Chloe Watmore: managing change, exponential growth, knowledge sharing and succession in engineering

Interview with Chloe Watmore, MD of Thermotex Engineering, who has grown the firm from 6 to 25 staff in two years. Lots of advice on managing growth and change, exporting, international business and more

Podcast: building an e-commerce retail website with Nicola of Waxx plus business resilience

Here’s a fantastic new radio show podcast with practical advice on e-commerce and business resilience from two expert guests, Nicola Middleton-Groom and Steve Knowles.

Allen Holland: One Sold, One Given jackets plus crowdfunding and manufacturing tips

New radio show interview: Allen Holland on the Nessh Jacket, a high-tech jacket which smashed its crowdfunding target. For every jacket sold one is given to a person affected by homelessness. Plus manufacturing, product design, licensing and international business advice.

Interviews: Andrzej Kurpiel and Steve Manley – bees, social and youth enterprise

From teenage entrepreneur to the youngest ever President of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Steve Manley. Plus Andrzej Kurpiel of Bee Blest.

Meet coach Lucy, plus Stephanie and Max of Sheffield Carers Centre

New podcast featuring Stephanie Lowe and Max Munday of Sheffield Carers Centre, and Lucy Owens, a coach who helps people to thrive in their working lives.

3D scorpions, Nessh jackets, Seedstick magic – Über, BuddyBurst and Dark Peak

Interviews with Greg Clark and Rob Sandom of Über Agency; Jamie Gray of BuddyBurst and Allen Holland of Dark Peak Gear

The social entrepreneur slaying the demon of food waste – new interview

Interview with Jo Hercberg of a thriving food waste social enterprise which saves 6 tonnes of tasty, wholesome, scrumptious, healthy, delicious food from being wasted, every week.

Interview: Ashley Carson, Sheffield’s Assay Master – hallmarking, history and technology

The hallmarks on gold, silver, platinum and palladium don’t only prove the validity of precious metals. They tell a story. And the story of hallmarks themselves (the “marks of the hall”) and of how Sheffield’s Assay Office came to be after an act of Parliament is absolutely riveting. Sheffield’s Assay Master, Ashley Carson joined me […]

Jon Maiden, Panjango: beautiful games exploring the world of work

Jon has come up with a powerful, immersive and playful route for children to explore the sometimes mysterious world of work.

Rob the cartoonist and the Food Circle Supermarket – new interviews

When it comes to marketing, testing, measurement, learning and refining is key, according to my guests from two thoroughly different businesses and industries. James and Paul run Food Circle Supermarket, an ecommerce business. Rob is a cartoonist and illustrator.

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