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Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life (#MWML), is the show that empower you to redefine the life you want and live your best life now! Hosted by Francine Beleyi, founder of nucleus of change. Join me and my guests weekly for an inspiring and thought-provoking show

Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life (#MWML), is the show that empower you to redefine the life you want and live your best life now! Hosted by Francine Beleyi, founder of nucleus of change. Join me and my guests weekly for an inspiring and thought-provoking show
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Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life (#MWML), is the show that empower you to redefine the life you want and live your best life now! Hosted by Francine Beleyi, founder of nucleus of change. Join me and my guests weekly for an inspiring and thought-provoking show




Bonus Episode: It's Not Too Late with Francine Beleyi

This is a time for me to take a pause after the 15th episode to thank you all my listeners. Thank you for your support, the messages and reviews that you’ve left me whether it’s on iTunes, social media, on my website or by direct email. These messages mean a lot to me and encourage me to bring you more inspiration. I’ve started this podcast back in January 2019 and we are now in April. 15 episodes is a good milestone, but I am only getting started and would love to celebrate my 50th...


#15 Redefining Success with Sonya Morton-Firth, High-Performance Executive Coach

Sonya Morton-Firth is a High-Performance Executive Coach; Property Investor and Physique Competitor. Sonya left a corporate high-pressured sales job in the City of London after 20 years to start her business in fashion and fitness, building a strong brand but ended up selling this business to her partner. She confessed that she was successful but not fulfilled and that is actually the ultimate failure as she puts it. She took what she learnt in her corporate life and in business to...


#14 Friendship in Business with Penny Power OBE, Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Speaker & Author

Penny Power is Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Professional Speaker & Author. She Founded Ecademy, the first online business community for business in 1998, for which she was awarded an OBE in 2014. In this conversation, Penny opens up and tell me about the reality behind the glamour. What we never get to see behind the shiny side put forward and why she decided to talk openly about it now. She tells me the unplanned circumstances that led her to go into business and how an encounter with...


#13 Courage to Live Your Values with Andrew Priestley

Andrew Priestley is a business leadership coach, entrepreneur, business strategist, speaker, author & publisher. Andrew specialised in helping people build character, professional happiness and fulfilment. He tells me how he transitioned from being a teacher to become a peak performance coach and the bumpy journey it took to get there. As a psychologist he explains the Science of Well-being and what really make us happy and shares how he became comfortable in his own in skin in his...


#12 Going Beyond Your Limitations with Gilles Amadou Acogny, Co-Founder & CEO of Acosphere

Gilles Amadou Acogny is Co-Founder & CEO of Acosphere, a London based firm that delivers consultancy and transformational Training. Gilles manages the company with his wife Nadia Mensah Acogny who was on the show in the episode 11. Gilles focusses on leadership, general management and vision in the business. He tells me how having clear rules allow them to function well and challenge each other to think outside the box. He talks about why he decided to leave his high-flying job in sales at...


#11 Dream, Dare and Be Resilient with Nadia Mensah-Acogny, co-founder and COO of Acosphere

Nadia Mensah-Acogny is co-founder and COO of Acosphere, a journalist and columnist for Forbes Afrique. She edits the annual list of the 100 most influential women in Africa. Nadia is passionate about gender matters and sits on the Advisory Council of the Women in Africa Initiative. In our conversation, Nadia shares why she decided to leave her job in the realm of power to co-create the consulting firm Acosphere with her husband and offers some insights on how to make it work when working in...


#10 Turning Values into Valuables with Jazz Rasool, Researcher at Ravensbourne College in London

Jazz Rasool is a Researcher at Ravensbourne College in London, a well-known training centre where the likes of David Bowie or Stella McCartney studied. He is working in advancing the use of Multimedia, Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education. Jazz is also the creator of Atmascope, a 'Resonance Engine', that enables people to discover their purpose … He began this work with Unilever in 2004, providing a Health & Wellbeing experience for Global Directors during their Rebranding...


