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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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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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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…

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