The Nick Elston Show

Nick Elston

Hey everyone and welcome to 'The Nick Elston Show'! Nick Elston is a leading Inspirational Speaker on the lived experience of Mental Health, a Transformational Speaking Coach and the Founder of Forging People (www.forgingpeople.com). On this show, Nick brings us the storytellers, celebrities, speakers, influencers, entrepreneurs, leaders - those who have gone from adversity to excitement, who share their stories with vulnerability, transparency, inspiration, authenticity and most importantly - completely unfiltered! Please follow, like & subscribe for future episodes! read less
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The Nick Elston Show - Danielle Webb
Oct 23 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Danielle Webb
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show - sponsored by Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 4th episode of Season 7, Nick speaks to the brilliant Danielle Webb - Author, Speaker, Champion & Youth Worker! Themes we cover in this episode;- Danielle’s journey through life, education, her professional path & the road to where she is today.- The importance of raising awareness around Dwarfism.- The importance of culture, inclusion & development.- The self realisation, stigma & challenges of looking ‘different’.- Danielle’s role as Vice Chair of Little People UK.- The Urban Circle Newport organisation & how it helps others to thrive.- What’s next for Danielle & Short Perspectives.- Plus dancing, burnout dodging, career chasing - and, of course - Danielle’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Danielle shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Danielle’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-...- Email: daniellemariewebb@gmail.com- Website: www.lifebeinglittle.co.ukThe Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & all mainstream podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Becca Timmins
Oct 9 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Becca Timmins
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show - sponsored by Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 3rd episode of Season 7, Nick speaks to the brilliant Becca Timmins - Financial Planner, Operations Leader & Founder of When We Think! Themes we cover in this episode;- Becca’s journey through life, education, her professional path & the road to where she is today.- The story behind ‘When We Think’.- The importance of culture, inclusion & development.- Our shared experiences of NextGen Planners & Emery Little & it’s place in Becca’s progression.- Moving around the country as the daughter of an Anglican Priest.- The conditioning impact of being ‘A Good Girl’.- What’s next for Becca & ‘When We Think’.- Plus wendy houses, tea parties, falling into Financial Planning - and, of course - Becca’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Becca shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Becca’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beccatimm...- Email: becca.timmins@gmail.comThe Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & all mainstream podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Marc Pugh
Oct 6 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Marc Pugh
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show - sponsored by Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 2nd episode of Season 7, Nick speaks to the brilliant Marc Pugh - Former top flight professional footballer & creator of ‘The Foodie Footballer’! Themes we cover in this episode;- Marc’s journey through life, education, his professional path & the road to where he is today.- The story behind ‘The Foodie Footballer’- The importance of mindset - vision boards, visualisations & resilience.- Why faith plays such a big part in Marc’s continued success.- Life as a professional footballer & it’s effect on family life.- How Marc coped & thrived in stressful environments & negative attention from fans,- Marc’s first steps into public speaking & what is next for Marc.- Plus memorable goals, the lowest of lows, being labelled as a ‘money grabber’ - and, of course - Marc’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Marc shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Marc’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-pugh...- Website: https://thefoodiefootballer.com/- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefoodiefo...The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & all mainstream podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Dennie Smith
Sep 18 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Dennie Smith
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show - sponsored by Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 1st episode of Season 7, Nick speaks to the wonderful Dennie Smith - Founder of Geek Meet Club! Themes we cover in this episode;- Dennie’s journey through life, education, her professional path & the road to where she is today.- The story behind Geek Meet Club.- The business, pitfalls & joys of online dating.- Why ghosting, rude pics & a lack of courtesy is turning people off of dating,- Life as a hairdresser & how it aligns with her alter-ego.- Traditional values of dating versus modern day culture.- What’s next for Dennie & Geek Meet Club.- Plus POP figurines, Trekkies, Cancel Culture - and, of course - Dennie’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Dennie shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Dennie’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennie-sm...- Geek Meet Club: https://geekmeetclub.co.uk/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & all mainstream podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Ewan Mochrie
