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Thoughts on Leadership - Audio

Paul Bridle gives his thoughts on current leadership each month.

Last Build Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:09:45 GMT

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People Development People Development

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:11:14 GMT

Do you have a theme for your teams development?

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:53:00 GMT

Do you have too much bravado? How does that affect your work/business/life? Lets talk...

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Language We UseLanguage We Use

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:05:23 GMT

Are you using the correct words in your business? Maybe your're using words you no longer need, or have lost their meaning. Checkin with yourself and listen to your words.

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Selecting a CoachSelecting a Coach

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:19:36 GMT

Need a coach? How do you get one? What should I look for?

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Who's Killing the Innovation?Who's Killing the Innovation?

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:34:58 GMT

Innovation is thrown around everywhere. Everyone, every business needs to be innovating. But are there people killing the innovation. Could it be you? Do you welcome ideas, or throw them out?

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Succession PlanningSuccession Planning

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:30:45 GMT

Succession planning is critical to a business, but what about you. Are you prepared for the time after you finish or step back?

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Dressing the PartDressing the Part

Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:48:26 GMT

This month we look at how we look and people see us!

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Defensive PostureDefensive Posture

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:09:52 GMT

So this months questions are centred around the idea of people with a defensive posture towards change or ideas etc.

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Letting Go!Letting Go!

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:36:04 GMT

I revisit this subject to get it clear in your mind.

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The Power of MeaningThe Power of Meaning

Wed, 08 May 2013 09:24:37 GMT

Employees, Co-workers, Colleagues, Managers, in fact everyone needs meaning in what they do. They need to find meaning. Do you provide that?

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Challenging - The Way to Move Forward in BusinessChallenging - The Way to Move Forward in Business

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:36:00 GMT

How do you view challenges? Issues? Obstacles? Are you a good example to your people?

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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:31:11 GMT

Even the best do it!

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Encourage Being KnowledgeableEncourage Being Knowledgeable

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:15:10 GMT

Knowledge, Focus, Goals? Do you make your people knowledgeable? Are you knowledgeable?

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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:25:31 GMT

Do you make mistakes? Do you learn? How do you deal with them?

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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:10:14 GMT

Are you connected? With your customers? Clients? Staff?

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Building TrustBuilding Trust

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:09:47 GMT

Am I worthy of your trust? Are they worthy of yours?

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Pick A LanePick A Lane

Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:43:41 GMT

Do you often change track? Skip from one thing to another? Well maybe its time to focus!

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Promise To YourselfPromise To Yourself

Thu, 31 May 2012 17:02:50 GMT

Do you make promises to others? How about to yourself? Do you keep them? Let's Talk!

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Making AssumptionsMaking Assumptions

Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:23:45 GMT

Are you projecting your beliefs and assumptions onto others?

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Knowing or Willing to LearnKnowing or Willing to Learn

Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:06:21 GMT

Are you a person that just knows or are your willing to learn? Are you willing to give that learning to others? Do you hold onto the power?

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On ExhibitionOn Exhibition

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:10:51 GMT

You are always on show with your customers? Are you an example of that? What about your employees?

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Fri, 09 Dec 2011 11:32:11 GMT

Are you using it correctly?

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Dealing with Difficult PeopleDealing with Difficult People

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:54:34 GMT

Do you find it hard to deal with people? Are they sometimes difficult? Here are some tips!

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Learning and TeachingLearning and Teaching

Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:45:35 GMT

Can you teach leadership? Is it an ongoing learning scenario?

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Work Out of Your JobWork Out of Your Job

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:15:00 GMT

Are you sticking to it and forgetting to delegate? Give it away you will never lose your job!

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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:21:26 GMT

What do you stand for?

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Honesty and IntegrityHonesty and Integrity

Thu, 30 Jun 2011 09:56:54 GMT

We talk about integrity and honesty but what does it mean to us? What makes integrity and honesty so important in the work place?

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Listen to the ChatterListen to the Chatter

Thu, 26 May 2011 13:35:18 GMT

You have to listen to understand.

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Confident to DeliverConfident to Deliver

Tue, 03 May 2011 16:39:57 GMT

Are you confident to deliver your stuff? Do you inspire others or even allow others to be confident in their delivery of services?

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Leading from a DistanceLeading from a Distance

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:32:19 GMT

Do you have a group of people that you need to lead but they may not be in your office? What about several teams? Paul helps with asking you a few questions.

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Performance ReviewPerformance Review

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:20:27 GMT

How often are your performance reviews? Are you still dated by an annual review?

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What Character Are You?What Character Are You?

Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:57:07 GMT

Do you get on with people? Do you try?

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Getting the Focus RightGetting the Focus Right

Tue, 02 Nov 2010 14:24:11 GMT

So which way do you see things? Do you need to be right all the time or do you want to get things right?

