Josh Hoffman from Bechtel shares his thoughts on leadership and the need for purposeful communication. We discuss that leaders often fail to get the best out of people due to lack of communication skills, inability to express what they really want and unwillingness to listen first. Josh also talks about leadership in the wider senseContinue reading “2: Communication know-how and leadership success with Josh Hoffman, Bechtel”
Quarter 1 of 2022 has come to a close and we are nearly half-way into Q2 . Our prediction for Q2 continues to see further increase in M&As and a consolidation of markets. Throughout Q3 and beyond, we will also see stronger collaboration through joint ventures and initiative. Equally, we will see a down-turn andContinue reading “Q2 & 3 – Marketing Predictions”
This episode is the first in our second series of podcasts. Our second series will be exploring leadership journeys and the question of 'what kind of leadership is needed?' at a time when life and work feels uncertain, when globalisation and local priorities seem at odds. Our first episode in this second series is aContinue reading “1: The Leadership Journey with Dianne Richardson, CEO BECBC”
At first glance, the idea that someone would prefer a product they have to put work into, seems outlandish. Yet, a 2011 study (by Michael I. Norton of Harvard Business School, Daniel Mochon of Yale, and Dan Ariely of Duke) identified that buyers were happy to pay 63% more for something they had helped put together. You see where we are goingContinue reading “How to leverage the IKEA Effect”
Pick up some great tips about how to run your own business, the ins and outs of setting up a chocolate business and how to take the next steps from start-up to early stage business.
Meet Simon and Sarah Wood, owners of Freedom Chocolate an artisan, chocolate brand which appeals not to a niche of people, but young and old from all walks of life and makes it possible for those with allergens to enjoy rich, allergen free chocolate. Simon and Sarah have developed a treat which is Ideal forContinue reading “18: Chocolate Freedom – running a chocolate business”
Leading without the job title requires skill and the ability persuade and bring teams along who on a day-to-day basis might be reporting to others. So, how can we do that? Listen in to our chat with Matthew Henry, PhD ChPP MAPM MICWIntegration Project Manager for Sellafield Ltd.. Power and Leadership Some great insights intoContinue reading “Leading without the job title”
Leading without the job title requires skill and the ability persuade and bring teams along who on a day-to-day basis might be reporting to others. So, how can we do that? Listen in to our chat with Matthew Henry, PhD ChPP MAPM MICWIntegration Project Manager for Sellafield Ltd.. Some great insights into what leadership actuallyContinue reading “17: Leading without the job title – interview with Sellafield’s Matthew Henry”
Which countries’ leadership style over the decades will serve our future?
In this episode we explore where leadership is heading through and after the pandemic of Covid19 and what type of leadership will be needed 2021 on beyond. After (or still in) a pandemic, with Brexit in the UK and an increasing call for collaboration, what kind of leadership will succeed and where do we need to think differently?
We are talking to Stephen Gibbs, Principal Lecturer for Business and Leadership at the Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership, University of Cumbria, UK.
What kind of leadership do we need in 2021 and beyond? Does knowledge get in the way of leadership? Is wisdom more important that knowledge? Which countries’ leadership style over the decades will serve our future? In this episode we explore where leadership is heading and what type of leadership will be needed 2021 onContinue reading “16: Leadership beyond 2021 – what do we really need?”