Ladey Adey Show


Brad Sugars joins The Book Academy, talking with Ladey Adey about business, books and co-author experience

Season 2022, Ep. 22

In this episode, Ladey Adey talks with Brad Sugars alongside members of the Book Academy

Brad is Internationally known as one of the most influential entrepreneurs, is the founder and chairman of ActionCOACH Business Coach, bestselling author, keynote speaker, and the #1 business coach in the world.

Throughout his 30-year career as an entrepreneur, Brad has become the CEO of 9+ companies and is the owner of the multi-million-dollar franchise ActionCOACH. 

Alongside his businesses Brad is working on his 18th book, aiming for one new book each year. During this episode, we hear about his latest book, Pulling Profits Out of a Hat which he co-authored with Monte Wyatt. We hear about what it is like to co-author a book and the five disciplines featured in the book include:

Business Development



Execution and


As a husband and father of five, Brad is equally as passionate about his family as he is about business. Brad is a strong advocate for building a

a business that works without you so you can spend

more time doing what matters to you.

Brad spoke with The Book Academy Members in September 2022, this is a lively episode with questions from the members. 

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Carol Harris talks about her books, NLP and writing tips

Season 2022, Ep. 26
In this episode, Ladey Adey is joined by author Carol Harris.Carol lives in mid-Wales with her husband, she has been writing since she was a young child, has published and edited several magazines, house journals, and had books published for over 25 years.Carol has been self-employed since 1986 and runs various businesses, with her main business helping people generate a second income, part-time, from home, with a global health company. Carol coaches and mentors them in personal and business skills with much work based on NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming). NLP has been woven through Carol's life for some time, she used to Chair the Association for Neuro-Linguistic Programming and edit their magazine Rapport. Carol also does voluntary work in educational establishments and runs a monthly NLP group for retired people.We hear about a few of Carol's books including Words Speak for Themselves – about writing and language. Lessons from the Speechless (about business), Chats with Comestibles (about personal effectiveness).All books are humorous and are pure dialogue; as Carol says, they are "discussions between me and inanimate objects – and the ‘Chat’s book is all about food and has ‘recipes’"Tips: Reading – do as much as you can and, if you don’t have much time, do what I do, which is keep books in the loo and read each time you’re there – it adds up!Writing – only do it if you enjoy it – otherwise, get someone else to do it for you.Fabourite Quote: "If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always got" - Credited to Henry Ford and Anthony RobbinsUseful linksGuest: Carol HarrisWebsite: https://www.carolharris.ukBook: Social media: Twitter: Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA:

Dr Amy Jeffs joins the Book Academy chatting with Ladey Adey about Storyland A New Mythology of Britain and WILD: Tales form Early Medieval Britain

Season 2022, Ep. 25
In this episode, Ladey Adey and the members of The Book Academy are joined by Dr Amy Jeffs.Dr Amy Jeffs is an art historian and artist, with a PhD in Art History from the University of Cambridge. She has researched at the British Museum and worked in the British Library in the department of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern manuscripts. Amy talks through her thoughts and feelings behind her book "Storyland A New Mythology of Britain and WILD: Tales form Early Medieval Britain" - It's not straight history but magical realism. It was important to Amy to include places that people could visit and explore.Amy now based in Somerset, UK. Often her writing is accompanied by her own linocut and wood-engraved prints.Amy's Writing Tip: Find a subject matter which makes your heart leap with mischief. It’s fruitless writing about something you don’t find inspiring. Favourite Quote: ‘Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die? There's the wind on the heath, brother; if I could only feel that, I would gladly live for ever.’ George Borrow, LavengroUseful linksGuest: Amy JeffsWebsite: Book: Social media: Twitter: @amy_historia  Instagram: @historia_prints  Youtube: Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA:

Sarah McGeough author of The Flamingo Family Series - Eddy Finds A Family - covering adoption

Season 2022, Ep. 24
In this episode, Ladey Adey talks with Sarah McGeough author of Eddy Finds a Family and Eddy feels at Home.Sarah lives on the South Coast with her husband and adoptive son. She is a successful self-published author, a qualified personal performance coach and loves to help new writers ‘release their inner author' through her book coaching. Sarah wants to make a difference. Her tenacity, drive, and passion ensure that she is a driving force that helps children and parents understand the sensitive subject of adoption.The Flamingo Family was created with a vision to be engaging, with vibrant characters that help support adoptive families, so that fostering, and adoption can be discussed more openly with young children.Eddy Finds a Family and Eddy Feels at Home are the first two books in The Flamingo Family book series, which bring to life the important and emotional journey of adoption in a colourful, uplifting, and honest way.Sarah was delighted to get reviews on both books from Adoption UK and an endorsement for her second. Dr Sue Armstrong-Brown, CEO of Adoption UK, wrote these reviews for each book.Eddy Finds a Family "This heart-warming story gently explores the path to adoption for both parents and children. Told through a colourful set of characters, this simple narrative will help a child identify and express their thoughts and feelings about their own adoption journey"Eddy Feels at Home “So many people will recognise the huge mix of emotions Eddy Emu feels as he moves in with his new family. The latest story about Eddy’s journey helps to understand and explain the ups and downs in the early stages of adoption”.Sarah also offers free short stories via her which follows Eddy Emu on new and exciting adventures as he continues his adoption journey with Flossy and Frank Flamingo.So next time you see a Flamingo - think Adoption and of Sarah!Sarah's favourite quote: “All our dreams can come true if we have the courageto pursue them” – Walt DisneySarah's Top tip: Find someone to be accountable too who will help you write and also plan in time to write.Useful linksGuest: Sarah McGeoughWebsite: Social media: Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA: