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Cutting Through

Engaging decision-makers in complex ideas

If you are an expert who needs to persuade others who do not share your technical background, this podcast is for you.

One of my biggest frustrations is seeing people with great ideas not get the traction they should.

I invite you to meet an incredible group of experts. They share how they have engaged ‘outsiders' in complex ideas. This could be others at the top, their peers, direct reports, anyone who does not share their technical expertise.

Scroll down to find actionable insights to help you cut through in your own world.

 

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Anthony Wilson
ABM Risk Management

Decision makers can find it hard to prioritise risk. Just like fixing a roof that doesn't yet leak, it's hard to get traction until something goes wrong. Anthony shares his strategies for cutting through garnered from decades in compliance, risk and audit.

Season 1, Episode 2    |    42 min

E2 – Richard Medcalf – Making Time For Strategy

E2 – Richard Medcalf – Making Time For Strategy

Cutting ThroughHelping experts engage 'outsiders' in complex ideasDo you struggle to find time to think at work? In this episode, Richard shares ideas to help 'cut through' with our diaries so we have time to think. Although he primarily focuses on strategy, the...

E1 – Anthony Wilson – Risk Management

E1 – Anthony Wilson – Risk Management

Cutting ThroughHelping experts engage 'outsiders' in complex ideasAnthony Wilson shares 30+ years' experience in engaging others in risk management. His biggest challenge is to encourage leaders and others involved in managing risk to move away from a 'once and done'...

E0 – Cutting Through Introduction

E0 – Cutting Through Introduction

Cutting ThroughHelping experts engage 'outsiders' in complex ideasIf you are an expert who needs to persuade others who do not share your technical background, this podcast is for you. One of my biggest frustrations is seeing people with great ideas not get the...

INTERVIEW – Busting 3 Business Negotiation Myths

INTERVIEW – Busting 3 Business Negotiation Myths

I came to Friday's interview with Matt Lohmeyer a bit selfishly. Negotiating has often made me nervous and yet he seems to thrive while discussing and doing it. So, I wanted to learn how he gets great outcomes while actually enjoying the process. If I am to interpret...

Discussion – Building a Winning Career

Bill Cowan rightly pointed out in this week's workshop that most of us are good at our jobs, but not necessarily​ good at marketing ourselves.I put myself in that category. Marketing is so very much harder and yet Bill's strategy for building a winning career seems...