21 episodes

Leading Edge is a series of podcasts that gets inside the heads of great leaders. Thomas Mason, business journalist is joined by some of Henley Business School’s leading academics to explore and challenge their approaches and perceptions of what successful leadership should and could look like.

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Leading Edge is a series of podcasts that gets inside the heads of great leaders. Thomas Mason, business journalist is joined by some of Henley Business School’s leading academics to explore and challenge their approaches and perceptions of what successful leadership should and could look like.

    Future of Work: how to channel the spirit of Gen Z

    Future of Work: how to channel the spirit of Gen Z

    Dr Naeema Pasha, Henley’s Director of Careers and Professional Development, and Dr Anne Dibley, Head of Apprenticeship Programmes at Henley Business School, join business journalist Thomas Mason to explore the characteristics that mark out Gen Z and how business leaders can harness their entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace.
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    • 32 min
    Slow Down to Change Faster

    Slow Down to Change Faster

    Sharon Varney, Director of The Henley Forum and teacher on Leadership,  proposes that we shouldn’t try to manage change, but to engage with the change that is already happening , and reveals the mindset and toolkit leaders need to navigate a path through complexity and high-speed change.
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    • 30 min
    Technostress: finding the off switch

    Technostress: finding the off switch

    Caroline Rook, Assistant Professor in Leadership at Henley Business School, joins business journalist Thomas Mason to explore coping with the constant demand of tech devices, how to identify the warning signs of stress, the method she has developed and what you can do about it.
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    • 32 min
    Creating the Right Kind of Digital Disruption

    Creating the Right Kind of Digital Disruption

    Sharm Manwani, Executive Professor of IT and Digital Leadership at Henley Business School, talks to Thomas Mason about business transformation, how to get digital disruption right, challenging your own success and why organisations need to be ‘digitally ambidextrous’.
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    • 29 min
    Customer Experience: the great reset

    Customer Experience: the great reset

    As we emerge from the pandemic and associated restrictions, Moira Clark, Professor of Strategic Marketing at Henley Business School and Director of the Henley Centre of Customer Management, discusses the changing expectations of customers who are increasingly demanding, confident and grumpy.  How can companies best serve the ‘want-it-now’ generation.
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    • 31 min
    Sustainable Finance: is green the new black?

    Sustainable Finance: is green the new black?

    Carol Padgett, Professor of Finance at Henley Business School, discusses dark v light green investments, the critical role of sustainable finance for the future of the planet and the economy, and how this is relevant to your personal finances.

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

T.Ed.A ,

Great presenter

Thomas Mason makes it look easy. Good to have a host with real BBC pedigree.

FurloughMerlot ,

Great advice for getting on

Really interesting interview with Narendra - I enjoyed hearing about his own experiences and feel inspired to take on my next 'stretch experience'!

Lisa Hollander ,

Great Topics

Enjoyed both podcasts and looking forward to the next.