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Solo Episode | A Leadership Smorgasbord

Solo Episode | A Leadership Smorgasbord

This week’s episode is a little different from usual in that it’s a recording of Ben appearing on the Evolve To Succeed Podcast hosted by Warren Munson.   It’s a really rich leadership discussion that touches on lots of different topics, so it really is a leadership smorgasbord! Ben talks about his experience in Iraq […]

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One in four managers has never had management training.

One in four managers has never had management training.

A survey conducted by Digits in 2021 found that 26% of managers have never received any management training. The same study also found that one in seven (14%) managers are trying to manage large teams of ten or more people without any management training at all. It also highlighted the fact that those with just […]

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Jonathan Reynolds | A More Mindful Approach to Leadership

Jonathan Reynolds | A More Mindful Approach to Leadership

Jonathan Reynolds is the founder and CEO of Mindful Life, Mindful Work. It’s a US-based leadership development company providing services that address the intersection of self-awareness and team performance. Since 1997, Jonathan has trained extensively in the discipline of mindfulness, and his work with leaders and teams emphasizes simple and practical ways to improve performance, […]

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Rachel Cook | From Office Manager to Managing Director

Rachel Cook | From Office Manager to Managing Director

Rachel is a multi-skilled executive with a fascinating journey that led her to the managing Director role at Thompson. She left university with a singing degree, started at Thompson as the office manager, worked up across various roles before completing a management buy-out with her colleagues – and then took on the MD role.    Her […]

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Sarah Walker-Smith | Leading Now and Preparing for the Future

Sarah Walker-Smith | Leading Now and Preparing for the Future

Sarah Walker-Smith is the CEO of Ampa, the Chief Exec of Shakespeare Martineau, a Governor at Nottingham Trent University and holds a number of other key roles. She is also my first ever returning guest having first appeared on the show in December 2020 for episode 16. I said back then that I’d love to […]

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