Originally from the United States, Dan Norenberg shares his move to Europe and his journey into the business world where he wound up as a consultant, passionate about helping companies thrive. Dan is a lead expert on the topic and is the author of a fantastic book called Executive Ownershift. In today’s episode we learn about leadership teams, the importance of getting the team culture right, and how we can understand what it takes to make a successful team. And in the end, how can you assess the effectiveness of leadership?
Paul Candon is the CEO of United Hardware, a very large business based in Ireland. United Hardware is the largest hardware buying group in Ireland as a supplier of over 150 independent contractors. Paul brings a very interesting perspective to the Covid-19 conversation as he not only maintains relationships with teams of employees, but also 150 relationships with smaller businesses and contractors. In today’s episode, Paul offers up his experience with how the business thrived and how United Hardware was able to successfully maintain relationships and support clients. His insight on trust, resilience, and his thoughts on the future of business after Covid’s end are fascinating and thought-provoking.
Starting a successful business at the young age of 20, Nathan Hirsch has set up several businesses since and managed to scale each business significantly. He then created the VA finder website Freeup that was sold in 2019 and now he focuses on his newer business venture, Outsource School. What sets Nathan apart? What are the things he believes in that have helped him attain his level of success? Listen on to find what Nathan is clear and focused on doing everyday that makes a difference in the long run.
In today’s episode, Eric Karpinski gives us a peek into his new book Put Happiness to Work and how his tools and strategies help people find more happiness at work. He digs into psychology and the study of how we need to raise the happiness level in organizations for the sake of the employees and the organization as a whole. How do we achieve this? How do we deal with employees who are challenging to engage? And how does happiness overlap with engagement?
Through her discovery of her spiritual side, Jennifer Lyall developed a unique perspective and shifted her focus to guiding entrepreneurs in their business decisions through intuition. Jennifer refers to herself as the Chief Energy Optimizer and an Intuitive Business Mentor but her background began in the corporate world. Today’s episode is about Jennifer’s journey from her commercial jobs to discovering healing and energy and how she brings that to the work that she does with entrepreneurs. She shares with us how to unblock the things that are holding you back and keeping you hidden from the world you belong in. Through her own discovery, Jennifer developed a unique mentorship program where she helps entrepreneurs find the core and essence of themselves and their business and tap into their own creativity.
If you’ve ever thought your workplace environment was a challenge, wait till you hear this interview with our guest, Rachael Robertson. Rachael is a fascinating and successful team leader and keynote speaker from Australia who spent a year leading a team of 120 scientists in Antarctica. With no background in science or the environment she found herself in, she learned many leadership lessons during her time there and I’m thrilled for her to be sharing those with us today.