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Talking Business with Danny Pardoe

By Danny Pardoe
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#60 - Olivia Talks The Life Of A Librarian, The Impact of TikTok on Reading and The Future of Libraries

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#60 - Olivia Talks The Life Of A Librarian, The Impact of TikTok on Reading and The Future of Libraries
In this episode, I talk business with Olivia. The role of a Librarian is a varied one and in this episode, we break down any and all stereotypes of the role of a Librarian and the important part Olivia and her colleagues play in student development. We also delve into the impact of TikTok on reading and how reading is now cool again (in case you thought it ever wasn't :) ) Get more, including audio podcasts, at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com where I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills.
38:43
May 15, 2022
#59 - Iona Talks Theme Park and Attraction Design, The Inspiration For Her Career and Tips For Budding Designers
In this episode, I talk business with Iona.  Currently based in Orlando, Florida, Iona designs theme parks and attractions but how does she do it? You'll hear the inspiration behind Iona's career journey, what she needs to consider when working on a new concept and her views on the current and future state of the exciting theme park industry. Get more, including video podcasts, at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com where I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills.
34:56
May 04, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 58 - Michelle Talks Financial Copywriting, Being a Children's Book Author and Top Tips for Linkedin
In this episode, I talk business with Michelle Eshkeri. Michelle is both a Financial Copywriter and a published author of children's books.  Whilst this might seem an unusual combination, this episode features Michelle's story of how she discovered the joy in her career through her family and by finding her passion. Get more episodes and the audio podcast versions at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com.
33:10
April 26, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 57 - Marvin Talks His Decision To Change Careers, Why Law Wasn't For Him and His Passion For Giving Back
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Welcome to Episode 57 of Talking Business with Danny Pardoe.  In this episode, I talk business with Marvin. Marvin discusses his career journey and why a career in law wasn't for him. Changing career paths is not a failure though as Marvin explains how he has now found his passion and has big plans for what comes next.
37:59
March 29, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 56 - Kimani Talks His Career Journey From GCSE's to His Career in Law and Banking
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Welcome to Episode 56 of Talking Business with Danny Pardoe.  In this episode, I talk business with Kimani. Kimani's current role involves him working in the legal sector for Barclays Bank but his journey there gives an insight into what makes him tick, the importance he places on giving back as well as tons of advice for people looking to take a chance on themselves and follow their passion.
32:11
March 20, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 55 - Colin Noble, Director of Human Everything Talks Mental Health in the Workplace and his Unique Career Journey
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Be sure to check out Human Everything at https://www.humaneverything.co.uk/. Welcome to Episode 55 of Talking Business with Danny Pardoe.  In this episode, I talk business with Colin Noble, Director of Human Everything. Passionate about mental health and improving the workplace, Colin discusses his career journey that has taken some twists and turns to get to where he is now.  We also discuss the importance of mental health in the workplace, how Human Everything can help an organisation and what's next in this important, growing industry.
32:20
February 22, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 54 - Emilio Cortez Talks Education and Community Programmes at the San Francisco 49ers
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Get more of 49ers EDU at http://www.49ers.com/EDU Welcome to Episode 54 of Talking Business. I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills. In this episode, I talk business with Emilio Cortez, Coordinator at 49ers EDU. I always love talking 49ers football and this was no exception. Emilio shares his career journey, his passion for arts and how he combines his love for education, the arts and the 49ers into his brilliant day job. You'll also hear about the great work the San Francisco 49ers do for their local community through their 49ers EDU programme. GO NINERS!
33:05
February 11, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 53 - Afia Talks Careers in Sports & the NFL and the Community & Grassroots Development of the NFL in the UK
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Welcome to Episode 53 of Talking Business. I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills.  In this episode, I talk business with Afia Law. Afia is the Head of Community and Grassroots Development for the NFL in the UK. You'll get to hear how Afia has turned her passion for the game into a successful career as well as some of the exciting developments for American Football in the UK.
33:48
January 26, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 52 - Amina Talks The Life Of An Accountant, Apprenticeships and Top Tips For Aspiring Accountants
Get more episodes at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com. Check out Amina's business, SME Outsourcing, at https://www.smeoutsourcing.co.uk/. Welcome to Episode 52 of Talking Business.  In this episode, I talk business with Amina Hussain. Amina runs SME Outsourcing, an accountancy and advisory business in Birmingham, England. You'll hear about her career journey from her beginnings helping her family with their accounts, her apprenticeship and everything else in between which has led to her being an award-winning, extremely successful business owner. If you're looking at starting your accountancy career, you'll definitely want to hear Amina's advice.
