Podcasts

Learning to Fly with Karen Van Der Poll

Karen is a coach and although she lives in England, she is a south african Mama at heart. Her children are now in the their 20’s and in spite of challenges like coming to England unable to speak english and a traumatic accident that left her son Xander paralysed at the age of 19, they […]

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Learning to Fly with Caryl Fuchs

Caryl was born in 1937, ¬†just before the second world war. She is the founder of a very successful office space business which she built without any previous knowledge or experience, having left school with the minimum academic requirements. At the age of 60 she retired from the business and attended university for the first […]

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Learning to Fly with Wieke Eringa

Wieke trained and worked as a dancer and choreographer and she has been CEO and Artistic Director of Yorkshire Dance for the last 14 years. Born and raised in the Netherlands, she lives in North Leeds with her partner Sarah and their daughter.

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Learning to Fly with Marien Perez & Gabriella Maldonado Part 2

In part 2, Marien & Gabriella share their thoughts and stories in response to the question; If we are born with everything we need to fly, how is it that sometimes we don’t feel it? In particular they discuss the nature of thought and how it can stop us flying.

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Learning to Fly with Marien Perez & Gabriella Maldonado Part 1

Marien & Gabriela coach leaders on the “human factor” which dictates success or failure, struggle or ease, creativity or limitation – in this podcast, they generously share how we might teach this to our children. In part 1, they propose that we are all born with everything we need to fly and they share spine […]

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Learning to Fly with Maisie Byers founder of Grace & Poise Academy

Maisie is the founder of Grace & Poise Academy, the worlds first Muslim Ballet School. In this inspiring conversation, she shares her wisdom and stories on how we can help children fly as parents and teachers

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Learning to Fly with John Magee, The Kindness Coach

John Magee, the kindness coach, is author of the best selling book Kindness Matters. He has helped transform the lives of over 10,000 children and thousands of teachers who have taken part in his Kindness Matters 30 day challenge. In this episode, John shares personal stories and insights that have helped him learn to fly […]

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Learning to Fly with Paul McGee (AKA The SUMO Guy)

Paul McGee is a well known author and famous international speaker. His latest book YESSS is aimed at teenagers and shares 6 principles that ultimately help us fly. In this episode, Paul generously shares his ideas and personal experiences that helped him learn to fly and inspire others.  

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Learning to Fly with Colin Wilson

Colin is a double Commonwealth medal holder in Table Tennis, Owner of Business Athlete Ltd, Founder of a social enterprise – Corby Smash table tennis centre and a dad with two sons. He generously share his stories on learning to fly from learning to ride a bike, being a hot air balloon pilot and parenting […]

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Learning to Fly with Drew Povey

Drew is an author, leadership coach and speaker. He previously worked as head teacher of Harrop Fold School, featured in the Channel 4 series, Educating Greater Manchester. Drew shares his personal stories and insights on what it takes to learn to fly and how we can help others learn too.  

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