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Ben Davies

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Ben Davies: Meet the ultra runner whose mantra is ’it’s good to talk’

Running Tales

Ben Davies started running three years ago after his young niece sadly passed away. When his wife started a fundraising challenge for Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital, he supported her - but he didn't really like the running! Struggling with his mental health, he suddenly stumbled across ultra running - and without stopping along with the way to tick off all the distances in-between he started clocking up big numbers and competing in ultras. Recently he finished the 145 mile Grand Union Canal Ultra, and he's not aiming to stop there. But for Ben running is also about mental health and talking. Having suffered with his weight as a child and at the hands of an abusive father, he found running long distances - and the life-changing friendships that he found along the way - reframed how he looked at life. ---------------------------------- You can read Ben's blog here: https://bearrunsblog.wixsite.com/bear-the-stampede If you like this episode please consider donating to help us keep going: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/stepforward The music in this podcast is: "Fearless First" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


14 Jun 2022

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#086 Managing The Chimp Mind (with Ben Davies)

Mantality - Going Beyond Stigma

Psychologist Ben Davies talks with Stevie about the chimp model developed my Professor Steve Peters. Ben has worked with premier league footballers and PGA tour number 1’s to get them to their optimal performance. They both talk about the key of managing the chimp which can cause a lot of havoc in personal and professional lives if not identified and managed properly. This podcast is a huge eye opener for why certain relationships might not be working in your life and for why you struggle to manage your emotions. It all comes down to understanding and managing the chimp mind.

1hr 5mins

6 May 2022

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GMBS: Ben Davies of Vypr

GREATER Manchester Business Stories

Having worked as a buyer with Sainsburys and the Coop Ben Davies had seen too many products launch into supermarkets and fail to meet expectations, often with costly consequences.Realising that technology provided the opportunity to build a platform that could help rapidly inform retailers and brands he set about creating Vypr - an intelligence platform that captures responses from the public at scale.  Vypr is now plugged in to the NPD process for numerous companies, large and small, testament to the loyalty the service has already inspired.Ben shares the journey of Vypr, which hasn't been easy at times, and also looks to the future as the business is starting to rapidly scale.Check out Vypr here - https://vyprclients.com - or download the app from the App Store and start earning for answering Vypr steers yourself!Do drop us a line with questions and interview recommendations  :-)Email gmbspodcast@gmail.comInstagram @gmbspodcastProduced & Presented by Joe TaylorSound & Music Editing by Andy Blackaby-Iles


21 Mar 2022

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Personal Branding with Ben Davies from Praetura Ventures

From the Factory Floor

Today on FtFF James and Nyree catch up with  Ben Davies from Praetura Ventures. We discuss what is personal branding and why it's so important for startup founders to consider it as earlier as possible, with some tips on how to do it!________________________________________________________________________ James Brookes can be found here:James is Head of Projects, a role that starts with the first meeting with a potential client, through project inception and delivery phases with responsibility for agile processes and resourcing, and encompasses all aspects of the commercial relationship with a client.LinkedInTwitterEmail: jamesb@thestartupfactory.tech________________________________________________________________________ The Startup Factory can be found here: Building startup businesses and technology products. Our experience puts you in a unique position to accelerate startup growth and innovation, and mitigate the risk of startup failure. Website: https://thestartupfactory.tech/ RESOURCES & LINKS: ►Our latest blogs: https://thestartupfactory.tech/journal ►Follow us on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/tsftech ►Find us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tsftech/►Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/realTSFtech►Find us on Medium: https://medium.com/tsftech You can email your questions and comments to:hello@thestartupfactory.tech 


16 Mar 2022

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Ben Davies #Rugbystory

Trot The Egg In

Ben talks us through his #Rugbystory from his first session with Leigh miners rangers right through to retiring with Oldham Roughyeds. He talks us through how his younger rugby days got him ready for the big world and every club would be interested when the time came. He’s very open and honest about each spell he had and the circumstances he found himself in. Ben also tells us his 1-13

