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As a CEO, you’ve demonstrated your ability to solve complex problems and achieve extraordinary results. You've skills, resources and experience. But you have the potential for even greater impact and a more satisfying legacy. What will it take to multiply your positive impact - in the business, for your people, and in the world at large? Join Richard Medcalf, Founder of Xquadrant, and high-impact CEOs from some of the world’s most exciting firms - for a perspective-shifting conversation at t ...
 
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In this conversation, you’ll learn: The four things that ideally positioned Enrique for the Group CEO role. The "A,B,C" method that helped Enrique turn around the business and sell it to Deutsche Börse within just 20 months. Where over-communication really needs to happen, and how that impacts revenue. Why success will involve dropping several ball…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How a corporate finance professional ended up as CEO of an unlikely business, and how Richard got the 'top job' Why it's not enough just to know and live your personal values... How Richard build a sense of shared purpose across some very different and historically independent companies Resources/sources menti…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Nigel spotted a real market need upon which to build his business The "efficiency & focus playbook" that CEOs need to revert to during times of great volatility The difference between "old finance" and "new finance", and why that's become a personal mission for Nigel How Nigel mobilises his team to deliver…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Thomas created a structure that fosters freedom, transparency, and encourages free thinking The "Advice Process" that enables decentralised and empowered decision-making, at scale The one thing that's so important, that Thomas thinks "it should be illegal for me to do anything else except that" How Thomas …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The story of how Ben took a 12-person business and grew its revenues 250X in just over a decade, turning it into a $500M turnover corporation with some 700 employees. The key move Ben made that kickstarted growth. The power of a "marketplace" strategy and its multiplicative effect on revenues. How Ben's focus …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Graeme became an accidental business owner, and the importance of seizing unexpected opportunities The mission that drives Graeme, as a business owner The importance of burning your bridges The secret of successful partner interviews Resources/sources mentioned: ViTL Solutions Time Timer Clock The Impact M…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why Ben finds regulatory compliance genuinely motivating, and how he inspires the team to think of it as more than 'box-ticking' The inspiring and tangible initiatives Ben has launched to make a real social difference in the localities where the company is based Ben's tips for motivating and inspiring employee…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why moving from COO, already managing 80% of the business, to CEO was a surprisingly big jump. How Rory would shift his focus, if he had his first year as CEO again. Rory's mission to change the industry around customer success. How deciding to become LESS sales-focused actually improved performance. Resources…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why the biggest surprise that Stephen discovered was that he couldn't run the company! The importance of understanding the Founder's story (and what to do with that) The four focus areas that Stephen recommends any CEO to attend to How to use 20% of your time in a way that makes the other 80% way more impactfu…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The #1 lever for taking politics out of a company The counter-intuitive strategy that led Elizabeth to cancel 75% of their channel partners in year 1 The strategic moves that led to a 4X revenue increase in just a couple of years Resources/sources mentioned: Website: HG Insights Book: The Hard Thing About Hard…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why Kelly never wanted to be a CEO, and the circumstances that made her change her mind. What you DON'T need to be amazing at to nail the role - why her two CEO predecessors failed within weeks - and what IS important. The importance of purpose in modern corporate culture - and how to make doing good fun and e…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Jason built a 600+ person, 11-country business in just one year! The 'lighthouse effect' and why it's important to attract rare tech talent Why "it's not really about strategy' - and what's more important to focus on Resources/sources mentioned: Thirdera website Jason Wojahn's LinkedIn Book: Amp it Up - Fr…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The 4 elements of the "Smart Corporation Approach" that allowed Amaris to open 80 offices in 60 countries in just a few years. Proof of why a single year's performance doesn't predict future potential The structure that Cahê has built around him to avoid 'loneliness at the top' syndrome How he juggles multiple…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Timo motivates his employees - it might not be how you imagine! The "20-30 person" rule that Timo uses to scale his influence The hard lessons learned from scaling a business into over 30 cities across Europe The importance of a CEO peer community to sustain you as a leader Resources/sources mentioned: Coo…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: What it was like to take over a business as one of four co-CEOs The 'cell division' strategy that has sustained Inform Software's growth for decades Matthias's key learnings from the journey as CEO Resources/sources mentioned: matthias.berlit@inform-software.com Matthias Berlit's LinkedIn Book - Lean Startup B…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Silke's "Madonna moment" that led her to leave a corporate job she loved. The three biggest factors that helped Silke secure the CEO role. The biggest surprise about being CEO - and how that weighs on the leader. Resources/sources mentioned: Jonckers website (www.jonckers.com) Who moved my cheese? book (https:…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The mistake most leaders make in creating a gap between vision and execution How to distinguish temptation from opportunity How Evan deploys KPIs to give everyone real clarity about how they can most contribute to the corporate mission The 'dark side' of Evan's high energy and passion - and how he's learned to…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why being a "non-traditional CFO" landed him the CEO role (and how you can apply the same mindset) The difficult decision Thomas had to make immediately as CEO - and why it was so important What Thomas did that ended up "unlocking the talent" within the business How to avoid the rigours of business from weighi…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The learnings as John moved from large corporates (HP, Cisco) to running a 300-person business. The rule of thumb that has helped John prioritise his time between different stakeholder groups. The one thing John overlooked in the first few months as CEO. How to build the employer value proposition in a market …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The importance of 'mental rhythm' - and extracting yourself from most of the demands on your time. How to set up clear boundaries to manage personal energy despite complex business demands. The guiding thought that governed Gurjodhpal as he recruited his new executive team. Resources/sources mentioned: Tide We…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The 2 major areas every CEO needs to focus on, and the balance to put on each. How a sabbatical to Bali set Miguel on fire with a purpose that the business is now delivering on. The differences between the online and offline worlds of retail - and the learning curve that represented. How the CEO role needs to …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: What Christopher did when he arrived as CEO, to find the sale of the business had fallen through due to serious fraud How this event led to real clarity for the business, and the "building a story" exercise that every CEO should go through The communication challenges Christopher experienced, and the advice he…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: Why hiring 60 young employees in 6 months changes Olivier's perspective on management forever Why employers should support employees in their personal, not just professional, life How Olivier "went slow to go fast" and the specific simple project he ran that transformed his product and built his sales pipeline…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The biggest differences between a General Manager role, and the CEO role How Michel "triangulates" to isolate and focus on the best ideas from the many that are generated within the business How organisational changes can improve customer centricity, and why smaller businesses have an advantage Resources/sourc…
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: The power of "Executive Aikido", and how it applies to COVID and management team evolution. The story of what happened when half the senior leadership team decided to leave the company - and how it turned out to be advantageous Why Alex's principle for dealing with high growth rates is actually to "learn to pr…
 
