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Sandro Forte is a highly respected and successful businessman who has built an astonishing network of well-known individuals, sports stars and celebrities over a career spanning more than 30 years. Author of the bestselling book ‘Dare to Be Different’ and a sought-after speaker, Sandro has decided to access his enviable resources to produce a podcast series, centred around personal development, which invites a different person each episode to talk about their successes, their challenges and what lessons they have learned in life to make them who they are today. Their insights and wisdom both educate and motivate as they explain how success, whilst not always easy, is achievable for anyone. These interviews provide inspiring and informative insight from the perspective of an impressive and varied range of personalities.

Sandro Forte is a highly respected and successful businessman who has built an astonishing network of well-known individuals, sports stars and celebrities over a career spanning more than 30 years. Author of the bestselling book ‘Dare to Be Different’ and a sought-after speaker, Sandro has decided to access his enviable resources to produce a podcast series, centred around personal development, which invites a different person each episode to talk about their successes, their challenges and what lessons they have learned in life to make them who they are today. Their insights and wisdom both educate and motivate as they explain how success, whilst not always easy, is achievable for anyone. These interviews provide inspiring and informative insight from the perspective of an impressive and varied range of personalities.
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Sandro Forte is a highly respected and successful businessman who has built an astonishing network of well-known individuals, sports stars and celebrities over a career spanning more than 30 years. Author of the bestselling book ‘Dare to Be Different’ and a sought-after speaker, Sandro has decided to access his enviable resources to produce a podcast series, centred around personal development, which invites a different person each episode to talk about their successes, their challenges and what lessons they have learned in life to make them who they are today. Their insights and wisdom both educate and motivate as they explain how success, whilst not always easy, is achievable for anyone. These interviews provide inspiring and informative insight from the perspective of an impressive and varied range of personalities.

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Episodes

Matt Brady: The harder you work, the luckier you get

1/14/2019
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Matt Brady is the founder of Limelight Access, an exclusive personal assistant service for names in the world of sport and entertainment. Some of their members include football manager, Alan Pardew, Gary Lineker, Leigh Francis - best known as Keith Lemon - and presenter Emma Willis. Matt set up Limelight to offer a premium day-to-day service for big names in the business, offering them everything from holiday planning, restaurant bookings, party organising to even arranging an electrician...

Duration:00:30:21

Will Fraser: Honesty, discipline, work rate and humility

1/7/2019
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Will Fraser has been associated with the English Rugby Union club, Saracens since the age of 13 and he made his playing debut as flanker for them in 2010. In 2017 he was forced to retire at the age of 27 due to a neck injury, but despite the early retirement, Will has continued his life-long career with the club that has shaped much of his thinking and beliefs. He now fronts a new programme called ‘The Saracens Way’, which aims to help organisations that are looking to improve their...

Duration:00:35:05

Karol Sikora: Preserving the universality of the NHS and the future of cancer medicine

12/31/2018
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Karol Sikora has been a British physician for over 40 years and specialises in oncology. He's Medical Director of Proton Partners, a company developing Proton cancer therapies in the UK, and also dean of the University of Buckingham’s medical school. His extensive career has seen him work in numerous senior positions, including Chief of the Cancer Program at the World Health Organisation, Vice President of Global Clinical Research in Oncology at the Pharmacia Corporation and a member of the...

Duration:00:37:06

Maria Kempinska MBE: Showing them through action and with what you can achieve

12/24/2018
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Maria Kempinska’s comedy club empire, 'Jongleurs', helped launch the careers of Fry and Laurie, Graham Norton and Frank Skinner. She left her job as an English and Drama teacher 35 years ago to follow her entrepreneurial dream, by setting up this chain of clubs, which today has 12 venues across the UK as well as hotel residencies, touring stand-up shows and global aspirations. As a woman in both the world of business and comedy, she has had to overcome many challenges, and succeeded. She...

