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Global Denmark Podcast
The Global Denmark Podcast is an exploration, together with global and Danish leaders and innovators, of some of the most important questions affecting Denmark and the world.
Oct 11, 2020
Mogens Lykketoft - Part 1
What can we learn from the Danish model? Join us in part one of two in this special episode of the Global Denmark Podcast as Thomas Mulhern interviews Fmr. Minister, Speaker and President of the UNGA, Mogens Lykketoft. Mogens has had an incredible career, with more than 35 years as a member of the Social Democratic Party where he also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Taxation. He’s also author of several books and a frequent commentator on Danish television. Today, Mogens is also serving as Chair for a project called Energinet. In this episode, we take a dive into what the Danish model is, the concept of equality, climate change, the future of energy, the role of the UN, and Mogen’s reflections on previous and current events.
Sep 27, 2020
Jonathan Tjoa Algreen
From profit-oriented gainer to a social entrepreneurship frontrunner. Join the Global Denmark Podcast as Thomas Mulhern interviews serial entrepreneur, investor, and CEO of 1People, Jonathan Tjoa Algreen. In this conversation, we discuss the meaning of business from a societal perspective, what investors look for in promising entrepreneurs, human well-being, and much more.
Sep 19, 2020
Kinga Szabo Christensen
What can we learn about Denmark from its largest and most influential business organisation? Join the Global Denmark Podcast as Thomas Mulhern interviews the Deputy Director General at Dansk Industri, Kinga Szabo Christensen. In this insightful episode, we discuss Kinga’s journey from Hungary to Denmark, initiatives to attract global talents, the impact of the UN sustainable development goals, Denmark’s competitive advantages, and much more.
Aug 16, 2020
How do you cultivate a growth and global mindset? Join the Global Denmark Podcast as Thomas Mulhern interview Managing Director of Growth Mindset, Skip Bowman. In this value-packed episode, we learn about the safe to great tool, cultivating positive mindsets both in Denmark and abroad, how cultural aspects and barriers affect change in organisations, and much more.
1 hr 2 min
Jul 5, 2020
Scott E. Page: Untapping the Diversity Bonuses
What is the true value of diversity? Join this week’s episode of Global Denmark Podcast; as Thomas Mulhern speaks with Scott E. Page who is a leading academic, social scientist, author and Professor at the University of Michigan. Listen as together they explore; compositional diversity and diversity bonus by digging into Scott’s book, The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy.
Jun 21, 2020
Pernille Sandberg Bech: Vulnerability & Goodtalks
Vulnerability, Authenticity and Balance Global Denmark Podcast is back with another insightful episode; as Thomas Mulhern sits down with the CEO and Founder of GoodTalks, Pernille Sandberg Bech. In this wide-ranging conversation, we took a dive into Pernille’s journey from Group Head of Talent and Leadership to starting an empowering network that is adding tremendous value to women around the world.
Jun 7, 2020
Timothy R. Clark: Creating Incubators of Innovation
How can we enhance inclusion, integration and innovation? To explore these topics and a lot more, Thomas Mulhern joined with world renowned expert on psychological safety, best-selling author and CEO of LeaderFactor, Timothy R. Clark, took a deep dive into Tim’s new book, “The Four Stages of Psychological Safety.”
May 17, 2020
Meik Wiking: Happiness & Corona
Hygge, Happiness and Corona. Join Thomas Mulhern and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and NY Times best-selling author, Meik Wiking, in this week’s episode of the Global Denmark Podcast. Listen as they explore how to create happiness in the time of Corona, digital hygge, shaping memories, the new happiness museum in Copenhagen and a groundbreaking new report from the happiness institute that could dramatically change the well-being for humanity.
May 10, 2020
The Future of Global Talent with Nikolaj Lubanski
In this week’s episode of Global Denmark Podcast, Thomas Mulhern is joined by the director of Talent Attraction at Copenhagen capacity, Nikolaj Lubanski, as they discuss the value proposition for attracting and retaining top talent, the Talent to Denmark Project, and global talent in light of COVID’19.
