PR for Humans with Mike Sergeant
By Mike Sergeant
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This is a podcast for pure-of-heart storytellers and people fed up with corporate smoke and mirrors. Former BBC correspondent Mike Sergeant goes out in search of fascinating human beings and their stories. Each person featured is a communications expert in some way. But this podcast goes WAY beyond the usual PR and Comms world to seek out some deeper truths. Actors, novelists, illustrators, journalists, podcasters, CEOs, charity leaders and TED talkers. They all feature here. Each conversation is completely unique. But the aim is always the same: tell a great story and learn the art of storytelling itself - in business and in life. Listen, enjoy, share and review!!!! Thanks so much.
||CleanMike Sergeant on PR for Humans - Happy new year!||In the first podcast of 2019, Mike shares his excitement about the launch of his book PR for Humans. He outlines the principles in the book: how business leaders tell powerful stories. Enjoy. Please rate, review and share.||4 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant talks to Kevin Murray||Mike talks PR, leadership and stories with one of the world's foremost experts: Kevin Murray - executive coach, communications adviser, author, and speaker.Kevin's mission to make leaders more inspiring and authentic communicators. He does t...||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMike Sergeant + Chris Booth||In this episode we dive into the world of photography with Mike's old friend and colleague Chris Booth. Mike and Chris worked together on the intake desk at APTV back in 1997 and later found themselves in Baghdad with the BBC at the peak of the post-co.||3 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike + Lisa Åkesson||For over 20 years, Lisa has coached actors (many have starred in leading roles in Hollywood films, West End productions and highly rated TV dramas), politicians, executives and public speakers. She runs RADA's “Executive Presence for Women” training||26 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Molly Flatt||Mike talks stories with the author of 'The Charmed Life of Alex Moore" - the wonderful Molly Flatt. It's her debut novel and, without giving too much away, is unexpected and challenging and has some rather deep things to say about character and story. .||19 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Lizzie Edwards||In this episode Mike gets some much-needed fashion advice from Lizzie Edwards - style consultant to senior business leaders. Lizzie's first book, 'Look Like The Leader You Are; A Seven Step Style Strategy For Ambitious Women', is published this mon...||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne||In this episode Mike talks to Lucina Bruce-Gardyne - founder of Genius Foods. Lucinda started Genius after failing to find quality gluten-free bread for he gluten intolerant son. In this episode, Mike and Lucinda explore the nature of entrepreneurship..||5 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Paul Blanchard||This time we're turning the tables on Paul Blanchard, host of the wildly popular Media Masters podcast. In his time, Paul has interviewed everyone who's anyone in global media. He's also a 'PR consigliere' to global CEOs and business leaders. This epis.||29 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Hazel Moore OBE||Mike discusses business, entrepreneurship and communications with Hazel Moore, the chairman of FirstCapital - an international investment bank headquartered in London with offices in Silicon Valley. In this episode we talk about communication from a fi.||22 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Richard Miron||This is a real navel gazer! A podcast episode about podcasting. My guest this week is Richard Miron - the founder and owner of Earshot Strategies - a podcast strategy and production business. Richard spent 17 years at the BBC as a radio producer and fo.||15 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Chris Roberts||In this episode, Mike talks video and storytelling with former Sky News colleague and presenter Chris Roberts. Chris spent more than 20 years on the frontline of international television news, first with ITN and then Sky as a senior reporter and pr...||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Richard Skinner||In this episode, Mike talks to Richard Skinner - Director of the Fiction programme at the Faber Academy and a tutor on its celebrated 6-month 'writing a novel' course. He's published a number of novels and volumes of poetry. He talks to Mike about the .||1 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Marcia Williams||Mike talks visual storytelling with the wonderful Marcia Williams. She's the writer and illustrator of around 60 delightful children's books on subjects like the Greek Myths, the Romans, the Canterbury Tales and war stories. In this episode, we discuss.||24 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Robin Kermode||Robin Kermode is an actor, presenter, keynote speaker and one of Europe's leading communication coaches - working with politicians, CEOs and media personalities. He is also a respected media commentator on all aspects of public speaking and communicati.||11 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPR for Humans - the Power of Numbers with Marcus du Sautoy||Mike talks numbers with Britain's favourite mathematician - Marcus du Sautoy. He's the star of the TED stage, numerous TV shows and also professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. In this episode Marcus talks to Mike about .||3 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPR for Humans - Speech writing with Simon Lancaster||Mike catches up with Simon Lancaster, one of the world's best speechwriters. He started writing speeches for members of Tony Blair's cabinet in the late 90s and has gone on to write speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world.||27 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Mark Dolan||Mike and Mark take a stroll through Soho - discussing stand-up comedy, communication and public speaking. Mark Dolan is a TV star (Balls of Steel, The Last Word, The Jump), Radio and TV news commentator (appearing regularly on LBC and Sky News) and...||20 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Gerry Griffin, Skill PIll||Mike catches up with the king of mobile training - Gerry Griffin, founder of Skill Pill. Gerry's a seasoned PR pro who led client training at Burson Marsteller before going on to found his mobile training business. He's an engaging authority on reputat.||13 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Nick Barron, MHP||Mike talks to ex Edelman comms man Nick Barron now deputy CEO at MHP about the changing nature of PR and what it takes to build a successful agency.||6 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Neil Hedges||In this episode, Mike catches up with friend and former colleague, Neil Hedges, who has been a senior public relations consultant for more than 30 years. Now he's Chairman of Headland - the successful and fast-growing financial and corporate agency. ..||1 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPR for Humans - Mike Sergeant + James Gordon-MacIntosh||Mike speaks to James Gordon-MacIntosh of Hope&Glory PR - a consumer brand and lifestyle agency. What's the meaning of PR? What's the difference really between corporate PR and consumer PR? Which campaigns cut through? It's all here in a fascinating con.||25 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant - Zoe Thorogood||In this episode, Mike catches up with Zoe Thorogood - director in the London office of APCO, one of the world's biggest strategic communications consultancies. Zoe has been a special adviser and press advisor to David Cameron. Now she's heading back to.||16 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant + Jeremy Bowen - BBC Middle East Editor||In this episode, Mike catches up with Jeremy Bowen, the BBC's Middle East Editor. Jeremy is one of the most experienced and respected news broadcasters in the world. Here, he tells Mike what the ingredients are of a great story, how to balance analysis.||9 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant talks to Rupert Younger - co-founder of Finsbury PR agency||In this episode, we get under the skin of 'reputation' with Rupert Younger, co-founder of Finsbury (one of the world's most successful communications agencies) and founder director of Oxford University's Centre for Corporate Reputation. He reveals the .||30 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant talks to Narda Shirley - MD of Gong Communications||In this episode Mike Catches up with Narda Shirley, MD of Gong Communications. Mike last encountered Narda almost 20 years ago in the heady days of the Dot Com Boom. Now she's doing something rather different - trying to put purpose into PR.||27 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Sergeant talks to Guto Harri - ex comms director Boris, News UK, Liberty Global||In this episode Mike Sergeant interviews Guto Harri - former BBC correspondent and communications director. After leaving the BBC, Guto led a brilliant reputational turnaround at News UK after the phone hacking scandal. Then he took another big job at .||19 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Brilliant. Great conversations with varied and interesting guests. Excellent.
Bring on 2019
Have been waiting earnestly for the podcast to make a comeback!