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Escaping Lockdown is a podcast series hosted by Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Aberdeen Business School. Join Professor J. Ignacio Canales as he interviews global business leaders and entrepreneurs on how the business community have used lockdown as an opportunity for positive change and innovation during these uncertain times.
 
Aberdeen University Weightlifting Club Podcast. Aims to inform members and friends of the club about the clubs activities, achievements and plans. We also discuss topics of Powerlifting & Weightlifting relevant to club training sessions between ourselves and other members.
 
The Gifford Lectures—held regularly at the four ancient Scottish universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews and Aberdeen—were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford, a Senator of the College of Justice, who died in 1887. His bequest allows the University to invite notable scholars to deliver a series of public lectures on themes related to ‘natural theology’, broadly construed. The 2018 Lectures held in Aberdeen were delivered by world-renowned biblical scholar Professor NT Wri ...
 
Here at The Kindness Podcast, we are on a mission to teach the world about the transformative power of kindness! Tell us your Kindness Story by leaving a voicemail at (701)428-1122. Our host, Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her books, speaking events and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North D ...
 
From its ancient origins in the 1495 founding of King’s College through to thriving global endeavours in 2020, the University of Aberdeen boasts a historic legacy spanning 525 years of leading and engaging with intellectual currents of the wider world. Yet quatercentenary and quincentennial memorial histories of the University of Aberdeen portray the institution from a regional and national perspective. The Aberdeen University librarian between 1894 and 1926, Peter John Anderson (1853-1926), ...
 
For over a century, the Gifford Lectures have enabled international scholars to contribute to the advancement of theological and philosophical thought. The Gifford Lectureships, which are held at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrews, were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford, a Senator of the College of Justice, who died in 1887. The 2012 Edinburgh Gifford lectures is a series of six lectures delivered by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, The University of ...
 
Part 1: The History The Doric tongue so common in the North-East is part of the Scots Language. But where did this language come from, and what makes the Doric special? Our two academics Professors Smith and Millar guide the discussion. Part 2: The Present North East Scots has experienced a tumultuous time of late. Join Sheena Blackhall the famed Doric poet and our two academics Professors Smith and Millar to explore how the Doric came to be the way it is. Part 3: The Future What does the fu ...
 
Jon Weatherly serves as Professor of New Testament and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cincinnati Christian University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1990. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, he holds degrees from CCU and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and received the Ph.D. in New Testament exegesis from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Jon has written two books and edited a third. He is the author of several articles that have appeared in scholar ...
 
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Josh Neumann is on a mission to end bullying and teach the world to speak through kind lips. He’s created his own lip balm company -- kind lips -- to spread the message, and it’s working! Kind Lips has been featured by Ellen, Forbes, and Reader’s Digest just to name a few. Learn more about his mission to end bullying at www.kindlips.com.…
 
Kevin Williams has been Chick-fil-A franchisee for 28 years. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Management Information Systems degree. Kevin began his career in banking prior to his career with Chick-fil-A. He was first introduced to the Chick-fil-A brand by the founder Truett Cathy as a teenager when he spoke to his church. Kevin o…
 
Jackie Moore received her Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Psychology, but it’s real life that has been her greatest teacher. Three years ago she launched Jordyn's Summer Shirt Project to teach Jordyn, her daughter with autism, job skills. Jordyn has not only learned valuable work skills, she’s also encouraging people to be kind to everyone. Fin…
 
Dr. Neal Nybo has been in the kindness business for more than 20 years. As a pastor, trainer, speaker and author, he moves more goodness into people’s lives by teaching them the power of micro-actions. Learn more about Neal and his new guide and workbook, Workplace Positivity (co-authored by Kindness Podcast host, Nicole Phillips) at https://www.ne…
 
Kim and Penn Holderness have been married for 16 years. For seven of those years, they have chronicled their marriage and their family with funny music videos, vlogs, skits, and a podcast. Their videos have garnered over a billion views worldwide. Penn and Kim honed their storytelling skills with 25 combined years in the TV news business. When the …
 
Linda Cohen has been a “kindness catalyst” for over a decade. A nationally recognized kindness expert and professional speaker, she works with a wide variety of businesses and associations on the ROI of Kindness. Cohen offers insight into why kindness matters so much in the workplace now more than ever. It's imperative to your bottom line. Her firs…
 
In this year of the 525th anniversary of the University of Aberdeen, its Department of Economics is also celebrating an anniversary – the centenary of the Jaffrey Chair in Political Economy. This podcast by Economics Professor Keith Bender highlights the life of Sir Thomas Jaffrey Bt, the early 20th century Aberdonian banker and philanthropist who …
 
Cairns Craig, Glucksman Professor of Irish and Scottish Studies, recounts the influence of the first holder of the chair in English Literature at Aberdeen University, Professor H.J.C. Grierson. Grierson was closely involved with major poets of the early twentieth century, such as W.B. Yeats and T.S. Eliot, because of the influence of his edition of…
 
Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question (“What are pajamas?”) changed the course of her life forever. Genevieve jumped off the corporate ladder and began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters. In 2001, she founded Pajama Program (https://pajamap…
 
Nicki Koziarz is a two-time ECPA bestselling author and speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries. She speaks nationally at conferences, retreats, and meetings and hosts her own podcast. An evangelist at heart, Nicki inspires others to become the best version of who God created them to be. Nicki and her husband and three girls run a small farm just outsi…
 
Transcript for this episode is available online, here. Speakers: Dr Kathryn Martin (Lecturer at the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen) and Marjory D’Arcy (Chair of Grampian 50+ Network). We discuss the benefits of walking and how walking groups such as Grampian 50+ Network can have a positive impact on the physical and me…
 
It’s hard to imagine how many times Micah Tyler spent his days wondering ‘what’s next,’ while driving a sausage delivery truck across southeast Texas. Surely he was questioning his own discernment to quit his youth pastor gig, sell half of what he owned to move his family into a single-wide trailer, and start traveling the region performing songs h…
 
Sissy Goff, M.Ed., LPC-MHSP is the Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee, where she works alongside her counseling assistant/pet therapist, Lucy the Havanese. Since 1993, she has been helping girls and their parents find confidence in who they are and hope in who God is making them to b…
 
A conversation with Dr Chris Croly, Public Engagement Manager and Dr Malcolm Harvey, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. In this episode the discussion is around events after the recent US Presidential election and the inauguration of Joe Biden as 46th President of the United States of America. The discussion touches on the election p…
 
Rob Feakins spent his career as a writer and chief creative officer at some of the most respected advertising agencies in America. He has creatively led and won awards on some of the most recognized global brands in the world including: Target, Citibank, P&G, BMW, Porsche, Four Seasons, and Volvo to name a few. In 2015, Rob founded his company For …
 
This podcast explores the life and influence of the Rev. James Ramsay, an Anglican priest, ship’s surgeon, and pioneering abolitionist who was educated at King’s College between 1749 and 1753. Ramsay’s anti-slavery convictions were born out of the experience of fifteen years as a preacher and medical attendant to the enslaved population of the isla…
 
Carol McCloud, the “Bucket Lady,” is the author of ten books, which began with the blockbuster Have you Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids in 2006. By trade, Carol is a speaker, author and certified emotional intelligence trainer. Her books have sold three million copies and have been translated into many different languages…
 
Kindness is making a comeback in the new documentary, The Antidote, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Nicole talks with the award-winning producers, Kahane Cooperman and John Hoffman, about the film that explores how intentional kindness can transform society. Learn more at https://theantidotemovie.com.…
 
Dr. Gary Chapman is an author, speaker, pastor, and counselor. He has a passion for people and for helping them build lasting relationships. He is an internationally recognized marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. The 5 Love Languages is one of his most popular titles—it has been translated into 50 languages and has sold more than …
 
In 1773 James Beattie, professor of Moral Philosophy and Logic at Marischal College, Aberdeen, visited London to petition (successfully) for a royal pension on the back of his sudden fame as author of An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, In Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism (1770), an attack on the ‘infidelity’ of the times, and t…
 
Award winning singer/songwriter Nicole Lewis’ pursuit of kindness is not only evident in her music but also in her training as a physical therapist; both in her work with elderly patients and in her music, she states that she has always found value in her desire to contribute as a healer … and views music as one of the greatest healing tools. Her n…
 
An entrepreneur, advocate, and former Chairman & CEO of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, TJ Nelligan is a man of action who has made it his life’s mission to benefit others. Inspired after his son’s sudden passing, TJ has written, Live Like Sean, which provides a first-person perspective of seeing the world through the eyes of his special-needs…
 
The intellectual history of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society, known as the ‘Wise Club’ after its founding in 1758, maps onto the institutional history of King’s and Marischal colleges in the eighteenth century. The proceedings of philosophical and literary societies were woven into the fabric of eighteenth-century Scottish Enlightenment intellect…
 
The endowment of a chair in Mathematics in 1613 was one of Duncan Liddel's most important legacies for Marischal College. After a life of study in Poland and Northern Germany, and a career of over ten years at one of Germany's famous Protestant reform universities in Helmstedt, under the patronage of Julius of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Liddel returne…
 
Corey Harnish has dreams, goals, & aspirations for the future and he’s taking action! He’s made a commitment to increase the overall well-being of the world and instill happiness within the hearts and minds of individuals everywhere. Corey is on a mission to build an ecosystem of social impact entertainment projects that are helping make this world…
 
If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses… think again. Straight No Chaser is back with some Christmas cheer. The a cappella group released a new holiday album, appropriately titled Social Christmasing, on November 6. Social Christmasi…
 
Laura Schroff is an international and #1 bestselling author and keynote speaker. Since the launch of her books, An Invisible Thread, An Invisible Thread Young Readers’ Edition, An Invisible Thread Christmas Story, and Angels on Earth, Laura has become a passionate and compelling voice on the power of acts of kindness and human connections. Laura is…
 
