4 episodes

To help businesses make better decisions we need better business partners.

With automation relieving companies of tedious grunt work, support functions like finance, IT and HR can now focus on partnering with other departments to drive better outcomes.

Your domain expertise is a given, but you need an additional set of partnering tools to succeed.

What new skills do you need? I interview industry leaders and experts to answer that question.

The Influential Business Partner Alan Cameron-Sweeney

    • Management

To help businesses make better decisions we need better business partners.

With automation relieving companies of tedious grunt work, support functions like finance, IT and HR can now focus on partnering with other departments to drive better outcomes.

Your domain expertise is a given, but you need an additional set of partnering tools to succeed.

What new skills do you need? I interview industry leaders and experts to answer that question.

    Influencing business decisions and the value of a great mentor

    Influencing business decisions and the value of a great mentor

    This episode’s guest is Arno Wakfer, who works in industry as a Head of finance and BI, he is also a LinkedIn Content Creator and he runs the LinkedIn Group – Finance Value Creation. It’s a very active group with over 2,000 members and contains great curated content.

    In this episode we will be covering:
    1. The importance of Business Intelligence
    2. How to influence decision-makers
    3. The value of a mentor and how to get one

    • 22 min
    Developing a mindset for dealing with change

    Developing a mindset for dealing with change

    This episode's guest is Cyriel Kortleven, who is on a mission in life to boost the creative & entrepreneurial mindset.
    With almost 20 years of hands-on experience in the domain of creativity and innovation, he has already inspired organisations in 26 different countries on 5 continents.
    We cover:
    The 3 pillars of the change mindset How managers can help those who don’t want to change Getting better at change Cyriel’s favourite business book  
    Watch Cyriel’s Tedx talk:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM6NGgUB0bw&t=37s
    Connect with him:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/cyrielkortleven/
    https://www.cyrielkortleven.com/

    • 23 min
    What Leaders Want & What Managers Need

    What Leaders Want & What Managers Need

    Today’s guest is Robin Kiziak, who is a LinkedIn content creator and a finance manager who business partners.
    We will be covering:
    What senior leaders want from finance managers How new managers can influence Building your profile across the business Lessons from Robin’s career

    • 20 min
    Introduction to the podcast

    Introduction to the podcast

    In the first episode of The Influential Business Partner I cover:

    1. What the podcast is about
    2. Why we need business partnering
    3. A how-to tip to be a confident communicator

    • 11 min

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