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Ebony-Jewel Rainford-Brent Podcast
58 minutes | Apr 29, 2018
#24 INTERVIEW - Ruth Holdaway - on ‘Using Your Deeper Purpose As a Motivator’
This week on the podcast I sit down with Ruth Holdaway, CEO of ‘Women in Sport’ to discuss her journey. Ruth was named by the Independent as one of the 50 most influential women in sport, and took up her role as as CEO in 2013. In a 13 year career focussed on social change, Ruth talks about how a deeper purpose has helped her stay focussed on making an impact in the third sector. In this episode we breakdown Ruth’s drive and determination for social change and we delve into her thoughts on leadership, gender equality and advocacy.
63 minutes | Apr 8, 2018
#23 - INTERVIEW - Dr Clare Aniyam-Osigwe - “Making the Journey the Win”
This week I sit down with Entrepreneur, Allergist, Film Writer and Director, Dr Clare Anita-Osigwe. Clare is the Founder or Premae Skincare , the world’s first 100% allergen-friendly beauty brand which has won 17 awards, has been recognised by BET as a role model for women in business and more recently awarded the distinct honour of the British Empire Medal. Clare’s journey is inspirational, from starting by mixing products from own kitchen, to building a company and now moving back into film, her first love with her directorial debut ‘No Shade’ - launching this year at the British Urban Film Festival. The film is a romantic drama which covers the issues of colourism and shadism from a British perspective. Clare’s journey is a story or resilience and relentlessness towards her goals and vision which many will take inspiration from. In this episode you will learn: - How to build confidence by ‘disconnecting’ and listening to your inner voice - The keys to having resilience in pursuit of your goals - How to develop your own measure of success - How to focus on fulfilment and enjoy the journey
55 minutes | Apr 2, 2018
#22 - INTERVIEW - Gearoid Towey - ‘Learning to Win with a Negative Mindset
In today’s episode I sit down with Gearoid Towey, 4 time Olympian, Irish Rower and former World Rowing Champion to discuss his journey. Gearoid is now director and founder of ‘Crossing the Line’ supporting elite athletes in transition. In this episode Towey breaks down the key to a success mindset including how to win with a negative mindset. He also recounts his life changing moment when along with Ciaran Lewis he attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 2005 in a 23 ft rowing boat. After 40 days at sea, having endured two tropical storms and a hurricane on the way, their boat was pitch poled by a 10 meter wave, leaving the men adrift 900 miles from land. They were rescued in the middle of a force 9 storm.
63 minutes | Mar 11, 2018
#21 - INTERVIEW - Marvin Ambrosius - on ‘Embracing the Rollercoaster and Finding Happiness’ - The Art of Success Podcast
This week on the podcast I sit down with Marvin Ambrosius, Entrepreneur, TV Show Host, Fitness trainer and CEO of Fit Freaks. From a career as an England Basketballer to losing it all following injury, Marvin discusses how he had to start again. Despite finding some success after moving into the music industry including having music hits produced around the world, pressure to make a living, he moved into a sales role at Sky. After overcoming battles with weight issues, Marvin developed a love for fitness and in following his passion ended up building a fitness business and his own TV show. This week’s episode is a roller coaster ride to success. Key things you will learn: - How to embrace the rollercoaster challenges of life - How to come out of your comfort zone - The importance of living your authentic self - Finding happiness and balance
30 minutes | Feb 25, 2018
#020 - INTERVIEW - Felix White on ‘Going All In and Living with Audacity’
This week on the podcast I sit down with Felix White, songwriter and guitarist for the English indie rock band ‘The Maccabees’ and founder of ‘Yala! Records’. The Maccabees released 4 albums over their 14 year career including ‘Marks to Prove it’ which reached number one in the UK album charts. In this episode we delve into Felix’s journey through the world of music and discuss some of the key insights along the way. We delve into a number of areas including: - Deciding to go ‘all in’ on your dreams - Using positive mindset and body language to build momentum - The creative process and how he masters his craft
65 minutes | Feb 11, 2018
#019 INTERVIEW - ‘Working Smart for Success’ - With Dan Norcross, George Dobell and Stephan Shemilt
This week on the podcast I sit down with Dan Norcross, George Dobell and Stephan Shemilt from the world of sports media. Dan Norcross, described as “the most interesting commentator of the new generation” by the Telegraph, is a commentator for the flagship BBC Test Match Special programme. George Dobell is a writer and Senior Cricket Correspondent for ESPN and Stephan Shemilt also a writer and sports journalist for BBC online. In this episode we discuss their careers and journeys and the theme of ‘working Smart’. In this episode you will learn: - Finding and following what you love - Positioning yourself for success and creating disruption - How to work smart in terms of productivity and output - How to whip yourself up into a frenzy to make yourself take bold actions
24 minutes | Jan 28, 2018
#018 - INTERVIEW - Alison Nicholas - on Training Your Brain to see the Possible
This week on the podcast I sit down with Alison Nicholas MBE, former English Professional Golfer. During her career she had 18 professional wins including becoming a US Open Winner, Solheim Cup Captain and also named Sunday Times Sports Woman of the Year. In this episode Alison breaks down her approach to mindset throughout her career. In this episode you will learn: - How to focus on ‘possible’ rather than positive thinking - How she developed mental resilience - How to create your own bubble to perform at your best
40 minutes | Jan 14, 2018
#017 - INTERVIEW - Jim Carter on Trusting Your Inner Voice and Being Bold
This week on the podcast I sit down with Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter. Jim has been involved in numberous on screen and theatre productions over his 47 year career in the entertainment industry including roles such as Carson in Downton Abbey, Shakespeare in Love and the Transformers. In this episode we delve into Jim’s journey and some key moments in his career including: - How trusting his inner voice has been critical to his success - How committing early to his path in acting and as a performer help to provide focus - How he has approached mastering his craft and developing his skills - His advice on being bold and brave when approaching life.
