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Change is difficult, but if you want any degree of success, you can't keep doing the same thing over and over again. At some point, you have to take a risk and do something different.
That is the core message of our guest this week, Ray Richards, CEO of the Brighton-based tech company Do Something Different. We talk about what you can do to build your own behavioural flexibility, how you can deal with the unknown and bring the people who matter on the journey with you.
Whatever flavour of Maverick you are, whether change maker, leader or entrepreneur, sooner or later you are going to have to sell people on your ideas and bring them on a journey with you.
And this is what marketeer Wes Kao is a master of. She understands that selling isn’t a dirty word, but rather about deep empathy, walking a mile in another person’s shoes and really helping the other person to feel seen and heard.
Listen in to find out how she influences some of the greatest minds on the planet.
We believe that Mavericks can change the world and that the world needs more Mavericks...and that is exactly what this week's podcast guests are doing. Rich Bloomand Ross Taylor are first-degree Mavericks. Having worked in the recruitment industry for years and running their own very successful recruitment company, they felt the need to shake things up and disrupt their industry.
If you are running your own business, dream of doing so or want to be a disrupter, this is a must listen!
It would be easy to dismiss employee engagement as some fluffy, soft HR issue in organisations, but according to Glenn Elliott, it is the single most important business improvement tool.
In episode, Glenn gives us the business-critical case for looking after employee engagement and the most down-to-earth, practical advice on how to build it. And this advice applies not only to employees but how to treat all the people in our lives. Listen in to improve how people engage at work and through all areas of your life.
Let’s face it, one of the biggest barriers to living life on your terms is a lack of time and having too many things to do. If we could just get ourselves a bit more organised or productive, things would be better, right?
Well, productivity expert Chris Bailey believes that it is not about managing time, it is about managing your attention.
This week we have a very special podcast with two of our old podcast guests – Claude Silver, who is the Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia and Bryan Falchuk, the author of Do A Day.
This podcast is the audio of a Facebook Live where we talked about how to reinvent yourself and start living life on your terms.
It is full of personal insight, actionable wisdom and some of the best tips for living an authentic life.
Let's face it, the single biggest barrier between you and the life of freedom and adventure you yearn for is your comfort zone.
Sooner or later, if you want to change, you have to bust out of your comfort zone. If you feel like you are in danger of stagnating, listening in is an absolute must.
Our guest this week is the speaker, writer and chef, Brooke Siem. Brooke describes herself as “categorically homeless”, having created a life as a digital nomad and entrepreneur.
In this interview she talks about her own transformative journey to get off anti-depressants, how society deals with mental health and how we can all take back control of our lives.
Our guest this week is world-renowned yoga teacher, entrepreneur and modern mystic, Daniel Aaron.
In this interview we talk about following your intuition, how to see challenges as an opportunity to grow and learn and how to find peace on your Maverick journey.
On this week’s episode, I am speaking to positive psychology coach and author of the book, “Ditch Your Inner Critic At Work” - Susan Peppercorn.
We talk about tackling your own demons, building your self-confidence and working towards your goals using specific positive psychology techniques.
Kathryn Haydon has spent her life figuring out what creativity really is, helping to nurture it and being a passionate advocate for creative strengths.
In this fascinating conversation, Kathryn suggests that as a society, we don't really know what creativity is. However, if we can nurture creative strengths, both in school and the workplace, so much more is possible.
On this week’s episode our guest is life coach, writer and deep thinker, Olivia D’Silva.
Olivia went through had a life changing moment in 2006 which led her on a journey to discover what is truly valuable in life. Through different ups and downs, and moments of thinking “is this all there is?”, she has cultivated an approach to life that really builds your understand of your true value.
Our guest this week is the author, TEDx speaker and C-level executive of a major finance company, Bryan Falchuk.
In this interview, Bryan shares the importance of self-love, knowing your truest deepest motivation and then executing consistently every day...without letting yesterday's baggage or anxiety about the future get in the way.
Our guest this week is my very dear friend and a Maverick in the truest sense of the word, Slade Roberson. Slade is an entrepreneur, an intuitive counsellor and published fiction author.
In this interview, he shares the importance of staying true to yourself and not being afraid to be authentic as you put your work out into the world.
In the final episode of our "Unleashing Superpowers" season, we talk with Phil M Jones. Phil is an author, keynote speaker and international sales trainer. He has written 5 best-selling books including Exactly What to Say and Exactly How to Sell.
In this illuminating interview Phil shows some incredibly practical tips and observations around the psychology of persuasion, whether for sales or enrolling people in your mission. Phil shows a depth of insight and mastery that is intriguing and inspiring.
In episode 6 of our "Unleashing Superpowers" season, we talk with Dorie Clark. Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant, author and speaker who specialises in "self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives".
Dorie is an adjunct professor at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. She has interviewed hundreds of successful entrepreneurs and professionals and distilled what makes them successful in her three best selling books - "Reinventing You", "Stand Out" and "Entrepreneurial You". "Stand Out" was name by Inc Magazine as their no. 1 book on leadership in 2015.
In episode 5 of our "Unleashing Superpowers" season, we are talking with the inspirational Dr David Hamilton. David is a speaker and author in the realm of neuroscience, holistic healing, kindness and spirituality.
David is an organic chemist and spent 4 years in the pharmaceutical industry before following his heart to write his first book. David's mission is to use science to inspire and he has opened the worlds of personal growth and the mind-body connection to thousands of people.
In episode 4 of our "Unleashing Superpowers" season, we are talking with the wonderful Jenny Blake, business and career strategist, international speaker and author of "Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One".
Jenny's motto is "If change is the only constant, let's get better at it." She wants people to have careers and lives that they truly love but understands how difficult change can be. Jenny has made it her work to find the practical strategies that help people to not only survive change but to positively thrive from it.
In episode 3 of our 'Unleashing Superpowers' season, we are talking to Chris Chamberlin, General Manager of EFFECT Partners. In May 2017, he went through a huge life pivot when he left behind his mainstream career to become the Sustainability Manager for U2’s Joshua Tree 2017 world tour.
Chris is a real-life Maverick following the call of his heart, facing the fears that letting go of a mainstream career can bring and orienting his life to his calling. His story is enough to inspire anyone wanting to make their own rules.
In episode 2 of our 'Unleashing Superpowers' season, we are talking to Sonia Choquette, best selling Author, Spiritual Teacher and Visionary in the realms of intuition, inner wisdom and transformational living.
Sonia speaks about the importance of connecting with your authentic self, how to close down fear and open up to intuition and gives 3 practical tools to access your inner wisdom.
In episode 1 of our "Unleashing Superpowers" season, we are talking with the amazing Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia and close colleague of Gary Vaynerchuk.
Claude has made it her mission to humanise workplaces and is passionate about creating work environments where people thrive and grow. She is the perfect person to leader VaynerMedia's 'people first' ethos as she walks her talk and leads with huge amounts of heart.