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Amelia Torode on creating a business that not only works for her but answers a growing need to do things differently, as well as overcoming isolation within a company formed of independent workers

According to a report by Harvard Business Review back in 2011, half of CEOs reported experiencing feelings of loneliness within their role, with 61% of CEOs believing this hinders their performance. How has this evolved with the modern workplace? Is isolation still a worrying emotion that sits hand-in-hand with senior leadership and how does a workplace built around independent workers fit into this?

Sally chats to Amelia Torode, founder of The Fawnbrake Collective to find out more.

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Sarah Harvey on how to overcome a lack of clarity in your senior role, as well as how to hire effectively to avoid the same ambiguity being replicated within your team

A common leadership hurdle in a senior role can be the lack of definition in what you’ve actually been hired to do. Sally chats to Sarah Harvey, Former Head of UK at the Fintech group Square, to discuss how this can be overcome, including Sarah’s advice for recruiting new hires and when a lack of clarity in a job role can actually be a positive thing.

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How to step away from the daily detail and build the confidence required to develop of leadership mindset

“In many cases, we find a security and comfort in doing the things we know we do well, so it’s much easier to sit down and do a task you’ve done a thousand times rather than gear yourself up to do something outside of your comfort zone, or that you don’t quite know the answer too". 

How do you build the confidence to overcome this? Clare Gambardella, Chief Customer Officer at Zopa, talks to Sally Henderson, Executive Change Mentor, for The Leadership Series Podcast on how to have the confidence to lead rather than be stuck in the day to day. 

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How to overcome isolation within leadership and business

People tell you that it’s lonely at the top, but it’s not till you are there that you believe it. There are behaviours expected of you by your teams, colleagues and clients, and anxiety isn’t one of them. So, who do you turn to in order to help you build ideas, innovate, make decisions and have the clarity of vision to rise above the daily grind?

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