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The Hero Show, a weekly podcast of OSI, explores the lives and achievements of heroes who have shaped our world, with Andrew Bernstein and Robert Begley. From freedom fighters, to pathbreaking scientists and inventors, to entrepreneurs and industrialists, these men and women can enlighten us, inspire us, and help us to be the best versions of ourselves today and in the future.
 
Welcome to Big Business. Business stories and anecdotes from a leading financial Journalist. I’ve spent much of my life writing and making films about business bosses. This Pod’s gossipy, irreverent, informative and fun. Big business is on every week at 11am (GMT) on Wednesdays. If you like the feed .. please don’t forget to click the subscriber button to follow all new content.
 
A small play in three acts. A kind of comic tragedy. The plot tells the story of the interaction between two very different families in rural England just after the end of the First World War. Squire Hillcrist lives in the manor house where his family has lived for generations. He has a daughter, Jill, who is in her late teens; and a wife, Amy, as well as servants and retainers. He is "old money", although his finances are at a bit of low ebb. The other family is the "nouveau riche" Hornblow ...
 
MOMPRENEUR SPACE LIVE Show (formerly Mother Industrialist LIVE Show) where the host, Kenneth Choo brings on a different successful Mompreneur each week to share insights that other Mompreneurs or soon-to-be Mompreneurs can be inspired and learn from. The mission is to empower mothers to be entrepreneurs! Connect with me on:- FB: https://www.facebook.com/motherindustrialist/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/kenneth_motherindustrialist/ YouTube: bit.ly/MompreneurSpaceYouTube
 
Kirkus Reviews - "A complex thriller that offers new revelations up until the very end. The book’s science-fiction element drives the major plot twists, but the most engaging scenes are those in which readers learn the real relationships and histories between the characters."1941On the eve of America’s entry into World War II, Nazi Germany is developing a new weapon of unprecedented power, one that will give them ultimate victory over all the nations of the world. But the war turns against t ...
 
The shortest novel by far of Charles Dickens', Hard Times is also one of his most idea based works. In it, he launches a scathing attack on the prevailing fashion of believing in Utilitarianism, a philosophy that proposed the goal of society should be “the greatest good for the greatest number of people.” Dickens felt that such a philosophy saw people as mere statistics and not as individuals. The novel was published in serial form in his magazine Household Words. It is also the only novel w ...
 
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Introduction to the Big Business Podcast with John Swinfield. More episodes within the series will follow every Wednesday at 11am (GMT). Next episode is a two part series on the legendary tycoon businessman Robert Maxwell when John was interviewing and filming him for a one hour documentary that aired on Channel 4 and the international television n…
 
“No one could doubt that we had seen an achievement of man in his capacity as a rational being—an achievement of reason, of logic, of mathematics, of total dedication to the absolutism of reality.” —Ayn Rand on Apollo 11 Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be cove…
 
Justice Clarence Thomas is an American hero. He understands that the principle of justice applies to the term “equality” in one way: equality before the law. Thomas proudly defends the U.S. Constitution as “the very thing that protects our liberties.” His rise from the poverty-stricken backwoods of Georgia to becoming a supreme court judge in Washi…
 
After the lowest point in baseball history, the 1919 Chicago Black Sox gambling scandal, Babe Ruth stepped into the limelight and saved the sport. He became one of the primary figures who made the "Roaring 20s" roar, giving hope to millions of people during the Great Depression. His rise from an “incorrigible and vicious” youth—in an orphanage—to t…
 
Clint Eastwood’s films boldly illustrate the virtue of justice. His character single-handedly prevents criminals from running rampant in places where laws are loosely enforced. Whether in his Westerns or his more contemporary films, we see a laconic individual who acts for his own sake. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re liste…
 
In 1809, though the two men had never met, President James Madison wrote to General John Stark in recognition of “the part you bore as a hero and a patriot in establishing the independence of our country.” More than a quarter century after the Revolutionary War, it was still common knowledge that Stark, as Madison put it, was “a champion in so glor…
 
“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” —Shakespeare Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://w…
 
“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” —Shakespeare Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://w…
 
“It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.” —E. H. Harriman Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: https://twitter.com/…
 
“All actual heroes are essential men, And all men possible heroes.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: ht…
 
