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Asking the hard questions of leadership. Leaders are pulled in all directions. There is no rule book. Beginning with 'No Grit No Pearl' each episode of Gritty Leaders Club explores a tension or paradox of leadership asking how founders, entrepreneurs and scale-up CEOs decide which way to turn. Published on the 1st and 15th every month, each Gritty Leaders Club episode: o Is for leaders in start-up and scale-up growing companies o Asks directly about the tough decisions of leadership: strategy to tactics; the rough and the smooth o Tells real stories of leadership grit to get 'inside' leadership o Tests leadership ideas and theories in today's business front line o Wraps up by drawing Gritty Leadership Lessons from what's been said Ben and Ian are regularly joined by guests. Founders and leaders of growing companies weigh-in to discuss the Gritty Leadership Question of the episode and tell their personal stories, "I learned about gritty leadership from..."

Asking the hard questions of leadership. Leaders are pulled in all directions. There is no rule book. Beginning with 'No Grit No Pearl' each episode of Gritty Leaders Club explores a tension or paradox of leadership asking how founders, entrepreneurs and scale-up CEOs decide which way to turn. Published on the 1st and 15th every month, each Gritty Leaders Club episode: o Is for leaders in start-up and scale-up growing companies o Asks directly about the tough decisions of leadership: strategy to tactics; the rough and the smooth o Tells real stories of leadership grit to get 'inside' leadership o Tests leadership ideas and theories in today's business front line o Wraps up by drawing Gritty Leadership Lessons from what's been said Ben and Ian are regularly joined by guests. Founders and leaders of growing companies weigh-in to discuss the Gritty Leadership Question of the episode and tell their personal stories, "I learned about gritty leadership from..."

Location:

United Kingdom

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Asking the hard questions of leadership. Leaders are pulled in all directions. There is no rule book. Beginning with 'No Grit No Pearl' each episode of Gritty Leaders Club explores a tension or paradox of leadership asking how founders, entrepreneurs and scale-up CEOs decide which way to turn. Published on the 1st and 15th every month, each Gritty Leaders Club episode: o Is for leaders in start-up and scale-up growing companies o Asks directly about the tough decisions of leadership: strategy to tactics; the rough and the smooth o Tells real stories of leadership grit to get 'inside' leadership o Tests leadership ideas and theories in today's business front line o Wraps up by drawing Gritty Leadership Lessons from what's been said Ben and Ian are regularly joined by guests. Founders and leaders of growing companies weigh-in to discuss the Gritty Leadership Question of the episode and tell their personal stories, "I learned about gritty leadership from..."

Language:

English


Episodes

Hiring & Firing: part 2

12/17/2021
Getting the right people into the team, and the wrong people out of the team.

Duration:00:32:17

Creating A Challenge Culture with Nigel Travis

11/26/2021
Nigel Travis talks about Challenge Culture - hear the approach he took as CEO at Dunkin' Brands, CEO at Papa Johns, COO at Blockbuster, and now as co-owner of Leyton Orient FC.

Duration:00:30:42

Hiring & Firing: Part 1

11/2/2021
Get the right people in. Keep the wrong people out. Part 1: Hiring

Duration:00:37:40

B Corps, Better Business and Happiness with Hannah Cox

10/12/2021
Is better business harder business? Is it better for the business itself as well as people and planet? And what are B Corps anyway? Find our as we talk to Hannah Cox, entrepreneur and founder of sustainability impact agency BetterNotStop.

Duration:00:27:27

Accountability or Bust

9/21/2021
Culture eats strategy for breakfast - especially when it's a no/low accountability culture.

Duration:00:32:51

No Bullsh!t Leadership with Martin G Moore

8/31/2021
"Pick the top few things that create value. Drop all the other sh!t and don't worry about it." Gritty Leaders Club interviews Martin G Moore during the run-up to publication of his new book 'No Bullsh!t Leadership' in which Marty lays out his essential steps to lift your leadership, and your organization, to a higher level.

Duration:00:41:49

The Leadership Challenge (Kouzes & Posner)

8/24/2021
Five behaviours exhibited by the best leaders - how do you measure up?

Duration:00:47:47

Why Change Fails

8/3/2021
Why most companies and teams fail at change (and how to succeed).

Duration:00:45:24

The 1to1 (Meetings miniseries #2)

7/20/2021
How good are your 1to1s? Part 2 of our meetings miniseries examines the 1to1.

Duration:01:01:37

The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team - Lencioni's Classic

7/6/2021
Patrick Lencioni's 'The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team' has become a classic followed by teams worldwide. Ben and Ian explore the model and when and how to apply it.

Duration:01:00:57

Leadership: Nurture or Nature?

6/22/2021
Are leaders born or made? How can leaders make themselves better?

Duration:00:51:12

Meetings: The Good, Bad & Ugly

6/8/2021
Our angry rants about meetings followed by what good looks like.

Duration:00:44:29

Nightmare Team / Dream Team

5/25/2021
What really counts when building a dream team?

Duration:00:41:37

Measure It. Measure What? (Strategy IV)

5/11/2021
Death by numbers vs knowing we're in the right place, healthy and ready to be successful.

Duration:00:39:58

Fear In Leadership

4/22/2021
With guest Colin Hunter: How can a leader help her team confront fear?

Duration:00:52:16

Buy Customers, or Bye Bye Customers?

4/6/2021
Where to draw the line between exploiting or growing customers.

Duration:00:56:41

Strategy III Execution

3/23/2021
Strategy is Invisible. All you can see is Execution.

Duration:01:01:01

Leading With Purpose with Jim Kirkwood of TTC

3/9/2021
Jim Kirkwood, CEO of TTC of discusses scaling the business, his approach to leadership, navigating challenges and the gritty leader he most admires.

Duration:00:38:19

168 Hours. What effective leaders do.

2/23/2021
Ben and Ian explore how effective leaders choose what to do to maximise the impact of each week. Each 168 hours.

Duration:00:46:10

What Is Strategy? Part 2

2/9/2021
How do the elements come together to produce a strategy? Also, Ben talks about Reni Eddo-Lodge's book, 'Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race', and Ian discusses 'Intent'.

Duration:00:47:40