May 15 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Ewan Mochrie
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 11th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Ewan Mochrie -  Master NLP & Hypnosis Master Trainer, Author & Leadership Coach! Themes we cover in this episode;- Ewan’s journey through family life, education & the road to where she is today.- His road from Scotland to Bolton & everywhere in between!- Ewan’s curiosity about how the world works & how it ignited his path.- His phenomenal book ‘It’s Time’ - a deep dive into Ewan’s thinking, beliefs & insights.- Civil Engineering, The Army & escaping Accountancy!- Mind blowing examples & messages on our ‘true reality’.- Remote Viewing, Out Of Body Experiences & the meaning of life!- Plus Binaural Beats, Spiritual Realms, Life Reviews & why Now is all we have!   Plus, of course - Ewan’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Ewan shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Ewan’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ewan-moch...- Website: https://www.inspire360.co.uk/- Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Its-Time-Cha...The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Lisa Shepherd
Apr 24 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Lisa Shepherd
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 10th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Lucy Griffiths -  Entrepreneur, Coach, Author & Journalist! Themes we cover in this episode;- Lisa’s journey through family life, education & the road to where she is today.- Growing up in Germany, through Vienna & on to Leeds!- Being strong willed, passionate & determined & how it has contributed to her success.- Being a ‘Silent Rebel’ & coming from a ‘Patchwork Family’.- The cultural differences between life in Germany & life in the UK.- The story behind The Biskery & how it’s thrived despite the pandemic & economic challenges.- The importance of culture in business & supporting an environment of positive Mental Health.- Plus laser printed biscuits, spreading kindness in biscuit form & why we should all light a candle in the morning!   Plus, of course - Lisa’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Lisa shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Lisa’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-shep...- Website: https://www.thebiskery.com/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Lucy Griffiths
Apr 17 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Lucy Griffiths
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 9th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Lucy Griffiths -  Entrepreneur, Coach, Author & Journalist! Themes we cover in this episode;- Lucy’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where he is today.- Growing up as a military child & it’s impact on her life.- Being a victim of bullying & reflections from an adult & parent perspective.- Lucy’s experiences of worldwide travel from a very young age.- The reason why Lucy came home to the UK after working many, many countries.- Health scares & how they led to her work as a Coach & Entrepreneur today.- Behind the scenes insights from living & working in China, North Korea, Ukraine & many, many more places.- Life as a journalist for some of the world’s largest & leading news outlets - in TV, Radio & Press.- Plus  ‘Genghis Kearnage’, nappies, fighting for causes, politics & cool Uncles!   Plus, of course - Lucy’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Lucy shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Lucy’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucygriff...- Website: https://lucygriffiths.com/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Aaron Clark
Apr 3 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Aaron Clark
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 8th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Aaron Clark -  Founder of Mental Health Muscle, Wellbeing Champion & all round good guy! Themes we cover in this episode;- Aaron’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where he is today.- Growing up as a military child & it’s impact on his life.- Attending primary, secondary & boarding schools a deep dive into the differences.- Having an early experience of suicide & it’s impact on Aaron & his peer group.- Aaron’s passion for fitness & the gym & how the balance tipped too much.- Being a Bouncer & the mindset of confronting aggression.- Championing SSAFA, The Princes Trust & many organisations he works with alongside his portfolio career.- Plus rugby, the ‘lads lads lads’ mentality, delegation & being a ‘babe magnet’!   Plus, of course - Aaron’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Aaron shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Aaron’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-cla...The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Dave Harries
Mar 27 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Dave Harries
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 7th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the wonderful Dave Harries - TV & Radio Presenter, Podcaster & Producer! Themes we cover in this episode;- Dave’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where they are today.- His passion for Rugby & how it stemmed from his roots.- Presenting & producing for some of the world’s most iconic networks.- The cultural differences between life in the USA compared to the UK.- Performing in an orchestra & rocking the French Horn!- The impact of lockdown when it comes to presenting.- Plus ironing, flashy screens, goods lifts &, of course - Dave’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Dave shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Dave’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveharri...- Website: https://www.daveharries.com/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Faye Dicker
