242 episodes

The Industry Angel Podcast is THE most diverse business podcast out there!
Ian Farrar interviews Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Social Influencers, Marketing Guru's, Sales Rockstars, Motivational Speakers and even the odd Adventurer or two!
We share actionable advice from speakers that keeps you ahead of the pack.

Industry Angel Business Podcast Ian Farrar

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    • 4.8 • 121 Ratings

The Industry Angel Podcast is THE most diverse business podcast out there!
Ian Farrar interviews Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Social Influencers, Marketing Guru's, Sales Rockstars, Motivational Speakers and even the odd Adventurer or two!
We share actionable advice from speakers that keeps you ahead of the pack.

    237 Hey, Westminster - Don't Blame the Victims

    237 Hey, Westminster - Don't Blame the Victims

    It's once again time for us to talk about the support needed in the micro and small business sector. 
    Ian and Tony chatted about the campaigning that ourselves and our friends have been doing this year and The Micro Business Alliance and what that means to YOU.
    Many business owners are still struggling financially and mentally. We (you reading this) as a collective can help them💪🏼
    Together We are Mighty.
     
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    • 59 min
    236 Melissa, Judith & Lisa | Setting up a Social Enterprise

    236 Melissa, Judith & Lisa | Setting up a Social Enterprise

    Entrepreneurs helping to improve communities across South Tyneside are to receive a welcome funding boost.  The Social Enterprise Boost (SEB) Fund will provide grants of up to £10,000 to the borough’s social entrepreneurs!
    Delivered by Project North East (PNE), the programme aims to kick-start and accelerate social enterprises in South Tyneside. This will include the provision of finance to those already improving their communities through their work and those with aspirations of following in their footsteps.
     
    Hear from;
    Melissa Middleton - business support coordinator at PNE provides an overview of the Social boost programme
    Lisa Cryer - founder of Jarrow-based BlueJay Wellness CIC talks about her business journey. Delivering yoga, mindfulness and science courses to young people in schools across South Tyneside, BlueJay Wellness has itself received supported from PNE and South Tyneside Council in the past and Lisa believes the Social Boost programme will be key to encouraging more people to set up and grow their own social enterprises.
    Judith Wheatley - business adviser from Tedco who also offer free start-up support to would-be entrepreneurs across the borough.
    AND a few of our amazing third sector heroes, based here in the borough!
     
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    • 1 hr
    Marius Capra | The Business of Tarot

    Marius Capra | The Business of Tarot

    Budding entrepreneur, eloquent linguist, and ever-inquisitive spiritualist.
    Marius Capra is a continuously developing tarot reader and astrologer with a mission to clarify the 'languages of the universe' in his business practice, providing transformative answers to the questions of the subconscious for clients around the world. 
     
    Ian & Marius discuss...
    Founding a spiritual business Finding magick An introduction to tarot Feeling drawn to certain areas Following your path The divorce between business and spirituality Astrology Trusting your intuition Stigma within spirituality Psychology and spirituality Being open to new experiences Connecting to the elements Marketing for spirituality How tarot can help your therapeutic journey Connecting with your inner child Including BONUS live audience tarot readings!
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Alison Gwynn | Opportunities in TV and Film

    Alison Gwynn | Opportunities in TV and Film

    Alison Gwynn is Chief Executive at North East Screen, Alison is leading the resurgence of the TV and Film industry in the North East.
    After an investment of at least £37m, North East Screen (formerly Northern Film + Media), the screen industries development agency for the North-East, launched its new name, brand and programme of events earlier this year.
    The agency is now gearing up to meet the challenge of increasing activity by creating new partnerships, rebranding their successful business model, and creating vibrant industry sector communities.
    This will enhance and develop the skills that make the North East the place to create excellence in the world of TV and film.
     
