#119 How to better lead and serve with Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE

#119 How to better lead and serve with Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE

Today's very special guest on the show is Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE, a former Specialist Military Unit Colonel in the British Armed Forces who served the British Army for 22 years and who spent 82 months deployed on operations in complex and hostile environments. As a former elite athlete representing Team GB and a man leading woman and men into battle, this is one of the most inspiring conversations you'll hear on what it takes to build adaptable and high performing teams through compassionate and mission-driven leadership.

#115 How to do your best work with Aaron Dignan

#115 How to do your best work with Aaron Dignan

Let's be honest, the way we work is broken. Frederick Taylor and his concept of scientific management was invented over 100 years ago on a factory floor for a world that no longer exists. The good news is that we can change that reality. Tune in to this week’s episode of The Unconventionalists where Mark Leruste sits down with organisational whisperer Aaron Dignan, founder of The Ready and author of the brand new book "Brave New Work" to talk about why more autonomy, trust, and transparency, not bureaucracy, is the secret to doing our best work.

#114 Why being yourself is good for business with George Bettany

#114 Why being yourself is good for business with George Bettany

What if the secret to building and growing a business that people wanted to love and support was to actually just be yourself? Wouldn’t that be a crazy idea? Well, watch my powerful conversation with George Bettany, co-founder of Sanctus who believes that being yourself is good for business. He should know, their startup is on track to make 7-figures in 2019 without even having a sales team!

#110 Why businesses who do good do better with James Routledge

#110 Why businesses who do good do better with James Routledge

From rags to riches, how a University drop out launched a tech startup, raised $1 million and lived the dream. So could have gone the narrative of today's guest, if it weren't for the fact that James Routledge woke up one day having panic attacks and realised that the company he had built was a soulless shell. It was time to hit the reset button. This is the incredible true story of how a 20something year old took on the challenge to change the perception of mental health and put the first mental health gym on the high street by founding Sanctus.