Podcasts

We are all works-in-progress, and in this podcast I talk with a range of imperfect-individuals who are putting in the work to create meaningful change.

“If more information was the answer, then we’d all be billionaires with perfect abs”

In this episode we are talking with Tom Adams, a social entrepreneur and economist, who is passionate about finding entrepreneurial solutions to poverty and policies that promote more equitable societies. We dive into a range of thought-provoking topics; from privilege and power, navigating our ego, the world of impact investing, to measuring our social value and what it means to make a contribution in the world.
Further food for thought: Learn more about Tom’s work at Acumen and his new organisaiton 60 decibels

In this episode we are talking with Peter Curtis, founder and director of North East Sport – running 100’s of  programs across Sunderland and the North East to empower local communities. Peter is a man on a mission, dedicated to providing opportunities for all people to live a better life. We dive into a range of topics; from the opportunities and benefits of getting young people involved in our communities, the challenges of running a community organisation, and the importance of bridging the divides between London and cities like Sunderland. 
Further food for thought: Get involved with The Roots Programme, and learn more about North East Sport

In this episode we are talking with Jonny Mortimer Hendry, a former Officer of The Parachute Regiment that served a number of tours in Afghanistan. We dive into a range of topics; from finding and loosing ones sense of purpose, the importance of building structure and routine, the dichotomy of leadership, the critical role of acceptance to manage trauma, and the internal battlefields we face each day.

In this episode we are talking with Dr Sana Palsule, a behavioural scientist passionate about using insights from behavioural economics and neuroscience to improve the quality of people’s lives. We race through a range of fascinating topics; from who and what controls our behavior, making it till be make it, the ethics of “nudging” in the workplace, the battle of building focus in a distracted world, and what the latest and greatest research is saying about who you are!

In this episode we are talking with Ashdin Doctor, founder of Awesome180 and Fitterbee, who is focused on bringing the fun back into exercise and helping individuals break and create habits that lead to happiness. We dive into a range of topics; from the downfalls of motivation, the science behind habit formation, goals that self-sabotage, hacks to live an awesome life, and the important of epic failure!

In this episode we are talking with Nicholas Himowicz, founder of mind apps, who is focused on helping individuals and teams think and work in more efficient ways in our digital world. We dive into a range of topics; from cultivating a growth mindset, overcoming our inner voices, asking questions that shape our life and the Wim Hof breathing method.

In this episode we are talking with a dynamic duo Max Woolfson and Patrick Quigley. Amongst many other things, Max and Paddy are consultants seeking to champion inclusive growth around the world. We dive into a range of topics; what it means to create an “impact” in our work, meeting our own expectations, living with our flaws and failures, and managing stress and balance. Further food for thought: 80,000 hours, Winners take all (Vox – Ezra Klein Show Podcast), Career  choice (Vox – Future Perfect Podcast)

This week we are talking with Krishna Khunti – a sensational symbiotic creation of East meets West, (urban) yogi and meditation facilitator. In this episode we talk about a range of tools that help prioritise your finite time in our world and live YOUR life.

This week we are talking with Nadia Piet. Amongst many other things, Nadia is a innovation consultant and tech enthusiast who is dedicated designing a life of exploration. Over the next hour we dive into a range of topics; from the reality of burnout, the critical role of challenges in order for us to progress, and how to build our own experiential mind-set.

To help us on our way, this week we are talking with Harianto Mehta. Amongst other many things, Harianto is a philosopher and a dedicated disciple of New Acropolis – an international organisation focused on developing the best of the human potential. Over the next hour we dive into a range of questions; Who am I? Why am I here? What gives me meaning? How do I enjoy the journey of life? When do I reflect, and when do I JUST DO!

This week we are talking with Sonali Nagrani. Sonali is a TV presenter, a former Miss India International, and a dedicated practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism amongst other many aspiring things. Over the next hour we dive into a range of topics; from the mystic law cause and effect, the principles of Buddhism, how chanting transforms her life on a daily basis, and her encounter with Prince Charles!

This week were are experimenting with Zia Nath. Zia is a performer, teacher, Indian classical dancer, craniosacral therapist, mother and many other beautiful things. Over the next hour we dive into a range of topics; from unifying your 3 centers (your body, your heart and your mind) to the magic of Rumi, sacred dancing and baby carrying! Watch/hear/see more of Zia here!

The guinea pig this week is Sam Axtell. Amongst other things, Sam is a leadership coach who devotes her life to creating a positive environment for the emotional well-being of others. Over the next hour we dive into a range of topics; from the understanding ones inner critic, discovering ones purpose in life, and Sam’s approach to overcoming challenges on the way.

In this episode I talk with my good friend Bavidra Mohan (AKA B), who devotes his time to nurturing social entrepreneurs and eradicating poverty with Acumen. In this episode we discuss B’s winding journey of experimentation, and some of the tool and strategies that have helped him come closer to understanding and living his life’s purpose. I learnt a huge amount over the course of the conversation – I hope you enjoy.

In this episode I talk with Gus Bartholomew, a budding entrepreneur and fellow Indian expatiate tragedy. We dive into a range of random conversations as Gus shares his journey to creating Supply Compass and his own internal-compass that guides him towards living a fulfilling and exciting life!

Welcome to the first ever episode of “A Journey Down Discovery Lane”! In this episode I talk with Matt Schunck. Matt is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder and chairman of Shortlist and a Search Inside Yourself certified teacher who is focused on bringing emotional intelligence into corporations. In this episode we discuss everything from uncovering your limiting beliefs to strategies that build happiness (and also fucking turtles…). Enjoy!