37:33
January 19, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 51 - Annie Talks Facing and Overcoming The Challenges of Mental Health, Business Networking and More.
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com. You can find Annie on Linkedin at  https://www.linkedin.com/in/annie-anne-marie-pagan-b19a1a15b/ and the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce at https://hwchamber.co.uk/. Please be aware that this episode does contain a serious, mature conversation about mental health. Your discretion is advised. Welcome to Episode 51 of Talking Business. In this episode, I talk business with Annie Pagan, Account Executive at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce. We discuss the importance of business networking, along with how and why businesses do this. With all credit to Annie, we also have an open and honest discussion about the challenges Annie has faced with her mental health. I hope you find her words as inspirational as I do.
37:12
January 09, 2022
Talking Business - Ep. 50 - Conor Cotton, Managing Director of Not Going To Uni, Talks Apprenticeships, Work-Based Learning and Alternatives To University
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com. Find out more about Not Going To Uni at https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/  Welcome to Episode 50 of Talking Business. In this episode, I talk business with Conor Cotton. Conor is the Managing Director of Not Going To Uni, a website and service I've highlighted to students for many years as an invaluable resource to find out about the alternatives to University. We delve deep into Conor's career journey and discuss the importance of alternative approaches to qualifications, education and training through apprenticeships and work-based learning.
37:30
November 30, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 49 - Paul Talks How To Get Started In A Career In Law, His What The Footie Podcast And What Motivates Him
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com. Find out more about Paul on his Linkedin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-musa-a6a958105/ and head to https://www.whatthefootie.com/ to check out Paul's brilliant podcast. In this episode, I chat to Paul Musa. Paul is a Trainee Solicitor and you'll hear all about the early stages of what promises to be a very successful career in Law. Paul's insights on University, role models, motivation are truly fascinating and I hope they inspire you as much as they did me. Oh, and he runs his own podcast too! Search for What The Footie Podcast to see what you're missing!
37:13
November 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 48 - Iman Talks Careers In Construction, Her Unstoppable Work Ethic and Her Contribution To Her Community
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com.  Welcome to Episode 48 of Talking Business. I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills. In this episode, I chat to Iman Khan, Site Supervisor at ALD Construction. This is a truly inspirational episode as you hear Iman talk frankly and honestly about her journey through the construction industry, her role as a mother, her volunteering work and how she lets nothing (and I mean NOTHING!) stand in her way. Get inspired!
35:20
November 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 47 - David Akosim Talks Social Media, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the NFL
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com. Welcome to Episode 47 of Talking Business. I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills.  In this episode, I talk business with David Akosim. David is the Social Media and Youth Marketing Lead for the NFL in the UK. He also holds key roles to promote equality, diversity and inclusion within the NFL. We chat about his career journey, the importance of social media in promoting the NFL and some of the ways in which he is championing equality, diversity and inclusion.
33:18
October 31, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 46 - Rebecca Talks About Her Passion For Accounting & Finance, the Real World of University and Working as a Purchase Ledger Accountant for Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy
In this episode, I chat to Rebecca Nasar who has recently graduated in Accounting and Finance and is now working as a Purchase Ledger Accountant for Louis Vuitton. I've had a lot of requests for interviews with people in this industry and this is a great one to start with. Rebecca talks candidly about her passion for her subject, the real world of University life and what it takes to get started in the world of Accounting and Finance. Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com.
31:09
October 17, 2021
#44 - James Merry Talks His Career Journey In Acting, Education, Children's TV and Advice For Young Actors
In this episode, I chat to James Merry. We discuss James's continuing career journey through the world of acting which includes education, commercials, TV dramas and children's TV (which, as you probably know, focuses on Waffle The Wonder Dog). You'll get an honest opinion on how glamorous the world of acting can be as well as some crucial advice for aspiring actors everywhere. Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com. See more of James' Time 2 Act at https://time2act.uk.com/.  
36:04
July 12, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 43 - Tayyib and Sam Talk Film Production, Working In The Film Industry and How To Make It In Movies
In this episode, I chat to Tayyib and Sam. Tayyib is a former student of mine (albeit for not very long) and Sam was his Media Studies Teacher at college. Tayyib has gone on to work on many major blockbusters that you've already seen, or will be seeing soon, and his success is down to his passion, his work ethic, his positivity, his fearlessness and having an amazing Teacher like Sam at a pivotal moment in his life. You'll hear all of this and more in this fun  and inspirational episode. Get more at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com.
