Business coach Kate Branagan is all about relationship building - and business is all about that too! From the relationship you build with your self and your vision to the relationships you build with your network. Kate reminds us that our network is grown in ways beyond the obvious and the whole process is honest and collaborative. Good down to earth insights and action tips.
Sarah Archer is a career coach who is passionate about helping people with change, growth and confidence. Her insights apply to business owners - because she talks about taking an activist approach to your journey - shaping your success in a way that works for you. We talk about the need for finding your why and how tricky that is to articulate - and why! We talk about building confidence muscles and having a very real hope and optimism as part of your confidence growth. We even talk about the 'hedonistic treadmill'.
Kim Boudreau Smith is on a mission to help women step bolder into their voices - and you can feel her passion for that mission in this interview. She is the inventor of the term 'The Hag in the Attic' - that inner voice pest - and has a great way of dealing - not getting rid of - it! You don't have to be female to get plenty of insight from this episode - I challenge the men to listen. Yes I know Kim talks about 'estrogen guilt - but let's get the conversation started.
Meryl Evans is a Texan based digital marketeer - and she is also - in her words - deaf as a post. You will learn lots from her experience and energy. We talk about managing inner demons, the advantages of learning from those who are different to us and - captions! Meryl is a passionate 'caption pusher' - and so will you be after listening to her wise words. This episode includes a full transcript.
Tracy knows her stuff when it comes to understanding people and style. As a personal stylist and tutor at the London College of Style, Tracy gets the importance of looking good - but also being true to yourself. This conversation touches on depression, shyness, Alter-Egos and authenticity. It will make you think again about the effects of clothes - far beyond the obvious - and not superficial.
Lois has a story that will resonate with many - it includes highs and lows and human stuff! Finding herself dealing with the perfect storm of setting up a business after years as a teacher, getting divorced after years of marriage, the rumbling fun and games of menopause and waving her youngest off to Uni - Lois has reflected on who she really is - and the things that matter in her environment. Some cracking insights that will make you think - for sure.
Gemma Murphy, 'The Website Architect', makes websites make sense for you and those you want to land on it! No jargon, just good common sense. This episode is packed full of the obvious that isn't obvious until someone points it out. Masses of actionable actions. Gemma will persuade you that you need to have your space and you need to make it an inviting one. You will finally start to feel that you could have some control over what your website does for you - bring yourself into your website world.
Following on from Episode 21 - Anthony Story, director of Silicon South, continues to explore fascinating layers of human behaviour and business. This half covers topics ranging from numerology and suspension of disbelief to attainable markets, illusion and choice. The resources shared in this half alone are many and rich. Enjoy.
Jacqueline Goddard helps you use your voice to engage and inspire from dinner table to boardroom. This episode is full of the energy of two people who get excited about things like trust, truth and being playful - inspired by careers as actors! You will hear how the skills that actors hone are totally relatable for you in business. If you don't believe it and feel it - neither will your audience. My guest shares some brilliant stories - expect the unexpected.
What a treat to pick the brains of a business editor for a newspaper group! Darren Slade is a journalist of 30 years experience who knows a thing or too about what makes a good story. We talk about how businesses can capture the attention of an editor - from the email subject line to the relationship building. We talk about the need for the human factor and we talk about the changing world of newspapers. Fascinating episode.