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Aug. 12, 2022

#056: Looking back on "Scientists Are Human Too!" with Dr Emma Yhnell

#056: Looking back on

Insights: Creating meaningful connection.

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If you could improve one thing so that other people had a better understanding of the mission you are leading, what would it be? Maybe you would work on the key messages they need to know? Maybe you would develop your skills and style as a communicator? Or perhaps you would learn more about your audience and what they need from you in order to engage at the level you would like?

Imagine the difference you could create if your message, your delivery and your understanding were completely aligned!

Dr Emma Yhnell showed us that that is exactly what happens when you combine a deeply rooted mission with the passion for honing your message to meet the needs of your audience; the honesty to not shy away from being refreshingly different; the humanity to (literally) meet people where they are; and a commitment to creating impactful change.

Looking back on our conversation, I begin by wondering what might have been different if, at an early age, our future was determined by our strengths rather than our weaknesses. I then look at our responsibility to transform knowledge into learning in a way that enables us to reach and connect with the hearts and minds of those who can truly help us in our mission to change the world.

If you’re looking to have greater influence and you are ready to create meaningful connection in your mission, this week’s Insights episode is for you.


Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.


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Episode 55: Scientists Are People Too! with Dr Emma Yhnell

The I Gotta Be Me Experience with Sue Revell

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Dr Emma Yhnell

Senior Lecturer & Science Communicator

Dr Emma Yhnell is an award-winning science communicator and senior lecturer based at Cardiff University. Emma is a respected academic who has built a reputation for her ability to untangle the academically technical and translate it into entertaining, relevant and accessible content.

As a first generation academic, she sees it as her aim to change the typical image of academia, to make science more open, honest and fun.

She is a writer and regular contributor to local radio and television as well as a commentator for the Science Media Centre.

Emma is passionate about sharing her knowledge and changing the minds of people who nervously think ‘science isn’t for me.’