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Playlist – Creating positive social impact

Creating a positive social impact is all about addressing a pressing social issue or challenge.   Many businesses these days choose to focus on making money and making a social impact too.  In 2015 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals including addressing climate change, eradicating poverty and fighting inequality.   The guests we…

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Playlist – Entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors

Entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors are the mission driven instigators of change. Their ability to see past “what is” and imagine “what could be” enables them to create new futures for business, and society. This playlist features five guests who have founded and grown businesses and they share their insights about the ups and downs of…

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Playlist – Delivering leadership excellence

Leaders need to be inspirational if they want others to follow them.  And if they want their team to achieve excellence, time and time again, it requires a relentless focus on improvement, discipline and being willing to go the extra mile.  We have created a playlist highlighting five episodes that focus on delivering leadership excellence….

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30. Milena Cvijanovich: Bringing sustainability into the world of luxury

  Milena Cvijanovich talks to Sue Stockdale about her work as a designer and architect focusing on sustainable luxury, and how inspiration plays a role in her work. Serbo-Swiss, US-educated architect, Milena has always been passionate about craftsmanship, sustainable design, alternative natural resources, social entrepreneurship and collaborative business opportunities. With a Masters in Architecture from…

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28. Vinay Chandra: The relentless optimism of the entrepreneur

Vinay Chandra, CEO of High Peak Software based in India and Atlanta, USA talks to Sue Stockdale about the highs and lows of being a serial entrepreneur.  Vinay is a versatile and multifaceted entrepreneur who has devoted his creative energy and restless passion into starting and running businesses around the globe. Over the last 25…

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10. Laurel Herman: Having impact, being influential and using initiative

Laurel Herman is acknowledged as an international expert in every aspect of personal effectiveness.  In this podcast Laurel talks to Sue Stockdale about fifty years of being in business, and how using her initiative to solve problems has taken her into a number of different ventures including concept shopping, an image consultancy and a social enterprise helping…

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07. Loshni Manikam: Improving wellbeing in New Zealand’s dairy industry

What if farming + family does not add up to happiness?  Loshni Manikam, leadership coach and winner of Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year in 2018 talks to Sue Stockdale about how she helps women to thrive in New Zealand’s dairy industry.  To find out more about Loshni Manikam see her LinkedIn Profile.    …

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05. Celia Garland: Using curiosity to create your ideal career

Celia Garland, Glass Blower and Naturalist, talks to Sue Stockdale about creating a career that she loves by following her passions. As a child Celia had a love for art and the outdoor world. Through a series of adventures as a child – including hiking the Appalachian Trail, her love for art and the outdoors…

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04. Sharron McPherson: Disruption, creating impact and setting big goals

Sharron McPherson, co-founder of the Centre for Disruptive Technologies in South Africa talks to Sue Stockdale about disruption, creating impact and setting big goals. Sharron is a former Wall Street investment banker /attorney turned serial social impact investor. She is one of Africa’s leading experts on the impact of technology disruption on emerging market growth,…

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02. Harriet Minter: Risk-taking, career change and women’s leadership

Sue Stockdale, co-founder of Access to Inspiration talks to Harriet Minter about risk-taking, career change, and the hot topics in women’s leadership today. Harriet is a journalist, TEDx speaker and is former editor of The Guardian, Women in Leadership section. She writes a monthly column in Psychologies magazine and is a regular speaker on women’s…

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