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Dan Cobley – Success through failure – the Pretotyping Framework

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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…

Terence Mauri – Only dead fish go with the flow

Podcast with Penny Mallory

  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…

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…

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…

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

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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…

Harriet Waley-Cohen says You Are Good Enough

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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,…

Elliot Kay – Speak to Grow Your Business

Podcast with Penny Mallory

My guest this week is the Co-Founder of the public speaking training company – Speaker Express.  He knows what it takes to build great stage presence and how to use speaking as a transformative business growth tool.  He has used speaking to help build 3 successful businesses himself.  He is passionate about stretching speakers to…

Lynda Shaw – How Neuroscience can help you deal with uncertainty

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My guest this week is a cognitive neuroscientist, specialising in the unconscious processing of emotion and behavioural change.  She is also an experienced entrepreneur having owned 3 businesses. She works with senior leaders and their teams helping them to better understand the science of change and development and harness this power through heightened awareness of how their brain…

Podcast with Sylvia Baldock – The Importance of Being Significant and having a Legacy

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My guest this week works with Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to help them to recognise the unique value they bring to the workplace and to lead with confidence and purpose. Tapping into her experience as a Theatre Sister in Open Heart Surgery where team engagement and collaboration were paramount to life changing outcomes, she is quick to spot dysfunctions in leaders and…

Podcast with Jacqui Taylor – The Future will be an Empathy Economy

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  In an increasingly chaotic and disruptive world of technology our guest today is one of 2019’s 100 Global Leaders and a Top 10 Global Internet of Things innovator.  She doesn’t just predict the future she engineers it. She has positively impacted the lives of over 1/3 of the world’s population. 34 million citizens globally…

Podcast with Kate Ancketill – Reset – How we will shop, live, work and play in the future

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Drawing upon 20 years’ experience consulting on innovation pathways for billion-dollar blue chips, my guest this week provides road-tested insights on the technological and human innovations that will change the shape of business over the next five years. As founder and CEO, she is the chief storyteller at GDR Creative Intelligence, a business futurist and strategy consultancy working with an impressive roster of…

Podcast with Tim Reid – How to use this time of crisis to be creative

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  At this time, it strikes me that we have an opportunity to look at our lives and our businesses in a new way and maybe get creative about what the future can bring.  So, I thought it would be good to talk about creativity and get some techniques and advice from my guest this…