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#76 How do we make decisions in complex times with Keith Johnston
Jun 21 • 21 min
We all make sense of the world differently and make meaning differently. As we move into complexity that becomes a greater challenge. Do you question the way decisions are taken in complex times? What might be going wrong in the way decisions are made in…
#75 How does your confidence steal your potential with Bob Gentle
Jun 7 • 19 min
Are you a shy introvert? Are you struggling to get your voice out there and be heard? Bob Gentle tells us we often see mediocre people standing up and taking all the attention and amazing people hiding their light and it is completely irrational. So how…
#74 How to get rid of imposter syndrome with Clare Josa
May 24 • 29 min
Do you wake at 3am and worry what if they find out: • I’m a fraud. • I am not as good as people think I am. • I am not….. • I am not…. Then maybe it is imposter syndrome that you are suffering from. You don’t have to pretend anymore to be someone. You can…
# 73 Getting out from hard failures with Dr. Tamer Shahin
May 10 • 31 min
This is a true story of an entrepreneur who set up his business and made millions in a short time, got published in Forbes as a digital health thought leader, owned a Ferrari, and then everything came tumbling down to the point that his business partner…
#72 Women in leadership: How to be heard with Virginie Boucinha
Apr 26 • 27 min
If you are women in a leadership position in corporates this episode is for you. Virginie Boucinha works at the headquarters of Sanofi,Paris, as the Global Head of Transformation. She shares her keys principles of success. In this episode she answers…
#71 Reputation Branding: How Do You Want To Be Perceived with Mary Henderson
Apr 12 • 26 min
If you are an executive and wondering how to setup your brand image in the industry, do not miss this episode. Decide how you want to be perceived and remembered. In a world of competition where business cards and job titles are not sufficient currencies,…
#70 Covid-19 Part 5 – One Simple strategy for challenging times with Deepa Natarajan
Apr 10 • 4 min
Empathy drives connection. At a time like this, with social distancing and virtual working, connection is essential. So, what exactly is empathy? What are the components of empathy? How can leaders demonstrate empathy when announcing decisions. Today more…
#69 Covid-19 Part 4 – One Simple strategy for challenging times with Deepa & Suzie
Apr 9 • 11 min
What opportunities are present for us at an individual level, at an organisational level and at the ecosystem? How is this impacting business, how are businesses rethinking they way they work? How is mortality shaping us today ? How do we capture the…
#68 Covid-19 Part 3 – One Simple strategy for challenging times with Deepa & Suzie
Apr 7 • 9 min
How are teams impacted by COVID-19 in organisations? How does changing decisions impact you and your teams? What are some of the common challenges teams are facing right now? What opportunities are present for teams? Listen to this insightful episode by…
#67 COVID-19 Part 2 – One Simple strategy for challenging times with Deepa Natarajan
Apr 6 • 3 min
What insights you will get from this episode?How do you cope with prolonged periods of stress? When we experience stress we sometimes turn to an auto response to avoid the painful things. i.e. we numb our pain by either watching t.v. or browsing social…
#66 Covid-19 Part 1 – One Simple strategy for challenging times with Deepa Natarajan
Apr 5 • 4 min
In this episode Deepa Natarajan shares one simple strategy to gain control of our lives in difficult times. How can you be proactive in challenging times like COVID-19? Where do you focus your attention? Where do you want life to grow in times of chaos?
#65 What is the challenge of Distributed Leadership with David Costa
Mar 15 • 17 min
David Costa CEO of Everis UK shares how Distributed Leadership (DL) can become a multiplayer effect. How does it allow people to be proactive? Why does creating connections become important? What are the side effects of Distributed leadership? David talks…
#64 What is return to wholeness with Peggy McAllister
Mar 1 • 28 min
#63 What is distributed Leadership with Peter Pluim
Feb 16 • 14 min
About Peter Pluim Peter ( is the Executive Vice President, Global Head of Enterprise Cloud Services at SAP. Before joining SAP Peter was the Executive Vice President of the Infrastructure & Data Management Services…
#62 Why is it important to Dare To Lead?
