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The Leadership Podcast by Niels Brabandt / NB Networks

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Niels Brabandt, the owner and founder of NB Networks, is your host. Sustainable Leadership. We are helping managers to become better leaders. This show dedicates time to help, to improve and to assist you in achieving your goals. You may already be a leader and aim to become better, or you want to be in a leadership position in the future and avoid mistakes on the way of getting there. Your host, Niels Brabandt, is in business since 1998. He worked for a large corporation as well as a global franchise company before he became full-time self-employed. This podcast is your free access to his knowledge, his experience and his network of experts. What can you expect? You will get scientifically proven expertise. Your host will make unambiguously clear when he is talking about opinion rather than facts. He will address your challenges as a leader or someone who wants to be one and how to overcome them. The challenges you face as a leader in today's business world come from many different aspects of an organisation. Finding the right way to communicate and managing conflicts are just the beginning. Excellent presentations skills are a must today besides dealing with change inside and outside the teams which you have to lead — keeping motivation high means that you must be able to have skills of influence without being manipulative. Negotiate and set goals, be creative and innovative, make the right decisions and position yourself in a business work which heavily relies on networking. You must deliver all this at the best quality with efficient and effective processes during projects which must be on time, on track, on target but under budget. Moreover, of course, you must recruit, develop and retain the best talents of your industry. Your employer's brand and business storytelling become a significant part of your work today. At the same time, hard skills as forecasting, planning, conceptualisation are part of you as a leader mastering Strategy. Of course, selling the products has to work as well in challenging and competitive environments. Niels Brabandt, owner and founder of NB Networks, your host, will help to become a (better) leader.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Niels Brabandt, the owner and founder of NB Networks, is your host. Sustainable Leadership. We are helping managers to become better leaders. This show dedicates time to help, to improve and to assist you in achieving your goals. You may already be a leader and aim to become better, or you want to be in a leadership position in the future and avoid mistakes on the way of getting there. Your host, Niels Brabandt, is in business since 1998. He worked for a large corporation as well as a global franchise company before he became full-time self-employed. This podcast is your free access to his knowledge, his experience and his network of experts. What can you expect? You will get scientifically proven expertise. Your host will make unambiguously clear when he is talking about opinion rather than facts. He will address your challenges as a leader or someone who wants to be one and how to overcome them. The challenges you face as a leader in today's business world come from many different aspects of an organisation. Finding the right way to communicate and managing conflicts are just the beginning. Excellent presentations skills are a must today besides dealing with change inside and outside the teams which you have to lead — keeping motivation high means that you must be able to have skills of influence without being manipulative. Negotiate and set goals, be creative and innovative, make the right decisions and position yourself in a business work which heavily relies on networking. You must deliver all this at the best quality with efficient and effective processes during projects which must be on time, on track, on target but under budget. Moreover, of course, you must recruit, develop and retain the best talents of your industry. Your employer's brand and business storytelling become a significant part of your work today. At the same time, hard skills as forecasting, planning, conceptualisation are part of you as a leader mastering Strategy. Of course, selling the products has to work as well in challenging and competitive environments. Niels Brabandt, owner and founder of NB Networks, your host, will help to become a (better) leader.

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 20 32871900


Episodes
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#347 Why do we need Compliance?

4/23/2024
The relationship with the compliance department often is a complicated one. Avoidance, a lack of proactive communication, conflicts - these aspects are part of the result when interests clash. How can compliance be of benefit to the organisation and how can we work together more productively? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Contact: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: Live Q&As and more

Duration:00:15:08

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#346 Career-related employee turnover

4/16/2024
The worst moments happen when a talent leaves your organisation. Often, this could have been prevented, but no actions were taken. How can you and your organisation prevent career-related employee turnover from happening? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Contact: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: Live Q&A and more

Duration:00:21:02

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#345 CEO and WEF studies on the state of knowledge - What is Upskilling?

4/9/2024
Which impact will upskilling have on organisational development? The actual WEF and CEO demonstrate the importance of the approach. Niels Brabandt discusses the studies' results in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Kontakt: Niels Brabandt auf LinkedIn Leadership Letter: Live Q&A WEF-Studie: https://www.weforum.org/publications/putting-skills-first-a-framework-for-action/ CEO-Studie: https://www.pwc.com/us/en/library/ceo-survey.html

Duration:00:19:07

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#344 When people quit

4/2/2024
Better options on the job market, a shortage of talent and workforce, leader's behaviour - there are many reasons why people leave their jobs to work elsewhere. How do you deal with this situation proactively and professionally? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Contact: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: Live Q&A with Niels Brabandt

Duration:00:20:15

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#343 How to implement software in your organisation

3/26/2024
Updates, innovative or new software have become a more frequent issue recently. Projects often fail not due to technical inabilities but because they cannot meet people's expectations and handle the soft-skill side of IT. How can your organisation choose a more successful approach? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Contact: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: click here