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Knowing That You Don't KnowKnowing That You Don't Know

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:17:28 GMT

Are you someone who looks to work with others knowledge or do you just think you're right all the time? Do you know how detrimental this could be to your business?

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Faulty Reasoning - the Slippery SlopeFaulty Reasoning - the Slippery Slope

Tue, 31 Aug 2010 15:39:56 GMT

Are you justifying your actions? Have you developed behaviours that are not conducive with your business/job? Maybe this months questions will help.

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Bad News Better Travel FastBad News Better Travel Fast

Mon, 26 Jul 2010 07:49:33 GMT

Do your employees hold onto bad news until its to late? Do you do it to your boss? The problem is worse than you think!

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Recessions Not Over Until the Lessons are LearntRecessions Not Over Until the Lessons are Learnt

Thu, 24 Jun 2010 12:12:11 GMT

We need to learn the lessons of this recession before we move on. Have you?

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Reflection of YourselfReflection of Yourself

Fri, 28 May 2010 11:00:28 GMT

What do you dislike about others? May be it is you!

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Knowledge is Power - A Killer of Your BusinessKnowledge is Power - A Killer of Your Business

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:04:50 GMT

Keep knowledge is not true power. It only infects your business and rots from the inside. The flow of knowledge is the key.

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So you want Change? What are you doing about it?So you want Change? What are you doing about it?

Wed, 24 Mar 2010 13:24:07 GMT

Everybody wants change for the better, however, not many want to work for that change. What are you doing?

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Are you healthy?Are you healthy?

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 09:37:33 GMT

We all take it for granted but are you healthy? Is your business healthy?

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A Reminder to MyselfA Reminder to Myself

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 10:25:05 GMT

We all need a little reminder, once in a while!

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A Dog is for LifeA Dog is for Life

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 10:56:26 GMT

Leadership is long term not for the short term. Be rewarding everyday, not once a year!

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Return On InvestmentReturn On Investment

Sat, 28 Nov 2009 11:00:41 GMT

Has the term become a metonymy? Does it only exist on a financial scale?

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Three Fingers Pointing BackThree Fingers Pointing Back

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 09:23:32 GMT

Point a finger and get three pointing back. Are you becoming what you do not like in others?

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Are You Worth Coaching?Are You Worth Coaching?

Thu, 01 Oct 2009 11:55:34 GMT

Coaching and Mentoring are big business, we all need one or the other and in some cases both. But are you worth it? Should you be coached? Are you good enough to be a mentee? Lets find out!

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Thu, 27 Aug 2009 11:22:12 GMT

Do you have soul in your business? Do you contribute, bring soul into the business? What is this soul? Lets find out!

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A Little Can Go A Long WayA Little Can Go A Long Way

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 21:46:04 GMT

Leadership is like spice in cooking, a little can go a long way. However, get it wrong you can spoil the whole dish.

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Icons Let Us DownIcons Let Us Down

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 09:14:32 GMT

Sorry for the lateness of this post. So this economy getting you down. Lets take a better look.

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Another ConferenceAnother Conference

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 15:14:02 GMT

Another Conference, it is needed or structured properly?

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Remaining FocusedRemaining Focused

Wed, 25 Feb 2009 08:09:33 GMT

Can you see the horizon? Are you making preparation for the eventual landfall?

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TOL Qs - FebruaryTOL Qs - February

Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:47:43 GMT

We received some great questions this month. Here are the answers!

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Obama on LeadershipObama on Leadership

Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:17:31 GMT

What can we extract from Obama to make us better?

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When to Fold 'emWhen to Fold 'em

Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:38:52 GMT

Do you know when to walk away? Do you challenge for the sake of it or for a good reason?

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Mon, 01 Dec 2008 07:10:49 GMT

To trust or not to trust?

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Environmental AwarenessEnvironmental Awareness

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 10:55:55 GMT

This is not greenwashing, this is about your responsibility.

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Holding Yourself to a Higher StandardHolding Yourself to a Higher Standard

Fri, 26 Sep 2008 08:29:02 GMT

You need to be accountable. Your people need to respect you. But what motivates you in your job. Money are something higher?

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Does Age Matter?Does Age Matter?

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:12:39 GMT

Are you being biased to a certain age? Or do you think you categories people?

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Killing the EnergyKilling the Energy

Fri, 18 Jul 2008 12:54:00 GMT

Do you create the energy or kill it? Do others destroy the spirit in the workplace?

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Work is Love Made VisibleWork is Love Made Visible

Thu, 05 Jun 2008 11:04:06 GMT

Do you bring the love and passion for everyone?

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Wishing I Was Lucky?Wishing I Was Lucky?

Wed, 30 Apr 2008 11:15:16 GMT

Are we lucky or just conditioned?