Feb 2 • 16 min
Why is vulnerability important? What does it mean to dare to lead? When we choose comfort over courage, we avoid difficult conversations, we don’t give feedback and still hold the expectations over people. So, then why do we choose comfort over courage?…
#61 Why everyone needs a purpose? with Mark Leruste
Jan 19 • 23 min
About Mark Leruste Mark Leruste ( is someone who inspires me. He has an ability to connect with people through simple annecdotes and stories. He is the found of the podcast “The Unconventionalists”. He calls…
#60 How to reduce internal negative voices? with Deepa Natarajan
Jan 5 • 13 min
In this episode Deepa shares her 3 ways to reduce internal negative voices. A very simple and holistic approach that involves the Body, Mind and Soul. In just 14mins you will learn 3 simple techniques to reduce the percentage of time your negative voices…
#59 What is the cost of being action biased?
Dec 23, 2019 • 6 min
What is the cost of being Action Biased? What is the impact of being in action all the time. The #1 trait of a high Achiever is to be action oriented. In this episode Deepa shares four counter intuitive moves to being action biased. If you want to know…
#58 What is the culture that inspires people across generations with Matthieu Stefani
Dec 8, 2019 • 23 min
Matthieu a serial entrepreneur talks about the importance of values in an organisation. What do you do when employees are brilliant and don’t adhere to key values? What happens when you put results on top of values? And finally Matthieu shares the…
#57 Mindtraps and how to thrive in complexity by Jennifer Garvey Berger
Nov 24, 2019 • 21 min
Jennifer Garvey Berger shares: What are the 5 mindtraps that derail us in complex times? With an in-depth overview of the “control” mind trap. What happens when we control too much in complex times? Jennifer Garvey Berger shares one simple tip on how we…
#56 One simple way to deal with blame
Nov 10, 2019 • 6 min
This is a solo episode where Deepa share’s with you how to deal with Blame. How most people respond when they feel blamed. Learn one simple and powerful tip to deal with blame. Based on the research of Dr. John Gottman.
#55 What is the origin of Organisational Politics by Lori Shook
Oct 27, 2019 • 21 min
Why do people play organisational Politics? In simple terms how does our brain work? Understand some simple things that explains the human behaviour. Why to people allow others to fail in an organisation? Why do people hold grudges and take revenge? How…
#54 What do you need to see to be an Agile Organisation by Peter Stoppelenburg
Oct 13, 2019 • 26 min
What is an Agile Organisation? Why is it important to reinvent your organisation? What is the ONE Big challenge organisations face to become more agile? What behaviours do we see in a Agile organisation? Learn ONE simple TIP that will take you a step…
#53 When do you know you are successful? by Anya Romanova
Sep 29, 2019 • 18 min
When do you know you are successful? Who is a successful person for you? What is it about them that makes them successful? What gets in the way of us feeling like we are successful? Anya answers some of these questions from a very simple and different…
#52 What is the link between Organisational Politics and Blame? with Deepa
Sep 15, 2019 • 6 min
In 7 min you get key answers to some of these questions. Why is blame so easy? How to reduce blame in the midst of organisation politics? How do you diffuse the blame you receive?
#51 What is the impact of organisational politics on the mind? with Deepa
Sep 1, 2019 • 10 min
What is Politics? What is organisational Politics? What words come to your mind when you hear politics? How does that impact your mind? What is one thing you can do to create more clear spaces and free your mind.
#50 Assumptions – Why they get in the way of good relationships? with Deepa
Aug 18, 2019 • 10 min
Why do our assumptions get in the way of our relationships? How do they impact our relationships? How do assumptions impact the decisions we take? When did these assumptions get created? Are we aware of our assumptions? In 10min Deepa shares her…
Aug 11, 2019 • 7 min
Podcast’s will be launched once in 2 weeks, i.e. every alternate Monday. We have come to realise that at times: “Less is More”. So, we are in the process of improving the quality of episodes. Thank you so much for tuning in and listening to the show. See…
#49 What does meeting my potential look like ? with Deepa
Aug 4, 2019 • 7 min
What is MeetMyPotential? What does it mean to meet your potential? What does your life look like when you have met your potential? What comes in the way of us living our full potential. In this episode Deepa shares her perceptions on this topic in just 10…
#48 Why is your mental health important? with James Routledge
Jul 28, 2019 • 23 min
Mental Health is your state of being; not just your state of well-being. Your emotions, feelings, thoughts, and identity are all wrapped up in mental health. Listen and learn more about mental Health with James Routledge.
