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Eileen McDargh – Radical Resilience

Eileen McDargh - Radical Resilience

Even before this global disruption wreaked havoc on all our lives, my guest this week had been studying, writing and speaking on the topic of resiliency … a topic area that has fascinated her for decades.

Since 1980, she has helped organisations and individuals transform the life of their business and the business of their life through conversations that matter and connections that count. She believes that resiliency is a critical life skill and one that requires the energy of connections.

She has been selected to be part of the Thought Leaders Network, in the company of Sheryl Sandberg, Brene Brown and Marshall Goldsmith.

Please welcome Chief Energy Officer and founder of the consulting firm, McDargh Communications and The Resiliency Group, Eileen McDargh.

Bio

Eileen McDargh is energy without hype. A Connector who joins head and heart to create action.  Instead of giving lectures Eileen teaches and tells stories.  She speaks with humility and humour in place of pride and pretence.

Eileen McDargh is founder and CEO of the consulting firm, The Resiliency Group (a division of McDargh Communications). Organizations like Cisco, Novartis, Oracle, and Procter & Gamble hire her firm to teach them ways of building resilient leadership teams and workplaces.

Leadership Excellence magazine, which ranks top thought leaders in management and leadership, continually names Eileen to its top 50 Leadership list. Following a survey of 22,000 business professionals, the research firm, Global Gurus, named her to its list of the World’s Top 30 Leadership Professionals. Along with her work as an organisational resiliency consultant, Eileen speaks and writes about resiliency in business, in life, and in relationships.

As a platform speaker, she has given thousands of keynotes for organisations and associations in dozens of fields, including aerospace, education, finance, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, public agencies, real estate, retail, technology, utilities, and women’s leadership. 

She is a member of the National Speakers Association (and has served on its Board of Directors), was awarded by Speakers Platform a Top 5 Speaker designation in Teamwork / Leadership two years in a row, was elected into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, and was given by her peers the Legend of the Platform Award. 

As an author, Eileen has written seven books, including The Resilient Spirit: Heart Talk for Surviving in An Upside Down World and Work for a Living and Still be Free to Live! In 2008, the Independent Book Publishers Association awarded her book, Gifts from the Mountain: Simple Truth’s for Life’s Complexities, a Benjamin Franklin Gold Award. Her other books include My Get Up and Go… Got Up and Went, 40 Tips For Speaking Up, Speaking Out, And Being Heard and Talk Ain’t Cheap… It’s Priceless. Her latest is Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge, and Reclaim What Matters. Her articles are found in thousands of publications both on-line and off-line.

Eileen is also a member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Sloan Work and Family Researcher Network, an organisation of interdisciplinary researchers and scholars studying work-life issues.

Before starting her own consultancy, Eileen was the Director of Communications for a national healthcare company, served as senior manager on a U.S. Navy installation project, and taught school in Nassau County, Florida, where she was elected “Educator of the Year.”

Recorded on: 21st July 2020

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Leonard Brody – The Great Rewrite

My guest this week is a management thinker and a leader of the new world order. He is an award-winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and a 2-time Emmy nominated media visionary. He has helped raise hundreds of millions in capital for start-up companies as well as taking a company to a 6 Billion market cap IPO.

Currently, he is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Creative Labs, a joint venture with CAA (Creative Artists Agency in LA), the largest sports and entertainment agency in the world, often called “Hollywood’s Secret Society”. He oversees the building of new ventures for some of the most well-known celebrities and political leaders in the world.

Please welcome my guest, Leonard Brody.


Bio

Leonard Brody was called “a controversial leader of the new world order”. He is an award
winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and a 2-time Emmy nominated media visionary. He has helped in raising millions of dollars for start-up companies, been through one of the largest internet IPOs in history and has been involved in the building, financing and/or sale of five companies to date.

After selling his company in 2009, Leonard became the President of the Innovation and Digital Group for the Anschutz Company, one of the largest live sport and entertainment businesses in the world owning assets such as stadiums like the O2 Arena in London and Staples Center in LA; sports teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Galaxy and the Los Angeles Kings, and today, one of the premiere concert promotion businesses in the world seating hundreds of millions of people a year. He is also one of the proud owners of Coventry City Football Club in England.

Leonard also acts as principal in several venture capital funds throughout the world and is behind the financing and creation of 20-30 start-up companies a year.