31 minutes | Jan 1, 2018
#016 - 4 Key Lessons for Success in 2018! - New Years Special
Happy New Year for 2018! This is a special episode to celebrate the new year where I sum up the 4 key lessons learnt from the guests from 2017 with key clips. 1. The Champion Mindset - Focussing on the mental resilience as one of the key ingriedients as the foundations for success 2. The Inner Pilgramage - All of our guest have undergone a journey of self discovery for find out what they are great out and how to get the best of themselves 3. Work Smart - Strategic thinking has been shown to be an important part of the journey to maximise our impact 4. Being prepared to stand up and be a leader in your environment. This summary show will give you the best from 2017!
49 minutes | Dec 17, 2017
#015 INTERVIEW - Alec Stewart OBE - On Setting Standards High and Managing Pressure
This week on the podcast I sit down with Alec Stewart OBE for England and Surrey Captain and Cricketer to talk about his career and success. Alec is one of the greatest England batsmen of all time becoming one of the most capped England cricketers of all time playing 133 Tests with nearly 8,500 runs and 170 ODI’s with over 4500 runs. Since retiring Alec has gone on to become Direct of Surrey Cricket and a media pundit. In this episode we discuss the mindset and philosophy that helped him achieve success including: * Setting standards high * How to manage pressure * How to achieve mastery
54 minutes | Dec 3, 2017
#014 INTERVIEW - Richard Osman on Following What you Love and Breaking the Rules
This week on the podcast I sit down with Richard Osman, TV Presenter, Director and Producer to discuss his journey. Richard can regularly be seen on the airwaves presenting ‘Pointless’ on the BBC as well as being the Creative Director at Endemol, a TV production company responsible for many household shows. In this episode you will learn: - Learning to spot and angle and opportunity - Discovering your passion and what you love - Being prepared to break the rules to find your own path
48 minutes | Nov 18, 2017
#013 - René Carayol MBE - On ‘How to Discover our Strengths and Greatness’
This week on the Podcast I sit down with René Carayol MBE. René is a Business and Leadership speaker, 3 time Author and Broadcaster. His career has seen him reach the highest level of business including senior leadership positions at Marks and Spencers, being headhunted by Pepsi and becoming Managing Director at IPC Electric during which he was part of a management buy out by Timer Warner worth 1.1 billion. In this episode we discuss René’s new book called “Spike” which is designed to help us discover our key strengths and greatness to fulfil our potential. Spike is a simple philosophy. Everyone on earth is born with at least one inherent strength. Today’s society, education and business are fixated on everyone’s weaknesses. The book encourages us to imagine what we could achieve if we focussed on everyone’s strengths and honed our strengths to a formidable standard. He breaks down how to discover our spikes and also how to harness them with the power of a mentor.
