70% of us will, at some point in our lives, experience “Impostor Syndrome”: the feeling of not deserving our accomplishments, and the persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. Vicky Sayers is joined in this episode by team and leadership development consultant, Rebecca Godfrey, who shares her own story of dealing with Impostor Syndrome. Rebecca talks about spending three weeks at The Priory in 2014 for work-related stress, and details her journey from her lowest point to founding her own consultancy business, Etheo Limited. She also shares some encouraging tips for anyone else struggling with similar feelings of inadequacy, and highlights the importance of talking to others when feeling overwhelmed.
Adam Cox is joined by speaker and coach Jean-Pierre De Villiers who talked about how to take personal responsibility even in the face of adversity just months after a near fatal crash and what he learned from 16 days of silent meditation. Jean-Pierre was knocked over by a hit-and-run on his bike while riding from John O’ Groats to Lands’ End. This left him hospitalised and needing months of rehabilitation. JP discusses how we find the mental strength to forgive and how we was able to take personal responsibility for an accident to avoid becoming a victim. JP shares some tips to help make the best of any traumatic situation.
Adam Cox speaks to Sahar Hooti BSc (Hons), Alternative Medicine Practitioner and founder of AcuCare Clinic, about the benefits of acupuncture. Sahar talks about the growing popularity of this kind of treatment, and how not all acupuncturists are equally qualified or have the same level of competency. She shares how, when done correctly, acupuncture can relieve everything from stress to muscle tension, to digestion, and even hay fever symptoms!
Adam is joined by Chrissa and Victoria Tolidou also known as the Tolidou Sisters about the growing trend of personal branding. They explain how more and more individuals are leveraging their talents and expertise to become brands and explain how best to define your personal brand. They share their story of how a house fire have them a burning ambition to build their own brand and offer a few essential tips on personal branding.
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 is joined by Ronia Fraser – also known as the Rock n Roll Coach. Ronia, having experienced narcissistic abuse, reveals how to spot the signs – and how to heal if you have been affected by that kind of relationship. They discuss why narcissistic abuse is being talked about more and more in today’s society, and how being forewarned can help people to be prepared.
Adam Cox is joined by speaker and business coach Adam Strong, who talks about how his previous life as a long-distance runner has helped him in the business world. They discuss how the attributes of discipline, resilience and tenacity can become vital qualities in entrepreneurs and business owners. Adam offers a few tips about how to apply the principles of sports psychology to the world of business.
Colin D Ellis harboured ambitions to be an architect before working in banking, sales and IT. Since then, he’s worked with companies all over the world including Red Bull, Thomson Reuters and Australia’s government to help them transform their cultures. He’s an expert in boosting happiness at work and tackling harassment and bullying, in order to improve productivity and employee experience. He’s a music lover and claims Y2K (the Millenium Bug!) was prevented by people like him working on IT systems – a tongue-in-cheek claim you’ll hear, amongst other conversation, in this edition of Track Record.
What is “stress”, why do we experience it, and what can we do to reduce it? This week, Adam Cox is joined by Stress Relief Coach, Maxine Wynter. She talks about how modern technology can both help and hinder feelings of stress, and offers some tips to help keep it under control.