13. Sparking Connection Through Storytelling with Marsha Shandur

When we are attracted to those who are successful or inspire us. It’s their innate ability to tell a story. That’s the attribute that charms us and creates a spark. A spark is likely to catalyse a physical or emotional connection. And it’s from this connection that the storyteller can truly showcase their message, their …

12. Bravery in the Face of Ethical Uncertainty with Olivia Gambelin

The human condition is a complex and unpredictable amalgamation of multiple intelligence characteristics.  Our ability to make effective decisions requires us to make linguistic, spatial, emotional and ethical judgements. Artificial Intelligence doesn’t yet cover everything we perceive to be intelligence.  Computer-based data models, assumptions, algorithms and even ethical frameworks are provided by humans. Containing the …

11. Deconstructing a Difficult Conversation with Nicole Posner

Conflict is a regular occurrence in business, work and life. I often walk away from a difficult conversation and later kick myself when I realise what I should have said.  I like to believe that I’m a fairly empathetic individual. Many of the characteristics around empathy are key to effectively engaging in a difficult conversation. …

10. Correcting Reality with Craig Stanland

I’m super excited to share my conversation with a new friend; Craig Stanland. His story is quite unconventional. Craig defrauded Cisco at a tune of just over $1m and was incarcerated for his crime in a federal prison in Connecticut. Each time Craig hit the enter button to process a fraudulent transaction, he wasn’t just …

9. Turning Ideas into Positive Impact with Mauro Cozzi

There is sufficient venture capitalist funding for every business to become a positive impact business. With this in mind, what is the formula for launching a successful startup?… Generate ideas, test ideas, execute on an idea, fail, then rinse-and-repeat… Fairly simple right? But the secret sauce in the success of a startup is largely dependent …

8. Going Green on Nuclear with Zion Lights

There is a solution and an accelerant in meeting global carbon to net-zero emission targets. One that has provided two-generations of proven clean energy.  Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island induce an atomic anxiety. However, fossil fuels have had far greater people and ecological impact, than any nuclear fallout in history.  Who’s to blame for …

7. The Times They Are a-Changin’ with John Wallace

In this episode, I unwrap the employee experience with my guest and good friend John Wallace. John and I have worked closely together for several years on global HR change initiatives. Right now, we are both navigating the same commercial challenges of our ever-changing present whilst also attempting to define our future trajectory. John is …

Captain Nemo’s Data Centre Under the Sea

Enthusiasts have been water-cooling PCs and even enterprise servers for years.  So surely water cooling an entire data centre by dropping it into the ocean, can’t really be that ridiculous of an idea?… can it? Well, it’s not. Because that’s exactly what Microsoft did when they deployed Project Natick Phase 2 off the coast of …

6. Phreaking Out with Matthew Dytkowski

Matthew Dytkowski takes you into the world of Phreaking. A subculture of phone hacking enthusiasts who exploited loopholes in the telephony system. Matthew and his friends soon redirected this passion for networking and comms into establishing an accidental startup. They built and sold one of the first Internet Service Providers in Swiebodzin, Poland. “Everyone knew …

5. The Sustainable Enterprise with Mike Mcilroy

In this episode, my guest Mike Mcilory takes you on a journey from 1970’s Liverpool to the modern world at this present time. Mike spent his formative years growing up in the recession-hit city of Liverpool. We explore how his environment in the 70’s not only shaped Mike but became the underpinning principles to why …