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Superstar Communicator podcast

Nov 15, 2023

Welcome to the SuperStar Communicator podcast! In this episode, we dive into a thought-provoking conversation on International Men's Day with special guest, Mike Pagan. Together with Susan Heaton-Wright and Nick Simon, Mike shares his insights on the importance of peer support, mental wealth for men, and the impact of social media on mental health. We explore personal stories, practical tips, and expert advice on creating a supportive network, prioritizing self-care, and navigating the challenges of modern work environments. Join us as we delve into this engaging discussion and gain valuable takeaways for personal growth and well-being.

Key points from the interview

01:57 Men need help asking for support, vulnerability.

05:48 Transitioning through life stages, evolving with people.

08:03 Identify genuine support in your network.

11:14 Active mindfulness through physical activities like rugby.

15:52 Teenage daughter faces FOMO and social pressure.

17:27 Echo chamber of algorithms reinforces bias on social media.

21:33 Hybrid work is here to stay.

26:50 Men must be open and seek support.

29:15 Bob called for intuitive reason, hospital official insight.

31:28 FAF: False start of feeling fulfilled, mental wealth, well-being, support, reach out, recall, relate.


Download the transcript of the interview

About Mike: Mike Pagan has always been passionate about creating a space for men to ask for help and be vulnerable. He recognizes the historical tendency for men to be reluctant to seek assistance and is committed to changing that narrative. With a focus on promoting mental health and well-being for men, Mike is dedicated to establishing frameworks that allow for vulnerability and imperfection. His mission is to encourage men to put their hands up and ask for help, creating a more open and accepting environment for all. More information:


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