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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Episode 8: Mariana Machado
We speak to Mariana Machado about all things mentoring and culture and explore how understanding human behaviours and mindsets is key to the growth and development of employees. Mariana tells us about her far from linear career and we discuss how mentoring can help employees move to different roles, to the benefit of themselves and their organisation.
LISTEN NOW: Episode 8 – Mariana Machado
Episode 9: Nathan Chestney-Stagg
Having proactively found his first mentor on a golf range when he was just 13 years old, NCS knows a thing or two about mentoring. We talk to Nathan about his mentoring matrix, diversity of thought and active listening and get to delve into his experience to see what makes a great mentorship.
LISTEN NOW: Episode 9 – Nathan Chestney-Stagg