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Caroline McKenna is a business leader whose journey has taken twists and turns from profit-focused corporate finance to purpose-driven social enterprise. 
 
In her new podcast she explores her passion for purpose, people, planet, philanthropy, positivity (we could go on) as she speaks to successful leaders from different backgrounds to find out exactly how they put people and purpose at the core of everything they do.
You’ll hear advice, top tips, and warts-and-all stories from leaders in global corporations, high growth start-ups, family run businesses, and non-profit organisations.
If you’re looking to build a more purposeful business, this one’s for you.
Artwork by Alice Bellini
Music by Cameron Rickards

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Mind Your P's: The Purposeful Leader's Guide Caroline McKenna

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Caroline McKenna is a business leader whose journey has taken twists and turns from profit-focused corporate finance to purpose-driven social enterprise. 
 
In her new podcast she explores her passion for purpose, people, planet, philanthropy, positivity (we could go on) as she speaks to successful leaders from different backgrounds to find out exactly how they put people and purpose at the core of everything they do.
You’ll hear advice, top tips, and warts-and-all stories from leaders in global corporations, high growth start-ups, family run businesses, and non-profit organisations.
If you’re looking to build a more purposeful business, this one’s for you.
Artwork by Alice Bellini
Music by Cameron Rickards

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    5: Emma Macdonald - Co-founder and Company Director of The Tartan Blanket Co.

    5: Emma Macdonald - Co-founder and Company Director of The Tartan Blanket Co.

    She was a fashion buyer, he ran a kilt company, can I make it any more obvious? Together, Emma Macdonald and her husband Fergus combined their talents and founded The Tartan Blanket Co. Since then, her values of kindness and sustainability have become core to the brand: with 2% of profits dedicated to charitable causes supporting the environment and planet. Emma tells us about leading with empathy, ethics and everything in between.
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    • 26 min
    4: Bruce Walker - Co-founder and CEO of FutureX

    4: Bruce Walker - Co-founder and CEO of FutureX

    Bruce Walker has been entrepreneurial since he was 17, co-founding FutureX at age 23. He's went from a self-employed magician, to multi award-winning entrepreneur. The CEO tells us about how FutureX is an educational innovation hub for purposeful start-ups and business leaders, and how he makes sure FutureX stays on-purpose. With advice from how to make sure you're a consistent pioneer, to understanding misconceptions, you'll learn how Bruce manages his people according to purpose.


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    • 40 min
    1: Darina Garland - Co-founder and Chief Experience Officer of Ooni Pizza Ovens

    1: Darina Garland - Co-founder and Chief Experience Officer of Ooni Pizza Ovens

    Our first guest is Darina Garland, Co-founder and Chief Experience Officer of Ooni Pizza Ovens, an Edinburgh company turned global brand, who’s portable pizza ovens have established them as a global brand and a lockdown must-have. Darina talks about how culture is as important as the product, and how creating an empowered workforce has bottom line benefits. Not everyone can boast that Barack Obama has their product in their backyard - but Ooni can.
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    • 47 min
    2: Andy Lothian - Group CEO of Insights

    2: Andy Lothian - Group CEO of Insights

    Nearly 30 years ago Andy worked in investment banking in London. Wanting to make an impact and create jobs up in Scotland - Andy returned to Scotland to found Insights Group with his father in his hometown of Dundee. Now the Group CEO, Andy has won EY's Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2016 and leads his organisation by championing self-awareness and putting purpose before profit.
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    • 38 min
    3: Gavin Mitchell - Global Companion Animal Director of IMV Imaging

    3: Gavin Mitchell - Global Companion Animal Director of IMV Imaging

    Gavin has worked with IMV Imaging for over 20 years, providing innovative technology providing veterinary radiography tools to help to quickly diagnose animals. IMV Imaging's purpose is simple: help to diagnose animals, making life easier for both vets and animal owners. Gavin shares all about supporting employees and how to keep them engaged to give them the leading-edge.
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    • 37 min
    Trailer

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    Join us for our launch on Wednesday April 7th to hear Caroline McKenna discover tips from the best of the best in the business and charity world on how they put purpose at the heart of everything they do.
    From planet to people, philanthropy to positivity, if you're looking to become a more purposeful leader - the Mind Your P's podcast has got you covered.

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Lizzie_412 ,

A great resource!

Interesting, educational and entertaining! Great guests and great conversations.

Flossy McGlossy ,

Amazing Poscast

I really enjoyed this podcast and I love how making a social impact brings a different dynamic to business and leadership! I’m thinking what my P’s are...

antinazz ,

Wow! Best Podcast on Apple!

Just listened to all the episodes back to back, super interesting!

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