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Impact through empowerment and action

Reanne Olivier’s journey described on episode 119 from a psychology major at Stellenbosch University to the co-founder of Africa Matters Initiative demonstrates the impact that empowerment and action can have on individuals and communities. Her willingness to follow the path that led her to South Africa and to embrace the opportunities that came her way…

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Education transforms lives and communities

One of the key themes that emerges from Kate Leeming’s story on episode 118 of the podcast is the transformative power of education. Throughout her expeditions, Kate consistently seeks to make a difference in the places she travels through, particularly in the lives of children and communities affected by various challenges. Education becomes the vehicle…

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Playlist – Overcoming Fears

These guests all talk about overcoming fears by giving themselves or their clients the chance to learn about and gradually get used to the thing or situation they’re afraid of. 92. Cori Myka – helps non-swimmers overcome their fear of going into deep water 83. Brian Sachetta – helps people overcome anxiety and depression and…

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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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92. Cori Myka: Helping non-swimmers overcome fear of deep water

In the third of our guest-hosted episodes, Rob Lawrence, podcaster, and coach from episode 42, talks to Cori Myka, from Orca Swim School about how she supports adult non-swimmers often with a fear of deep water to realize their dreams. And it’s all to do with healing the mind. Cori Myka is co-owner of Orca…

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Bonus Episode: Jennifer Wilde & Dan McClure on Systems Innovation

Sue Stockdale talks to innovation strategists Jennifer Wilde and Dan McClure about how to reimagine systems and navigate through complexity.  They explain how to avoid overwhelm and why pictures or drawings can help bring clarity to help people understand systems innovation. Jennifer (Jen) Wilde draws on over 15 years of hands-on experience as a senior…

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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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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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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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