Podcasts Archive

  • Max#56: Alex Adamopoulos Emergn CEO discussing how to make learning more effective

    Max#56: Alex Adamopoulos Emergn CEO discussing how to make learning more effective

    Welcome to episode 56 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. I would hazard a guess that the majority of you tuning into this podcast do so because you have a passion for continuous learning and professional development that you can apply within your career and workplace. Yet, if you are like me, you are inundated with […]

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  • Max#55: Neil Laughton – how I maximise my potential

    Max#55: Neil Laughton – how I maximise my potential

    Welcome to episode 55 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. Over the last few years we have been fortunate to share the accounts of individuals who have created multi-million pound businesses, faced near-death experiences, have broken world records, made countless sacrifices to achieve their dreams and have found an inner strength to drawn upon at times […]

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  • Max#54: Clara Mosha – from high blood pressure risk to champion body builder

    Max#54: Clara Mosha – from high blood pressure risk to champion body builder

    After a bit of a break, we are pleased to be back with episode 54 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. In today’s interview, I’m very proud to introduce a truly inspirational individual who embarked on a journey of self-discovery and, in her own words, a journey that enabled her to feel as if she had […]

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  • Max#53: Katie Page ‘I was paralysed, but now I train Olympic athletes’

    Max#53: Katie Page ‘I was paralysed, but now I train Olympic athletes’

    Welcome back to episode 53 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. Throughout the last couple of years, we’ve managed to share some incredible accounts of individuals battling adversity, however, in many ways our interview today takes this subject to an entirely new level. At the age of 19, Katie Page had her entire life, as she […]

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  • Max#52: ‘Giving your mind choices and flexibility’ by Vicky Ross (part 2 of 2)

    Max#52: ‘Giving your mind choices and flexibility’ by Vicky Ross (part 2 of 2)

    Welcome back to episode 52 of the Maximise Potential Podcast and the 2nd installment of our interview with leading NLP Trainer, Vicky Ross. Part 1 of this series focussed on introducing John La Valle’s concept of ‘Good and Bad Brain Juice’ and in part 2 Vicky shall now go on to explain how we can […]

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  • Max#51: ‘Good and Bad Brain Juice’ by Vicky Ross (part 1 of 2)

    Max#51: ‘Good and Bad Brain Juice’ by Vicky Ross (part 1 of 2)

    I wonder how many times you’ve asked yourself why you always get nervous before certain meetings and when you’re asked to deliver a presentation, or why you shy away from networking events or even opening particular emails. In summary, why some situations fill you with nervous, tense feelings yet why other situations lift your mood, […]

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  • Max#50: Steve Wernick – how cancer changed my life

    Max#50: Steve Wernick – how cancer changed my life

    Sharing the stories of those who have faced adversity in their lives has been a key undertone since we launched this Podcast. In relation to this, one topic that continues to affect more people directly as well as indirectly is cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support states that a decade ago about a third of people, developed […]

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  • Max#49: Janine Roebuck – Opera Singer

    Max#49: Janine Roebuck – Opera Singer

    Welcome back to episode 49 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. In today’s episode we are extremely fortunate to be sitting with one of Britain’s most respected and popular Opera Singers, Janine Roebuck. With a versatile mezzo-soprano voice, Janine has played leading roles in some of the world’s most famous opera houses enchanting audiences with her […]

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  • Max#48: Tom Needs – Rackspace

    Max#48: Tom Needs – Rackspace

    Welcome back to episode 48 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. In this episode we’ve managed to catch up with a senior international manager responsible for over 700 customers, in excess of 200 staff, who are spread throughout 135 countries. Tom Needs has enjoyed a progressive and extremely rewarding career and in our interview today openly […]

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  • Max#47: Vanessa Vallely – The Queen of the City

    Max#47: Vanessa Vallely – The Queen of the City

    Vanessa Vallely is considered by the Financial News as one of the most 100 Influential Women in Finance, by Brummels as one of the 30 Top Women in The City and was crowned as the Champion for Women at the 2011 Banking and Finance Awards. In addition to her flourishing corporate career, Vanessa is an […]

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  • Max#46: Lucy Morris – living with Marfan Sydrome

    Max#46: Lucy Morris – living with Marfan Sydrome

    As regular listeners of the podcast are well aware, our aim is to constantly seek out diverse interviews and stories that will give us all a different perspective on life and just before Christmas I was introduced to an incredible young lady called Lucy Morris. 12 year old Lucy has not broken any records, scaled […]

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  • Max#45: Dave Sissens – raising the bar and reaching the North Pole

