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Greenwood Music, The Plymouth Foyer & The John Muir Award

November 11th, 2021


Young people from the Plymouth Foyer share their stories of their time in the woods; their feelings before, what they learnt at the time and the thoughts that they take with them. Produced by @IAmTheHow

Outdoor Swimming Society: Emerging Stories

September 1st, 2021


Join the Outdoor Swimming Society's Swim Champ Leo Gundle along with Sophie and William, as they show us that outdoor swimming is for everyone and …

Losing Control

September 1st, 2021


Releasing power to promote social change: join SIMPL event organiser, Aydin Boyacigiller and Ab Brightman, Losing Control Ambassador to see how …

Reflecting Together

September 1st, 2021


Can we structure social investment to incentivise positive system behaviours? When and why do funders collaborate & not collaborate? What are the …

The Little Heresies

September 1st, 2021


Dip in to the thought provoking insight arising from the 'Little Heresies' sessions, based on the following provocative statements: #1 Accountability …

Challenges and Expectations

September 1st, 2021


Listen in to the expectations of delegates as they chew the fat; we hear about their expectations, the challenges they face and the key messages that …

Dementia: Janica Birch

September 1st, 2021


Being active is important for us all, with benefits for both the mind and body, but for those who may have dementia, keeping active can be a challenge. Janica talks to us about a range of activities designed …

Dementia: Katharine Harrod

September 1st, 2021


Join Katharine Harrod as she explains how the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Chamber of Commerce actively encourages all businesses to become Dementia Friendly and how easily accessed and simple training benefits the staff, …

Dementia: Ian Sherriff, BEM

September 1st, 2021


Join Ian Sherriff as he talks about his work in dementia care and research which has been recognised with the award of a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. We hear how dementia programmes in the …

Dementia: The Church and Community

September 1st, 2021


The church provides a vital link to our more remote and rural communities and through hosting a short dementia awareness session the church can reach out further, acting as a catalyst that brings a deeper understanding …

Dementia: Derriford Hospital and Healthcare

September 1st, 2021


Karen Girmshaw, Consultant Nurse for Older People talks to us about the Dementia Awareness Training Programme at Derriford Hospital, the positive …

Dementia: Missing People and The Herbert Protocol

August 30th, 2021


Richard Loxton, Lost Person Search Manager at Devon & Cornwall Police explains that it's not uncommon for people who have dementia to go missing, …

Dementia: Help, Advice and Support

August 30th, 2021


People with dementia and those who provide care often have many questions; we could all do with some help from time to time. Anne looks after her …

Dementia: Teaching Children and Keeping Family Involved

August 30th, 2021


We're all likely to know someone who has dementia, so it's important that we have access to information that helps us understand more about the condition and children are as much part of the picture as everyone else. In …

Dementia: Business Benefits from Being Dementia Friendly

August 30th, 2021


What does it mean to be Dementia Friendly and how is this achieved? John explains how training is easy to access and how small changes in what you do can make a big difference for those living with dementia. We are all …

The Importance of Planning: St Luke's Hospice

June 22nd, 2021


Planning for end of life is important, but it's often a daunting prospect. What are the legal requirements? Where to turn for care plans? How can wishes be recorded? With over 40 years experience Michael has a tonne of …

The Importance of Talking: Rowcroft Hospice

June 22nd, 2021


Conversations about death can be difficult for many people, those who are dying, their friends, family and professional carers. Kerry Macnish, Head …

School for Social Entrepreneurs

March 2nd, 2021


What are the opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs in the post Covid-19 world? A How Production with music from Kai Engel @IAmTheHow

United We Stand

March 2nd, 2021


Can social enterprise leaders speak with one voice to drive policy change through a common narrative? A How Production with music from Kai Engel. …

The Buzz Word Challenge with David Buckley

September 29th, 2020


Businesses are keen to show how they 'value their staff', but where does true value start? David Buckley talks about the importance of allowing people's own personal values to live and breathe as a crucial step in …

Apex HR sets the Buzz Word Challenge!

September 29th, 2020


Are you a good manager who leads by example? It's easy to use the right words, but are you doing the right thing? Join Bruce Brooker as he takes the Buzz Word Challenge and ask yourself: are you prepared to put your …


July 10th, 2020


Can the phrase 'Frontline NHS Hero' lead to unnecessary pressure? With Dr Craig Newman.


