This podcast series showcases professionals who are blending two or more juxtaposed skillsets–e.g. mountain rescue, sculpture and micro-brewing–with a more traditional profession. We learn how the skills they learn in one area enrich the other.

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Hear from Linda Doyle, Provost of Trinity College Dublin, and the first female provost in its history, about her vision for the college.

Minh Tsai discusses his passion for food, and his transition from a career in management consulting.

While Robert Finkel shares his move into micro-brewing from the world of private equity.

Hear four senior higher education professionals discuss their views of the third level institution of the future here:

Jane Ohlmeyer speaks about the importance of academic freedom, being climate warriors and the right structures to optimize learning and growth: 9.32 to 17.21

Linda Doyle discusses becoming a climate-first institution and all that that entails as well as the importance of instilling a deep-rooted fairness in academic promotions 6.57 to 16.22

Linda Hogan discusses the importance of a university being a connected community: 9.38 to 15.07

Dr. Margaret Casely- Hayford discusses the future of blended learning and the impact that Brexit has had on UK-based institutions: 22.26 to 26.04


Go to our Meditations Hub for a series of free inspiring meditations. Whether you want to start the day with a positive mindset, reset during the day, calm your mind or draw upon the power to forgive, these reflections will encourage you to give yourself this time.

Go to our Coaching Hub for videos from some of our inspiring guests and coaches to help with your career and personal development.

Hear from Oli Shakir-Khalil about his mental health advocacy here: Listen from 6.30 to 12.5 on Apple or Spotify.


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