Mar 20 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Faye Dicker
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 6th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the wonderful Faye Dicker - TV & Radio Presenter, Voiceover Artist & Founder of Freelance Mum! Themes we cover in this episode;- Faye’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where they are today.- Launching her business as a voiceover artist from a cupboard!- Swimming, cold water swimming & the rules of engagement!- The background of Freelance Mum, where it is now & expanding the vision.- Gaining her equity card after appearing on BBC’s ‘Casualty’.- Life as a BBC Radio presenter & the 4am starts!- Attending HTV’s Drama School & her pursuit of presenting.- Plus Boxing Day babies, house history, game faces &, of course - Faye’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way!Faye shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Faye’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fayedicker/- Website: https://www.fayedicker.com/- Freelance Mum: https://www.freelancemum.co.uk/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/FayeDickerThe Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Dr Patty-Ann Tublin
Mar 13 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Dr Patty-Ann Tublin
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful @profileme5867!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 5th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Dr Patty-Ann Tublin - High Performance Expert, Media Personality, Speaker & Author from the USA! Themes we cover in this episode;- Dr Patty-Ann's journey from a 'girl from Brooklyn' to where she is today.- Counselling/Therapy versus Coaching.- The importance of trust & what to do when it is broken.- Our relationship with change.- The differences & similarities of working in the corporate relationship & intimate relationship space.- Why Dr Patty-Ann only works with intimate partners when one of them is an entrepreneur.- Why we can't allow our past to define us.- Plus one handed clapping, beach balls, her pride in the US of A, self awareness & of course - Dr Patty-Ann’s ‘walk on music’ choice & lots, lots more along the way!Dr Patty-Ann shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Dr Patty-Ann’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drpattyan...- Website: https://drpattyann.com/- Podcast: https://drpattyann.com/podcast/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Rich Jones
Mar 6 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Rich Jones
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 4th episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Rich Jones - Military Transition, Prison Reform Trainer & Author of ‘Charlie Four Kilo’! Themes we cover in this episode;- Rich’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where they are today.- Life on the inside - Rich’s life & learnings as a prisoner following his conviction for dealing drugs.- How he fell into the underworld following him leaving the military.- The importance of Prison reform work & his ‘why’ on what he does today.- How coaching & therapy helped him - then helped him to help others.- Writing a book & Rich’s plans for continuing his creative flair.- The impact of imprisonment on family life.- Mental Illness, Mental Health challenges & drug abuse.- Plus nineties raves, mullets, TV shaped perspectives of prison &, of course - Rich’s ‘walk on music’ choice & lots, lots more along the way!Rich shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Rich’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/author-ri...The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Ruth Sturkey
Feb 27 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Ruth Sturkey
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 3rd episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Ruth Stuckey - Financial Coach, NED & Speaker! Themes we cover in this episode;- Ruth’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where they are today.- Family life in North Devon after leaving Birmingham.- That ‘Sliding doors’ moment!- Ruth’s previous career in Financial Services & Financial Planning to what she does today.- Sales, selling & speaking - a deep dive into the mindset & culture of client relationships.- Resilience & the importance of loving her ‘work’.- The Institute for Financial Wellbeing - how Ruth & Nick met.- The current economic climate & the cost of living crisis.- What Financial Wellbeing means to Ruth.- Plus shady Clovelly, reducing by a third, lockdown &, of course - Ruth’s ‘walk on music’ choices & lots, lots more along the way!Ruth shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Ruth’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthsturkey/- Twitter: https://twitter.com/RuthSturkey- IFW: https://instituteforfinancialwellbein...The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Captain Douggie Ward
Feb 20 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Captain Douggie Ward
