business

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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….

Read More

31. Anne Pleun van Eijsden: Leading a revolution in the paper industry

Anne Pleun van Eijsden talks to Sue Stockdale about her mission to create a healthy paper industry, and why she created her own rules about how to run a business, rather than following the traditional approach to being an entrepreneur. Anne is the founder of Paper on the Rocks, a scaleup that wants to create a…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

24. Navi Radjou: Consciously reinventing how we live and work

Over the last few months, the pandemic has caused many people to re-evaluate how they live and work. In this episode, Sue Stockdale talks to Navi Radjou about his life and experiences in India, France and USA, and how this has influenced his thinking about how business and society thinks about and practices Frugal Innovation, to do…

Read More

21. Alysia Silberg: Being a Silicon Valley venture capitalist

Sue Stockdale talks to Alysia Silberg about the challenges she faced growing up in South Africa, what it’s like being a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and what she hopes that her long-term legacy will be.  Alysia is Founder and General Partner of Street Global Venture Capital, a global seed stage investment firm, investing in technology…

Read More

20. John Miles: Improving economic prosperity for workers in Venezuela

Sue Stockdale talks to John Miles, co-founder of iWorker, about why he started up the business and how it helps generate economic prosperity for skilled workers in Venezuela and other countries that are in dire economic situations. John Miles is a Canadian entrepreneur who started his career managing a few small brick-and-mortar businesses just outside of…

Read More

18. David Liebnau: Why we need heart and courage at times of uncertainty

Sue Stockdale talks to David Liebnau, Client Director and Senior Expert at SYNK Group based in Berlin, Germany about why we need heart and courage at times of uncertainty.   David graduated with a Masters Degree in Communications and has worked for the past twenty years as a senior learning & development consultant and executive coach….

Read More