Business & Economics Podcasts

Wavelength is broadcast on Soundart Radio 102.5 FM and online. The programme features businesses, charities and organisations; to share your story mail: hello@iamthehow.com or search @IAmTheHow

Wavelength is broadcast on Soundart Radio 102.5 FM and online. The programme features businesses, charities and organisations; to share your story mail: hello@iamthehow.com or search @IAmTheHow


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Wavelength is broadcast on Soundart Radio 102.5 FM and online. The programme features businesses, charities and organisations; to share your story mail: hello@iamthehow.com or search @IAmTheHow






Greenwood Music, The Plymouth Foyer & The John Muir Award

Young people from the Plymouth Foyer share their stories of their time in the woods; their feelings before, what they learnt at the time and the thoughts that they take with them. Produced by @IAmTheHow


Outdoor Swimming Society: Emerging Stories

Join the Outdoor Swimming Society's Swim Champ Leo Gundle along with Sophie and William, as they show us that outdoor swimming is for everyone and how universities are the hot-bed for cold water swimmers. Produced by @IAmTheHow with Music from Kai Engel.


Losing Control

Releasing power to promote social change: join SIMPL event organiser, Aydin Boyacigiller and Ab Brightman, Losing Control Ambassador to see how Losing Control has influenced the views of Sam, Gareth, Will, Imogen and Matt. Are we witnessing a quiet revolution? Carol Botten from VONNE picks up the story. Produced by @IAmTheHow


Reflecting Together

Can we structure social investment to incentivise positive system behaviours? When and why do funders collaborate & not collaborate? What are the options for income generation? Join Sam Magne, Clare Fitzgerald, Frances Northrop, Hanna Lim and Gareth Hart as they throw ideas up in the air... to see how money can be made to work harder in areas that really matter. Produced by @IAmTheHow


The Little Heresies

Dip in to the thought provoking insight arising from the 'Little Heresies' sessions, based on the following provocative statements: #1 Accountability for delivering results cannot exist in complex environments. #2 More participation and diversity always makes better decision making. #3 By not aligning funds, funders are actively choosing poor outcomes. #4 Managing performance by outcomes perpetuates harm. Produced by @IAmTheHow


Challenges and Expectations

Listen in to the expectations of delegates as they chew the fat; we hear about their expectations, the challenges they face and the key messages that they would like to get across. Join Sam from The National Lottery Community Fund, Gareth from Iridescent Ideas, Will from South West Academic Health Science Network and Imogen and Matt from POP+ Produced by @IAmTheHow


Dementia: Janica Birch

Being active is important for us all, with benefits for both the mind and body, but for those who may have dementia, keeping active can be a challenge. Janica talks to us about a range of activities designed specifically for those of us who may need that little extra support and we hear how sports and leisure organisations such Fusion Lifestyle are working within communities to become Dementia Friendly. Produced by @IAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel.


Dementia: Katharine Harrod

Join Katharine Harrod as she explains how the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Chamber of Commerce actively encourages all businesses to become Dementia Friendly and how easily accessed and simple training benefits the staff, customers, community and the bottom line. "People don't repeat bad experiences, they only repeat the good ones." Produced by @IAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel.


Dementia: Ian Sherriff, BEM

Join Ian Sherriff as he talks about his work in dementia care and research which has been recognised with the award of a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. We hear how dementia programmes in the UK's rural communities tie in with global trends and how being part of a Dementia Friendly Community has widespread benefits for us all, no matter where we live. Produced @IAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel.


Dementia: The Church and Community

The church provides a vital link to our more remote and rural communities and through hosting a short dementia awareness session the church can reach out further, acting as a catalyst that brings a deeper understanding to people from all walks of life. Produced for KDFC by @IAmTheHow


Dementia: Derriford Hospital and Healthcare

Karen Girmshaw, Consultant Nurse for Older People talks to us about the Dementia Awareness Training Programme at Derriford Hospital, the positive impact that this has had on patients and carers and how we can also help when planning a visit. As Karen says: "People come to hospital with their dementia, often not because of their dementia." Produced for KDFC by IAmTheHow


Dementia: Missing People and The Herbert Protocol

Richard Loxton, Lost Person Search Manager at Devon & Cornwall Police explains that it's not uncommon for people who have dementia to go missing, but there are some steps that we can all take to reduce the likelihood of this. We also hear how the Herbert Protocol can be used as an effective tool to aid search, should a vulnerable person need help. Produced for KDFC by @IAmTheHow


Dementia: Help, Advice and Support

People with dementia and those who provide care often have many questions; we could all do with some help from time to time. Anne looks after her parents while also caring for others as part of her work in the community and in this podcast we learn about the importance of staying connected and how we can achieve this through local help and support, no matter who we are or how we may be affected. Produced for KDFC by @IAmTheHow


Dementia: Teaching Children and Keeping Family Involved

We're all likely to know someone who has dementia, so it's important that we have access to information that helps us understand more about the condition and children are as much part of the picture as everyone else. In this podcast Juliette talks to us about caring for her mother, the involvement of her children and how this has shaped her work today in the delivery of dementia based sessions for young people in schools. Produced for KDFC by @IAmTheHow


Dementia: Business Benefits from Being Dementia Friendly

What does it mean to be Dementia Friendly and how is this achieved? John explains how training is easy to access and how small changes in what you do can make a big difference for those living with dementia. We are all in this together: shops, hospitals, schools and businesses alike... we can all make changes that work for us and that result in a more understanding and inclusive society - not to mention the positive impact on the bottom line. Produced for KDFC by @IAmTheHow


The Importance of Planning: St Luke's Hospice

Planning for end of life is important, but it's often a daunting prospect. What are the legal requirements? Where to turn for care plans? How can wishes be recorded? With over 40 years experience Michael has a tonne of insight at hand; his main suggestion? Make sure you write down what you want and be sure to tell someone where your notes are. Resource link: https://www.suzigarrod.com/ Produced @IAmTheHow. Music from Kai Engel.


The Importance of Talking: Rowcroft Hospice

Conversations about death can be difficult for many people, those who are dying, their friends, family and professional carers. Kerry Macnish, Head of Education at Rowcroft Hospice talks about the fear of saying the wrong thing and why it's probably better to talk and make a mistake, rather than saying nothing at all. Resource link: https://www.suzigarrod.com/ Produced @IAmTheHow. Music from Kai Engel


School for Social Entrepreneurs

What are the opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs in the post Covid-19 world? A How Production with music from Kai Engel @IAmTheHow


United We Stand

Can social enterprise leaders speak with one voice to drive policy change through a common narrative? A How Production with music from Kai Engel. @IAmTheHow


The Buzz Word Challenge with David Buckley

Businesses are keen to show how they 'value their staff', but where does true value start? David Buckley talks about the importance of allowing people's own personal values to live and breathe as a crucial step in demonstrating a work culture that is genuinely committed to valuing those same individuals. Contact us to join the debate. Mail: Kevin Miller info@apexhr.co.uk Produced by IAmTheHow. Music: Kai Engel.