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Emma (PGCE Secondary Drama) and Tom (PGCE Secondary Music) from Cardiff Metropolitan University muse about the joys of working with student teachers, the expressive arts, and teaching in general. Expect deep discussions, wellbeing tips, celebrations of great practice, and things to steal for your own lessons! Our primary audience is student teachers and early-career teachers, but we hope there's something here for everyone who's involved in the world of education, whether you're new or exper ...
 
We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more). Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and ...
 
"How To Make A Video Go Viral" is a podcast where we interview business executives who have produced video campaigns that have transformed company sales. We discuss the steps they took to achieve this success with the goal of helping you do the same. We explore these video campaigns both from the creative process and the back end sales funnels used to turn views into sales. We begin each show with the disclaimer that making a video "go viral" shouldn't actually be your goal! Instead, we expl ...
 
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It's never been more important to have a clear vision and justification for your own subject and where it fits into the curriculum, whether you're in Wales or further afield. In this episode, Emma and Tom go back to basics to model the kind of material that can help you start thinking and talking about where you stand on the big questions about you…
 
Your relationship with a supplier is one of the most important aspects of running a business. That’s why we’re chatting with Kian Golzari, a sourcing specialist who has designed, developed, sourced, and manufactured over 2,500 products. Kian has manufactured products for the NBA, United Nations, Olympic Games, Ministry of Defense, and top athletes …
 
Melisa Vong believes that if you’re running an ecommerce business, you can’t ignore Amazon. Melisa started and sold 2 multi-million dollar brands using Amazon FBA’s infrastructure. Now she’s taking her successful strategies and sharing them on the Foundr platform with a new course on how to sell on Amazon. Listen to Nathan and Melisa discuss: How s…
 
We're delighted to welcome Dr. Julia Jenkins back to the podcast after far too long away! Previously a member of our PGCE secondary science team, Julia was working for Teach First Cymru last time we caught up, but is now on the staff of the Institute of Physics. Julia has plenty of hard-hitting facts and figures for us on a worrying situation for d…
 
If you’ve never heard of Derral Eves, you’ve probably watched one of his hundreds of viral videos on YouTube. Derral currently owns 19 YouTube channels with “Gold Play Buttons” and collaborates with record-breaking YouTubers like Mr. Beast. Eves is a lifelong learner and created VidSummit 8 years ago as a conference specialized for YouTube professi…
 
For the final PGCE Research Bites of this block, we welcome Ben Pepler, who's here to discuss with Tom his research into how we can get more consistent results in the different components of GCSE music through an integrated approach. We hope you've found this set of Research Bites interesting, and maybe it's inspired you to carry out your own class…
 
Adam D'Angelo was on the frontlines of the internet-startup boom. A passion for programming, which began in middle school, led him to work at Facebook in 2005 and launch Quora in 2009. Quora is a question and answer site that has 300 million visitors a month. He's experienced the highs and lows of the ever-evolving industry but is still motivated t…
 
It's time for our traditional October light episode, where we scour the weirdest corners of the Internet to find some interesting things to share. As usual, we have no idea what the other is bringing to the mic, and the result is an episode that takes in statistics, impostor syndrome, social media and wellbeing cheese (you'll have to listen to find…
 
Thomas Tull didn’t know anything about Hollywood when he started Legendary Pictures. However, he did know how to build a financial model and reach the untapped market of comic book fans. Legendary Pictures has produced films such as The Dark Knight, The Hangover, and 300. Under Thomas' leadership, they became a disruptor in the film industry by foc…
 
Mae Tameidiau o Ymchwil TAR yn cyflwyno ymchwil gorau myfyrwyr ar gyrsiau Addysg Gychwynnol i Athrawon gyda Phartneriaeth Caerdydd. Yn y bennod hon mae Nia Davies yn trafod sut yr aeth ati i ddysgu mwy am hyrwyddo llafaredd mewn dosbarth cynradd, drwy ymchwil ac ymholi. Gallwch hefyd wrando ar Tameidiau o Ymchwil TAR ar ffurf glywedol drwy danysgri…
 