A highly sought-after public speaker, Leonard has lectured at institutions such as Stanford, the G8 and the United Nations. His insight has been requested by companies such as The Financial Times, Warner Music, Dell, Visa and Pepsi, as well as, the governments of countries such as India, Israel, Ireland, Russia and South Africa. His work has been featured in such publications as Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC and the New York Times.

He is co-author of the best selling books, “Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Jurassic Park to Java” and “Everything I Needed to Know About Business…I Learned from a Canadian” both published by John Wiley and Sons. Currently, he is authoring a new book in partnership with Forbes Magazine, entitled, “The Great Re:Write” coming out in the next year.

Leonard holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Queens University, a law degree from Osgoode Hall and is a graduate of the Private Equity Program at the Harvard Business School.

Recorded on: 16th July 2020

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Jez Rose – Nature, Nuture and Toaster Moments

Jez Rose

My guest this week is a broadcaster, honeybee farmer, award-winning author and Behaviour Expert.  He is known for his energy, humour and passion.

Growing up in the countryside, he discovered his love for nature and the environment early in life. In 2017, he moved to a small decommissioned farm, turning it into the world’s first certified Carbon Neutral honey farm, home to the native British honeybee.

He is a regular on television and radio, including his own show for ITV1. He works with businesses worldwide as a Behaviour Insight Advisor and has carved a reputation for delivering keynote presentations and workshops at conferences for some of the world’s most recognisable brands.

Please welcome Jez Rose.

Bio

Jez Rose is a broadcaster, honeybee farmer, award-winning writer and keynote speaker, known for his energy, humour and passion.

Growing up in the countryside, Jez Rose discovered his passion for nature and the environment early in life.

In 2017, he moved to a small decommissioned farm on the Cambridgeshire/Lincolnshire border, turning it into a multi-award-winning, organic farm – and the world’s first certified Carbon Neutral honey farm, home to the native British honeybee.

It might be the moustache that you recognise but Jez is a regular on television and radio, including his own show for ITV1; guest presenting on QVC and when not in the studio with ITV’s James Martin’s Saturday Morning, can be seen traveling the country with BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen. He has been the public ambassador for national campaigns for the likes of LateRooms.com; Honest Organic and The Happy Egg Company.

Jez spent ten years working with businesses worldwide as a Behaviour Insight Advisor, carving a formidable reputation delivering keynote presentations and workshops at conferences for some of the world’s most recognisable brands. He has been invited to speak at the world-renowned TEDx conferences in both the UK and USA, which can be viewed online.

An award-winning writer, his books include Flip the Switch and two books written for children: Zooster McFlooster & the Very Big Sneeze and The Sock Thief. His articles and features have appeared in titles as diverse as The Daily Telegraph, CNN, Liz Earle Wellbeing and BBC Countryfile magazines.

A unique presenter and keynote speaker with the rare ability to genuinely inspire audiences, he’s been invited to speak in more than 14 countries and at TEDx events in both the UK and USA.

His message is a simple yet powerful one: ever since humans stepped foot onto soil, nature had important lessons for us, but for centuries we’ve ignored them. It’s resulted in disengaged leaders and workforces; cultures without passion – and an environment ignored. The overwhelmingly positive, scientifically evidenced impact of nature on human health, wellbeing and behaviour will surprise you; how simply it changes human behaviour will astonish.

Recorded on: 9th July 2020

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Gavin Ingham – Be More, Do More, Have More

Gavin Ingham - Be More, Do Mo

My guest this week has been obsessed with high performance for over twenty years.  He’s been looking for answers to questions such as: What differentiates high performers from good performers? What helps one person to achieve great results when another is merely average? What skyrockets one team to be more motivated, more productive and make more sales when another wallows in mediocrity?

The answers to these questions inspired him to create his #IAM10 methodology for high performance and today I’m going to be asking him to share those answers and some insights and strategies that we can all use to be more, do more and have more. My guest is IAM10 creator Gavin Ingham.

Bio

What differentiates high performers from good performers? For the last two decades, this is the question that has driven Gavin Ingham to develop the #IAM10 high performance methodology for helping leaders to build high performing teams that fulfil their potential, improve motivation and focus, increase productivity, embrace change and grow sales.

The world is changing faster than ever. There is more competition than ever before. The global economy, AI, automation all mean that you and your people need to work with conviction, embrace change, maximise productivity and add more value to every situation. Good enough is not good enough anymore. You need to be the best. You need to be a 10.