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 2nd episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Captain Douggie Ward of HM Royal Navy, Inclusivity Ambassador, Frontline Officer & Diversity + Equality Speaker! Themes we cover in this episode;- Douggie’s journeys through family life, education & the road to where they are today.- How we met through International Men’s Day at the MoD & had to get him on as a guest!- Speaking about being openly gay in the armed forces & the history behind it.- Experiencing loss at an early age & coming from a ‘non standard family’!- Coming out to his wife & family in his thirties - before having to come out professionally.- How that looked, how it felt & how it was received.- Life as it is now & reflections on Douggie’s experiences looking back.- Plus saluting, Christmas presents, soul searching, happiness &, of course - Douggie’s ‘walk on music’ choices & lots, lots more along the way!Douggie shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Rohan Sivajoti
Feb 13 2023
The Nick Elston Show - Rohan Sivajoti
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show in partnership with Forging People & sponsored by the wonderful ProfileMe!Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker,  Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business.The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script!This week, in the 1st episode of Season 6, Nick speaks to the brilliant Rohan Sivajoti - Co-Founder of NextGen Planners, Cricketer, Inclusivity Ambassador & Community Leader! Themes we cover in this episode;- Rohan’s journeys through family life, education & the professional road to where they are today.- Growing up as one of only two families of colour in the community.- Coming from a mixed race family, it’s challenges & how it’s fuelled Rohan’s desire for inclusivity today.- Rohan’s experience of racism, an example of allyship & how we have come so far.- His journey into Financial Planning & his ‘why’ behind the NextGen Planning community.- Becoming a pro cricketer & Rohan’s thoughts on cricket’s current situation with race & belonging.- Plus ADHD, flexible working, people pleasing, people strangling (!),  &, of course - Rohan’s ‘walk on music’ choices & lots, lots more along the way!Rohan shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode.Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Rohan’s updates!- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rohan-siv...- NextGen Planners: https://www.nextgenplanners.co.uk/The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, BBC Sounds & most podcast platforms.You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com.In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon!If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Jo Wood & Zoe Whitman
Dec 7 2022
The Nick Elston Show - Jo Wood & Zoe Whitman
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business. The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script! This week, in the 29th episode of Season 5, Nick speaks to the brilliant Jo Wood & Zoe Whitman aka The Six Figure Bookkeepers - Founders & Entrepreneurs, Bookkeepers, Speakers & Community Leaders! Themes we cover in this episode; - Jo & Zoe’s journeys through family life, education & the professional road to where they are today. - Our relationship with money - emotionally, mentally & conditionally. - Working with friends & family - the great & the challenges. - Accountancy v Bookkeeping - what’s the difference? - Mental Health, Mental Illness & Bullying. - The important lessons from failing. - Running a community of over 10500 members & working with their ideal clients. - Collaboration over Competition & the power of culture. - Avoiding scarcity tactics - especially in the current climate. - Plus Table Tennis, Boss Babies, Disney Store training, Japanese stationery &, of course - their ‘walk on music’ choices & lots, lots more along the way! Both Zoe & Jo share with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such great guests - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode. Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to their updates! - LinkedIn (Jo) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jowood1/ - LinkedIn (Zoe) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoewhitman/ - Website: https://www.6figurebookkeeper.com/ - Podcast: https://www.6figurebookkeeper.com/pod... The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music & most podcast platforms. You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com. In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon! If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Steffi Andrews
Dec 6 2022
The Nick Elston Show - Steffi Andrews
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business. The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script! This week, in the 28th episode of Season 5, Nick speaks to the brilliant Steffi Andrews - Professional Photograopher, Speaker & Empowerment Champion! Themes we cover in this episode; - Moving from Germany to Wales. - Steffi’s passion for the UK & the roots of that passion. - Searching for Jim House - can you help? - Working in Education with young people. - The cultural differences between Germany & the UK. - Body Image & the power of vulnerability. - Steffi’s budding Speaking career & her plans for stage domination! - Photography tips for Entrepreneurs, Businesspeople & Speakers. - Plus virtual Haribos, my MC skills, Abergavenny meets German accents &, of course - Steffi’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way! Steffi shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode. Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Steffi’s updates! - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steffiand... - Website: steffiandrewsphotography.co.uk steffiandrewsphotography.co.uk - Twitter: https://twitter.com/steffi_andrews The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music & most podcast platforms. You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com. In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon! If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Sunny Sandwell
