Podcast Episode 1: The Growth Whisperers

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.

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In this episode:

Who are The Growth Whisperers – Kevin and Brad discuss their background in helping CEOs and  leadership teams of high growth entrepreneurial companies as well as why they decided to start The Growth Whisperers podcast.

The Stockdale Paradox – During the Coronavirus outbreak and pandemic it’s important to not be too optimistic or too pessimistic. Brad and Kevin discuss the Stockdale Paradox from Jim Collins and why it is so relevant during this crisis.

Coronavirus back to work – When will the lockdown be lifted and when will we be heading back to work? It’s the question many leaders are asking right now. The Growth Whisperers provide some interesting thoughts about when, why and what you should start doing to prepare.

Conserving cash – Kevin and Brad talk about a few ideas they’ve seen to conserve and optimize cash now.

Government COVID19 modelling – Last week the Australian Government released the modelling that they have been basing their Coronavirus response on. Within this data there are some interesting insights into how the Government views the future, and what you need to consider in your business right now.

Productivity – In the COVID-19 lockdown, how can you maintain productivity for yourself and employees? The Whisperers’ discuss interesting ideas to help remote working productivity.