July 10, 2020
Back with another edition of - well JB does up his shed, and Ant tries to buy a house, podcast... plus the listener questions and some leadership chatter...
This week we debate the thought that maybe leaders could be more 'fixed minded' in the ways they work since Covid 19. Uncertainty, personal stress and anxiety all playing their part. That and your wonderful listener questions... (as ever!)
July 1, 2020
This week, between JB having his leg nursed at the Doctors, Ant and JB discuss the management speak that drives the majority of employees wild... why do managers do it? How do we use them more intentionally?
That and an abundance of questions!
June 21, 2020
We all know how tricky it is, the taboo of politics - especially as a leader, if you're asked for a view on the situation / the way you vote etc. With passion of politics so rife, and the polarised views of so many JB and Ant interview Iain Dale, a British Broadcaster, Businessman, Author, Co-host of the smutty and genius 'For The Many' Podcast with Jacqui Smith, and Publisher.
June 19, 2020
In the world where we're working remotely, what can we learn from broadcasting that can benefit us leaders? Running a meeting in a room alone, is not hugely different to a radio/TV studio. JB and Ant kick around hints and tips of their radio background that helps you get your comms across like a TV/Radio Presenter pro!
June 2, 2020
Inspired by a listener question; with a culmination of 8 of their own and 2 additional step kids*, what can JB and Ant pass on as Dads that is useful leadership lessons?
*yes JB and Ant have 10 children between them!
April 26, 2020
Is it the new normal? Is remote working and business leaders style of leading, managing and coaching going to need changing forever?
This episode kicks around the new norms we've come to accept about our people and ourselves in business. Will it ever be the same again?
April 26, 2020
Inspired by listener questions, we dedicate this episode dissecting / discussing those micro-managers. During lockdown, they're now forced to empower/trust their people - and we think it's not easy for them... GOOD - they need to get used to it ;)
April 7, 2020
Note from the producer, Ant was a numpty - a few weeks ago he sent the wrong file to us, and it was actually the same as an old episode, so this is the correct one!!
This week they explore how come asking questions of your people is so important.
think about your favourite boss, vs the worst - there's a subtle style difference and it's all hidden in the things that are probably missing from the leadership 101 job description.
That and some listener love for Sam and Anne-Sophie - it's all here for your audible delectation.
April 5, 2020
Not one we'd expected to do - but this episode (after a few weeks off) is all about this Covid 19 (Coronavirus), that's taken over the world. As a leader, how do you adapt? How do you support your team? How do you avoid micro-managing? Probably the least prepared you'll ever hear JB and Ant (is that even possible) anything could go! Our usual listener questions also pop up...
March 8, 2020
A subject that was inevitably going to get some passionate discussion, Ant and JB discuss a topic on many leaders' minds. What is the obsession with hiring people ONLY with a degree? With more people in the world without one than with - is dismissing them from a recruitment process good or bad leadership?
That and your listener questions - we also return to wine during recording. Hold on to your seats!