May 3, 2020
How should you negotiate virtually? Join the Global Denmark Podcast as we are pleased to have Keld Jensen, negotiation and trust expert, prolific author with over 20 publications in 36 countries and 30 years of diverse experience, once again, back on the podcast. In this insightful episode, we explore the impact of the Corona crisis in-terms of negotiation; how Keld has been devoting his time, do’s and don’ts of online negotiation, compare US and Denmark in managing its distributed workforce and the role of trust in business and societies.
Apr 26, 2020
GDP - Ed Ley Says Goodbye
Say it ain't so Ed! Join the Global Denmark Podcast as we say tak for nu til co-host Ed Ley! Thomas and Ed send Ed off with a proper goodbye by reminiscing on the journey, discussing behind the scenes considerations into making the podcast, and talking about the podcast going forward.
Apr 19, 2020
GDP - Espresso Series: Technology is Incidental
The Global Denmark Podcast is back with the final installment of our “Espresso Series” where we speak with Julia Gebert; Founder and CEO of RYSTA. In this wide-ranging conversation, we take a look at sensors designed for indoor and outdoor environments, the UrbanTech experience, partnering with EWII, and the elimination of mold.
Apr 12, 2020
Jesper Løvendahl - Creating Digital Networking Value
How can you create networking value in the time of Corona? Join us as we welcome back CEO of ExpatRide and Founder of the DABGO organization, Jesper Løvendahl. We take a look at digital value-creation, keys to leading a distributed workforce and what it means to give in times of crisis.
Apr 3, 2020
Espresso Series: Timm Beyer – Human is Better
The Global Denmark Podcast is back with the second installment of our Espresso Series entitled "human is better." In this episode, Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern sat down with Timm Beyer, Managing Director of Powerfox, to discuss; their mission, the essence of capturing and managing energy data, the journey with UrbanTech, and what the Danish market can teach German companies.
Mar 29, 2020
Jessica Joelle Alexander: Parenting During Corona
How do we as parents navigate the Corona pandemic? The Global Denmark Podcast is back with parental expert and bestselling author, Jessica Joelle Alexander. Join us as we take a look at the situation on the ground in Italy, navigating the Corona pandemic as a worker and a parent, creating paths of opportunity in the crisis and much much more.
Mar 15, 2020
"Espresso Series" - Catenda - Shorter is Better
Global Denmark Podcast wants to support exciting start-ups and Danish companies in creating innovation and growth in the years to come. Therefore, we have had the pleasure of collaborating with the Urbantech Project, which we stumbled upon at BLOXHUB. Urbantech helps promising start-ups from around the world connect with top Danish businesses. In this episode we sat down with Kirsti Svenning, Head Of Communications and Sustainability at Catenda, to discuss their journey, how digitalization is affecting the building industry and the collaboration with Urbantech.
Mar 8, 2020
Recap Special for Our 2nd Roundtable
Join Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern on the Global Denmark Podcast in this recap special as we reflect on the lessons from our second roundtable with Louise Orbesen, Dr. Poornima Luthra and Sandy Mackenzie, followed by some exciting news of what’s next.
Mar 1, 2020
2nd Roundtable (Part 2)
The Global Denmark Podcast is proud to present our second roundtable discussion. What is the relationship between hygge, comfort and growth? Join Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern as we welcome back our podcast alumni Louise Orbesen, founder of Leading Humans, Dr. Poornima Luthra, founder and Chief Consultant of TalentED and educator at CBS, and Sandy Mackenzie, Director of Copenhagen International School. This is a 2 part series, where we discussed the future of work and leadership, cognitive diversity, openness and vulnerability, talent shortages and their consequences, the village mentality, hygge and growth, as well as social emotion and attachment.
Feb 23, 2020
2nd Roundtable (Part 1)
The Global Denmark Podcast is proud to present our second roundtable discussion. Join Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern as we welcome back our podcast alumni Louise Orbesen, founder of Leading Humans, Dr. Poornima Luthra, award-winning educator at Copenhagen Business School and Sandy Mackenzie, Director of Copenhagen International School. In this wide-ranging conversation, we discussed the future of work and leadership, cognitive diversity as well as openness and vulnerability. In part 1 of this two-part series; we take a deep dive into lessons from Denmark to the world: low power distance, trust and having a definite identity.
