We discuss Elena’s life as a padel player, her best shots and funniest moments. We also discuss the state of padel worldwide, the unique Swedish case, and the global prospects.
With Dan Egan, we discuss his upbringing, some of his feats and experiences, including how he spent 38 hours trapped 17,000ft high in Russia, how he balances adventure, risk and safety, the nature of flow, the battle of freestyle to gain legitimacy, and much more.
A lucky day! Today, November 25th, marks the exact 13th birthday of my English podcast, Minter Dialogue. Truth be told, though, my English podcast is actually a tad younger than my French one. I began my French language podcast five months earlier (July 30th) with a...
Leading with Ethics and Humanity, with veteran, multiple time CEO and author, Richard Earnest (MDE545)
We explore Richard Earnest‘s career, the impact of having been in war, serving as an officer. We examine the qualities of resilience and agility in leadership, the ways that leaders can bring ethics and humanity into their daily practice to build an effective culture and business. And we look at the difference of leadership in the military, politics and business.
The Padel School founder, Sandy Farquharson, on developing the community and skills of padel (JOP10)
Sandy Farquharson is a member of the National GB padel tennis team, having developed as a tennis player and previously been coach of ATP and WTA players on the tennis circuit. In 2012, Sandy converted to padel and participated in the development of the sport in UAE. He has organised WPT and FIP tournaments, being the coach of the national teams in both the UAE and GB, and representing GB in the World and European Championships. He founded The Padel School in Jan 2019 to give the padel community the tools to take their on-court performance to a new level, which will in turn grow the sport into a powerhouse across the globe. An ambassador and a shining light for the sport.
Who Are We? Who Am I? And What Do We Want? Why these are three fundamental questions that need to be answered.
A long form post that looks at some of the major underlying issues of our society and the distension of the notions of community and individuality.
We discuss Daniel’s entrepreneurial roots, his journey from Australia to England, the state of entrepreneurs today, the role and importance of tech for any startups or business, the pendulum swings of purpose, politics and business transformation. We also unpack ScoreApp and how and why it can help your business. The future of X (Twitter) and look at mental health issues among entrepreneurs.
With Paul Skinner, we dive into what purpose is and means. How to approach creating a purpose that drives greater value and growth, the purpose business case, what does it mean to upgrade your purpose, the notion of what constitutes “better” in making the world better.
Mike Yanguas began playing padel when he was just 7 years old. Now 21, playing right, he’s the 17th ranked player in the WPT. His partner for most of this year (and through the recording of this interview) has been the 44-year-old still-active doyen of padel, Fernando Belasteguín. On the WPT, he has a 68% win ratio. His best result this year was winning the Tau Cerámica Reus Costa Daurada Open 500, in Tarragona Spain. He has also reached 2 other semi-finals and 9 quarters. Enjoy this conversation with one of the stars of padel on the men’s tour.
The Remarkable Journey of Resourcefulness, Resilience and Purpose with Reputy.io founder and CEO, Lena Rantsevich (MDE542)
Minter Dialogue with Lena Rantsevich Lena Rantsevich is a rebel, treating life as an intellectual and emotional pursuit. Formerly head of Samsung Electronics in Belarus, Business Person of the Year, TEDx speaker and co-founder of businesses in decentralised justice,...
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I’m Minter Dial and I serve my clients by elevating the debate and energy, telling powerful stories and connecting people and ideas. My mission to insert more meaningfulness into our lives and at work. I relish being an engaging professional speaker on leadership, transformation and branding. I’m known for being someone who walks the talk and delivers on or above expectations. I’m the author of four award-winning books, including the second edition of my award-winning book, Heartificial Empathy (April 2023, available in English and French), You Lead published by Kogan Page that won the Business Book Award 2022, and Futureproof (FT-Press/Pearson) that won the Business Book Award 2018. I’m also the producer of the award-winning WWII book and documentary film The Last Ring Home.
My new project is Dialogos, Fostering More Meaningful Conversations that is being published weekly via Substack, which will be converted into a book end of 2023.