11 episodes

The Virgin Disruptors Podcast is a melting pot for disruptive thinking, designed to inspire, provoke and activate change in the world of business and beyond. Presented by Holly Ransom, the show features a series of talks from influential entrepreneurs, who like Richard Branson, share a ‘screw it, let's do it’ attitude - pushing themselves to create change in areas of purpose, performance, people and planet. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an individual, or an organisation, this series is packed with plenty of tips and tricks that you can apply to your own thinking – to disrupt the way you work and the world around you. Holly Ransom is the CEO of Emergent and a regular commentator globally on millennials, entrepreneurs, politics and innovation. A Pixiu Production for Virgin.

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    • Business
    • 4.8, 23 Ratings

The Virgin Disruptors Podcast is a melting pot for disruptive thinking, designed to inspire, provoke and activate change in the world of business and beyond. Presented by Holly Ransom, the show features a series of talks from influential entrepreneurs, who like Richard Branson, share a ‘screw it, let's do it’ attitude - pushing themselves to create change in areas of purpose, performance, people and planet. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an individual, or an organisation, this series is packed with plenty of tips and tricks that you can apply to your own thinking – to disrupt the way you work and the world around you. Holly Ransom is the CEO of Emergent and a regular commentator globally on millennials, entrepreneurs, politics and innovation. A Pixiu Production for Virgin.

    Trailer: Future Visions

    Trailer: Future Visions

    Natalie Campbell introduces Future Visions – a brand new podcast series from Virgin that explores the surreal world of tomorrow through the finest minds of today. Just seach 'Future Visions' to subscribe now.
     
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    • 1 min
    Teamwork with Dom Price

    Teamwork with Dom Price

    Holly Ransom introduces Dom Price, a senior member of one of the world's most successful tech companies, Atlasssian. As a self styled ‘work futurist' Dom has been instrumental in fostering growth, enabling innovation and supporting the start-up ecosystem – and here he shares tips on getting the most from your team, as well setting challenges to help rephrase the way you think.

    To access the ‘playbook' referred to in this podcast, head to http://www.atlassian.com/team-playbook
     
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    • 32 min
    Equality with Sara Kahn (Inspire)

    Equality with Sara Kahn (Inspire)

    Holly Ransom introduces the final episode in this series of the Virgin Disruptors podcast featuring human rights activist and founder of Inspire, Sara Kahn. In this moving talk Sara explains how we can foster a more inclusive world by challenging extremism and the politics of fear to protect equality, human rights and the freedom of expression.

    To find out more about Virgin Disruptors and for more inspirational articles and podcasts head to Virgin.com.
     
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    • 21 min
    BONUS: Backstage with Richard Branson, Solly Solomou, Emma Sinclair and Peter Smith

    BONUS: Backstage with Richard Branson, Solly Solomou, Emma Sinclair and Peter Smith

    Before the final episode in this series of Virgin Disruptors Podcast, we’ve a few backstage extras from Richard Branson, Solly Solomou (TheLADbible), Emma Sinclair (Enterprise Jungle) and Peter Smith (Blockchain) who ponder what disruption means to them – with thoughts on overcoming failure and their all time favourite disruptors.
     
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    • 10 min
    Performance with Andy Walshe (Red Bull)

    Performance with Andy Walshe (Red Bull)

    One of the most popular talks at Virgin Disruptors 2016 came from Red Bull’s Head of Performance, Dr Andy Walshe. In his day job Andy helps extreme athletes and creatives push the boundaries in eliminating fear and maximising performance. Whilst he's commonly found working on record breaking projects such Felix Baumgartner's free fall jump from the stratosphere to Earth, here he explains how we can harness these techniques in our own day-to-day lives. As Andy says “it’s not always about a box of snakes…”
     
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    • 18 min
    Diversity with Chuck Stephens (Google)

    Diversity with Chuck Stephens (Google)

    Google EMEA’s Head of Diversity and Inclusion Chuck Stephens explains the importance of understanding your team and adapting practises to meet needs of different people. Drawing on his own personal story Chuck gives advice on how to apply these ideas in your own workplace, harnessing diversity to positive effect.

    For more about the re:Work programme Chuck refers to in this podcast, please head to https://rework.withgoogle.com/
     
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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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Emmanuel Owugah

I love it

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Love it

That first episode with Richard Branson is excellent

Leon1eCH80 ,

Insightful with good pace

Interesting listen all about business disruption and success beyond cash. Thought provoking and motivating.

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