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Mind Tools L&D Podcast

Every week, join hosts Gemma Towersey, Ross Dickie, Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner as we discuss all things work, performance and learning.


Episode 394 — Burn your bullsh*t in a bonfire moment


You’ve got a brilliant idea for the next big thing in tech and have gathered the smartest engineers and designers to build it (plus the cash to pay them). Will it end up being a success? You’ve got the best team to deliver it, so why wouldn’t it be? Well…
Gemma, Ross and Martin Gonzalez, Google’s Effective Founders Project founder and author, discuss this situation on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast.

We explore:

• how and why it’s people issues that often lead to (startup) business failure
• the balances that need to be struck by those creating and working in teams
• the uncomfortable “bullsh*t circle” exercise, as a step towards fixing people issues.
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For over five years, The Mind Tools L&D Podcast (formerly The Good Practice Podcast), has been a must-listen for anyone working in HR or L&D. It’s an open, supportive, and accessible spaces to debate the world of work, with its mix of expert insights and good humor.

Each week, we talk to special guests, industry leaders, practitioners, and authors to tackle the big questions facing our organizations. We also review the latest theories and share experiences, backed up by learning and performance insights.
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