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The Podcast to make you laugh and think. Join Emma Stroud and her clown Barbara interviewing experts from all walks of life. They will share their stories, wisdom and wit. This is personal development that will make you laugh and think.

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The Podcast to make you laugh and think. Join Emma Stroud and her clown Barbara interviewing experts from all walks of life. They will share their stories, wisdom and wit. This is personal development that will make you laugh and think.

    Coming Together with Jake Dubbins

    Coming Together with Jake Dubbins

    Follow Jake: 
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jake-dubbins-34888010
    Twitter: @jacobdubbins About Jake Dubbins:

    Co-founder and Managing Director of Media Bounty, on a mission to be the leading independent ethical creative and media agency by 2026. We grow sustainable and ethical brands and businesses through deep insight, business and brand strategy, outstanding creative and transparent media planning and buying. Clients include New Automotive, Make My Money Matter, Bodyform, Ocean Spray, Crackd, AQA, Kind Snacks, RoC Skincare and Terry's Chocolate Orange. 
    I am a passionate advocate of business as driver of social good. Media Bounty has funded the purchase of over 700 acres of critically threatened habitat through World Land Trust and the agency team volunteer for environmental, homeless and social cohesion charities. I am also co-chair of the Conscious Advertising Network (CAN), a cross industry group that believe that the ethics must now catch up with the technology of modern advertising.

    • 46 min
    Magic of Media with Jon Card

    Magic of Media with Jon Card

    How can we create more Magic in the media?  How can we tell really brilliant stories of really brilliant people?  How can you get your stories told in the media?  We chat this and so much more on this weeks episode!
    Follow Jon:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joncard/
    About Jon Card:
    Jon Card is a media strategist and the author of How to Make Your Company Famous. He has worked as a business journalist for The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and The Times. He now uses his media skills to help mission-led entrepreneurs gain the attention they deserve. He also works as a professional speaker helping companies to communicate better with his Fleet Street Test. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Sisterhood with Chloe Davies

    Sisterhood with Chloe Davies

    Why does Sisterhood matter?  What happens when you are truly in a Sisterhood and how can it make you feel?  Join Em as she chats to Chloe about all this and so much more – expect laughs, truly brilliant words of wisdom and a lot of fab chat.
    Follow Chloe:
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/chloebdavies
    Instagram: @simplymschloe
    About Chloe Davies:
    With over 20 years of experience in various business sectors, I am a founder, consultant, and leader who is passionate about creating and sustaining inclusive cultures within the workplace and society. I believe that community is the heart of everything, and I seek to empower and celebrate the diverse talents and experiences of underrepresented groups, especially Black women and LGBTQ+ people.

    As the founder of It Takes A Village, a collective for Black women in advertising, media, and marketing, I work with partners to amplify the voices and visibility of this demographic and to create opportunities for their professional growth and recognition. As a social impact consultant, I advise and support social enterprises, organisations  and charities on their cultural strategy, inclusion and stakeholder engagement. I am also an ambassador for Mental Health First Aid England, a director at the London LGBTQ+ Community Centre Project, and a member of several and organisations that promote gender equality, diversity, and inclusion. Through my work, I aim to change the world for my sons and future generations.

    • 51 min
    Women In Business with Victoria Armstrong

    Women In Business with Victoria Armstrong

    How can we think differently about Women In Business? What can we learn from Victoria and her attitude to business? What can we do to support more women become founders?  Join Em as she chat to Victoria about all this and so much more…
    Follow Victoria:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/victoriaarmstrong_nz/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/victoriaarmstrong/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/VicsOnLocation About Victoria Armstrong:
    Victoria is a serial successful founder and Angel Investor from NZ,. She is currently COO for a Cyber tech company. On the board of Female Founders Rise (Emmie Faust)....growing hugely in less than a year.

    • 48 min
    Culture with Matt Fletcher

    Culture with Matt Fletcher

    How can you create a brilliant culture in your business?  What are the things you need to consider to create a truly brilliant place to work – join Em and Barbara as we chat to Matt who is quite simply brilliant!
    Follow Matt:
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-fletcher-a7781a23/
    Twitter: @matt1fletcher

    About Matt Fletcher:
    Co-founder of Fivium, a software company who are on a mission to improve the life of the public sector through better technology whilst creating the best possible place to work for our people. Also a husband and proud dad.

    • 36 min
    Black Women In Leadership with Elizabeth Anyaegbuna

    Black Women In Leadership with Elizabeth Anyaegbuna

    In Black History Month Em is joined by the fab Elizabeth – we talk all things Leading as A Black Woman, we talk her journey and what inspires her to be the fabulous human she is – we also talk challenges in the business world and so much more…
    Follow Elizabeth:
    Instagram: @@16x9media / @elizabethanyaegbuna
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-buna/
    About Elizabeth Anyaegbuna:
    Elizabeth, a shining star in UK and African media with over 20 years under her belt.  She secured high-value partnerships with big brands like 20th Century Fox, NFL, Nike and Adidas. With stellar experience at media giants Sky, Viacom, Turner and A+E Networks, she pioneered ad sales for African broadcaster GTV across 50 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa - how brilliant is that? She is an entrepreneur extraordinaire as Co-founder of indie 16x9media – a strategy, planning and production media agency. Elizabeth is super passionate about social justice and advocates loudly for diversity and inclusion in media fueled by her studies in Eng Lit and Law and a Masters in Law & Justice. She's a Founding Partner of Join Our Table, getting more Black women access in marketing, media and advertising. Our girl is President of Bloom UK, on the Mediacat editorial board, and made the 2022 IPA iList for her kick-arse DEI work. Tune in for all the insights from this female media powerhouse!

    • 39 min

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