Archive for July, 2011

  • Max#31: Andy North – Endurance Athlete

    Max#31: Andy North – Endurance Athlete

    The Maximise Potential Podcast, brought to you in association with the Award-winning Recruitment Group Jenrick, is pleased to release its latest interview with Andy North as he approaches the Sunshine Challenge 2011 – Yorkshire to Gibraltar. Welcome to episode 31 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. In our last episode with Bremont Watches, Nick English used […]

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  • Andy North Sunshine Challenge 2011 – Route Planner

    Andy North Sunshine Challenge 2011 – Route Planner

    Andy North, featured in episode 31 of Maximise Potential, is taking on one of the most challenging endurance pursuits I’ve ever known is his quest to raise £50,000 for Forces Children’s Trust and ABF The Soldiers Charity. Starting in August, Andy will be running a total of 25 marathons, cycling 1,300 miles and even kayaking […]

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  • Children vote Derek Redmond as Ultimate Olympian

    Children vote Derek Redmond as Ultimate Olympian

    I’ve just come across this motivating article on British Olympian, Derek Redmond, which ties in very nicely with the inspiring video about him already featured on the Maximise Potential website. School children nationwide have voted Derek Redmond as the Ultimate Olympian. Primary and secondary schools across the nation, including West Sussex and Derby, experienced a […]

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  • Greg Searle: 5 Lessons to take from sport into leadership

    Greg Searle: 5 Lessons to take from sport into leadership

    Hi everyone! As you know, we had the pleasure of interviewing former Olympic & World Champion Rower Greg Searle, on the podcast last year. I just saw an article from him in the Wall Street Journal Blog and felt is was well worth posting on the site: British rowing athlete Greg Searle first won gold […]

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  • Entrepreneur raises £75,000 using the power of the crowd

    Entrepreneur raises £75,000 using the power of the crowd

    Very interesting article for any aspiring entrepreneurs out there . . . . A small business owner turned down for investment by banks has managed to raise £75,000 through a crowdfunding website. Sue Acton, founder Bubble & Balm, sought growth finance through Crowdcube in return for 15% equity in the business. A total of 82 […]

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  • Transcript: Nick English – Bremont Watches (Max#30)

    Transcript: Nick English – Bremont Watches (Max#30)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome to episode 30 of the Maximise Potential podcast. Bremont Watches is rapidly becoming one of the premier […]

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  • Maximise Potential – nominated for ‘European Podcast of the Year’

    Maximise Potential – nominated for ‘European Podcast of the Year’

    Hi everyone! We have some amazing news to share – the Maximise Potential Podcast has been nominated for the European Podcast of the Year, in the business category. Please can you show you support by voting (and rating) to give us the opportunity to win these prestigous awards: If you are new to this website […]

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  • Congratulations Kay White on your best-selling book (The A – Z of being understood)!

    Congratulations Kay White on your best-selling book (The A – Z of being understood)!

    We felt incredibly proud to see Kay White, featured on episode 14 of Maximise Potential, at the very Top of the Amazon best-seller lists, after the launch of her first book titled “The A – Z of being understood.” Here is a brief synopsis of the book: Are you an ambitious professional looking to make […]

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  • John Wooden – arguably the finest coach there has ever been

    John Wooden – arguably the finest coach there has ever been

    Whichever direction I turn right now, I keep bumping into one name in particular – John Wooden. I have found him referenced in books such as Mindset (Carol Dweck), The Talent Code (Daniel Coyle) and Bounce (Matthew Syed). Quite simply, as well as being known as probably the best basketball coach (if not sports coach) […]

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  • Max#30: Nick English – Bremont Watches

    Max#30: Nick English – Bremont Watches

    The Maximise Potential Podcast, brought to you in association with the Award-winning Recruitment Group Jenrick, is pleased to release its latest interview with Nick English, co-Founder of Bremont Watches. Bremont Watches is rapidly becoming one of the premier luxury brands within the mechanical watch market, a fact that has been further confirmed when they recently […]

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  • To be coachable means to be…

    To be coachable means to be…

    We just received a very interesting short article from Philip Fanthom, Managing Director of the IT recruitment division of Jenrick. Have a read . . . . You don’t know everything. You do know that, don’t you? Continual learning is a basic necessity to professional improvement and in many cases it’s other people who will […]

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  • 3 Easy Ways for People to Take On Your Advice

    3 Easy Ways for People to Take On Your Advice

    “Now, what you should do is…” “Well, it’s obvious, you should do this, then you should do that and then you should tell them you’ve done it”. Should do. What you should do and what you want to and actually do are often very different things. Even if the advice we’ve been given is spot […]

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