Welcome to the MLN Podcast in which we explore the insights, experiences and opinions of thought-leaders and world-class performers. In this episode we speak with René Carayol who is a Globally-renowned Leadership Coach and a man who has worked closely with history-defining leaders such as Mikael Gorbachev, Nelson Mandela, Sir Richard Branson and Bill Clinton. René himself has had held the position of Chairman, CEO and MD of several blue chip businesses, and this includes serving on the boards of M&S, IPC Media & Pepsi. Within this episode we discuss the ground-breaking philosophy that underpins Rene’s latest best-selling book which is simply called SPIKE. We also discuss Rene’s own upbringing, the experiences that have shaped his thinking and his views on topics such as mentoring and why mothers are the world’s best leaders.