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78. Manny L: Being a corporate exec and entrepreneur

Sue Stockdale talks to Manny L, a health food entrepreneur, senior leader at a Fortune 500 company and an advisory board member of a process improvement think tank. Manny explains how uses his corporate knowledge of technology and efficiency in the health food start-up, Heavens Pantry he runs with two friends. Manny L is a…

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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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49. Nashater Deu Solheim: Relationships are at the heart of leadership

Sue Stockdale talks to Dr Nashater Deu Solheim about how to take care of the relationships that are important to you– be it as a leader, in social circles or within families.  Nashater explains how showing empathy, curiosity, and an interest in the other person can help us to build trust and connection in relationships–…

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46: Nic Marks: Measuring happiness

Sue Stockdale talks to Nic Marks, statistician and Founder & CEO, Friday Pulse about the work he has done on measuring happiness and why it’s important to businesses, governments and countries, as well as individuals.  Described by one client as a “statistician with a soul”, Nic has been working in the field of happiness and…

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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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40. Karen Espley: The Accidental Adventurer

Sue Stockdale talks to Karen Espley, who could be described as ‘the accidental adventurer’ about what encouraged her to travel to Antarctica, New Zealand and West Africa. After 15 years working in large businesses, clawing her way up the career ladder Karen Espley had a demanding job with almost unbearable levels of stress. With the cushion…

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39. Denise Nurse: Creating the career and life you want

Sue Stockdale talks to Denise Nurse, an award-winning entrepreneur, solicitor, coach, and broadcaster about creating the career and life you want by being flexible and not limited by traditional business structures.  She explains how sometimes you need to have a safety net ‘at least in your mind’ to give you the confidence to take that…

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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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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…

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