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Best Life By Design With Margaret podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Life By Design With Margaret podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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LifeStyle by Design, Not Default Podcast is a video podcast series that shares amazing stories of inspiration, encouragement, empowerment and victories over challenges of individuals who are living on purpose. The interviewees share their life stories and offer action steps to others who are seeking a lifestyle by design, not default!
 
Feel stuck? Find purpose by creating your own work. Stephen Warley interviews people like you who figured out how to work for themselves and how they did it. He teaches practical life skills like self-awareness, curiosity and energy management to help you design your own unique business model. He interviews thought leaders like Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, Jenny Blake, Greg McKeown, Taylor Pearson and others to understand why the new job security is self-employment. Want to work on your own? It ...
 
We're a podcast for anyone who writes. Every week we talk to writers about their writing journeys and techniques, from early career debuts to self-publishers and narrative designers. We've featured Margaret Atwood, Jackie Kay, Sara Collins, Antti Tuomainen, Val McDermid, Sarah Perry, Elif Shafak and many more!Brought to you by the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall in Norwich.
 
For the last few decades there's been a revolution in the knitting world, and we go behind the scenes to gain insight into what inspired and motivated the knitting superstars who were part of this exciting time. Join us every two weeks on Vogue Knitting Knitterviews as we interview the influencers who contributed to making the knitosphere what it is today. Brought to you by Penguin Random House Audio: “Listen while you knit."
 
The Women's Podcast, hosted by Kathy Sheridan & Róisín Ingle.
 
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In today’s episode we’re joined by the Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Elizabeth Strout, who has just released her new book, ‘Olive Again’. It’s the much anticipated sequel to her best seller ‘Olive Kitteridge’ which was released in 2008. After eleven years, we’re thrown back into the chaos of Olive’s life as she adapts to changes within herse ...…
 
On the pod today we have literary translator and non-fiction writer Ekaterina Petrova. Ekaterina is from Bulgaria, and was our visiting resident for a month, thanks to support from the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation.A big part of the conversation is about the challenge of making a living from being a literary translator - which, as you can imagin ...…
 
I’m always telling our Accelerator members, you aren’t going to just think your way into growing your business, you also have to feel it too! Adam Johnston wants to inspire you to use your intuition to build your business. He’s co-founder and CEO of Last Call Trivia, a company that produces hundreds of trivia shows around the country each week. ...…
 
Megan Phelps Roper was born into the Westboro Baptist Church, a small Kansas based ministry which garnered world-wide condemnation for their anti-gay protests and pickets at 9/11 memorials and soldier’s funerals. Megan spoke to Róisín Ingle about her new memoir, Unfollow, which details her early life in the church, why her family celebrate trag ...…
 
As we wrap up Food Month here in The Irish Times, we’re joined in studio by award winning chefs Michel Roux Jr. and Margot Janse. The pair travelled to Dublin recently to judge the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year 2019 Competition, which was won by Gráinne Mullins, a head pastry chef at Galway restaurant Lignum. Margo has enjoyed a le ...…
 
Ruthie Collins joins us on the pod to talk about her efforts to excite young children about writing, most recently during a writing residency in Great Yarmouth. We also talk to teacher at St Georges Primary and Nursery School and Clare Parker, Education Officer at the Time & Tide Museum. There are several instances of highly adorable children i ...…
 
Do you feel creative? It’s kind of a trick question because I always remind people that to be human is to be creative! It’s in our nature. Tania Katan wants to inspire you to unleash your creativity! And she means everyone, from accountants to dancers, and including you! She’s an innovation trainer and a creativity speaker. I highly recommend c ...…
 
Taiu Landra, along with mother Maie and daughter Kersti, is the owner and creative voice of Koigu Wool Designs. For decades, Koigu has supplied top-quality handpainted merino yarn and exquisite knitting designs to consumers across North America. Its unique, rich palette, as glorious as a painter's has ignited a passion for color and quality in ...…
 
In today’s episode, we examine what life is like for women living in the Gaza Strip, in southern Palestine. Róisín Ingle spoke to Mona Al Shawa and Hala Riziq, who travelled over to Dublin recently with Trócaire for some respite and to share their experiences with Irish people. Both have made it their life’s mission to defend women’s rights in ...…
 