    Max#45: Dave Sissens – raising the bar and reaching the North Pole

    We have a fascinating interview in store today that covers so many of the topics that we have developed this podcast around. Goal setting, going after the impossible, where to find your inner strength and motivation, the power of true teamwork and how your mind will give you all the answers you need if you […]

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  • Max#44: Kevin Betts – 52 marathon man

    Max#44: Kevin Betts – 52 marathon man

    Most people in the UK will remember 2012 for the impact that the London Olympics made upon the nation. However, in the eyes of many it was the nationwide journey of the Olympic Torch prior to the start of the Games that stimulated the incredible interest in the Olympics themselves. Each torchbearer had their own […]

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  • Max#43: Abi Griffiths – developing my career in television

    Max#43: Abi Griffiths – developing my career in television

    Abi Griffiths is one of the rising stars of TV presenting, regularly appearing on Sky, ESPN, The BBC and most recently coming off an incredibly hectic Olympic and Paralympic schedule. When you meet Abi it’s clear to see why she is in such demand as her enthusiasm and energy flow with an incredible abundance. What […]

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  • Max#42: Fiona Campbell – How we achieve successful results

    Max#42: Fiona Campbell – How we achieve successful results

    On episode 24 of the Maximise Potential Podcast we interviewed Fiona Campbell, a globally renowned Leadership Development Trainer and Author, who introduced us all to the fundamentals of Nurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and today, we are very pleased to join Fiona once again. A short time ago I was participating in a training course run by […]

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  • Max#41: Jora Gill (CTO) – making the right decisions in business

    Max#41: Jora Gill (CTO) – making the right decisions in business

    On episode 27 of the Maximise Potential Podcast we interviewed Jora Gill, a globally renowned CTO, who provided us with an incredible insight into the approach he has taken to maximise his career and today, we are very pleased to join Jora once again. In today’s interview, we gain an exclusive insight into how Jora […]

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  • Max#40: Roz Savage – record-breaking ocean rower

    Max#40: Roz Savage – record-breaking ocean rower

    To those who looked in at the life of Roz Savage several years ago, they would have seen someone who appeared to have it all – the A grade graduate, the successful Management Consultant, living the central London lifestyle that goes with it. Yet, little did they know how out of place Roz felt in […]

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  • Max#39: Marc Koska – inventor of the K1 auto-disable syringe

    Max#39: Marc Koska – inventor of the K1 auto-disable syringe

    At one time or another we have all been inspired by an article or television programme, which prompted us to say “I have to do something about that.” Yet, no matter how sincere we are with this statement, in the cold light of day and with our daily responsibilities firmly back in the forefront of […]

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  • Max#38: Chris Brisley – Take a Challenge

    Max#38: Chris Brisley – Take a Challenge

    Have you ever taken the time to imagine how you would react if your career prematurely ended, or your house and all your life savings were lost, or if your health was taken away. Having the strength of character to re-build your life from any one of those extreme examples is a virtue that none […]

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  • Max#37: Planning for the unexpected in Business – Patrick O’Connor

    Max#37: Planning for the unexpected in Business – Patrick O’Connor

    The question of “What if” is largely one that we all try and sidestep within our businesses, as we all hope that the unexpected will never happen to us. Yet, when the unexpected does happen it is the companies that have dedicated the time and resource to answering that question, that feel the least disruption […]

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  • Max#36: How I rowed the Atlantic – Richard Hume

    Max#36: How I rowed the Atlantic – Richard Hume

    As well as being a triple ironman finisher, Richard Hume is also one a very select group of people to have completed the Atlantic Ocean Rowing Race. This gruelling 3,000 mile event, which can take over 80 days to complete, challenges competitors in ways not comparible to most other endurance events. Dealing with the isolation, […]

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  • Max#35: Becoming a triple ironman – Richard Hume

    Max#35: Becoming a triple ironman – Richard Hume

    Being able to complete an ironman event is said to be one of the most extreme tests of mental and physical endurance on the planet. Competing continuously for over 12 hours; swimming 2 ½ miles, then cycling for 112 miles before completing a 26 mile marathon, will push anyone to their absolute limits. However, now […]

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  • Max#34: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham

    Max#34: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham

    Welcome back to episode 34 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. No matter if you are responsible for a business or focusing on developing your career, the current environment is arguably the most competitive, uncertain and challenging that anyone has ever known. As a result we felt it was essential to invite an expert onto the […]

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  • Max#33: Bonita Norris – how I set goals

    Max#33: Bonita Norris – how I set goals

    The lastest episode to be uploaded to the Maximise Potential Podcast is an incredibly inspiring interview with Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman ever to climb Mount Everest at the age of 22. Bonita is returning to the Maximise Potential Podcast to share with us the mental techniques, approaches and goal-setting strategies that she used […]

