Podcast: SEASON 2

Rob Stephenson – Removing the stigma around mental ill health

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Rob Stephenson, founder of the InsideOut Leaderboard and champion for improved understanding of mental health issues. Rob is an international keynote speaker and mental health campaigner who is on a mission to help create happier, healthier and higher performing workplaces. When he…

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Mark Webb – Changing the disability conversation

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Mark Webb, a public speaker and campaigner for all things disability and diversity. Mark is Shadow Board Member at Reflect, the UK’s only not-for-profit influencer talent management agency. Until very recently he was also Head of Comms at Shift.ms, the worldwide social network…

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Levent Yildizgoren – Defining moments that make us re-evaluate our lives

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Levent Yildizgoren, who is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, speaker, visiting lecturer at Essex University and the Managing Director of TTC wetranslate Limited. Levent works closely with his clients to overcome the language barriers and help them grow their business globally In this…

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Emma Stroud – Thrive through Laughter and Authenticity

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Emma Stroud. Emma is a podcaster, author, speaker and clown!! Em co-founded a business that offered interactive stress management workshops, leadership programmes and coaching. In 2020, she branched out on her own to deliver workplace talks, events and coaching to address staff…

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Duncan Goose – Great Human Values

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Duncan Goose, founder of One Water. There are one billion people in the world without access to clean drinking water. Duncan knew he couldn’t change one billion lives at once, so instead he started improving access to water for one person at…

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Jamie Waller – Bringing kindness to a previously unkind industry

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Jamie Waller. Jamie is an East London boy done good who left school at 16 without any qualifications and suffering dyslexia. Jamie got into debt collecting and turned an industry on its head. Jamie reveals how his motivations have shifted considerably throughout…

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Sam White – Resilience and Adaptability

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Sam White, CEO of Freedom Services Group. Sam cares passionately about diversity, equality, innovation and above all, making business human. Motivated by a desire to change the insurance industry for the better, Sam is a vocal advocate for levelling the playing field…

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Julian Hall – Teaching and Inspiring Entrepreneurship

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Julian Hall who is founder and CEO of ULTRA Education, an organisation which teaches entrepreneurship in schools.  Julian created a superhero persona to get kids interested in business and now teaches kids across the country. He set up his first business when…

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Karen Holden – Motivated by respect for others

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Karen Holden, founder of A City Law Firm. She established the firm to provide experienced and dynamic solicitors in the City of London, who could think outside the box, whilst delivering at competitive costs. Karen was invited and given freedom of the…

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