Podcast The Mentors Who Made Me

Grasp talks to a variety of successful individuals about the mentors in their lives that made them who they are today as well as covering relevant topics in the learning space.

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Episode 1: Lucy Mullins

Published on: June 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Join us as we speak with Lucy Mullins, an executive coach and Co-Founder of Ride The Wave, an exciting new professional coach training programme. We’ll be talking about the mentors in her life as well as the differences between coaching and mentoring and what we can take from coaching techniques to become better mentors ourselves.

LISTEN NOW: Episode 1 – Lucy Mullins

Episode 2: Ed Beccle

Published on: June 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM

Join us as we speak to our very own founder Ed Beccle about what role mentoring has played in his career and how it helped him create the Grasp mentoring platform.

LISTEN NOW: Episode 2 – Ed Beccle

Episode 3: Alan Slavik

Published on: July 14, 2020 at 2:55 PM

This week we talk to Alan Slavik, the latest addition to the Grasp team, about his vast experience with mentors and his journey through the field of learning and development. 

LISTEN NOW: Episode 3 – Alan Slavik

Episode 4: Kenny Temowo

Published on: June 24, 2020 at 2:00 PM

In this episode, we speak with the Head of Leadership Development and Learning at Improbable, Kenny Temowo, about experience design, creativity in learning and the mentors who have supported him throughout his career and personal development. 

LISTEN NOW: Episode 4 – Kenny Temowo

Episode 5: Leïla Bazzi

Published on: Aug 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM

We talk to lawyer, gender equality advocate and founder of Lean In Morocco Chapter, Leïla Bazzi, about mentoring and gender equality.

LISTEN NOW: Episode 5 – Leila Bazzi

Episode 6: Sergey Gorbatov

Published on: Aug 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

This week we spoke to Sergey Gorbatov; professor, researcher, speaker of leadership and HR and co-author of Fair Talk: Three Steps to Powerful Feedback about how to give and use feedback effectively in your personal and professional development. 

LISTEN NOW: Episode 6 – Sergey Gorbatov

Episode 7: Kate McCourt

Published on: Sep 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM

We speak to Kate McCourt VP CIS Development, Change Management & Europe at DHL Express about her experience with mentoring programmes in large organisations. Kate speaks to us about how, and more importantly why, to find and reach out to mentors – “you’ll be surprised how willing people are to help you”.

LISTEN NOW: Episode 7 – Kate McCourt