mindset

75.Adeyanju Olomola: Overcoming imposter syndrome

Sue Stockdale talks to Adeyanju Olomola about her transition from a twenty-year career in a corporate organisation to running her own business as a Certified Professional Coach. Adeyanju reflects on: • What imposter syndrome is, and how to overcome it • The reality of how long it can take to get a paying client •…

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68. Caitríona Jennings: The mindset of the long distance runner

Sue Stockdale talks to Caitríona Jennings, an Olympic athlete and current Irish 50km and 100km record holder about the preparation, training and mindset required to perform at the highest level of athletics. Caitríona initially representing her country as a junior triathlete before competing for Ireland in the Olympics and World Championship events. Caitríona has always…

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Preview of Series Nine

Sue Stockdale introduces some of the guests she will be speaking to in Series 9 of Access to Inspiration podcast. They include two people whose career requires them to work at height: Vicki Tough, an arborist, tree climbing Instructor and Rope Access Level 3 – Professional Work at Height professional and Maxim Ivanov, a multi-skilled…

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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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Bonus episode from the Sports 2000 podcast

In this short series on Leadership and Learning we feature a guest episode from The Sports 2000 podcast, to highlight other podcasts that feature inspiring guests. Sue Stockdale talks to John Iley, a new competitor in the Duratec category of Sports 2000 about his debut season, how he works with motorsport engineering student’s trackside, as well…

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56. Mick Dawson: Rowing across the Pacific Ocean

Sue Stockdale talks to Mick Dawson about his epic adventure to row across the Pacific Ocean, and how he overcame numerous challenges. These include a failed attempt when a freak wave capsized his boat after 109 days at sea, how he avoided being crushed by container ships, and a night facing sea serpents.  Mick Dawson…

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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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Transformation begins in the mind

Our Podcast Host Sue Stockdale recently delivered a presentation at the TEDxRoyalHolloway event on the theme of Transformation Begins in the Mind.

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48. Palwasha Siddiqi: A refugee’s road to success and beyond

Sue Stockdale talks to Palwasha Siddiqi, whose early childhood experiences have shaped her interest in coaching and helping others to maximise their potential. Palwasha was born and raised between Afghanistan and Pakistan. When she was seven her family fled the civil war in Afghanistan and became refugees in Pakistan where they lived for over a…

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43. Dr Leanne Armitage: Increasing diversity in the medical profession

Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. Leanne Armitage about how a childhood experience, where she witnessed street violence, inspired her to become a doctor. With no medics in her family or social network, Leanne used her initiative to take the necessary steps towards achieving this goal and is now a qualified junior doctor.  During her second…

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