Share Your Story

Share Your Story

www.stayingaliveuk.com/podcast
A business owner biography


Steve Mills - Raise Your Game
Sep 20 • 63 min
I help people who run small businesses to be more successful using a system that I have developed over the past 25 years called Results Acceleration. My company offers a done for you marketing service, sales and marketing coaching and advice and training…
Liz Johnson - Composer
Jul 19 • 89 min
Liz Johnson (b.1964) is an award-winning British composer based in the Malvern Hills, Herefordshire ‘a major composer deserving wide recognition’ (Divine Art). Her music encompasses an immense range from the smallest miniatures to expansive, large-scale,…
Neale Wood - Talk ‘n’ Walk
Jul 15 • 94 min
Having suffered from PTSD and the ailments that are often connected to a breakdown. Such as Anxiety and Panic Attacks, sever Depression and a self loathing and hatred of what I had become. My Hero Story I feel is more about what I did to overcome these…
Rupert Honywood - Catalyst for Change
Jul 1 • 59 min
Hello I am Rupert Honywood – the founder of Business Growth Bureau. Many thanks for your interest in learning more about me, my team and the Bureau. I believe in a world where every business owner, director or team player has the opportunity to reach…
Autumn Aldous - Happiness Box
Jun 17 • 54 min
Autumn Aldous is a mindful based cognitive therapist, trainer and life coach. She runs mindfulness sessions and personal development workshops around the Midlands for the general public to attend but also for companies and charities. Autumn is available…
Lindsay Milner - Meaningful Work
Jun 14 • 80 min
Lindsay is the owner of Silvern Training, and is on a mission to help people look forward to Monday mornings and love going in to work. So many people hate their work, and we spend too long in the workplace for it to be like that. Website:…
Jack Hamilton Fellows - The Social Mercenary
May 29 • 99 min
Loughborough Graduate 2019 with entrepreneurial tendencies. Started 3 companies during my studies: Personal Training, Import & Export of Hazelnuts and most recently an ethical clothing company, The Social Mercenary. Website: https://thesocialmercenary.com…
Miti Ampoma - Communications Strategist
May 3 • 89 min
Miti Ampoma is an award-winning communications expert, experienced English language skills trainer, author, journalist and coach. Miti is on a mission to create a global movement of game-changing communicators who have the skills to change businesses for…
Chris Denny - Attention to Detail
Mar 29 • 57 min
The devil’s in the detail
Harry Snell - Shredding for my Wedding
Mar 12 • 91 min
Harry help’s women who are struggling with their weight loss develop the skills and healthy habits to finally achieve the body of their dreams, but more importantly, gain extra confidence, happiness and fulfilment in their lives.
Yonason Goldson - Ethical Affluence
Mar 7 • 76 min
Ethics are not optional
Richard Leighton - Part 2 - The Social Entrepreneur
Feb 28 • 77 min
There is just Vision in Richard’s world…
Dan Murray-Serter - It’s a New Dawn
Feb 25 • 59 min
Dan is an award-winning entrepreneur, public speaker, angel investor, Podcast Host, and cat lover. Previously the Co-Founder of the UK’s top mobile Shopping app, Grabble & chart-topping viral sensation movie app Popcorn, he won Young Entrepreneur of the…
Richard Leighton - Part 1 - The Social Entrepreneur
Feb 21 • 58 min
This is part 1 of a 2-part interview. Part 1 sets the scene and part 2 will give far more context around what Richard is up to and where his future lies as a Social Entrepreneur. Richard Leighton is Britain’s first male employed as a Social Entrepreneur…