Duration:00:38:18

David Pinchin: Sat on a rocket ship and making a difference in young people's lives

12/17/2018
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David Pinchin has worked in the finance industry since the 80’s where he was pioneer in over the counter currency options. As co-founder of Tradition Financial services, they built a business that grew to the one of the biggest brokers in the world. David is also now chairman of Leadership Through Sport & Business, a life-changing charity he has built and continues to invest in that gives school leavers from deprived backgrounds employment through a unique 5 part programme including...

Duration:00:32:07

Stephen Shortt: Don't take no for an answer and wear a light backpack

12/10/2018
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Stephen Shortt is CEO and founder of Hawkins and Brimble a male grooming brand that has taken advantage of this booming global market. Aware of the fast-growing market for men’s skin and grooming products, he launched a range for beard, body and skin. The brand which has a quintessentially British Style, has the ambition to be the leader in the market. Stephen talks to Sandro about being an entrepreneur is a bit like a drug, and if you want your business to succeed you need to find the right...

Duration:00:34:31

Michael Finnigan: I’m OK… you’re OK

12/3/2018
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Michael Finnigan is the CEO of i2i and has been working in the arena of performance psychology since the 90’s, understanding and passing on his learning to help people better themselves. He has worked in numerous sports including cricket, rugby, football as well as golf where he can claim the success of coaching Darren Clark to the Open championship. He is a public speaker and has authored books ‘Impossible to Inevitable.. the catalyst for positive change’ and ‘They Did you Can: how to...

Duration:00:35:38

Charl Willoughby: An accidental professional cricketer and the graphs of success and failure

11/30/2018
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Charl Willoughby was a pacey, left arm bowler who contributed to the South African bowling attack both in tests and one day internationals in the early 200’s. Born in South Africa he went on to represent English counties Leicestershire, Essex and Somerset, where he now lives working as a financial advisor as well as regularly turning out for all start cricket team Lashings XI. Charl tells us how he fell into playing professional cricket, how goals change as you progress and how important...

Duration:00:27:27

Sam Allardyce: Part 2 of 2 - The truth behind the dream that turned into a nightmare

11/25/2018
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Sam Allardyce, one of the biggest names in football, is a football manager and former player having most recently managed Everton in the Premier League last season. Sam played at a number of clubs as a defender, with his longest spell at Bolton, who he went on to manage with great success for 8 years from 1999, taking them into the Premier League in 2001 as well as into the League Cup Final and Europe. In 2016, following spells at Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland, Sam was given...

Duration:00:29:19

Sam Allardyce: Part 1 of 2 - The truth behind the dream that turned into a nightmare

11/25/2018
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Sam Allardyce, one of the biggest names in football, is a football manager and former player having most recently managed Everton in the Premier League last season. Sam played at a number of clubs as a defender, with his longest spell at Bolton, who he went on to manage with great success for 8 years from 1999, taking them into the Premier League in 2001 as well as into the League Cup Final and Europe. In 2016, following spells at Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland, Sam was given...

Duration:00:30:33

Nhamo Shire: Talent Determination and Sanctuary

11/19/2018
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Nhamo Shire is known as London’s ‘Mr basketball’ and this year he set up the London City Royals basketball team. Shire had a tough start in life, living alone in a bedsit in London at the age of 14 which could have seen him easily fall into a life of drugs and crime, but when he discovered basketball he put all his focus into the sport. A few years later he broke his ankle and was told he’d be lucky to run for a bus again. The basketball had given his life so much purpose, so this left him...

Duration:00:38:05

Sir Eric Peacock: The commonalities of successful businesses

11/12/2018
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Since the 1970s, Sir Eric Peacock has been leading companies, driving acquisition of businesses and growing organisations. From Babygro, a company he took to full stock exchange listing to award winning Stage Technologies, and AIM listed Baydonhill FX, Eric has been prolific in growing and selling businesses. He has served on the boards of the UK foreign office and department for business and has run companies in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. Eric was knighted in 2003 for services...

