Paul Lindley – Little Wins

Paul Lindley is an award-winning British entrepreneur and children’s welfare campaigner. He founded organic baby and children’s food brand Ella’s Kitchen in 2006, and later launched organic toddler toiletries brand Paddy’s Bathroom. He also co-founded a social enterprise called The Key is E with former child soldier and international hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal, and was previously deputy managing director of Nickelodeon UK.

00:00 Trailer.
01:29 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
04:12 Brian’s introduction.
04:51 Unlock your potential by rediscovering the skills you had with the mind-set of a toddler.
08:56 Why Paul became an entrepreneur creating Ella’s Kitchen.
12:12 Starting a company with a mission statement which inspires people to work with you.
17:40 Creating a good relationship with food.
21:02 Making the decision to listen to his own intuition to go with a new concept in toddler food.
23:54 Society needs innovators, risk takers, thinking outside the box, thinking like a toddler.
26:23 The decision to write his book Little Wins, with its messages for people at various stages in life.
28:26 How people can take the concepts of being like a toddler
38:00 Company culture reflected in customer experience.
39:01 What Paul took into consideration when deciding to sell his company.
42:19 Does every great company need to be linked to a charity?
55:48 Executive producer and rap song writer.
57:04 Why Paul named his companies after his children.
58:48 How do you get Richard Branson to write the forward to your book?
1:03:12 What can be done about child obesity?
1:07:12 The strategies we need to adopt to cope with the increasing demands of our busy lives.
1:10:17 Play is essential for adults.
1:13:12 Success secrets.
1:14:12 What Paul has changed his mind about over the last six months.
1:17:26 What keeps Paul awake at night?
1:19:57 Phone call to the 20 year old Paul Lindley.
1:21:24 Best advice Paul ever received.
1:23:43 Phone call to the 20 year old around the world who would like to be like Paul.
1:25:20 Brian’s summing up.

Paul Lindley on Twitter
Ella’s Kitchen
The Key is E
Paddy’s Bathroom
Paul Lindley on Wikipedia

Little Wins: The Huge Power of Thinking Like a Toddler

Topics discussed:
Sir Ken Robinson TED Talk
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
We shape our buildings…….
Westminster Kingsway College
Bite The Ballot
Toast Ale
Sesame Street
Every Child’s Plate (rap song featuring Paul Lindley & Emmanuel Jal)
Virgin StartUp
Mayor of Oklahoma TED talk
Stuart Brown TED talk
Marshmallow Test TED talk by Peter Skillman

People mentioned in this episode:
Simon Sinek
Daniel Pink
Tony Hsieh
Emmanuel Jal
Sir Richard Branson
Walt Disney
Edwin H Land
Roger Hargreaves
Ido Portal
Kevin Kelly
Sir Kenneth Morrison

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Interesting interview with many great takeaways. Thank you 🙂