25 episodes

A podcast featuring interviews with inspiring Healthcare Professionals from various backgrounds who have pursued alternative careers, alternative sources of income and entrepreneurship. They share their experiences, motivations and valuable lessons learnt. We learn how we can use our diverse range of skills to carve out our own path to a life of fulfilment and financial freedom.

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A podcast featuring interviews with inspiring Healthcare Professionals from various backgrounds who have pursued alternative careers, alternative sources of income and entrepreneurship. They share their experiences, motivations and valuable lessons learnt. We learn how we can use our diverse range of skills to carve out our own path to a life of fulfilment and financial freedom.

    Episode 15 - Final Episode - Mental Health Practitioner to Managing Director of a home healthcare business.

    Episode 15 - Final Episode - Mental Health Practitioner to Managing Director of a home healthcare business.

    Jefter Chuma is Managing Director of ICRIT healthcare, an organisation which provides care services to include domiciliary care, live in care and respite care.

    We discussed;
    1. How ICRIT came about and the services offered.
    2. How the organisation stands out from the competition.
    3. The many ways the organisation invests in their staff/employees to ensure that they provide high quality care and support to clients and maintain job satisfaction.
    4. How the quality of care delivered is measured. 
    5. His responsibilities as a Director.
    6.  Important lessons learnt about leadership, his weaknesses and what he could have done different.

    Connect with Jefter :
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jefter-chuma-b3184b24/
    Website: https://www.icrithealthcare.co.uk/

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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/





    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 43 min
    Episode 14 - Nurse, Midwife and Owner of a children's clothing brand.

    Episode 14 - Nurse, Midwife and Owner of a children's clothing brand.

    Bonani Mapundu is a Nurse and Midwife by background and owns a clothing brand called Yanafella. She also undertakes consultancy work for small to medium sized organisations and facilitates workshops and speaking engagements to help aspiring creative entrepreneurs turn their craft or hobby into a business.

    We discussed:
    1.  How she has leveraged her passion for creativity into running a children’s clothing brand business. 
    2. What she did to prove her clothing business idea would work .
    3. Questions to ask when sourcing fabric and important costs to factor.
    4. How outsourcing some tasks to a virtual assistant has been an important step in managing her business. 
    5. How her business uses influencer marketing to increase brand awareness.
    6. Challenges she has encountered along the way.
    7. How to become expressively creative.
    8. What her consultancy services entail and further qualifications she had to attain.
    9. What helps her stay organised and motivated.

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    Connect with Bonani :
    Website: https://bonanimapundu.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iambonani/   OR   https://www.instagram.com/yanafella/

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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/






    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 42 min
    Episode 13 - Physiotherapist to Public Health and Epidemiologist

    Episode 13 - Physiotherapist to Public Health and Epidemiologist

    Mitchel Chatukuta is  Physiotherapist by background, currently working as an Epidemiologist, Occasional Editor and Board Member at Disability and Society (Journal).

    We discussed;
    1.  What led him to purse Public Health and Epidemiology.
    2. The additional qualifications he attained following his Physiotherapy degree .
    3. The work he does as an Epidemiologist and what he finds most fulfilling .
    4. Skills he has transferred from Physiotherapy to an Epidemiology.
    5.  Life lessons learnt on reflection and his next career path.

    Connect with Mitchel :
    Instagram: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchel-chatukuta-phd-032472b/

    Follow me at these places below and say hi:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/





    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 30 min
    Episode 12 - Psychologist to Founder of a digital mental health company

    Episode 12 - Psychologist to Founder of a digital mental health company

    Silja Litvin, is a Psychologist, CEO and founder of a digital mental health company called PsycApps. Her company uses gamification and psychology to help people help themselves. She launched an emotional fitness application called eQuoo, which is the only game only game that boosts mental and emotional health on the NHS Apps Library Silja has multiple articles published in peer-reviewed journals and two evidence-based mobile mental health applications making her one of the UK’s leaders in mobile mental health. 

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    We discussed:

    1.  What led her to  Psychology as a career path.  
    2. How the idea of eQuoo, the emotional fitness application game, came about.
    3. What makes the App unique and stand out from the crowd.
    4. Costs associated with developing an app. 
    5. The team structure required to develop an app.
    6. Points to be aware of when monetising mental health apps.
    7. How working in partnership with other organisations contributed to the success of the app. 
    8. Difficult moments she faced with whilst running her company ?
    9. Plans to scale.

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    Connect with Silja :
    Website: https://www.equoogame.com/
    Instagram: https://www.linkedin.com/in/silja-litvin/

    Follow me at these places below and say hi:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/

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    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 29 min
    Episode 11 - Nurse and founder of a company delivering health and wellness programs

    Episode 11 - Nurse and founder of a company delivering health and wellness programs

    Abigail Morakinyo is a Registered Nurse and Specialist in Public Health . She is also the founder of Health in Check, a company that delivers health and wellbeing programs.
    In this episode we discussed:
    How she came up with the concept for the company.
    Channels she uses to market her services and finds her clients.
    The transferrable skills that have added value to her business.
    The ways she adds value to people.
    How she copes with the pressures of managing a business.
    The most fulfilling aspect of her current role.
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    Connect with Abigail:

    Instragram: https://www.instagram.com/wellnurse_abi/
    Clubhouse: @wellnessabi
    Website : www.healthincheck.co.uk 
    Email; abi@healthincheck.co.uk
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    Follow me at these places below and say hi:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/

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    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 37 min
    Episode 10 - Audiologist's journey to Co-founder of a private clinic.

    Episode 10 - Audiologist's journey to Co-founder of a private clinic.

    Dr Gladys Akinseye is an Audiologist and Co-founder and Partner of a private clinic called The Hearing Hub Essex.

    We discussed:
    1. The fears she had prior to setting up  her clinic.
    2. How she raised capital .
    3. Sacrifices she has made to date and mistakes she could’ve avoided.
    4. How she maintains relationships with her patients.
    5. Lessons learnt throughout her entrepreneurial journey.
    6. Her greatest achievement to date.

    Connect with Gladys:
    Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/thehearinghubessex/
    Website: https://thehearinghub.co.uk/

    Follow me at these places below and say hi:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wellrestorer/
    Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fisiwe-guga-muvirimi-26572436/



    Music: Basic Implosion by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3420-basic-implosion/
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 30 min

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