leadership

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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20. John Miles: Improving economic prosperity for workers in Venezuela

Sue Stockdale talks to John Miles, co-founder of iWorker, about why he started up the business and how it helps generate economic prosperity for skilled workers in Venezuela and other countries that are in dire economic situations. John Miles is a Canadian entrepreneur who started his career managing a few small brick-and-mortar businesses just outside of…

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19. Nauja Bianco: Life ‘up north’- being a global Greenlander

Sue Stockdale talks to Nauja Bianco, a native Greenlander about what life is like ‘up north’ and why cultural identity is becoming more important for Greenlanders and those in the Nordic Countries. Nauja Bianco is a native Greenlander, born and raised in the capital Nuuk in Greenland.  Early on, it was quite clear that the…

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18. David Liebnau: Why we need heart and courage at times of uncertainty

Sue Stockdale talks to David Liebnau, Client Director and Senior Expert at SYNK Group based in Berlin, Germany about why we need heart and courage at times of uncertainty.   David graduated with a Masters Degree in Communications and has worked for the past twenty years as a senior learning & development consultant and executive coach….

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16. Sarah Lang: Transforming infrastructure in New Zealand

In this episode, Sue Stockdale talks to Sarah Lang, Project Director at Infrastructure NZ, about how she started with one small idea and put it into practice, which in turn has now transformed the face of the infrastructure sector in New Zealand so that it better represents the diversity of the country’s population. Sarah is…

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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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12. Racheal Wanjiku Kigame: Leading a non-profit in Kenya

Racheal Wanjiku Kigame talks to Sue Stockdale about leadership and how working as Country Program Director for Help a Child Africa in Kenya enables her to make a difference and help the most vulnerable in society, having grown up in a slum herself. Find out more about Help a Child. Racheal Wanjiku Kigame Transcription Sue:…

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08. Lauren Vaitkus: Leading the way for women in the cruise industry

When it comes to women working in the cruise industry, they are in the minority – with women accounting for fewer than 2% of mariners employed worldwide.  Lauren Vaitkus is one of only two female cruise directors working for Celebrity Cruises. The company is leading the way in taking action to transform the numbers of…

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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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06. Riaan Manser: First person to circumnavigate Africa by bicycle

Riaan Manser is an adventurer who has spent over 20 years undertaking some of the worlds most gruelling adventures. He was the first person to circumnavigate Africa by bicycle, and has also circumnavigated Madagascar and Iceland by kayak. In this podcast he talks to Sue Stockdale about his life of adventure and what he has…

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