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By Sam Moinet

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#11 Esther Huijsmans - It's Not Only What You Know, It's Also Who You Know

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Goodbye For Now
Goodbye For Now
Welcome to the last episode of The Breakthrough Pod (for now). Thank you so much if you have listened to any of these episodes with some amazing guests from all around the world. Throughout the podcast I interviewed people doing extraordinary things and it has been a pleasure to speak to some inspirational human beings. We heard strategies to overcome failure, personal stories of overcoming challenges and life lessons from awesome people. I am taking the podcast into a different direction in 2021. So, this is goodbye for now, but excitement for what the future holds for The Breakthrough Pod. I am grateful to you and appreciate anyone who has listened to the show. We will be back soon, Sam
10:46
December 04, 2020
#30 Michael Arterberry - Shake Off The Dirt To Find Your Purpose
#30 Michael Arterberry - Shake Off The Dirt To Find Your Purpose
Michael Arterberry is a Master Encourager, and Dynamic Motivational Speaker. As a teenager, Michael was fortunate to receive guidance from positive adult role models who helped him overcome adversities and set high expectations for his future. Grateful for the role these mentors played in his own development, Michael decided to dedicate his professional life to helping people navigate the difficulties of life and launch their future into motion. For more than 25 years, he has been helping teens and adults to use what they have gone through as a catalyst for success rather than an obstacle for failure. Michael received the 2010 USA Network’s Characters Unite Award for exceptional commitment to combating prejudice and discrimination while increasing tolerance and acceptance within the community. He is also the recipient of the 2014 100 Men of Color Award for leadership in education, government, mentorship, entrepreneurial success and community service. In 2008, Michael founded Youth Voices Center, Inc. a non-profit with the mission of helping young people to become active, productive members of society by overcoming their obstacles, their history, stereotypes and even their own self-image and limiting beliefs.
51:46
November 06, 2020
#29 - Rich Wellington - Find Your Yoda To Achieve Your Dreams
#29 - Rich Wellington - Find Your Yoda To Achieve Your Dreams
Rich Wellington shows the hungry and sharp minded of the Fitness Industry how to grow their business and identity to surpass even their own dreams. Not only does he nourish those hungry individuals to be industry leaders of change, but he instills that same approach into being an amazing father & partner.
54:40
October 30, 2020
#28 - Manal Al-Adawi - How To Find Purpose and Self Compassion
#28 - Manal Al-Adawi - How To Find Purpose and Self Compassion
In this episode I am joined by Manal Al-Adawi. Manal is a life coach & positive psychology practitioner from Oman. After struggling with depression for a decade, she decided to leave her 9-5 as a lawyer to help young people find their purpose and flourish in life. This episode has loads of useful tips to help you find your purpose and practice more self compassion. Connect with Manal on Instagram @manal.aladawi
39:48
October 23, 2020
#27 - Peter Thompson - Skipping To Success
#27 - Peter Thompson - Skipping To Success
In Skipping To Success, we hear from Peter Thompson, a double world record holder in speed skipping, holding Guinness world records for the most crossovers in 30 seconds and 60 seconds! After what started as a personal therapy to overcome depression anxiety, Peter started skipping to music and became @skipbeatz_UK, an organisation to motivate and inspire children and young people to exercise to music, demonstrating the qualities to become a champion! This also led to the creation of a behavioural support programme called @ExBehaviour. The programme launches children into a journey of self discovery and awareness about their own choices, behaviours and attitudes through a diverse multi-sport programmme. This enables Pete to place his much needed own stamp on the education system!
54:41
October 16, 2020
#26 - Jordan Yeates - Vulnerability Is The Birthplace Of Strength
#26 - Jordan Yeates - Vulnerability Is The Birthplace Of Strength
In this episode I am joined by Jordan Yeates. This is one of the most open, real and honest chats that I have ever had with another man. Jordan is a mental health advocate, a student mentor for the Northampton Saints Foundation and founder of Jordan Yeates Mental Health When Jordan was at his lowest, he really needed someone that he could relate to, someone to tell him that they understood how he was feeling. After quickly realising just how few men there were being open about their mental health, Jordan wanted to help change that, by opening up himself. Connect with Jordan on Instagram @jordanyeatesmh
53:54
October 09, 2020
#25 - Alex Walsh - Camaraderie, Capsize and Courage; Rowing The Atlantic Ocean
#25 - Alex Walsh - Camaraderie, Capsize and Courage; Rowing The Atlantic Ocean
Captain Alex Walsh of the Royal Lancers, is a veteran of 8 years in the British Army. Having served around the world in both the Infantry and Cavalry, Alex has spent several years in the training environment where he trained and coached the next generation of Britain’s soldiers. In 2019/20 Alex was part of an intrepid crew of serving soldiers, who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, from the Canary Islands to Antigua. In this episode, Alex shares all about his experiences rowing across The Atlantic Ocean.
52:27
October 02, 2020
#24 - Mike Adams - How To Find Your Passion & Purpose; My Drum & Bass Journey
#24 - Mike Adams - How To Find Your Passion & Purpose; My Drum & Bass Journey
Mike Adams (also known as Tempza) is the founder and director of technology recruitment business Function 22, an award winning drum and bass MC and founder of streetwear clothing brand Urban Creative. His main passion, hosting drum and bass raves across the UK and internationally has seen him achieve regular slots and residencies for Hospitality DnB, Spearhead Records as well as being the front man for highly acclaimed production duo Hybrid Minds. Away from the raves he is director of his own recruitment company specialising in senior appointment hires for Product Management and User Experience Design professionals for a wide range of technology companies such as Farfetch, Kobalt Music, Zoopla, Rightmove, Clearscore and more. A dream of starting his own clothing brand, after many years of procrastinating led to the launch of Urban Creative Clothing in 2019. The brand stands for the importance of creativity in general and encourages its followers and customers to invest more time on creative talents. Head to www.urbancreativeclothing.com
01:11:31
September 25, 2020
#23 - Jamie Uppington - The Only Way Is Up
#23 - Jamie Uppington - The Only Way Is Up
In this episode I am joined by Jamie Uppington. Jamie is a 15 year old school student, Student Breakthrough graduate, speaker and boxer. In this episode Jamie shares all about his challenges with mental health and how he has overcome them at a young age to inspire other students to do the same. Jamie is one of the most inspirational human beings that I have ever met and his story is so powerful. You will gain so much perspective, growth and positivity from this episode. Connect with Jamie on Instagram by searching @the_onlywayisupp
30:59
September 18, 2020
#22 - Charlie Timbrell - Accept Yourself To Find Happiness Within
#22 - Charlie Timbrell - Accept Yourself To Find Happiness Within
Charlie has recently left her 9 to 5 job and is about to break into the world of coaching, after experiencing how truly transformational it can be. Having gone through her own journey with anxiety, insomnia and menstrual health issues; she is ready to empower people to connect more deeply to themselves, their bodies and their menstrual cycles. This episode is open, vulnerable and honest. Enjoy!
42:49
September 11, 2020
#21 - Olivier Malafronte - Express Your True Self
#21 - Olivier Malafronte - Express Your True Self
Olivier Malafronte is a French Entrepreneur and founder of Pocket Confidant AI. In this episode me and Olivier Speak about his new platform as well as other life lessons he's learnt from other startups he's been involved with. This is a great listen if you are an Entrepreneur yourself.
51:47
September 04, 2020
#20 Cameron Parker - Never Doubt The End Vision
#20 Cameron Parker - Never Doubt The End Vision
Cameron Parker is the leader of the younger generation; a world class youth coach and speaker. Cameron has spoken on stages both big and small across the UK and Europe educating and inspiring thousands of young people to level up their lives and upgrade their mindsets.
52:16
August 28, 2020
#19 Georgina Gorringe - Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life
#19 Georgina Gorringe - Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life
In this episode by Georgina Gorringe. Georgina is a binge eating coach, personal trainer and founder of UDOU. An online coaching program that helps women stop binge eating and feel confident in their bodies without dieting. Having struggled with a binge eating disorder is her early twenties, Georgina is now on a mission to help women break free from the diet/binge cycle and life live to the full.
