Each month we will bring you no holds barred discussion on the biggest issues that affect our careers and lives.
You'll hear from an individual at the top of their game on the challenges they faced and the mistakes they made along the way.
And in Ask The Hive, if you are facing an obstacle or a problem in your career, you'll have a chance to get some superb advice from people who've been there and come out the other side.
To hug or not to hug?
On this week’s episode Simone is joined by Director of Comms Rebel and Co-founder of A Leader Like Me, Advita Patel.
Advita discusses her decision to set up her own business and reaching out to a mentor. She has created a powerful community to empower women and non-binary people of colour.
Presented by Simone Roche and Advita Patel.
Sponsored by Be Heard
No scorpions in the Baltic Triangle
Sam talks about new hybrid working styles being embraced by many businesses as well as the changing role of the office as a space to collaborate.
Simone discusses that Blah feeling a lot of us are experiencing which is called ‘languishing’.
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Badges, Be Heard & Business Cards
Simone is still buzzing after attending and speaking at the Good Business Festival and tells all about the first IRL event since the pandemic began!
This week’s Life Lessons are from Chair of Women in Social Housing North East and Assistant Director at Your Homes Newcastle, Crystal Hicks who urges us to be brave as we step into the future and talks about the importance of bringing our whole selves to work as a passionate advocate for minority and under-represented group.
Prepare, Prepare, Prepare
This week Sam and Simone discuss zoom mishaps, the American vaccine roll out as well as the logistics of using a typewriter.
Life Lessons are from Cynthia Ajayi, Media and Engagement Executive at The Women’s Organisation and freelance event host, podcaster and YouTuber. She talks about the importance of feeling valued and seen as well as how to prepare for a presentation.
Northern Power Plumber
It’s Stress Awareness month and we put out a poll asking how often you felt stressed. Simone explains the Stress Bucket visualisation technique which can help you think about your own wellbeing.
Life Lessons this week are from Catherine Millan, Student Recruitment & Widening Participation Officer at The University of Manchester. She speaks about creating equal access and student success in Higher Education as well as confidently knowing your own worth.
Sourdough starters and jigsaws
Simone shares some recent research from Accuracast, which suggests that Britons could have saved nearly £20k after one year of working from home.
Sam talks about work from home pods that have been rolled out in Japan and Singapore to help create some much-needed distance between work and home life.
Life Lessons this week are from Michelle Jones, Founder of Kind Currency CIC and Michelle Jones Weddings.