"Let's talk" is a podcast series for busy yet curious people who want to stay connected. Bite sized chunks of thoughts and ideas on transformation and change to inspire and inform you - be it about digital, culture, innovation, change or leadership... ! Connect with us to listen to dynamic and curious conversations about transformation.
Be less Zombie : How great companies create dynamic innovation, fearless leadership and passionate people with Elvin Turner
“What is that they’re doing that is so different ? What can we learn from the unicorns ? “
In this episode of let's talk, Elvin and I have a great conversation on implementing, driving and scaling innovation in organisations. We discuss the need for innovation to be integrated back into the overall business strategy, how to calibrate culture for outcomes, and the need for leaders to learn to let go of the status quo to allow organisations to build more capability and space for innovation and continuous change to thrive.
Elvin shares his research, insight and experience from working with organisations of all types across the globe.
#Time4Humanity with Samie Al-Achrafi
"The digital age confronts us with one of the most important questions of all, which it seems after 200 000 years we ‘re still unprepared to tackle, and that is what does being human mean ?"
In this episode of Let’s talk Samie and I discuss the growing and urgent need to bring more humanity to business. The onset of digital continues to underline the need for us to look at how we understand our collective role in humanity, and how we hold multiple perspectives to practice more conscious leadership and create an environment where humans can thrive.
Samie generously shares his rich experience and insight from his work with businesses big and small from around the globe.
The changing face of coaching with Frederic Funck
"Coaching is dead, long live coaching ! "
In this week's episode of let's talk Fred and I discuss the changing practice of coaching and the way coaching is morphing at all levels of the organisation. We look at the move towards a more hybrid model, and from individual to systems coaching. We also discuss the changing philosophy of work and the different role of the mental and technical game for leaders in changing the business landscape to create a more innovative and agile working environment. Fred shares his rich experience, insights and research on the future role of coaching in organisations.
The art of transformative facilitation and beyond with Keith Jones and Tessa Sharp
Now more than ever, leaders have to be clear as to how their "best selves" can show up with all their stakeholders, and how they are ‘being’ as leaders.
In this episode of let's talk Keith, Tessa and myself discuss the art of transformative facilitation and it’s place in today’s business world. We discuss the orthodoxies of facilitation, the role of dialogue in organisational culture and facilitating the shift from ‘doing leadership’ to ‘being’ a leader and facilitating this shift for sustainable transformation. Keith and Tessa share their methodology, insights and rich experience on this subject.
Building and leading Business Ecosystems with Roland Deiser
"Digitalisation of industries and the digital enhancement of products and services means that businesses need to engage in ecosystems much more than before to manage their digital transformation."
In this episode of let's talk Roland and I delve into the world of building and maintaining business ecosystems in today’s world. We discuss the shift from individual to collective, the changes from 20th century linear management models to more interconnected and collaborative approaches as well as boundary management in complex environments. Roland shares his insights, research and wealth of experience on this topic.
The role of a coaching culture in times of crisis with Gillian Jones
In this week's episode of let's talk Gillian and I discuss the role of a coaching culture in times of crisis. We explore what a coaching culture is, what it brings and how you can support your people and organisation in the transformation towards a more collaborative learning culture. Gillian shares her insights and wealth of experience from organisations big and small across the globe.