Podcast

S2E5 – The Great Value Through Giving Edition with Bob Burg

James chats with Bob Burg a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences sharing the platform with everyone from today’s business leaders and broadcast personalities to even a former U.S. President.

 

Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. His book, The Go-Giver, coauthored with John David Mann, itself has sold over 850,000 copies and it has been translated into 28 languages.

 

S2E4 The Iconic Business Edition with Scott McKain

James chats with Scott McKain, a globally recognized authority on how organizations and professionals create distinction to attract and retain customers — and stand out in a hyper-competitive marketplace.

 

Scott’s recent book, ICONIC: How Organizations and Leaders Attain, Sustain, and Regain the Ultimate Level of Distinction,” was recently named on Forbes.com as a TOP TEN BEST BUSINESS BOOK for 2018. The first edition of his book, “Create Distinction: What to Do When ‘Great’ Isn’t Good Enough to Grow Your Business” was named by thirty major newspapers (such as the Miami Herald) as one of the “ten best business books of the year.”

 

S2E3 – The Remote and Co-Located Business Edition with Adam Harris

James chats with Adam Harris, who’s entrepreneurial streak showed itself early when at age 12, he ran a neighbourhood car-washing empire, nearly got kicked out of University for E-mailing all 28,000 students and staff (pre-GDPR), has been a Professional Lookalike, owns a business that has 1500 blow up dolls….. now Adam helps business leaders by going DEEP through his laser-sharp challenge and questioning.

 

A trusted advisor, coach, mentor, and the youngest Vistage chair in history, Adam brings the requisite gravitas and authority to his Vistage group combining it with boundless energy, enthusiasm, and an eagerness to facilitate results.

 

S2E2 – The How To Be A Star On YouTube Edition with Pete Bennett

James chats with Pete Bennett, who is an Internet entrepreneur and has been for over 20 years. He was part of a team that put together the strategy to grow a YouTube channel (Little Baby Bum) from zero to the biggest channel on YouTube at the time, which took about seven years.

 

That was in sold for, well, an undisclosed amount of money, but an amount that you probably couldn’t spend in a lifetime.

 

S2E1 The Business Growth Edition with Carl Reader

James chats with Carl Reader who is the author of the Startup Coach and the Franchising Handbook, both published by Hodder, regular business contributor in the press radio and also on TV and he’s the chairman of the business advisory firm D&T.

 

He hosts his own podcast, and has recently taken over the running of a national league south football team.

 

Ep20 – The Embracing Change Edition with Pam Warren

James chats with Pam Warren who ran her own successful company in the financial sector as a financial advisor until In 1999 everything changed when Pam was critically injured in the Paddington Rail Crash.

 

Pam’s injuries were so severe that she was not expected to pull through. Not only did she survive her injuries, she became the public face of the disaster – ‘the lady in the mask’, championing the cause of rail safety. Her efforts have brought about landmark changes in the rail network regulations.

 

Ep19 – The from Dragon’s Den to Human Conversation Edition with Jules White

James chats with Jules White about business, sales and her inspirational journey from Dragons’ Den winner to International Sales Coach working globally with entrepreneurs, SME’s and corporates.

 

As an International Sales Coach, her Live it Love it Sell it methodology is all about the human conversation and connection – not the typical pushy sleazy sales image that has not quite left us all and still haunts some of us! Her story is inspiring and she leaves the audience feeling empowered and ready to make a difference in whatever they are doing.

 

Ep18 – The Showbiz Meets Personalisation Edition with Alastair Greener

James chats with Alastair Greener, a communications consultant and speaker with over 25 years’ experience presenting on television, video, radio and stage.

 

For over seven years he has been helping individuals and organisations communicate more effectively. With his training company Present Yourself he leads insightful, interactive and engaging workshops on Presentation and Media Skills. In a series of keynote talks, he focuses on the value of building more personal business relationships.

 

Ep17 – The Sunk Cost Error and Radical Simplicity Edition with Scott McArthur

James chats with Scott McArthur, who has worked with over 200 organisations around the World, delivering transformation programmes and keynote speeches. Scott’s ‘maker’s mark’ are his stories, which go much much deeper into the human condition than traditional organisational experiences.

 

A former business consultant and Board director, Scott doesn’t stop at the corporate stuff. He is also a published scientist, poet and writer and has won awards for consulting, training and speaking, as well as his contribution to Scottish rock music.

 

Ep16 – The Stolen Identity and Communications Edition with Steve Bustin

James chats with Steve Bustin, a business communications specialist, helping business leaders to get their voices heard.

 

Through his business, Get Your Voice Heard, he works with individuals and senior teams who need to get their voices heard from the stage, in the media and within their organisation. He does this as a keynote speaker, coach and workshop leader.