Creating useful people

Creating useful people

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How does our upbringing dictate our current situation and future aspirations?How do we bottle the ingredients that create success? What are the childhood influences that really shape someone’s future? How can we raise kids to be confident, pos…


Katrina Owen, ecosystem engineer at GitHub
Jun 8 • 41 min
Decision-making frameworks for a successful career and lifestyle
Benjamin Banks, founder of SBD Apparel
Apr 14 • 39 min
The importance of attention to detail when creating a global sports brand
Andy Street CBE, mayor of the West Midlands
Mar 11 • 38 min
The making of a mayor
Charlotte Hodson, cofounder of Awesome Merch
Feb 13 • 45 min
From buying a badge-making machine to hiring 100 people.
Jeremy Walker, technology entrepreneur
Nov 6, 2018 • 44 min
From no electricity on Sundays to technology that saves lives.
Phill Jupitus, comedian and poet
Oct 1, 2018 • 49 min
How a “yeah, why not?” attitude shaped a career in TV and comedy.
Deepak Tailor, founder of LatestFreeStuff.co.uk
Sep 20, 2018 • 38 min
From teen eBay power-seller to a global internet entrepreneur.
Paul Faulkner, CEO of the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
Sep 3, 2018 • 38 min
How changing school 6 times prepares a future CEO.Paul Faulkner is CEO of Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, former CEO of Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest football clubs and board member for organisations including Cure Leukae…
Oona Collins, CEO of Potential Plus International
Sep 1, 2018 • 37 min
The value of adversity and travel on a career developing others.Oona Collins is the CEO of Potential Plus International and an executive coach with 25 years experience of developing emotionally intelligent leaders and high performing…
Graham Allcott, author & founder of Think Productive
Aug 30, 2018 • 48 min
From washing neighbours cars to becoming a bestselling authorGraham is the author of three books, including the global best-seller “How to be a Productivity Ninja“, and is the founder of Think Productive, one of the world’s leading p…
Mike Bandar, founding partner of Turn Partners
Aug 28, 2018 • 45 min
From teenage publicity stunts to multiple businesses and an honorary doctorate.Mike Bandar is a founding Partner of Turn Partners, a start up studio focused on the acquisition, turnaround and creation of digital businesses. In 2017 h…
Emma Jones MBE, founder of Enterprise Nation
Aug 26, 2018 • 41 min
From an enterprising household to an enterprise nation.Emma Jones MBE is the founder of Enterprise Nation and small business advisor to the UK government. She received her MBE in 2012 for services to enterprise, speaks fluent Japanes…
Jordan Daykin, CEO of Gripit
Aug 24, 2018 • 37 min
Schoolboy negotiator to Dragon’s Den success storyJordan Daykin is the CEO of Gripit, a £20million business that he started with his grandad when he was 13. Jordan successfully secured investment from Deborah Meaden on Dragon’s Den w…
Jessica Wheeler, principal of Elmhurst Ballet School
Aug 22, 2018 • 37 min
Creating ‘thinking dancers’ at world-leading dance school.Jessica Wheeler is the principal of the prestigious and world-renowned Elmhurst Ballet School, and has been since 2010. Under her leadership the school has received glowing OF…
Craig Donaldson, CEO of Metro Bank
Aug 20, 2018 • 39 min
From pub cellar boy to award-winning bank CEO.Craig Donaldson is the CEO of Metro Bank, a role he has held since the bank’s inception in 2009, having previously worked in many financial services roles including at BT, Barclays, HBOS …