Amir Bormand - Technology Recruitment
Feb 12 • 58 min
Amir Bormand is the Co-founder of Elevano, a California- based recruitment company, who helps hundreds of people find more fulfilling jobs every year. Amir is unique to the recruiting industry because he is a former engineer himself— and could still jot…
Deepak Shukla - SEO Adventurer
Jan 14
Deepak Shukla is the Founder of Pearl Lemon, an award-winning SEO agency in London. He bootstrapped the business from his mum’s place to a £275k company in less than 24 months. He’s since gone on to invest in algorithmic trading, launch 5-figure online…
0061: Mitchell Levy - Unlocking Genius
Dec 13, 2018 • 54 min
Mitchell Levy (pronounced Lee Vee) is The AHA Guy at AHAthat (https://ahathat.com) who empowers experts, thought leaders, and businesses to share their genius. His superpower is extracting the genius from your head in a two-hour interview so that his team…
0060: David Jolly - Digital Marketer
Nov 30, 2018 • 64 min
Digital Marketer with 4+ years’ experience leading online strategies and implementation of digital projects and marketing campaigns. 4 years’ experience in SEO, content marketing & social media. Advanced skills in Google Analytics, Google AdWords,…
0059: Frank Bennett - Head in the Cloud
Nov 14, 2018 • 79 min
A 35-year career in Information technology with international experience in varied business scenarios: start-up, turnaround, .com, market leader, all presenting different challenges and outcomes. Deal experience in consortia bidding, trade sale and…
0058: Tracy Lindley - Voice Actor
Nov 5, 2018 • 72 min
Tracy is a mother of four kids under 10, a full-time voice actor since 2014, and lives just north of Kansas City, Missouri. She loves working with non-profits, but she has also voiced hundreds of commercials for clients like Amazon, Microsoft, Subaru,…
0057: Nick Davies - Really Great Training
Oct 29, 2018 • 64 min
Hi, I’m Nick Davies. I’m a tall Mancunian, Blue Peter badge winner and the bloke who owns ‘The Really Great Training Company.’ My background’s in law and business. I’ve been a sales rep, a sandwich maker, and even sold shoes for Russell & Bromley for 6…
0056: Adrian Nantchev - Entrepreneur
Oct 9, 2018 • 59 min
Indecision! After graduating from university in 2014 I was unsure what to do. By chance I discovered Coursera and learnt about some subjects I had an interest about. Starting with USA’s constitution and then branched into economics, finances, marketing…
0055: Ian Moyse - Sales Leader in the Cloud
Oct 1, 2018 • 56 min
Ian has been a leader in the cloud industry for over 12 years and sat on the Boards of Eurocloud, FAST and the Cloud Industry Forum and in 2016- 2018 Ian was a judge on the UK Cloud Awards. Ian has been rated #1 Global SaaS influencer (Klout) and #1 cloud…
0054: Pauline T. Crawford-Omps - Gender Dynamics
Sep 21, 2018 • 83 min
A sociologist, business psychologist, corporate image consultant and social entrepreneur; Dr Pauline Crawford-Omps is acclaimed internationally as an expert in behaviour, has designed a as unique Gender Dynamics© framework, leads on Magical Conversations,…
0053: Pauline T. Crawford-Omps interviews Michael de Groot
Sep 19, 2018 • 31 min
Mastering the Magic of Gender Dynamics It’s no longer a game of hard line selling your services and products, the name of the game is building relationships, growing your following, leading a tribe, the future legacy you want to attract is seeded in every…
0052: Natalie Hailey - Hot Content!
