Ep. 09 - 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.

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Ep. 08 - 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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Ep. 07 - Ted Seides on Interviewing Investors, His Bet with Buffett and How His Podcast Made Him a Better Listener

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 for when assessing culture and how Ted prepares for podcast interviews.

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Ep. 06 - The Preparation Paradox: High-Stakes Meetings with David Rudolf from ‘The Staircase’

Criminal defense attorney David Rudolf from the Netflix docuseries ‘The Staircase’ talks about the questioning strategies he uses during cross examination, why transparency is key in bad news conversations and how he's able to perform at his peak when the stakes couldn't be higher.

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Ep. 05 - The Power to Walk Away: Influence in Sales Meetings with Will Marshall

Management consultant and trainer Will Marshall shares anecdotes and lessons learned from his long career as a sales rep and manager at corporations including Xerox. We also talk about the power of questions and the mindset sales people need to deal with rejection and sell with confidence.

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Ep. 04 – Exploring the Unsaid: Deep Listening With Oscar Trimboli

Oscar Trimboli is an executive coach and a listening expert based in Sydney, Australia. In the latest episode of the Meeting Strategist podcast, he talks about the cost of poor listening for individuals and organizations and the importance for leaders to listen to what’s unsaid and to those who are reluctant to speak.

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Ep. 03 - Football, Hot Tea and Trust: Meeting Without Agenda with Maarten Oldenhof

My guest for this episode is Maarten Oldenhof. Maarten is an investor and business leader with over 30 years of experience and the former CEO of Ajax, the Amsterdam-based football club. He reflects on his management style and talks openly about the most challenging meetings throughout his career. This includes an emotionally charged meeting when his management team had colluded against him and the negotiation of a major player transfer at Ajax.

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Ep. 02 - The Power of 3s: Public Speaking Lessons with Spencer Waldron

My guest for this episode is Spencer Waldron, a regular public speaker at business conferences across Europe. This episode is packed with the lessons that Spencer learned the hard way – by being on stage. How do you best prepare for talks, how do you handle your nerves and how do you create a story that people will actually listen to? For more information, visit the show notes.

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