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May 5, 2021
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#42. Why bother? How identifying your team’s motivation is critical to success

Motivational Leadership was co-founded by our guest Kate Turner over 20 years ago to “shift the paradigm of motivation and leadership in the workplace”  She and […]
April 28, 2021
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#41. “It’s HR – but not as we know it”

It is wholly appropriate for an outdoors team building company podcast guest to have been described as “a breath of fresh air” within her profession!   Michelle […]
April 21, 2021

#40. Raising our own Baa

Head Shepherd Chris’ own lambing has finished.  It’s time to reflect and review. With all the new life around us in the fields and the easing […]
April 7, 2021

#38. Got a presentation to deliver to your team? Let’s sort it.

“Presentation skills and public speaking ability is the #1 leadership skill you need to have in order to stand out from the crowd and be a […]
March 10, 2021

#35. Top-flight tips from a pilot for your team

Just how relevant do you think the skills of an airline pilot might be in business? Today we find out with thanks to our guest Paul […]
March 3, 2021
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#34. How HR can be less tactical and more strategic

Today’s guest helps organisations identify the gaps within their HR process where technology can be leveraged, freeing up their time to be less tactical and play […]
February 24, 2021

#33. How it all began – the Raising the Baa story

If it’s good enough for the TV world it’s fine by us! One of our most popular episodes relates to THE most frequently asked question we […]
February 17, 2021
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#32. From Dell and 3M to luxury brands and insurance, adaptability is key

Team effectiveness, behavioural preferences and what motivates people to think and act like they do – all topics which fascinate today’s guest interviewee. In his words […]
February 3, 2021
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#30. Is ‘fun’ a prerequisite of your team training – real or virtual?

An American angle on team culture and engagement this time in our conversation with funny, motivational keynote speaker Brad Montgomery. Brad helps leaders, managers and their […]
January 27, 2021

#29. Have you ‘herd’ the one about cows flying to Africa?

If someone suggested flying cows from the UK to Africa to assist in a time of extreme famine, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was too […]
January 20, 2021
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#28. Keeping it simple

Executive coach, speaker and author of 5 books, Simon Tyler is our guest in this episode. Local to Raising the Baa, Simon is a humorous and […]
January 13, 2021

#27. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strange …

[title courtesy of the late great David Bowie, shortly after the 5th anniversary of his passing] Our guest today is Tammy Deakin, who in 2020 co-founded […]
November 18, 2020
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#23. A holistic learning approach with the help of Mother Nature

Our guest this week endorses a holistic learning approach, much of it in nature-rich surroundings. Founder and director of Saltbox Training and Events, established in 2008, […]
November 4, 2020
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#21. The Emotional Cycle of Change and herding sheep? Yes indeed.

Uninformed optimism. Informed pessimism. These first stages of the Emotional Cycle of Change arise during our discussion with Morten Wiil, relating to his experience of herding […]
October 20, 2020
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#19. The lessons Mother Nature can teach us about teamwork

With Mother Nature as her business partner (and one of ours’ too of course) Rachel Woods MSc shares her thoughts on how to improve teamwork and […]
October 7, 2020
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#17. Remote team tactics from tech industry FTSE 50 senior exec/entrepreneur

If you’re starting, building or re-structuring your remote team for massive success, this episode is for you. FTSE Senior Exec turned Entrepreneur Ian Drew shares his […]