The Role of Leadership in Building a Culture of Innovation

In a world of hyper competition, unprecedented challenges and constant disruption, the need for business innovation allied to an organisation-wide culture of innovation has never been higher on the strategic agenda. And the key to building a Culture of Innovation is great leadership. On todays show we have the pleasure of hearing from Cris Beswick, […]

By |December 20th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

5 Top Skills Employers are Looking for in 2016

Most people are familiar with the terms ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills. During the interview process, employers search for candidates that have a suitable combination of both. Hard skills refer to skills that can be taught and are easy to quantify. Soft skills on the other hand are about how well you get along with other […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Guest|0 Comments

7 Qualities Every Great Leader Should Have

Every successful business venture starts as an idea. However, not everyone with a great idea becomes a leader of a great company or organization. Great leaders possess exceptional qualities that enable them to execute their ideas successfully. The qualities enable them to coordinate people and resources until they achieve their dreams. If you want to […]

By |December 17th, 2016|Guest, Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

How to Become an Influencer

An influencer is someone who is influential. We all know someone like this. They are the person who everyone listens to, the person who other people go to for advice. They are often leaders, but equally they may be in the background, doing their thing behind the scenes. To become an influencer takes time and […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Guest|0 Comments

One Simple Answer to Why Healthcare Is Failing

One Simple Answer to Why Healthcare Is Failing
Going all the way back to May of 2010, it was already apparent why healthcare was failing and really, it wasn’t the system but rather a lack of leadership. Across the board, any plan instituted by government of the past eight years came to a screeching, failing halt […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Guest|0 Comments

4 Things that Employees Expect from a Great Leader

4 Things that Employees Expect from a Great Leader
As a business owner, it’s not only important to be a good boss – you must also be a good leader to the people whom you work with. As the person in charge of your company, it’s down to you to ensure its success, which often means […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Guest, Leadership Values|0 Comments

How to be a Better Manager


How to be a Better Manager
Whether you run a small health care practice or a large production firm, management skills are vital to your success. Bad management can lead to an unhappy workforce, unsatisfied customers and clients, a high staff turnover, reduced morale and efficiency, and a negative atmosphere. Sometimes it can be easy to […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Guest, Leadership Mantra|1 Comment

FAST Leadership Show – Leadership Paradoxes

What is leadership? What’s the difference between leadership and being a leader. If you ask 20 leadership experts to define what leadership is you’re probably going to end up with at least 22 different answers or opinions. One of our challenges is, if we cannot really define leadership, how can we look to improve it.

Leadership […]

By |November 29th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

6 Hobbies That Can Make You a Better Leader

While many business people claim that they don’t have time for hobbies, it’s vitally important to any professional to maintain a work-life balance – and that means getting out of the office. Hobbies can build a variety of skills and knowledge bases, whether you’re climbing mountains or reading the latest bestseller.
Whether focused on personal development or on […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Guest|0 Comments

Leadership Interview on Your Best Manager

Here’s my interview on your best manager where we talk about mentors, influences and my leadership journey.

003: Leeds 1, Manchester Nil with Leadership Expert Gordon Tredgold

Interview – Key Takeaways

1:29 Gordon Tredgold’s Career Path
4:11 Who was Gordon’s Best Manager and Why?
8:10 Love Leadership: You’ve got to show your team that you care
9:09 Quote: “People don’t care what you know until they know how much you […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Leadership Secrets|2 Comments