01:01:19
July 11, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 42 - Rebecca Zeitlin Talks Hybrid Air Vehicles, Airlander, Sustainability, Technology And The Future Of Air Travel
In this episode, I chat to Rebecca Zeitlin, Head of External Affairs and Communications at Hybrid Air Vehicles. We chat about advancements in technology and how the importance of sustainability are driving business decisions in new directions and proving there is a viable and bright future for Hybrid Air Vehicles and their Airlander. Rebecca also has a unique career journey into her current role that you'll definitely want to hear about! Get more at http://www.TalkingBusinessPodcast.com.
41:04
July 11, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 41 - Terrell Lloyd, Lead Photographer for the San Francisco 49ers, Talks His Passion for Photography, His Career Journey and Advice for Aspiring Photographers
In this episode, I talk business with Terrell Lloyd. Terrell is the Lead Photographer for the San Francisco 49ers NFL team so, as a MASSIVE 49ers fan, this was a really exciting interview for me. We discussed Terrell's career journey, his love for the 49ers and photography, the differences between shooting at Candlestick Park and Levi's Stadium, tips and tricks to get "the shot" on the football field, why he mentors younger photographers and what's next for his role and the future of photography.
01:03:24
July 01, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 40 - Anthea Gregory, Head of Human Resources at NFL International, Talks About Her Career Journey, Growth of the NFL, International Teamwork, CV Advice and More
In this episode, I talk business with Anthea, Head of Human Resources at NFL International. As a massive NFL fan, this was exciting for me to delve behind-the-scenes of the NFL and find out about Anthea's career journey, the international operations of the NFL, the importance of teamwork and communication, growth of the league in the UK and abroad and to get some honest advice about how to get your CV noticed by a true HR professional.
32:02
June 30, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 39 - Lisa Talks Global Campaign Strategy for Online and Social Media Marketing, Behind The Scenes In The Industry and Her International Career Journey
Get more at http://www.talkingbusinesspodcast.com and connect with Lisa on her Linkedin profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisavecchio/. In this episode, I chat to Lisa Vecchio, a Global Marketing Campaign Strategist for Hootsuite. As well as discussing her fascinating international career journey and the experiences and learning that can come from this, we delve behind the scenes of online and social media marketing to find out the decisions that are made before content is released to consumers and what happens after it is. 
41:57
June 27, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 38 - KJ Talks Careers In Retail, Progressing Through Leadership and Management Roles, B2B Networking and The Importance Of Loving What You Do
In this episode, I talk business with Katie-Jo, a Sales Executive who's responsible for the entire Birmingham area for the award-winning networking organisation, Downtown In Business. We discussed KJ's progress in retail after leaving college, her work with some of the premier cosmetics and fragrance brands, her career changes, the impact of covid-19 on her career and why she now loves what she does for a living. I have no doubt that you'll find it as fascinating and inspirational as I did.
43:56
June 19, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 37 - Tony Elvin, General Manager of Touchwood Solihull, Talks His Career & The Exciting Future of Retail
In this episode, I chat to Tony Elvin, General Manager of Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull.  Tony has fantastic stories to share on leaving school, working his way up through the hospitality industry and now into his role as General Manager of Touchwood. We also discussed the future of retail and the importance of the customer experience in this ever-changing industry. Oh, you might want to listen up for the advice on why you should always be on time for work too :)
40:08
June 19, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 36 - Ebony Talks Formy Books, Celebrating Black Culture in Children's Literature and Independent Publishing
In this episode, I chat to Ebony Lyon, co-founder and Head of Marketing at Formy Books. We discussed where the idea for Formy Books came from, why the message of celebrating black culture is important, how a diverse range of creators are included in the entire independent publishing process and what's next for Ebony and the brilliant Formy Books.
31:35
June 19, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 35 - Simon Talks The Importance Of Networking, How To Network, Careers in PR and Media Relations and More
In this episode, I chat to Simon Rothstein. Simon is a PR professional and runs his own PR firm, SRX Consultancy. Simon discusses his career journey, his love for PR, the international clients he works with, his faith, the importance of networking and the importance of being nice (in case you didn't know to do that already!)