41:31
August 21, 2020
#18 - Jack Wilkinson - Follow Your Passion
#18 - Jack Wilkinson - Follow Your Passion
In this episode I am joined by Jack Wilkinson. Jack is a football journalist at Sky Sports. In this episode, Jack shares how following your passion, being determined and believing in yourself creates success. As well as this, Jack shares some memorable moments from interviewing footballers such as Gary Neville, the challenges he has overcome in pursuing his dream and some awesome advice for how to succeed in your life. If you're into sports, this episode is awesome for you as we have a behind the scenes look at what it is like to be a Sky Sports journalist. Sit back, relax and listen to episode #18 of The Breakthrough Pod.
45:35
August 14, 2020
#17 - Syd Femtinos - Discover Your Love Of Learning
#17 - Syd Femtinos - Discover Your Love Of Learning
Syd is an award winning Science Communicator, Radio Broadcaster and qualified teacher. She is the founder of Award winning STEM organisation Femtinos. In light of Covid-19, Syd has set up UK Virtual School, a school without walls! Where high quality live interactive teaching embraces new technologies. Syd is also working on a global project "World Lockdown Tour" - 100 children, 5 Continents, 1 mission: to unite cultures and countries, share stories and inspire public speakers of the future! YouTube: https://youtube.com/LearnwithSyd Fb /insta : @SciencewithSyd FB / IG: @femtinos FB/ IG @UkVirtualSchool Website: https://femtinos.com
54:51
August 07, 2020
#16 - Steven Dennis - Don’t be afraid to eat a s**t sandwich
#16 - Steven Dennis - Don’t be afraid to eat a s**t sandwich
Steven is an entrepreneur from Medellin, Colombia and an amazing and old friend of mine. In this episode Steven shares so many inspirational stories from his life in The UK, China and Colombia, life lessons from the setbacks he has faced and he shares strategies to help you live your best life. If you’re a student, entrepreneur or someone who just wants a boost this episode is for you!
52:10
July 31, 2020
#15 - Zack Fortag - Never Too Young To Start
#15 - Zack Fortag - Never Too Young To Start
Zack fortag is a 19 year old charity and business owner from London. He has been running companies since he was 15 and has been heavily featured in the BBC, Forbes and guardian. Zack also does mentoring and motivational speaking. Aheadoftimeacademy.com
24:50
July 24, 2020
#14 - Captain Alex Walsh - Army, Adventures & The Atlantic
#14 - Captain Alex Walsh - Army, Adventures & The Atlantic
Captain Alex Walsh of the Royal Lancers, is a veteran of 8 years in the British Army. Having served around the world in both the Infantry and Cavalry, Alex has spent several years in the training environment where he trained and coached the next generation of Britain’s soldiers. In 2019/20 Alex was part of an intrepid crew of serving soldiers, who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, from the Canary Islands to Antigua.
01:02:48
July 17, 2020
#13 Jor'el Mitchell - Everything Is On The Way
#13 Jor'el Mitchell - Everything Is On The Way
In this episode I am joined by Jor’el Mitchell. As a Business & Branding Strategist & Do What You Love Activist Jor’El Mitchell is the Cyber-Celeb when it comes to branding: the art of getting known, respected, remembered and paid for who you truly are. Having overcome many challenges in his life and having learnt many powerful lessons, he now uses his unique business model “Cyber-Celebrity® Branding,” to teach you how to create the lifestyle you desire. Jor’El’s mission is to help individuals unlock and inspire others with their infinite potential. He travels internationally, teaching entrepreneurs, professionals, and individuals like yourself branding and business lessons, showing you how to inspire others while taking you, your lifestyle, your current brand or your business to that next level. Website: https://www.jorelmitchell.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hi_im_jorel/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jorel.mitchell
53:45
July 10, 2020
#12 Debbie Elder - No Problems, Just Solutions
#12 Debbie Elder - No Problems, Just Solutions
Debbie Elder is the nation’s leader in motivating students to be peak performers! She is a best-selling author, international speaker and certified trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach. Her varied background has equipped her to deal with any child under any circumstance. She has 29 years of experience working with children, teens and young adults in several different countries. As a college planner Debbie helped hundreds of students successfully navigate college. Debbie is the owner of the Set Them Up For Success, a coaching program and Shady Oak Primary School. This elementary school offers grades 1 – 5 and is located in Richmond, Texas.