JSHealth is one of the fastest-growing companies in Australia and sells a bottle of vitamins every 20 seconds. But for founder Jessica Sepel, JSHealth’s success is defined by how its products and philosophy change the lives of its customers. JSHealth began as a health and recipe blog Jessica started at university while studying nutrition. The blog'…
 
Not being podcasters who like to put all the work onto our lovely guests, occasionally we front up and present some goodies of our own! And Emma's back with some more interesting things she's dug up as part of her doctoral research. Returning to the hot topic of reflection, Emma presents a new reflective model that she found, and we discuss some of…
 
Running a travel company in the middle of a global pandemic is not something Brian Kidwell would suggest for aspiring entrepreneurs. But Brian and his team were able to endure by trusting their product market fit and member base. Scott’s Cheap Flights started in 2015 when Brian teamed up with his cofounder, Scott Keyes, to build a flight-tracking t…
 
It's time for another PGCE Research Bites! Emma is joined by Lucy Gooding to discuss her research into the place of oracy in drama. We hope you find this interesting and useful! You can watch this episode on YouTube - https://smarturl.it/cardiffpartnership REFERENCES Alexander, R. (2020) A Dialogic Teaching Companion. New York: Routledge. Barnes, D…
 
After growing up around a failed family business, Verne Harnish was determined to use his experience to help young entrepreneurs succeed. 40 years later, he’s helped startups across the world scale to become multi-million dollar businesses and worked with some of the most famous entrepreneurs of our time. Verne, known as the "Growth Guy,” founded t…
 
We welcome back Dr. Louise Allen-Walker, Programme Director for the MSc Psychology in Education here at Cardiff Met, to discuss what research (and particularly quantitative research) looks like in psychology, and how we can be sure we approach it critically. Louise has some clear explanations of how quantitative researchers set about their work, as…
 
Tim Draper, one of the most successful venture capital investors on the planet, thinks all entrepreneurs should read science fiction. He believes anticipating what the world needs in 15 years is critical to creating an innovative business idea. As the founder of Draper Associates, DFJ, and Draper University, Draper has been an early investor in Tes…
 
Mae Tameidiau o Ymchwil TAR yn cyflwyno ymchwil gorau myfyrwyr ar gyrsiau Addysg Gychwynnol i Athrawon gyda Phartneriaeth Caerdydd. Yn y bennod hon mae Daniel Roberts yn trafod sut yr aeth ati i ddysgu mwy am ddefnyddio cyd-destun dilys wrth addysgu mewn ysgol gynradd, drwy ymchwil ac ymholi. Gallwch hefyd wrando ar Tameidiau o Ymchwil TAR ar ffurf…
 
Gabby started Catch of the Day in a garage with his brother in 2011. Within 4 years they were Australia’s most viewed online shopping site. Since then, Gabby and his brother have invested in 20 startups and are hungry for more opportunities. In this interview, Foundr CEO Nathan Chan sits down with Gabby to discuss: Starting his entrepreneurship jou…
 
Welcome back to the podcast! Today we're looking outside the world of teaching to find out about other professionals who work with young people. Julia Rooney works on the Youth and Community programmes here at Cardiff Met, and she joined us down the line to discuss the many and varied roles that youth workers play in the lives of some of our most v…
 
After going bankrupt and losing his business, Aaron Marino launched a men’s lifestyle YouTube channel in 2008. Now he has over 6 million subscribers and is building his channel through sponsorships and ecommerce. ​​Aaron is obsessed with optimizing his videos for YouTube and continues to test and tune to grow his audience. Now he’s ready to share w…
 
We're back with another round of PGCE research bites! And we welcome back Matthew Green, who's been finding out how we can best encourage high quality literacy in the music classroom. Hopefully the mix of research and classroom-based enquiry and reflection will be a great worked example for our serving teacher friends! You can watch this episode on…
 