Feb 16, 2020
Recap Special for Our 1st Roundtable
Join Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern on the Global Denmark Podcast in this recap special as we reflect on the lessons from our first roundtable with Katja Iversen, Chris Shern, and Claus Lønborg, followed by some exciting news of what’s next.
Feb 9, 2020
Join the Global Denmark Podcast as we sit down with Senior Vice President of VELUX, Tina Mayn. Tina has extensive experience working with innovation, R&D and transformation management. In this wide-ranging conversation, we explored; VELUX’s global presence, the innovation pipeline, leading large transformation and turnaround, the Urbantech project and scale-up accelerators, as well as the differences between Stockholm and Copenhagen in terms of attracting global talents. Tina, being the first woman to serve in top management at VELUX, also brings tips for women pursuing their career.
Feb 2, 2020
How do we give our children the tools to succeed now and in the future? Join the Global Denmark Podcast for an insightful conversation as we sit down with the Director of Copenhagen International School, Sandy Mackenzie. Sandy has been a school leader in China, the United States, the UK, and now in Denmark. In this wide-ranging conversation, we explored; innovation in the educational sector, the importance of emotional intelligence and global perspectives, the role of CIS, the 17 SDGs, inclusion, the experience of being an expat leader in Denmark and much more.
Jan 24, 2020
1st Roundtable (Part 2)
The Global Denmark Podcast is proud to announce a brand new roundtable format where we dig deeper into the lessons to and from Denmark. Join our inaugural roundtable as we welcome back podcast alumni Katja Iversen, CEO of Women Deliver, Chris Shern, Managing Director of IME Fond/Henley Business School and Claus Lønborg, CEO of Copenhagen Capacity. This is part 2 of a 2 part series where we discuss; the social welfare state model, Nordic leadership values, diversity and inclusion issues and how it affects global talent attraction.
Jan 19, 2020
1st Roundtable (Part 1)
The Global Denmark Podcast is proud to announce a brand new roundtable format where we dig deeper into the lessons to and from Denmark. Join our inaugural roundtable as we welcome back podcast alumni Katja Iversen, CEO of Women Deliver, Chris Shern, Managing Director of IME Fond/Henley Business School and Claus Lønborg, CEO of Copenhagen Capacity. This is part 1 of a 2 part series where we discuss; the social welfare state model, Nordic leadership values, diversity and inclusion issues and how it affects global talent attraction.
Jan 12, 2020
Global Denmark Podcast - 2020 Kick Off
The Global Denmark Podcast is back and we kick off 2020 with a recap special with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern. Join us as we recap key lessons to and from Denmark and take a look ahead of what it all means for 2020!
Dec 20, 2019
Natasha Friis Saxberg
Join the Global Denmark Podcast for an insightful conversation as we sit down with Natasha Friis Saxberg; CEO of IT-Branchen, author, digital strategist, and entrepreneur. Natasha has worked with start-ups and corporations for two decades. She has previously worked as the Head of Venture Development at Maersk Growth and Head of Future Growth at Atea. She’s a TEDx Speaker, founder of several SaaS start-ups, and currently also serves as the Deputy Chairman at the Foundation for Social Responsibility. In this wide-ranging conversation, we explored; the first technological revolution, the value-chain evolution and horizontal collaboration, innovation teams within corporations, accelerating growth in start-ups, and much more.
1 hr 2 min
Dec 15, 2019
Kay Xander Mellish
Denmark vs USA: How do Danes and Americans misunderstand each other? Janteloven, micromanagement, and the prodigious use of the exclamation point: just a few of the conflicts that arise as part of the generally friendly relationship between Americans and Danes. Join us as we discuss these topics and much more with Kay Xander Mellish, a US-Danish dual citizen, keynote speaker, and author of several books including the bestsellers, “How to Live in Denmark” and “How to Work in Denmark,” and her most recent, “Working with Americans – Tips for Danes.”
Dec 8, 2019
What is leadership in balance and how and why should we empower middle management in 2019? Join us as we discuss these topics and much more with former group CEO of Tryg, member of countless boards and one of Financial Times top 25 businesswomen in the world, Christine Bosse.