Duration:00:35:07

Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris: Loyalty, passion and determination

11/9/2018
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Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris is a former professional footballer and forever know as one of the most feared defenders ever to play the game. He will most likely always hold the record for the highest number of appearances for Chelsea, having played almost 800 times for the club in the 1970’s and 1980’s, captaining them to their first FA Cup and European trophy. As one of the all-time greats, Ron has a suite at Stamford bridge named after him and he is one of the former players who now provides...

Duration:00:26:32

Paul Carter: Never saying never creates a world of possibilities

11/5/2018
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Paul Carter was born without lower arms and legs but has never once allowed his obvious disability to get in the way of his ambitions. Part of a Bafta award winning team, Paul is a journalist, producer, broadcaster and pioneer of social inclusion. Paul is currently realising his dream of working as a reporter, on the BBC tech show ‘Click’. Paul shares with us how his parents inspired and encouraged him to aim big and not allow challenges to hold him back. With this mindset, we learn his...

Duration:00:34:45

Nick Looby: Reconnecting to the world and juggling lemons

11/2/2018
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Nick Looby is a motivational speaker, a business coach an author and specialises in communication. He has spent years helping global organisations and as well as individuals improve the way they communicate to help drive business growth and success. Nick’s books ‘The Invisible PowerPoint Show and the Art of Communicating to Win’ and ‘Modern Zombies’ have helped people revolutionise the way they communicate. Nick has spoken to audiences all over the world and at Ted Talks and has been known...

Duration:00:38:56

Lee Mears: A growth mindset

10/29/2018
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Lee Mears is former England and British and Irish Lions rugby player. Having played over 40 times for England and amassed over 170 appearances as a forward for bath. Lee has taken those experiences into now becoming an executive coach after being forced to retire from rugby due to a heart condition. Lee, as he tells us, wasn’t the typical size of a rugby forward but had a powerful mental approach to dealing with this challenge. Lee also talks about; • Dealing with his heart diagnosis • The...

Duration:00:27:15

Jazz Gandhum: The three rules to becoming a successful entrepreneur

10/26/2018
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Jazz Gandhum is the CEO of e-careers, an organisation that develops e-learning materials helping people secure qualifications. E-careers, which he acquired 7 years ago, works with government bodies, educational departments and signs up over 7000 students each month across all number of course topics. As totally different venture, Jazz also started a sports hydration business which is now sold in over 20 countries. Jazz was prestigiously crowned entrepreneur of the year at the Amazon Growing...

Duration:00:35:06

Barry Hearn: “I’m the best in the world at what I do”

10/22/2018
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Barry Hearn: “I’m the best in the world at what I do” Barry Hearn is one of the biggest names in sports promotion as founder and Chairman of Matchroom Sports. Beginning his career with the purchase of a snooker club in Romford, Essex and going on to make snooker one of the most watched sports on television. In the late 1980’s Barry moved into Boxing and went on to promote numerous top fighters. Barry’s son Eddie now manages the boxing business and the organisation is continually breaking new...

Duration:00:36:51

Gary Edwards and Victoria Regan: Walking in and dancing out

10/19/2018
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Gary (Robert) Edwards is an internationally renowned dancer and world class judge in Ballroom, Latin, Salsa and Rock and Roll, to name but a few. His towering height has earned him the nickname ‘The Ballroom Giant’. Gary started dancing at the young age of 7 and his career as a dancer, coach and adjudicator has spanned over 3 decades and seen him dance professionally in over 60 countries. During this time, he’s worked alongside many A-list celebrities, including Michael Jackson, Barry White...

Duration:00:38:33

Nick Compton: The importance of contributing to the team

10/15/2018
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Grandson of the legendary Dennis Compton, Nick was perhaps destined for a career as an International Cricketer. As an opening batsman, Nick was known for his studied and focused approach to the game, although often unfairly misinterpreted which caused frustration at times. Nick was born in South Africa, but after moving to the UK as a teenager went on to represent England. He played for Middlesex in front of the stand named after his grandfather and experienced his most enjoyable county days...

Duration:00:37:01