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Why Positive Psychology is for Everyone with Dr Vikki BarnesWhy Positive Psychology is for Everyone with Dr Vikki BarnesHow do you get people to bring their authentic selves to work? By building a culture of psychological safety in …
What Do You Need to Do Your Best Work? with David LancefieldWhat Do You Need to Do Your Best Work? with David LancefieldWhat do you need to do your best work? That is the question David Lancefield strives to find the answer …
How to Change Brains, Minds and Culture with David McRaneyHow to Change Brains, Minds and Culture with David McRaneyHow can you change someone’s mind? Don’t miss David McRaney, a science journalist fascinated with brains, minds, and culture, explain …
The 3 levels of psychological safety that are vital to business growthThe 3 levels of psychological safety that are vital to business growthThink back through your career.  Bring to mind the teams you’ve been part of.  How would you rate them on …
bad applesHow bad apples ruin it for the rest of usStruggling with productivity?  Ever stopped to wonder why?  Could you be carrying a few bad apples?  Look around any company …
Why ’empowering your people’ won’t help your company growWhy ’empowering your people’ won’t help your company growEmpowerment.  It’s a real buzz-word.  Companies trumpet it loudly from the rooftops – ‘We empower our people’ emblazoned all over …
annual appraisalWhy annual appraisals are a waste of time (and what to do instead)12 months have rolled past.  It’s appraisal time.  You’re sitting opposite your manager to talk through the objectives you set …
Toxic A-PlayerHow To Deal With ‘Toxic A-Players’ Before They Wreck Your BusinessPicture the scene.  It’s Christmas in an M&S warehouse. A bunch of graduates have just been hired to help with …
How to Build Psychological Safety in Your Workplace with The Fearless Organization Author, Amy C. EdmondsonHow to Build Psychological Safety in Your Workplace with The Fearless Organization Author, Amy C. EdmondsonIf you want to be better at leading a team. If you want to know how to lead a good …
conflictHow your teams need to get good at conflictHere’s an interesting scenario for you.  You’re holding an executive team meeting.  Two of the members start to argue.  They’ve …
Friday PulseWhy Friday Pulse is the best tool for measuring staff engagementLet me ask you something. Are your staff happy?  Do you think it matters if they are?  Do you know …
Accountability7 guaranteed ways to improve accountability in your businessImagine this. Your team’s been working on a significant project for months. But unfortunately, they’ve failed spectacularly to hit the goals …
2020 Summit Special Why People Really Do What They Do with Daryll Scott2020 Summit Special Why People Really Do What They Do with Daryll ScottIn this episode is another Summit Special taken from a live recording of our 2020 Summit. Daryll uses his talk …
How To Get Sh*t Done And Tackle Workplace Bias, Bullying & Injustice with Trier Bryant & Kim ScottHow To Get Sh*t Done And Tackle Workplace Bias, Bullying & Injustice with Trier Bryant & Kim ScottWe met Kim Scott last year when she was on the podcast talking about how to give difficult, impactful feedback …
Why Your Swagger Is Something You Already Have with Leslie EhmWhy Your Swagger Is Something You Already Have with Leslie EhmIf you lack confidence, or you’re faking it ‘til you make it, don’t miss the Queen of Swagger, Leslie Ehm, …
Why Building Trust Will Build Your Organisation with David HorsagerWhy Building Trust Will Build Your Organisation with David HorsagerIf there’s a problem in your organisation, but you can’t put your finger on what it is, have you considered …
dysfunctional behavioursHow fixing dysfunctional behaviours will help your business grow‘It’s not my fault I missed my target.’  ‘There was nothing I could do.’ ‘All the world’s against me.’  Recognise …
Nic Marks at the Monkhouse & Company Summit2020 Summit Special: Happiness is a serious business, with Nic MarksIn this episode  Happiness vs work? Feelings are data Friday Pulse Positive and negative emotions Success = happiness? Happiness vs …
2020 Summit Special Re-Empowering Teams, with Brendan Hall2020 Summit Special Re-Empowering Teams, with Brendan HallIn this edition of our revisits to the sun-soaked Summit last September, we have the brilliant Brendan Hall’s discussion about …
Measuring Employee Happiness In 2020 And Beyond with Nic MarksMeasuring Employee Happiness In 2020 And Beyond with Nic MarksIf you’re wondering how your team’s happiness is, or how you can support employee wellbeing and sustain team morale, then …
Stop Start ContinueStop Start Continue is the best technique for feedbackDo you struggle with giving feedback?  You’re not alone.  Many of the CEOs I coach find this difficult.  There’s a …
What is a daily huddle (and why is it important?)What is a daily huddle (and why is it important?)Do your team members have a daily rhythm of daily team huddles? Or are they so lost in the busy-ness …
Why high performing teams need psychological safetyWhy high performing teams need psychological safetyYou’re chatting to a member of your team. During the conversation, you notice they’ve got spinach in their teeth. What do …
How to build a high-performance teamHow to build a high-performance teamAre some of the teams in your business more successful than others?  Ever wondered why and wished all your teams …
