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Helping to you weld your passion to your potential

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Helping to you weld your passion to your potential

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Episodes

Sarah Keen Post – Transformation and Leadership (re-broadcast)

6/29/2020
This episode, originally broadcast in May 2018, tells the incredible transformation story of Sarah Keen Post. A journey from weighing 200lbs to becoming a fitness professional would be a big undertaking for many people - let alone a mother of five. But Sarah is not 'many people', and her drive knows no bounds. Overhauling her mental and physical state, she knew that simply 'wanting' to change would not be enough. It would be hard, demanding a great deal of time. She also needed to surround...

Duration:00:15:02

Tracey Smolinski – The Queen of Networking

6/8/2020
On today's episode of The Roots of Leadership, we are delighted to have the Queen of networking herself, Tracey Smolinski. Tracey Smolinski is an entrepreneur, investor, and founder of award-winning global business network Introbiz. Introbiz works with a compelling vision – to make an impact on the business community by placing businesses with their target audiences at five-star events and locations. The business network is now one of the most respected in the UK, hosting weekly networking...

Duration:00:23:15

Chantal Raineri – How to Create Your Destiny (re-broadcast)

5/18/2020
This episode was originally shared in March 2018, and was the second ever Roots of Leadership episode. In this show, Anthony is joined by Chantal Raineri, top-selling insurance business woman. The Italian-born wife and mother of two is living proof that you can have fun and be successful at any age in your profession. Chantal’s authenticity and tenacity guided her through both the good and bad in her life. She discusses the factors that led to her success, whilst also discussing the biggest...

Duration:00:14:22

A Star – Choosing The Other Path

5/4/2020
Alidor Gaspar - known by his stage name A Star - has overcome a lot in his life. Growing up in the east end of London, in a community surrounded by gang violence, poverty, and crime, it may have seemed to some like Ali's path was set for him. As he explains to us, gang violence is a cycle - an endless circle of young teens being pulled into gangs, seeing their friends get hurt and even die to protect what they feel is their identity, doing what they can to fight for the block they grew up...

Duration:00:17:51

Lindsay Jurist-Rosner – Supporting Caregivers (re-broadcast)

3/17/2020
Originally released in May 2019, this episode talks about what it's like to be a carer for an unwell relative, and how that turned into a powerful mission to help other carers for one amazing woman. At 9 years old, Lindsay Jurist-Rosner became a caregiver for her mother when she was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. While caring for her mother for over 25 years, Lindsay became obsessed with the topic. 66 million Americans take care of ageing, chronically ill, or disabled...

Duration:00:28:06

Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs – The Cost of Abuse

3/2/2020
Today's ground-breaking episode involves an extremely important, yet often overlooked aspect of intimate partner violence - economic abuse. Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs is the founder and CEO of charity Surviving Economic Abuse, and we are honoured to have her on the show to talk about her incredible - and vital - work. Domestic abuse can take many forms. Some aspects of this are well-known and recognised, such as physical violence and verbal abuse. However, a very damaging form of domestic abuse...

Duration:00:21:42

Rob Larmour – Driving to the End of the Dream

2/5/2020
'At HiyaCar, we actually don't have goals, we don't have targets. We'll have a direction of doing good things, but not a target'. Often on this podcast, we'll talk to people about the goals they set for themselves - both professionally and personally - and what about them as a person makes achieving those goals possible. Rob Larmour, and his company HiyaCar, is a different kettle of fish. HiyaCar is a company that has no targets, no financial goals, and got its £2.2 million of financial...

Duration:00:23:17

Barry Beck – Innovative Disrupter (re-broadcast)

1/20/2020
For many people, the new year bring new ideas. New beginnings. A new chance to think of what you want for your future. In this episode from October 2018, we sat down with serial entrepreneur Barry Beck. Barry, the co-founder Bluemercury Inc., started his first business at as a child, shovelling snow in his Philadelphia neighbourhood. His entrepreneurial spirit was encouraged by his father, who told him that he could be "anything, as long as he owns it”. Before starting Bluemercury with his...

Duration:00:43:14

Alistair Fraser – The Road Map to Change

1/6/2020
For our first episode of the new decade, we are delighted to bring you Alistair Fraser, the UK CEO for Marsh Corporate. Alistair is a true citizen of the globe, having held positions in the UK, Singapore, and Indonesia. When asked to move across the world with 2 very young children in tow, many would have said no. Alistair, however, immediately packed his bags for adventure. As he explains in the show, 'you can always go back home'! This is a fascinating episode in which Alistair lays out...

Duration:00:26:00

Ainsley Jane – The Child Leader Us (re-broadcast)

12/16/2019
As we enter the festive season, this episode from August 2018 feels more and more relevant. With his 10-year-old co-host (and granddaughter!) Ainsley Jane, Anthony reminds us of the importance of play and imagination. Through her love of Frozen and memories of building sandcastles with “Wolvie”, Ainsley’s perspective is vital to understanding not only the key leadership points that childlike wonder has to teach us, but also the importance of retaining our creativity, curiosity, and...

