New Zealand's podcast that inspires and challenges those in business and leadership. Hear from numerous top NZ leaders and entrepreneurs including Rod Drury, Sir Stephen Tindall, Sir Michael Hill, Sir Graham Henry, Mike Bennetts, Andy Hamilton and many more.
Kathryn Wilson - Footwear Designer, Founder and CEO
Kathryn Wilson joins Paul Spain, and shares insights from her journey of perseverance, passion, creativity and entrepreneurship in the fashion industry. Her story is provides current and fresh inspiration for those in business and leadership - highlighting the importance of being open-minded to learn from those around you and of pushing through the challenges that inevitably come our way.
Dave Ferguson, Co-founder, Nuro - World Class New Zealander 2022
Dave Ferguson Co-founder of https://www.nuro.ai/ (Nuro), joins https://www.paulspain.com/ (Paul Spain) to discuss his journey as a global leader and innovator achieving breakthroughs in Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles and Artificial Intelligence. In recent years the company he co-founded, Nuro has grown to attract US$2B in today's investment, and has reached a US$8.6B valuation.
Dave Ferguson was announced as KEA World Class New Zealander 2022 Winner, September 2022.
Fred Soar - Soar Print
Soar Print is a family-owned business that has been in operation for over a hundred years and has therefore learnt how to survive - and even thrive - through decades of ongoing change, reinvention, and improvement.
Stefan Powell - Dawn Aerospace
Paul Spain sits down with Stefan Powell of Dawn Aerospace to learn a little of what it takes to establish a new space startup in New Zealand. Stefan delves into a wide range of topics including the Aurora Spaceplane.
Rod Drury, Founder of Xero - Shaping NZ's future
Rod Drury (Founder, Xero) talks with Paul Spain about shaping the future of New Zealand - including initiatives and practical ideas for both business leaders and government to get moving on now.
Jason Paris (Chief Executive, Vodafone NZ) on COVID-19 Realities
A open and wide ranging discussion with Jason Paris about life inside Vodafone NZ during the COVID-19 era, along with insights on leadership, communications, culture and of course telecommunications.
This is a great podcast for hearing about the heroes of NZ business. Our country mainly celebrates sporting heroes but without these business heroes many many people would not have jobs.
Not exactly gender equal…
Great interviews.. but mostly with men. Need more female representation here please!
Great insights - well worth subscribing