45:19
July 03, 2020
#11 Esther Huijsmans - It's Not Only What You Know, It's Also Who You Know
#11 Esther Huijsmans - It's Not Only What You Know, It's Also Who You Know
In this episode I am joined by Esther Huijsmans Esther is an experienced sports & events professional, Trainer/coach for women in sports, Initiator of KICK-ES and Founder KICK-ES Academy Esther has over 20+ years of experience in international large-scale sports and entertainment projects/events such as FIFA World Cup, the Olympic Games and Tomorrowland Winter. Esther also trains and mentors women in the sports industry who feel stuck getting more clarity, confidence & courage. And last but not least, she is the founder of 𝗞𝗜𝗖𝗞-𝗘𝗦 (𝗞nowledge, 𝗜nspiration and 𝗖onnection for 𝗞ick-ass ladies in 𝗘vents & 𝗦ports, an inspiration platform for and by women working in the sports industry (currently only in Dutch). The platform is part of her mission to empower women, give them a stage and to get more women into leadership positions in the sports industry.
40:45
June 26, 2020
#10 Chloe Sanders - Thriving Not Suffering
#10 Chloe Sanders - Thriving Not Suffering
In this episode I am joined by Chloe Sanders. Chloe is a Senior Early Years Educator and a Trainee Verbal Behaviour Therapist. Chloe faced a major challenge in her 20's of being diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. In this episode Chloe shares her inspirational story about how she came to accept, love and thrive after having major surgery last year. I was blown away by Chloe and there are countless life lessons in this episode to help you to live your best life.
37:14
June 19, 2020
#9 Rymel DMOT - Do Your Own Thing
#9 Rymel DMOT - Do Your Own Thing
In this episode I am joined by Rymel Dmot. Rymel is on a mission to help thousands of employees transition from a job, to doing their own service based business. In this episode, Rymel shares so many amazing stories, tips and insights to help you live your best life! I loved this podcast, one of my favourite ones yet. Sit back, listen and enjoy the lessons! Connect with Rymel - @RymelDmot on Facebook & Instagram.
48:44
June 12, 2020
#8 Dale Hancock - You Are A Miracle
#8 Dale Hancock - You Are A Miracle
In this episode I am joined by Dale Hancock. Dale is a coach, international speaker, best selling author and founder of The Confidence Academy 4 Kids. As the confidence coach for students Dale’s ambition to impact over 1 million students worldwide is coming to fruition. Speaking in Parliament on the issues surrounding mental health, low self-esteem and a confidence crisis in schools, Dale has raised awareness of this need in schools. He is often asked to be the special guest on podcasts and radio shows and he is regularly asked to speak in schools on stage and deliver this Confidence Unleashed 4 Students workshops internationally. All helping him fulfil his life mission to impact over 1 million children worldwide. This episode is truly awesome! Sit back, listen and soak up the lessons!
38:23
June 05, 2020
#7 Monty Panesar - Give Back To Move Forward
#7 Monty Panesar - Give Back To Move Forward
In this episode I am joined by Ex England Cricketer Monty Panesar. Monty shares some great memories of representing England, why it is always important to give back and contribute to others and how he is adapting to life in lockdown. This episode is a fantastic insight into the life of a professional sportsman and Monty shares some great strategies that will help you in your life. Connect with Monty on LinkedIn, Youtube, Twitter.
23:59
May 29, 2020
#6 Lisa Pringle - Contribution, Care and Covid-19
#6 Lisa Pringle - Contribution, Care and Covid-19
In this episode I am joined by Lisa Pringle Lisa is a paramedic and team leader for the NHS. Lisa shares her early experiences of joining the ambulance service at 21, the challenges she has overcome, some awesome stories of contribution and how the ambulance service has coped with Covid 19. This episode is full of amazing tips, learning and advice for you. I am sure you will enjoy the episode and take loads from it.
