curiosity

The thinking behind the podcast – “our secret sauce”

Our Access to Inspiration host Sue Stockdale was a guest on the Podcast Junkies podcast series talking about why we created the podcast in a series format, as well as the thinking that goes into how we put the podcast together to try to achieve a wonderful experience for each guest in the conversation.  

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42. Rob Lawrence: Connecting sound, language and emotion to create change

Sue Stockdale talks to Rob Lawrence, a podcast producer, coach and mentor, about how the combination of sound and language can influence our emotions and can be a catalyst to create change.  Rob talks about how he changed his career from being an IT professional into podcasting and coaching. He says he is ‘obsessed’ with…

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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving.  We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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Preview of Series Three of Access to Inspiration podcast

Sue Stockdale reflects on the impact that the podcasts have had on listeners to date, and also previews Series Three of Access to Inspiration which will feature conversations with guests from Germany, Greenland and Hong Kong.  The upcoming series includes: Sarah Lang – Transforming the infrastructure sector in New Zealand Virginie Goethais– How sport rehabilitates…

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11. Deb Downing and Dennis Borner: Giving up life on land for a Caribbean sailing adventure

    In the autumn of 1999, Deb Downing and Dennis Borner embarked on an atypical retirement adventure.  They sold their home and all their furniture and embarked on what was to become a twelve-year sailing adventure. In this podcast, Sue Stockdale talks to Deb and Dennis to find out how they adapted to living…

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09. John-David F. Bartoe: An astronaut going into space

What’s it like to travel into space? Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. John-David F. Bartoe to find out the answer to this question. He is a retired astronaut, solar physicist and former Research Manager of the International Space Station who travelled over 2.8 million miles, and logged over 190 hours in space. In this podcast…

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Sue Stockdale previews Series Two on theme of leading the way

Sue Stockdale previews Series Two of Access to Inspiration podcast with the theme of Leading the way. She talks about her own background as an adventurer and polar explorer with former TV News Anchor Roger Rocka, and explains why the Access to Inspiration podcast was created.  Series Two guests include: Lauren Vaitkus – leading the…

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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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