We are coming to the end of another eventful year, another 12 month bundle of opportunities, challenges, plenty of highlights and some definite unforeseen low lights. Hopefully you are about to embark on a well-deserved break. This is exactly what the inside influence team and myself will be doing. So ...

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Why are stories so important? I talk a lot about storytelling on this podcast, but let’s for a second explore the word itself. I like to think about stories as gifts. In telling our stories we take a moment from our own experience, we wrap it up the best way ...

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What’s your leadership blueprint? I’m not talking just about your values – or a description of how you operate at your best, on the best day – when everything is going according to plan.  I’m talking about a roadmap of clearly defined behaviours, rituals and practices that exactly define the ...

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Here we are with number three of our powercut episodes. This is our way of keeping you inspired over Christmas and New Year while our Inside Influence team takes a little bit of a break to rest and recharge. We have gone back through all the episodes and narrowed down, ...

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Skills are not enough. 90% of Navy SEAL recruits fail to pass the basic training. And 50% of Navy Seals fail training for specialised command.  Today’s guest, former Navy SEAL Commander and officer in charge of training for specialised command Rich Diviney asked why?  Beneath skills there are hidden drivers ...

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Whether you call it “being in the zone”, “flow”, “hyperfocus”, “feeling invincible”, or in the words of my guest today “consonance” – we have all experienced those moments where we feel our abilities and passions are absorbed into the task in front of us. Time melts away and we produce ...

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