May 18th, 2020


Project5: Thousands of coaches and mental health practitioners have signed up to offer evidence-based support to support the national healthcare team. A How Production with music from Kai Engel. @IAmTheHow

Ultimate Frisbee: Sport Diet and Training

April 28th, 2020


Fast, agile and fun... Ultimate takes a common beach and park pastime to a new level. A non-contact, self-refereed sport played at all levels where teams can win in both 'spirit' and the match. With a strong GB team at …

Hockey: Sport Diet and Training

April 28th, 2020


Ollie is a hockey goal keeper for the under 21's GB National Team. Listening to his voice as he describes his role you can hear how Ollie enters the …

Swimming: Sport Diet and Training

April 28th, 2020


Emma trains for eight and a half hours every week to compete at a national and county level. That's a lot of hard work and it's not easy, but there are big rewards too. Sure there's the health & well-being and the …

BAE Systems

March 31st, 2020


Catch up with Nick as he talks to us about BAE Systems: innovative, trusted and bold... three words that embody the spirit of the company and which …


March 31st, 2020


New Scientist Live shows us that science research, innovation and collaboration is thriving; WaterAid reminds us how all this is made possible …

New Scientist Live 2019

March 31st, 2020


Join Rosie from New Scientist Live 2019 as she talks us through the event; the research, collaboration and ambition which lead to innovation.. all …

European Space Agency

March 31st, 2020


Join Yves as he speaks about the importance of global collaboration which lies behind all missions to other worlds and beyond... Produced for Knight …

British Ecological Society

March 31st, 2020


Chris speaks to us about how this organisation engages, educates and links the best minds together to tackle the big questions. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by IAmTheHow with music …

NIHR HPRU Health Impacts of Environmental Hazard

March 31st, 2020


Ian speaks to us about the many aspects of our environment which affect out health. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by IAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel. 

Radio Active Waste Management

March 31st, 2020


Robert provides fascinating insight into how to deal with radio active waste; storage solutions and environmental considerations in a project that …

The Association for Nutrition

March 31st, 2020


Join Dr Glenys Jones as she tells us about the work of the Association for British Nutrition and how to verify the claims made by manufacturers. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by


March 31st, 2020


Join Ian Duffy from stand 941 at New Scientist Live and learn about BP's approach to collaboration and innovation as they work to solve the big …


March 31st, 2020


Join Suzanne Davies as she tells us about the work of PepsiCo and the reasons for attending New Scientist Live. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by IaAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel.

University of Cambridge : Murray Edwards

March 31st, 2020


Dr Oliver Hadeler talks to us about the all women Murray Edwards College, the opportunities for all in life long learning and why this is important …

The Quekett Microscopical Club

March 30th, 2020


Join Robert Ratford at New Scientist Live as he tells us about the fascinating world of microscopy. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by IAmTheHow with music from Kai Engel.

Alzheimer's Research UK

March 30th, 2020


Join Dr Katy Stubbs as she tells us about the work of Alzheimer's Research UK and reasons for attending New Scientist Live. Produced for Knight Scientific at New Scientist Live Stand 1550 by IAmTheHow with music from …

Knight Scientific: Illuminating Science

March 30th, 2020


Find us at New Scientist Live at Stand 1550 in the Human Zone... we're ready to tell you about our research and innovation, but we want to hear your stories too! Pay us a visit and we'll get you and your work featured …

Man Alive! Parenting Advice for Dads

March 30th, 2020


We hear from Gavin: "When you are going to be a father, don't go alone..." A How Production. Music: Kai Engel. 

Man Alive! Parenting Advice for Dads

March 30th, 2020


We hear from Matt: "There is support out there, but sometimes it's hard to know how to get it" A How Production. Music: Kai Engel.

Believe in Yourself... or the ABELsport Data?

