There is no rule book

At every turn, leaders are pulled in all directions.

Beginning with ‘No Grit No Pearl,’ each episode of Gritty Leaders Club explores a tension or paradox of leadership…asking how founders, entrepreneurs and scale-up CEOs decide which way to turn.

Creating A Challenge Culture with Nigel Travis

Nigel Travis talks about Challenge Culture – hear the approach he took as CEO at Dunkin’ Brands, CEO at Papa Johns, COO at Blockbuster, and now as co-owner of Leyton Orient FC.

B Corps, Better Business & Happiness

Is better business harder business? Is it better for the business itself as well as people and planet? And what are B Corps anyway? Find our as we talk to Hannah Cox, entrepreneur and founder of sustainability impact agency BetterNotStop.

No Bullsh!t Leadership

“Pick the top few things that create value. Drop all the other sh!t and don’t worry about it.” Gritty Leaders Club interviews Martin G Moore during the run-up to publication of his new book, No Bullsh!t Leadership, in which Marty lays out his essential steps to lift your leadership – and your organization – to a higher level.

The Leadership Challenge

Inspired by the book, The Leadership Challenge, by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, we look at five behaviours exhibited by the best leaders – how do you measure up?

The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team

Patrick Lencioni’s ‘The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team’ has become a classic followed by teams worldwide.  Ben and Ian explore the model and when and how to apply it.

Leading With Purpose, with Jim Kirkwood of TTC

Jim Kirkwood, CEO of TTC of discusses scaling the business, his approach to leadership, navigating challenges and the gritty leader he most admires.

What is Strategy (Part 2)

How do the elements come together to produce a strategy? Also, Ben talks about Reni Eddo-Lodge’s book, Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race, and Ian discusses ‘Intent.’

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