Episode 324 – Energize with Simon Alexander Ong

Episode 324 - Energize with Simon Alexander Ong

‘The process of writing, the process of reflecting on where we are right now and what must happen for us to move forward towards where we want to be, this is a process of living with greater intention.’ What’s your most precious resource? Time? Money? Or is it, in fact,…

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Episode 323 – Exposure with Felicity Cowie

Episode 323 – Exposure with Felicity Cowie

Ever wondered how a journalist picks which expert to provide a quote on a story in your industry, or why a national paper runs a story on your competitor and not you?  Media relations might seem like a dark art, but when you understand what journalists are looking for, it’s…

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Episode 321 – Storytelling for Business with Rob Wozny

Episode 321 - Storytelling for Business with Rob Wozny

Storytelling is one of the most basic human impulses. And in the digital age, it’s also one of the most complex and confusing: how do you choose between the multitude of channels and tools to help YOUR story connect with the people who matter the most to your business?  Rob…

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Episode 320 – We can do hard things

Episode 320 - We can do hard things

In 1907, pioneering psychologist William James wrote this: ‘The human individual lives usually far within his limits; he possesses powers of various sorts which he habitually fails to use. He energizes below his maximum, and he behaves below his optimum.’ That insight reflects the message of my guests on this podcast…

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Episode 319 – TEDx Tips with Catherine Sandland et al

Episode 319 - TEDx Tips with Catherine Sandland et al

‘If you’ve got something that’s important, meaningful to you, that needs to be heard, why not say it on one of the biggest platforms?’ Have you thoughts about giving a TEDx talk? If so, you’ve probably got lots of questions. How do you apply, for a start? How do you…

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Episode 318 – The Power of Regret with Daniel H. Pink

Episode 318 - The Power of Regret with Daniel H. Pink

‘Writing is a form of figuring it out. And in fact for me, sometimes it’s essential. It’s like, what do you think about this? I don’t know, I haven’t written about it yet.’ Dan Pink has written quite a few books, and they’ve done pretty well. So how does he…

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Episode 317 – Supercharge Me with Eric Lonergan and Corinne Sawers

Episode 317 - Supercharge Me with Eric Lonergan and Corinne Sawers

‘We don’t compromise rigour and intellectual honesty, but we try to make it as accessible as possible.’ I don’t know what you and your life partner achieved in lockdown. Eric Lonergan and Corinne Sawyers wrote a book.  They brought their complementary skillsets – Eric in economics and monetary policy, Corinne…

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Episode 316 – The Crux with Richard Rumelt

Episode 316 - The Crux with Richard Rumelt

‘The basic failure of strategy work is a failure to define the challenge that you’re trying to meet.’ Richard Rumelt is one of the world’s leading authorities on strategy. He’s also a keen rock-climber, and it was climbing that gave him the inspiration for his new book: The Crux.  In…

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Episode 315 – Because I Can with Tim Bradshaw

Episode 315 - Because I Can with Tim Bradshaw

“Because I Can… is about: ‘How do I find a way to make something work?’ ‘How do I be a part of the solution?’” Do you make a difference? Or do you make excuses?  Tim Bradshaw has done many remarkable things in his life, from military training to endurance events,…

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