Why can one person have it all and achieve nothing and another can achieve extraordinary results despite the most severe of challenges?

The surprising truth of #IAM10 is that there is little correlation between high performance and education, background, intelligence or career. Instead, high performance is directly related to persistent habits. This means that anyone can be a high performer and it can be taught.

High performers have three core traits…

  1. Conviction. They believe in themselves, the value that they add and their journey irrespective of external people, events and circumstances.
  2. Clarity. They are clear about who they want to be, what they need to do to succeed and what not to do.
  3. Consistency. They do what they need to do irrespective of challenges and setbacks. As it turns out, chronic inconsistency is the enemy of high performance.

Gavin has worked with CEOs, leadership teams and high performers in companies like Jaguar, UBS, Microsoft and Spotify delivering talks, masterclasses and programmes. All of his sessions are highly interactive, engaging, humorous and full of proven strategies for high performance that can be used to achieve more right away.

Whilst inspirational and motivational, Gavin is a business speaker and tailors his messages to you, your audience and your business so that you get maximum engagement, measurable change and positive results.

Gavin has given over 2,000 paid talks to over 250,000 delegates, spoken all over the world and has appeared on US TV networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox on the Brian Tracy TV Show. He have judged the British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards (BESMA), keynoted three times at the prestigious National Sales Conference, is a TEDx speaker and a Fellow of the ISM.

Recorded on: 2nd July 2020

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Richard Watson – The Future and how to get there

Richard Watson - The Future and how to get there

My guest this week is a futurist and scenario thinker who featured the pandemic in 4 out of his 5 books.  He is probably best known as a maker of highly provocative maps and data visualisations intended to stimulate deep debate. The Financial Times called these maps “Brave”, while Business Insider said they might “Blow your mind”.

He has worked with the Tech Foresight Practice at Imperial College London and is currently their Futurist-in-Residence at the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication.

His next book, You are Not Busy, will examine our preoccupation with work and what might happen to our minds if we deleted some easy conveniences or occupied ourselves with a few things that were desirably difficult.

Please welcome best-selling author, futurist and scenario thinker Richard Watson.

Bio

Richard Watson is a futurist speaker, author and scenario thinker who helps organisations to think further ahead, especially about emerging growth opportunities and risks. However, he is probably best known as a maker of highly provocative maps and data visualisations intended to stimulate deep debate. The Financial Times called these maps “Brave”, while Business Insider said they might “Blow your mind”.

He has worked with the Tech Foresight Practice at Imperial College London and is currently Futurist-in-Residence at the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication at Imperial.

Richard is the author of five best-selling books, including Digital Vs. Human. His sixth book, You are Not Busy, will examine our preoccupation with work and what might happen to our minds if we deleted some easy conveniences or occupied ourselves with a few things that were desirably difficult.

Recorded on: 4th June 2020

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Susan Armstrong – The Emotional Pandemic Infecting Organisations

Susan ArmstrongMy guest today is an International Talent Development expert, Speaker and Author, who specialises in Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace.

Her programmes have won the ATD Gold Award for Excellence in Training, and, she has a Leadership programme listed as one of the top 5 Leadership Programmes in the world by HR.com.  Currently she is a sought-after expert in leading and working in this new COVID reality.

But she has a shocking past, which I am going to ask her to share with us today.  It’s a story that could be the plot to a Tarantino movie, one that she has only just recently begun sharing with the world.

Please welcome author and entrepreneur Susan Armstrong.

Bio

Inspiring, entertaining and educating, Susan Armstrong has been changing people’s lives for nearly 30 years, starting with her own. In the last 20+ years Susan has spoken in over 40 countries, developed and trained over 500 workshops and helped over 150,000 people around the world transform their personal and professional lives. Her clients include some of the largest companies in the world. She has designed global programs for such clients as Johnson & Johnson, Philip Morris International, GlaxoSmithKline, Philips, SABIC, and many other public and private sector clients. And, she has a secret…

Homelessness, addiction, and abuse at the hands of a notorious motorcycle gang are not what you would expect to find behind a successful Talent Development Expert, but they are the circumstances that taught Susan that we are responsible for creating our own reality.  While your story might be different, the way you feel and the way you behave – all in the name of what you believe to be the truth – are the same.

