Enterprising Mindsets Podcast
S1 EP10 Adapt with Stephen Welton

S1 EP10 Adapt with Stephen Welton

November 5, 2020

S1 EP10 Adapt with Stephen Welton

Stephen Welton is executive chairman of BGF. Prior to this he was the founder and CEO of BGF between 2011 and 2020. Under Stephen's leadership, BGF has grown from 1 to 16 offices across the UK and Ireland with more than 2.2 billion invested. Stephen believes opening your mind to possibilities is the key to an enterprising mindset and talks about the importance of future industries for growth and employment opportunities in a post COVID world. This is Adapt with Stephen Welton 

S1 EP9 Authenticity with Kate Owen

S1 EP9 Authenticity with Kate Owen

October 29, 2020

S1 EP9 Authenticity with Kate Owen

Kate Owen is the Director of Industry and Key Account Marketing at Capita, leading the team responsible for supporting strategic sales bids and bringing industry-level insight aligned to customer’s needs, challenges and opportunities. Kate identifies her working class background as one of the key drivers in her life and talks us through the importance of having a strong sense of purpose. This is Authenticity with Kate Owen.

S1 EP8 Resilience with Claire Valoti

S1 EP8 Resilience with Claire Valoti

October 22, 2020

S1 EP8 Resilience with Claire Valoti

Claire Valoti is the Vice President of Snap Inc. Claire leads on growth across four continents including key markets such as the UK, France, Germany, Canada and Australia. Claire shares with us some of her early influences, talks about why she feels optimistic for young people in a post COVID world, and explores the role of technology as an enabler for enterprising mindsets. This is Resilience with Claire Valoti.

S1 EP7 Kindness with Pinky Lilani

S1 EP7 Kindness with Pinky Lilani

October 15, 2020

S1 EP7 Kindness with Pinky Lilani

Pinky Lilani, CBE DL is an author, motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. She is an inspiration and has given women the confidence to have a voice. Food, respect and kindness lies at the heart of everything she does and i’ve loved talking to Pinky. This is Kindness with Pinky Lilani.

S1 EP6 Strive with Robert Elliot

S1 EP6 Strive with Robert Elliot

October 8, 2020

S1 EP6 Strive with Robert Elliot

Robert Elliot is the co-founder and CEO of Zinc Network. He started the company with the aim of creating positive impact through compelling content and has worked with clients such as the United Nations and Microsoft. Robert and I talk about his journey in the media industry, the importance of being fearless and learning how to pitch yourself. This is Strive with Robert Elliot.

S1 EP5 Humility with Nahyan Islam.

S1 EP5 Humility with Nahyan Islam.

October 1, 2020

S1 EP5 Humility with Nahyan Islam

Nahyan Islam is Head of Citizen Department at a North Enfield state secondary school and YE alumni and won the National Journey award. Nayhan speaks passionately about how Young Enterprise helped him devel confidence and communication and the importance of providing a safe environment to learn. This is Humility with Nahyan Islam.

S1 EP4 Connections with Lorraine Chimbga

S1 EP4 Connections with Lorraine Chimbga

September 24, 2020

S1 EP4 Connections with Lorraine Chimbga

Lorraine Chimbga graduated from UCL Faculty of Laws in 2016 and helps aspiring lawyers with her blog 'Life of a London Law Student'. Born in Zimbabwe and then moving to Manchester when she was 10, she was the first generation in her famiy to go through the UK education system. Lorraine speaks about the changes that companies are making to be more inclusive to minorities and highlights the importance of connecting with people. This is Connections with Lorraine Chimbga. 

S1 EP3 Belief with Mouhssin Ismail

S1 EP3 Belief with Mouhssin Ismail

September 17, 2020

S1 EP3 Belief with Mouhssin Ismail

Mouhssin Ismail is the founding Principal of Newham Collegiate Sixth Form. I spoke with Mouhssin a few weeks ago as the Colleges were starting to go back and he talks about the importance of resilience in our young people, keeping a growth mindset and a strong belief in unlocking their opportunities. This is Belief with Mouhssin Ismail.

S1 EP2 Opportunity with Tom Ravenscroft

S1 EP2 Opportunity with Tom Ravenscroft

September 10, 2020

S1 EP2 Opportunity with Tom Ravenscroft

Tom Ravenscroft is the founder and CEO of Skills Builder Partnerships, Tom founded Skills Builder Partnerships whilst a Secondary School teacher in Hackney in 2009. Tom's honest and fresh approach to taking control of opportunities, his commitment to teaching and  learning new skills and how vitally important that is.  This is Opportunity with Tom Ravenscroft.

S1 EP1 Drive with Jessica Carsen

S1 EP1 Drive with Jessica Carsen

September 3, 2020

S1 EP1 Drive with Jessica Carsen

Jessica Carsen is Senior Vice President at Sony Music UK & Ireland and YE alumni, Jessica leads on key issues around reputation, communications and social impact. Jessica Carsen and I talked about where her ‘Drive’ comes from and how this has guided her throughout her personal and professional life. Her story is inspiring and shows what a true enterprising mindset can achieve. This is Drive with Jessica Carsen.

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