#47 How to go over your inner limitations? with Cecile Randoing
Jul 21, 2019 • 21 min
What are inner limitations? How do they limit us? How can we transform them? Cecile share one simple and easy TIP on how you can become a conscious person taking responsibility for your life.
#46 What does conscious leadership look like?
Jul 14, 2019 • 35 min
What is conscious leadership? How can one build a more conscious style of leadership? Bob Anderson a true pioneer in the field of leadership development and research answers some of these questions.
#45 How does organizational politics impact stress by Deepa Natarajan
Jul 7, 2019 • 9 min
How does organizational politics impact stress? What are numbing disorders? One simple technique to not let the stress of politics impact your personal life?
#44 What is vulnerability with Gareth Davies
Jun 30, 2019 • 24 min
What is vulnerability? What is not vulnerability? What challenges do people face to be more vulnerable? One TIP that will help you take a step closer to being vulnerable?
#43 How can organisations swim in deeper waters with Faith Fuller
Jun 23, 2019 • 18 min
How can organisations think more deeper and bigger? What is ONE simple step that you can take to get your teams to think bigger? What stops us from thinking bigger? 4 simple questions that you can use in your team meetings to ignite this process.
#42 Wisdom of our body with Susan Fisher
Jun 16, 2019 • 14 min
What do you miss when you don’t keep eye contact? What’s important about that? How can you activate your body’s natural energy? Different people have different energy types, learn one simple trick to active your body energy.
#41 Engaging on a journey of Cultural Transformation with Thomas Bourlon
Jun 9, 2019 • 18 min
Does having enough material success mean you cannot feel disconnected, empty and alone? How can you successfully lead a transformation and feel fulfilled at work?
#40 Dont tell me to relax by Sophie Riegel
Jun 2, 2019 • 11 min
When we are anxious, the last thing we want is for others to point that out to us. Sophie Riegel, 18 years old has written a book: Dont tell me to relax. The stigma to be perceived as imperfect keeps us away from talking about our mental health issues.…
#39 Your Inside Team by Cynthia Loy Darst
May 26, 2019 • 22 min
Cynthia Loy Darst has been a Professional Co-Active Coach for the past 22 years and is a faculty member of both The Coaches Training Institute and CRR Global. She is the author of the book: Meet your inside team. In this episode she explains what your…
#38 Loneliness in systems by Marita Fridjhon
May 19, 2019 • 23 min
What is loneliness in systems? How does it get created? What are the challenges of relationships in systems? How can we overcome them? How can we talk about failure together in a team? What is needed to be able to hold that conversation? Marita Fridjhon,…
#37 Are you yourself at work by Zach Reynolds
May 11, 2019 • 23 min
Are you yourself at work? Where does the need to be perfect come from? What is the impact of not being yourself? What signs can help you realise that you are off the track of who you are fundamentally? Zach an experienced Property Lawyer shares his view…
#36 The limits of being a perfectionist by Deepa Natarajan
May 5, 2019 • 14 min
Deepa Natarajan shares her journey as a recovering perfectionist. She explains how perfectionism limits us along with 4 Tips to get on the path of Excellence.
#35 Trapped by politics and yearning to show your potential at work
Apr 28, 2019 • 12 min
Are you trapped by Politics? Are you yearning to show your potential at work? Learn 3 key tips to survive politics in an organisation?
#34 What is the Bigger Game by Rick Tamlyn
Apr 23, 2019 • 26 min
What is the Bigger Game? Rick says that we are constantly being judged. Accepting that and giving people something to judge allows us to play bigger.
