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When X Doesn't Mark The Spot

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When X Doesn't Mark The Spot follows the journey of Saeed Atcha, the young tearaway turned ‘inspirational CEO’. Saeed, 21, dreamed and delivered an organisation that aimed to change the downbeat national tone on young people through the creation of UK Charity, Xplode Magazine. Xplode Magazine trains 12 to 22 year olds in employability skills and provides volunteering and journalistic experience. This podcast is for those who have ideas, those who want to make a difference, those who want to learn. It’s for you.

When X Doesn't Mark The Spot follows the journey of Saeed Atcha, the young tearaway turned ‘inspirational CEO’. Saeed, 21, dreamed and delivered an organisation that aimed to change the downbeat national tone on young people through the creation of UK Charity, Xplode Magazine. Xplode Magazine trains 12 to 22 year olds in employability skills and provides volunteering and journalistic experience. This podcast is for those who have ideas, those who want to make a difference, those who want to learn. It’s for you.
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United Kingdom

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When X Doesn't Mark The Spot follows the journey of Saeed Atcha, the young tearaway turned ‘inspirational CEO’. Saeed, 21, dreamed and delivered an organisation that aimed to change the downbeat national tone on young people through the creation of UK Charity, Xplode Magazine. Xplode Magazine trains 12 to 22 year olds in employability skills and provides volunteering and journalistic experience. This podcast is for those who have ideas, those who want to make a difference, those who want to learn. It’s for you.

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@XplodeMag

Language:

English

Contact:

01204546081


Episodes

9: Speaking Out With Sir David Crausby - Part 2

12/14/2017
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Sir David Crausby and his reflections on crucial, critical, and difficult decisions and lessons on how we go forward plus practical tips from the Chair in the House of Commons to your meetings. Sir David Crausby is the Member of Parliament for Bolton North East.

Duration: 00:20:13


8: Getting on the right track with Sir David Crausby - Part 1

12/7/2017
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Sir David Crausby MP on being brave enough to say what you think, from grassroots community issues to Brexit. Sir David Crausby is the Member of Parliament for Bolton North East.

Duration: 00:20:22


7: Not Just an Excuse for Cake

11/29/2017
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The tale of how the team brought together the good and the great of Greater Manchester to showcase their achievements at the second anniversary event and what it took to get Her Majesty the Queen’s Lord-Lieutenant to donate £9,000.

Duration: 00:18:56


6: Death On The Deadline

11/23/2017
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Hear how seven friends in Bolton, with the help of £2,500, defied all the odds to get a magazine set up, printed and distributed to every school in their town.

Duration: 00:22:34


5: Take a chance on me

11/7/2017
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The average age of a trustee is 75, says Bolton's Volunteering Service Chief Darren Knight. He joins When X Doesn’t Mark The Spot to discuss diversifying age in the voluntary sector. Saeed shares his story so far taking on the status quo, challenging stereotypes and raising a banner on behalf of other young people to be heard and influence.

Duration: 00:21:25


4: When We Didn't Have A Penny - Funders, Friends and More

10/31/2017
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How Saeed and the team - without a penny to their name faced barriers that barred them from even opening a bank account for the charity. This episode looks at how they overcame the red-tape and got together that cash to make a change.

Duration: 00:20:27


3: Who are you - Mission Statements, Mantras and More

10/25/2017
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How a top CEO took Saeed under his wing and a trip to Dublin led the young leader to 'be bold, move fast and focus on impact.' This episode focuses on mission statements, mantras and dealing with an organisation that ripped off a group of young people.

Duration: 00:18:01


2: Finding Friends with Faith

10/24/2017
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How a game of tug of war in a field of mud prepared Saeed for the real war in a community meeting room and taught him a valuable early lesson in leadership.

Duration: 00:19:39


1: Introduction to When X Doesn't Mark The Spot

10/20/2017
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The team throwback to the beginning of how a tearaway teen turned Inspirational CEO.

Duration: 00:08:41