46 episodes

Every Wednesday we release a new Episode. I only invite guests on the podcast who are straight talking with no jargon, got something about them and know how to have a laugh.

I have a love affair with Entrepreneurship, Business Events & Sport.

I've personally owned and created 12 Festivals and 1,500 Live Events over the past 20 years.

I became an Entrepreneur from a very young age growing up in pubs in London. Since then I've been building and selling successful businesses in the Sports & Events world. For me it's all about keeping it really simple!

I'm the Founder & CEO of the Bournemouth 7s Festival known as the 'Sporting Glastonbury', the Worlds largest Sport & Music Festival attracting 30,000 like minded party people every May Bank Holiday.

I'm am un-ashamedly passionate about what I do, and am now on a mission to inspire the next generation by sharing my experiences and knowledge and more importantly bringing people together.

Welcome to the Eventful Entrepreneur.

Website: DodgeWoodall.com
Instagram: @Dodge.Woodall
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The Eventful Entrepreneur Dodge Woodall

    • Business
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Every Wednesday we release a new Episode. I only invite guests on the podcast who are straight talking with no jargon, got something about them and know how to have a laugh.

I have a love affair with Entrepreneurship, Business Events & Sport.

I've personally owned and created 12 Festivals and 1,500 Live Events over the past 20 years.

I became an Entrepreneur from a very young age growing up in pubs in London. Since then I've been building and selling successful businesses in the Sports & Events world. For me it's all about keeping it really simple!

I'm the Founder & CEO of the Bournemouth 7s Festival known as the 'Sporting Glastonbury', the Worlds largest Sport & Music Festival attracting 30,000 like minded party people every May Bank Holiday.

I'm am un-ashamedly passionate about what I do, and am now on a mission to inspire the next generation by sharing my experiences and knowledge and more importantly bringing people together.

Welcome to the Eventful Entrepreneur.

Website: DodgeWoodall.com
Instagram: @Dodge.Woodall
LinkedIn: Dodge Woodall

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    #44. Ambrose Mendy: The Shooting of Frank Warren, and Managing Nigel Benn, Eubank & Ince (PART 2)

    #44. Ambrose Mendy: The Shooting of Frank Warren, and Managing Nigel Benn, Eubank & Ince (PART 2)

    In this 2nd of a 2 part podcast, I’m delving deeper into the eventful life of Ambrose Mendy.
    In part 1, we chatted about racism in sport, prison riots, and his experiences of discrimination as a black man in 70s & 80s London. 
    In this part, we talk about the world of boxing, Nigel Benn, the unsolved shooting of Frank Warren and the time Ambrose took Paul Ince’s medical….and passed!
    He also shares stories about Michael Jackson, George Michael, and hiring a tent to host one of the biggest fights in British boxing history. 
    We join the chat just as Ambrose is leaving prison and emerging as a big name in sports management.
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    • 49 min
    #44. Ambrose Mendy [*EXPLICIT*]: Famous Sports Agent's First Hand Racism in Sport & in Prison (PART 1)

    #44. Ambrose Mendy [*EXPLICIT*]: Famous Sports Agent's First Hand Racism in Sport & in Prison (PART 1)

    ***WARNING*** Features language that some may find offensive, including shocking racial slurs that the guest has been subjected to ***WARNING***
    As a pioneering sports agent and manager, Ambrose Mendy has represented some of the biggest names in boxing & football. From Paul Ince, & James DeGale, to Chris Eubank Jr, and of course, The Dark Destroyer, Nigel Benn.
    In the first of a 2 part podcast. We chat about racism in sport, prison riots, his experiences of discrimination in 70s London, and how he became the leader of the so-called 'Black Pack'. 
    Part 2 will be released Thursday 22nd July.
    Website: DodgeWoodall.com
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    • 33 min
    #43. Craig Mathie: From £14k to becoming MD of Bournemouth 7s & the challenges he faced on the way

    #43. Craig Mathie: From £14k to becoming MD of Bournemouth 7s & the challenges he faced on the way

    This week I’m delving into the eventful life of my friend and colleague, Craig Mathie.
    Craig is the managing Director of Bournemouth 7s Festival, Vice President of the National Outdoor Events Association and a self confessed events geek! 
    In this very open chat, we cover the pandemic, online abuse, discrimination, and how his mental health was affected by not fully dealing with his own sexuality. 
    I couldn’t be prouder of the once shy young lad who walked through my door 11 years ago. He’s flying the flag for an industry in crisis, and raising awareness for some great causes along the way. 
    Website: DodgeWoodall.com
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    #42. Sadie & Simon: Burnout, Anxiety, Stress, Social Media Addiction & Body Dysmorphia

    #42. Sadie & Simon: Burnout, Anxiety, Stress, Social Media Addiction & Body Dysmorphia

    This week I’m delving into the eventful lives of Sadie Restorick and Simon Scott-Nelson. 
    Sadie & Simon are the brains behind Wellity, a network of global experts, on a mission to improve mental and physical wellbeing in the workplace. 
    We chat about the rise of mobile phone addiction, body dysmorphia, online trolls, and Sadie & Simon’s own experiences with stress, anxiety and burnout, which saw one of them reach breaking point. 
    This is a really raw and honest conversation about subjects that affect so many people out there, and I think we can all learn something from what they have to say.
    To find out more about what Wellity do, check out their website here.
    Website: DodgeWoodall.com
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    • 1 hr
    #41. Michael Emmett: Ex International Drug Smuggler, The Krays to Finding God

    #41. Michael Emmett: Ex International Drug Smuggler, The Krays to Finding God

    This week I’m delving into the eventful life of Michael Emmet
    Michael is an ex-international drug smuggler and he was imprisoned for 12 years after bringing 5 tonnes of cannabis into the UK worth £10m.
    But after finding god while behind bars with Reggie Kray, Michael has turned his life around and found a new purpose. 
    We chat about how he was brought up in a criminal family, his Marbella days, family tragedies, cocaine addiction and how a page 3 model became a part of his recovery.
    If you like this episode, follow Michael on Instagram for more.
    Website: DodgeWoodall.com
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    #40. Brian Wood: The REAL Story Behind BBC’s Film 'Danny Boy'

    #40. Brian Wood: The REAL Story Behind BBC’s Film 'Danny Boy'

    This week I’m delving into the eventful life of Brian Wood.
    We chat about the lasting horrors and mental strain of war, his pride in serving his country and of course the infamous £31M public inquiry that saw him wrongly accused of murder. 
    Served for seventeen years in the British Army, and at the battle of Danny Boy in Iraq.
    He was awarded the military cross for his bravery and his life has now been adapted into a book and an incredible BBC Drama called Danny Boy. 
     

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    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

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469 Ratings

Dafcsrum1986 ,

Outstanding podcast

Love this podcast - always engaging guests from a variety of backgrounds covering all kinds of topics.

Jay Mprize ,

One of my favourite podcasts

Love listening to the interesting guests that dodge gets on the pod, some fantastic conversations. As well as the guests, Dodge’s attitude to his work & life is very motivating and inspirational.

prawn luke ,

Podcast Genius!

I don’t think anyone could make it more current than you have Dodge..

Massive congratulations your smashing it

Dodge you’ve kept it fun, Sporty, you definitely bring out the best in your guests
Absolute breath of fresh air.

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