“You must not fool yourself—and you are the easiest person to fool.” —Richard Feynman Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: https://twit…
 
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a he…
 
“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” —Andrew Carnegie Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebo…
 
“A man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.” —Andrew Carnegie Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. F…
 
Lenin crafted the one-party state and the killing machine that would carry out Russia’s Red Terror. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter…
 
“Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life.” —Jackie Robinson Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@Object…
 
“There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation—veneer isn't worth anything.” —George Washington Carver Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook…
 
My Dark Path explores the fringes of history, science, and the paranormal. In every episode, MF Thomas illuminates a topic taken from dark corners of our world. Combining his personal, on-location research with insights from experts, researchers and historians, every episode will intrigue, excite, and perhaps, send a shiver down your spine. Subscri…
 
Never to make a line I have not heard in my own heart; yet, with all modesty To say: “My soul, be satisfied with flowers, with fruit, with weeds even; but gather them in the one garden you may call your own.” —Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest…
 
George Westinghouse made train travel safe, harnessed the energy of natural gas, and revolutionized the electricity industry, this last with the help of brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to J…
 
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” —Thomas Edison Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: https://twitter.c…
 
“Genetic modification is not some kind of witchcraft; rather, it is the progressive harnessing of the forces of nature to the benefit of feeding the human race.” —Norman Borlaug Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@Objec…
 
In this episode, I have invited Eliz Foo who is the Founder of ELCO (Eliz & Co) where we will be talking about "How Resilient Is Your Business" Eliz have been in banking since 2007 at a very young age and she has been coaching and leading teams of bankers on insurance advisory. From 2011 to 2018, she had been in the UOB Privilege Reserve - High Net…
 
In this episode, I have invited Coach Ruch who is a Executive/Life Coach, Keynote Speaker and a Lawyer where we will be talking about "How to build up a positive & emotional resilience during a pandemic" Ruchi is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and a Lawyer by training. She helps high-potential professionals build emotional resilience and a posi…
 
“Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.” —Thomas Jefferson Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like …
 
In this episode, I have invited Sophia Loy who is is the founder and owner of Petite Bakehouse where we will be talking about "I am a GO-GIVER Mompreneur" Petite Bakehouse is a bakery specialising in hand crafted petite pastries which is halal and healthier. Sophia began her baking journey in 2010. She rented a kitchen and started to create petite …
 
In this episode, I have invited Melody Lim who is a Partner of MDdiaperbags LLP & Mary Kay sales director where we will be talking about "Self-Love is the Best Business Model" Melody is an accountant by training, having graduated from the Nanyang Technological University. She is currently a Sales Director in Mary Kay overseeing a team of Beauty Con…
 
“All honor to Jefferson—to the man who, in the concrete pressure of a struggle for national independence by a single people, had the coolness, forecast, and capacity to introduce into a merely revolutionary document, an abstract truth, applicable to all men and all times, and so to embalm it there, that to-day, and in all coming days, it shall be a…
 
In this episode, I have invited Lisa who is a working mom and also a founder of a homegrown maternity wear label, Stillen Maternity where we will be talking about "Roles VS Responsibility" Lisa is the founder of Stillen Maternity, a homegrown maternity wear label designed to cater to the needs of new moms and moms-to-be in the corporate world. At t…
 
In this episode, I have invited Eve Phua who is an entrepreneur & Mary Kay Senior Sales Director. Eve had trained who had 50 Beauty Consultants in her unit and conducted more than 300 beauty workshops with 1500 participants in the past 4 years with the focus on Skincare analysis, consultation, solution and makeover. You can connect with her on:- ww…
 
“It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.” —Galileo Galilei Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: ht…
 
In this episode, I have invited Sarah Lee who is a Financial Controller and an entrepreneur where we will be talking about "Why You Should Always Have A Plan B" Sarah is a Financial Controller with a US NYSE listed company, incharged of regional finance activities of subsidiary in Singapore. She is also a Licensed Corporate secretary and registered…
 
In this episode, I have invited Kris Lee who is a CFO with a Telecommunication company, Chartered Accountant graduated from ACCA, Member of Singapore Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA Singapore) and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants United Kingdom (FCCA). She is also an Entrepreneur of a Global Franchise Biz and a Mother of 2 …
 