Sep 4, 2018 • 56 min
I set up Hot Content to help businesses with their blogging and content; I love writing and it seemed there was a real need for quality content for those who wanted to outsource this element of their business. However, as time has gone on, the teacher in…
0051.2: Gabriella van Rij - The Kindness Expert - #DaretobeKind - Part 2
Aug 3, 2018 • 72 min
Gabriella van Rij [pronounced “Ray”] began her life as an orphan in Pakistan and without the determination and kindness of two strangers she would not have been adopted into her new family. Today, Gabriella is the founder of the #DaretobeKind movement, a…
0051.1: Gabriella van Rij - The Kindness Expert - #DaretobeKind - Part 1
Aug 3, 2018 • 74 min
Gabriella van Rij [pronounced “Ray”] began her life as an orphan in Pakistan and without the determination and kindness of two strangers she would not have been adopted into her new family. Today, Gabriella is the founder of the #DaretobeKind movement, a…
0050: Laura Pearman - On Brand Headshots Photographer
Jul 17, 2018 • 51 min
Professional Headshots photographer based in the North East UK. Eight years experience in professional photography. Business is 6 years old. Prior to photography, she had a background in Marketing, and these skills support work in branding creatively,…
0049: Omozua Isiramen - Emotional Mastery, Executive and Neuro Leadership Coach
Jul 3, 2018 • 78 min
In Omo’s own words… While I have over 20 years experience as a working professional myself, five years ago a medically challenging period, illness and surgery left me on bedrest for two months straight. It wasn’t luxurious. It was excruciating. Laying in…
0048: Steve Folland - Producer, Writer, Presenter, Editor
Jun 16, 2018 • 49 min
As well as sitting on tiny black sofas, he likes to help businesses not just make videos, but make the most of the power of video. Steve’s a freelancer helping businesses use and make video & audio content in much better ways. In 2015 he decided to create…
0047: Josh Haynam - Quiz Builder, Entrepreneur, Lead Generator
Jun 8, 2018
Josh Haynam is the co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, a tool used by more than 30,000 businesses including The American Red Cross, Home Depot, and Forbes. He’s probably seen more quizzes than any other human on earth right now. Josh started interact…
0046: Leif Sørensen - Transforming Workplace Learning
May 21, 2018 • 77 min
Leif believes we can achieve more when we raise our stakes on better learning at the workplace. In his company, Actee, they have specialized in game-based learning within the field of change management, leadership training and relational communication.…
0045: Vicky Ross - I Understand Me
May 15, 2018 • 84 min
Personal and Business Coach | Professional speaker | Author | Licensed NLP Personal & Business Trainer | Instructor of Hypnotherapy | Clinical Hypnotherapist Vicky specialises in transforming people and businesses through behavioural business training,…
0044: Harun Rabbani Part 2 - The Art of Decision Making
Apr 27, 2018 • 71 min
We are transitioning into an epoch marked by an aware and awakened human species. In order to succeed, we urgently need to make better decisions on an individual and collective basis. We do this by developing better leaders who also happen to be the…
0043: Tsufit - Author, Speaker, Step into the Spotlight Coach
Apr 16, 2018 • 68 min
Recently featured in Forbes, TSUFIT is the author of Award-Winning book Step Into the Spotlight!: A Guide to Getting Noticed. TSUFIT is a former lawyer who has been described by the Toronto Star as “a starburst of energy― bright bubbly and upbeat” and by…
0042: Harun Rabbani - Author and Premier Speaker on Leadership and Self-Mastery
Apr 3, 2018 • 53 min
Since the age of 12, Harun Rabbani has been immersed in entrepreneurship. His work spans across 8 industries and has primarily focused on influencing transformational change. He is an award-winning trainer, speaker and author. Today, Harun specialises in…
0041: Madeleine Black - Author of Unbroken, Public Speaker and Psychotherapist
Mar 28, 2018 • 44 min
The sharing of her story publicly in September 2014, opened many doors for Madeleine in ways she never imagined and the invitations started to pour in. She has taken part in both TV and radio interviews and has been invited to share her story of being…
0040: Ravinol Chambers - Film Maker, Entrepreneur, Speaker and Storyteller
Mar 23, 2018 • 73 min
Ravinol Chambers is an Irish born entrepreneur, speaker and producer / director who is passionate about the ‘power of stories’ to change lives and make a difference. He regular speaks on ‘harnessing the power of emotive storytelling’ and ‘using video to…
0039: Deborah Norton - Internet Strategist and Digital Marketing Consultant
Mar 16, 2018 • 62 min
As an Internet strategy consultant, Deborah possesses over 20 years of working on senior level search and online digital marketing. In 1997 Deborah headed up business development for a then start-up company, formerly Outrider – now Catalyst which is now…
0038: Curt Mercadante - Entrepreneur and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
Feb 14, 2018 • 51 min
Curt Mercadante is an entrepreneur like you. He has tried. And failed. Won and lost. He has suffered through anxiety and doubt and burnout. But rebounded to grow several successful businesses, including a $1 million-a-year marketing firm counselling some…
0037: John Lamerton - Author, Entrepreneur and Mentor to Small Businesses
Feb 9, 2018
John Lamerton is a lazy entrepreneur and investor. He balances running an ambitious lifestyle business with raising two young children. A former “hustler”, he now earns more money “working” 20 to 25 hours per week than he used to pulling all nighters and…
0036: Ira S Pastor - Biotech Entrepreneur
Jan 23, 2018 • 52 min
Ira has over 30 years of experience across multiple sectors of the pharmaceutical industry including pharmaceutical commercialisation, biotech drug development, managed care, distribution, OTC, and retail; Served as VP, Business Development for drug…
0035: Kathryn Lennon-Johnson - Entrepreneur, Author, Business Speaker and Consultant.
