Our podcast series gets up close and personal with a wide range of Shropshire business people, as they take time out of their busy routines tell us a bit about their background, reveal a flavour of their corporate thinking. and explain what drives them to consistently strive to make a difference.

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John Williams

John Williams – Institute of Leadership CEO

Carl Jones chats to the Shropshire-educated keynote speaker ahead of his session at the Shropshire Leadership Conference

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Imposter Syndrome: It’s not as rare as you might think

More than 70% of us have experienced this - but TEDx speaker Andrew Pain told a Shropshire audience how to tackle it
Handelsbanken Cameron Willard and Daniel Mahoney

Economic outlook: What’s in store for the county?

What's in store for the Shropshire economy over the coming months? We spoke to Handelsbanken duo Daniel Mahoney and Cameron Willard
The Great Expectations crew packed a huge amount into their time in Shrewsbury shooting well into the night

Why movie makers could be bringing us a big boost

Carl Jones talks to Mark Hooper from Film Shropshire, a new bureau promoting the county to film and TV production companies

Shevaun Haviland – director general of the BCC

Shevaun spoke to us during her visit to a conference in Telford, sharing her thoughts on what the future holds for the economy
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Inflation, interest rates . . and other economic forecasts

We caught up with Handelsbanken chief economist James Sproule during a visit to the county to discover his thoughts
Walter Gleeson is now a shareholder and director of AFC Telford United1

Walter Gleeson: co-founder of musicMagpie

The co-founder of musicMagpie, Walter Gleeson, talks about his quest to help support a new generation of entrepreneurs
Hannah Williams

How we started up: Young Shropshire entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs reveal how and why they have started up three very different Shropshire-based business ventures
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Why we all need a tech time out

It's far too easy to spend every waking hour glued to technology - but taking a break can bring clarity of thought, and mood
MAIN PIC Zoe and Melissa Evans at Rowton Vineyard

Zoe and Melissa Evans

The twin sisters who have created Rowton Vineyard talk about some of the challenges of working together on the venture
Culina now has a fleet of 1750 trucks and 3000 trailers

Thomas van Mourik

The boss of Culina Logistics explains how the company grew from small beginning in Prees to become a major player in transport

Mat O’Crowley, Tanki

When launching his Atcham-based toilet paper business, it wasn’t only Mat's experience that came in handy, but his contacts too

Chris Jones, Reclaim Tax UK

Chris explains how he is helping companies to secure significant research and development tax credits across many different sectors
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Steve Owen, Pave Aways

Steve Owen of Pave Aways shares his own secret to business success, including knowing your strength and weaknesses