32 episodes

The Beer & Butterfly is a relaxing environment where we discuss core business challenges around all aspects of business transformation. Contact us at hosts@beerandbutterfly.co.uk, Linkedin or Twitter. Whether you are a professional, executive or a consultant, grab a drink and pull up a chair to join us in the conversation.

Beer & Butterfly Ian Kingstone & Jonathan (JP) Parnaby

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The Beer & Butterfly is a relaxing environment where we discuss core business challenges around all aspects of business transformation. Contact us at hosts@beerandbutterfly.co.uk, Linkedin or Twitter. Whether you are a professional, executive or a consultant, grab a drink and pull up a chair to join us in the conversation.

    Season 3 - Episode 5: The Emotions of Change...with Sharon Sanders

    Season 3 - Episode 5: The Emotions of Change...with Sharon Sanders

    The Beer & Butterfly is getting busy this season as Sharon Sanders joins our hosts at the table to talk about the emotions of change and how to make that your superpower.

    Ian begins by relentlessly telling everyone that he's been on holiday (again!!!) and JP recounts his experience in getting into Squid Game on Netflix and who sits on the subtitles vs dubbed fence.  Sharon takes the conversation forward to focus her passion not just on change management but around providing support & leadership for people going through change, recognising that emotions are a massive part of the process.

    You can learn more about our guest on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-sanders-54141b6/
    0:00 - Intro1:12 - Introducing our guest...Sharon Sanders10:19 - What have we been up to?17:42 - Impact of change on peoples emotions & behaviours23:56 - Coaching and supporting transformation & change32:16 - Self help and managing emotions is complex38:24 - Tools & techniques at pace42:26 - Leadership, Openness & Trust56:21 - Using technology to support & align people in change1:01:07 - By being passionate about people, people make change happen1:03:09 - Pub quiz (Ian vs JP) - Question 51:06:49 - Thanking Sharon1:07:36 - Word on the street - More capability focused, less technology focused1:13:31 - Last orders

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Season 3 - Episode 4: Changing perceptions of procurement coming out of the pandemic...with Tom Mills

    Season 3 - Episode 4: Changing perceptions of procurement coming out of the pandemic...with Tom Mills

    Episode 4 is bring more "Fresh Insights" but this time from the world of procurement.  Tom Mills joins the table bringing to life the changing perceptions of procurement coming out of the pandemic.

    JP is getting back into his squash matches and continuing his health kick, Ian relives Pulp Fiction and wonders what is in that brief case and also reading Ethan Hawkes book, Tom tells a story of being out in the middle of a field at 5am exercising.

    Tom brings the world of procurement to life on how the pandemic has changed the domain from being strategic to more transactional and the challenge to get back to being strategic.

    You can learn more about Tom on his LinkedIn page here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-mills-20a56726/
    0:00 - Intro1:13 - Welcoming Tom to the table2:50 - What have we been up to?12:30 - Coming out the pandemic made procurement more transactional16:17 - Procurement become common in the public domain19:51 - Sway from strategic procurement processes21:53 - Supply chain resilience28:26 - Risk, resilience & pace32:23 - Follow core principles but be adaptive37:45 - Data is a game changer42:40 - The changing perceptions of procurement46:21 - People, talent and a career in procurement49:33 - Dreams of being a weather man55:09 - Importance of growing your network57:56 - Thanking Tom58:10 - Pub quiz (Ian vs JP) - Question 41:02:30 - Word on the street - Transformation strategy and pace1:13:02 - Last orders

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Season 3 - Episode 3: Keeping change simple...with Paul Clavering

    Season 3 - Episode 3: Keeping change simple...with Paul Clavering

    Season 3 is in full swing and just as one guest leaves we are joined by another special guest Paul Clavering from Just Enough Change who talks about how he's on a mission to keep change simple.

    As the group catch-up, Ian tells us about night time bike riding and catching up over the latest film Free Guy.  JP continues to update around his weight loss being over a stone loss and Paul highlights being addicted to NCIS and binge watching

    Paul introduces us to his business Just Enough Change and highlights his mission and values in trying to make change as simple as possible and highlights how his daughter was the inspiration for it all.

    Paul's Linkedin profile: www.linkedin.com/in/paulclavering
    Just Enough Change Company Link: https://www.linkedin.com/company/justenoughchange
    If you want to get more information on the ChangeTracker then check out the link here - https://www.justenoughchange.com/change-tracker
    0:00 - Intro1:12 - Introducing our guest...Paul Clavering4:58 - What have we been up to?14:22 - Let's not overcomplicate change18:02 - Need to relate to support the change20:11 - Keeping it simple23:44 - Using images to allow people to form their views26:40 - Just enough to get to the end goal28:41 - The Change Tracker35:25 - Going further than theory38:15 - Apathy tracking42:07 - Don't prescribe the journey, prescribe the goal42:55 - Thanking Paul45:38 - Pub quiz (Ian vs JP) - Question 349:00 - Word on the street - Re-Use, Buy & Build avenues55:10 - Last orders

    • 56 min
    Season 3 - Episode 2: The importance of customer centricity...with Rob Manley

    Season 3 - Episode 2: The importance of customer centricity...with Rob Manley

    The next episode returns with Ian & JP joined at the table with Rob Manley to bring us fresh insights from the Marketing domain by telling us the importance of customer centricity in business.

    The group catch-up and talk about JP's bet with himself to loose weight with the help of Noom, Rob asks what order you should what the Star Wars films in when watching with your kids and Ian is getting into a new sci-fi show Foundation on Apple TV.

    Rob leads the discussion and brings his perspective as a marketer and CRM Manager on how a single view of the customer helps unlocks and empowers all aspects of the business whether your in marketing, sales or service.

    You can find more information about Rob on his Linkedin profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-manley-39b56731/
    0:00 - Intro1:13 - Welcoming Rob Manley to the table4:39 - Customer centricity, experience and marketing8:36 - What have we been up to?26:33 - What does customer centricity mean?31:24 - The golden record35:44 - The siloed business channel challenge41:18 - Value and success factors lost by shiny tech44:28 - Listening to the voice of the customer51:03 - Hierarchy of message & personalisation59:53 - Identifying low hanging fruit1:05:29 - Thanking Rob M1:06:16 - Pub quiz (Ian vs JP) - Question 21:10:29 - Word on the street - injecting change management when you know it's too late1:16:32 - Last orders

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Season 3 - Episode 1: What is transformation capability?

    Season 3 - Episode 1: What is transformation capability?

    After Ian & JP return from their summer holidays we welcome them back into the Beer & Butterfly to kick off Season 3 by talking about what is transformation capability.

    The hosts reflect around their holidays and whilst Ian was visiting Majorca, JP was spending 11 nights in a tent (who got the better deal there?) whilst introducing the seasons new theme "Fresh Insights" and provides some overview of what to expect in the upcoming episodes.  
    0:00 - Intro1:15 - Introducing Season 33:31 - Our theme for Season 3 - Fresh Insights7:25 - Disrupt Us - Our request8:07 - Introducing "Another Rounds"9:39 - What have we been up to?18:37 - Introducing transformation capability26:30 - Transformation capability ecosystems30:41 - Lean approach to developing capability32:07 - What does good look like?37:55 - Check out BTM243:53 - Fitness for transformation49:50 - Pub quiz (Ian vs JP) - Question 152:51 - Last orders

    • 54 min
    Beer & Butterfly Trailer - Season Three

    Beer & Butterfly Trailer - Season Three

    After a nice summer break our hosts Ian & JP return for Season Three which returns in November 2021.

    • 1 min

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