Episode 369 – The Leap to Leader with Adam Bryant

‘Everything at its core has to be one of those three things: a great insight, a great story, or a great practical approach.’ Adam Bryant, creator of the New York Times‘s Corner Office column, has interviewed a LOT of top leaders, but not in the way they expected. He ask…

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Episode 368 – Centennials with Professor Alex Hill

Episode 368 - Centennials with Professor Alex Hill

‘What you leave behind is what you write… no one talks about the article that changed their life, and they’re not read for decades after they’ve been written. [Books are] foundational.’ Working at the intersection of research and application, Professor Alex Hill has learned that it’s not enough to have…

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Episode 367 – The Solutionists with Solitaire Townsend

Episode 367 - The Solutionists with Solitaire Townsend

‘A book is a job title that stays with you for life. I will forever be author of The Solutionists… This is your long tail. This is how you remain having influence in the world over time.’ If you ever feel like the problems of the world are overwhelming and…

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Episode 365 – Idea stewardship with Melissa Romo

‘I thought I was sitting down to write a book. I was not sitting down to write a book. I was sitting down to create idea stewardship. And that’s a much bigger exercise.’ Melissa Romo is passionate about the opportunity that remote working presents – inclusion, access to talent, quality…

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Episode 363 – But Are You Alive? with Eloise Skinner

Episode 363 - But Are You Alive? with Eloise Skinner

‘I have worked with a coach in the past who used to tell me things that have been very helpful, like it is your responsibility to the book to try and communicate its concepts out there, if you believe it is that helpful, you need to be sharing it with…

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Episode 362 – Pay the Price with Steven Adjei

Episode 362 - Pay the Price with Steven Adjei

‘A lot of writers tend to shy away from the gritty parts of [entrepreneurship], the pain parts, the price part. I thought, Why not, I’m going to go for it. So I did.’ If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ll know about the price that you pay each day to sustain your…

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Episode 361 – Tame Your Tiger with Catherine Erdly

Episode 361 - Tame Your Tiger with Catherine Erdly

When you run a small business – especially a retail business – it can feel very much as if a tiger has not just come to tea, but moved in. It’s always hungry, often unpredictable, and it makes you feel a little, well, nervous.  Luckily, Catherine Erdly is an expert…

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Episode 359 – Gloves off with Liam Black

Episode 359 - Gloves Off with Liam Black

‘You need a higher level of challenge and truth telling if you have set the bar high for yourself and your organization.’ Liam Black has become known as the ‘gloves-off mentor’ for his no-nonsense, straight-talking way of supporting social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven leaders. When the work you do matters so…

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Episode 358 – Staying the Distance with Catherine Baker

Episode 358 - Staying the Distance with Catherine Baker

‘We’ve all been missing a trick, because sport has been showing us day in, day out, not just how to improve, perform and achieve, but how to do so on a sustained basis, in a way that ensures that we can consistently deliver results when it matters.’ Catherine Baker qualified…

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