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  • Max#32: Exclusive tips to maximise your career – Miriam Lee

    Max#32: Exclusive tips to maximise your career – Miriam Lee

    The Maximise Potential Podcast, brought to you in association with the Award-winning Recruitment Group Jenrick, is pleased to release its latest interview with Miriam Lee, Head of Business Development for Jenrick IT. Welcome to episode 32 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. As you are all well aware, the goal of Maximise Potential to to help […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Max#29: Neil McCarthy – Online Marketing Expert

    Max#29: Neil McCarthy – Online Marketing Expert

    Knowing how to maximise the return on your website and online brand is one of the most complex issues faced by managers in this increasingly complex part of the marketing mix. Neil McCarthy, Sales Director at Shopzilla, the largest shopping comparison website in the World, is widely regarded as one of the leading voices within […]

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  • Max#28: Dean Macey – International Decathlete

    Max#28: Dean Macey – International Decathlete

    Traditionally, the title of the “World’s Greatest Athlete” has been given to the man who wins the decathlon. Dean Macey, or the Dean Machine, as he was so frequently referred to, is one of the unique individuals to have achieved this accolade, doing so at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Dean would undoubtedly have finished his […]

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  • Max#27: Jora Gill – global CTO

    Max#27: Jora Gill – global CTO

    Jora Gill has developed a reputation for being one of the very best CTO’s (Chief Technical Officers) on the globe. He is regularly featured in leading Management publications and is a frequent guest speaker and panelist at global conferences regarding innovative Management Techniques and the future of IT. He is seen as a pioneer who […]

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  • Max#26: Matthew Syed – author of BOUNCE

    Max#26: Matthew Syed – author of BOUNCE

    Matthew Syed has been an achiever all of his life. A triple Commonwealth Champion and two-time Olympian, Graduating with a first from Oxford, A writer for The Times since 1999 and to top it all off, he’s also a winner of Sports Journalist of the Year. His most recent accolade however, and the focus for […]

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  • Max#25: Tim Whitworth, Finance Director – Morgan Cars

    Max#25: Tim Whitworth, Finance Director – Morgan Cars

    Morgan Motor Company is Britain’s sole surviving car manufacturer, yet far from just surviving, the car company is currently experiencing one of its most successful ever commercial periods and is being increasingly seen as one of Britain’s global success stories. Following on from our interview with Head Designer, Matt Humphries, featured on episode 21 and […]

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  • Max#24: Introduction to NLP by Fiona Campbell

    Max#24: Introduction to NLP by Fiona Campbell

    In response to the amount of interest that our interviews have generated within the subject of NLP, we decided to interview one of the most prominent trainer’s and coaches within this field. Fiona Campbell is one of the UK’s most distinguished NLP Trainers, who specialises in NLP for Business Success. She is has over 20 […]

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  • Max#23: Steve Morris, Morgan Motor Company Director of Operations

    Max#23: Steve Morris, Morgan Motor Company Director of Operations

    Morgan Motor Company is Britain’s sole surviving car manufacturer, yet far from just surviving, the car company is currently experiencing one of its most successful ever commercial periods and is being increasingly seen as one of Britain’s global success stories. Following on from our interview with Head Designer, Matt Humphries, featured on episode 21, we […]

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  • Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Sam Brown is the current World Taekwon-Do Champion, achieving this incredible feat in the first ever World Championships to be held in the founding country of the martial art, Korea. In today’s interview with Maximise Potential, Sam shares the interesting journey he has taken over the last eight years in order for him to achieve […]

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  • Max#21: Matt Humphries, Morgan Motor Company Head of Design

    Max#21: Matt Humphries, Morgan Motor Company Head of Design

    Morgan Motor Company is Britain’s sole surviving car manufacturer, yet far from just surviving, the car company is currently experiencing one of its most successful ever commercial periods and is being increasingly seen as one of Britain’s global success stories. I recently recorded this four part interview series at the Morgan factory in Malvern with […]

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  • Max#20: Maximising your Workforce Planning – Kos Lesses, Internal Recruitment Project Manager

    Max#20: Maximising your Workforce Planning – Kos Lesses, Internal Recruitment Project Manager

    Finding and then encouraging the best individuals to join your company is widely regarded as the key determinant for business success or failure. Kos Lesses, is a project manager with an extremely strong record of implementing ‘Talent Management’ and ‘Workforce Planning’ programmes within a string of major City organisations, such as JP Morgan. He is […]

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  • Max#19: David Weir – Great Britain’s most successful wheelchair racer