Today we have an interview with Mandy Stanley, a children's author and illustrator who has created a huge number of books over her career. Although she was traditionally published by the likes of HarperCollins, for her latest book in the Lettice series she decided to self-publish. We talked to her about why she took that route, and her top tips ...…
 
In today’s episode, Tanya Sweeney tells Roisín Ingle why the opening of an Oliver Bonas store in Dublin is bad news for our wallets. (She spent too much on a neon rainbow lamp. What? It sparked joy!) They also discuss that car crash Prince Andrew interview and after encouraging us all to de-clutter our homes, ask why is Marie Kondo now selling ...…
 
It’s our 300th episode! To mark this very special occasion, we wanted to invite a very special guest. Not only has he listened to over 200 episodes of Life Skills That Matter, but he’s also edited them! Scott Donnell, our podcast editor, shares solopreneur lessons from his own journey as a freelance audio editor and lessons he’s picked up from ...…
 
Last week The Women’s Podcast left behind the usual surrounds of the studio for a live recording in House on Leeson Street, with thanks to our sponsors Green & Black's. Marian Keyes was the special guest on the night and treated the live audience to an exclusive excerpt of her brand new book Grown Ups. Marian also spoke about her love of the da ...…
 
In this episode, Róisin speaks to entrepreneur, author and ground breaking business leader, Margaret Heffernan. As the former CEO of five businesses, Margaret shares her incredible insight into the complexities of how an organisation works. Having spent a lot of her career focusing on the role of women in business and leadership roles, Margaret ...…
 
Travel writers Agustinus Wibowo and Suzanne Joinson join us on the pod this week to discuss pitching and funding projects, leaving family behind, the perils of getting in taxis, near-kidnappings - and the joys of meeting new people around the world.Agustinus Wibowo was writer in residence at the National Centre for Writing in August 2019 and ra ...…
 
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by what everyone else thinks about how you should start your business? Josh Paulson, wants to inspire you to stop listening to the noise and listen to yourself instead. The whole point of leaving your conventional job is to stop doing what you think you are supposed to do! He’s the CEO of Quality Cage Crafters, a ma ...…
 
Norther Ireland-born Maggie Jackson has been in the knitting business for over forty years with MaggiKnits, specializing in designer knitting kits and mainly natural yarns designed with her own signature look.
 
In this episode we are joined by former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power. The Dublin born academic and author talked to Kathy Sheridan about how she became one of the most powerful women in American Foreign Affairs and discussed her acclaimed memoir The Education of An Idealist. Power also goes back to her difficult childhood in Dublin an ...…
 
Today we’ve dedicated the podcast to Gay Byrne - the legendary broadcaster who died on Monday 4th November - and specifically to his impact on women in Ireland. Most of the listeners to his radio show were women, he regularly made space for women on both radio and on The Late Late Show, allowing their voices to be amplified on topics such as di ...…
 
What’s the thread of your career? Even if you’ve held lots of different jobs in lots of different fields, there are patterns and trends throughout your work that reveal your tendencies. Jennifer Brown, wants to inspire you to reimagine your skills to reinvent yourself, so you can create work that works for you! She’s the founder and CEO of Jenn ...…
 
Margaret Atwood is a literary legend and you can imagine how excited we were to have her on The Women’s Podcast for the third time. As author of The Handmaid’s Tale - and many other award winning novels - she brought us the world of Gilead and started a powerful global conversation about women which still resonates today at a time when Donald T ...…
 
Denise Mina, the award-winning Scottish crime writer, playwright and comic book author, joins us on the pod for a fascinating discussion exploring genre, the notion of high and low art and the power of crime fiction to explore progressive politics. Steph McKenna is asking the questions.Hosted by Simon Jones, who is getting excited about NaNoWri ...…
 
In what was a momentous week for Northern Ireland, The Women’s Podcast travelled to Belfast for our first podcast recording in that beautiful city.It was the week abortion was decriminalised in the North after a long grassroots struggle by feminist activists. So what happens next?Panellists including Alliance for Choice activist Danielle Robert ...…
 
