Friday, August 18, 2017

Dubai Today – Kaleidoscope

  • Kaleidoscope - Numbers 13.08.2017

    On Dubai Today Suzanne Radford and co-host Stuart Kennedy discuss the wonderful world of numbers. The love of code, maths, formulas and having a lucky number.

  • Kaleidoscope - Financial Literacy 13.08.2017

    Hussain Al Balooshi is the Project Manager of Esref Sah (meaning Spend Right in English). He spoke to Suzanne about their national program that addresses challenges facing young people in relation to managing their personal finances and notably, debt.

  • Kaleidoscope - Optimising Your August 06.08.2017

    Suzanne Radford speaks to business coach Tricia Evans about maximising what can sometimes be a stagnant time of year in this part of the world. August is quieter in the U.A.E. and the weather can make people feel lethargic. We are also joined by Louise Karim, Managing Director of Mums@Work, to talk about returning to work after taking time out.

  • Kaleidoscope - Diversity & Culture with Liria Gjidija 30.07.2017

    NYC native Liria Gjidija originally came to the UAE to set up the 'Office of Social Responsibility' at NYU Abu Dhabi. They offer educational programs for the university's contract staff which include 'English in the Workplace', Arabic instruction, professional development courses and community volunteering. Liria is in the studio to talk about what she's learnt about diversity and culture here in the UAE.

  • Kaleidoscope - The Power of Negative Thinking 30.07.2017

    Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is the Vice President of Research and Innovation at Hogan Assessment Systems – a company that leads the world in personality assessment and leadership development. In October 2013 he did a TED Talk in New York about the power of negative thinking. Suzanne learnt from his research that he’s not so keen on over-confidence…

  • Kaleidoscope - Grumpiness 30.07.2017

    Whether you’re a bear with a sore head, have a bone to pick or simply feel a bit grumpy, you’re going to enjoy the show today as Suzanne is delving and dissecting what it is about being grumpy, and the appeal of having a good old whinge. 

  • Kaleidoscope - Joy Baldridge 23.07.2017

    Joy Baldridge, a world-renowned self-management expert who guides some of the best companies, also shared her nuggets of wisdom about the little things we can do to maintain positivity and creating an strong impression in the working world. 

  • Kaleidoscope - First Impressions 23.07.2017

    Research says it takes just seconds to make a first impression. Suzanne Radford was joined in the studio by Stuart Kennedy, entertainer and host of the Middle East Film & Comic Con to talk about the importance of first meetings in our professional and personal lives. 

  • Kaleidoscope - History with Dr. Steven Keck 16.07.2017

    What it means, what it matters: 1815, 1865, 1945 and 1972, all of them are significant years in history, which marked the end of conflict or war, years that impacted people, places and how we live our lives today. Joining Suzanne is Dr. Steven Keck, Academic Director of the newly established Emirates Diplomatic Academy and a Professor of History.

  • Kaleidoscope - Science 02.07.2017

    We explore the world of science, and talk the evolving world of science and the changes and fluidity within the world of science. Exploring the misunderstandings surrounding science, questioning the accepted notions and the pursuit of truth and the perception of the mad scientist.

  • Kaleidoscope - Working Mums 18.06.2017

    Suzanne Radford looks at life as a working mother, from single mums and why we need to define working mums, to what businesses need to do to accommodate working mums. She is joined in the studio by Louise Karim, Managing Director from Mums@work, a recruitment agency dedicated to finding the best roles for mums wanting to get back into the working world. They have recently launched a special online hub with all the key information to help mums looking for employment including helpful tips and advice. Donna Benton, Founder and Chairman of The Entertainer is also in studio with Suzanne Radford, alongside business coach and single mum, Tricia Evans.

  • Kaleidoscope - The Power of Daydreaming 11.06.2017

    We explore the power of daydreaming with Dr Samineh Shaheem, Cross Cultural Psychologist and Learning and Development Specialist. We also look at leadership, exploring emotional intelligence and the emotions that can hold leaders back from moving forward.

  • Kaleidoscope - Minimalist Lifestyle 04.06.2017

    Exploring living a minimalist lifestyle on Dubai Today with Suzanne Radford, who is joined in the studio by business coach and trainer Dylan Dolan from Forward Thinking exploring Minimalism: A Documentary about the important things. The film looks at the many levels of minimalism, following the lives of Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, two minimalists, as they travel around the USA as part of their book tour, sharing their recipe for leading a minimalist lifestyle.

  • Acts of Kindness, Giving & Volunteering 28.05.2017

    Suzanne Radford is joined in the studio by Adam Griffin, Head of Occupational Therapy at the Autism Rocks Support Centre in Dubai Healthcare City, and they are discussing all things giving – not just giving money, but giving your time, and even your opinion. We discuss the highs and lows of giving and being generous, and how best to help people when volunteering your time.

  • Kaleidoscope - Secrets To Happiness 14.05.2017

    A new app-based study has revealed the activities that make us happy. Apparently it's things like intimacy, concerts, sports, singing, meditating and bird watching... On Kaleidoscope, we find out the apparent secrets to happiness, with Suzanne Radford and the host of Comic Con, Stewart Kennedy!