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.
Adam Cox looks back at conversations with some of his favourite guests of 2019. He revisits: how to become “superhuman” with peak performance coach, David Saville; his discussion with award-winning entrepreneur and TedX speaker, Lorenzo Escobal, about starting a successful business while still a teenager; and why smoking could be what’s stopping you from finding true love, with relationship psychologist Annabelle Knight.
Adam Cox talks to success coach Matt McAllen about the nature of addiction. Matt explains how he hid a cocaine addiction from his family for 17 years, and how he broke his own addictive patterns and went on to help others with similar issues. They discuss how some addictions can be helpful as well as harmful, and Matt shares his advice on how to break addictive habits.
Adam Cox talks to transformational life coach, Ian Blunt, about how the way in which we define success to ourselves can either make us feel miserable, or empowered. He talks about how very few of us actually know what we want, which in turn can lead to frustration or procrastination. Ian offers a few tips to help you clarify what success really means to you, and how you can achieve those goals.
Adam talks to Hannah Hawkshaw, a blogger, international speaker and founder of Social Media company Branding Marketing Results. Hannah discusses her journey from being confined to home as a result of a health condition and then using that time to become competent in blogging and social media to the point that she was being asked to do work for clients while still a teenager. They discuss the psychological principles that stop people from fully utilising digital marketing platforms and also the principles that make them so effective. Hannah shares a few tips to amplify social media for businesses large and small and talks about how this will be even more important in the future.
Adam Cox talks to comedian James Mullinger, who left the UK for a new life in Canada. While James had moderate success in the London comedy scene, his career exploded when he made the move to Canada. James discusses why Canada isn’t the land of snow and ice that most people assume it is and that, due to its size, it’s actually much more varied than most Brits would know. He reveals how his unique perspective on Canada as an outsider helped his comedy career, and explains why Canada makes such a great place for a holiday.
Adam Cox talks to Nadia Dubiel, a professional speaker and coach with a unique story about the importance of staying true to individuality. Growing up in a forest surrounded by nature, her idyllic childhood inspired a different outlook that didn’t fit in well with her peers when she started school - where the mentality was to conform at all costs. Nadia’s attempts to be accepted led to years of unhappiness and stress, and only when she embraced her true self did her physical and mental health improve. Nadia says the pressure for everyone to be the same is turning us into zombies, blindly following the status quo. She shares some tips on how to escape the zombie apocalypse.
Adam Cox talks to relationship coach, Nancy Guo, about toxic relationships and how to resolve them. Nancy was a businesswoman who created – and then closed – her first business, when she realised it wasn’t creating personal fulfilment for her. Instead, she launched her own coaching business, and she now helps others find happiness, which she says starts first with the relationship we have with ourselves. Nancy offers some tips about how to spot the signs of a toxic relationship and what to do to have a better one.
Adam Cox talks to Lea Vendrami, a personal stylist and image coach, about the importance of personal branding and looking the part in business. They discuss the link between what we wear and our confidence levels and how those people that look the part tend to be perceived and treated differently from the norm. Lea explains that having the right wardrobe doesn’t need to be expensive and offers tips to revamp your closet.