33:01
June 09, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 34 - Casey Bailey Talks Being The Birmingham Poet Laureate, The Future of The Arts, Careers in Poetry and More
In this episode, I chat to Birmingham Poet Laureate, Casey Bailey. We talk about Casey's unrelenting work ethic, his role as a teacher, authenticity, poetry, the legacy of the Commonwealth Games, the future of the arts and more. Find out more about Casey at http://www.caseybailey.co.uk.
42:49
May 22, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 33 - Part 2 of 2 ft. The Startup Teacher Playbook Authors: Michelle Talks The Startup Teacher Playbook, CPD and Advice for All Teachers
This is Part 2 of 2 in which I chat to the authors of the brilliant book, The Startup Teacher Playbook. In this episode, I chat to Michelle, the co-author of The Startup Teacher Playbook. Michelle discusses how her career journey led her to developing and creating the book with Darcy Bakkegard to enable Teachers to take control of their own CPD, as well as how important Teachers are to students and why their own learning is so important. Check out https://theeducatorslab.com/ as discussed in this video for more.
43:42
May 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 32 - Part 1 of 2 ft. The Startup Teacher Playbook Authors: Darcy Talks The Startup Teacher Playbook, CPD & Advice for All Teachers
This is Part 1 of 2 in which I chat to the authors of the brilliant book, The Startup Teacher Playbook. In this episode, I chat to Darcy, the co-author of The Startup Teacher Playbook. Darcy discusses how her career journey led her to developing and creating the book with Michelle Blanchet to enable Teachers to take control of their own CPD, as well as some great advice for new and experienced Teachers alike. Check out https://theeducatorslab.com/ as discussed in this video for more.
01:02:07
May 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 31 - Diana Talks SEO, PPC, Improving Search Engine Rankings and Careers in the Tech Industry
In this episode, I chat to Diana. Diana is an expert in SEO, PPC and optimising a business' search results ranking. Diana has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share on this industry as well as the importance of e-commerce, social media, career advice and more.
58:04
May 08, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 30 - Sarah Talks Social Media Therapy Podcast, Social Media Management and Careers in Social Media
In this episode, I chat to Sarah. Amongst seemingly doing EVERYTHING, Sarah is a Social Media Manager and co-host of the brilliant Social Media Therapy podcast. Sarah talks about her career journey, the challenges she's faced and overcome, what's next for her and her businesses as well as some top-notch career advice for young marketing professionals.
42:14
May 08, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 29 - Tara Talks Careers in ICT, Technology and Challenging/Destroying Gender Stereotypes
In this episode, I chat to Tara.  We discuss Tara's career journey to her current role as Chief Technology Officer at Motorpoint, the ever-changing nature of the ICT and technology industry, the stereotypes and barriers she has battled along the way and advice for people wanting to get started in this exciting industry.
30:30
May 08, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 28 - Rob Talks Saigon Gators Basketball, Vietnamese Basketball, The Life-Changing Effect of Sport and Motivation
In this episode, we take a special sports focus with Rob who runs the Saigon Gators basketball programme. This is also our second chat on Talking Business so it's a "One Year On" catch-up too. We talk basketball (obviously) but also how he has developed a programme from scratch and the important role this plays in the lives of young people in the local community.
43:28
May 08, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 27 - Lara Talks Job Hunting, Working in Social Media and Overcoming Adversity as a Student and a Graduate
In this episode, I spoke with Lara about her journey from her A-Levels through to being employed in her current role as a Marketing Assistant.  Lara has overcome adversity many times in her career journey and I have no doubt that you'll be amazed at her perseverance to get herself started in the marketing industry. We also discuss the importance of social media and how changes in it could affect businesses.
39:20
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 26 - Kris Talks Tourism, Career Changes, Working In A Primary School, Ru Paul's Drag Race and More
In this episode, I chatted with Kris. We went to the same school and college in the 90's and our career paths took different, but sometimes eerily similar, routes. We talked about working in the tourism industry, career changes, the role of creativity in mental health, amateur dramatics, life as a drag queen and Ru Paul's Drag Race. When you throw in Kris' honest and brilliant career advice, how's that for an eclectic mix of topics?!
01:00:56
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 25 - Kerrie Talks Overcoming Challenges, Media Representations of Disability, Living with Cerebral Palsy and More
In this episode, I spoke with Kerrie about her career journey to her current role as a freelance writer and reviewer. We discussed how to overcome challenges and failures, career pathways not going in the direction initially planned, living with cerebral palsy, representation of disabilities in the media and some top-notch advice for anybody out there who is facing a challenge or a fear of failure.
