Every Friday on Sheffield Live FM Radio I interview leaders of values-driven businesses and social enterprises. The radio show is broadcast live and you can get the podcasts and descriptions of the show below. They are also on iTunes here.

Hear guests' strategic advice, learn how they overcame challenges and implement practical tips to help your values-driven business or social enterprise to thrive.

Elixirs of Youth, Compostable Packaging and Family Business Without Fighting – Kathryn Danzey

Kathryn sells beauty drinks worldwide and answers my questions about the claims of the vitality and nutraceutical industry, sustainable packaging and running a family business.

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.

Ruth Willis – looking for Sheffield’s Community Champions and a leadership philosophy

Ruth Willis on the Community Champions Awards which seek to recognise “unsung heroes.” Plus her philosophy of leadership and advice for other CEOs. And new, powerful stats about the value of freelancers to the UK’s economy.

From veteran to entrepreneur and employer plus the business benefits of working with Reservists and Veterans

Interviews with Lee Harris-Hamer of White Horse Cleaning Services and Phil Walton of The RFCA, on supporting entrepreneurship for veterans and the benefits of employing Reservists.

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 test creative business adventures with Highland Bagpipe teacher, James Carnegie

How and why James Carnegie left a corporate career to become a bagpipe teacher – and how listeners can experiment with new creative adventures.

What is Open Banking, how could it support your business and is your data safe?

Faith Reynolds on current and future use cases for Open Banking and how it could help businesses, social enterprises – and the financially vulnerable.

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.

Business Live 24 May: Changing Faces and Abbeydale Picture House

The UK’s leading charity offering support to everyone with a visible difference that affects their appearance AND how you can be part of Abbeydale Picture House.