164 episodes

Each week we will bring you interviews from across the Northern Power Women community. You'll hear from one of our amazing role models about their career and their life discussing the opportunities challenges they faced and the mistakes they made along the way. #NPWPodcast

Northern Power Women Podcast Northern Power Women

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

Each week we will bring you interviews from across the Northern Power Women community. You'll hear from one of our amazing role models about their career and their life discussing the opportunities challenges they faced and the mistakes they made along the way. #NPWPodcast

    Team Favourites: How to Work Better Together

    Team Favourites: How to Work Better Together

    As part of our summer look-back, here at Northern Power Women we're each choosing the one episode that has had the most impact on us from the last year of the podcast.  This week Simone Roche, CEO and Founder of Northern Power Women has chosen this episode featuring Cherylee Houston MBE.
    My biggest takeaway from Cherylee is not to build a ramp because I'm in a wheelchair but other people will benefit from it. This manifests wider when we make decisions on how we can make small adjustments to support wider accessibility."Simone Roche MBE chats to  Cherylee Houston MBE, Coronation Street star and co-founder of TripleC, a collective which increases access to the arts for disabled performers. Together they discuss how we can start conversations around disability and access, and the power the media has in changing perceptions.      
    Listen to Learn 
    How to work with, not against people when it comes to education and change  Why everyone benefits from greater accessibility   How to be an intentional ally to disabled peopleWhy disability should be on your agenda from the get-go Find us on Twitter,  LinkedIn and  Instagram"

    • 18 min
    Team Favourites: How To Level The Playing Field

    Team Favourites: How To Level The Playing Field

    As part of our summer look-back, here at Northern Power Women we're each choosing the one episode that has had the most impact on us from the last year of the podcast.  This week Philly Strahan, Operations and Partnerships Manager at Northern Power Women has chosen this episode featuring Rina Sowler.

    "Rina's passion for getting girls into cricket shines through and it is amazing to hear about the positive impacts this sport can have on everyone's lives."
    "Simone Roche MBE chats to Rina Sowler, Asia Investment Manager at The Leith Planning Group, Mandarin Tutor and Cricket Coach, about the importance of support and sponsorship, as well as the PoWEr of sport.  
    Listen to Learn
    How sport can develop leadership and teamwork skills, particularly in young womenWhy your uniqueness is your superPoWEr How everyone can do something to advocate for othersWhy seeking support from your network and communities is so important to your growthFind us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram"

    • 17 min
    Team Favourites: How To Accelerate Change Together

    Team Favourites: How To Accelerate Change Together

    As part of our summer look-back, here at Northern Power Women we're each choosing the one episode that has had the most impact on us from the last year of the podcast.  This week Alex Cousins, part of the Liverpool Power Circle, member of Northern Power Women Steering Board has chosen this episode featuring Afiya Amesu. 


    My top takeaway was Afiya's top tips on being a good ally. As a white woman you want to support but are sometimes too scared in case you are seen to be taking over the conversation so her tips are invaluable in getting over the fear of upsetting people rather than supporting people."
    "Simone Roche MBE chats to Afiya Amesu, future barrister and co-founder of She Leads For Legacy all about the importance of bringing different voices to the table, spotlighting diverse talent and the power of collaboration.   
    Listen to learn
    Why setting short, medium and long term goals enables us to break down barriersHow supporting black owned business is a great way to be an allyWhy we should all undertake reverse mentoring and unconscious bias training  How important listening is in addressing racial and gender diversityFind us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram"

    • 15 min
    Team Favourites : How to Show Up & Break Barriers

    Team Favourites : How to Show Up & Break Barriers

    As part of our summer look-back, here at Northern Power Women we're each choosing the one episode that has had the most impact on us from the last year of the podcast.  This week Aby Ndiaye, Northern Power Women Intern has chosen this episode featuring Barbara Bray MBE, she says:
    I really admire Barbara's statement on the importance of visibility and how it plays a crucial role in our generation. I also admire Barbara's statement on the importance of visibility and how it plays a crucial role in our generation.

    "Simone Roche MBE chats to Barbara Bray MBE, who has joined the NPW Power List of 2022 and is a PhD researcher in healthy ageing nutrition. Together they discuss the importance of visibility when it comes to breaking barriers and building relationships. 
    Listen to Learn 
    Why the future is in the hands of those who show up  How celebrating your own achievements encourages others to do the same  Why finding the right mentor for the right stage you're at is so important  How Barbara found the courage to set up her own business in 2014 Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram"

    • 14 min
    How to PoWEr On, together: NPW 5th Birthday Special

    How to PoWEr On, together: NPW 5th Birthday Special

    Simone Roche MBE chats to Sam Walker, award-winning broadcaster, podcaster and NPW co-host extraordinaire. Together Simone and Sam reflect on the last 5 years of the Northern Power Women Podcast and all they've achieved, and their plans for the future. 
     Listen to Learn: 
    How Simone's career journey led her to found Northern Power Women  Why Northern Power Women focuses on taking action and making real changeHow you can get involved in the Northern Power Women community  Why you should nominate someone for the Northern Power Women Awards 2023 Book your place at our next PoWEr Up Networking Event for Early Careers.  
    Download this episode's Cheat Sheet here.  
    Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram 

    • 21 min
    How To Be Intentional In Creating A Diverse Workforce

    How To Be Intentional In Creating A Diverse Workforce

    Simone Roche MBE chats to Leyla Tindall, Managing Director at Robert Half Executive Search. Together with Simone, Leyla talks about her career in recruitment where she is helping people with their personal and career development, discusses what organisations should consider when attracting and retaining emerging talent and how organisations can be intentional with their actions. 
    Listen to Learn: 
    How every day is a learning day when working in recruitment and what has kept Leyla motivated throughout her 20 years of experience How clarity is the key for a company to attract and retain emerging talent Leyla's thoughts on a 4 day week How companies need to proactively take actions towards the goal of diversifying their board  Book your place at our next PoWEr Up Networking Event for Early Careers.   
    Download this episode's Cheat Sheet here.   
    Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram 

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Masher9087 ,

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Love hearing all the stories from the inspirational Role models each week, makes Mondays so much better!

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This is an inspiring podcast! Thank you for sharing these stories for us all to learn from

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Love listening to this each month. Really interesting conversation you normally don’t hear out loud. Please keep it up!

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