Following on from my successful “Perspectives from the Top” video series, see Video Blog section, my podcast series has now launched with an amazing guest list. The 25 episodes will be coming out every 2 weeks and will give listeners insights on what delivers success with people and organisations, broad perspectives on the world of business and society and simple practical tips to be better. On alternate weeks in my “Reflections on the Top” I will deliver a summary of the previous episode, some of my insights and a reminder of the simple tips for action.
To check out the podcast episodes and sign up to be notified when they go live on the Perspectives from the Top website
Here is a selection of my guests you will hear from :
Peter Maurer : President of the International Committee of the Red Cross who reminded global leaders of their duty to observe humanitarian law at the UN General assembly a few weeks ago; former head of Swiss Diplomatic Service.
Sylvia Acevedo : Entrepreneur, scientist, tech leader and former CEO of US Girl Scouts. She worked on Voyager 2 as a rocket scientist, ran Apples Asia – Pacific operations, set up 2 tech businesses, on Forbes list of “Top 50 women in Tech”, Fast Companys “Top 100 most creative people in business”…and much more.
Herb Lang : Top scoring Harlem Globetrotters legend. Nicknamed “Flight Time” for his skills. Player and coach over 18 seasons in 90 countries, multi award winner, now philanthropist, author, coach and motivator. The guy who got the Pope to spin a ball on his finger.
Lisa Gable : CEO for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), turned organisation round from financial crisis. Worked in Regan Whitehouse, troubleshooter for Intel CEO, advised Bush Administration, Defense Department, US Ambassador to World Expo, US Delegate to UN, head of public policy for PepsiCo.
Peter Wuffli : ex CEO of UBS, now supporting developing nations entrepreneurs through his Elea Foundation; worked for McKinsey, on Board of Partners Holding Group, President of IMD Business School.
Amanda Russell : Former Olympic level runner, entrepreneur setting up one of first global digital fitness subscription channels, and then a digital production company, now Professor of Marketing at both Northwestern and Texas, Harvard Case Study author, on Advisory board of Lamborghini, womens leadership activist, and much more.
Andy Byford : former head of New Yorks Metropolitan Transport Authority, Toronto and Sydney mass transit systems and now Transport Commissioner for London, leading the service which 5m Londoners a day use.
Lt General Reynold Hoover: Commanded Alabama Army National Guard, Northern Strategic Air Command, Chief of Staff at FEMA, served in CIA, served in Iraq and Afghanistan; Special Assistant to President for Homeland Security, teaches future Generals at Westpoint and much more.
Claire Mann : CEO of one of UKs biggest train companies with both high density commuter and long distance lines delivering 200m + journeys a year, previously CEO for Londons 11,000+ bus operation with 2.3m passengers a day.
Jamie Price : CEO of Advisor Group, one of US largest groups of independent financial advisors, Best CEO of 2021 in US Wealth Management, former CEO and founder of 1-800 Doctors connecting patients to expert doctors, Head of Wealth Management Advisors US for UBS, COO Prudential Securities.
Michele Kajiwara: SVP Sales and Services for the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles. The arena hosts 4 teams from NHL, NBA, WNBA, concerts, other sports from World Tennis tour, World Skating Championships, Olympic basketball. Micheles team brings in over $100m in revenue per year.
Paul Epstein : C suite sports executive for multiple NFL and NBA teams, global agencies, and the NFL league office. Transformed NBA teams from bottom in league revenue to top-two in financial performance. Broken records on revenue in Super Bowl as NFL’s sales leader, opened a billion-dollar stadium, helped save the New Orleans NBA and founded the San Francisco 49ers Talent Academy.
Megan K Fox : Award winning Irish film director, producer and writer in both TV and film from long running TV series to award winning short films, including comedy. Now developing her first feature film project.
Marshall Goldsmith : Fmr Professor of Management Dartmouth Tuck, entrepreneur, ranked top business thinker for 10 years, No 1 executive coach, Harvard Institute of Coaching Life Time award and numerous other awards for business insights and coaching.
Chris Field : Entrepreneur, leading Mercy Project against child labour and trafficking in Africa.