Jan 19, 2018 • 63 min
Kathryn Lennon-Johnson is an Entrepreneur, Author, Business Speaker and Consultant with over 18 years of experience in behaviour change marketing and communications, having honed her skills in healthcare and social housing. The built environment matters;…
0034: William O’Keeffe - Property Investor, Joint Venturing and raising Private Investor Finance
Jan 3, 2018 • 46 min
It is very clear to witness that William has a deep passion for helping people. After setting up and running two successful businesses in the building industry he has now joined James and David to help investors and landlords easily profit from property.…
0033: Tara Skubella - Tantra Guide, Naked & Afraid Survivor
Dec 19, 2017 • 76 min
After experiencing a profound spiritual awakening that changed my life in every way, I began exploring Tantra and fell in love with the practice. After immersing myself into Tantra through workshops, literature, practices and a master class, I felt the…
0032: Bob Caren - Coach, Trainer, Speaker, Author and Facilitator
Dec 11, 2017 • 74 min
Bob Caren is a coach, a trainer, a speaker, an author and a facilitator. He works with clients in agriculture, information technology, pharmaceutical, retailing, engineering, fashion, advertising, events, banking, hair and beauty, entertainment,…
0031: Michael-Don Smith - Speaker Trainer and Business Master-Coach
Dec 6, 2017 • 74 min
He has a rare breadth of experience having held leadership positions in military, Corporate, SME and Community organisations, including coaching senior officers and executives from leading organisations including: Specsavers, The Man Group, Scottish &…
​0030: Marie-Hélène Fortin - Energy Healer, Angel Intuitive, Reiki Master and Author.
Nov 22, 2017 • 88 min
Marie-Helene is a Reiki Master Practitioner, Energy Healer, Angel Intuitive™, an International Best Selling Author, Medium, and Empath. She has done much healing in her life, from multiple traumas to various life challenges. These ‘teachers’ have given…
0029: Joy Langley - The Thought Catcher, Counsellor, Life Coach, CBT Therapist and Emotional Skills Training for Men
Nov 13, 2017 • 52 min
Joy Langley is a counsellor, life coach & cognitive behavioural therapist and an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy in the UK. She has helped individuals understand & challenge their unique emotional glitches for…
0028: Kul Mahay - The Immersion Coach, helping leaders become Outstanding
Nov 6, 2017 • 49 min
Kul is a former senior police officer, having served at the highest levels of leadership for the past 20 years. He works with successful people to overcome challenges that they don’t want others to know about. He has worked with clients around the world…
0027: Alan Smithson - Entrepreneur, Investor, Virtual / Augmented Reality Pioneer and DJ
Nov 3, 2017 • 69 min
Alan Smithson is an entrepreneur and investor who has always been on the cutting edge of emerging technologies. After graduating from University of Guelph with a Molecular Biology degree, Alan realized technology and music were his passions. He pursued a…
0026: Deb Hawken - Life Coach, NLP Practitioner, Psychic Medium, Writer and Inspirational Speaker
Oct 10, 2017 • 79 min
This is going to be an unusual podcast, longer than normal and unusual because we’re talking about the route to happiness amongst other things of course. Hearing about Deb’s journey from the depths of despair to helping others, if they wish to, to explore…
0025: Carmen Capuano - Author of Chick-Lit | Thrillers | Sci-fi | Childrens books
Oct 2, 2017 • 46 min
Carmen Capuano was born in 1966, in Govan, Glasgow and is of Italian and Spanish descent. She left her native Scotland at the age of eighteen to seek her fortune in London. A full and varied career saw her tread the boards as a musical theatre performer,…
0024: Rachel Jones - Senior IT Project Manager and Change Coach
Sep 20, 2017 • 43 min
