In this Covid-19 specific episode of the MLN Podcast we cover ‘Technology and Remote Working’ with Patrick Leggett, Director at Xperience. Within the conversation we discuss productivity, collaboration and cyber security as they relate to the ‘new normal’ of work. We also discuss data-driven business intelligence and we delve into the software and hardware that has helped improve the working practices (and lives!) of Patrick, his colleagues and his family.
In this episode we speak with Feargal McCormack who is Founder and MD of PKF-FPM Accountants. The practice started as a one-man business in 1991 and has grown to be one of the leading accountancy and business consultancy practices in Ireland. The company employs some 120 people across 5 offices, having achieved average business growth of 16.5% to 17% each year over the past 27 years. This was an incredibly open conversation in which Feargal shares his own sources of inspiration and perspective as well as the foundations on which PKFFPM’s success is built.
In this episode we speak with Damian Hughes who is an internationally renowned speaker and the author of seven best-selling business books. Damian’s innovative thinking has been praised by Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Terry Leahy, Tiger Woods, Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson. He is Professor of Organisational Psychology and Change at Manchester Metropolitan University and within this conversation we explore the concepts of culture and change drawing on examples that range from Pep Guardiola to Jurgen Klopp to the American Civil Rights movement to the smoking ban.
In this episode we speak with Philip Hesketh who is the author of two Amazon Number One best-sellers, and an internationally-renowned thought-leader in the psychology of influence and persuasion. Philip gets it because he has lived it, having grown his advertising agency from a standing start to one with billings of £48million, a team of 150 and a client list that included BBC, Nestle and Walt Disney. Within this conversation we discuss the 7 psychological drivers, the 5 keys to persuasion and the 3 parts to every conversation.
In this episode we speak with Gerry Hussey who has helped to build some of the world’s most successful sports and business teams. As a Performance Consultant, he has coached elite athletes for Olympic Games, Heineken Cups, All-Ireland Finals, World Cups and Golf Majors. He currently works with the leadership teams of some of the world’s best-known businesses and within this conversation we explore the difference between the brain and the mind, the power of words, the importance of gratitude and Gerry’s ‘900 months’ concept.