The Coronavirus pandemic has brought about a huge shift in the way we all live our daily lives – not least the fact that since March of this year, whoever has been able to has been working remotely. But what does this mean for the role of the physical office as we know it? Recorded just before the government’s latest announcement of a second lockdown in England (but still extremely pertinent), Vicky Sayers is joined by Brandon Hollihan: co-founder of property management company, Castleforge Partners. He shares his experience of working from home and advocates for the importance of the office within business culture.
Adam Cox is joined by “America’s start-up success expert”, Alec Stern, who discusses his track record in launching and growing businesses. He shares why right now – in the middle of a global pandemic – is a great time to start a new business, as well as how to grow and then sell a business.
Adam Cox is joined by the CEO of Tax Aid, Valerie Boggs, to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on self-employed workers and how some are struggling with the new tax self-assessment processes. They talk through how Tax Aid is helping the most vulnerable members of society when it comes to understanding their tax, and the tax assessment process.
Adam Cox is joined by Ed Bassett from Camptoo, to discuss the rise of the campervan “staycation” in the face of COVID-19, and how owners of campervans and motorhomes are finding ways to monetise their assets which usually sit unused for most of the year. Ed explains how this model – similar to AirBnB – is giving people an income from their holiday vehicles, and providing people with a different kind of holiday without them having to buy their own motorhomes.
Adam Cox is joined by business strategist and growth mentor, Gavin Preston. Gavin recently published his book, Survive and Thrive, and shares pragmatic tips on how to thrive in the economic storm that is approaching using his unique “strategy compass” model.
Adam Cox is joined by entrepreneurs Alex Willcock and Felix Conran. They discuss the impact our living spaces have on our lives, the new reality of the home being on display through video calls, and the pressure this puts on the individual to have a more presentable living space. Adam delves into the changing relationship between the home space and the work space, and how the distinction between the two has started to blur during lockdown.
Adam Cox is joined by leadership and mindset coach, Adrian Hales, to discuss holistic approaches to boosting confidence and what it means to be superhuman. Adrian talks about the different types of confidence and the fine line between arrogance and authentic self-confidence. Adrian and Adam reveal the superheroes that most inspire them, and Adrian offers practical tips for anyone who needs an immediate confidence boost.
Adam Cox is joined by mindset mentor, Malina Bien, who discusses how to become more confident – as well as the relationship between confidence and self-esteem. Malina shares some tips to immediately boost your confidence, and explains why the difference between confidence and arrogance.
Adam Cox is joined by Florentina Ginoea, a spiritual life coach who helps men to identify their masculine archetype and to make changes in their professional and personal lives. Florentina shares her opinion that many men can feel unfulfilled in their lives, but are playing a role of the “provider” or “protector”, which often prevents them from being vulnerable or authentic. Florentina explains how she helps men to connect with their true identity.
Adam Cox is joined by Stuntman, Yoga Instructor, and founder of “The Downward Doug”: Doug Robson. Doug explains his journey to becoming a stunt man, and how Yoga gives his dangerous life balance. He talks about the mentality of taking risks, including life-threatening risks, and how it gives perspective to the other areas of his life. Doug also discusses the dichotomy of his pursuit of being a stuntman, which is considered highly masculine, and Yoga, which is thought of as a more feminine pursuit. He shares his life lessons and encourages everyone to take more risks in the pursuit of their dreams – whatever they may be.