When X Doesn't Mark The Spot
By Xplode Magazine
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When X Doesn't Mark The Spot follows the journey of Saeed Atcha, the young tearaway turned ‘inspirational CEO’. Saeed, 21, dreamed and delivered an organisation that aimed to change the downbeat national tone on young people through the creation of UK Charity, Xplode Magazine. Xplode Magazine trains 12 to 22 year olds in employability skills and provides volunteering and journalistic experience. This podcast is for those who have ideas, those who want to make a difference, those who want to learn. It’s for you. Follow @XplodeMag (twitter.com/xplodemag) Follow @saeedatcha (twitter.com/saeedatcha)
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||Clean4: When We Didn't Have A Penny - Funders, Friends and More||How Saeed and the team - without a penny to their name faced barriers that barred them from even opening a bank account for the charity. This episode looks at how they overcame the red-tape and got together that cash to make a change.||31 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Who are you - Mission Statements, Mantras and More||How a top CEO took Saeed under his wing and a trip to Dublin led the young leader to 'be bold, move fast and focus on impact.' This episode focuses on mission statements, mantras and dealing with an organisation that ripped off a group of young people.||25 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Finding Friends with Faith||How a game of tug of war in a field of mud prepared Saeed for the real war in a community meeting room and taught him a valuable early lesson in leadership.||24 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Introduction to When X Doesn't Mark The Spot||The team throwback to the beginning of how a tearaway teen turned Inspirational CEO.||20 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I love this podcast already and can’t wait for the next one! I especially like how the story is told with volunteer voices, something the charity sector is crying out for.
Stories packed with practical advice
First hand account from a young man with a sound track record. Surrounded by the voices of his team, they paint vivid, inspiring and very funny stories taken from real life experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly. Packed with insight and practical advice. Felt like I was part of the team from the beginning, the tears and the triumphs. Well done and thank you!
Worthy 20 minutes
Excellent idea, so many voices, young and old with powerful and motivating insights