Summer update from the Ambition Podcast
Like many of you during the summer months, the AMBITION Podcast will be taking a well earned holiday.The show will return in the autumn, but if you miss us during this break, you can listen to all our episodes at your leisure.From all of the podcast team, have a great summer and see you soon.
Breaking through the concrete ceiling
On this episode of The AMBITION Podcast, we spoke to Yetunde Hofmann. Yetunde has worked in the HR departments of some of the world’s largest companies but now has a portfolio career – working with black women in organisations to help break through the concrete ceiling.Yetunde discusses some of the main barriers facing black women reaching the top management positions and some of the key changes managers can make to become more inclusive leaders.
Making cryptocurrency more accessible through automation
With the popularity of cryptocurrency on the rise, The AMBITION Podcast was keen to speak to Gabriele Musella, CEO and Co-Founder of Coinrule, a company which aims to make cryptocurrency an option for everyone through increasing automation.Gabriele tells us how his company is revolutionising the cryptocurrency sector, as well as how he has created an unusual culture in his company, with regular happiness checks on employees.
How to create and nurture hybrid teams
The past two years have completely disrupted how we are used to doing work. While we have settled into a ‘new normal’ and adjusted to a hybrid way of working – old habits die hard, and hybrid solutions can come with their own difficulties.George Karseras is an expert on creating and nurturing hybrid teams, and has recently released a book entitled, Build Better Teams: Creating Winning teams in a Digital Age. He came on The AMBITION Podcast to share his expertise on how to induct new members onto hybrid teams, how to manage tension at work to be constructive and how to foster a culture of trust within hybrid teams.
Staying calm in the face of a crisis
From recessions to leadership defections, cyber security threats, terrorism events, kidnappings, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, and political disputes – Brian Hartzer has managed companies through them all.Brian joined us on The AMBITION Podcast to give advice on how to stay calm when faced with a crisis. He also speaks about how to keep your team calm during a calamity, but more than that – keeping them happy and engaged through a crisis to achieve a positive result.