Podcast Episode 10: We’re All Human, No Employees, Effective Planning for Leadership Teams

The Growth Whisperers is a weekly podcast hosted by Brad Giles and Kevin Lawrence two advisors to mid-market businesses, one Australian, one Canadian, who each work with CEOs and Leadership Teams across the world with a mission to build enduring, great companies. Each weekly episode covers interesting situations and questions from the world of strategic planning, leadership development, talent and hiring in high growth entrepreneurial companies where real results matter.




We’re all human – In these tough times, some employees have been finding it more challenging than others, in normal times they were A players, but recently they have struggled. Kevin and Brad talk about the how to deal with these situations, and why it might be an idea to give out a free pass.

No employees – Some leaders say the ideal business has no employees and just makes money. The Growth Whisperers discuss how the real joy of leadership comes not from more deals, but helping people grow to become the best version of themselves.

Effective planning for leadership teams – Brad and Kevin talk about how to effectively plan in this environment, and how leadership teams should look for different perspectives and different ways to assess their strategy and situation.