38 minutes | Nov 5, 2017
#012 INTERVIEW - Cyrille Regis MBE on Turning Negatives into Fuel for Success
This week on the podcast I sit down with Cyrille Regis MBE former England footballer to talk success. For the first time ever on the podcast we are joined by a guest, his wife Julia Regis who is focussed on people development within organisations who also shares insights particularly on using mentors to help propel you forward. Cyrille’s career spanned 19 years including 614 league appearances and 158 league goals predominantly representing West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City. Cyrille now works in the game as a a football agent seeing the next generation of talent through. In this episode we discuss: - The power of team work - How to turn negative emotions into fuel and motivation for sucess - How to rediscover confidence when low and maintain performance - The power of mentors and people backing you to success
78 minutes | Oct 22, 2017
#011 - INTERVIEW - Paul Boross on Finding Clarity, and Developing the Building Blocks of Belief for Success
This week on the podcast I sit down with Paul Boross, motivational psychologist, author and trainer. Paul has had a successful portfolio career ranging from primetime TV, stand up comedy to media consultancy and motivational psychology. Paul started his career in comedy and media including 12 years at the London Comedy Store and has had hit records featured on Top of the Pops with his band Moris Minor and the Majors. Now Paul, a several time author, has worked coaching executives for power players such as BBC, Google and MTV. He is currently resident motivational psychologist on The School of Hard Knocks on Sky with Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell. This episode we delve into the mindset including: - How to find clarity in life - Developing the building blocks of belief for success - How to communicate for success
32 minutes | Oct 7, 2017
#010 - INTERVIEW - Ellie Simmonds OBE on Maintaining Balance and Handling Pressure
This week on the podcast I sit down with Ellie Simmonds OBE, five-time Paralympic Champion and numerous World record holder. Ellie shot to fame when she won her first Paralympic medal at the age of 13 years and nine months. This was the start of a string of firsts for Ellie as she went on to become the youngest winner of the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 and then the youngest recipient of an MBE at the age of 14. Since her meteoric rise into the public eye, Ellie has continued to dominate her sport, winning 13 World titles, 10 European titles and breaking various World records along the way. In addition to these achievements, Ellie competed at the London 2012 Paralympics, winning four medals, including two Golds, and broke a further two World records. Her Gold medals were won in the S6 400m Freestyle and SM6 200m Individual Medley and she won Silver in the S6 100m Freestyle and Bronze in the S6 50m Freestyle. In this episode today we discuss key things that have made Ellie successful and also the importance of maintaining balance and how she handles pressure.
54 minutes | Sep 23, 2017
#009 - INTERVIEW - Rob Moore on Using Leverage and Building the Habits for Success
This week on the podcast I sit down with Rob Moore, entrepreneur, author and speaker. Rob and his business partner have grown a property empire with over 700 hundred properties and a number of subsidiary companies under the Progressive Property group with the turnover in the millions. Rob is also the author of 9 books including the global best seller ‘Life Leverage’ where he focuses on working smart and using leverage to achieve success in life. On top of this Rob also has 3 Guinness World records. In this episode we discuss: * Using leverage to achieve success in life and working smarter * Building the habits for success including daily routines * How to develop the mindset for success * The biggest barriers to achieving wealth and how to overcome them
59 minutes | Sep 9, 2017
#008 - INTERVIEW - Matthew Patten on Authenticity, Leadership and Tackling Social Mobiility
This week on The Art of Success Podcast I sit down with Matthew Patten, Chief Executive of the Mayor's Fund for London and talk success and social mobility. Matthew has over 20 years senior management experience in private, public and third sector including being Chief Executive of the Lord's Taverners and M&C Saatchi Sponsorship. We delve into his journey and things that helped him to become successful including authenticity and learning to be a leader . Matthew talks about his journey from starting with his first job as a tea boy in an agency to now sitting in City Hall. The Mayor's Fund for London is a social mobility charity which supports young disadvantaged Londoners to gain employment to beat the challenges that surround them. We delve into this topic towards the end to see how we can create success for future generations.
45 minutes | Aug 26, 2017
#007 - INTERVIEW - Allyson Felix on Patience and Setting Standards High
This week on the podcast I sit down with Allyson Felix, American track and field sprinter. This summer Allyson Felix became the most decorated athlete of all time over taking Bolt with a world medal tally of 15 when she won gold in the 4 x 100m relay. Allyson has 9 olympic medals (six golds and 3 silvers). This week we delve into Allyson's mindset and what has made her succesful. She talks about the team she has built around herself and also what she gets up to on and off the track. She talks about how she developed patience and setting her standards high.
64 minutes | Aug 13, 2017
#006 - INTERVIEW - Mark Colbourne MBE on Bouncing Back and Committing 100%
This week on the podcast I sit down with Mark Colbourne MBE former Welsh Paralympic Cyclist. In 2009 after falling 35 feet whilst paragliding, Mark broke his back in a near death experience. He was hospitalised for nearly 100 days motionless and the accident left Mark with a disability. Within 3 years this man was standing on the podium with 3 medals around his neck in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He won 3 medals for Great Britain in: * Silver 1km time trial - track * Silver - road Time Trial - Road * Gold - Individual Pursuit C1 - track In 2013 Mark was awarded and MBE and has gone on to become an international speaker and business man. In this podcast Mark discusses how he bounced back and from adversity and was inspired to become an athlete. In this episode Mark talks about: - His accident and the impact it had on his life - The mindset needed to achieve greatness and committing 100% to your goal - Learning how to dig deep and find resilience
46 minutes | Jul 29, 2017
#005 - INTERVIEW - Alastair Humphreys, British Adventurer on Perserverance and Getting Out of the Comfort Zones
This week I sit down with British Adventurer Alastair Humphreys on the podcast. Alastair has completed many epic adventures including cycling around the world, sailing the Atlantic and walking across India. In 2012 he became National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. He is also the author of 9 books and has become responsible for the movement 'microadventures'. In this week's episode Alastair drills down into his career path, but also what the world of Adventure has taught him in life.
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