    Max#19: David Weir – Great Britain’s most successful wheelchair racer

    The latest episode to be uploaded to the Maximise Potential Podcast is an incredibly inspiring interview with David Weir, Great Britain’s Top Wheelchair Racer who has completely re-written the record books within the sport. This phenomenal racer has won four London Marathons, three of those consecutively. At the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, he won two golds, […]

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  • Max#18: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    Max#18: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    The lastest episode to be uploaded to the Maximise Potential Podcast is an incredibly inspiring interview with Bonita Norris, the youngest British women ever to climb Mount Everest at the age of 22, an incredible feat that took amazing courage and skill, inspiring people all over the World to maximise their own potential and be […]

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  • Max#17: Tony Dobbyn – “How I motivate a team to achieve amazing results”

    Max#17: Tony Dobbyn – “How I motivate a team to achieve amazing results”

    Today’s interview is with Tony Dobbyn, The Global Head of Service Operations for one of the largest Financial Corporations in the World. Tony has gained a worldwide reputation for being one of the most effective managers at maximising the productivity of teams, especially in relation to helping teams adjust after a merger or acquistion. Tony’s […]

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  • Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole who is giving us his regular training and event diary update. In this interview Elliott discusses: How well he competed in the London Triathlon 2010 How important the Maximise Potential Podcast has been in keeping him motivated throughout the season How he motivates himself towards maximising his own […]

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  • Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    One of the key objectives of the Maximise Potential Podcast is to bring our audience real stories of success from real people, with the goal of inspiring others to take positive action in their lives in order to be motivated and successful. Today’s interview is no exception as I am extremely proud to welcome our […]

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  • MAX#14: How to develop Effective and Powerful Communication – Kay White, Communication Specialist and Trainer

    MAX#14: How to develop Effective and Powerful Communication – Kay White, Communication Specialist and Trainer

    Maximising the potential of your communication from Communication Specialist and Trainer, Kay White. Kay shares with us some superb tips and advice on how we can all improve the effectiveness of our communication in order to gain more from our career and life in general. In this interview with Kay, discover: How to construct your […]

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  • Max#13: Pen Hadow – “how I maximise my potential”

    Max#13: Pen Hadow – “how I maximise my potential”

    In our final interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow we discuss: How Pen’s life changed when he returned home after his record-breaking feat. What his achievements taught him with regards to the need for work/life balance. How ‘Maximising one’s Potential’ is all within the mind. The model Pen applies in his own life to […]

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  • Max#12: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history”

    Max#12: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history”

    In this interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow we discuss: Pen’s successful trek to the North Pole, solo and without re-supply, where he made history by becoming the first (and only) person to do so. How he had to dig deeper into his mental and physical resources than he had ever done so before […]

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  • Max#11: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to”

    Max#11: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to”

    This is our second interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow where he discusses: how his desire to constantly challenge himself, even as a child, had – and still has – a massive bearing on his life also how it made him accustomed to being totally out of his comfort zone AND gave him the […]

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  • Max#10: Pen Hadow, Polar Explorer – ‘how I deal with failure’

    Max#10: Pen Hadow, Polar Explorer – ‘how I deal with failure’

    Pen Hadow became the first man in the world to walk unsupported and without re-supply to the North Pole in 2003 – a feat which many have tried to emulate and all have failed. To this day, it is his name alone that is in the record books for completing this incredible journey, which has […]

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  • Max#9: Elliott Cole Triathlete – diary update

    Max#9: Elliott Cole Triathlete – diary update

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole who is giving us his regular training and event diary update. In this interview Elliott discusses how well he competed in his first two Olympic Distance Triathlons for the season, as well as highlighting some excellent (yet so simple) fitness tips for people to implement to take advantage […]

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  • Max#8: Maximising a business in a saturated marketplace (Media Widsom interview part 2)

    Max#8: Maximising a business in a saturated marketplace (Media Widsom interview part 2)

    Today’s interview the second in our series with Award Winning Photographic Company, Media Wisdom, with today’s episode being with Abi Cockcroft, joint-founder and owner of the company. Abi talks specifically about how Media Widsom was launched, 9 years ago, into an already saturated and heavily competitive marketplace. She explains the approach they have used to […]

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  • Max#7: Giles Christopher, Founder of Media Wisdom Photography

    Max#7: Giles Christopher, Founder of Media Wisdom Photography

    Today’s interview is with Giles Christopher, founder and owner of Media Wisdom Photography. Giles talks about the highs and lows of his early career in the movie and film business before moving on to discuss his motivations for starting his own business. Giles is not only interesting, but is also an incredibly passionate and articulate […]

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