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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 15 | Chris Abbass

Chris Abbass is a wonder of a human being. Smart, driven but with this wonderful core of deep thinking to spice things up. He was my co pilot at Shazam but has since gone on to build his own business, Talentful. They help find talent for some of the biggest and best tech businesses in …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 13 | Renn Vara

Renn Vara is a legend within the startup space, and has worked with some of the biggest tech companies as they’ve been growing into the phenomenal companies we see today. He works as trusted advisor to multiple founders and business leaders and I try to find a way to work with him as often as …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 12 | Rav Gill

Rav Gill is a force to be reckoned with. She started out training as a pastry chef and has gone on to create Counter Talk, a brilliant community for folks within the startup space. Rather fabulously, she has also just published her first book, The Pastry Chefs Guide. We met over the airwaves, with her …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 11 | Lars Schmidt

Lars Schmidt is a globally renowned people person who can be found at the heart of a number of value adding communities in the People space. He currently runs Amplified Talent and can be found lighting up the airwaves on his own podcast 21st Century HR. We met over the airwaves, with Lars based at …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 10 | Ross Seychell

Ross Seychell is someone who brings a calmness and pragmatism to any conversation you are lucky enough to have with him. His reputation as a future focused People leader is pretty much set. He currently heads up People for TransferWise but has worked for some phenomenal companies.  Whilst often we meet up and spin (on …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 9 | Andy Ayim

Andy Ayim is simply magic. Anyone that has met him on their journey would agree he’s just the most interesting human. His deep wisdom and his bravery are two of the things that inspire me the most about him. We met on the airwaves, from our home based lives, and enjoyed the same fever of …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 8 | Joyful Teams

Team dynamics have often been a challenge. How do we find the right way to come together to make sure that the whole team gets to experience a joyful work dynamic. This episode explores some of that, and looks to that of surgical teams and their need to come together effectively and quickly.  Of course …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 7 | Ashley Bathe

Ashley Bathe is an LA based People person who has worked in recruiting over the past few years. Her wisdom and desire for growth has always been something that resonated with me deeply. She’s recently started sound healing and we also talk about some of that here.  She has a wonderful energy about her, and …

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Pancakes and Peacocks | Episode 6 | Alastair Gill

Alastair Gill is a brilliantly alternative People person. Someone who sees a path for things in an uncomplicated way and someone who isn’t afraid to experiment. I find that hugely inspiring and I admire his view on things tremendously, largely as I share it haha.  We met in cyberspace, so the sound is what it …

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