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Latest Podcasts


Creating a Safe Space for Young Professionals to Thrive, with Julia Hart

One of the biggest challenges for modern-day leaders is to find and engage top talent. On this episode, executive coach and communication professional Julia Hart reflects on how leaders can neutralize their power and create a safe space for their youngest employees to speak up and give their best.

How to Close the Power Gap in Meetings, with Marcel van de Hoef

Recently, workshop facilitator Myriam Hadnes invited me onto her podcast ‘Workshops Work’. We talked about how I became interested in power, how power differences impede our conversations and what leaders can do to close the gap. I’m pleased to share this conversation on Meeting Strategist to kick off my new series about power.

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Ted Seides on Interviewing Investors, Assessing Teams and Podcasting

Investor Ted Seides talks about the communication side of his famous wager with Warren Buffett. You’ll also learn why meetings are crucial in manager selection, what to look and listen for when assessing an investment team’s culture and how Ted prepares for podcast interviews.

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About Meeting Strategist

Meeting Strategist pulls back the curtains on one of the most critical skills in business. Curator Marcel van de Hoef, an Amsterdam-based communication trainer and former journalist, is a lifelong student of human interaction and discourse with a strong focus on business conversations.

On the blog, Marcel shares his evolving insights into questioning and listening skills, conversation strategies and the psychology that underpins our daily conversations.

In the monthly podcast, he interviews investors, executives, creatives and others about the strategies they rely on to make their meetings more productive and meaningful.

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