19 episodes

The X-Forces Enterprise team have produced a series of podcasts dedicated to the men and women of the armed forces community who have followed their dreams and made a success of civilian life. They will tell you about some of the incredible experiences they have had and the difficulties they have overcome to achieve their goals. They will also share their tips on how they have achieved their own successes and some of the mistakes they made along the way. You will also hear from CEO Ren Kapur, who talks about why she started X-Forces and how others can benefit from the opportunities provided by the government, charity and enterprise partners we work with.
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X-Forces Enterprise: Military in Business® Podcast Ren Kapur

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The X-Forces Enterprise team have produced a series of podcasts dedicated to the men and women of the armed forces community who have followed their dreams and made a success of civilian life. They will tell you about some of the incredible experiences they have had and the difficulties they have overcome to achieve their goals. They will also share their tips on how they have achieved their own successes and some of the mistakes they made along the way. You will also hear from CEO Ren Kapur, who talks about why she started X-Forces and how others can benefit from the opportunities provided by the government, charity and enterprise partners we work with.
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    #18 Friday Spotlight: Lee Harris-Hamer – Striving For More

    #18 Friday Spotlight: Lee Harris-Hamer – Striving For More

    Lee Harris-Hamer, XFE Ambassador and owner of White Horse Cleaning Services, delves into what makes him tick, his motivation for starting his business, and the drive and determination behind his desire to keep the business growing and growing – listen to the full episode now.
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    • 25 min
    #17 Friday Spotlight: James Wilthew - From Afghan With Rugs

    #17 Friday Spotlight: James Wilthew - From Afghan With Rugs

    James Wilthew, owner of The Afghan Rug Shop and XFE Ambassador for the Yorkshire and Humber region, delves into his unique and inspiring backstory, and shares what being a business owner means to him. From serving in Afghanistan, with the UK Provincial Reconstruction Team, James now provides jobs and local support to that very same community. Hear the full story in our latest Friday Spotlight.  
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    • 24 min
    #16 Friday Spotlight: Emma Davies – Embracing Networking

    #16 Friday Spotlight: Emma Davies – Embracing Networking

    Our latest podcast episode follows the journey of Emma Davies, from the British Army Reserves, through to the inception and growth of her armed forces recruitment agency, Joint Force Alba. Our X-Forces Ambassador for Scotland also delves into how we should embrace networking, and how the ability to network may be ingrained in all of us without us realising it – particularly those in the military community.
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    • 19 min
    #15 Friday Spotlight: Hannah Saunders – “You Just Have To Get The Job Done”

    #15 Friday Spotlight: Hannah Saunders – “You Just Have To Get The Job Done”

    Hannah Saunders, owner of Toddle and newly-appointed X-Forces Ambassador for South Wales, gives us a short history behind Toddle, how her military background has set her up for success in business, and the importance of adapting and pivoting during a crisis. 
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    • 17 min
    #14 Friday Spotlight - Carrie Moss – Combatting Loneliness Through Connection

    #14 Friday Spotlight - Carrie Moss – Combatting Loneliness Through Connection

    Newly-appointed X-Forces Ambassador for the East Midlands, Carrie Moss, talks us through the inspiration behind her companies Edith Limited and Grandy’s Granddaughter, the journey from ‘then to now’, and how her military background has shaped her and her businesses along the way. 
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    • 18 min
    #13: Lt Col Deborah Taylor

    #13: Lt Col Deborah Taylor

    Lt Col Deborah Taylor is a fiercely passionate advocate for maximising opportunities and leading change for young people getting into the military. Having project managed 2017’s Women 100 event, masterminded the first STEM career fair in 2018 and crowned winner of the 2018 STEM in Defence Award, Colonel Deborah Taylor’s impact on the military community is inspiring to many.
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    • 35 min

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I listen to plenty of startup and business podcasts but what I love about this one is the honesty and openness of the interviewees together with their inspiring stories.

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