Ep4 – The Thoughtful Leader Edition with Mindy Gibbins-Klein

James chats with Mindy Gibbins-Klein, an International Speaker and Executive Coach specialising in turning experts into thought leaders and published authors.


Mindy has authored and co-authored 9 books, including 24 Carat BOLD about which Seth Godin said, “This is the first thoughtful book I’ve seen on what it means to become a thought leader. Practical and inspiring at the same time.” Her latest book The Thoughtful Leader challenges leaders to be more thoughtful in all senses of the word.


She is Founder & CEO of The Book Midwife®, an elite book coaching company, and Panoma Press, a cooperative publisher of business and personal development books.


Her TEDx talk “Sometimes You Need to Change Yourself to Be Yourself” has nearly half a million views, and it showcases Mindy’s passion for helping people from all under-represented groups to become leaders, and for all people to approach life more thoughtfully.


As a regular media contributor, Mindy has been featured over 100 times in national and specialist press, radio and television over the past 10 years. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post as well as executive media in several countries.


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Ep3 – The Influential Sales Edition with Simon Hazeldine

James chats with Simon Hazeldine – International Speaker, Bestselling Business Author once described as “A Hard Hitting Speaker Who Will Give Your People A Wake Up Call That They Will Never Forget!”


Prior to pursuing a career in sales, Simon worked as a bouncer and provided event security and bodyguard services to celebrities in the television and music industry.


Simon now works internationally as a professional speaker and consultant in the areas of sales, negotiation, business performance and applied neuroscience.


They talk about neuroscience and what we can learn from it and apply to customer service and sales, people’s buying processes, the speed of service and the Amazon effect, manipulation vs influence, convenience, as well as the legendary SAS selection test – The Fan Dance.

Ep2 – The Business Success Edition with Bob Bradley

James chats with Bob Bradley, a specialist in businesses that succeed and grow by delivering consistent quality, service and experience in premium segments, having run five such businesses as Managing Director or Chief Executive.


Bob now runs MD2MD, an organisation that runs private meetings where leaders develop their strategic thinking through peer discussion.


They discuss adolescent businesses, peer-to-peer groups, business scaling and challenges, smart leadership, delivering great customer service at scale, printing things that nobody reads, as well as what the quality of toiletries means to your customers.

Contact Bob:

Phone: +44 1865 600 800
LinkedInBob Bradley
Twitter: MD2MDTips
Facebook: MD2MD

Ep1 – The Marketing Disruption Edition with Barnaby Wynter

James chats with Barnaby Wynter – Marketing Disrupter, Keynote Speaker, Paleontologist, Founder of the Brand Bucket Company, Author, Serial Entrepeneur, Marketing and Rebranding Expert.


In 1999 Barnaby became the youngest Managing Director of a top 200 ad agency, having worked in four leading London ad agencies in client service. Since then he takes nothing for granted. Having launched over 450 brands, he says things change every day. “Almost every rule I learnt has been reconfigured.”


They discuss building schools in Africa, driving old cars across Europe, what makes a great business, value propositions, online vs the high street, service and relationships… as well as what Marks & Spencer will look like in the future.

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