mindset

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 – 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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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving.  We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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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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27. Nontuthuko Mgabhi: Running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

Sue Stockdale talks to Nontuthuko Mgabhi, General Manager Human Resources at Richards Bay Coal Terminal, South Africa, about the mindset, commitment and preparation it took to successfully run seven marathons in seven consecutive days, on seven continents in February 2020. Nontu became the first African female to complete this challenge, and in the process also…

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25. Major Becky Frater: Flying high as a military helicopter pilot

Sue Stockdale talks to Major Becky Frater about her career as a military helicopter pilot and instructor, and discovers more about the focus and concentration that these roles demand. Becky originally joined the Army in 1998 after three years as a secondary school teacher in Bristol. After initial training at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst she…

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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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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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11. Deb Downing and Dennis Borner: Giving up life on land for a Caribbean sailing adventure

    In the autumn of 1999, Deb Downing and Dennis Borner embarked on an atypical retirement adventure.  They sold their home and all their furniture and embarked on what was to become a twelve-year sailing adventure. In this podcast, Sue Stockdale talks to Deb and Dennis to find out how they adapted to living…

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