23 episodes

Looking to be a better leader? Or maybe even thinking about starting your own business? Searching for Elephants is the place for you. Covering a multitude of subjects with tonnes of great leaders!

Searching for Elephants - Entrepreneurship and leading from the front LifeSearch

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Looking to be a better leader? Or maybe even thinking about starting your own business? Searching for Elephants is the place for you. Covering a multitude of subjects with tonnes of great leaders!

    Mark Twigg - How do we build the UK to a better future?

    Mark Twigg - How do we build the UK to a better future?

    Mark Twigg is an executive director at Cicero/AMO, he was born in Rotherham before working for the Labour Party in the late 90's. A lifelong diversity and inclusion campaigner he specialises in government relations and lobbying. Tom and him go toe to toe on the why the financial regulator is key to our society going forward and look back at what Britain could have done better in the 70's and 80's and how that might inform us as we approach the future.

    • 45 min
    Tony Langham - Nuance in the world of PR

    Tony Langham - Nuance in the world of PR

    Tony Langham, CEO of Lansons, joins Tom and Angus and dives into his and Lansons' history, horse racing and why he's happy defending the offshore banking sector.

    • 42 min
    Katie Crook Davies - Diversity, Inclusion and Everest

    Katie Crook Davies - Diversity, Inclusion and Everest

    Katie Crook Davies co-hosts the podcast Risky Mix, a podcast on diversity and inclusion in financial services. She also has her own consultancy, Tabei, and she’s just become a first time Mum. Massive congratulations to you Katie!

    • 42 min
    Johnny Timpson and Peter Hamilton - Making the protection industry more accessible

    Johnny Timpson and Peter Hamilton - Making the protection industry more accessible

    Industry giants do battle! Well it may not be a battle but it's definitely heavy hitting. Join Johnny Timpson, Peter Hamilton and Tom Baigrie as they talk about how they are attempting to make Protection better for everyone.

    • 40 min
    Debbie Kennedy and Tom Baigrie - What could possibly go wrong?

    Debbie Kennedy and Tom Baigrie - What could possibly go wrong?

    The handover from successful entrepreneur to successor CEO is notoriously fraught with danger. Join Tom Baigrie and LifeSearch's new CEO, Debbie Kennedy, as they look to draw up a map through the whirlpools.

    • 31 min
    Melvyn Nwajei - Leadership and Black History Month

    Melvyn Nwajei - Leadership and Black History Month

    Tom and Angus sit down with a leader from inside LifeSearch, Melvyn Nwajei leads a team of telephone interviewers but also after George Floyd's murder was one of the founding members of LifeSearch's Fairness and Diversity Squad. Hear him talk about a range of issues from his days spent searching people for weapons in Manchester to a massacre in 1920's Oklahoma.

    • 32 min

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