Nov 24, 2019
Kim Bildsøe Lassen
What’s the status and impact of Brexit? Join us in this fascinating and insightful conversation as we interview award-winning journalist and DR’s correspondent in the UK, Kim Bildsøe Lassen.
Nov 17, 2019
Jessica Joelle Alexander
What does it mean to parent the “Danish way”? Join us as we break down play, authenticity, reframing, empathy, praise, hygge in parenting, work and life with speaker and bestselling author, Jessica Joelle Alexander.
1 hr 9 min
Nov 10, 2019
Join us in this engaging conversation as we interview 2019 Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador of the year, Laura Lykkegaard. We discuss Laura’s role as a Goodwill Ambassador, how she leverages her network to promote Denmark and attract talent from South Africa, the Nordic House in Cape Town, and how to break into the South African market.
Nov 3, 2019
A Collaboration With Love The Problem Podcast Featuring Thomas Mulhern
This week features a special episode - a collaboration with Love the Problem podcast. Remember Alex Felman from last week’s Global Denmark Podcast episode? He’s the co-host of Love the Problem podcast. This week, we are presenting their new episode featuring our very own co-host, Thomas Mulhern. Join this engaging and insightful conversation as Alex Felman and James Digby interview Thomas in a discussion about; assimilation vs integration, breaking the expat bubble, cost-benefit analysis of learning Danish, being Viking plunder, influence of the American culture, nationalism, hygge and spontaneity, expat-plaining a frokost and Danish cuisine.
1 hr 23 min
Oct 27, 2019
Join us in this wide-ranging conversation as we explore; the key to building start-ups, the differences in running a company and a business, the impact of scaling, value-creation, technology, and how to attract and retain expat millennials with CEO of StartUp42 Media, Alex Felman.
1 hr 16 min
Oct 20, 2019
Join us in this fascinating conversation as we explore; differences in work cultures around the world, the Danish diaspora, and what it means to be a Danish leader abroad with Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador and Managing Director at Volkswagen Group Russia, Lars Himmer.
1 hr 4 min
Oct 13, 2019
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen
Join us as we take a deep dive into trust; its historical implications in Danish society, the economic impact, and how we can leverage trust moving forward with P.hD., speaker, and author, Gert Tinggaard Svendsen.
1 hr 2 min
Oct 6, 2019
What should we do with human beings? Join us as we talk about AI, machine learning, ethics and the role of the human being with speaker and best-selling author, Peter Svarre.
1 hr 3 min
Sep 29, 2019
Lone Dencker Wisborg
Join us as we explore; what it means to be the Danish Ambassador to the United States, how Denmark is being promoted, the state of Danish and American relations, the advantages of living abroad, and more with Ambassador, Lone Dencker Wisborg.
Sep 22, 2019
Join us as we explore; the competitive advantage of trust, keys to successful negotiation, the power of human contact, and much more with professor, author, and CEO of Center for Negotiation, Keld Jensen.
Sep 15, 2019
Join us as we explore how to export Nordic values, the impact of a meaning-driven society, and the future of the welfare model with author and CEO of Scale Denmark, Bo Christiansen.
Sep 8, 2019
Join us as we explore navigating the Indian market and the essence of qualitative research with Managing Director of Quipper Research and Board Member of Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadors, Pia Mollback-Verbic.
Sep 1, 2019
Join us for a deep dive into Danish design, design thinking, and private/public sector innovation with author and CEO of the Danish Design Centre, Christian Bason.
1 hr 10 min
Aug 25, 2019
Rufus Gifford (part 2)
Join us for this special episode featuring Fmr. US Ambassador, Rufus Gifford. With Trump’s cancellation of the state visit to Denmark, we discuss; Trump’s breach of diplomatic protocol, the state of Danish-American relations, character and mental health in public service, and insights into the upcoming 2020 election.
Aug 18, 2019
Join us for this special episode featuring MIT-Denmark coordinator, Sydney-Johanna Stevns and three MIT students. With an increase focus on global talent attraction and retention, we explore; MIT’s MISTI-Project; the program goals, attraction factors, their observations of the Danish culture and work culture, and what it would take for them to make Denmark their home.
