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British business excellence, twenty minutes at a time. A podcast to encourage, educate and inspire businesses in the UK using twenty minute interviews giving personal stories from a professional perspective.

British business excellence, twenty minutes at a time. A podcast to encourage, educate and inspire businesses in the UK using twenty minute interviews giving personal stories from a professional perspective.
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British business excellence, twenty minutes at a time. A podcast to encourage, educate and inspire businesses in the UK using twenty minute interviews giving personal stories from a professional perspective.




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#42 The two rules of leadership – Peter Anderton

If leadership is so important, how come we seem to be so bad at doing it? This week, Carl talks to Peter Anderton, leadership and organisational specialist. With clients such as Jaguar Landrover, Trelleborg Industrial Tyres, Huntsman Corporation, the NHS, Nottingham City Council and more, Peter...

Duration: 00:30:53

#41 Being a productivity ninja – Graham Allcott

Can boosting your productivity free you up to build a better life beyond work? Or would this result in you simply filling the time you’ve saved with… MORE productive work? This week, Carl talks to Graham Allcott, author of “How to be a Productivity Ninja”...

Duration: 00:23:11

#40 Little Wins: The huge power of thinking like a toddler in growing your business

Could thinking like a toddler really help you grow your business? Most entrepreneurs spend their time looking for BIG wins. But this week’s guest, Paul Lindley compellingly argues that it’s the ‘little wins’, that hold a number of important keys to growth. Paul himself is...

Duration: 00:25:37

#39 Business for Bohemians: How to run a small business without going mad

Does working longer hours always lead to greater success? Or should you prioritise your wellbeing and mental health, when looking to grow your business? Traditional business narratives tell us to grab ANY opportunity to gain more revenue – and that the more hours you work,...

Duration: 00:25:20

#38 Can coaching help you achieve goals that feel beyond your reach? Kim Morgan, Barefoot Coaching -Personal Development

These days, there’s a lot of talk about personal and professional coaching in the UK – with over 80% of larger companies now using coaching in the workplace. But can coaching – with its robust and energetic mixture of support and challenge, really help people...

Duration: 00:26:09

#37 How to turn your competitors into your soul mates – Cara Alwill Leyba – Special

How do you feel about other people in the same line of business, or area of work as yourself? Do you find yourself feeling resentful towards perceived ‘competitors’? Competition is a fact of life, both in the workplace and in business. But comparison can have...

Duration: 00:22:40

#36 The Hidden Value in your Business – IP Explained – Emma Richards, IPO -Legal

Have you been thinking about trying to protect the IP in your business – but need to know what to do next? Maybe you need to work out what IP you already have in your business – and decide what to prioritise? Many people in...

Duration: 00:19:16

#35 How to top businesses paying you late – Claire Twells – Legal

Being in debt doesn’t carry the stigma it once used to. In fact, these days, it’s often just seen as the norm. As levels of personal debt in the UK continue to climb, some people take a very relaxed attitude towards debt into their business...

Duration: 00:23:04

#34 Making it better – Robin Johnston – Legal

When it starts to look like your business is in trouble, how can a lawyer help make it better? Robin Johnston helps businesses and their stakeholders, to identify and overcome ‘existential threats’ – and achieve the best possible outcome, in difficult situations. Despite the stigma...

Duration: 00:24:11

#33 Michelle Craven-Faulkner – HR

Are you desperate to get the legal advice you need to protect your company – but worried that by picking up the phone to a law firm, you’re going to find yourself charged on a quarter hourly rate? You’re not alone. Maybe you’ve been trading...

Duration: 00:26:20

#32 Angela Rhodes – HR

How can you grow a business you love, in a way that brings on board loyal partners who share your values – to work with clients using the tried-and-tested methods you’ve developed over 20 years? In this week’s show, Carl talks to Angela Rhodes, Founder...

Duration: 01:01:45

#31 Alan Price – HR

Alan Price is one of the most notable thought leaders in employment law and HR, in Britain. Alan is currently CEO of Croner Group, award-winning consultants in Employment Law, HR, Health & Safety and Reward. His background in Industrial Relations within the Trade Union movement,...

Duration: 01:12:36

#30 Jonathan Richards – HR

Are you tasked with managing HR – and keen to spend less time managing paper, so you can spend more time leading and managing people? Jonathan Richards can help. Jonathan is Founder and CEO of BreatheHR – a company that helps SMEs simplify and automate...

Duration: 01:12:04

#29 Hayley Lewis – HR

Are you a Manager who feels like you are constantly being asked to do more – with less? Against a backdrop of political and economic cuts and restructuring, many Managers are being tasked with running high performing teams and services, under more pressure, with fewer...

Duration: 00:59:40

#28 Election Special – Rachel Collinson (Greens)

With the General Election fast approaching, we contacted the Conservatives, Labour, The LibDems, UKIP and The Green Party – and their respective Business spokespeople for Business, to invite them all to guest on the show, as part of a special edition of the Twentisphere podcast....

Duration: 01:39:54

#27 Special – Kevin Appleby

Have you successfully navigated the ‘Start-Up’ and ‘Early-Stage’ of your business – only to find yourself getting stuck (and feeling a sense of overwhelm) when it comes to taking your business to the next level? Whereas the skills you have, may have served you well,...

Duration: 01:18:43

#26 Finance – Rich Myers

Have you thought about starting a company but worried about the cost. Maybe you already have, and wonder how you can take it to the next level. In this episode, Rich Myers talks to Carl about Transmit Startups, a company that helps businesses get of...

Duration: 01:08:46

#25 Finance – Simon Jones

Ever feel like you could do with a personal ‘Chairman’? Someone who could offer you many of the benefits of having a Chairman of the board – but without you having to take a leap to a formal structure of regulatory governance. What if someone...

Duration: 01:16:34

#24 Finance – Serena Humphrey

How well do you really understand your business finances? Many business owners, if they’re honest, would answer ‘probably not well enough’ – yet feel embarrassed to confess they don’t understand the information their accountant is giving them. So what CAN you do, to help you...

Duration: 01:19:38

#23 Venturefest Episode 2

Live from Venturefest East Midlands – Episode 2 Are you looking for support, to help you develop an innovative new (or new-to-you) idea, for your business – or the organisation you work for? On Wednesday 22 April 2017, Derby Arena played host to VentureFest East...

Duration: 01:40:35

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