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Welcome to the first series of the Impact podcast. Through my career as an athlete, broadcaster, business advisor and investor I get to meet a huge amount of people, from all walks of life. There are so many private conversations that I think are worth making public, putting a spotlight on people and organisations that have a pioneering spirit, and are motivated to make positive change. Having a catalogue of these conversations also appeals to the documentarian in me, so we can look back in ...
 
Welcome to the first series of the Endurance podcast with myself Mark Beaumont. I’m joined on many of the episodes by my friend and performance manager Laura Penhaul. We started recording these conversations as a research project for my new book, also called ‘Endurance’ & published by Global Cycling Network – so you can find many of these conversations written up in the ‘Wise Words’ sections of the book. The Endurance podcast is focussed on meeting the sports scientists, the support staff, t ...
 
Thinking of going on a big adventure? Want to travel the world? John Horsfall speaks to Adventurers and Explorers from all over the world. From Everest Climbers to Polar Explorers, World Record Holder and more. These Adventurers talk about their expeditions and intimate stories of their travels. We dive in deep to get an understanding of what drives these people to push the limits of human possibilities and surviving in the harshest of environments. Tune in each week and join Adventure Athle ...
 
An atypical piece of writing by Mark Twain, the short bawdy skit documents a conversion between Queen Elizabeth and several notable writers of the time, including Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Beaumont, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare. Despite first being published in 1880, the piece remained anonymous for a period of time, until it was later acknowledged by Twain in 1901 as his own. Comprised of humor, descriptive imagery, ribald connotations, and vulgar language, the faux conversation is ...
 
Refreshing Chats with Commercial Lawyers is a brand-new podcast series from legal recruitment specialists Realm Recruit. Each week, director Duane and commercial law recruitment specialist Rebecca will be joined by a different commercial lawyer to learn more about their path into the legal progression, their jobs day-to-day, their career successes and much more.
 
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In today's episode, we have Mark Beaumont, and he certainly has a few stories to tell; he is a British long-distance cyclist, broadcaster and author. he holds the record for cycling around the world, completing his 18,000-mile route in less than 79 days. Author of the bestseller, The man who cycled the world, amongst others. On today's podcast, we …
 
Caroline McKenna is the founder and CEO of Social Good Connect, whose mission is to make employee volunteering simple. What does that mean? Well, charities often don’t know how to talk to corporates, and businesses want to make positive impact in the communities they are a part of, but don’t know who to speak to. They need a match maker, someone wh…
 
Newly named 2 time Lions Courtney Lawes and Dan Biggar join us to celebrate Warren Gatland's Squad for South Africa 2021. What do we make of the 37 names? What does it tells about how we think the Lions will play? Who can feel most aggrieved to have missed out? PLUS news of our first Post Covid, Lions related Live Show. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy …
 
Insurance has some problems. It’s too complex, too expensive, and it doesn’t cover everyone. Our guest today, Rob Galbraith, the most interesting man in insurance and author of the book The End of Insurance as We Know It, says that tech can help though, but it must be relevant to the consumer’s needs. To support this hypothesis, he has coined the a…
 
Thanks for listening! To learn more about Praise Church and how you can get involved, head over to www.praisechurch.tv While you’re there, check out our virtual lobby where you will find ways to join us live online, fill out a next step card, join a small group, ask for prayer, or give online. We hope to connect with you soon!…
 
Henry Gold runs the travel company TDA Global Cycling which organises epic, expedition- length rides that cross continents. This is not an advert for his business, it’s a story of life filled with adventure. Henry is not an athlete and regards cycling as a means to an end. It was almost by accident he started a business which allows other adventure…
 
Matt Willcocks is the co-founder of Propel, whose tagline is to ‘change the world one personal best at a time.’ Focussed on sports-tec, they are helping build an inspiring ecosystem of businesses that are focussed on getting people active, improving wellbeing and improving athletic performance. https://propelteams.com https://twitter.com/WillcocksM…
 
This week, we caught up with Mark Hirst, Managing Partner and Head of Litigation at Bromleys Solicitors. Amongst other things, in our chat Mark talked to us about how Bromleys have fared during the pandemic, his route into the profession and his passion for Sale Sharks. About Mark Hirst Mark is a Senior and Managing Partner and Head of Litigation a…
 
Filmmaker Livia Simoka created and presented Channel 4’s ‘Extreme Tribe: The Last Pygmies’. The series followed her journey as she spent 5 months living with a pygmy hunter-gatherer tribe in the rain forests of the Congo, where she immersed herself with a family and became part of their tight nit community. On the Podcast, we talk about this incred…
 