In recovering from her self-destructive lifestyle, Susan quickly realised that what she had was a “thinking” problem. Everything she believed to be true about herself and how to get along in the world was wrong and she needed to re-wire her thought processes. She embarked on a mission to learn everything she could about how to effectively interact with the world around her. What she didn’t know is that she was developing her emotional intelligence – the secret weapon for success.

It is emotional intelligence that took Susan from the streets to the boardroom, and it is the “red-thread” running through all of Susan’s speaking and training: how to become an effective leader; how to increase your success in sales; how to navigate through change; how to develop resilience, or how to deliver a powerful presentation. Susan is teaching the basics of emotional intelligence. It is what has made her such an in-demand speaker and trainer. Not only are attendees learning the business skills they need, they are also learning some extremely important life skills at the same time.

Susan Armstrong inspires people to look past their own self-limiting beliefs and take action to achieve a level of professional success previously unattainable. Whether you are a leader, individual contributor, or entrepreneur, Susan is a powerful example of what is truly possible if we just set ourselves free of our own faulty thinking and beliefs.

Recorded on: 18th June 2020

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Dan Cobley – Success through failure – the Pretotyping Framework

Dan Cobley

My guest this week is the former MD of Google’s $5Bn UK business.   He spent the dot.com crash in Silicon Valley, the financial crisis leading Google UK, and the past 6 years building some of Europe’s top fintech start-ups.  He has learnt a lot about how to drive success and even more about how to fail.

While he was MD at Google, he came across pretotyping a novel approach to validating ideas for new products or services quickly, objectively and accurately, often by failing efficiently. And now he brings this thinking to all the start-ups he works with. And today he is going to share it with us.

Please give a warm Speaking Business welcome to digital innovator Dan Cobley.

Bio

Dan Cobley is an entrepreneur and investor in innovative tech startup businesses, focusing on financial services.  He leads the FinTech portfolio for Blenheim Chalcot, a long-established London venture builder. Through this role he has co-founded a number of fast-growth fintech companies including; Salary Finance, Koodoo Mortgages, OpenWrks and ClearScore, and he is on the boards of Liberis, Modulr and Tully.

Beyond fintech he is an investor / advisor to a number of companies including Brompton Bicycle, Personal Boardroom, Onfido, Qubit, Fospha and Hive Learning.

Until late 2014, Dan Cobley spent over 8 years at Google. For the last three years he was Managing Director, UK & Ireland – the biggest market for Google outside the US and the most advanced major country in terms of e-commerce and online advertising spending. Dan was promoted to the UK MD role after five years in Google marketing, first as Marketing Director, UK, Ireland and Benelux and then as VP Marketing, EMEA.

Previously, Dan was VP of Brand and Marketing for Capital One Europe, Marketing Director for Ask Jeeves, and Marketing Director at Pepsi/Walkers.

Dan Cobley is a regular keynote speaker at conferences; speaking on the disruptive power of FinTech, technology, innovation, and Google’s unique approach to business. He is also an accomplished moderator, interviewer and after-dinner speaker. Dan has shared his thoughts on Physics and Marketing at the TED conference and with over 1.4 million people online. He was named as number 3 in Wired UK top 100 list 2012 and among the Maserati 100 Innovators of the Year in 2018. He appeared on BBC’s Tomorrow’s World as a technology commentator and helped Alan Sugar choose his 2014 Apprentice.

He has a first degree in physics from Oxford and a master’s in management from Cambridge. He is a trustee of the charity Technology Trust.

Recorded on: 27th May 2020

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Terence Mauri – Only dead fish go with the flow

Terence Mauri - Only dead fish go with the flow

 

My guest this week is an award-winning author and regarded as one an exciting new business thinker challenging leaders to own the future rather than be disrupted by it. His thinking has featured in The Economist, Forbes, Reuters, The Huffington Post, CNN, and Wired Magazine.  He has been described as ‘an influential and outspoken expert on the future of leadership’ by Thinkers50, the global ranking company of the world’s top 50 management thinkers.  His new book The 3D Leader is out in the summer of 2020.

Let’s give a big Speaking Business Podcast welcome to my guest this week – Terence Mauri.

 

Bio

Terence Mauri is a future trends and disruption expert who challenges leaders to innovate, adapt and thrive in the age of disruption.