Aug 11, 2019
Join us for a deep dive into hygge and lykke with Meik Wiking; CEO of the Happiness Research Institue and NY Times best-selling author of several books including "The Little Book of Lykke" and with more than one million copies sold, “The Little Book of Hygge."
Jun 30, 2019
Recap with Ed Ley & Thomas Mulhern
The summer is here and we wanted to take a moment to recap our incredible podcasting journey thus far. “We’ve interviewed some incredibly successful people; none of them have gone from point A to point B, they’ve all been in waves of ups and downs, but they have all been guided by values, principles, and people in their lives that they can attribute a pivot to and I think that we all can be those people." - Ed Ley "When I look at what the rest of the world can teach Denmark, I think time and time again we look at being open to the power of thought diversity. The diverse influences, people, ideas that can really help transform the way society operates and create new innovation.” - Thomas Mulhern PS, Don't forget to leave a rating, review, and share our podcast to help us drive conversations and learn lessons to and from Denmark.
Jun 24, 2019
Pernille Hippe Brun
Taking the Nordic perspectives abroad. This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Pernille Hippe Brun; Strategic Advisor for people and leadership at Tradeshift, author of several books including; "Mindfulness in Organisations," "Strengths-Based Leadership Handbook" and most recently, “On The Move: Lessons for the Future from Nordic Leaders” Listen to this fascinating conversation as we explore; Nordic values and how they can be exported to other regions, how strengths can be used to compensate for weaknesses both individually and in organizations, the power of mindfulness, and her own journey of being abroad and coming back to Denmark.
1 hr 1 min
Jun 17, 2019
What really is Danish cuisine and Danish humor? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Timm Vladimir; actor, comedian, chef, and founder of Timm Vladimir's Kitchen. Listen to this engaging conversation as we explore; the keys to Danish humor, Danish cuisine, and the importance of understanding what you put into your body.
Jun 11, 2019
How can Viking values guide us to a better form of leadership? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Chris Shern; Managing Director of the IME Fond, Henley Business School in Denmark, and co-author of “Return of the Vikings”. Listen to this fascinating conversation as we explore; Nordic leadership in times of extreme change, international management education, and the importance of personal development and emotional intelligence in leaders.
Jun 4, 2019
How local changes lead to a global impact. This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with John Lees; former Managing Director of ABS UK and Director of Global Impact Denmark. Listen to this impactful conversation as we explore; the true meaning of sustainability, the responsibility of individuals and companies to improve our world, how companies can use sustainability to differentiate themselves, and the impact of being globally mobile.
May 27, 2019
Dr. Poornima Luthra
What are the keys to diversity management? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Poornima Luthra; award-winning educator, professor at Copenhagen Business School, head of cultural and generational diversity at Globally Local, and co-founder of Plantier. Listen to this insightful conversation as we explore; the key to successful diversity management, how different generations uniquely can contribute to organizations, and how to leverage global talent.
1 hr 6 min
May 21, 2019
From a basement in Copenhagen to a multimillion-dollar company in Silicon Valley. This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Heini Zachariassen; founder and board member of the world's largest wine online marketplace with over 35 million users, Vivino. Listen to this insightful and fascinating conversation as we explore; how to disrupt a 6000-year-old wine industry, the keys to building and growing a successful start-up, and how to lead and retain global talent.
May 14, 2019
How can Denmark brand itself to attract more global talent? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Brian Woodward; journalist, filmmaker, branding expert, and partner of Støvring Woodward Communications. Listen to this insightful and engaging conversation as we explore; the keys to branding Denmark, how Danish values and the people can attract global talent, the myth of getting by with just English in Denmark, how Denmark can work the global talent that’s already here, and how Denmark can create a unified branding architecture.
May 7, 2019
What do climbing Everest and expanding sustainability have in common? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Lene Gammelgaard; first Scandinavian woman to summit Mount Everest, TV-personality, speaker, thought leader in sustainability and human innovation, and author of multiple books including “To the Summit and Safe Return” and bestseller “Climbing High”. Listen to this extraordinary conversation where we follow Lene’s journey up the mountain, to herself and the lessons she took down again.
