#298: Exposing The Ugly Truth of Racism in Cricket With Former Cricketer Azeem Rafiq

Introduction Imagine being repeatedly bullied in an environment that you love. This week, I am joined by former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq, whose courageous stand against systemic racism has sent shockwaves through the sporting community. Born and raised in Karachi, Azeem relocated from Pakistan to England in 2001, making history as Yorkshire’s first Asian-origin captain […]

#297: Beyond Medications: The Secrets of Healthy Living With Eric Edmeades

Introduction If you think taking drugs will improve your mental health, stop right there. It’s time to debunk common health myths with the leading authority in Behavioural Change Dynamics, Eric Edmeades. This remarkable entrepreneur went from being a homeless teenager to a successful business leader, and is now empowering entrepreneurs globally with his initiative ‘Business […]

#294: Inside Shayoon’s Science-Based Approach to Trauma Recovery

Introduction Healing, chakras, meditation, emotional mapping – these topics may seem a bit ‘out there’ for many, but my guest on today’s show just might change your mind. Meet Shayoon: healer, fashion influencer, model, author, and founder of The Lightforce Center. After surviving a catastrophic car accident, Shayoon was told she would live with chronic […]

#293: A Formula 1 Guide to High-Performing Teams with F1 Mechanic Marc Priestley

Introduction Achieving peak performance in your business is possible if you apply the Formula 1 Mindset. But don’t take it from me, folks. This week, I am joined by Marc Priestley, who brings more than a decade of experience with the World Championship-winning McLaren pit crew. Today Marc is a successful speaker, broadcaster, and author, […]

#292: A Business Psychologist’s Guide to Leadership, Trust and People Management

Introduction Exceptional leaders create a nurturing work environment that prioritises well-being and trust, without compromising on productivity. With over two decades of experience in human resources, Ghenwa Habbal understands this concept, and offers her insights from the unique perspective of a business psychologist. In her role as Regional Talent Management Lead at Ford Middle East […]

#291: The Middle East’s #1 HR Leader Reveals The Secrets Behind Her Award-Winning Practices

Introduction To measure a company’s potential, simply ask its employees if they enjoy coming to work every day. Someone who follows this ethos is Emma Davies, a distinguished HR leader with over 25 years of experience driving cultural change and fostering people-centric organisations. Her exceptional people skills drove transformation in multibillion-dollar companies, earning her a […]

#289: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Well-being With Hilton’s HR Leader Marie-Louise Ek

Introduction As the Vice President of Human Resources Middle East, Africa & Turkey at Hilton, she’s driving the company’s award-winning people and culture strategy, overseeing 30,000+ team members across 180 regional hotels. Meet Marie-Louise Ek, a dynamic leader with an impressive track record of over 23 years. With her groundbreaking initiatives at Sandvik and influential […]