March 6th, 2020


Hanna continues to work closely with her Coach to ensure that she will be at the peak of her fitness, but what do the latest fitness measurements …

Hanna Takes the ABELsport Test

March 6th, 2020


Dr Jan Knight explains to Hanna the science behind the ABELsport test which uses bio-luminescence as a measure of antioxidant activity in white blood cells. A pin-prick blood test providing empirical data for your …

Testing your levels of fitness with ABELsport

March 6th, 2020


Hannah knows the importance of adjusting training before a big sporting event; too little effort and you may not peak... too much and you may fail on the day. The ABELsport test measures your levels of fitness and early …

Less Plastic

March 4th, 2020


Doing fewer bad things is good; doing more good things is better. So, if you've ever asked yourself: "can I really make a difference?" The simple answer is 'yes' - but if you looking for practical help with simple steps …

Wednesday Writers

February 19th, 2020


Never has there been a time when quality writing is needed to inspire, educate and entertain... and the fact is, we all have the gift within us to achieve wonders, if only we knew how... and that's where Anne and …

The Post

February 12th, 2020


Local is not parochial. If ever an example were needed you could do no better than to refer to The Post; sure it's a local magazine for local people, …

Drift Records

January 30th, 2020


Nothing of him that doth fade, but doth suffer a sea-change into something rich and strange. Join Alex in conversation with Rupert as they Face the Future. Produced by IAmTheHow in association with Green Measures Media …

Canoe Adventures

January 23rd, 2020


Looking for adventures on the 'other side' of the world without the air-miles? Take a trip from Totnes down the River Dart and you'll be transported …

How Podcast Production

December 4th, 2019


How to plan, produce and publish a podcast: Being creative is a process not a gift... "I help you to develop your narrative, so that you can tell stories about your work; insights and opinions that cut through the …

Watermill Cottages

November 27th, 2019


A digital detox has the power to put you back in touch with yourself; being in nature connects your very soul to Earth while silent, dark skies stir …

Asher Marks

November 6th, 2019


If 'financial planning' conjures visions of male, pale and stale stuffiness you had better think again, or least listen to Selena as she smashes the stereotypical norms that we often associated with this kind of work; …

Multi Story Thinking

October 30th, 2019


Living, work and leisure environments influence the way we feel and behave, but how you do avoid simply adding wheels to a hamster's cage when working to create a space which is beloved by those who occupy? Jonathan …

The Light Path

October 23rd, 2019


From a career as an Industrial Engineer in Colombo to an Astrology business in Devon, we hear from Andrea as she talks about the influence of the …

Nellie PR

October 16th, 2019


It's always refreshing to chat with someone who knows what they are talking about; in this world of influencers, content marketeers, entrepreneurs and innovators, where much of what has been done before is revealed as …


October 2nd, 2019


Ever felt like the world is against you? Finding it hard to keep down a job, meet targets - or just get through the day? Is there a conspiracy out there... or is it that the world that you create in your head is where …

Essence of Exeter

August 28th, 2019


Is your business an ever consuming PIG, or a considerate PPP? Running a business as a Social Enterprise is catching on, the question is: why now? The established model of Profit & Incessant Growth is giving way to …

Green Forward Networking

August 21st, 2019


A business networking event with a difference; all the conversations and connections that you'd expect with 'sustainability' as a core value. Open to all and ready to help no matter where you are with your environmental …


August 14th, 2019


What did you learn at school today? Cast your mind back... Maybe the well beaten mantra: 'arts to one side and science to the other'. Anne breaks the …

House of Marbles

August 7th, 2019


Glass marbles and marble-runs with a wide selection of traditional toys... but not all businesses are what they seem. House of Marbles is an international brand, active in many markets and Andrea is the custodian; with …

Iridescent Ideas, Bioregional Learning & the School for Social Entrepreneurs

July 31st, 2019


Hope comes in as many forms as there are definitions for the phrase 'Social Enterprise'; sure it's about profits, communities, people and the environment, but an alternative way to get to grips with the concept is by …

Marchand Petit

July 17th, 2019


People love doing business with people they like and we all thrive within a business that cares: to describe Marchand Petit as an 'Estate Agent' …

Garden of Italy

July 10th, 2019


Knowing where your food and drink comes from, how it was produced and transported is important, but 'provenance' simply does not cut it when it comes to the Garden of Italy. Rob is connected by blood to the Romagna …

Georgina Lynch

June 12th, 2019


Many of us have some understanding of how drug and alcohol abuse are often symptoms of self-destructive behaviour, but what about the more subtle …

Green Measures Media

June 5th, 2019


There's a new social media kid in town: it's called ::: a story ::: For Alex the power of a strong, personal narrative has always been at the heart of her writing and it now forms the centrepiece of her workshops. As …

