36 episodes

This podcast explores the power of podcasting to grow your business. Be a Bigger Fish host, Debbie West, interviews business leaders who've taken to podcasting to grow their business or connect with their ideal listeners. In this welcome episode, find out what's in store in our first season.

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This podcast explores the power of podcasting to grow your business. Be a Bigger Fish host, Debbie West, interviews business leaders who've taken to podcasting to grow their business or connect with their ideal listeners. In this welcome episode, find out what's in store in our first season.

    The Power of On-Demand Audio with Rob Edwards. S3 E10

    The Power of On-Demand Audio with Rob Edwards. S3 E10

    A warm welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    I'm delighted to share this episode featuring the multi-talented Rob Edwards.


    With a background in corporate leadership, content creation and acting, Rob's venture into podcasting sees him blend the best of all those worlds into his current profession. 


    He shares his expertise and his vulnerabilities with generosity, providing plenty of tips and ideas for anyone thinking of starting or improving their own podcast.


    Rob has also delivered a TEDx talk on modern masculinity, which you can find here https://youtu.be/rH0ZE8b_JZY


    Find out more about Rob on LinkedIn - he's Rob Edwards at Lifecycle Audio.


     


    Thank you so much for listening and supporting Be a Bigger Fish.


    You can share your comments on twitter or instagram with me, your host, @HiDebbieWest.


    Our other episodes are hosted on a webpage, beabiggerfish.net, where I've gathered them together under content types, so you can listen and learn about the things that interest you.


    A little reminder that, if you're a member of the CIPR, you can log 5 CPD points by listening to this episode!


     

    • 47 min
    How to Put Employees First with AJ (Anthony) Vaughan. S3 E9

    How to Put Employees First with AJ (Anthony) Vaughan. S3 E9

    A warm welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    The star of this episode is entrepreneur and podcaster, AJ.


    AJ's podcast is titled E1B2 - employees first, business second - reflecting his dedication to creating workplaces where employees truly come first. He shares his advice on how to encourage leaders to develop the kind of emotional engagement that's needed to create great employee experience and loyalty.


    He also shares some brilliant insight into the importance of internal communication in establishing great workplace relationships. 


    If you want to find out more about AJ, check out his LinkedIn profile, where he's listed as Anthony Vaughan, or tune in to the E1B2 podcast.


    Thank you so much for listening.


    Head over to beabiggerfish.net to find more episodes or read a transcript of this one.


     

    • 37 min
    Get the Best Start in Internal Comms with Shelby Loasby and Dan Holden. S3 E8

    Get the Best Start in Internal Comms with Shelby Loasby and Dan Holden. S3 E8

    A warm welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    This episode features internal comms professionals, Shelby Loasby and Dan Holden.


    As well as being busy practitioners, they both support new starters and people in the early years of their careers in communications. They've kindly pooled their best ideas, tips and resources for this episode. 


    Listen in to find out how to take control of your personal development; how to find a mentor and how to make friends at networking events.


     


    Find out more about Shelby at https://icandme.com


    You can find Dan at https://horizoncomms.co.uk


     


    We hope you enjoy the episode!

    • 50 min
    Building a Brilliant Podcasting Team with Mark Bateman, Helena Cox and Steve Eccles. S3 E7

    Building a Brilliant Podcasting Team with Mark Bateman, Helena Cox and Steve Eccles. S3 E7

    A warm welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    This episodes features the brilliant podcasting team, Steve Eccles, Helena Cox and Mark Bateman.


    They got together to start up a podcast for the colleagues and community of East Riding Council in Yorkshire, UK. After a fying start, their initial podcast workflow hit the setback of the social distancing measures put in place to halt the spread of Covid-19 early in 2020.


    Despite that, the team have bounced back and are now publishing again, connecting their community and giving their colleagues a place to share their personalities and their successes.


    If you're on the fence about whether a podcast could be a good addition to your comms channels, tune in to this inspiring team of podcast enthusiasts. They share plenty of tips and techniques you can adopt straight away.


    Grateful thanks to Mark, Steve and Helena.

    • 43 min
    How to Share Your Contagious Creativity with Laura Pearman. S3 E6

    How to Share Your Contagious Creativity with Laura Pearman. S3 E6

    A warm welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    This episode stars photographer and personal branding expert, Laura Pearman.


    If you're wondering whether it's important for an audience to see the person behind the podcast, or the senior leaders in a company, listen to Laura's take on it. She shares brilliant advice on how to show up and share your creativity with confidence.


    We also talk about encouraging shy people to step in front of the camera and what online influence is all about.


    You can find Laura on Instagram @lpearmanphotos and you can join her selfie challenge here https://www.laurapearman.com/love-ya-selfie-challenge/


     


    Find out more from our show notes on peppermintfish.com

    • 47 min
    Agile Podcasting with Shelby Wilson. S3 E5

    Agile Podcasting with Shelby Wilson. S3 E5

    Welcome to Be a Bigger Fish.


    This episode is all about Agile. My guest, Shelby Wilson, is an award-winning Agile Coach and a podcaster. She's about to launch the She'll be Agile podcast.


    Shelby gives us a breakdown of some of her favourite methodologies under Agile and tells us how we can easily adopt their principles. Find out how those methodologies are shaping her podcasting workflow, as she gets ready to publish her first season and how you can learn how to adopt them too.


    There are lots of tips, techniques and recommendations in this episode, for anyone interested in Agile or in podcasting.


    Look out for Shelby's new podcast, She'll be Agile, and find the links from this episode on https://peppermintfish.com

    • 42 min

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