Ann McFerran met Kevin Gould at a photoshoot in LA and immediately connected on his shared passion to start a brand. Together they launched Glamnetic in 2019, which sells magnetic and fake eyelash extensions. In their second year, they went from $1 million to $50 million in annual revenue. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, learn how a seemingl…
 
WE'RE BACK! It's time to kick off season 4 with a fond farewell to a stalwart friend of the podcast, Dr. Judith Kneen. Judith took early retirement at the end of the academic year 2020-21 so we got her in front of a microphone before she went, and she's delivered us a characteristically interesting discussion. Judith's here to discuss some research…
 
Want to create successful YouTube ad campaigns? Of course you do! YouTube boasts an audience of two billion (yes, billion) monthly users. The right ads can help you reach a big audience, build relationships with prospects, and enjoy a stellar return on ad spend (ROAS). If you need help getting started, this episode of the Foundr podcast will empowe…
 
You’ve heard data has the power to make or break a business. Nobody knows this more than Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of biotech giant 23andMe. After 15 years of leveraging data to build a game-changing company, Wojcicki made headlines this summer when she became the latest self-made billionaire in the United States. In this episode of the Foundr podc…
 
It’s time to get the facts straight on how you can make money selling on Amazon. Scott Needham, founder of SmartScout and co-founder of BuyBoxer, shares how he built a top 25 worldwide Amazon seller and what practical steps you can take to grow your business on the platform. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, Nathan Chan chats with Scott to dis…
 
Hello from Emma and Tom! Hopefully you're all having a well-deserved summer break after the last academic year. We're off on our holidays too, but wanted to pop by and round up the year of podcasting that's just gone. Plus we look forward to our return for season 4 on the 3rd September! ---------- Recorded at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Cynco…
 
Prerna Gupta is a serial entrepreneur who entered the tech spotlight when her Songify app hit #1 in the app store. She’s gone on to co-found several startups focused on music, dating, and short stories, and in 2011 Fast Company named her one of the most influential women in technology. She hasn’t slowed down since. Gupta is currently the CEO of Tel…
 
Today we talk with Wes St. Amand, Owner of Dsrupt Media Marketing Consulting about his recent video campaign for Persona Vitamins that has had over 20 million views. We talk about testing hook variations, character development, and how to utilize a hero video to do more than just drive purchases. Check out the Persona video and Dsrupt Media Marketi…
 
Ashik Ahmed doesn’t like the term “tech unicorn.” As the CEO and cofounder of Deputy, a homegrown workforce management solution, Ashik’s priority is creating impact for their customers. To date, the company has partnered with 250,000 workplaces across 100 countries. Ashik is aiming for more. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, Nathan Chan chats …
 
34 million views and counting! Learn how Grill Rescue took an ad mostly shot on an iPhone to virality with trial and error. Grill Rescue was invented by firefighter Scott Mobley and his co-creator Anthony Tranchida as an alternative to the harmful wire brushes people use to clean their grills. They turned to the same heat-resistant fiber that’s use…
 
Labeled the “Steve Jobs of Investing”, Ray Dalio is easily one of the most successful investors of our time. The Principles: Work & Life author is the larger-than-life mentor we all need in our day-to-day life. It’s incredible to learn that the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world's biggest hedge fund firm which manages roughly $150 billion…
 
Kent Lloyd is a stuntman, actor, dancer, singer, director, producer, and editor working for Harmon Brothers, LLC the company behind the original Squatty Potty, Purple Mattress, Lume, and Chatbooks commercials. Kent has written 5 video courses teaching entrepreneurs how to make ads like the Harmon Brothers that are being used across America in Busin…
 
Full of wonderful ideas but don’t know how to make them a reality? Our next guest had the same problem…until he managed to turn them into MULTIPLE startups, most of which he’s sold. Paul English bought and sold his first business Boston Light Software for $33.5 million, within just 7 months of its founding. Paul went on to co-found the popular trav…
 
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