Are you doing work you are truly passionate about or because it’s comfortable? Teri Ijeoma wants to inspire you to break out of your comfort zone to embrace your passion like she did. She spent years working in education because she thought it was the more comfortable path instead of pursuing her life-long passion for investing in stocks. Terri ...…
 
Debbie Bliss has spent over 30 years building an international yarn and design brand. She is recognised for her classic and contemporary designs and use of bold and beautiful colour palettes. Her yarn is adored by a loving community of knitters. Debbie cares deeply about creating pattern collections that complement the qualities of each yarn sh ...…
 
In this episode, Kathy Sheridan talks to women and organisations who have benefited from the Mná na hÉireann Women of Ireland fund which was set up to increase the economic mobility of women across the country. We also mark the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by talking to one survivor of the illness who now volunteers educating women and ...…
 
Barefoot Pilgrimage is a new book by Andrea Corr, the musician, songwriter and actress who was the lead singer of pop group The Corrs with her three siblings Sharon, Caroline and Jim. The memoir is a love letter to her late parents Jean and Gerry and a meditation on life, grief and hope. Corr came in to The Women’s Podcast studio and talked to ...…
 
'Iceland's crime queen', Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, joins Kate Griffin on the pod to discuss her writing, how she balances being a bestselling author with having a day job - and why she wants to keep the day job - and shifting between crime, horror and children's literature.Yrsa was the inaugural UNESCO City of Literature Writer in Residence here at ...…
 
Do you get to work wherever you want? Frank Cottle shares why flexible workspaces aren’t just the future of work, they are a competitive advantage. Frank is the chairman and founder of Alliance Virtual Offices which provides customers with premium solutions for virtual offices and telecommunications. He started his career as a commercial diver ...…
 
The BBC broadcaster Emma Barnett was the first person in the UK to announce she was menstruating on live TV news. Now she has written a call-to-arms manifesto on why we need to destroy the ludicrous stigma around periods. In the second part of our True Blood series, Emma talks to Kathy about the history of the taboo of periods, the stories wome ...…
 
Jackie Kay revealed her list of 10 BAME writers for the International Literature Showacse at the Cheltenham Literature Festival earlier this month. This recording of the event has Jackie in conversation with three of her selected writers: Eric Ngalle Charles, Zaffar Kunial and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi.The International Literature Showcase is ...…
 
In the first of a two-part series, we explore why we find periods so hard to talk about and what can be done to help break the stigma that still exists around them. For today’s show, Kathy is joined by Labour councillor Deirdre Kingston, Niamh Dunne, a youth ambassador for Plan International Ireland, and by Claire Hunt of Homeless Period Irelan ...…
 
Don’t think you can make passive income from goats? You gotta listen to Deborah Niemann! She shares how she didn’t make any money from raising goats or even writing books about raising goats! She only starting generating passive income by raising goats when she discovered selling online courses about how to raise goats! Her story is such an aut ...…
 
Erika Knight is a renowned knitwear designer and respected consultant to the yarn and fashion industry. Erika has a unique interpretation of craft: her mission is to simplify and communicate her insight and passion for knitting and crochet with accessible yet enticing projects in order to inspire everyone to experiment and, above all, enjoy cra ...…
 
In today's podcast, journalist and founder of the Positive Birth Movement, Milli Hill, talks to Jennifer Ryan about her book Give Birth Like a Feminist. She says pregnant people need to realise that they have choices when it comes to giving birth and the power imbalance between health professionals and those giving birth needs to be redressed. ...…
 
"I had no examples of people like me in the page." Writer Sara Collins joins us on the pod to talk about representation in literature - both behind-the-scenes and within stories. Sara was in town to discuss her debut novel The Confessions of Frannie Langton at the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival.Hosted by Steph McKenna and Simon Jones.Find out ...…
 
In today's podcast, Kathy and Róisín revel in the joys of WAGatha Christie; Tanya Sweeney speaks candidly about postnatal depression; and Irish Times journalist Jack Power reviews 'Consent: Everything a Guy Needs to Know about Sex, Love and Consent', Inti Chavez Perez's sexual health and relationships guidebook aimed at boys and young men.…
 