#33 One critical element to make Change happen
Apr 14, 2019 • 29 min
What is the 1 critical element to make change happen? How can a simple thing like dialogue go so wrong and not be taken into account? Or be done the wrong way? Why doesn’t dialogue happen? Three key messages to retain about the role of dialogue in Change.
#32 Promise of Agile with Paige Sellers
Apr 7, 2019 • 23 min
What is the promise of Agile? What gets in the way of transforming into an Agile? Why is transparency so important in Agile? What mindset shift is needed for Agile? Paige Sellers an Agile and Leadership expert from New York answers some of these important…
#31 Impact of Organisational Politics on people
Apr 1, 2019 • 15 min
So many people suffer from organisational politics. Find out what is dirty politics? How does it affect people at a human level?
#30 What engages people with Kathy Ball-Toncic
Mar 24, 2019 • 22 min
What engages people? How can we create connection in the workplace? Why should we encourage emotions in the workplace?
#29 Correcting things that go wrong with Yann Kunkel
Mar 17, 2019 • 21 min
When we’re trapped with an inner monologue to correct stuff around us and make things right, we start building a justified reality that makes our behaviour the right thing. In fact we’re actually making up a story so that we somehow feel good about what…
#28 Courage of failure with Eric Cluzel
Mar 10, 2019 • 16 min
Eric works in a large corporation. He talks about the courage of failure at work. How can you deal with it at work? A few tips to use failure as motivation to become even better at work.
#27 Why listening feel painful at times
Mar 3, 2019 • 10 min
Why listening is sometimes thought to be painful. Reasons why at times listening does not get any deeper and two tips that we can use to become better listeners both at work and at home.
#26 Why do we work with Suzie Lewis
Feb 24, 2019 • 15 min
Why do we go to work? How does organisational code get in the way of a meaningful purpose? How can you have a sense of purpose at work?
#25 Being proactive for the sake of Health
Feb 17, 2019 • 11 min
Why is being proactive important for our Mental Health? How can we work with teams that are stuck in a reactive cycle?
#24 To meditate is to rebel with Betsy Parayil-Pezard
Feb 11, 2019 • 23 min
Betsy Parayil-Pezard born in the USA to Indian parents and living in France for the past 18 years, Betsy has practiced different forms of mindfulness since 1998 and shares her practical vision of mindfulness in prisons, homeless shelters, and with CEOs.
#23 How to increase the chances of success of your Change Program with Giovanna Manto
Feb 3, 2019 • 22 min
Giovanna Manto discusses ways of increasing the chances of success for your organisation’s change program. She brings key insights from a recent study she performed at INSEAD where she analysed resistance to change in an organisation that she was coaching.
#22 Terrified of vulnerability and starved for connection with Ken Mossman
Jan 27, 2019 • 16 min
Ken Mossman shares his knowledge on vulnerability and why men do not like to open up easily. Ken also gives advice on how men can build stronger connections.
#21 Limits of a Leader on top with Henry Kimsey-House
Jan 20, 2019 • 25 min
Henry Kimsey-House discusses Leader on top vs Leader in front. Henry shares what a leader on top is, how it limits and how to stop being one, and how to become a leader in front.
#20 You are a conditional decision maker, how to break free with Robin Coghlan
Jan 13, 2019 • 23 min
Robin Coghlan, loves helping people in making better decisions and is here today to talk about conditional decision making. Robin also tells us about the system he uses to determine his clients’ conditions and how we can utilize it ourselves.
#19 Preventing burnout and Reengaging with Monique Valcour
Jan 6, 2019 • 20 min
Monique Valcour frequent contributor of HBR discusses what burnout is, the symptoms it brings, the effects it has on an organisation, and how to prevent it.
#18 PART 3 – Why Change is Hard?
Dec 30, 2018 • 12 min
In this final segment of a three-part series, I talk about the 7th and 8th reasons why change is hard for organisations. I share real-life examples from organisations who face these problems and provide advice to overcome these obstacles.
#17 Part 2 – Why Change is hard?