In this episode, we talk about looking at various technologies and their impact on business and society. Our guest and digital speaker, Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, talks about cutting-edge tech like augmented reality and describes how wearables can be used by insurers to promote good health, which benefits both insurers and their clients. Microsoft Mesh…
 
In Episode 7 of Refreshing Chats with Commercial Lawyers, our guest is Marcin Durlak, co-founder and managing partner of IMD Solicitors. We spoke to Marcin about how he progressed from legal administrator to setting up his own law firm, the importance of diversity and tolerance and how he’s a member of Mensa! About Marcin Durlak Marcin is a joint-f…
 
In today's episode, we have Oli Broadhead a British Explorer and Adventure Photographer His previous expeditions include an attempted first ascent of a remote Sumatran mountain, a biodiversity survey of an un-researched tropical forest, and two months spent walking coast-to-coast across South India - sleeping in fields frequented by tigers and faci…
 
Shailesh Maingi is the Founder and Chairman of Kineticos, an award-winning organization supporting Biopharmaceutical and Precision Medicine firms. Andrew McNeill is the Managing Partner of Eos Advisory, who support this podcast series – and who back early stage businesses that impact the world in science, engineering and technology. There is a new …
 
Former Royal Marine Commando Ian Finch, is an adventure and outdoor brand photographer & expedition guide whose been travelling to remote environments for over 10 years. Ian's desire to record, capture or lead expeditions in unfamiliar corners of the globe is driven by an passion to learn about heritage and traditions from the native cultures that …
 
In this episode, we talk about high-performance computing (HPC). HPC is important in many industries and lets us work with data at scale, operate on large media files, work with large AI and ML workloads, and run big batches of worker jobs. Tim Carroll, Director for HPC & AI for Research at Microsoft, and Evan Burness, Principal Program Manager for…
 
Josh Bayliss is a professional rugby player for Bath Rugby. Josh broke into the first team at the Rec a couple of years ago and has gone from strength to strength since. He is now one of Bath's leading players, particularly in a season so fragmented with international call ups. His efforts are not only appreciated by his club but also by Gregor Tow…
 
George Kefford is a young Anglo-Australian explorer and writer specialising in human-powered journeys: often by foot; sometimes by kayak. At the age of 17, he walked the Holy Lands, alone, across Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. On the Podcast, we talk about this expedition and how he has recently returned from Morocco. After studying Arabic in Rabat…
 
Thanks for listening! To learn more about Praise Church and how you can get involved, head over to www.praisechurch.tv While you’re there, check out our virtual lobby where you will find ways to join us live online, fill out a next step card, join a small group, ask for prayer, or give online. We hope to connect with you soon!…
 
James Mitchell and Carolina Larrazabal are the founding couple behind BuildX Studio, based out of Nariobi, Kenya. ‘Building a radically better tomorrow’ is their company tagline and the best way of defining their lifes work. With backgrounds in architecture and design, James, Carolina and their team are trail blazing with new materials in construct…
 
He has twenty five world-firsts to his credit, including the first person to reach the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda by paddle board. In his twenties, Dean lost his sight but found adventure and in this podcast he shares some of his greatest stories. ExtremeDreams.co.uk Dean-Talks.com YouTube Twitter If you enjoy this podcast, please supp…
 
This week, Rebecca and Duane speak to Karen Bexley and Rebecca Peck, Co-founder and Partner at Bexley Beaumont. In their conversation, they chatted about Karen and Rebecca’s route into the profession, the pros and cons of working for a fee-sharing law firm and how Karen and her business partner Anna Beaumont set up Bexley Beaumont during the pandem…
 
Will Copestake’s adventures have taken him across the Great Walks of New Zealand, A Crossing of Iceland and several expeditions to Kayak amongst the Patagonian fjords. Most notably, Will was named both Scottish and UK Adventurer of the year (2015) for his 364-day solo circumnavigation of Scotland by kayak and a continuous ascent of all 282 winter M…
 
Thanks for listening! To learn more about Praise Church and how you can get involved, head over to www.praisechurch.tv While you’re there, check out our virtual lobby where you will find ways to join us live online, fill out a next step card, join a small group, ask for prayer, or give online. We hope to connect with you soon!…
 