43:52
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 24 - Cat and Jay Talk Imagen Insights, Gen Z, The Entrepreneurial Spirit and More
In this episode, I chat with Cat and Jay, founders of Imagen Insights. You'll get to hear about how Imagen Insights are connecting brands with 16-26 year olds in Gen Z, the importance of market research, their career journey to this point and the trials and tribulations of founding and running a business.
40:51
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 23 - Ridhi Talks Active Travel, Sustrans, Volunteering, Business Start-Ups and Career Advice
In this episode I chatted with Ridhi, the Partnerships Manager for the West Midlands for Sustrans. We spoke about relocating to Birmingham starting a new business and community project, career changes, family life and, importantly, the necessary behavioural shift that she is helping to promote towards active travel. I hope that this gives you the impetus you need to make a change in how you travel.
53:05
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 22 - Will Talks Project Management, Volunteering and Spectator Transport at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022
In this episode, I chat to Will, a Project Manager responsible for ensuring that spectators can travel around and attend the venues at Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022. We talk about Will's career journey, the importance of volunteering, infrastructure design and change, the importance of the Commonwealth Games to Birmingham and the West Midlands and more.
52:56
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 21 - Andrew Talks The Value of Train, Tram and Rail Networks to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022
In this episode, I talk to Andrew, the Spectator Transport Manager for the Commonwealth Games. We chat about the importance of the train, rail and tram networks in Birmingham and the West Midlands. We discuss recent projects, future developments, the role these networks will play in the Commonwealth Games and the legacy that will be left behind after the games.
56:11
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 20 - Jacqui Talks Transport for West Midlands and its Importance to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022
In this episode, I talk to Jacqui Miller from Transport For West Midlands. Jacqui works with a variety of stakeholders across the West Midlands and here we discuss the importance of, and the links between, Transport For West Midlands and The Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022. There's a lot more to it than you might think!
26:28
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 19 - Neil Talks Brockswood Animal Sanctuary, Animal Welfare, Diversification and the Importance of Volunteering
In this episode, I chat to Neil, the Managing Director of the brilliant Brockswood Animal Sanctuary. We discuss the history of Brockswood, their diversification, the impact of covid-19, the life of an animal sanctuary worker, the importance of volunteering, how local businesses can contribute to the local community and much, much more.
01:00:26
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 18 - Mark Talks Life As A Commercial Airline Pilot, His Unique Career Path, The Aviation Industry and Advice for Budding Pilots
This episode features a former work colleague, Mark, who is now a commercial airline pilot. You'll hear his fascinating, and somewhat different, career path to becoming a pilot, career advice for budding aviators and the importance of taking a chance and changing your career so that you can do something you love.
35:08
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 17 - Khayam Talks Work Ethic, Life As A Graduate, The Importance of Volunteering and More
This episode features a former student of mine, Khayam. We talk about the importance of a work ethic, skills learnt from volunteering, the realities of life after University and advice for people still studying and about to enter the workplace.
39:56
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 16 - Dean Talks Graphic Design, How To Get Started in the Industry and How To Be A Successful Graphic Designer
This episode features Dean, a Graphic Designer of 20+ years and an old school friend. We talk about Dean's studies of graphic design, his career journey, what life is really like as a Graphic Designer as well as some brilliant, honest and invaluable career advice for budding graphic designers.
51:50
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 15 - Chloe and Mohammed Talk Apprenticeships, Their Benefits and How To Manage The Recruitment Process
This episode features two guests, Chloe and Mohammed, who are both on Apprenticeship programmes. They'll give their honest advice on how to secure an apprenticeship place, the roles they play in their businesses and the benefits of apprenticeship programmes.
31:44
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 14 - Hamzah Talks Software Product Management, Overcoming Adversity and How To Ace An Interview
In this episode, I speak to a former student of mine, Hamzah. He shares his journey from being expelled from school, to heartbreak on A-Level results day and then onto a successful career as a Software Product Manager (whilst achieving a First Class Honours degree along the way!). There's so much honest advice in here for school, college and University leavers, job applicants and anybody who needs a reminder that you can overcome obstacles put in your way.
46:24
May 07, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 13 - Diana Talks Starting A Small Business, Being A Successful Entrepreneur and Small Business Growth
A must-watch/listen for budding entrepreneurs!. In this episode, I talk to Diana Reid, founder of The Shortbread Company. You'll hear about her journey from studying Leisure and Tourism at college to starting her own, successful business that is now going from strength to strength. 
