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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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Preview of Series Six on theme of 21st century changemakers

Sue Stockdale previews Series Six, where the theme is 21st Century Changemakers.  Sue introduces some of the guests that she will be speaking to in the upcoming series including: Hong Hoang – The Vietnamese changemaker Dr Leanne Armitage – Increasing diversity in the medical profession Amy Henderson –  Building a better future for working parents…

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Access to Inspiration now one of the top 10% most popular shows globally

We are delighted that the Access to Inspiration podcast is one of the top 10% most popular shows out of 2,116,741 podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score (the estimated popularity score). Find out more about the podcast series below and why it was started…..   About Sue Stockdale, co-founder and podcast host I’m Sue Stockdale,…

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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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How podcasts can be used to learn the art of listening

We seldom ponder why is it that we think about something in a particular way, or what leads us into believing that something is true or not and who planted the seed to the thought in our mind.  Answering such questions lead us to a lot of soul-searching and that exactly was my experience of listening…

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33. Felipe Saldarriaga: Coping with unexpected challenges in life

Sue Stockdale talks to Felipe Saldarriaga, a stroke survivor and entrepreneur from Medellin, Colombia about how he coped when faced with this unexpected life changing situation. At age 11 he was left on a wheelchair with a full left side paralysis due to an unexplainable stroke. As a result of this he had to learn…

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Playlist – Delivering leadership excellence

Leaders need to be inspirational if they want others to follow them.  And if they want their team to achieve excellence, time and time again, it requires a relentless focus on improvement, discipline and being willing to go the extra mile.  We have created a playlist highlighting five episodes that focus on delivering leadership excellence….

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Review of the Year and Preview of Series Five

Sue Stockdale, host of Access to Inspiration podcast and her co-founder Clive Steeper talk to Fraser Allen, host of the Scottish Business Network podcast about why the Access to Inspiration podcast was started, and review what has been accomplished in 2020. We hear from three listeners from Germany, India and UK about what they have…

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29. Barry Fudge: What it takes to win…..and keep on winning

Barry Fudge understands what it takes for elite athletes to win…and keep winning, and has spent a decade with a front-row seat to the training of the world’s best endurance runners. Barry talks to Sue Stockdale about what inspired him to work in elite sport, and the elements that enable the world’s best endurance runners to…

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The podcast that guarantees free energy

The duo behind the increasingly popular Access To Inspiration podcast explain why their listeners are enthralled by extraordinary stories from people who are ‘unalike’ them.  As well as skiing to the North Pole and taking part in Channel 4’s Superhuman series, Sue Stockdale has run for Scotland. So when she compares her podcast to putting…

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