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Issue 35 | 17 MAY 2019
The Melting Pot
 
 
 
HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
 
Be honest. Is your exec team as good as it could be?  Are they tight-knit, collaborative and honest? Do they understand and support each other? Is everyone working towards the same goal? If the answer’s no, I’d suggest you have some work to do.
 
 
 
THE MELTING POT PODCAST
 
John Housego: The Importance of Employee Ownership for Business Success

This week's guest is John Housego, a proud Cornishman now living in Scotland. John’s background is in engineering and he spent 22 years with W L Gore & Associates. 

During his time with the company he discovered a passion for developing employee ownership more widely as a business model for the health and welfare of the staff, but also because of the benefits it can bring to company resilience and performance. For John, personal growth at work for all members of the team is incredibly important, as is the culture within that organisation
 
 
 
 
THE EVERGREEN SHOW
The only show that gives you proven, pragmatic, and immediately applicable business growth strategies every week in 15 minutes or less.
 
HACK THE ENTREPRENEUR
Unlike other business podcasts. No filler and no fluff. HTE is a show for people looking to take charge of their lives and build a successful online business. People who are looking for their next business idea, getting started online, and how to start a business. We understand that starting a business and doing work that matters is not always easy, but it is worth it.
 
 
 
7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success
No one has a bigger impact on new employees’ success than the managers who hired them. Why? Because more than anyone else the hiring manager understands what his or her people need to accomplish and what it will take — skills, resources, connections — for them to become fully effective.
 
Guy Kawasaki On The 11 Lessons That Changed His Life (And Can Change Yours, Too)
“Take the high road...you’ll find out there’s not much traffic there,” shares Guy Kawasaki as we sit to chat about what he’s learned so far in his 65 years. Those years have been full as he’s worked at Apple twice, started several tech companies, became an investor, keynote speaker, thirteen-time author, brand ambassador, and “chief evangelist” for Canva. In his latest book Wise Guy, Kawasaki shares what he calls “miso soup for the soul”, a wide-range of stories that have helped him grow.
 
4 Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Sales Leaders
Any company that relies heavily on salespeople naturally wants a highly-qualified person to lead the sales force. Judging by the modest tenure of sales leaders in their role, according to recent LinkedIn data, something is amiss. Looking at 150 past sales leaders (VP sales or equivalent role) at the 100 largest U.S. manufacturing companies, one in four lasted in the job less than two years, and half lasted three years or less.
 
 
 
THE CULTURE CODE BY CLOTAIRE RAPAILLE
Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The answers are in the codes. In this book, internationally revered cultural anthropologist and marketing expert Clotaire Rapaille reveals for the first time the techniques he has used to improve profitability and practices for dozens of Fortune 100 companies. His groundbreaking revelations shed light not just on business but on the way every human being acts and lives around the world.
12 RULES FOR LIFE BY JORDAN B PETERSON
How should we live properly in a world of chaos and uncertainty? Jordan Peterson has helped millions of people, young and old, men and women, aim at a life of responsibility and meaning. Now he can help you. Drawing on his own work as a clinical psychologist and on lessons from humanity's oldest myths and stories, Peterson offers twelve profound and realistic principles to live by. After all, as he reminds us, we each have a vital role to play in the unfolding destiny of the world.
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 

21st - 22nd May 2019 - Scale Up Summit in Atlanta

Your premier source for clarity on how to improve your business. Join leaders from the fastest growing mid-market firms ($5 million to $500 million), for intense interactive learning, networking and idea-generation.


23rd May 2019 - WXG 7 Technology for Good

Web Expo Guildford returns for its seventh year and has always been more than just a tech conference. Brought to you by Kyan and Wirehive, WXG brings together inspirational speakers from the creative, digital and technical industries for a one-day schedule of talks, breakouts and fireside chats.

3rd & 4th June 2019 - Somerset Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Got an innovative business - or an ingenious idea for one? Your journey to business success could begin now! Join us at Yeovil Innovation Centre for a FREE two day event for budding entrepreneurs and be inspired to be the best that you can be.

4th June 2019 - Regenerate South Conference, Winchester

This is a fantastic opportunity for potential investors, developers, agents and consultants to debate the ambitions for the Central South region, ensuring that we retain competitiveness and productivity into the future.

20th June 2019 - The Future is Flexible, London
 

What does the future look like? How will factors such as the Economic Clock, Mergers and Acquisitions, the 4th Industrial Revolution and Skills Shortages provide challenges and opportunities for your organisation over the next 5 years? Join us for this breakfast event to not only get an insight into the near future but to get actionable and practical strategies on how your business can be prepared for and benefit from this changing future.

20th June 2019 - Attention! Digital Marketing Summit, Bournemouth
 

Attention! is a conference where more than 200 digital marketing professionals come together to enjoy a full day (from 9am-5pm) of industry speakers, workshops, seminars and networking. Don't miss the chance to stay ahead of the game with all the latest industry topics and digital marketing tactics.


10th July 2019 - Scaling Up Business Workshop, London

Join Alan Miltz author of MyCashflow Story and Neale Lewis, certified Gazelles International coach on a powerful one day Scaling Up masterclass

29th - 30th January 2020 - Velocity², Create and Manage Growth at Scale, London

Velocity² brings together the founders and executive teams of leading scaleups, investors and experts from across Europe for two days of business growth inspiration. 
 
 
 
 
Dominic Monkhouse
 
 
Dominic offers business coaching and management development, strategy planning and organisational change, using tried and tested methods to launch your organisation onto an unparalleled growth trajectory. His programme is a function of his broad experience, his deep expertise and a proven process used by over 2,700 firms
worldwide.
 
 
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