In this conversation, you’ll learn: Why money laundering is an issue that concerns everyone on the planet The biggest surprise of founding a tech business - and the inner traits needed to succeed How to 'make your own luck' - and deal with the inevitable rejections along the way Resources/sources mentioned: Napier The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: How Thomas secured promotion from Chief Sales Officer to CEO in just a few months The challenges of onboarding as CEO during COVID lockdown, and how Thomas build meaningful connections nonetheless How a radical approach to transparency dramatically boosted trust and employee engagement Resources/sources mentio…
 
Kathy Cheng, Associate Director of Admission at Phillips Exeter Academy sat down with Gaelyn Hastings, Director, College Access Programs, YOU Inc. an Affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, and Nahin Jorgge, Associate Director of Admissions & Director of Multicultural Outreach at Phillips Exeter Academy to discuss Diversity Equity Inclusion and Justic…
 
Celebrity Chef Maria Loi, sits down with Nick Katsoris to discuss the Loukoumi Make a Difference Foundation. Background: In 2003, New York attorney Nick Katsoris was inspired to write a book about a fluffy little lamb named Loukoumi that just wants to make the world a better place. The first book was written for fun after his son was born, but more…
 
Esteban Olivares sat down with Dr. Shelagh A. Gallagher, and Eli J. Lesser to discuss the importance of youth education. Panelists: - Esteban Olivares, Director of Educational Development & University Partnerships at Summer Discovery - Dr. Shelagh A. Gallagher, President-Elect, NAGC Board of Directors - Eli J. Lesser, Executive Director, Wharton Gl…
 
Dr. Christine Galib, Senior Director of Programs at the Ion discusses teaching the next generation the importance of Global Sustainability with Prof. Barrie E. Litzky, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship at Drexel University.By Ideagen
 
In this conversation, you’ll learn: Why marketing is often the 'forgotten lever' on the CEO dashboard Why most companies are bland, and the importance of taking a bold stance The conversations leadership teams need to have before the business can really get noticed Resources/sources mentioned: Email Lori at lori@avocetcommunications.com Lori Jones …
 
In this conversation, you’ll discover: What WWXD stands for, and why it's important. Why building your to-be list is so essential The "dinner party technique" for shifting your behaviour patterns The "super leader" technique for increasing your impact Resources/sources mentioned: The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast home page (https://xquadrant.com/po…
 
In this conversation, you’ll learn: The simple structure you can apply to any review process Three powerful questions for your New Year Reflections How to crack the top areas you've been procrastinating on Resources/sources mentioned: The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast home page (https://xquadrant.com/podcast/) Remember to download your copy of The …
 
In this conversation, you’ll learn: Why leadership is more than accumulating followers The three main areas you can optimise for Why performance is not necessarily the #1 goal Resources/sources mentioned: The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast home page Remember to download your copy of The CXO's Checklist for Challenging Times! Watch this episode on Yo…
 
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