During her 19 year career as an employee in large multinational corporations she not only survived but thrived during inevitable periods of change. First hand experience of working through acquisitions, mergers and separations, coupled with change she…
0023: Phil Jones - International Business Speaker and Author
Sep 13, 2017 • 44 min
As the author of five separate best-selling books and the youngest ever winner of coveted ‘Sales Trainer of The Year’ award, Phil M Jones is currently one of the most in demand speakers on the planet. Phil’s famous for his powerful “Magic Words” and his…
0022: Preet Dev - Transformational Skills Coach, Public Speaker
Sep 1, 2017 • 72 min
Preet is serving the community by supporting individuals or teams find their truest inner-self by self-enquiry, in order to enable them to reach their highest potential. She will coach you to make sense of real life’s odd situations and take significance…
0021: Adam Houlahan - Digital Marketer, Author and Body Double
Aug 14, 2017 • 50 min
Adam Houlahan is an International Keynote Speaker specialising in Social Media for business, and CEO of the highly successful boutique agency, Web Traffic That Works. He lives in Australia’s famous tourist destination the Gold Coast Queensland, and is…
0020: Hamilton Perkins - Young Entrepreneur and Environmentalist
Aug 4, 2017 • 52 min
Hamilton is the founder and President of Hamilton Perkins Collection, an e-commerce retailer, offering designer travel bags at an affordable price, while holding the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and…
0019: Lindsey McMillion Stemann - LinkedIn Trainer, Coach and Connector
Aug 1, 2017 • 44 min
Lindsey McMillion Stemann, Principal of McMillion Consulting, is a connector to the core. As a business consultant, speaker, writer, and trainer, she believes in the power of influence and the importance of generating intentional connections. From…
BONUS: Michael de Groot - Interviewed by Phil Gerbyshak about Storytelling
Jul 29, 2017 • 38 min
About Michael de Groot: It took me a while to discover what I truly enjoy. And when I realised that I have always been interested in computers and more laterally the internet plus assisting people, I can truly say I am now experiencing my dream job.…
0018: Brian Wallace - Infographic Creative and Innovator
Jul 27, 2017 • 47 min
Brian Wallace is the President of NowSourcing, one of the world’s top infographic design agencies based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH. Brian also runs a local event called #thinkbig to make the Louisville / Cincinnati corridor a more competitive…
0017: Bob Roopra - MedTech Consultant and Innovator
Jul 23, 2017 • 64 min
Bob is the founder of Roopra Medtech Consulting. He provides Proof of concept and commercialisation guidance for medical technologies, emerging in the diagnostic healthcare space. His aim is to help new and existing organisations develop sustainable…
0016: Jamie Shanks - Social Selling CEO
Jul 14, 2017 • 41 min
Jamie is one of the world’s leading Social Selling experts. He has personally built Social Selling solutions in nearly every industry, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. Before starting his first sales agency, Jamie was the Director of…
0015: Rob Ball - Consultant and Meaning of Life Coach
Jul 10, 2017 • 59 min
Rob Is a coach and consultant, mainly in people related aspects of business, such as change leadership, teamwork and leadership. Rob’s career was mainly in senior HR roles, notably in MG Rover Group and GKN. Since 2009 he has been running his own…
0014: Phil Gerbyshak - Digital Marketer, Sales Trainer and Podcast Host
Jul 7, 2017 • 52 min
Phil delivers training programs to integrate social selling and technology to grow businesses. He is the chief digital officer for Vengreso, where he works with sales teams to help them lead more confidently and communicate more effectively across digital…
0013: Scott Watson - Emotional Intelligence Coach and Trainer
Jun 16, 2017 • 54 min
An international consultant, executive coach and leadership speaker with extensive knowledge and experience in developing emotionally intelligent leaders and managers, clients enjoy Scott’s collaborative, results-focused and incisive collaboration.…
