Finding Your North Start - The hgkc Podcast Series

Kate McEwan

Being ethical, helping to advance the practice of complementary health treatment

Kate McEwan, owner and founder of Lotus Reflexology explains why she thinks people need to love their feet, and talks about how she is working towards making reflexology a serious alternative to some traditional drug treatments

Interviewed by Peter Quintana

Andy Bounds

Be impressive, be influential and get beyond the definition of your role

Andy Bounds is a leading author, consultant and communication expert. In this interview he focuses on how leaders can communicate better and get people confidently to ACTION by finding their “AFTERS”. From asking great questions to top tips on effective proposals, emails and meetings using a simple ABC method. To find out more visit

Interviewed by Kim Jones

Martin Thatcher

If it’s not changing, it’s not moving forward – making sure the next generation is in a better place

Fourth generation family firm Managing Director, Martin Thatcher, talks about continuous change, the desire to win, and how innovation is shaping the past, present and future of Thatchers cider and his family.

Interviewed by Peter Quintana

Rob Sheffield

Knowledge, confidence and motivation – keys to stepping up your leadership and innovation

Acclaimed author, innovation coach and organisation development expert Rob Sheffield from Bluegreen Learning talks about how he has helped leaders boost creativity in their teams, and how his book of the same name came to be written.

Interviewed by Peter Quintana

Pia Gonzalez-Nazareno

Innovation, experience and skills – providing powerful solutions to a demanding sector

Pia Gonzalez-Nazareno, CEO and Managing Partner of award-winning strategic marketing, communications and business development consultancy Ideas and Action, talks about how she has led her company to success in the complex and highly competitive world of financial services.

Interviewed by Peter Quintana

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