Episode 21: Nicola Walker – Sported
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In this week’s episode, James speaks to Nicola, the CEO of Sported, the UK’s largest network of community groups. They discuss early career and leisure, the origin of Sported, and her journey to become a CEO. Nicola shares how sport was the absolute pinnacle of her young life, playing a key role in the friendships she created.


Nicola has worked in many industries, across journalism, marketing, research, operations and strategy. From each she has taken skills that she needed to continue Sported’s success and enhance the effectiveness of other organisations.


What you’ll find out in this week’s episode:


  • The importance of sports and friendship.
  • Understanding how sports works and how it can be effective
  • The social and medical benefits of community sports
  • The key to leading a successful business or organisation
  • The importance of a parent-child relationship

…and much more!


Connect with Nicola Walker:

Website: Nicola Walker

Twitter: @nwinfosum

Facebook: sported

LinkedIn: Nicola Walker


Connect with James:

Website: Coordinate Sport 

Instagram: @james_ventures 

Facebook: Coordinate Sport 

LinkedIn: James Moore

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