Blowing Bubbles podcast
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Little insights from Sam Westlake's bubble. Published daily (when technology allows). Expect episode lengths to be between 60 seconds and a few minutes.
||Clean#015 Remote working from the road||It’s time for an experiment: #remoteworking meets #vanlife. My partner and I set off today on a (hopefully) 6 week prototype working road trip. In this episode, I share our top 4 considerations on coming home early. Will we make it in one piece? Ke||15 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#014 Boundless Energy||As the autumn season approaches, and we’re recharged after a summer break, how will you use your renewed energy? And is it limitless?||8 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#013 The Landscape of Trust||How do you see trust. Do other people see it in the same way? Spoiler alert: probably not! I talk about the ‘Landscape of Trust’ research project in today’s show. You can find out more about it, and even take part, by visiting https://r||7 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#012 Conditions for healthy communities||What conditions are needed to support a healthy community? Could they be: shared desires, scaffolded spaces with easy access, and spreading the word? And all of this after pots of tea and my first parkrun.||21 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#011 Resonating teams||There is something magical about being part of a resonating community. This episode asks what conditions make this happen, and I celebrate being in a resonating team right now.||17 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#010 Clear vision for success||In episode #010, I confess to enjoying ‘winging it’, and why a clear vision, and shared stories, are so much more effective for me, you, and our communities. And if you’re ‘Agile’ or in learning, there’s something for||13 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#009 Put yourself out there||It’s time to make things happen. I share how opportunities are coming thick and fast since I started Blowing Bubbles. It’s what every good social leader does. So do yourself a solid, and put yourself out there. Perfection not required!||11 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#008 Choosing to be helpful||In today’s episode, I share my remote team’s decision to be kinder and more helpful to each other. And it’s not just fluff – feeling supported and helping others makes a real difference. So, what are you going to do to be kinder t||9 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#007 Goals for lazy people||It’s confession time: Hello, my name is Sam, and I’m hopelessly lazy! In this episode I talk about setting goals to get things done, and look at Medium.com’s decision to sack 50 people, in order to refocus the company’s original m||7 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#006 Digging into the detail||In today’s bubble, I talk about deconstructing complex ideas and rebuilding them again, with help from scientist, author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts. And I stick to my guns! All clips of Alice Roberts are kindly lifted from Series 4, Ep||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#005 Cries for help||In this episode I tell the true story of how I saved a cat’s life today. No, really! The sound of the screaming, meowing cat was horrendous, and I’m sure the memory will stay with me for a long time. But what happens if no-one can hear you sc||5 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#004 Support networks and good times||In episode #004, I talk about being held accountable by my support networks and have a better life because of it. How do you benefit from being in your support networks, and what do you do to make things better for others?||4 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#003 Reducing the dwell time||It’s a new year and I’m in the mood to Get Things Done. Episode #003 discusses the concept of ‘dwell time’, and I ask how you try to reduce it. Or should you dwell more for creativity’s sake?!||3 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#002 Authentic celebrations||In bubble #002, I share a story about spontaneous, authentic celebration, and ask for your ideas on how we can make this happen more often.||2 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#001 Happy New Year 2017||In today’s bubble, I consider whether New Year’s Day is a landmark moment in our lives, or is actually just the day after yesterday.||1 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A very good way to start your day.
Refreshing, and always positive. A very charming podcast manner. The three minute bubble is an awesome idea.