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Lead Strong is a LinkedIn/YouTube Live Series with Cappfinity Directors Celine Floyd and Stephanie Hopper whose teams are disrupting the world of Leadership Assessment and Development. Join us every other Wednesday at 8.30am ET.

Past Episodes

Episode 39: Sustainability Leadership – Moving from Buzz to Action
Simon Wright, Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Future and Matthew Elphick, Head of Leadership & Personalized Development discuss what sustainable leadership looks and sounds like in practice
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Episode 38: Growth Mindset in Action 
Matt Luke, Leadership Development Consultant and Certified Leadership Coach and Holly Whitcomb, Owner and Principal of Novel Leadership discuss Growth Mindset in Action with special guests
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Episode 37: Wellbeing
Anna Vila Pouca, Group Talent Development Lead at Marks & Spencer and Jane Dennis, Group Head of Inclusion and Wellbeing at BSI
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Episode 36: Leadership in Entrepreneurialism
Alan Pearson, Director at Octo Financial Planning and Dan Vincent, Owner and Founder of The Stable School
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Episode 35: Creating a Culture of Belonging
Deborah DeVerna, Chief Human Resources Officer at Qontigo and Catharine Williams, Founder of All Things People
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Episode 34: Leadership Change Mindset
Richard Cleverly, Founder at Think Cleverly Ltd and Zoe Gray, Associate Director for Public Partnerships at NIHR
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Episode 33: Strategic Vision
Peter Attfield, Chief Talent & Learning Officer at Jardine Matheson Hong Kong and Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health & Safety Officer (Executive HR Director) at SUEZ UK
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Episode 32: Leadership Accountability
Rebecca Carlin, Senior Organization Development and Workforce Manager at Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group and Davina Whitten-Eisenacher, Senior Talent Manager – Learning and Leadership at Skyscanner
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Episode 31: The Challenges Facing CPOs in 2022
Olivia Sharp, Partner, HR Practice at Eton Bridge Partners Ltd and James Edgar, Chief People Officer at Sygnature Discovery
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Episode 30: Leadership in Education
Philomena Egan, Headteacher at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and Emma Trenier  Head of Organisational Development at The Church of England
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Episode 29: Purpose-Lead Leadership
Christine Nellis, People Director, UK Life, Investment, Savings & Retirement at Aviva and Tom Laughton, Personal and Professional Development Coach at Tidy Mind
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Episode 28: Self-belief and Leadership
Emily Saltmer, CEO of Everything at Emily Saltmer Coaching and Consultancy and Jean Burke, Psychotherapist, Executive Coach, Workplace Wellbeing
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Episode 27: Leadership Shadow
Lisa Roberts, Clinical Professor & NHS Consultant Physiotherapist at University of Southampton and Jim Bloomfield, Director at
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Episode 26: Strengths-based Leadership
Amrit Sandhar, CEO & Founder at The Engagement Coach and Tanya Mohamoodally, Head of People Strategy, Talent and Organisation Development at British Airways
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Episode 25: Leadership Courage
Kimberly Cole, Chief Commercial Officer at Lynk (Hong Kong) and Jenny Ainsworth, CEO, Jenny Ainsworth and Rock Solutions Training Consultancy Ltd
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Episode 24: Building an Inclusive Team: Creating Psychological Safety as a Leader
Helen Jewell, Global Director of Research at BlackRock and Nicholas Creswell, Global Head of Talent at Orsted
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Episode 23: Raising Leaders of the Future: Disrupting Gender Stereotypes
Jen Rolfe, Co-founder of Festival of the Girl and Al Kitchen, Head of PMO at Nominet and Non-Exec Director at Low Carbon Hub
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Episode 22: International Women’s Day Special: How imposter syndrome impacts leaders 
Clare Josa, Author of Ditching Imposter Syndrome
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Episode 21: Leading Across Global Regions with
Sophie Knight, Director, Platform CTV, EMEA at Magnite and Pauline Caldwell, Director at Momentum Business Consulting.
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Episode 20: The First 90 Days in a Leadership Role with
Rob Hill, Director – GTM Recruiting, EMEA at Twilio and Laure Bache, Human Resources Director at Purplebricks.
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Episode 19: The New Leadership Mindset: Enabling Flexibility with
Jessica Chivers, CEO at The Talent Keeper Specialists and Simon Gibson, Future Skills and Career Lead at Direct Line Group.
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Episode 18: Compassionate Leadership with Professor Michael West, CBE, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, London.
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2021

Episode 17: Year in Review
Join Celine and Steph for a Lead Strong end of year review and take a look back at the pearls of wisdom from all of their wonderful guests!
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Episode 16: Sustainable Leadership
Adam Read, External Affairs Director at SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK and Hannah Frost, ESG and Sustainability Communications Specialist at Frost ESG
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Episode 15: Driving Innovation
Andy Britcliffe, Chief Digital Officer at Purplebricks and Andrew Stephen, Advisor at Foodsteps and Zero Carbon Forum
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Episode 14: Agility in Leadership
Divya Chadha Manek, Director of Business Development and Marketing at NIHR Clinical Research Network and Nick Clench, Leadership Development Manager at News UK
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Episode 13: APAC and the Hybrid-Working World 
Catrina Cresswell, General Counsel of Sydney Metro and Lara Partridge, Global Head of Talent at Santen
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Episode 12: Leadership Legacy
Mary Gregory, Leadership Coach, Speaker and Author and Priyanka Banerji-Bhatia, Head HR, Director at iptiQ by Swiss Re
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Episode 11: Female Leaders in Finance
Helen Jewell, Global Director of Research at BlackRock and Amy Halford, Senior Manager, Head of European Client Services at Capital Group
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Episode 10: Leadership in Safety Critical Roles
Jenny Ludford, Head of Training Design and Development at NATS and Robert Neale, Business Development Lead at the NHS
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Episode 9: Business Transformation
Tanya Mohamoodally, Head of People Strategy and Organisation Development at British Airways and Mia Walczak, Principal, Experience Design at BT
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Episode 8: Potential Vs Performance
Mary Kelleher, Director at Mary Kelleher & Associates and David Wood, Global Head of Learning & Development at Clyde & Co LLP
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Episode 7: Leaders in Tech
Dan Quine, SVP of Product and Engineering at Mode and Karen Sargent, Leadership Coach and Organisational Psychologist
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Episode 6: Engagement and Happiness at Work
Kerri-Ann O’Neill, People & Transformation Director at Ofcom and Nic Marks, CEO and Founder of Friday Pulse
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Episode 5: Self Insight
Elly Tomlins, VP, Culture and People Strategy at Tate & Lyle and Rachel Rose, Global Head of Talent at Lloyd’s Register
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Episode 4: Change Facilitation
Del Hossain, Group Managing Director at Adrem Group and Laura Pettitt, Global Head of Talent at WorldRemit
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Episode 3: Relationship Management
Sarah Gallo, HR Director at News UK & Ireland and Simonne LeBlanc, Global Executive – advising companies on growing and scaling their businesses globally through people
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Episode 2: Inclusive Leadership
Dr Lucy Ryan, Founding Director of Mindspring Consultancy and Oliver Johnston, Founder of Stepping Out from the Top Team
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Episode 1: Welcome to Lead Strong
Celine Floyd, Director of Leadership Assessment at Cappfinity and Stephanie Hopper, Director of Development Solutions at Cappfinity
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