1 hr 1 min
Apr 30, 2019
How should international leaders operate in Denmark? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Ken Cordes; Managing Director at Emerson Denmark and Head of the International Leadership Forum under Erhverv Aarhus. Join us as we explore; what it means to be an expat leader in Denmark, how Aarhus is trying to attract and retain talent, the difference between leadership and management, how to motivate and recognise a team of Danes, and how trust plays a key role not only in Danish society but also in the Danish work-life.
Apr 23, 2019
Is technology a barrier or key to human well being? This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Suzaan Sauerman; lifestyle technologist, Board Member of PreCure and NoviPel, and Founder of the global consultancy firm, Sauerman & Co. In this wide-ranging conversation, we explore; the future of technology, the ethics of technology, how wearables can improve our health, if robots are coming to get us, and why Suzaan ended up living in Copenhagen.
Apr 14, 2019
This week the Global Denmark Podcast features a very special guest, our very own Thomas Mulhern. Thomas is the Managing Director of Globally Local; former International Department Head at Institut Sankt Joseph and host of the Global Denmark Podcast. Join the conversation; as Thomas discusses what it means to be Globally Local, the crucial difference between assimilation and integration, keys to retaining global talent, cultivating a growth mindset and the future of international education in Denmark.
Apr 7, 2019
An amazing man, an amazing story In this conversation, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Samuel Rachlin; whose illustrious career includes: his time at the world bank in DC, DR correspondent, TV2’s first news chief, chief communications officer at Saxo Bank, and author of countless books including "Fra Sibirien til Rødovre", "Jeg, Putin", and most recently, "Folket og magten". In this wide-ranging conversation, we explore a variety of subjects including Samuel and his family’s incredible journey from a Siberian gulag to Denmark, breaking into a homogenous society, populism and the new world order, and the task of millennials to shape the future of the world.
Mar 31, 2019
How do you define a nation? In this episode, co-hosts Thomas Mulhern and Ed Ley sit down sit down with Niels Bjerre Poulsen; author, Ph.D. in American studies, lecturer at Syddansk universitets center for American studies, and key contributor on American politics and American history. In this wide-ranging conversation, we explore, how to understand a nation and how its perception influences integration, the current political ethos in the age of Brexit and Trump, that art of shaping history, and how to effectively communicate complex information to a culturally diverse audience.
Mar 24, 2019
What should we make of Denmark and happiness? The latest episode of The Global Denmark Podcast is live, where cohosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mullhern sit down with bestselling author and happiness expert, Helen Russell. Helen is a journalist, speaker, and author of “Leap year”, “Gone Viking”, “Atlas of Happiness” and the international bestseller “The Year of Living Danishly”. In the wide-ranging conversation, we explore what it means to live danishly, how Helen defined happiness before and after coming to Denmark, societal and individual happiness, the benefits of a growth mindset, keys to successful communication, and incorporation of happiness approaches from around the world.
Mar 16, 2019
We have the pleasure of sitting down with Caroline Arends; Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador, Board member for Danes Worldwide, former CEO of Lyngby-Taarbæk’s City of Knowledge project and Head of Partnership Engagement at Danske Bank. In this wide range conversation, we explore a variety of subjects including what it means to be a Goodwill Ambassador to Denmark, Innovation Districts, how to build up a network as a Dane abroad, and how Danske Bank is rebuilding trust in light of the recent financial scandal.
Mar 9, 2019
What does it take to attract global investment and global talent to Copenhagen? Join Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern as they welcome CEO of Copenhagen Capacity, Claus Lønborg to answer this question and much more. This fascinating conversation uncovers a marketing master class; discussing the key selling points of Copenhagen, how to sell Copenhagen to the rest of the world, life as an expat and repat leader and why Global Danes have a crucial role to play for the Danish state.
Mar 2, 2019
What does it take to be named the 2018 ”Dane of the year?” Listen in to the latest episode of the Global Denmark Podcast to find out how, as hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern sit down with CEO of Women Deliver, Katja Iversen. Katja and Women Deliver are leading global advocates for gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. This exclusive interview dives into the status of gender equality both in Denmark and around the world, understanding the factors that stand in the way of women´s well-being and the keys to changing the current status quo moving forward. Thank you to BLOXHUB, The Copenhagen Post and to the thousands of listeners helping to make our podcast grow.
