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Episode 10 – Alan Brazil – Take your Chances

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to footballing legend and TalkSPORT host Alan Brazil. Alan reveals how a playground rule at his school that limited ball size, ultimately led to an illustrious footballing career with Ipswich Town, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United among others, as well as playing internationally…

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Episode 9 – David James Drake – Recognising opportunities

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to David James Drake. David started out in banking for the Bank of Boston and Lloyds Bank, moving into the chemical industry in the early 90s. Since then, he has been at the forefront of his industry and is now President of the…

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Episode 8 – Diana Morato Feliciano – Silencing your Critics

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks Diana Morato Feliciano who is Chief Growth Officer at Sensei, a tech company that operates autonomous shopping stores. Most notably in her extensive career, Diana was responsible for the roll out of Deliveroo to 35 cities across Spain and has been recognised in…

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Episode 7 – Pat Murphy – Do what you love

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Pat Murphy, founder of advertising production consultancy MurphyCobb which works with global brands including Cadbury, Pepsico and Ikea. Hear how Pat defied his family expectation by heading to art school, and was only accepted by his father after landing a role at…

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Episode 6 – Jeroen Van De Waal – Turning the Tide on Climate

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Jeroen Van De Waal, Founder of OrcaNation. Jeroen is a multi-award winning campaigner for the oceans as well as an author and keynote speaker. Jeroen is building a network to do good. He is focused on bringing like-minded people together to turn…

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Episode 5 – Graham Gooch OBE – The skills that achieve success

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to cricketing legend Graham Gooch OBE. In a career spanning nearly 3 decades Graham has captained both Essex and England and was one of the most successful international batsmen of his generation. In 2009 he was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame…

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Episode 4 – Linda Green – Overcoming adversity

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Linda Green, Founder and Director of Green Square Communications. Through a series of personal tragedies, Linda maintained her passion and enthusiasm to succeed.   Linda works as a mentor to young people, to support them in finding their own path and appreciating their…

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Episode 3 – David Philp – Seizing opportunity

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to musician David Philp. David rose to fame in the UK after forming his punk band The Automatics in 1976, even reaching No 1 with their track ‘When the Tanks Roll Over Poland Again’. As punk popularity faded David moved to LA before…

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Episode 2 – Mandy Hickson – Failure fuelling change

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Royal Air Force pilot Mandy Hickson. Mandy was the first female fast jet pilot in a Tornado squadron. She’s amassed over thirty years experience in aviation, completing three tours of duty and 45 missions over Iraq during that time. In this episode…

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Episode 1 – Sir Clive Woodward OBE – Running exceptional teams

In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Sir Clive Woodward. Clive was a rugby union player and coach, most famous for coaching England during their 2003 World Cup win. He is also a businessman and has been Director of Sport for Team GB during 3 Olympic Games. In this…

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