31:16
May 22, 2020
#5 Raghav Parkash - You Have Unlimited Confidence
#5 Raghav Parkash - You Have Unlimited Confidence
In this episode I am joined by Raghav Parkash. Raghav is a coach, public speaker, trainer and  founder of Create Your Breakthrough This episode is so special as Rag has been my cooch, mentor and friend for the last two years. He has helped me overcome so many challenges and helped me to feel more confident, happy and positive. As a Business & Life Coach, Rag has coached thousands of people and business owners to perform at their best consistently while creating the success and impact they envision as fast as possible. Rag's coaching is personal and focused on helping people feel unstuck & clear about what they need to achieve to progress in their life. I love the calming influence of Rag in this episode as he shares wisdom and knowledge about his life lessons and how to gain confidence and clarity. Enjoy!
39:27
May 15, 2020
#4 Lenita Abouchabake - Life Is Tough & So Are You
#4 Lenita Abouchabake - Life Is Tough & So Are You
In this episode I am joined by Lenita Abouchabake. Lenita Abouchabake's passion for health and young people always empowered her into learning ways to educate youth on how to become healthy, confident and resilient. This passion led her to becoming a Physical Education Teacher, to raise awareness on the importance of student wellbeing. Wanting to expand her classroom, she became a Teen Life Coach to deliver coaching programs for families, schools and communities, through The Wellbeing Warrior Project. This episode is full of amazing tips, learning and advice for you. I am sure you will enjoy the episode and take loads from it. Connect with Lenita... www.wellbeingwarrior.com.au/ www.facebook.com/groups/empowerteensmakemoney
43:47
May 08, 2020
#3 Shaun Franklin - Afghanistan To Entrepreneur.
#3 Shaun Franklin - Afghanistan To Entrepreneur.
In this episode I am joined by Shaun Franklin. Shaun shares his experiences of being in the British Army as a frontline infantry soldier serving two tours of Afghanistan, and his subsequent battles with PTSD. Shaun is now the director of a wellbeing company and gym owner called Chamber Health and Wellbeing. I was inspired with Shaun's honesty and vulnerability. His story is extremely powerful with some awesome life lessons that you can learn and grow from.
01:07:26
May 01, 2020
#2 Rhys Thornbury - My Olympic Journey
#2 Rhys Thornbury - My Olympic Journey
In this episode I am joined by New Zealand Winter Olympian, Rhys Thornbury. Rhys shares his journey from joining The Royal Air Force, to learning the sport of Skeleton Bobsleigh and finally to becoming a Winter Olympian in under eight years. I was inspired by Rhys' story of 'giving it a go' and his pure determination, sacrifice and drive to push himself to achieve his dream. Remember, anything is possible. Rhys has now become a Skeleton Bobsleigh coach for Team GB whilst also serving as a Royal Air Force personnel Support Officer.
45:28
April 24, 2020
#1 Dale Sidebottom - The Energy From Down Under
#1 Dale Sidebottom - The Energy From Down Under
My very first guest is the legend, Dale Sidebottom. We have an awesome chat all about overcoming setbacks, what makes a great teacher and how to inspire people to move! Dale has been referred to as the energiser bunny of the teaching world. With his love of play, fun fitness, energy and passion for getting people moving, Dale has created Jugar Life, Energetic Education as well as the top rating podcast Energetic Radio. Dale has created a unique blend of fun, teamwork, wellness and movement into his keynotes, seminars and conferences which he has presented in 20 countries around the world.
31:46
April 16, 2020
The Intro: Welcome To The Breakthrough Pod
The Intro: Welcome To The Breakthrough Pod
Hello and welcome to the introductory episode of The Breakthrough Pod. The show that is dedicated to help you learn, grow and become the best version of yourself. In this episode, Sam shares his reasons why he started the podcast, his own personal story and how he has overcome setbacks to see failure as a blessing.
09:13
April 15, 2020