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The bar for success in today’s dynamic business environment is higher than it’s ever been before. Business leaders need to keep pace with rising buyer expectations, shifts in purchasing behavior, and rapid advances in technology in order to steer their brand to the top. Navigating difficult macro-economic conditions only adds to the challenge.
To help business leaders stay at the top of their game and build a long-lasting competitive advantage in their own market, we wanted to invite the world’s greatest business thinkers onto the podcast to provide insights, strategies and advice on how to succeed in business today.
Our latest series features an amazing lineup of guests with expertise across multiple disciplines including leadership, problem solving, and strategic decision-making, to give listeners a roadmap for business success.
#1: Celine Schillinger
In the first episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Celine Schillinger, an award-winning entrepreneur, change agent, and consultant, for a deep-dive into effective leadership. This is essential listening for anyone who is currently or aspires to be a people manager, whether that’s in a multi-national corporate or a small to mid-sized company and the conversation is based around the insights taken from her book, ‘Dare To Un-Lead’.
#2: Wendy Smith & Marianne Lewis
In the second episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Wendy Smith and Marianne Lewis, co-authors of ‘Both/And Thinking’, a game-changing book on how to make more creative, flexible, and impactful decisions in a world of competing demands. If you want to develop a paradox mindset for problem solving, both at work and in your personal life, this is the episode for you.
#3: Amy Edmondson
In the third episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership & Management at Harvard Business School, and recently ranked #1 in a list of the world’s most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. Amy discusses insights from her new book, ‘Right Kind of Wrong: Why Learning to Fail Can Teach Us to Thrive’, which provides readers with a valuable framework to think, discuss, and practice failure wisely. If you want to transform your relationship with failure, this episode makes for essential listening.
#4: Kirstin Ferguson
In the fourth episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Kirstin Ferguson, an award-winning author, columnist, and company director. Kirstin’s latest book, ‘Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership’, has been named by Thinkers50 as one of the top 10 best new management books in the world in 2023, and the insights and practical advice from this book are what Nick and Kirstin dive into in this episode. If you want to learn what it takes to become an effective leader in today’s world, this episode is for you.
#5: Rita McGrath
In the fifth episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Rita McGrath, a best-selling author, sought-after speaker and strategic advisor, and a longtime professor at Columbia Business School. Rita’s 2019 book, ‘Seeing Around Corners’, is an invaluable guide to anticipating and capitalizing on disruptive inflection points in the market, and this episode dives deep into insights and practical advice on how to spot inflection points and use them to gain a competitive advantage. If you want to learn what it takes to strategically plan for future change within your business or sector, this episode is for you.
#6: Herminia Ibarra
In the sixth and final episode of the series, Nick Hague is joined by Herminia Ibarra, a Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and world-renowned authority on leadership and career development. Herminia has authored two bestselling books, ‘Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader’ and ‘Working Identity’, but its insights and advice from the latter that Nick and Herminia dive into in this episode. If you want to learn what it takes to successfully reinvent your career, this episode is for you.