Taking Charge By Letting Go with L. David MarquetTaking Charge By Letting Go with L. David Marquet“The journey of leadership is a journey to irrelevance. It has to be. Otherwise you’re just a do-er, you’re an …
Why you need to be open and honest with your staffWhy you need to be open and honest with your staffTell me. Do you shy away from difficult conversations?  If someone in your team says something stupid, do you roll …
How to ensure clear expectations for all your staffHow to ensure clear expectations for all your staff‘I know what’s expected of me at work’.  It’s no coincidence that this is the first, foundational question of the …
PPA-mainFinding The Joy of Work with Bruce Daisley“We’re not really evolving, the way that we work… it’s no wonder that a lot of us are finding work …
[Rebroadcast] Nic Marks: Measuring the Population’s Happiness[Rebroadcast] Nic Marks: Measuring the Population’s HappinessToday’s guest is Nic Marks, CEO and Founder of Friday, the company Nic set up to track employee happiness, in …
How to deal with toxic employeesHow to deal with toxic employeesIt’s so easy for corrosive attitudes to set in and spread like wildfire in a business.  Often they originate with …
Transform recruitment and manage staff performance with a job scorecardTransform recruitment and manage staff performance with a job scorecardI’m going to let you into a secret.  There’s a method that I’ve introduced to my CEO clients which they’ve …
Developing corporate emotional intelligence with Gareth ChickDeveloping corporate emotional intelligence with Gareth ChickThis week’s guest on The Melting Pot is Gareth Chick, a former CFO, CEO and chairman of both public and …
What is trust in business (and how do you build it?)What is trust in business (and how do you build it?)Do you trust your colleagues? Do they trust you?  Simple questions that are loaded with significance.  In theory, it’s easy …
Nic Marks: Measuring the Population’s HappinessNic Marks: Measuring the Population’s HappinessToday’s guest is Nic Marks, CEO and Founder of Friday, the company Nic set up to track employee happiness, in …
Want to scale up?  Then start praising your staff!Want to scale up? Then start praising your staff!Saying thank you. Noticing a job well done.  Spotting positive behaviour. These make a massive difference to staff engagement.  And …
7 ways to build psychological safety in your business7 ways to build psychological safety in your businessCan I ask you one thing?  Do all your staff feel able to speak their minds without any fear of …
John Housego: The Importance of Employee Ownership for Business SuccessJohn Housego: The Importance of Employee Ownership for Business SuccessToday’s guest on The Melting Pot is John Housego, a proud Cornishman now living in Scotland. John’s background is in …
How to supercharge your executive teamHow to supercharge your executive teamBe honest. Is your exec team as good as it could be?  Are they tight-knit, collaborative and honest? Do they …
5 things that make executive teams powerful5 things that make executive teams powerfulThe executive team is healthy and aligned (Rockefeller Habit #1) You’re an ambitious CEO with your sights set on growth. …
Why the Gallup Q12 is the best tool for growthWhy the Gallup Q12 is the best tool for growthWhy this is the best employee engagement survey for scaling up I love the Gallup Q12 survey. It’s a fantastic …
Experimenting with Energy: A Conversation with Chris Baréz-BrownExperimenting with Energy: A Conversation with Chris Baréz-BrownChris Baréz-Brown is the Founder of Upping Your Elvis, trainer, speaker, and author of such books as “Wake Up” and …
How to build honesty and candour in your businessHow to build honesty and candour in your businessTelling it straight.  Being open and honest. Giving constructive guidance and feedback.  They all sound simple but are, in fact, …
Powering Technology with the Human Element: Meet Barnaby LashbrookePowering Technology with the Human Element: Meet Barnaby LashbrookeToday I am talking to Barnaby Lashbrooke, founder and CEO of Time etc, an award winning virtual assistant service that …
6 reasons why you should measure engagement (in customers and staff)6 reasons why you should measure engagement (in customers and staff)I’ll say it until you’re bored of listening. Happy staff + happy customers = profitability.  Simple! I think that’s all …
Why telecommuting could be choking your businessWhy telecommuting could be choking your businessWorking from home.  It’s got to be a good thing, right?  Everyone knows that it’s hugely valued by employees. It …
The Sabotage Exercise – How to Self Identify Dysfunctional Team BehavioursThe Sabotage Exercise – How to Self Identify Dysfunctional Team BehavioursDysfunctional teams, we’ve all seen them, and most of us will have been part of one at some point in …
Why Negative Feedback Is A GiftWhy Negative Feedback Is A GiftGiving negative feedback. We hate it, don’t we? Most people feel it’s one of the toughest jobs a manager has. …
Boring, Pointless Meetings? They Don’t Need To Be That WayBoring, Pointless Meetings? They Don’t Need To Be That WayHave you ever felt like you’ve wasted your time by being in a meeting? I bet there isn’t anyone who …
The Importance Of Trust In BusinessThe Importance Of Trust In BusinessWhy is trust important? To understand why trust is important in business we need to go back in time. Back …
Why People Matter In BusinessWhy People Matter In BusinessIn business, people matter. Or at least they do until they aren’t the thing that matter the most any more, …

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