Feb 23, 2019
This week the Global Denmark Podcast features a very special guest, our very own Ed Ley. Ed Ley is the owner of Absolute Health, co-host of the Global Denmark Podcast, and a first mover in optimizing mental & physical health for both CEOs & top athletes. Join the conversation; where Ed discusses with Thomas Mulhern how he optimizes mental & physical health, the connection between the mind and the body, one's behaviour and their environment, the process of self-exploration, and how to challenge discomforts.
Feb 16, 2019
This week the Global Denmark Podcast features Louise Orbesen; business leader, author and the founder of Leading Humans. Join the conversation; where Louise, together with co-hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern, discuss what is means to lead human beings, finding purpose in both work and life, the power of vulnerability, radical workplace openness, and the importance of self awareness and self regulation.
Feb 9, 2019
The Global Denmark Podcast is back with co-hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern sitting down with Daniel Bachmann. Daniel is the CEO of ITO Denmark and the founder of the CIICEN Consortium. Listen as Ed, Thomas and Daniel discuss the impact of indoor environments on our health, the ethics of indoor climate, circadian rhythms and how altering light can radically affect behaviour.
Feb 2, 2019
This week, the Global Denmark Podcast features Dan Hestbæk, CEO of Lift Relations. Join the conversation; as Dan, together with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern, discuss what drives high performing teams, how companies can best grow and retain their client relationships, how data and artificial intelligence can zero in on key human drivers, and why the courage to say "no" and learning from a "no" are so vital.
Jan 26, 2019
The Global Denmark Podcast is back with Dennis Nørmark Unplugged! This latest episode is a fascinating conversation between co-hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern with Dennis Nørmark; anthropologist, best-selling author and deputy chairman of DR. Join the conversation as we talk about pseudo work and its consequences, elicit a master class in Danish culture and discuss what the good life and good work-life should consist of.
Jan 20, 2019
What is the key to Denmark’s reputation abroad and how can Danish values help solve the global challenges of today? The Global Denmark Podcast is back with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern exploring these issues and more with András Simonyi. András has an intimate knowledge of Denmark; having both lived and written extensively on the Danish society. In addition, he has served as Hungary’s first permanent representative on the NATO council, and was ambassador to the United States for 5 years. Join the conversation as we gather important lessons for and from Denmark from a leader who has dedicated his life to building bridges between Denmark, Europe and The United States.
Jan 12, 2019
In the latest episode of The Global Denmark Podcast, hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern sit down with CEO of FC Nordsjælland Søren Kristensen. FC Nordsjælland competes in the top football league in Denmark, the Superliga. This wide ranging conversation explores how FC Nordsjælland through their Right to Dream Project, is on a mission to change the world of football. In addition, Ed, Søren and Thomas discuss the transformative effects of diversity and integration.
Jan 3, 2019
In the latest episode of the Global Denmark Podcast, co-hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern sit down with CEO of Expat Ride and founder of DABGO, Jesper Løvendahl. This conversation focuses on how to turn personal challenges into societal solutions, what it takes to become a master networker and how trust guides the Danish society.
1 hr 19 min
Dec 26, 2018
Claire Ross Brown
The Global Denmark Podcast is back with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern interviewing Claire Ross Brown, actress, singer, model and CEO of a Danish fintech company. They discuss who the real Claire is, her acting career from Eastenders to Klovn, integrating into Danish society, and what drives her to continually step outside of her comfort zone. You can support this podcast by sharing it with your friends, rating and leaving a review or by subscribing at www.globaldkpodcast.com
Dec 18, 2018
The Global Denmark Podcast kicks off its inaugural episode with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern interviewing Rufus Gifford, the former US Ambassador to Denmark. They discuss what it means to be an ambassador, the double edged sword of being “the happiest”, the current political climate, personal vs professional humility and life on Air Force One. You can support this podcast by sharing it with your friends, rating and leaving a review or by subscribing at www.globaldkpodcast.com