He is an Inc. Magazine Writer, Entrepreneur Mentor in Residence (London Business School), Inc. Top 30 Future Trends expert and author of the global bestseller, the Leader’s Mindset: How to Win in the Age of Disruption described as a ‘game changer’ by MIT. Terence has been ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the top 30 management thinkers in the world. His thinking has been featured in Forbes, The Economist, Reuters, Thinkers50 and Wired.

Terence has first-hand experience of leading disruption as a former director at Saatchi & Saatchi and McKinsey where he led global transformation projects. Then one day a car lost control, mounted the curb and hit Terence. This terrible accident changed his life forever and has enabled him to build new strategies for one of the greatest challenge facing leaders today: transforming your business in the face of massive and yet hard to predict disruption.

Terence speaks around the world from Fortune 500 companies to fast growing start-ups and has been recognised as an Inc. Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker. 21st century innovation is a creative collision of different industries and disciplines, like talent and technology. His keynote talks are a survival guide for the future and will help you thrive in the age of disruption.

In 2019, Terence Mauri was nominated for a Thinkers50 Leadership Award in partnership with the National Centre for Leadership & Management.

Recorded on: 10th March 2020

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Sophie Devonshire – Superfast – Lead at Speed

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My guest this week is currently CEO of The Marketing Society, a global network of progressive leaders and former CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, a unique business consultancy which helps leaders to work with purpose and pace. She is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur and brand specialist. She is constantly curious about how to speed up success, she hates wasting time and believes impatience is usually a virtue.

She a passionate advocate of flexible working as the future of effective companies and regularly discusses innovative approaches to balance business and family life.

She is the author of the number one best seller in Change Management books Superfast: Lead at Speed.

Please welcome this week’s guest self-confessed acceleration addict Sophie Devonshire.

Bio

Sophie Devonshire is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, brand specialist and author who has worked in and with multinational companies, successful start-ups and agencies.

Her highly creative and commercial approach comes from a career which began with classic management training at Procter & Gamble and then Coca-Cola. She later moved agency-side with Leo Burnett in the Middle East and Interbrand in London. She has personal experience of being a successful entrepreneur, setting up her own award-winning e-commerce business in the middle of the recession which she sold before running a luxury gifts business.

Sophie is currently CEO of The Marketing Society, a global network of progressive leaders. and is the former CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, a unique business consultancy which helps leaders to work with purpose and pace.

She is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur and brand specialist. An ‘acceleration addict’ she is constantly curious about how to speed up success. She hates wasting time and believes impatience is usually a virtue. She is an experienced keynote speaker, talking to organisations and at events regularly.

Sophie has worked and lived in London, Tallinn and Dubai as well as consulted for brands across the globe. She is also a commentator on the future of brands and in addition has won awards for innovative business set-ups which support a futuristic way of working. Sophie writes and speaks on the role brands play in successful business. She’s also a passionate advocate of flexible working as the future of effective companies (having won awards for her own business ‘sexi-flexi’ approach), and regularly discusses innovative approaches to balance business and family life.

Sophie is the author of Superfast: Lead at Speed published by John Murray Press, the #1 bestseller in Change Management books on Amazon which was shortlisted for Business Book of the Year.

Recorded on: 13th March 2020

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Jennifer Vessels – How to be a Future Ready Innovator

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My guest this week is a Future-Ready Innovator. She has led transformation for Adobe, Autodesk, LiveNation as well as founding two Silicon Valley companies. Today she is building the Executive Growth Alliance, a global community of open curious and brave leaders collaborating to drive change in environment, transportation, health and consumer services.

She is here to share her journey to future-readiness and what it takes for leaders to succeed in today’s fast paced world of change.  Please give a warm speaking business welcome to Jennifer Vessels.

 

Bio

As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur; leader of transformation for Adobe, Cisco, LiveNation; and Chief Innovator for Next Step, Jennifer Vessels is an acknowledged expert in understanding what really works to drive change, leverage digitalisation, avoid disruption and gain tangible returns on innovation.  Her real – world examples and practical leadership, business growth and transformation techniques are proven to deliver increased productivity, speed up change, increase customer engagement and revenue growth.

Future-readiness, i.e. adaptability, openness to global perspectives, willingness to explore and collaboration are natural to Jennifer.  Through her career in Technology Sales and Leadership with UB Networks and Tandberg, Jennifer built and led global teams consistently exceeding targets – across 3 continents in 6 years.

