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Bonus Episode – Launch of 2024 Impact Report

In this bonus episode of the Access to Inspiration podcast, host Sue Stockdale announces the release of the 2024 Impact Report, highlighting the podcast’s achievements and how it creates a social impact.  Listeners share their love for the inspiring conversations and the hidden gems found in each episode. Notable key points from the report are:…

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93. Andrew Freear: How Rural Studio creates sustainable impact

In our final guest-hosted episode, researcher and designer Josh Wasserman from episode 44, talks to Andrew Freear, Director of Rural Studio, part of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture of Auburn University. Freear lives in a small rural community in Hale County, West Alabama, where for twenty years he has directed this unique…

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91. Pierre Heistein: Recording the story of the Atuel River

Pierre Heistein talks to Brendan Davis, from episode 58, about the documentary film he made telling the story of Atuel River in Mendoza region, Argentina. In 2020 there were protests against the overturning of a water protection law that had successfully kept water-intensive mining projects out of the Mendoza province, the largest wine-producing region in Latin…

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65: Jamie Ramsay: Human powered adventuring

Sue Stockdale talks to fellow Scot Jamie Ramsay, an endurance adventure athlete. Jamie has completed over 43,000km of human powered adventuring in 31 countries and 25 different adventures by running, cycling, hiking, skiing, paddle-boarding and mountaineering. He reflects on what motivates him to adventure, as well as his observations about the world through his travel…

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63. Jeffrey Morse: An astounding recovery journey

Aviator Jeffrey Morse was living an action-filled life, travelling the world with his career in the military and in commercial aviation. Then in 2012, he suffered a brain aneurism, a dissected artery and a paralysis-causing spinal cord stroke. At the age of forty-nine, Jeffrey was told he would likely never walk again. He made a…

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62. Janine Canham: Bringing humanity back to the workplace

Sue Stockdale talks to Janine Canham, Chief Operating Officer of Sanford C. Bernstein in Asia about how she leads her team by showing empathy and building a sense of team spirit. Janine also talks about her love of running, particularly ultra-distance races and draws the parallels between both environments. Janine Canham was born of a…

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61. Zach Moreno and Rock Felder: Making an impact in podcasting

Sue Stockdale talks to Zach Moreno and Rock Felder, co-founders of SquadCast to discover how they are making an impact in podcasting. She learns how they collaborate and inspire others based on their values of listening, transparency, and flexibility, and hears their thoughts on how the podcasting industry will evolve in the future. SquadCast is…

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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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50. Sue Stockdale: Insights from fifty episodes of inspiration

In this special 50th episode of the podcast, co-founder  Clive Steeper  interviews the host, Sue Stockdale to discover the key insights she has gained from the experience of producing and hosting 50 episodes, as well as learning about her background as a polar explorer, executive coach and TEDx speaker. Sue’s mantra is “we all can…

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Preview of Series Seven on theme of curiosity

Host Sue Stockdale previews Series 7 which is on the theme of “Curiosity” and she highlights a few of the guests that will be coming up in the series.  They include: Thomas Andren worked as a computer technician for 10 years in Sweden. Deciding to change career, he used curiosity to guide his decision-making, which led…

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