School Seeks Better Air Quality with Business Boost Plus Crucial Social Investment Advice

A new project to improve air quality in a Sheffield school AND provide a “proof-of-concept” to other schools (policymakers too).

Rowan and CarolynN cover greening-up the playground at Hunters Bar Infants’ School, a research partnership with The University of Sheffield – and how businesses are helping to make the project possible.

And Tej, MD of social impact investment consultancy The Change Coefficient, has crucial advice about social investment and what should you think about if you run a mission-driven organisation and are seeking an investor.

Teaching Coding, Tech Skills Gaps, Getting Investment and Favourite Apps: Ben Atha, The Developer Academy

Ben Atha’s business teaches people to code and he has extensive tech and business insights to share in this episode.

How to do business in Japan, get Government contracts and run an ethical business – Johnny Pawlik

Johnny Pawlik is global managing director of Mantra Media and co-founder of Atelier Japan. In today’s radio show: Ikigai, culture, ethics and purpose; doing business with Japan and a book recommendation.

How to be a compassionate leader and why “Fit in or F-off” leads to business failure

How to apply neuroscience and psychology to become the “best version of a leader” you can be and find new energy and enthusiasm for work through compassionate leadership.

Cash for impact, asking great questions and supporting social enterprise scholarship

Cambridge Social Ventures, asking more and better questions, and the EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise.

Augmented Reality in Education Technology with Robin Williams, Twinkl (and much more too) – new podcast

Lots of people know Twinkl for its downloadable printed resources for schools. With its mandate “we help people to teach” the business is also a pioneer in digital innovation, augmented reality and apps. Robin covers its Augmented Reality (AR) resources including the world’s first multi-player AR educational game, Little Red Coding Club, data science – and more.

Essential business advice for musicians with James Fagan and for personal trainers with Chris Mason

James Fagan is a multi-instrumentalist, bouzouki, guitar and mandolin player, singer and doctor. James and partner in music and life Nancy Kerr have toured internationally as Kerr Fagan, have thousands of fans across the world, and been named Best Duo in the BBC Folk Awards twice. James has performed with other hugely-acclaimed artists including Eliza […]

Economic prosperity with Emily Moncuit, Ethiopia and finding your purpose with Peter Loadman

Emily Moncuit of The CBI and author, coach and mentor, Peter Loadman.

How to communicate your research more effectively with Mihaela Gruia

How to communicate research findings and complicated messages effectively, with Mihaela Gruia of Research Retold.

UNESCO World Radio Day, my accidental radio career, and why you should get on the radio

Radio informs, transforms, empowers, enables dialogue and has, in many parts of the world, been a catalyst for solving problems, positive actions and positive changes in society.