulness to work and life

Faisal Hoque talks to host, Sue Stockdale about how mindfulness has helped him in his life and work by enabling him to be present, patient and accepting the different circumstances he has found himself in.¬†Whether it was at university where he had to work several jobs whilst studying, being let go by the investors that…

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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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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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