Episode 351 – Collabor(h)ate with Dr Deb Mashek

Episode 351 - Collabor(h)ate with Dr Deb Mashek

‘When I went into [writing a book], people were telling me, oh, it’s going to be so lonely. you’re going to lock yourself in a room… nothing could be further from the truth. This was the most collaborative process from day one.’ If you want to do work that matters,…

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Episode 350 – What Matters

Episode 350 - What Matters

It’s easy to get caught up in the fluff – in work and life. Whether it’s focusing on the font family rather than the purpose behind the brand, the endless social media scroll rather than the deep thinking we know we’d rather be doing, or the drive to answer just…

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Episode 349 – Work/Life Flywheel with Ollie Henderson

Episode 349 - Work/Life Flywheel with Ollie Henderson

‘I’d done a lot of reps before I started writing the book, and that helped enormously.’ Ollie Henderson would like to talk to you about work-life balance. Specifically, he’d like you to understand that you will NEVER reach a state of perfect equilibrium, so why beat yourself up about it?…

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Episode 348 – Written with Bec Evans and Chris Smith

Episode 348 - Written with Bec Evans and Chris Smith

‘How can you get to more people beyond coaching courses and beyond webinars? Well, you write a book.’ Bec Evans and Chris Smith met in a bookshop and have worked with books, writing and authors ever since. As co-founders of Prolifiko they coach writers to be more productive, and as…

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Episode 347 – Slow journalism with Rob Orchard

Episode 347 - Slow journalism with Rob Orchard

‘Slow journalism for us was just a way of encapsulating that feeling that when you take your time, you can do something more quality.’ In a media landscape dominated by the white-hot, reactive world of social media and rolling news, it can be hard to keep a sense of perspective.…

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Episode 345 – Glow in the Dark with Mark Leruste

Episode 345 - Glow in the Dark with Mark Leruste

‘Your story is about you, but it’s not for you. Someone, somewhere woke up this morning needing to hear your story to not feel alone.’ For most of us, it’s hard for us to see how our personal story fits into our professional life. But Mark Leruste believes that your…

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Episode 344 – STOP with Sarah Sparks

Episode 344 - STOP with Sarah Sparks

‘We are designed for acute episodes of stress, but what we’re not designed for is chronic episodes of stress. That’s stress after stress after stress, and that’s what most people are living with, day in day out.’ Looking back, Sarah Sparks can see that her body was trying to tell…

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Episode 343 – Decoded with Phil Barden

Ever wondered why people don’t immediately shout ‘Of course!’ and shake you warmly by the hand when you share your insights with them? It’s because we find new ideas hard to accept, especially when they contradict things we’ve believed up until now. So how as a writer can you help…

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Episode 342 – Don’t Fix Women with Joy Burnford

Episode 342 - Don't Fix Women with Joy Burnford

‘How do I… move from being a curator to a creator? That was a big shift for me, and I think I got there in the end.’ People often talk about the value of the finished book – for the author and for the reader. Less talked-about is the value…

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