0012: Rebecca Bell - Strategic Communicator and Marketing Expert
Jun 9, 2017 • 54 min
Rebecca is driven by the challenge of making positive change happen in technology and digital business via effective communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement. With more than 20 years’ experience across a range of marketing, strategic planning,…
0011: Kate Nankivell - Business Development and Social Selling Specialist
May 26, 2017 • 50 min
After many years of experience in corporate key account management and business development Kate started her social media business Force of Nature. Force of Nature reflects her passion for understanding the needs and goals of business and business people…
0010: Karen Yankovich - Online Entrepreneur
May 19, 2017 • 43 min
Karen has worked in corporate America, owned small businesses, and been an entrepreneur and a solo-preneur. She built her multiple 6-figure business by learning how to blend high-touch relationship based marketing with practical business online savvy. She…
0009: Tamas Banki - Dr LinkedIn
May 8, 2017 • 57 min
Tamas has helped over 3800 professionals, students, marketing, HR, sales & business people, companies, schools & non profits, in many different sectors and industries to use Linkedin more efficiently. He is the one of the most connected member on Linkedin…
0008: AJ Wilcox - Online Marketer and Ads Specialist
Apr 28, 2017 • 37 min
AJ loves the concept of being present when customers are at the bottom of the funnel, and who are ready to make a purchase. He has been an online marketer since 2007 and he’s managed hundreds of Google AdWords campaigns. He’s always been fascinated by the…
0007: Angela Cripps - Recruitment Training Professional
Apr 26, 2017 • 44 min
Listen to Angela tell her story about the start of her entrepreneur journey at the age of 10, it’s absolutely fascinating. Today Angela is an experienced trainer, management consultant, coach, mentor and performance specialist with over 27 years…
0006: Vicky Franklin - Bowen Therapist
Mar 25, 2017 • 51 min
Vicky has been playing sport and riding horses since she could walk. To reach her goal of treating Horses and Riders, she had to start with the Human Bowen. Bardley Bowen is a small private clinic offering horses, riders and humans Bowen Therapy. Bowen is…
0005: Natasha Aylott - An Empowering Life Coach
Mar 18, 2017 • 43 min
It’s Natasha’s mission to inspire and nurture people to discover their purpose and passion. She will take you on a journey of lifelong learning, by teaching you the power of optimism, mindfulness, self-care and strengthen your personal development.…
0004: Alan Matthews - Presentation Skills Trainer
Feb 4, 2017 • 48 min
Whether you’re a business presenter, a conference speaker or a trainer, Alan will help you to be more engaging and memorable - and get better results! Alan will help you speak in a way which is exciting, inspiring and grabs attention! You’ll know exactly…
0003: Keith Higgs - An Earth Voyager and Author
Dec 23, 2016 • 36 min
Keith Higgs has lived an interesting and exceptional life. A hippie search for truth; twenty years of International Christian-based voluntary work; Editing and publishing talks and inspirational audios; Building a successful computer business, then…
0002: Jacqueline Hollows - Social Enterprise Founder
Dec 23, 2016 • 51 min
Through one2one coaching and group workshops, Beyond Recovery uses a psychosocial paradigm called the 3 Principles to create change and tap into the source of unlimited peace of mind and wellbeing. Everything else, such as sustainable recovery; thriving…
0001: Richard Tubb - IT Business Owner
Dec 23, 2016 • 40 min
On a day to day basis, Richard provides expert advice to help grow IT businesses. He works with the owners of IT businesses to help them free up their time, concentrate on doing what is important and making more money. Speaking, training, and consultancy…