TeachPitch Founder Aldo de Pape interviews people from a variety of professional circles from all over the world how they overcame deep personal challenges and managed to achieve great professional success.
Dr. Charles Wiles - The Technology Expert
A great conversation with Dr. Charles Wiles about entrepreneurship, education, software and AI.
Charles shares with Aldo his experience and insights on working for and building technology companies and explains what drives him to ensure his current endeavour will be a big success.
Find out more about Dr. Wiles company Zzish here: https://www.zzish.com/
Laurence Dewaele - The Headhunter
A deep conversation about career choices, family life and health with professional negotiator and Headhunter Laurence Dewaele.
Aldo speaks with Laurence about her journey from being a lawyer at one of the top firms on the planet to becoming an expert in negotiation and Executive Search.
Laurence speaks about the book she co-authored called ‘Eat Sleep Negotiate!’ together with Katia Tieleman.
The Dutch version of this book will be available as of March 2024 and you can pre-order it here.
Nandita Vij Tandan - The Digital Storyteller
A frank conversation with Nandita Vij Tan who speaks about her journey coming from India to France, studying to become a journalist at one of the best schools in the country.
Nandita shares her professional insights and experiences (good and bad) on telling stories, what makes them different when told online and sheds a light on how to deal with confused information through social media manipulated with AI or into fake news or alternative facts.
You can read more about Nandita’s work as Editor-in-Chief at ArtExplored here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-does-art-mean-you-nandita-vij-tandan/
Seb Francis - The Tequila Maker
Aldo speaks to serial entrepreneur Seb Francis about his turbulent journey starting a company in Education and creating his very own tequila.
An open conversation about what does and doesn’t work when starting your own business.
Find out more about Seb’s EdTech company Titus Learning here: https://www.tituslearning.com/meet-co-founder-seb-francis/
More on Seb’s tequila brand Hacien is available here: https://www.hacien.com/
Dr. Marion Debruyne - The Dean
Aldo speaks with Dr. Marion Debruyne, Dean of the top-ranked Vlerick Business School about her remarkable career to date.
Dr. Debruyne speaks about how she is finding her way through the hallways of business and academia, her ambitions to grow Vlerick and what we should look for when searching for optimal happiness in our careers.
Find out more about Vlerick Business School here: https://www.vlerick.com/en/
You can order Dr. Debruyne’s book ‘Making Your Way’ (with Dr. Katleen De Stobbeleir) here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Making-Your-Way-by-Marion-Debruyne-Katleen-De-Stobbeleir/9789401472760
Anthony Ward Thomas - The House Remover
Aldo speaks to Anthony Ward Thomas, founder of one of the biggest removal companies in the United Kingdom.
In this Episode this very grounded guest shares more about his life-long career building a huge company from nothing.
Anthony speaks about what motivated him to start packing boxes, what brings him joy in running a company with hundreds of employees and why it is important to know yourself.
You can find more about Anthony and his company here: https://ward-thomas.co.uk/