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Who Controls Our Minds?Who Controls Our Minds?

Mon, 21 Apr 2008 13:36:41 GMT

Lets talk about controlling your mind.

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Are Leaders Born?Are Leaders Born?

Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:23:38 GMT

Lets explore the meaning behind the title.

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Walk the TalkWalk the Talk

Tue, 29 Jan 2008 14:40:19 GMT

Stop think and realise.

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Season GreetingsSeason Greetings

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 16:54:45 GMT

Are we being truth about ourselves?

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Who Are We Really?Who Are We Really?

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 16:45:18 GMT

Are we being truth about ourselves?

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Thought LeadershipThought Leadership

Thu, 25 Oct 2007 10:37:17 GMT

I decided to look at Thought Leadership

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To Know To Understand To OwnTo Know To Understand To Own

Wed, 26 Sep 2007 15:18:36 GMT

Does everyone know or understand the difference? How does the difference affect your business?

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What is Folly?What is Folly?

Tue, 04 Sep 2007 10:36:09 GMT

Do you make decisions based on the real information? Or do you make decisions based on what if thought to be right? Lets look at folly in your business.

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Good Intentions - No Action!!Good Intentions - No Action!!

Wed, 08 Aug 2007 11:50:52 GMT

Workshops/Conferences we walk away jazzed up and ready to take on the world. We have our top 10 tips or 7 ways to work better. Then we return to work and back into what we always did. Too much to handle those 7-10 tips. Why not try getting one to work!

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Authentic Leadership - June 2007Authentic Leadership - June 2007

Wed, 18 Jul 2007 15:48:36 GMT

So e hear a lot about this 'Authentic Leadership', but what does it really mean? Does it take a lot to be authentic? Can we learn it? And in what way does it help business? P.S - Sorry for it being so late!

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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 09:30:45 GMT

How do you want to be motivated? Ask the right question of your people and you may get some startling responses!

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What is really important?What is really important?

Fri, 27 Apr 2007 15:37:02 GMT

Are you a leader because you want a legacy or are you a leader for the greater good?

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Wed, 07 Mar 2007 13:58:11 GMT

Is trust just for other people? Is it for you internally or externally? Can you build trust frm within?

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Middle Management - Are They Keeping Up?Middle Management - Are They Keeping Up?

Fri, 23 Feb 2007 10:32:34 GMT

In a business everyone needs to be moving in the same direction. Are the middle management pulling their weight? How do you see it and fix it? Or if you are middle management how do you get away from it?

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Lets Think DifferentLets Think Different

Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:57:57 GMT

This month is about thinking different. Paul interviews Dr. Kenny Doig at his Dental Centre in Boston, UK. The Dental Practice has won awards for best practice in the UK and East Midlands.

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A Leader In 2007A Leader In 2007

Sat, 30 Dec 2006 11:42:49 GMT

Lets think about your leadership for 2007.

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Managing RemotelyManaging Remotely

Mon, 27 Nov 2006 22:29:31 GMT

How do you manage your people remotely? What skills do you need to manage these people?

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Managing UpwardsManaging Upwards

Fri, 27 Oct 2006 09:50:42 GMT

So we have talked about you as the manager or leader, and the downward process of leading people. What can your people do or you can do to manage/lead the people above you.

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Holding Up The MirrorHolding Up The Mirror

Fri, 29 Sep 2006 10:41:23 GMT

Do you need a mirror to see what others see?

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Recruitment & SelectionRecruitment & Selection

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 09:56:40 GMT

Whos job is it to do the recruitment?

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The Power of QuestionsThe Power of Questions

Mon, 31 Jul 2006 15:12:26 GMT

So how can the leader use questions to help others and themself?

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"What's Going On?""What's Going On?"

Fri, 23 Jun 2006 13:49:25 GMT

Paul delivers his Thoughts on Leadership for this month he explains "What's Going On?"

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Leadership in Customer ServiceLeadership in Customer Service

Tue, 23 May 2006 08:23:00 GMT

Paul interviews Andrew Green, Senior Sales consultant, at the local Volvo dealer. This month focuses on outstanding customer service, and the leadership involved.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2006 12:10:01 GMT

This month Paul talks about the difference between mentoring and coaching. Hope you enjoy it!

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The Leadership Habit - Mar 06The Leadership Habit - Mar 06

Mon, 03 Apr 2006 09:21:21 GMT

So the switch did not work. So here is March's podcast. We will continue with this feed from now on. Many Thanks

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TOL - PassionTOL - Passion

Sat, 18 Feb 2006 17:05:32 GMT

Paul Bridle gives his thoughts on leadership for another month. This month Paul will talk about passion, and the need to some it.

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Reflection & Planning

Wed, 21 Dec 2005 16:21:17 GMT

This is the end of the year podcast.