Duration:00:14:25

Nabil Mankarious – When the Voices Stopped

12/2/2019
It’s normal for our guests on this show to have inspiring stories to tell, but this one is nothing short of incredible. Nabil Mankarious landed in the UK in 1987, with only a small amount of cash in his pocket, and a plan to provide for his family back in Egypt. Whilst working in a fruit and vegetable market in his spare time, a small opportunity to exceed expectations started Nabil down his path to leadership; a journey that would take him to senior management, starting his own successful...

Duration:00:23:42

Anthony C. Gruppo – How to Find the Edge (re-broadcast)

11/18/2019
Each month, we will be delving back through the archives of the Roots of Leadership, to bring you one of our favourite episodes from the past. This episode was originally released to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the Roots of Leadership Podcast. Bringing together some of the ideas presented by guests over 12 months’ prior, Anthony talks about being comfortable with discomfort, and about finding your “edge” of risk. Do you go about the same routine every day, staring at your screens,...

Duration:00:15:27

Chris Lay – Generating the Next Generation of Leaders

11/4/2019
In this episode of The Roots of Leadership, we talk to Chris Lay - CEO of Marsh UK and Ireland. Throughout his 30-year career with Marsh, Chris has held a variety of senior leadership positions across the globe - including CEO roles in the UK, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia, the Nordics, and Canada. Energised by those around him, Chris is a brilliant advocate for teamwork and for humility. Becoming a great leader isn't something you can do just by yourself - we need the support and help...

Duration:00:23:36

Zara Lone – Requiem of a Millennial (re-broadcast)

10/21/2019
Each month, we will be delving back through the archives of the Roots of Leadership, to bring you one of our favourite episodes from the past. In this episode from April 2018, Anthony and guest Zara Lone explored how generational diversity and integration could be the foundation for greatness. They discussed the danger of attaching labels and of the fear of change, as well as offering great solutions for working together - regardless of change. As relevant now as it was 18 months ago, this...

Duration:00:15:14

Anna Frost – Living Life as a Movement

10/7/2019
Welcome to the first UK-based episode of the Roots of Leadership! In this episode, Anthony is joined by one of his new colleagues at Jelf, Anna Frost. Alongside her role as a Digital Marketing Assistant, Anna is also a pole dance instructor, teaching people of all backgrounds how to love and look after themselves through movement. When we think of learning about leadership – and the qualities it requires – we often look only towards the people already at the ‘top’. We talk to CEOs, to...

Duration:00:23:12

Inner Growth for Outer Impact – Dr. Marni Gauthier

9/30/2019
As a professor of literature and film, Dr. Marni Gauthier took a facilitative approach to learning. She met her students where they were, understood what they brought to the table, and knew where they needed As a professor of literature and film, Dr. Marni Gauthier took a facilitative approach to learning. She met her students where they were, understood what they brought to the table, and knew where they needed to go. Marni aligned her students’ needs with the goals of the curriculum and...

Duration:00:29:40

Recruiter Secrets – Author: Danielle Gruppo

9/16/2019
On this episode of The Roots of Leadership, two Gruppo’s join forces to give listeners a bounty of information regarding entrepreneurship, business success and secrets about the recruitment process. Anthony is joined by his cousin, Danielle Gruppo, who is the CEO and founder of InternAlliance. After 25 years in human resources, Danielle saw gaps and issues within the recruitment process. She founded InternAlliance as a platform to connect college students directly with employers. With a team...

Duration:00:26:34

Dr. Ken Keis –Live, Lead & Work with Purpose

8/26/2019
Dr. Ken Keis is a global authority on behavioral assessment strategies and process and an expert in leadership, purpose and wellness. He is an author, speaker, podcast host and life coach who focuses on holistic living, self-awareness, self-mastery, and Dr. Ken Keis –Live, Lead & Work with Purpose emotional intelligence. As the President and CEO of Consulting Resource Group International, Inc., Dr. Ken believes his purpose in life is to help others live, lead & work with purpose. At his...

Duration:00:20:17

Andrea March – Connecting the Entrepreneurial Spirited

8/5/2019
Andrea March is a self-claimed serial entrepreneur. A gifted woman with a mission, her goal is to help bring entrepreneurs like herself together. After running a jewelry business with her husband, Andrea was watching CNBC and did not understand what they were discussing. As someone who invested her money, Andrea realized there was a need for more information on the topic and founded Investment Expo, the largest financial strategies trade show and seminar program. During one of her trade...

Duration:00:33:58

Nicolás Delgado – No Short Cuts

7/22/2019
Anthony sits down with Nicolás Delgado, the regional corporate and sales leader for Marsh Latin America and Caribbean, and Nicolás shares multiple gems of wisdom for both personal and professional development and his story builds out a perfect platform for a personal strategic plan. As a lifetime learner, Nicolás’ schooling began in a very unique way. Growing up in Colombia, his parents wanted what was best for him and enrolled him into a very competitive landscape studying under Benedictine...

Duration:00:29:29