    Ian & Alison discuss;
    Alison’s background Working at 7 stories North East Screen The creative industry Film & TV industry in the North East Locations for filming in the North East The BBC’s involvement TV shows that have been filmed locally Upcoming NE shows Job opportunities  
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    • 46 min
    FLASHBACK Ep 055 Build A Brand In 30 Days

    FLASHBACK Ep 055 Build A Brand In 30 Days

    THROWBACK to Episode 055, Simon - Build a Brand in 30 Days!
    Simon was Founder of The Shackleton Design & Manufacturing Company, the menswear, lifestyle and experience brand: producing made-in-Britain products inspired by the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton. Having built the Shackleton brand Simon left it under new management in September 2016.
    Simon was selected as a Top 100 Manufacturer 2015 by Manufacturer magazine.
    He is a member of the Advisory Boards of Make It British and Made In Britain, a Fellow of the RSA, and a Business Fellow of University of East Anglia.
    In 2013 Simon opened Britain's first banjo factory in more than 60 years, and launched The Shackleton Banjo – swiftly followed by Shackleton brand beers, clothing, footwear and accessories.
    The Shackleton's launch campaign on the Kickstarter platform was one of the top 2% most successful of worldwide Kickstarter projects since the platform was launched.
    Simon was formerly one of the UK’s best known independent brand strategy advisers, and has worked with high profile clients including: Harris Tweed Authority, British Airways, Aviva, Pret A Manger, Norfolk Broads National Park, World Vision and many more.
    Simon is author of three branding, marketing and personal-development books.
    His first book 'Build A Brand In 30 Days'​ (Capstone) is an Amazon No.1 bestseller in its category and was described as "invaluable"​ by Director magazine.
    His second, 'What You Need To Need To Know About Marketing'​ (Capstone) is the essential guide to marketing for non-marketers.
    His third book, 'Brand New You'​ (Hay House) was a Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday 'Book of The Week'​.
    Simon speaks internationally about branding and is frequently rated 'best speaker' at conferences.
    He has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg, Sky, Five and BBC (Today, Breakfast, BBC News, Newsnight) as an expert brand commentator.
    Ian & Simon discuss:- Brand Journeys The Four Pillars Authentic Distinctive Compelling emotional story Pursuing excellence Kickstarter campaigns Check out http://simonmiddleton.com/

    • 46 min
    233 Rory McKeand | Unlocking the Potential of Technology

    233 Rory McKeand | Unlocking the Potential of Technology

    Rory McKeand leads the team at Technology Services Group as the CEO.
    Before his career at TSG, Rory was involved in shaping and transforming organisations in the Healthcare, Education and Technology industries.
    He now works with TSG’s team of technology experts to help customers and partners to transform their business and help them to achieve their business goals.
     
    Ian & Rory discuss;
    Importance of mentors and mentees Company culture Leadership Working from home Flexible working Health and wellbeing priorities for employees Speaking about failure Showing vulnerability as a leader Cyber security The cloud – is it more secure? Artifical Intelligence TSG growth/ambition plans for the year  
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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
121 Ratings

121 Ratings

George Fee ,

A must-listen

Ian is a rockstar, we’ve worked together for a while and he has opened me up to some amazing opportunities and ideas! He always has something interesting to say, so make sure you have a listen 😎

Elly Roper ,

*ACTUALLY* good

I’ve listened to so many business podcasts that seem to exist only for self-promotion, but Ian gets on some truly genius business minds imparting some genuine wisdom. It’s captivating, and I got some really sound advice I’ve put into practice. I cannot recommend enough.

Katie Stidolph ,

Outstandingly inspirational podcast; one of the BEST out there! #MustListen 💯

I've listened to the Industry Angel Business Podcast since 2018, and it's one of the best out there! Each episode is AMAZING and jam-packed with knowledgeable information to help you progress in both your personal and professional life!

Ian is fantastic at interviewing his guests and finds such a diverse range of people to get on the podcast; that no matter what field of business you work in there's an exciting episode waiting there for you to enjoy.

If you're a podcast lover who's searching for their next listen, look no further as this one is a must for anyone wanting to grow and be their best selves. It's one of my all-time favourites, which I cannot recommend enough! ❤️
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