A conversation with Dr Chris Croly, Public Engagement Manager with Marylee Anderson, Chaplain to the University and Dr Louise Page, Lecturer. The discussion ranges over the unique and fascinating history of Kings College Chapel as well as the special place that the Chapel has in the hearts and minds of the community of the University of Aberdeen.…
 
Beth Walker has partnered with her husband for twenty years, in leadership and ministry both on and off the football field. Beth is passionate about encouraging women to pursue their individual callings from God. In her first book, Lessons from the Sidelines (September 2020) and on her blog by the same title, Beth offers practical advice for other …
 
Just a few short years ago, Christy Hughes decided it was time to make some changes. This self-described fearful, shy introvert walked right out of her comfort zone and discovered something wonderful! She’s on a mission to help people unlock their own courage and compassion through her online community called, The Brave Kind. You can find Christy a…
 
Jack Eason serves ministries and non profits throughout the United States and around the world sharing principles for fundraising, growth and development, board governance, and other areas of ministry leadership. He enjoys serving as one of the pastors at Cross Roads Baptist Church in the Upstate of South Carolina as well as the of Crossover CUPS M…
 
From its inception the purpose of Marischal College is fascinating. Most historical discussion has centred on its being a more seriously ‘Protestant’ alternative to the Episcopal (by which many mean crypto-Catholic) King’s College in Old Aberdeen. Unfortunately, this does not hold up to scrutiny. Founded as a civic university that catered to the so…
 
In a time when businesses are trying to do more with less, one restaurant chain is extending its Southern hospitality. Sonny’s Barbeque appointed its first CKO - Chief Kindness Officer earlier this year. Kennon Adkinson is the guy who gets to Q the Kindness! Learn more at sonnysbbq.com or through the hashtag #Qthekindness.…
 
Brad Aronson knows the transformative power of kindness. When his wife, Mia, was diagnosed with leukemia, Brad began caring for his wife and walking their young son through the journey. But they didn’t walk alone. Brad was so overwhelmed by the abundance of kindness that he began taking note - literally. Then he began to collect the stories of peop…
 
King’s College has a prehistory. Dr Jackson Armstrong (Senior Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen) sheds new light on the founding of King’s College as a kingdom-building endeavour that underscored Scottish engagement with the age of the renaissance. This involved the tenure of Archdeacon John Barbour at the medieval cathedral of St Machar’…
 
Speakers: Professor Corri Black (Director of the Centre for Health Data Science, University of Aberdeen), Dr Nick Fluck (Medical Director for NHS Grampian), Dr Graham Osler (Health intelligence Analyst, NHS Grampian) and Dr Dimitra Blana (Lecturer in Health Data Science, University of Aberdeen). Leading figures from the University of Aberdeen and N…
 
Mary Katherine Backstrom is a viral blogger, speaker, and author. She offers humor and spiritual inspiration to anyone in the trenches of this messy, beautiful life. MK is the dynamic personality behind Mom Babble, a growing community of 600,000+ followers. She has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and awarded The Today Show Iris Award. Joi…
 
As a singer and songwriter, Austin Atteberry has always had a love affair with music. But while spending time as a volunteer at a children’s hospital, he witnessed the power of music to heal. He created The Sing Me a Story Foundation to connect thousands of songwriters with children in need throughout the world. Learn more at SingMeAStory.org.…
 
As an Emmy Award winning journalist, Lu Parker has worked in the television news business as an anchor and reporter for more than two decades. She currently anchors several news shows at KTLA in Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational speaker, author, former Miss USA, animal advocate, and founder of Be Kind & Co., a lifestyle media brand that ins…
 
Laura Formentini’s curious and empathic personality has led her to travel the world and bring aid wherever she goes, be it in the form of raising funds to renovate an entire orphanage in Kenya, a run-down clinic in Malawi, or Co-Found an animal sanctuary in Sicily, Italy. She is also a nonprofit photographer who has worked with countless organizati…
 
“You get what you celebrate.” That’s the powerful lesson former Home Depot CEO Frank Blake learned while engineering a corporate turnaround. While he has spent most of his life in the business world, Frank and former Home Depot VP Brad Shaw decided to take a crazy turn and create an organization to celebrate people who are doing something right. Wi…
 
We are mixing things up a little bit for this episode of The Kindness Podcast. Nicole’s friend and fellow kindness advocate, Nathan Hofer from Lost & Found, has offered to take over the microphone to interview Nicole about her new book, The Negativity Remedy: Unlocking More Joy, Less Stress and Better Relationships Through Kindness. You can find it…
 
Penn and Kim Holderness have produced more than 100 videos since the global pandemic started, including over 50 songs - some with multiple tracks in a medley format. Their videos on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram have garnered over 365 million views from all over the globe! They receive thousands of comments per day from viewers thanking them for…
 
Debbie Matenopoulos has consistently proven herself to be a versatile talent in the entertainment industry. For nearly two decades, this five-time Emmy® nominee has successfully sustained her career as a compelling journalist, talk show host, lifestyle expert, and bestselling cookbook author. She has become one of the most recognized and respected …
 
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