1hr 46mins

6 Mar 2022

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Michael's Producer Spills Show SECRETS & His New MOVIE | Ben Davies

The Michael Knowles Show

Michael's producer, Ben Davies, joins the show to give a peek behind the curtain and talk about his leading role in Sony Pictures' new movie "COURAGEOUS LEGACY" now in theaters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


25 Sep 2021

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Ben Davies vs Matt Cooperberg | Prostate MRI

GU Cast

These two old mates join us for a "robust discussion" on the role of prostate MRI in the early detection of prostate cancer! Dr Ben Davies, Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh, and Dr Matt Cooperberg, Urologic Oncologist at the University of California,  San Francisco,  certainly have differing views on the value of MRI in the early detection of prostate cancer. This was most evident on twitter after Matt et al (Andrew Vickers and Sigrid Carlsson), penned a piece in European Urology recently which was pretty negative about MRI. No holds barred here as Ben has a crack at Matt's enthusiasm for genomic testing, and his scepticism about MRI. Plus some observations about disclosures.... got to tune in!!! A classic. Plus we're now posting some GU Cast episodes on Youtube. See links below. This was a particularly good one to watch!!! Links:GU Cast on YouTubeMatt's Eur Urol paper (paywall sorry)Ben Davies TwitterMatt Cooperberg Twitter


23 Aug 2021

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#7 Keeping Yourself Run Ready with Ben Davies

Move Your Soul with Kim Hartwell

This week Ben Davies - Marathon & Mobility Specialist, Head of HIIT, Matrix and Running at London's premium studio Digme Fitness and Ambassador for Under Armour Running joins me on the Move Your Soul podcast. Ben has completed 6 marathons himself and takes particular passion in coaching others with their running goals.  We talk: Bens motives for running How to balance HIIT and running training to prevent injury The importance of strength training for runners, and areas which should be a particular focus Striking the balance between strength and running training How to recover and keeping your body running happily Injury prevention and how to mitigate the risk of common runners injuries Key areas of mobility for runners How to start out running and advice on finding your flow with it Thank you so much for listening, if you liked the podcast please follow and share so we can continue to share the move your soul love.  In the MOVE YOUR SOUL MEMBERSHIP we have a whole host of training videos designed to keep you ready to run! From mobility, yoga and strength for runners you can keep running stronger for longer. You can use the code MOVEYOURSOULPODCAST at the checkout today to get your 1st month for free at moveyoursoul.co. By joining our community you’ll be able to access a whole host of strength training, mobility, yoga, breathwork and animal flow sessions with varied durations and ability levels. All geared to help you to move your body, connect to your true self and keep you doing what you love better for longer. Lastly, if you’d like to connect personally I’d absolutely love to hear from you, you can reach out to me at kimhartwell.com or kimhartwell on IG. Thanks for listening. See you next time!

1hr 7mins

23 Jul 2021

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Episode 55 - NATIONAL TREASURE 2: BOOK OF SECRETS feat. BEN DAVIES (FilmFloggers Podcast)

Cage Rage - A Nicolas Cage Podcast

It's time to wrap up 2007 with a National Treasure sequel! Joining Darryl is Ben from the FILMFLOGGERS podcast, as we chat National Treasure's future and franchising ideas, what is on Page 47 and a potential finale for the podcast!LINKS:FilmFloggers TwitterFilmFloggers PodcastCage/Rage TwitterCage/Rage InstagramCage/Rage LinktreeSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/cage-rage-a-nicolas-cage-podcast. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 38mins

13 Jun 2021

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E39 Ben Davies - 2 x 8 Ball World Champion

The Ultimate 8 Ball Podcast

Dan and Scott are joined by 2 times World 8 Ball Champion Ben Davies who gives the full story of his Pool career, from his very early start in Cue Sports, to making the choice between Snooker & Pool, turning professional, playing on the IPT and returning to his 8 Ball Roots. His journey to becoming World Champion and the creation of Onboard Sportswear. 

1hr 13mins

6 Apr 2021