Oliver, 12, interviews top entrepreneur, professor, public speaker and entrepreneur 

Oliver, 12, interviews top entrepreneur, professor, public speaker and entrepreneur 

By Jill Dando News

Super Oliver, 12, has interviewed top entrepreneur John Amaechi OBE in the latest Business Leader partnership interview.

Oliver, a student at Worle Community School Academy in Worle, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, quizzed the professor as part of an exclusive Business Leader interview in partnership with Jill Dando News and the Good News Post.

Professor John Amaechi

Professor Amaechi is an organisational psychologist, former professional basketball player and Founder of APS Intelligence:

You can see the interview here https://youtu.be/GRLFRrczRQo

The full interview with Business Leader is here https://www.businessleader.co.uk/business-leader-podcast-john-amaechi-obe/

Professor Amaechi’s talks have garnered millions of views online. His passion for topics including building high-performing teams and effective organisational design that maximises productivity have seen him become a frequently cited LinkedIn influencer and bestowed with the accolade of being a LinkedIn Top Voice since 2020.

The Jill Dando News reporters are joining with Business Leader and the Good News Post newspaper in the unique interviewing project.

Business Leader with 100,000 subscribers across the nation and a print edition are interviewing top high-flying business people each week including SAS: Who Dares Wins star Ollie Ollerton and Dragons Theo Paphitis and Steven Bartlett.

Now in a slot called the ‘Good News Postcard’ students aged 9 to 18 in Jill Dando News in The Priory Learning Trust schools are asking a range of questions as part of the interview.

Jill Dando News is a journalist training academy based in the UK that has trained up hundreds of young reporters in the model of ex BBC TV star Jill Dando.

Their stories go on the Good News Post www.goodnewspost.co.uk

Reporters aim to be kind, positive and brilliant in their journalistic interviews and writing.

Reporters in 2017 post their stories to Good News Post and the wider Media.

Jill Dando News was set up with a mission to take Worle to the World with global good news.

They have previously interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Downing Street in front of millions of global TV viewers, TV’s Fiona Bruce, a NASA astronaut and more after being trained for 6 years by professional journalists and Jill’s brother Nigel Dando with 48 years’ experience.

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