Most organizations producing software are moving their workloads to the cloud. In doing so they are typically choosing between 3 modes of cloud service, especially regarding their product architecture. The 3 main models for cloud offerings are IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. Moving solutions to the cloud, or building a cloud-native solution, requires rethink…
 
This week's guest on 'Refreshing Chats with Commercial Lawyers' is Stephen Attree, Corporate and Commercial Lawyer and Owner of MLP Law. In their chat, Duane and Rebecca speak to Stephen about MLP Law’s company culture (or as they put it, their ‘DNA’), dispelling the idea of the ‘traditional’ route into the legal profession and Stephen's love of ho…
 
In today's episode, we have Iris Berger. Iris is a 24-year-old conservation scientist and National Geographic Young Explorer, interested in interdisciplinary topics that contribute to reconciling nature conservation and human well-being. We talk about a crazy expedition out of university to cycle across Bolivia as well as talking about her research…
 
In episode 4, our guest is Louise Hebborn, Partner and Head of Commercial Litigation at Stephensons In Rebecca and Duane’s conversation with Louise, they talked about her career at Stephensons, gender equality, and her childhood dream of becoming a football manager! About Louise Hebborn Louise is a Partner and Head of Stephensons’ Legal 500 Commerc…
 
Who is Nick Butter? Ultrarunner Nick Butter recently set a world record, becoming the first person in history to run a marathon in every single country globally - 196 marathons in all 196 nations. On Today's podcast, we talk about this unbelievable achievement. This episode has it all, from running in Iran to being used as a drug mule getting into …
 
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Kohei Kurihara, co-founder of Privacy by Design Lab and President of the Tokyo chapter of the Government Blockchain Association, helps us understand the difference between public and private blockchain and talks about how blockchain can be used in data privacy scenarios, how blockchain fits into the larger IT ecosystem, and which industries are tak…
 
In episode 3, our guest is Simon Gerrard, Partner and Head of Insolvency at Prosperity Law. Amongst other things, Duane and Rebecca spoke to Simon all about the importance of maintaining team culture, his time working in Melbourne and his beaglier Chester. About Simon Gerrard Simon is a Partner and Head of Insolvency at Prosperity Law. After workin…
 
In today's episode, we have Mollie Hughes a British sports adventurer and explorer who in 2017 broke the world record for becoming the youngest woman to climb both sides of Mount Everest and in 2020 became the youngest woman to ski solo to the South Pole. In this podcast, we talk about those expeditions and the highs and lows of solo travel. We tal…
 
Thanks for listening! To learn more about Praise Church and how you can get involved, head over to www.praisechurch.tv While you’re there, check out our virtual lobby where you will find ways to join us live online, fill out a next step card, join a small group, ask for prayer, or give online. We hope to connect with you soon!…
 
In episode 2, Duane and Rebecca speak to Scott Birchall, Commercial Litigation Solicitor and Director at Smooth Commercial Law. Topics of conversations include the pros and cons of working for a boutique law firm, the importance of having a healthy work-life balance and Scott’s lockdown guilty pleasures. About Scott Birchall Scott is an experienced…
 
In this week's podcast, we have Charlie Young, forced to grow up in a wetsuit and spent every weekend at the beach with her family exploring rock pools and hidden coves. She has a lust for adventure and diving. Charlie has spent the last 3 years travelling the world conducting research on human impacts in our oceans. In 2018, Charlie joined scienti…
 
By his own admission Kevin Webber is not a great runner, yet he has tackled some of the world's most challenging multi-day races. His moment of inspiration came from a very dark place, after being diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer. He was told he had two years to live - six years ago. In this podcast Kevin mixes stories of adventure with insp…
 
Acknowledging the pandemic in the UK is presenting some unique challenges. Andrew Busby, the founder of Retail Reflections and co-founder of SafePrem, talks about how is the pandemic is impacting retail in the UK and across the world and the digital technologies and trends retailers are specifically using that are really making a difference right n…
 
In our very first episode of Refreshing Chats with Commercial Lawyers, our guest is Steve Kuncewicz, Partner and Head of Creative, Digital and Marketing at BLM in Manchester and London. Rebecca and Duane caught up with Steve a few weeks back in the midst of lockdown 3.0 to talk all about his unconventional route into the law, the benefits of workin…
 
On the Podcast this week, we have Katie, an adventurer and former model. It started as a chat-up line and turned into a life-changing trek along the great wall of China. This adventure sparked her adventurous spirit and led her to another record-breaking adventure across the Patagonian Ice Cap, which proved a near-death experience. She sat down wit…
 
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