#09 Helping others grow with Suki Fuller, Analytical Storyteller, Competitive and Strategic Intelligence expert

Suki Fuller is an Analytical Storyteller, Competitive and Strategic Intelligence expert. She is also a global speaker, advisor and mentor. She is sought for her experience in the early adoption of emergent technologies and ability to translate the quantitative into qualitative insights. Suki is also an advisor, board member, investor and NED to several startups. She was named one of the 30 Change Makers for London Tech Week 2018 and one of Computer Weekly Most Influential Women in UK IT...


#08 Being unreasonable with Akhtar Badshah, expert in social impact, philanthropy, author and artist

Akhtar Badshah believes that we should be unreasonable in life but also a learner. He is a former Senior Director of Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs, an expert on social impact, philanthropy, CSR and international development but also an author and artist. Akhtar is the founder and Chief Catalyst of Catalytic Innovators Group a consulting practice focused on accelerating social impact. He teaches at the University of Washington, School of Business and Evans School of Public Policy...


#07 The Montessori Way of Life with Sophie Bryan, Culture Change expert, TEDx Speaker and Action Learning Coach

Sophie Bryan is a Culture Change expert, TEDx Speaker | Writer | Trainer and Action Learning Coach. She is passionate about making change happen. In our conversation, Sophie explains how she discovered her calling and decided to focus her work on culture change. She talks also about how to transform a traditional organisation into an innovative one and how to win hearts and minds instead of just training people to adapt to change. We’ve also discussed how you can transition from a corporate...


#06 Creating happy workplaces with Henry Stewart, Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happy Ltd.

Henry Stewart is the Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happy Ltd. He is also author of two books Relax: A Happy Business Story and The Happy Manifesto. He helps people create happy workplaces! In our conversation, Henry explains how he started Happy Computers after a disastrous job experience and why he decided to create a principled organisation where people are happy. Henry believes that we should find joy in our work 80% of the time and shares the key elements to become happy at...


#05 The power of speech with Naomi Sesay, On Screen Diversity Executive at Channel 4

Naomi Sesay is one of the most exciting personal development authors, a global speaker, former TV producer, serial entrepreneur, and currently On Screen Diversity Executive at Channel 4. Naomi is also a well-recognised wealth creation expert in the UK and has researched the mind-boggling world of Quantum Physics. Naomi is someone who is difficult to put in a box as you will discover in our fascinating conversation. I’ve known her for more than a decade now and the reason I’ve invited her on...


#04 Promoting Great Ideas with Tanya Tarr, VP at advantage SPRING, Forbes Contributor

Tanya Tarr is Vice President at advantage SPRING, Forbes Contributor & Negotiation Strategist. A former politician turned negotiation coach and entrepreneur, Tanya has interviewed hundreds of women executives from different representations in power writing for Forbes. She shares some great insights from her experience of what it takes to do meaningful work and live a meaningful life. Key points discussed


#03 Follow Your Curiosity with Sukhi Jutla, Founder of MarketOrders

Sukhi Jutla is the Founder of MarketOrders, the B2B trade marketplace for gold jewellery and diamonds. Sukhi is the author of 3 books including ‘Escape The Cubicle: Quit The Job You Hate. Create a Life You Love’, a regular keynote speaker and passionate about supporting female entrepreneurship. She is an IBM Blockchain Foundation Developer and became the World’s First #1 Bestselling ‘Blockchain’ Author. Listed as one of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech, Sukhi left a decade of corporate...


#02 Living In Truth with Courtney Kirschbaum, Founder and CEO of Job Hunt School

Courtney Kirschbaum is the Founder and CEO of Job Hunt School, award-winning keynote and TEDx Speaker. Courtney is on a mission to build a movement of entrepreneurial job seekers who know their value and want to find their place. She wants to be remembered as a liberator who won't judge others just because they decide to take their freedom. We are trapped by preconceived notions, by ignorance, by shame and it is so easy to provide knowledge and encouragement and liberate a person. Her...


#01 Introducing Meaningful Work Meaningful Life podcast a show for purpose-driven people

Purpose-driven people are doing what they love, making the money they need and impacting positively the lives of others. Join me, Francine Beleyi, every Tuesdays on the ‘Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life’ podcast as I interview today’s most inspiring thought-leaders, authors, speakers, CEOs, entrepreneurs and change makers. These honest conversations will empower you to redefine the life you want and live your best life now!