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Jon Hammond – Better Connection Through Visual Technology

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell 5

My guest this week specialises in helping clients to harness the power of the virtual platform to grow their credibility, visibility and reputation. Using his years of experience in broadcasting his mission is to encourage leaders to improve their credibility by throwing away many of their traditional communication methods and embrace this opportunity with visual…

Jane Gunn – How to Transform Conflict into Collaboration

Podcast with Penny Mallory

My guest this week is an expert in the field of conflict resolution, a trained mediator and facilitator.  She is the Chair of the Board of Management of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a former director and board member of the Civil Mediation Council of England and Wales. She helps organisations in times…

John Livesay – Better Selling Through Storytelling

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell

My guest this week is also known as The Pitch Whisperer, and shares the lessons learned from his award-winning sales career at Conde Nast. Through his “Better Selling Through Storytelling,” sessions he shows companies’ sales teams how to become irresistible so they are magnetic to their ideal clients.  He has a best-selling book by the…

Penny Pullan – Effective Virtual Leadership

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My guest this week has been called a world authority on remote teams.  She is an expert in Virtual and Hybrid Leadership and is the author of the best-selling book ‘Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams’. Her experience of virtual and hybrid teams began when 9/11…

Eileen McDargh – Radical Resilience

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell

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…

Leonard Brody – The Great Rewrite

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell 2

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…

Jez Rose – Nature, Nuture and Toaster Moments

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell

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…

Gavin Ingham – Be More, Do More, Have More

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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…

Richard Watson – The Future and how to get there

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell 1

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…

Susan Armstrong – The Emotional Pandemic Infecting Organisations

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell

My 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…

Dan Cobley – Success through failure – the Pretotyping Framework

Podcast with Kevin Gaskell 2

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…