Leadership Lounge Podcast

Grab a cuppa, plump a cushion and join us in the leadership lounge. It’s a safe space to join Colin Tapscott and guests as we discuss and explore topics that inspire and equip you to be everyday leaders.

Supportive Systems

Our guest is none other than Kate Kelly! With years of experience supporting businesses, Kate is the perfect guest to explore Supportive Systems. Join us on the Leadership Lounge.

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Starting from Scratch

Whether it’s a new project or a new organisation, starting from scratch can feel quite ominous. But there are some simple steps you can take to make the new venture a success. Join Colin as he interviews Richard Dedicoat the headteacher who is starting a new school from scratch. We will explore how the Purpose, Partners, People and Place can be pulled together to make it work.

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Thinking Correctly Under Pressure

Every leader has pressurised moments. In these moment our thinking can abandon us and so learning how to think clearly and correctly under pressure can help us manage the outcome. Vicki Gascogne Cecil joins us in the Leadership Lounge to explain how she managed her thinking in a highly pressurised moment. Colin and Vicki unpick the key things and the acronym ARFUR that can help each of us do the same.

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Building Business

Leading is all about taking people on a journey of improvement. When you build a business or establish any project or idea, it needs some core components to do that successfully. So, what are the core components of building a successful business? Colin meets Sarah Manning of Secure Stores Nationwide who, in the midst of a pandemic, has established and built a successful container business. In this podcast we will explore the core components like Purpose, Promise and Passion that help you build business or establish any project in any sector.

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Vision Into Reality

How do you turn your vision for something into reality? How do you keep on course with your vision when challenge comes? How do you decide whether to take a project on? Meet Heidi Franklin from Wild Play as Colin interviews her in an outside Leadership Lounge about how she turned her vision into reality and top tips we can gain from her experience.

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A Box Called Learning

A lot has happened over the last 18 months. Some of it feels challenging, maybe even a little bad. Some of it has created opportunities. If we just see things as a binary good or bad we can miss some important learning. In this podcast, Colin gathers with Dave Courteen and Lauren Meadows to explore the last 18 months and see whether instead of seeing things through a good or bad lens whether we just explored it as a box of learning and how that helps.

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Coaching That Empowers

Join us for this leadership lounge episode, where we discuss 'Coaching that empowers' with Trevor Waldock and Jane Booth.

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Handling Conflict

Join Steve Jackman, Joanne Moss and Colin, as we delve into the topic of Handling Conflict. We discuss why leaders often find this a challenging task and how there may be a premise for healthy conflict.

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Leading Change

Leading change can be a challenge but listen to our guests Chloe Humphrey, Trevor Folley and Kirstie Land to hear of wise ways to plan change and manage the transition for people.

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Identity

You can have a vision for the future but the starting point for any person and any organisation is what is my identity? As a leader, who am I and what do I stand for? As and organisation, who are we and what do we offer? In this podcast Colin Tapscott explores identity with brand expert, Andy Stewart, the principle of identity and how discover it and evolve it. Join us in the Leadership Lounge.

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Personal and Interpersonal Courage

Your character is who walks through the door when no one is looking. So having personal courage to do the right thing is a key component of a good moral character. Having interpersonal courage is all about having the tough conversations with the right attitude. Both of these areas of courage are explored with Colin and his guests Julia Humphrey, Ivor DeSousa and Meg Warnock in the Leadership Lounge.

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Holding to Account

Join Colin, Tracy Prickett, Richard Smith and Dave Pepper as we discuss 'Holding to Account'.

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Innovation and Creativity

Leadership is about telling the story of the future and then taking people there. One way that we can facilitate this is through working with other leaders on innovation and creativity. Join our guests Adam Brown, Jane Beaumont and Iain Simper, as we explore how we can lead creatively.

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The Power of Partnering

Working with others can have immense power to help strengthen, grow and develop what you’re doing. Getting the right partner is key to that. Join Colin and his guests Rae Warner, Rachel Ingham and Owen Williams as we explore their top tips for developing the power of partnering.

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The Power of Praise

The power of praise is that recognition can engage a person in the right things, make them more productive, help them to focus on greatness and help the organisation retain staff. Vik Banks, Tracey Jackman and Matt Tapscott explore their experience of the power of praise with our host Colin Tapscott.

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The Power of Purpose

Join Colin, Jo Dedicoat and Chloe Davies, as we explore the Power of Purpose. Four key things that knowing your purpose can help you develop as a person and as an organisation.

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The Power of Pause

Leadership is about painting the picture of the future and taking people with you. But that doesn’t mean that you have to constantly on the go. Wise leaders know the Power of Pause. Colin & his guests, Ben Land and Lauren Meadows unpack 6 elements of pause that empower you to REGAIN energy, focus & direction. And you get to discover the connection between a Sweaty T-Rex and Wonder Woman. You can’t afford to miss this one.

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Bold Steps

Leaders sometimes need to be able to take bold steps. But this needs courage and vulnerability. So, what helps us to make bold steps? Join Colin, Tim and Maz Walker, Sarah Gillet and Abbie Steer as they explore this question and more.

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Balance vs Burnout

What an amazing line-up for this episode of the Leadership Lounge, 'Balance vs Burnout'. Whether it's in the car, whilst on a run or in the gym, or in the comfort of your own sofa with a cuppa; join Colin, Trevor Waldock, Anna Hennell James and Sophie Tapscott in the Leadership Lounge. The conversation could be a life changer.

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Ikagai Leaders - Knowing Your Passion & Niche

Leadership Lounge is open for a cuppa with Rob Morris, Liz Green and Jordan Dutt as we explore the concept of ‘Ikagai’ and finding meaning in everyday life and discovering this in our leadership.

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How We Develop Resilience In Ourselves And Those We Lead

Leadership Lounge is open for a cuppa with the wonderful Dave Cornthwaite, Jacqui Frost & Sam Petersen as we discuss 'How we develop resilience in ourselves & others'.

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What People Need From Their Leaders

Colin invites Paul Wilcox, Simon Scott and Lilly Higson into the Leadership Lounge to discuss ‘what people need from their leaders’. ‬Join them to see what they explore.

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Inspiring Yourself as a Leader

Join Colin and his three guests Steve Miles, Jane Booth and Daniel Brooks in the Leadership Lounge as they discuss the first of our topics. How to inspire yourself as a leader...

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