Michelangelo devoted every fiber of his being to the arts, becoming not only one of history’s greatest sculptors, but also one its most notable painters and architects. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStand…
 
In this episode, I have invited Elsa Yong who is an entrepreneur & founder of PerfecTen Corporate Services Pte Ltd. We will be talking about "The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers In Business" Elsa is a Chartered Accountant, graduated from ACCA. She is a member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (CA Singapore) and The Association of C…
 
In this episode, I have invited 2 amazing mompreneurs, Michelle Tay & Serene Wu who are the co-founders of Love Bonds! Love Bonds was birthed from an idea to help parents encourage intentional conversations about values and eventually cultivating habits of meaningful conversations that will give the child opportunities to share about his/her though…
 
Leonardo da Vinci was not only one of history’s most innovative painters, he was proficient in practically every area of intellectual and cultural achievement, including mathematics, geometry, physics, engineering, anatomy, botany, geology, geography, cartography, music, sculpture, and architecture. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever…
 
In this episode, I have invited Rachel Pang who's the CEO, Entrepreneur and Speaker where we will be talking about "How Livestream Commerce Can Drive Business Success" Rachel Pang is the epitome of symbiotic balance between being an entrepreneur, a mother and having an active social life. She manages an established marketing agency, OG Group, is wo…
 
In this episode, I have invited See Shir Li who is the Executive Director of Greendot Media Pte Ltd where we will be talking about how to "Juggle parenting and navigate your business through COVID" See Shir Li founded Greendot Media Pte Ltd in March 2008 and she is a serial entrepreneur since 1999. As an avid investor in business, Shir Li holds sha…
 
In this episode, I will be inviting Valen Tan who is the founder of Social Gifting where we will be talking about "How To Nurture Your Kids To Have A Giving Heart" Inspired by her 3 children, Valen decided to pursue a career in the Social Service Sector. In 2015, she left the private sector and took up a Fundraising role in the Social Service Secto…
 
“Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.” —Thomas Sowell Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/…
 
In this episode, I have invited Leesa Landry who is is an author,speaker and empowerment educator as well as the host of the podcast “The Gift of Divorce- Conversations to heal, teach & Inspire” where we will be talking about "How To Balance Motherhood & Business Without Guilt" Though she is recognized as an Expressive Art Therapist and Certified N…
 
In this episode, I have invited Carol Gockel who is an Author, Speaker, Coach, Community Leader & Change Maker where we will be talking about "How to be a confident change maker mom" These are the words that described Carol Gockel’s work yet those words aren’t in her vocabulary as a female growing up in Singapore. Hailed from a working class family…
 
In this episode, I have invited Lise Chew who is a lawyer-turned-entrepreneur, speaker and writer. She has managed and developed family businesses in the health and beauty industry for over 8 years, and has found her calling in branding. She has her own branding consultancy, The Brand AdvantEdge, and has made it her mission to serve businesses by b…
 
“We had vision. We saw the vast possibilities of the oil industry, stood at the center of it, and brought our knowledge and imagination and business experience to bear in a dozen, in twenty, in thirty directions.” —John D. Rockefeller Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic fig…
 
In this episode, I have invited Zoe Chu who is a parenting speaker, author and baby and child sleep expert who has a mission to empower tired and sleep deprived parents to get back their precious sleep for the entire family. She has helped transformed the lives of thousands of families all around the world through her Simple 5 Steps System to a Bet…
 
In this episode, I have invited May Ng who is the Founder of Supermom TV and an author of Money DROP From Sky Formula. She is a mom of 2 beautiful boys and a former Real Estate agent. After being a mom, her real estate income plummeted because she started prioritizing her baby and family. She no longer enjoyed being out working on her weeknights an…
 
Cecilia Payne broke open the male-dominated field of astronomy, inspiring young women to pursue scientific careers. Vivien Thomas pioneered life-saving surgical techniques, despite racial prejudices that unjustly deprived him of financial rewards and due praise. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d …
 
Renee Tan is the Founder & MD of HashTaqs Pte Ltd which uplifts businesses in brand transformation & marketing advisory & implementation online & offline. She founded HER Entrepreneur, an Omni channel media platform that inspires, educates, empowers & connects entrepreneurs, leaders, government & investors across Asia. H.E.R stands for “Harnessing …
 
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