St Luke's Hospice

May 22nd, 2019


The taboos around death are dying; conversations are happening, plans are in place and a whole network of Compassionate Carers is spawning across the …

The HR Department

May 8th, 2019


There's much said about good work practice and HR, but without the internal resources it can be hard to access, which is where Helena come in. Find out how The HR Department works for businesses of all sizes.. and you …

South West Growth Service

March 27th, 2019


Listening to Katharine it's clear that behind the somewhat modest Offer of Consultancy and Coaching lies a reservoir of knowledge combined with a …


March 13th, 2019


With a hint of spring in the air it's all sunshine and smiles with Emma as she tells all about her journey from Essex to the South Hams where she provides lipsticks, facials and body-butter as part of the BeLippy …

Rowcroft Hospice

February 27th, 2019


Rowcroft Hospice is known by many for providing end of life care and support, but dig a little deeper and there is so much more; the governance and funding, the training and resources, the dedication of the staff with …

Casino Select

February 13th, 2019


We all share a little dash of panache when it comes to 007... but unlike James Bond's gambling - Casino Select is different: all the buzz of the …


February 7th, 2019


Would your business benefit from a better digital connection? Yes - of course! Then contact Jane; as an independent provider of telecoms and cloud …

Puffing Billy Cycles

January 30th, 2019


Pete has many wise words; "cycling is freedom" is one such phrase... all very well, but what kind of bike? Road Bike, Mountain Bike, Hybrid... Gravel... ? So much choice.. but actually the only conversation you really …

Totnes Death Cafe

January 23rd, 2019


What has no agenda or product and offers no conclusions or any course of action? And how can an organisation with this offer be relevant to every …

Philip Nash Design

January 16th, 2019


Many of us find ourselves being and doing things that we never really planned... Philip hitched around Europe with his mate before earning a bob or two combining gardening with his art-work... then Hampton Court Flower …

Gleave Media

January 9th, 2019


Let's face it, there are many marketing offers out there; social media training, strategy and content creation - they are all very current, so how …

InGameUK part II

December 12th, 2018


What makes a good computer game? A strong narrative with a protagonist along with elements of jeopardy, drama and surprise... perhaps this is nothing new; just the ancient art of story telling... but games offer more: …


December 5th, 2018


'He knows not where he's going, for the ocean will decide, it's not the destination, it's the glory of the ride.' Unlike Zen Dog, Michelle has both the journey and the destination in the form of Babiroo: an ethical …


November 28th, 2018


On paper a business can be boiled down to numbers, but when you've invested time and energy and battled with critics - perhaps even your demons - to create something that you love... you'll understand the emotion that …

Howard Financial

November 21st, 2018


From small purchases and big loans to savings and investments - money governs the opportunities and choices that we have. Strange that many of us have such a poor grasp of finance given that we understand very well the …

MUTU System

October 31st, 2018


'Diastasis Recti' says it all really... child birth is as old as the hills, but that's not to say that it's easy; sure we hear stories of babies …

Women in STEM Plymouth

October 17th, 2018


WISP recognises that women & girls are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and maths; the goal is one of gender equality. As …


September 26th, 2018


A 'multi-functional kitchen gadget' or the 'smallest most intelligent kitchen'? Hmm... which ever way you care to cut it the Thermomix has more to it …

Boost Business Growth

September 19th, 2018


A riddle: "I have a grand hall that many will visit with guest rooms and gardens that some may elicit, but what of the rooms and majestic suits - the secret chambers where everyone meets? These charms are yours, but …

GA Solicitors

September 12th, 2018


You live, you die and you leave your Will to make clear your wishes, but what if things don't quite go to plan? Is contesting a Will ever an option …


August 1st, 2018


There's a lot more to playing retro and new games than meets the eye. Sure there's the fun, role-play and tactics, but games have the power to reach …

Apex HR

July 25th, 2018


Employment law is well defined, but there remains a crisis in leadership; all too often management is seen as self-serving and out of touch. The effects are far reaching; we ask ourselves: Am I safe? Am I secure? Do I …

The Water Summer School with Michal Kravčík

June 20th, 2018


Michal Kravčík is a Slovak hydrologist and environmentalist and the founder of the NGO Ludia a Voda (People and Water). He was awarded the Goldman …

