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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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75.Adeyanju Olomola: Overcoming imposter syndrome

Sue Stockdale talks to Adeyanju Olomola about her transition from a twenty-year career in a corporate organisation to running her own business as a Certified Professional Coach. Adeyanju reflects on: • What imposter syndrome is, and how to overcome it • The reality of how long it can take to get a paying client •…

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Preview of Series 10

Sue Stockdale, podcast host and author of EXPLORE: A Life of Adventure, previews some of the upcoming guests in Series 10 and suggests three ways that listeners can get the most from each episode.  They include: Susan Murphy, on using your authentic voice Elena Rossini, film maker and activist Thomas Luther, CEO Adeyanju Olomola, on…

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69. Sanzar Kakar: Trading is key to the Afghan spirit

Sue Stockdale talks to Sanzar Kakar about his life as an entrepreneur in Afghanistan, how he measures success, and how the company pivoted to support the recent humanitarian crisis in the country. Sanzar Kakar is the Chairman of Afghanistan Holding Group, a 13-year-old private firm with 350 Afghan team members that has served over 700…

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