17 episodes

The Growth Whisperers are Brad Giles and Kevin Lawrence, two advisors to mid-market businesses, one Australian, one Canadian, who each work with CEOs and Leadership Teams across the world with a mission to build enduring, great companies.

Each weekly episode covers interesting situations and questions from the world of strategic planning, leadership development, talent and hiring in high growth entrepreneurial companies where real results matter.

The Growth Whisperers podcast Brad Giles & Kevin Lawrence

    • Management
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

The Growth Whisperers are Brad Giles and Kevin Lawrence, two advisors to mid-market businesses, one Australian, one Canadian, who each work with CEOs and Leadership Teams across the world with a mission to build enduring, great companies.

Each weekly episode covers interesting situations and questions from the world of strategic planning, leadership development, talent and hiring in high growth entrepreneurial companies where real results matter.

    Emirates, Barbados and the Catalytic Mechanism

    Emirates, Barbados and the Catalytic Mechanism

    Emirates and Barbados

    Kevin and Brad talk about how Emirates and the country Barbados are de-risking people from spending money during COVID-19 and how this concept might apply to your business.




    Catalytic Mechanism

    How can you de-risk the transaction so the company feels the burden or the onus to deliver, versus the customer feeling they are taking the risk - and use that to grow sales. Brad and Kevin provide examples of companies who are successfully using this concept.

    • 41 min
    Jim Collins

    Jim Collins

    Jim Collins event and his concepts

    This week The Growth Whispers discuss an event they both attended with Jim Collins, and how they use Jim's key concepts with CEOs and leadership teams.

    Brad and Kevin discuss the Brutal facts, aligning to your flywheel and the Stop doing list.

    • 58 min
    Confidence in 6 months, Toxic A players

    Confidence in 6 months, Toxic A players

    Confidence in 6 months
    Kevin and Brad talk about a survey of 172 CEOs which stated that "Almost no one sees their businesses “significantly weakened” by the COVID-19 crisis looking out 6-months, and most CEOs expect to be “normal” or “stronger than before” in this timeframe".

    Toxic A players
    Brad & Kevin discuss the concept of High Performers who are culturally toxic, why they are such a challenge, why we keep them and why we don't take action along with a specific playbook for how to deal

    • 45 min
    Tesla the most profitable carmaker, where did all the profit go?

    Tesla the most profitable carmaker, where did all the profit go?

    Tesla overtaking Toyota to be the most valuable carmaker
    Kevin & Brad discuss how Toyota, who sells 30 times more cars compared to Tesla can be less valuable than Tesla, and why it actually makes so much sense.

    Where did all the profit go?
    What happens when profit should be there, but isn't? Brad and Kevin talk about why companies fail to achieve the profit they should, how to recover the profit that should be there, and what are the key things they watch with growth companies.

    • 49 min
    Apple Privacy, How Leaders Become Great

    Apple Privacy, How Leaders Become Great

    Apple Privacy
    Last week Apple released iOS14 their new operating system which includes a new prominent privacy feature. Brad and Kevin discuss the Apple strategy around privacy and how this could disrupt the $80 Billion digital marketing industry.

    How Leaders Become Great
    Many people want to become leaders and get the corner office, the title, the compensation and the power, Kevin and Brad talk about how the best leaders get there, how they think and how they build their teams.

    • 46 min
    NBA Technology, COVID Safety policies, When A players don't grow with the business

    NBA Technology, COVID Safety policies, When A players don't grow with the business

    NBA leveraging technology to help get back to play
    Brad and Kevin discuss how you might be able to use wearable technology to safely restart your business.

    Dealing with COVID safety policies
    The Growth Whisperers discuss how COVID policies can be executed in ways that create dramatically good and bad customer experiences.

    When A players don't grow with the business
    Kevin and Brad talk about what to do when the business outgrows what once was an A player team member.

    • 49 min

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