We all grow up expecting school to prepare us for life as adults – but up until recently, the national curriculum did not cover lessons in financial literacy. In this episode, Vicky Sayers is joined by Esther Mukoro, founder of the career and personal finance blog for women: Money Nuggets.
Together they discuss the effects that lack of financial education can have in adulthood, and Esther details how a risky investment choice gone wrong was the catalyst for her creation of Money Nuggets. She shares how she went about educating herself in finance, and offers advice for the best place to start to get control of your money.
Adam Cox is joined by sex and relationship coach, Eugina O Liberty. Eugina discusses the key issues that can negatively affect relationships, and particularly those that can interfere with a healthy sex life. She talks about her background, and how issues and traumas from her past gave her distorted ideas about relationships – patterns she sees in many others. Eugina also offers some practical tips to help you kick-start an improvement in communication with your partner
Adam Cox is joined by Matthew Moody, the Grand Master of the League of Extraordinary Investors. Matthew shares why property is uniquely positioned to help investors become wealthy. They discuss why most people are anxious about the idea of investing in property, and the different strategies that can be used to turn property into a source of income. Matthew offers tips to get started and considers what the future may look like in the world of property and investments.
Since the suffragette movement, women have had to work hard to gain autonomy in what was once very much “a man’s world”; and when it comes to finances, women are yet to achieve equality. Vicky Sayers is joined in this episode by Tamara Gillan, founder of the WealthiHer Network: created to inspire and empower women to grow and protect their wealth. They discuss the continuing economic inequality of the sexes, and the initiatives put in place by the WealthiHer Network to work towards equality.
Adam Cox is joined by anxiety coach Sam Ortyl, whose life hit rock bottom due to extreme anxiety. Sam used to rely on alcohol to calm himself down during panic attacks, but turned things around by making a conscious effort to change his coping strategy. Adam and Sam discuss how anxiety has been an issue for both of them in their lives, and the different ways in which they each overcame it. Sam also shares a few tips that can immediately reduce anxiety and increase confidence.
Adam Cox is joined by Simone Vincenzi, founder and owner of GTEx: a personal development training company. Simone is one of the UK’s leading speakers on the topic of authority, and offers insight into how people and brands can increase their authority with their ideal customer or audience. Simone explains why things such as public speaking, media coverage and other approaches can hugely impact a person’s perceived authority, leading to higher earning power and brand positioning in any market.
Adam Cox is joined by Neil Fraser and Nick Beetham from Fraser and Fraser, a professional team of genealogists and international probate researchers, dedicated to tracing missing beneficiaries to unclaimed estates. They discuss the common misconceptions and myths surrounding wills; both in the different ways they can be written up, and what happens when a will hasn’t been written at all. They also discuss their work in the area of genealogy and ancestry – and the leaps and bounds that are being made in this area with increasing access to DNA tests via different online providers.
Adam Cox is joined by Maria Egorova, a relationship coach for men. Maria works with those who are struggling to cope with single life after relationship breakdown and divorce, and coaches them to reclaim their identity and gain the confidence to build new relationships. Maria discusses the ways in which men can struggle after a divorce, the tips that can help them to make progress, and why she feels it’s an advantage to be a female coach helping men.
Adam Cox is joined by branding expert Desislava Dobreva, also known as “The Branding Queen”. Des discusses exactly what branding is – and what it isn’t. They talk about why brands are so important, and how smaller companies and sole traders can use the principles of branding to build and establish a brand that is effective. Des offers some tips, and advises of the key pitfalls to avoid.
Adam Cox introduces more of his favourite episodes from 2019. We hear from blogger and international speaker, Hannah Hawkshaw, about how social media can enhance entrepreneurship; passive income coach, Douglas Vermeeren, explains why you shouldn’t rely on one job alone for your income; Lea Vendrami, a personal stylist and image coach, talks about the importance of personal branding and looking the part in business; and finally, comedian James Mullinger shares how his unique perspective on Canada as an outsider (originally from London) helped his comedy career, as well as why Canada makes such a great place for a holiday.