9 episodes

The idea behind Nifty Conversations is simply to share knowledge and enduring wisdom, so that others in similar situations can use that to make informed choices. Our purpose is to make a positive contribution towards social mobility and actively participate towards improving our environment. We provide access to professional and personal experiences to inspire and learn from.

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The idea behind Nifty Conversations is simply to share knowledge and enduring wisdom, so that others in similar situations can use that to make informed choices. Our purpose is to make a positive contribution towards social mobility and actively participate towards improving our environment. We provide access to professional and personal experiences to inspire and learn from.

    P 09: Save an African Child Charity | w/Daphine

    P 09: Save an African Child Charity | w/Daphine

    Daphine is one of the founders of Save an African Child Charity (SACC). After growing up without her father and mother. Daphine went on to study with the help of her grandfather and the local community. It was their passion for children, youth, and women that led her and her cofounder to start SACC. When gaining their experience, they witnessed others mishandling funds, and they knew then that they could and would do better. Saved to save is SACC's motto, which in part reflects Daphine's story. One of the best things they learnt was to be job creators and not job seekers, something that has helped them create opportunities for others. Hear her story in her own words…

    • 26 min
    P08 Understanding the impact of Overian Cancer wShweea

    P08 Understanding the impact of Overian Cancer wShweea

    Shweea is a dancer, teacher, and a vegetarian her entire life. Here she shares her experience and journey from being diagnosed with advanced stages of Ovarian cancer through to the various treatments that she has undergone with the support of friends, strangers, and family.

    You will hear about people coming together in a way that best reflects human beings and their generosity.

    Listen to the episode, and click here (https://gf.me/u/ykc438) to provide support to Shweea.

    LISTEN to Nifty Conversations Podcasts here:
    ► Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3pZgsKLb8jMwayx2j71RW4?si=vhniLskHSpW7Hvti2nXczA
    ► Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/nifty-conversations/id1508992921
    ► SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/niftyconversations

    • 1 hr 27 min
    P 07: Pursuing an independent path | w/Chaghig

    P 07: Pursuing an independent path | w/Chaghig

    Chaghig is Lebanese with Armenian roots (speaks Arabic, English, French, Armenian, and half Italian). After completing a Masters and Ph.D., she started Globetrot with Arabic, where she teaches Arabic online.

    You will hear about the differences between Lebanese and Armenian culture, dialect, language, and get an insight into her journey to developing Globetrot with Arabic, including her motivations, self-doubt, and growth. Listen to the episode and checkout Globetrot with Arabic on Youtube.

    LISTEN to Nifty Conversations Podcasts here:
    ► Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3pZgsKLb8jMwayx2j71RW4?si=vhniLskHSpW7Hvti2nXczA
    ► Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/nifty-conversations/id1508992921
    ► SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/niftyconversations

    • 1 hr 3 min
    P 06: How to network with people | w/Melissa

    P 06: How to network with people | w/Melissa

    Melissa is a career coach, and here she provides practical steps for those that are at risk or have lost their jobs during COVID. She covers the importance of looking at your network, including those that you know, like friends, family, colleagues, and the importance of putting out feelers for opportunities, especially if you are looking to do something different. You will get some tips around structuring your message, updating your CV, and completing online application forms. Listen to the episode to get some ideas.

    LISTEN to Nifty Conversations Podcasts here:
    ► Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3pZgsKLb8jMwayx2j71RW4?si=vhniLskHSpW7Hvti2nXczA
    ► Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/nifty-conversations/id1508992921
    ► SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/niftyconversations.

    • 56 min
    P 05: Personal Fitness Development Journey | w/Shola

    P 05: Personal Fitness Development Journey | w/Shola

    Shola has been into health and fitness for around 30 years. He has also been into personal development for a similar amount of time. In this Skype conversation, he discusses the mindset required to start on the journey. The journey for him starts as a tall skinny kid, growing up with a complex, because of his slim physique, something he then decides to change. It was about having the right mindset to even start the process.

    The first training session was a killer, just doing basic stuff. It was then a case of getting over the muscle ache. He is now his ideal weight and feels amazing every day because of this. The use of vision boards and affirmations have given him ways of driving home his goals

    Shola goes into detail about various concepts, tools, and techniques that he uses that have also helped others meet their goals. Along with his Instagram contact details he provides recommendations with regards to books, websites, and apps.

    Shola’s RECOMMENDATIONS –

    Book:
    ► Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

    Websites:
    ► Mind Powered Fitness (Coming soon) | The website will contain techniques and concepts for achieving your goals.
    ► T Nation: https://www.t-nation.com/ | provides a lot of detailed information around keeping fit, training techniques and eating healthier.

    Contact:
    ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mindpoweredfitness/ | Mind Powered Fitness

    App:
    ► My fitness Pal |to track what you eat

    • 59 min
    P 04: Press on with hope | w/Tahiya

    P 04: Press on with hope | w/Tahiya

    Tahiya is from Uganda, and she shares her perspective on the impact of COVID and the lockdown. She discusses the challenges of raising her 2-year-old daughter without a job and shares her concerns for her family and her employee that she struggles to help during these difficult times. Despite her difficulties, she encourages others not to give up and press on. Listen to the episode, and hopefully, Tahiya’s tenacity inspires you.

    LISTEN to Nifty Conversations Podcasts here:
    ► Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3pZgsKLb8jMwayx2j71RW4?si=vhniLskHSpW7Hvti2nXczA
    ► Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/nifty-conversations/id1508992921
    ► SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/niftyconversations.

    • 51 min

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