The Melting Pot is about a synergy of ideas and bringing REAL business knowledge to you. Join Dominic Monkhouse as he chats to and laughs with; best-selling authors, innovators, and top tech entrepreneurs. Exploring proven business strategies, outstanding cultures, and advice to keep you inspired. How do you really build great companies, powerful movements, and enduring brands?
2020 Summit Special: Happiness is a serious business, with Nic Marks
In this episode
Happiness vs work?
Feelings are data
Positive and negative emotions
Success = happiness?
Moving House With PerchPeek, the AI powered Relocation Agent
Ask anybody who’s ever travelled, or spent time abroad for work, these are usually the most memorable periods of your life. And now there’s a company that can facilitate these moves, temporary or permanent relocations - PerchPeek. Listen to Paul Bennett, co-founder and CEO of PerchPeek, to find out how you can relocate and work from anywhere in the world.
The genesis of PerchPeek
Pivoting the business
Relocating via PerchPeek
The issues of remote working
Managing unlimited holiday
Learning How To Speak Publicly with Joel Weldon
How is it possible that somebody who couldn’t lead a silent prayer, become a Hall of Fame speaker and a speech coach to Verne Harnish? In today’s episode, Joel Weldon shares his tips on public speaking, how he became Verne’s speaking coach, the power of ‘you’ and why you should end your speech on a CTA.
How Joel got into public speaking
Speaking is a learned skill
The ‘you’ factor
How Joel tweaked Verne Harnish
The importance of CTA
Know your audience
Normalising Virtual & Hybrid Events with Mike Piddock
If you’re looking for a virtual, hybrid & in-person meetings software that maximises audience engagement, retention & monetisation, then don’t miss this latest episode with Mike Piddock, founder & CEO of Glisser, the award winning audience engagement software.
Glisser - a virtual & hybrid events platform
The four Rs of event training
The hybrid training scenario
Mental health & remote working
Difference between live event & content
The premier league football analogy
2020 Summit Special Re-Empowering Teams, with Brendan Hall
In this edition of our revisits to the sun-soaked Summit last September, we have the brilliant Brendan Hall's discussion about team empowerment. Brendan uses his experience sailing in the Clipper Round The World Race to illustrate why the best teams have to grow past blame.
We would all love the opportunity for a bit more adventure at the moment, so we're pleased to be able to bring you Brendan's leanings from his ten-month experience, we hope you enjoy the virtual adventure. All teams are struggling with challenging new circumstances at the moment - many in the UK are remote working with the possible addition of juggling homeschooling, so here is some fanatic advice on how to help your team pull together even if they can't be physically together on this adventure.
In Conversation With The Lean Startup Legend, Steve Blank
If you run a startup & you haven’t heard of Steve Blank, author of The Four Steps to the Epiphany, can you even call yourself an entrepreneur? Don’t miss this fascinating conversation, we talk about what the job of the CEO is, what customer development is, why innovation is so hard & why established businesses hit a plateau.
The Lean Startup
Eric Ries & Alex Osterwalder
The difference between search and execution
The personality of a founder
The job of a CEO
Executioners & innovators