Dec 23, 2018 • 9 min
In this Part 2/3 series, Deepa presents the three reasons why change is hard, provides examples that she has witnessed, and shares how to overcome these obstacles.
#16 PART 1 – Why Change is Hard?
Dec 16, 2018 • 13 min
In this Part 1/3 series, Deepa presents the three biggest reasons why change is hard, provides examples that she has witnessed, and shares how to overcome these obstacles.
#15 Role of Dialogue in Change with Paul Lawrence
Dec 9, 2018 • 17 min
Do we really know what is Dialogue? How are we challenged to have real dialogues? How important is dialogue for change to happen? What can you do to put in place dialogues that bring change?
#14 Mental Health with James Routledge
Dec 2, 2018 • 21 min
Mental Health is your state of being; not just your state of well-being. Your emotions, feelings, thoughts, and identity are all wrapped up in mental health. Listen to learn more about mental Health with James Routledge.
#13 What is Vitality in organisations with Liberto Pereda
Nov 25, 2018 • 24 min
What is Vitality? Why is it so important in organisations? What challenges do leaders face to engage in a real dialogue? How can leaders bring more vitality at work?
#12 Immunity to Change with Lisa Lahey
Nov 18, 2018 • 29 min
What is Immunity to Change? Why are people stuck? How do teams know that they have an immunity? What do organisations need to do to make successful change?
#11 Systemic Approach by Alain Cardon
Nov 11, 2018 • 23 min
What is Systemic Approach? How can one make systemic change happen through pattern recognition? Alain Cardon talks about his approach in meetmypotential podcast.
#10 Conscious Leadership by Bob Anderson
Nov 4, 2018 • 28 min
What is conscious leadership? How can one build a more conscious style of leadership? Bob Anderson a true pioneer in the field of leadership development and research answers some of these questions.
#9 The Impact of Stress in business with Steve Mitten
Oct 28, 2018 • 24 min
What is stress? How does the stress level impact our businesses? When do you need to get proactive to keep stress levels at bay? What can you practically do to reduce stress?
#8 Managing Brilliant Jerks with Katrina Burrus
Oct 21, 2018 • 19 min
Who is a Brilliant Jerk? What are their destructive behaviours? How does it impact people, teams and organisations? What can you do if you report to a Brilliant Jerk?
#7 When Does Hard Work Not Work with Ben Dooley
Oct 14, 2018 • 28 min
How do we ensure that hard work is paying off in our lives? What impact will you make as a leader of a team to make sure that objectives are realized?
#6 How to Build a Co-constructed Conversation with Matthew Hill
Oct 7, 2018 • 10 min
How can we enhance our conversational skill and relate better with other people? In this podcast we discuss and provide insights into how to build a co-constructed conversation with Matthew Hill. He talks on the benefits of a co-constructed, conversation…
#5 Adaptive Processes with Jolanda de Ridder
Sep 30, 2018 • 20 min
Do you have a timeline for behavioural changes for every technical change in your organisation? Adaptive processes address exactly that. Learn what are adaptive processes?
#4 Aerodynamic Leadership with Dani Poch
Sep 23, 2018 • 17 min
How can you the improve your overall well-being as a leader? Listen to Dani Poch talk about how an aerodynamic leader managers energy.
#3 Dirty Achievers with Jonathan Reams
Sep 16, 2018 • 20 min
Have you ever been a Dirty Achiever? What makes an achiever dirty? How can we come out clean? Jonathan Reams answers some of these and other questions
#2 Leaders take responsibility for their world with Sam House
Sep 2, 2018 • 23 min
What is taking responsibility for your world as a leader? How can we differentiate control from responsibility? An enlightening conversation with Sam House.
#1 How hard are you on yourself with Valerie Teller
Sep 2, 2018 • 7 min
How do we damage ourselves through the voice of our inner critique? What can you do to limit yourself from feeling horrible when you review a past event? An interesting conversation with Valerie Teller.
0: MeetMyPotential Introduction
Aug 31, 2018 • 5 min
MeetMyPotential Podcasts are for High Achievers. In this episode you will hear a little about MMP, a little about you and what you can expect from our show.