26:19
May 03, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 12 - Umara Talks Gap Years, University, Employment, Mental Health, Life Lessons and More
In this episode, I talk to Umara, a former student of mine in A-Level Business.   Umara has life stories galore with advice on everything ranging from college work, gap years, University choices, employment, discrimination, mental health and more.
01:01:45
April 25, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 11 - Katie Lowe Talks Careers in Creative Writing, Life As A Novelist and Creative Writing in Marketing
In this episode, I talk to Katie Lowe. Katie is the author of three published novels and has a varied career revolving around creative writing. You'll hear the insights into all of this as well as life as a student studying for a PhD, the importance of feminism and some honest life and career advice throughout.
41:31
April 19, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 10 - Jeff Reinebold Talks American Football, The Business of Global Sport, Life In The Media and Career Advice
In this episode, I chat to Jeff Reinebold. Jeff has a long and storied career as a coach in American Football all over the world as well as being a well-respected media analyst for Sky Sports. Jeff talks about the international business of American Football, the development of young players, what it's really like to work in the media and some of the best career/life advice I've ever heard. Honest!
36:43
April 19, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 9 - Ismail Talks Life After College, Starting A Business & Car Customisation
In this episode, I chat to an ex-student of mine who has gone on to form a variety of successful enterprises since leaving college. He now runs his own business as well as attending University. Ismail gives a great insight into life after college, starting a small business, car customisation and more.
25:29
April 12, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 8 - Danielle Talks Studying Esports at University and Careers in the Gaming and Esports Industries
In this episode, I talked business with Danielle Morgan, a 3rd year esports student at University who also holds a variety of roles within the esports industry. She shares a fascinating insight into the study of esports and the varied job roles within the industry, as well as what she believes the future holds for esports.
27:07
April 12, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 7 - WayneBreezie Talks Live Sport, Perceptions of Racism & Black Lives Matter
In this episode, I talk to WayneBreezie about a variety of topics using the NFL as a centre-point for most of these. We discuss the future of live sports in the USA and then move onto discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and the role sports has played in this as well as both of our perceptions of racial divide in the USA based on our different upbringings.  To see more of WayneBreezie, search for his Nothing But Niners podcast. It's brilliant, GO NINERS!
38:28
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 6 - Emma Talks Plastic, Final Straw, the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and More
In this episode, I had the chance to talk business with Emma, the CEO of Final. Final are most well-known for their brilliant Final Straw product but they don't just make reusable straws. You'll hear about the importance of being environmentally friendly, how this can work as a business model, why remote working works best for this business and why it's important to follow your passion.  Just search for Final Straw in Google and you're favourite social media channels and you'll find out even more.
27:39
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 5 - Dan Talks Sports, Sports Entertainment and Career Advice
In this episode, Dan talks about the current state of sports and sports entertainment. We discuss the importance of the live crowd and the effect this could have on these industries. There's also some great career advice towards the end.
26:48
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 4 - Rob Talks Professional Sports, Amateur Sports and the Saigon Gators
In this episode, we speak to Rob in Vietnam about the current state of international sports on both a professional and amateur level. Be sure to have a look for the Saigon Gators on YouTube and Instagram. There's some great advice for the future generation of sports stars in here.
25:35
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 3 - Viren Talks About Getting Started In Street Food, How To Be An Entrepreneur and Teaching in Dubai
In this episode, Viren talks about the differences between teaching in the UK and Dubai along with his foray into the catering business with his own start-up organisation. Viren also kindly offers some honest advice for entrepreneurs ready to take the leap into starting their own business.
16:13
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 2 - Rich Talks Coffee and Hospitality Amidst the Global Pandemic
In this episode, Rich discusses his career and love the hospitality industry, the challenges that the industry is currently facing and also what could the future holds for hospitality. He also gives some honest career advice for those seeking to work in the industry.
22:57
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - Ep. 1 - Anna Talks Marketing, Copywriting and Advice for Careers in Marketing
This episode features the brilliant Anna who runs Gunning Marketing. Watch the video to find out her views on the current state of marketing, top tips for marketeers and copywriters and some of the best ways to get started in the industry.
24:06
March 15, 2021
Talking Business - An Introduction
Welcome to Talking Business with Danny Pardoe. I'll be talking to a range of people from different industries and backgrounds to provide you with an insight into their area of expertise. Each episode will also feature advice from our interviewees that will help you in your career development and employability skills.
03:28
March 15, 2021