After launching Tandberg USA, Jennifer founded Next Step in Silicon Valley to maximise results for companies committed to growth. Her vision and practical approach were instrumental in Next Step’s leadership of global expansion of Google, Netflix, Palo Alto Networks and business transformation for Adobe, AutoDesk, Avinor, Goodwill, LiveNation.

As a natural connector, Jennifer knows the importance of human collaboration to address challenges, explore new ideas and drive success.  In 2017, she established the Executive Growth Alliance (EGA), a worldwide community of Open, Curious Brave leaders who collaborate locally and globally to become future-ready.  Using proven power of peers methodology, EGA members collaborate to co-create new solutions and share learning as they address common innovation challenges.    The result is growth for the members and their organisations, while impacting global challenges in agriculture, environment, health, industry and mobility.

Jennifer is well-recognised as a high-impact speaker, conference moderator and workshop facilitator for Leadership Conferences, Corporate Events, Sales Meetings, Industry Association Meetings, Gartner Group Conferences, Vistage Events +.  Her contributions to leadership and futurist blogs, publications, podcasts and LinkedIn demonstrate her commitment to global future-readiness, new leadership approaches, business transformation and team diversity.

If you want real results, learning and action, Jennifer is guaranteed to deliver.

Recorded on: 26th February 2020

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Tom Kenyon-Slaney – The Global Speaker Industry in a Pandemic

Tom Kenyon-Slaney - The Global Speaker Industry in a Pandemic

A rare opportunity to hear from the man behind the speaker bureau that the International New York Times called the only global Speaker Bureau.

Tom Kenyon-Slaney co-founded London Speaker Bureau 25 years ago and has grown it from one office in London to 25 offices around the world.  Now with a turnover of almost US$40 million it is by far the largest speaker bureau outside of North America and by far the most globally networked.

Today he joins me to talk about what he is hearing from his offices around the world as we work though the pandemic and what he thinks about the future for speakers and speaker bureaus and how they can support businesses and leaders.

Bio

Tom Kenyon-Slaney founded London Speaker Bureau in 1994, an international agency providing keynote speakers and boardroom advisors for corporations and governments around the world.

He was chairman of Save the Rhino from 2009 to 2013.

Tom is closely involved with several education and disaster relief organisations. He is the great grandson of William Kenyon-Slaney who scored the first international goal in association football on 8 March 1873 for England against Scotland.

In 1992, he walked solo across Spain, from La Coruna to Gibraltar, for Macmillan Cancer Support. In 1994, he walked from Mombasa, in Kenya to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, partly dressed as a rhinoceros for Save the Rhino.

Recorded on: 14th July 2020

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Harriet Waley-Cohen says You Are Good Enough

Harriet Waley-Cohen

My speaker this week has been helping people for the last 16 years to believe in themselves and their potential. She has been through multiple transformations herself and knows what it takes to make deep rooted changes that stick, and to get through tough times and emerge stronger and wiser. She helps people to leave behind self-doubt, disempowering patterns and overwhelm in favour of new ways of thinking, feeling and acting that create confidence, wellbeing and success. Exactly what many of us will be needing right now.

Please welcome my guest this week Harriet Waley-Cohen.

Please note that some swear words are used in this recording.

Bio

Harriet Waley-Cohen has empowered thousands of people over the last 15 years to believe in themselves and their potential.

She has been through multiple transformations herself and knows what it takes to make deep rooted changes that stick, and to get through tough times and come out the other side stronger and wiser than ever. Harriet is 16 years in recovery from addictions, left an unhappy marriage and went on to thrive, shifted from a 10-year banking career into motherhood and entrepreneurship, lives with a permanent pain condition after being driven into on the motorway in 2016, and is a recent breast cancer survivor.

Harriet Waley-Cohen’s mission is to make sure people know their true value. She empowers her clients and audiences to leave behind self-doubt, disempowering patterns and overwhelm in favour of new ways of thinking, feeling and acting that create confidence, wellbeing and success. She is described by Vanessa Vallely OBE, MD of WeAreThe City as ‘a real superwoman who empowers others wherever she goes.’

Harriet’s style is authentic, engaging and interactive, leaving her audiences with practical tools and processes they can use right away for maximum impact and transformation.  Her topics sit especially well under the diversity and inclusion framework: mental health & emotional wellbeing, empowering women, and confidence building.

Recorded on: 5th May 2020

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