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Mentoring (Discover Prompts #4 STREET)

“Having mentored for years, Laura has studied Catherine Kram, David Clutterbuck and Norman Cohen’s works on the very subject. She has been trained by The Princes Trust, and delivers workshops […]

Irony (Discover Prompts #1 – JOKE)

Irony, used gently conveys amused mockery, jokes or banter.  It is the back bone of spoofs and has a notorious role in the British sense of humour.  Having done some […]

Bricks to Clicks with Adam King

An audience with Adam King, the co-founder of Media Lounge, an eCommerce agency and of Jolly Brolly an “umbrella” company that moved from bricks to clicks. If you have been […]

By The Grace of … the NHS

I have been diagnosed a type one diabetic since I was 18, that is not quite, but almost 40 years ago. The NHS staff has not only saved my life […]

The Virtual Handshake?

The Corona Virus has got us all paranoid.  We, from the West, are so used to the shaking of hands and more recently the kissing on each cheek (blame the […]

Pressure Cooking

We don’t notice the stresses and pressures bubbling away, until WHAM! Straight out of nowhere the pressure overflows, and one seemingly small drama turns into a crisis. Another miserable rainy […]

Making an Impact with Sharon Davies

An audience with Sharon Davies, the new CEO of Young Enterprise UK, who explains how her “No Time Like the Future” strategy will focus on collaboration between all the stakeholders, […]

Talk to the Hand …

Introduction “Our next speaker, Laura McHarrie has been a volunteer supporter for the Young Enterprise Programme for 11 years and prior to that, a business mentor with Princes Trust.  For […]

The Trials & Tribulations of Trust with Julia Felton

An audience with Julia Felton from Business Horse Power, who discusses Accenture Strategy’s long list of adjectives that describe trust including; competence, integrity, honesty, transparency, commitment, purpose and familiarity. Another podcast from: […]

Plus Ca Change with Simon Phillips

An audience with Simon Phillips from the Change Maker Group … Simon explores how we best overcome resistance to constant change, when we feel stuck and don’t know what to […]

Pathways – Step by Step

Introduction “Having spent 10 years enjoying the old Toastmasters educational system and being fairly fluent with the content, Laura was keen to embark on the new Pathways Programme.  She signed […]

It’s Poet’s Day

Today is Poet’s day.  Let’s celebrate it.  Much of what we deliver in our prepared speeches is poetic prose.  It is a form of writing that uses the aesthetic and […]

The Whispering Gallery

I went to see my dear old Dad last week.  He is 99 years of age.  He remembers things from the dim and distant past much better than whatever went […]

The Water Boatman’s Willy

The things you learn, listening to podcasts on a Sunday morning. The Blue Whale the largest mammal is the loudest creature on earth, no great surprise there. But this little […]

Battle of the Sexes

Introduction “Laura has been fascinated by the study of communications or rather miscommunications, since 2007, when she picked up a copy of John Gray’s book entitled Men are from Mars, […]

5-Star Social Proof with Chris Odell

An audience with Chris Odell from Schtore and Zon Coupons who discusses what he does to build trust in his online business models with star ratings and reviews to encourage […]

The Accountability Dichotomy with Debbie Cohen

An audience with Debbie Cohen from Streetwise HR … Debbie explores the accountability dichotomy, the need to delegate responsibilities without creating a blame and shame culture.  She explains how we need to our […]

Screaming!

I’m screaming silently to  be heard, Whenever I pause to collect my thoughts, You fill the silence with buts and oughts, In your opinion or in your word, Too many […]

Making Tax Digital with Stephanie Pettitt

An audience with Stephanie Pettitt from Equation Accountancy … Stephanie explains the what, the why, the who, the when and (more importantly) the how around the three letter acronym MTD. […]

Irony (Discover Prompts #1 – JOKE)

Irony, used gently conveys amused mockery, jokes or banter.  It is the back bone of spoofs and has a notorious role in the British sense of humour.  Having done some […]

Mentoring (Discover Prompts #4 STREET)

“Having mentored for years, Laura has studied Catherine Kram, David Clutterbuck and Norman Cohen’s works on the very subject. She has been trained by The Princes Trust, and delivers workshops […]

Making an Impact with Sharon Davies

An audience with Sharon Davies, the new CEO of Young Enterprise UK, who explains how her “No Time Like the Future” strategy will focus on collaboration between all the stakeholders, […]

Bricks to Clicks with Adam King

An audience with Adam King, the co-founder of Media Lounge, an eCommerce agency and of Jolly Brolly an “umbrella” company that moved from bricks to clicks. If you have been […]

By The Grace of … the NHS

I have been diagnosed a type one diabetic since I was 18, that is not quite, but almost 40 years ago. The NHS staff has not only saved my life […]