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#022 Bridges, Cookies, The World and 'If'

Welcome to another edition of the Leader Manager Coach Podcast, today your host Rob Ryles shares with you some inspiring poems and literature to help you on your journey. Bridges, Cookies, The World and If are four pieces of educational wisdom, and gems of literature that have had a huge impact on Rob’s thinking and coaching throughout his career. If you’re a leader, manager or coach educating younger or older people, and forging your own path, on your own hero's journey then these pieces...


#021 Ultimate Efficiency with Pareto and Covey

Welcome to another edition of the Leader Manager Coach Podcast, today your host Rob Ryles discusses how to achieve ultimate efficiency by adopting the Pareto Principle, in life and in business. Discover the simple and effective way you can get more done in less time and supercharge your productivity. Rob challenges you to take a look at your own life and see where Pareto's principle is working. Learn how to spend more time on the 20% of activities that can improve your life and increase...


#020 K.F.C. - Getting to Know Your Players, with Keith Mayer

For lots of people, teamwork is not something that comes easy. What can we do to be a better team player, or even lead a team? In this episode of Leader Manager Coach, you’ll get to hear a coach’s philosophy on how to manage your team to get their best results. Keith Mayer, a very successful football coach in the UK, is going to share with you how he took off in his career and got to where he is, just by the way he managed his players. Whether you’re a football coach yourself, work in...


#019 Climbing your way to Success, with Keith Mayer

Are you worried that you’re not going to be able to get where you want to be in life? Do you feel like you have things holding you back, or that you’re not good enough? In this episode, Rob Ryles, a successful football coach with a background in science and medical, who has coached in the UK, US, and Africa, will be talking with Keith Mayer, a very well-off football coach, about how he climbed his way to the top and pressed on through all kinds of obstacles, including permanent injury,...


#018 4 Key Points To Help You on your Journey To Achieving Success. With Inspiration from Matthew Syed, Jordan Peterson & Dick Bates.

In this edition of the Leader, Manager Coach Podcast Rob discusses 4 key points to success highlighted by prolific author and writer for the Times paper, Matthew Syed. Rob explains how to Re-Define Failure and how to dismiss the word failure from your vocabulary, and begin viewing failure as simply a stepping stone on the journey to success. Learn to bring on the challenges, in order to breed growth and become a stronger and more resilient individual. Rob talks about the need to fail fast,...


#017 EGO

Welcome to another episode of the The Leader Manager Coach Podcast. On this episode of Leader, Manager, Coach Rob tackles the subject of Ego. How to fight your ego and build character and develop strength and humility. Ego is notoriously hard to define, but very easy to spot. Ego can mean an outsized sense of self importance, a malignant self absorption or an inherently entitled person or someone who believes they are better than others. Ego creates a lack of empathy a lack of humility and...


#016 Lessons from Saracens

The world of rugby is not different from the world of football after all. The value of culture, teamwork, and the team members are some of the similarities. Most importantly, great leadership produces great team play in both sports. On today’s episode, Rob shares phenomenal lessons he learned The Edge Podcast. It was an episode where Joey Barton interviewed a Rugby Union member from Saracens. Rob gives examples how these lessons in rugby could be purposeful in football, in other...


#015 Effective Teams And Zones

DESCRIPTION Get your head in the game! ON this episode, Rob shares tactics on how to score effectively. A 5-10% increase development in the team’s performance may seem very little but it shows massive growth in the team’s success. Rob goes back to an article he read in the Inside Football Magazine to share proven strategies to be highly successful in a short period of time. He advises to have more possessions, be good in possessions, and be purposeful in possessions, above all things. At...


#014 Stuart Lancaster’s 30+ Leadership Lessons

DESCRIPTION Leadership can’t be mastered in just 30 minutes or less. But this episode will guide you how to develop your leadership, management and coaching skills incrementally and efficiently. Rob proves through Stuart Lancaster’s 30+ leadership lessons that those three skills should be equally honed to get the most out of a team’s performance. Listen to Rob give these jam-packed leadership lessons point by point. Stuart’s strategies in leadership can also be applied to your business,...


#013 Ferguson's Formula

Rob takes you through a 2012 study conducted by the Harvard Business School of Sir Alex Ferguson and his methodologies and came up with 8 points about Fergie’s extraordinary leadership that leads to Manchester United amazing success.


#012. 4 Cornerstones to Lead, Manage and Coach

Rob Ryles gives his personal perspective on 4 key fundamental points in the areas of leadership, management and coaching, that you can implement in your working life, in your passion, which will have a profound difference.


#011 Art of War 2

Rob continues on Part 2 of The Art of War, explaining the use of creativity and timing in building momentum, how opportunities come from the openings in the environment and how to respond to changes over a given area, the dangers of direct conflict and how to win those confrontations, focusing on the need for flexibility responses and how to respond to shifting circumstances successfully.


#010 Art of War 1

Considered to be as relevant today in matters of leadership and strategy Rob Ryles picks out from The Art of War, a 2000-year-old, classic Chinese text, the fundamental philosophical wisdom on how to win without conflict, whict is very applicable to sport, business, politics and everyday life.


#009 Deep Work

Sometimes we win when we lose and lose when we win. We may achieve the task at hand, but not fulfill the goal that was set before that task. We push ourselves to achieve these higher goals with a clear conscience knowing that it will produce something greater than a win, contract, or trophy. In addition to that, Rob Ryles talks about Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport, which demonstrates how you can develop the skills necessary to focus at an optimum...


#008 Dysfunctions

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni outlines the root causes of organizational politics and team failures where you work are both identifiable and curable, and the keys to overcoming them. And teams willing to address the five dysfunctions can experience high performing, cohesive teams.


#007 4 Agreements

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz extrapolates on 4 principles have an absolute fundamental bearing on leadership, and as you practice living these four practices, integrating into your being and every area of your life, it will become easy habits to keep and your life will dramatically change.


#001 Mastery

In this initial episode, Rob Ryles recommends George Leonard’s book on Mastery, which changed the way he sees life. Rob picks out some vital aspects of this book, sharing on the 3 key personality types, which can take us away from achieving what it is we want to achieve and the 5-step processes that are involved that will help us achieve a certain execution of a skill for long-term success and fulfilment.


#002 The All Blacks

Rob reveals the vital elements found in the All Blacks that made them unbelievably successful, which the book, Legacy, written by James Kerr pointed out the instrumental character building and established “rituals” that create a culture for sustainable success


#003 William Shankly

Rob relives the man who was selfless, who strove and worried so that others could share the glory, and who built up a family of people who could hold their heads up high and say 'We are Liverpool’, the great Legend and Legacy at Liverpool Football Club, Bill Shankly, or William Shankly, who so inspired and impacted his life and others' lives. The great exemplary leadership and management skills of Bill Shankly, Rob shares in great detail.


#004 The Four Kings

Rob examines the lives and careers of the four greatest football managers ever to grace the British game of football who suffered great adversities, but went on to become kings in their own field and achieved great successes with many similar strands, which can set the example for you to go about your business, with an endeavour in a work ethic and the self-belief and the focus that will ultimately, help you achieve success.