Sometimes your journey doesn’t make sense to others and even to yourself, but if you can have the courage to own your journey, you can discover what it is you really want to do for work. Margaret Vandergriff has taken the path less traveled time and time again. She tried lots of work experiments that led her to work she loved. As you’ll soon he ...…
 
Flo Perry is a writer and illustrator, who has managed to make a career out of her passion for drawing breasts and penchant for quizzing people on their sex lives at parties. In her book 'How to Have Feminist Sex', she explores everything from faking it, to consent; from stress, to kink; and how losing your virginity isn't so different to eatin ...…
 
Richard Lambert's debut novel The Wolf Road is set for release in February 2020. The book is finished, edited, proofed. What's it like to be in the in-between stage between completion and publication? We talk to Richard about how he got to this stage in his writing, and where he's going next.Also on the pod today: we're very excited about the t ...…
 
Last night The Irish Times, in association with Green & Black’s Chocolate, brought Oh My God What A Complete Aisling authors Sarah Breen & Emer McLysaght to The Docklands in Cork for a live recording of the Women’s Podcast.Róisín sat down with Sarah and Emer to discuss their third novel 'Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling', their plans for the ...…
 
How do you like to learn? Bet you haven’t been asked that question much, if ever! How we were to taught to learn wasn’t that fun and turns out, it’s not all that effective either! Scott Young wants to share how to learn more effectively and to make it more enjoyable! He’s the author of the new book, Ultralearning. He shares the science behind l ...…
 
Laura Zander is the co-owner of leading online yarn and fabric retailer Jimmy Beans Wool. Laura and her husband Doug quit their dot-com jobs in San Francisco and founded the company in Lake Tahoe, and it has been named one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the US. She has been invited to the White House for a forum addressing th ...…
 
The King of Helsinki Crime and the 'funniest writer in Europe' Antti Tuomainen joins us on the pod to talk about his books including The Man Who Died and Little Siberia, plus how the crime fiction genre is the perfect engine for telling stories.Many thanks to the Finnish Literature Exchange (FILI) for supporting Antti's visit to the UK.Meanwhil ...…
 
In today’s podcast, Róisín talks to singer-songwriter Wallis Bird about her sixth album 'Woman', which is released this week. Wallis talks to Róisín about what's inspired her for the new album - #MeToo, Trump, Brexit, the war in Syria - about how falling in love and being in a grown-up relationship has changed her, why she shaved her head to re ...…
 
If you want to build a business that is aligned with your values, needs and abilities it takes time. The faster you try to grow your business, the more you will compromise your values. I’m super excited to introduce another past member of our 30-Day Accelerator, Jens Nielsen! He told me the most important lesson he learned from our Accelerator ...…
 
In her new book ‘Republic of Shame’, journalist Caelainn Hogan examines Ireland’s mother-and-baby homes and the collusion of the Catholic Church with the Irish State. Personal accounts from survivors, nuns and others bring the truth forward for all to see. In today’s podcast, Róisín speaks to Caelainn about the stories of the women she spoke to ...…
 
Today we have something particularly special on the pod, in the form of George Alagiah's 2019 Noirwich Lecture.George is of course best known for his journalistic work with the BBC, in particular as presenter of BBC News at Six. He's just released his first work of fiction, The Burning Land, and in his lecture he talks about the power of fictio ...…
 
In 2018, Limerick woman Vicky Phelan became a household name as Irish women's voice for justice, when she chose to speak out and lift the lid on what has become one of the greatest political and medical scandals of our time. In today’s podcast she talks to Róisín about her memoir ‘Overcoming’, which details her remarkable personal story from he ...…
 
No one likes feeling rejected, but if you want to work for yourself, you need to find a way to get comfortable with it. Alex Grodnik wants to share how to desentitize yourself to rejection. He’s endured a lot of rejection especially as he tries to secure funding for his fintech startup, Payclub, a new payment app to help groups split expenses m ...…
 
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