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The Success and Ideas Podcast
22 minutes | May 25, 2021
Yvonne Bajela - Charting Her Own Path
Yvonne Bajela is a strategic investor, who has worked at giants like Goldman Sachs and Mitsui & Co. where she led over $200 million in investments in companies including TransferWise. At only 29 years old, she then became a founding member of Impact X Capital Partners LLP, a venture capital firm focused on investing in underrepresented entrepreneurs across Europe. Yvonne talks about resilience in business, the strength in stepping out of the mainstream, and the urgent need to diversify leadership and boards.You can find Yvonne on Twitter and learn more about her work on Impact X Capital's website.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
24 minutes | May 11, 2021
Wayne Preece - The Meaning of Success
Wayne Preece is an incredibly driven person. He is the CEO of Hydro Industries, a company that develops technologies to purify and treat water. Their tools have been used around the world, from the US to Sudan. He tells Richard about his drive to deliver clean water to some of the most challenging environments in the world, the toll it can take, and his large ambitious for his business. You can find the video Wayne mentions and more about his company Hydro Industries on their website.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
28 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Nimisha Brahmbhatt - The Serial Sustainapreneur
Nimisha Brahmbhatt is only 34 years old, but is already a powerhouse in the world of entrepreneurship. She is the founder of Quantum Global Consultants, a leading consulting firm that works with FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 energy companies on guiding them towards sustainable goals. She tells Richard about where she got her fearlessness from, how to create tangible change in business and why we need to foster success in young people. You can find Nimisha and her work on her website, and learn more about her company Quantum Global Consultants here.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
27 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Jon Medved - Adventuring into Business
Jon Medved is the CEO of OurCrowd, an Israeli-based investment platform and the most active venture investor in the country. They have invested in about 240 startups and venture funds around the globe. He tells Richard about how he went from protesting the Vietnam war in the Bay area to becoming a tech mogul in the Middle East, how he built his success in Israel's startup culture and how he identifies talent. You can find Jon on Twitter and learn more about his company OurCrowd here.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
25 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Rita Clifton - The Power of Role Models
The Financial Times described Rita Clifton CBE as the 'brand guru'. In her illustrious career, she has worked at multiple high profile branding companies, including Saatchi & Saatchi, Interbrand and BrandCap; and sits on the board of several businesses like John Lewis Partnership and Nationwide Building Society. She talks to Richard about how her childhood shaped her in life and business, what makes leaders like Jacinda Ardern so successful, and the power of role models. You can find out more about Rita Clifton on her website and get her book Love Your Imposter: Be Your Best Self, Flaws and All in a library near you.Things mentioned in the episode:Jacinda Ardern is the current Prime Minister of New Zealand, who has been widely praised for being able to control and alter the spread of Covid 19 in her country, as other leaders struggled around the globe.According to Freud, the id is the impulsive (and unconscious) part of our psyche which responds directly and immediately to basic urges, needs, and desires. (source) This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
27 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Graham Goodkind - Passion and Hard Work
Graham Goodkind is a rare bird - he is a creative who loves to sell. So of course, he built a very successful career in public relations. He is notably the founder of Frank, one of the best agencies in the industry. He tells Richard about some of his most successful campaigns, the importance of teamwork, and applying sport psychology in business.You can find Graham on Twitter and learn more about his company Frank here.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
27 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Stevie Spring - Just Because You Haven't, Doesn't Mean You Can't
Stevie Spring CBE has had a long and prosperous career working in advertising and media, but also as a trustee for numerous organisations. She is now chair of The British Council and the mental health charity MIND. Stevie talks to Richard about being a board member at 7 years old, seeing her femininity as a suit of armor in the business world where glass walls persist, and how she measures personal vs professional success.You can find Stevie Spring on Twitter.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
28 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
Are Traasdahl - Good Business and Doing Good
Are Traasdahl is no stranger to success. He has founded and built up multiple companies, including Tapad, a marketing tech company, which he sold for $360M in 2016. He tells Richard about how he got from a small town in Norway to New York, how he nurtures business ideas, and his now focus on getting rid of food waste in the world through technological innovation.You can find Are Trasdaahl on Twitter and learn more about his company Crisp here.Are mentions "costumer concentration" in the episode. It means: If a significant percentage of a company’s overall revenue relies on a single customer, or a small group of customers, that business may be considered to have a high level of customer concentration. (source)This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
31 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
Guto Harri - Getting Closer to the Action
In this first episode, Richard hears from Guto Harri. Guto shares his view of success, having seen business and political leaders up close in his career, firstly as a leading journalist and later as a communications expert. Guto recalls what it was like to serve as Boris Johnson’s director of communications when he was mayor of London, and to interact with business titans including Bill Gates and Sir Richard Branson.You can find Guto Harri on Twitter.This is an Earshot Strategies production. Get in touch if you're looking to make a podcast!
2 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Introducing the Success and Ideas Podcast
In the Success and Ideas podcast, presenter Richard Miron asks how you define and achieve success by talking to people who have made significant accomplishments in their professional and personal lives. Is it about good ideas, great leadership, luck – a combination of all – or something altogether different?Every episode features a different individual such as Guto Harri who was a senior BBC Political Affairs Correspondent and went on to work for Boris Johnson as his head of Communications. Other episodes feature a variety of different individuals including a hi-tech mogul who is using his experience and acumen to combat global food waste, a financier who has successfully built one of the Middle East’s most successful hi-tech investment models based on crowd-funding, and a woman who learnt both business skills and public service as a child at the kitchen table, that went on to equip her as a leading CEO in the UK. The Success and Ideas Podcast is an Earshot Strategies production
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