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In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff – The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust



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In this video series, Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world. The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust. In this video from the series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ we discuss ‘The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust.” Chris talks about the culture of

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In Conversation with Chris Paton – The Difference Between Military and Commercial Leadership



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In this video from the series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris and Charlie Wagstaff discuss ‘The Difference Between Military and Commercial Leadership’. The decisions you make as a leader within the business world may not be life and death as it is in the military world, but taking full responsibility for your team no

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In Conversation with Chris Paton – The Sprint Box Methodology within Agile



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In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff. In this video series Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world: The Sprint Box Methodology Within Agile. When using the Sprint methodology there is an active reassessment after each sprint, that is after a set of assigned tasks have been

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In Conversation with Chris Paton – Closed Loop Communication



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In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff. In this video series, Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world: Closed Loop Communication. Closed Loop Communication is a technique used by the military that reduces the risk of errors arising from misunderstandings and wrong assumptions. As the leader, you

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In Conversation with Chris Paton – How to Lead When Others Know More Than You



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In this video from the series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris talks with Charlie Wagstaff about his experience of being a leader in The Royal Marines. In an early placement, Chris was leading 27 Marines in a single detachment all on his own, commanding those who had much more experience of the job and the environment.

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In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff – Empowering Your Team Through A Framework



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In this video as part of our series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris discusses with Charlie the common misperception that in the military there is a strict top-down control hierarchy but in reality, the involvement of all team members is vital in operations. Mission Command is a military technique that empowers each member of

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3 Components for Successful Business Performance – Podcast Ep9



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Having a passionate workforce, supported by the right resources to hand, and all aimed at delivering what the client wants will drive your business to success. In this edition of the Quirk Solutions podcast we discusses the 3 components essential for successful business performance: Passion, Capability and Clients. The experiences I have had in my

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Confident and Courageous Leadership – Podcast Ep8



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Guest Presenter: Kate Philp, Quirk Solutions Associate and Leadership Trainer There is a subtle, but very important difference between courageous and confident decision-making. Both equally important as each other but, none the less, they can have significant impacts on the consequences of the decisions we make either in our personal lives or in the boardroom. Kate

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Concept of Intent – Podcast Ep7



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Have you heard of Intent? It’s a single understanding that leaders who want the best from the teams communicate. It’s a very brief written statement which combines your mission statement, your company objectives, your culture and values – distilled into 100 words that outlines what the future looks like, how we’re getting there, some of

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10 Principles of Great Leadership – Podcast Ep6



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Guest Presenter: Roderic Yapp, Quirk Solutions Associate and Leadership Trainer Leadership isn’t an easy thing. It’s all about judgement and it’s all about character and that’s what makes it so difficult. However, there are 10 guiding principles that great leaders work within to ensure success for their team and their organisation. This week we have

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