The Water Summer School with Rajendra Singh

June 20th, 2018


Rajendra Singh is a water conservationist and recipient of the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize. He helped build over 8,600 water conservation structures, …

The Client Factory

June 13th, 2018


Many agencies struggle when it comes to explaining search engine optimisation, ad-words and pay per view, but listening to Dan is truly enlightening; …

Citizens Advice

May 30th, 2018


You have something on your mind: a creeping debt or a snag at work. Maybe you just want to know where you stand; perhaps you are 'in deep'. You hear that base line with the timeless lyric: "there's not a problem that I …

Just Embrace

May 16th, 2018


Negative Body Image. We hear much about this subject and the role of big business as it pushes and reinforces the 'ideal look'; and then there is the …

The Summit Path

May 9th, 2018


Just how good do you think you are? Much of what we do is measured; it's all about 'performance'... but who sets the standards and who's judging? Everyone else 'out there' - or just you... inside your own head? Slaves …

The Soul Midwife

May 2nd, 2018


Call the Soul Midwife! A popular TV series in the making? Considering that the number of people born exactly matches the number who die you'd think …

Demi Keenan Interiors

April 18th, 2018


Question: who has an eye for detail, a feel for fabric and a love for furniture? Demi Keenan has all this and a whole lot more. Design is as much …

The Flow Partnership

April 4th, 2018


"Water is essential for life" So often said that it's easy to lose sight of what this really means. Join Minni as she talks about The Flow Partnership, a charity that works around the world with communities, government, …

Yes To Life No To Mining

March 29th, 2018


"Intuition leads to synchronicity" Cajamarca, Colombia; the place where people power, holistic thinking & waffles come together to remind us all …

Blooming Organised

March 21st, 2018


We have a penchant for amassing stuff as we move through our lives and for many, at a point marked by nothing in particular, a silent threshold is …

Ben Leach Consultancy

March 14th, 2018


"Mental Capacity".That's a term we hear from time to time, but what does it really mean and how is it defined? For Ben this question forms part of his every day work, along with the delivery of Safeguarding Training... …

Start Point Law

February 21st, 2018


Business is about standing out from the crowd, so how does a small firm of solicitors make its mark? It's not just the fixed fees and the focus on …

Farm Able

February 7th, 2018


Is it destiny that brings the disparate strands of different lives together to form a meaningful thread that links people? Penny left her city life …


January 24th, 2018


The Bird family flew the nest from the small city of Eli and migrated south to the ocean city of Plymouth; a brave move and a good one for Paul who …

Action Man to Action Coach

January 17th, 2018


28 years in any job teaches you something...28 years in the British Army teaches you a lot. You see some of the worst and some of the best and it's the latter that Steve has taken from his Army career and now applies to …


January 10th, 2018


Forget the out of body experience... here we learn about the out of browser experience and life before the death of FaceBook... Join Andy as he talks us through the Weheartdigital offer... and have you heard of Filmily? …

Payge Stay

December 13th, 2017


After listening to this you'll be kicking off those slippers & using that cardigan to torch the rocking chair! Scrap those retirement plans & take a leaf out of Gloria's book: find out why at the tender age of …

Coralline Health

November 29th, 2017


We all know that healthcare is changing; as medical techniques advance and more treatments become available the cost of providing care is also …

Start Point Finance

November 15th, 2017


Join Tim Jones from Start Point Finance with all the latest thinking behind interest rates and Brexit and learn how the changing High Street has been …

Argand Solutions

November 15th, 2017


Argand Solutions solve complex energy problems. Join Fraser Durham as we explore how the relationship between engineering, software and finance lies …

Yurts for Life

November 15th, 2017


Many of us have twists and turns in our careers, but what's the story behind a CV that includes being an Engineer in the Army to running Terminal 2 at Heathrow, with some Capital Management along the way? An interesting …

Scribble & Ink

November 9th, 2017


Running a business? This is a must: Scribble and Ink are more than the sum of their parts. We are talking here about an office supply company, so - come on - what's the story? Is it that they provide furniture as well …

The Science of Chocolate

November 9th, 2017


Chocolate has a lesson for us all; for years we have divided the world of knowledge into the crude categories of science & art, but thanks to Dr …

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