The Executive Edge is the podcast that gives you an edge in life and business with practical skills that you can apply to achieve and maintain success. Hosted by UK psychologist and business adviser, Sue Firth. The show is a mix of interviews, tips, business insights and inspiration.
Released May 13, 2021
In this week's show, I cover one of the subjects I have a real connection with and that’s habits that I think are either good for you, or desirable, whether in business or in life.
For full show notes, please visit the accompany page on my website.
May 5, 2021
Brenton Webber is an expert in ensuring business achieves a positive customer experience. In this interview, he explains how he feels it’s desirable to do that. Business has long been transactional in nature as inevitably, something is bought or sold. However, he feels those company’s that pay attention to the customer journey, are more successful. Two examples supported this quickly. The first, is that custo...
Released April 29, 2021
On the show, Lily and Sue discuss how she began her business and how she came to realise many of us need help in this area.
Relationships are vital to all of us, but personal connections aren’t an automatically easy thing to get right. Many of us are attracted to someone ...
April 22, 2021
Eddie Campa, this week's guest, has a background in law enforcement where he spent 20+ years both in Deputy roles and as Chief of Police
He later went on to start two businesses of his own, becoming a thought leader, speaker, and author on the topic of Leadership.
Eddie’s success as a Chief of Police was to bring together disparate or minority factions where they were disillusioned, and life was to...
Released April 15, 2021
Caroline Boudreaux started out over 20 years ago when she and a friend decided to travel. During their trip, they visited a young boy her friend had sponsored. Although Caroline was originally sceptical, she ended up experiencing a heartfelt moment that has driven her life ever since. She believed the best thing she could do was to save as many children as possible from this kind of life. In so do...
Released April 8, 2021
This week's guest is Betsy Kauffman, a coach, speaker, author and TED talk presenter.
Betsy's TED talk, 4 ways to kickstart honest conversations at work, has been watched by over 1,000,000 people! This provides the starting point for what is an interesting conversation about the ways in which we can be honest when talking and overcome our anxiety and lack of confidence.
Released April 1, 2021
David Trotter, a Business Growth Consultant who has built several businesses as well as having been a Pastor for the last 10 years, is the guest on this week's show.
Based in California and running three parts to his business, David talks about the work he has been doing helping women. In particular, he describes a simple, but effective, four stage process he teaches people to help them succeed...
Released March 25, 2021
Hayley Koseoglu is this week's guest. Hayley is founder of Crystal Clean and now a Business Improvement Consultant. Hayley runs iekos, a consultancy based on her experience of running a successful service-based business.
Hayley talks about how it is essential to recognise mistakes are normal; she shares the story of her first mistakes – including spending all the vat money she made without rea...
Released March 18, 2021
Bharat Kanodia, is the guest this week. He specialises in valuing businesses and has worked in the industry since 2000. He has valued assets in real estate, personal property as well as financial assets in the Golden Gate Bridge, NYC subway and Las Vagas casinos.
We discuss what is involved when having your business valued: motives, approaches and how to have the right mindset as a business owner....
Released March 11, 2021
The guest on this week's show is Steve Gamlin (links in the show notes).
Steve shares his story of how he came to call his website Motivational Firewood and how he helps people understand the power of visual thinking.
He also shares the journey of how he came through difficulties in his own life, to emerge with a drive that helped him become a speaker and story teller.
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Released March 4, 2021
PR consultant Tracy Lamourie is the guest on this week's show. Tracy talks about how you can use PR in your business. She also talks about the difference between PR and Marketing.
As Tracy explains, Marketing is needed within a business. Marketing is selling your product, but public relations promote the person at the top who is part of the brand.
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Released February 25, 2021
This week's guest is Terry McDougall who is a coach and author working with Executives. Terry has her own business and a great book called ‘Winning the Game of Work’ available on Amazon.
In this episode Sue and Terry cover a lot of ground and some great tips of how to get your mojo back in business.
Visit Sue's website for full show notes.
Released February 18, 2021
This week's guest is Karen Leland.
Karen runs a business called The Sterling Marketing Group.
She’s written 10 books and been a consultant with countless organisations.
The topic for this week's show is time management.
Karen's new book ‘No Nonsense Time Management’ is available on Amazon and it’s this one that we based our chat on today.
Released February 11, 2021
Sherianna shares her insights into the importance of understanding, and handling anxiety.
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Released February 4, 2021
Robyn Odegaard is the guest on this week's show. She talks about Imposter Syndrome, the impact it has on us personally and in business, and how she has learnt to master it.
For full show notes, please visit Sue's website.
Released: January 28, 2021
On this week's episode Sue talks to Mike Wilson of www.goexporting.com
Mike has been in business for some years and began his current company when he felt short of practical tips and a strategy to help him expand in to the export business. He realised there was a gap in the market and now supports companies with practical tools and tips to help them.
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Released January 14, 2021
You may feel that success is difficult to achieve right now given the pandemic but not everyone or everything revolves around Covid.
Many of us want something else to think about. So in this episode Sue revisits some of the strategies she's coached clients to use and they have applied consistently. These strategies achieve change and yield results.
For full show notes, please visit Strateg...
Released January 7, 2021
First off, Happy New Year!
On this week's show Glen Daley, who runs Productive Workplaces and is a long-standing speaker on Leadership, talks about motivating others, sharing our vision and inspiring people to want to achieve the same vision in business together.
For full show notes, please visit this week's post.
Released December 17, 2020
This week’s guest is Charlie Marsden, who runs a business called Proverb Media (www.proverbmedia.com). With a background in music, Charlie has always been interested in technology and music tech. He works hard to understand the kit he uses, and audio and video are his core areas of expertise.
On the show, Charlie discusses the importance of audio and visual content marketing.
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Released December 8, 2020
This week’s guest is John Hotowka, who started off life as an Optician. Having been made redundant 3 times in 7 years, he fell back on his hobby of being a magician. He chose to follow his passion and became a full-time professional.
On this week's show, John shares that story and how it has impacted the way he works in business, and how he’s learnt to bounce back or come back quickly from l...
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Camp Hell: Anneewakee
The Anneewakee Treatment Center for Emotionally Disturbed Youth operated in Douglasville, Georgia for over 25 years. Purportedly, it was a place that parents could send their troubled kids for help. But in reality, it was a breeding ground for abuse. This is the story of Anneewakee, as never told before.
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