Brain Food: Our Top 10 podcast

Are you looking for inspiration for your next move?

Would you like to exercise your little grey cells whilst driving to your latest holiday destination? Or are you at home and looking for something thought-provoking to listen to while doing your chores?

Our FL Leadership podcasts can help! There’s a list of our top 10 – why not add one or all to your audio playlist?

1. Changing the landscape of mental health care | Dr Ekaterina Malievskaia – Compact Pathways

Dr. Ekaterina received her medical degree from St Petersburg Medical Academy in St Petersburg. She founded COMPASS Pathways with her husband George Goldsmith in 2016. Ekaterina worked in global health and medical philanthropy, focusing on improving maternal and child health outcomes.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Ekatarina  Malievskaia, on starting a mental health care company that is taking the world of mental health care by storm and finding solutions to help tackle mental health.

2. Qualities of an Exceptional Leader | Rear Admiral Maria Lore Aguayo

Rear Admiral Maria Lore Aguayo, P.E. is the first female commander of NAVFAC Atlantic. Admiral Aguayo is making history and breaking new grounds in the USA navy.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Rear Admiral Maria Lore Aguayo on; having the right mindset needed to succeed, how to have the right mentors to help you succeed, and the qualities that make one an exceptional leader.

3. Becoming a Self-made millionaire and wealth expert | Gill Fielding

Gill Fielding is a self-made millionaire with a no-nonsense, positive approach to finance and a personal mission to educate the nation in managing and improving its own financial position. In 2009 Gill co-founded, and now owns, Fielding Financial which she set up to help anyone and everyone achieve what she describes as ‘financial freedom.’

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Gill Fielding on; Gill’s journey to becoming a self-made millionaire and wealth expert, the importance of financial education, and the key attributes of effective financial leadership.

4. Key Attributes of effective digital leadership | Ann Cairns, Executive Vice-Chair at Mastercard

Ann Cairns role as Executive Vice Chair, involves her representing Mastercard around the world, focusing on inclusion, diversity, and innovation. She plays the significant role of senior ambassador and executive leader and is part of the company’s global management committee. Ann is currently chair of ICE Clear Europe, owned by the Fortune 500 company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Ann Cairns on the key attributes of effective digital leadership to achieve large-scale digital transformation and drawing on the vital importance of having a diverse range of leaders.

5. Overcoming challenges and elevating your career | Charlotte Carroll, Awards-winning Actress, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

Charlotte Carroll is an English actress, producer, screenwriter, and director. Best known for her work in the films, Red Crayon (2017) and A Youth (2020) and notably, her theatrical portrayal of the Princess in We Must Throw the Cows Down the Ravine (2020)

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Charlotte on how she elevated her career within the creative industry and became a multi-award-winning creative leader.

You will also learn how to overcome challenging times in your career.

6. Inspiring personal change and breaking personal barriers | Lara Morgan, Business Author, investor, and sales strategist

Lara Morgan is a British entrepreneur with a record of delivering exceptional accelerated growth. Lara founded her first business, Pacific Direct, in 1991 at the age of just 23. At Pacific Direct she was involved in multiple disciplines from luxury brand licensing, marketing, and retail operations to commercial and private label development.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Lara on how to inspire personal change, by accessing the connections, community, and content that will help you keep breaking through your personal barriers. You will also learn what a life-long commitment to speaking up and challenging the status quo looks like and how to find your voice, courage, and resilience to keep speaking up, the skills you need for the future to maximize opportunities in a post-pandemic world.

7. How To Fix Your Life, Do Less, Get More and Stop Talking, Start Doing | Author Shaa Wasmund, MBE

Shaa is Britain’s most highly regarded female entrepreneur; named by The Sunday Times as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Entrepreneurs. Shaa Wasmund, MBE, is the author of the number one bestsellers of the book, ‘How to Fix Your SH*T, Do Less, Get More and Stop Talking, Start Doing.’ She has been a lifelong supporter of encouraging more women into business. In 2015 Shaa received an MBE for her services to business and entrepreneurship.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Shaa on her journey, the writing of her book, and how she has helped many women create a life and business on their terms.

8. Imposter Syndrome and Life as a Female Senior Leader | Sheree Atcheson

Sheree Atcheson is listed as one of the UK’s Topmost Influential Women in Tech and an international multi-award winner for her services to Diversity & Inclusion in the industry. Sheree is the Global Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Peakon; Advisory Board Member, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda engages Sheree on imposter syndrome, being a senior leader as a woman of colour and so much more.

9. Career and Leadership Lessons and the Importance of Creativity | Dr Sharon Watson

In May 2020 Sharon was appointed CEO and Principal of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. In 2010, she was named as one of the Cultural Leadership Programme’s ‘Women to Watch’, a list of 50 influential women working in arts and culture in the UK. She is committed to improving diversity within the arts by supporting the creative voices of women and black and ethnic minority artists.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda sits down with Dr. Sharon Watson to discuss her career, leadership lessons, and the importance of creativity.

10. Identifying common traits of great leaders and the importance of knowing yourself and your employees | Dr Miranda Brawn

For more than two decades, multi-award-winning Dr Miranda Brawn has used her platform and philanthropy to support equality and justice while helping to close the diversity and inclusion gap across the Globe. She is the Founder and CEO of an award-winning Charity, ‘The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation.’ This charity has helped over 50,000 people and awarded over 40 scholarships since January 2016.

In this episode of the leadership podcast, Griselda sits down with Dr Miranda Brawn to discuss her career and her experience as an investment banker and barrister, having been named as one of the most influential persons in the UK by various annual “Powerlists”; including Top 30 BAME Business Executive Leaders Powerlist (Financial Times) and the importance of diverse and inclusive teams.

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