Dec 5 2022
The Nick Elston Show - Sunny Sandwell
Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business. The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script! This week, in the 27th episode of Season 5, Nick speaks to the brilliant Sunny Sandwell - Founder, Entrepreneur & Director of Fun! Themes we cover in this episode; - Pivoting through the Pandemic. - The challenges & rewards of running a family business. - The importance of a ‘fun’ culture - what does that look like? - Sunny’s purpose led life - personally & professionally. - Magpie syndrome & keeping your eyes on the prize! - Fun & Mental Health - it’s connection. - Plus ‘always learning’, gaggles (!), Masks &, of course - Sunny’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way! Sunny shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode. Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Sunny’s updates! - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sunny-san... - Website: thefunexperts.co.uk - Email: sunny@thefunexperts.co.uk The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music & most podcast platforms. You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com. In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon! If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Bryony Thomas
Dec 2 2022
The Nick Elston Show - Bryony Thomas
**18+ rating adult themes** Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business. The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script! This week, in the 26th episode of Season 5, Nick speaks to the brilliant Bryony Thomas - Marketing Guru, Founder of Watertight Marketing, Author & Public Speaker! Themes we cover in this episode; - Growing up in a commune & its effect on Bryony’s drive in life & in business. - The suicide of her mum & the impact it created. - Her first steps into Public Speaking - which Bryony later went on to do professionally. - Bryony’s experiences of Pancreatic Cancer - from diagnosis to current day. - Living with the health anxiety stemming from her battle with cancer. - How we should all look for the cluesintheloo. - How she dealt with a diagnosis of a terminal illness & how it feels to be here today. - The why, how & when of Watertight Marketing & the book launch in 2013. - Plus purple hair, comedic timing, escaping corporate lift &, of course - Bryony’s ‘walk on music’ of choice* & lots, lots more along the way! *Due to being in complete awe of Briony I totally forgot to ask her choice - so it’s Carly Rae Jepson ‘Bucket’ - GREAT choice! Bryony shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode. Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Bryony’s updates! - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryonytho... - Website: https://watertight-thinking.com/ - Charity: https://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/ The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music & most podcast platforms. You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com. In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon! If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.
The Nick Elston Show - Sam Fitzgibbons
Dec 1 2022
The Nick Elston Show - Sam Fitzgibbons
**18+ rating - contains references to eating disorders** Hey everyone and welcome to The Nick Elston Show! Nick Elston (www.nickelston.com) is a leading Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach & Founder of Forging People ‘Transformation Through Speaking’ (www.forgingpeople.com) - empowering, inspiring and educating people to step up, find their voice & truly be heard in life, in education, in leadership, in influencing & in business. The Nick Elston Show brings you the people who inspire, motivate, educate & engage in all walks of life - sharing their insights & experiences honestly, unfiltered & off script! This week, in the 25th episode of Season 5, Nick speaks to the brilliant Sam Fitzgibbons - Copywriter, Author & Mental Health Champion! Themes we cover in this episode; - Sam’s experiences of being an ‘actual actress’! :) - Social Media & its effects on children’s Wellbeing. - Going through drama school & the life lessons it has taught her. - Developing & overcoming Anorexia & the experience of having an Eating Disorder. - Having a feisty Mum! - Anxiety, Depression & Generalised Anxiety Disorder. - Body image & its differences between genders. - Writing & publishing a book & becoming an ‘actual author’! - Plus Batfink, the Brummie accent, wearing a mask &, of course - Sam’s ‘walk on music’ of choice & lots, lots more along the way! Sam shares with such vulnerability, openness, candour, clarity & humour - such a great guest - an engaging, inspirational & powerful episode. Please do check out & follow/subscribe/connect to Sam’s updates! - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantha-... - Website: https://www.samanthafitzgibbons.co.uk/ - Book: https://www.amazon.com/Happy-State-Sa... The Nick Elston Show is available via YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music & most podcast platforms. You can reach out to Nick & his team at www.nickelston.com. In the meantime, please stay tuned for upcoming episodes of The Nick Elston Show by hitting subscribe, show the love by hitting ‘like’ - Nick has more amazing guests coming your way very soon! If you have been affected by any of the themes covered in the show, please go to www.nickelston.com/need-help for trusted organisations & support.