Duration:00:13:42

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#342 Recruiting - The Role of Money

3/19/2024
Negotiations about payment, salary, money became a crucial part of the recruiting process. Do people expect more spare time? More payment? Maybe even both? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: click here

Duration:00:17:33

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#341 How to create the best job ad

3/12/2024
Most people still find their next job due to a job ad. Still, countless job ads show horrendous errors in creation, approach, copywriting and more. How do you create a modern and successful job ad? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:17:42

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#340 Content and Leadership

3/5/2024
Self-confident decisions are often appreciated. The aftermaths are often less positive as the decisions hardly were well thought-through. How can leaders act in a timely manner and at the same time deliver on the promise of making excellent decisions? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: Live Q&A and more

Duration:00:19:37

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#339 Awareness or alarmism

2/27/2024
Proactive and goal-oriented communication is a challenge for people in any organisation. Some practice a thought-through approach or awareness, while others only show alarmism. How can you spot the best communicators in your team and develop others to improve? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: click here

Duration:00:10:05

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#338 To work or not to work - The Bedside Decision

2/20/2024
The amount of people on sick leave is on the rise. At the same time, discussions and conflicts arise about the modern way in which people are allowed to call in sick. Which developments are problematic, and which ones are useful? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Contact: Niels Brabandt on LinkedIn Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:14:49

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#337 Embracing Digital Transformation: Navigating Benefits, Challenges, and Professional Training in Today’s Business Landscape

2/13/2024
Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/ --- This episode delves into the ever-growing reliance on digitization across different business sectors. Our discussion centers around the benefits and challenges associated with this shift, emphasizing the crucial need for professional training programs to effectively implement new technologies. We explore the evolving landscape of remote work and the necessity of adapting to changing trends. The text presents contrasting viewpoints on modernization, advocating for an open-minded and adaptable approach to technological advancements. Moreover, we highlight the significance of embracing remote work and the imperative need for organizations to stay agile in the face of digital transformation. The text also introduces live sessions on expert.nbhyphenetworks.com, where experts convene to discuss various topics, offering valuable insights and guidance for positive organizational change. Tune in as we examine the implications of digital integration in businesses, discussing the importance of professional training, the challenges of remote work, and the significance of adapting to changing trends. Join us as we navigate the dynamic landscape of modernization and explore the strategies for embracing digital transformation.

Duration:00:15:17

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#336 Core Competence: Reliability

2/6/2024
Employees and organisations frequently accuse each other of lacking reliability. Have we really lost this core competency, or is the discussion more complex than assumed? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/

Duration:00:17:41

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#335 Mentality and World of Work

1/30/2024
Even during the World Economic Forum in Davos, leaders talked about "mentality-based location aspects". The attitude and mentality to work becomes increasingly important. Which aspects do we have to consider to create a positive environment in which we find the best people who work for us? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/

Duration:00:19:55

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#334 When CEOs make questionable statements

1/23/2024
L'Oréal's CEO accused people who work from home of lacking attachment, passion and creativity. A debate sparked immediately. The statement is questionable - how do you deal with these statements when a senior executive in your organisation makes them? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's podcast. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:15:21

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#333 The 4-Day Working Week

1/16/2024
The 4-Day Working Week is part of an ongoing discussion about the Future of Work. Which approach work? Which ones are not practical? What does science say on the matter? Niels Brabandt discusses the topic in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:16:43

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#332 Your Recruiting Kick-Off 2024

1/9/2024
The lack of talent and workforce dominates the discusses in organisation. How can you solve the situation with modern, effective and efficient solutions? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:20:59

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#331 The Year 2024

1/2/2024
The year 2024 is set to be a success. This or similar wishes are common amongst most people who tend to set goals for a new year. However, looking back at years before, most of them end with not having achieved even the majority of goals set. How can you and your organisation do better? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:20:44

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#330 Can you relax?

12/26/2023
The new year is approaching quickly. Still, countless people decided to work even more during these times. Once again, other needs do not receive the priority which they probably should have. Is it part of the normal working culture, or is there a better, more sustainable approach? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's episode. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:12:07

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#329 When leaders become addicted

12/19/2023
Addictions are still a complex topic with which organisation struggle to deal. How should you deal with the situation? Which offers should we make? How do we implement a structure which helps in these situations? Niels Brabandt discusses the issue in this week's topics. Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: https://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:12:49

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#328 Recruiting: let's talk about weaknesses

12/12/2023
During job interviews, we like to gain insights about the person to whom we talk. Weaknesses are part of any person, however, hardly will people speak about them. How can your organisation deliver better interviews and address the difficult topic of weaknesses? Host: Niels Brabandt / NB@NB-Networks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nielsbrabandt/ Leadership Letter: http://expert.nb-networks.com/

Duration:00:18:53