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Martin Johnson interviews Inspirational Speaker, Steve Judge on how to develop a positive mindset

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Leadership Insights from the Fire Service with Miriam Heppell & Paul McCourt
In this Hubcast, Martin Johnson Interviews Miriam Heppell and Paul McCourt from Humberside Fire & Rescue. They discuss modern day culture in the service, leadership and mental health and the importance of embracing diversity and equality.
57:58
October 2, 2019
Cultural & Leadership Insights from the Far East
Martin Johnson speaks to Spencer Locker following his recent trip to Malaysia where he delivered a Leadership development programme for a global Plc. Spencer shares his observations on their efficiency and focus and talks about how it differs to Western cultures.
28:42
September 30, 2019
The Importance of a Digital Marketing Strategy and it's impact on Sales Performance!
Dave interviews Martin on the importance of a Digital Marketing Strategy and its importance on lead generation and overall sales performance. What's the difference between Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing and Email Marketing? How are they intrinsically linked? They discuss why it's imperative that organisations are in the digital marketing game and what they need to be doing at a base level, today.
29:39
September 18, 2019
Implementing the Sales Competency Framework in your Organisation
Martin Johnson talks to Dave Pendleton about what organisations should consider when implementing a Competency Framework in their organisation. From communicating to the masses to driving accountability and engagement it is important to get things right from the beginning.
27:47
September 18, 2019
Mobile vs Immobile Jobs
Martin Johnson and Spencer Locker talk about Mobile vs Immobile Jobs. Exploring the little things we can do to increase our movement and break our posture during long periods of inactivity. 
25:55
September 13, 2019
Resilience & Adaptability with Spencer Locker
Martin interviews Spencer on his experiences in the military and becoming a resistance to Interrogation instructor. Spencer talks about his time on the show SAS Who Dares Wins and what he observes in those who perform well under stress and pressure.
29:26
August 23, 2019
Taking Risks & Driving Growth with Martin Johnson
Spencer Locker interviews Martin Johnson on his business journey so far. They discuss taking risks, product creation and the importance of sales.
28:34
August 22, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Heart Surgeon
In this hubcast, Martin and Spencer discuss the 6th and final type of mindset, the Heart Surgeon. In a world full of Racing Drivers, Alpha Wolves and Puppet Masters, the Heart Surgeon operates in a very different way. The question is, do you have them in the right role and are you communicating and collaborating with them in the most appropriate way?
27:37
August 16, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Racing Driver
Martin Johnson talks to Spencer Locker about the Racing Driver mindset. As we continue to explore the 6 main types of mindset that we encounter in the workplace, this hubcast focuses on a very fast paced, competitive and intent type of mindset.
20:38
August 16, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Puppet Master
Martin and Spencer discuss the Puppet Master Mindset. A particular type of mindset you will encounter in the workplace which relies on collaboration, rapport and teamwork to succeed.
26:38
August 15, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Snow White
Spencer and Martin discuss the Snow White Mindset. A very difficult type of mindset to engage with in the workplace. This victim mentality can be hard to shift or influence and can lead to the spread of negativity within the team or department. Martin provides practical advice on how to deal with a Snow White mindset.
28:58
August 15, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Needy Child
Martin and Spencer discuss the Needy Child mindset. This is a particular type of mindset you will encounter in the workplace which if not supported, can lead to a lack of independence and confidence in an individual. It can also consume your time as you become their crutch for every decision and action. Martin provides practical tips on how you can successfully coach and mentor people with this type of mindset.
23:38
August 15, 2019
Mindset Types - Dealing with the Alpha Wolf
Spencer Locker talks to Martin Johnson about the Alpha Wolf mindset. If you have ever experienced working with someone who is strong minded, combative, and resistant to change then it's likely you have worked alongside an Alpha Wolf. In this hubcast, Martin talks to Spencer and gives practical advice on how to collaborate with and get the best out of someone with this type of mindset.
26:51
August 14, 2019
Zanshin - Falling in love with Boredom, Process and Monotony!
Martin Johnson speaks to Spencer Locker about the ancient Japanese concept of Zanshin (The art of attention and focus) where the mind is fully vigilant and aware of its surroundings. Featured both in training of Samurai Archers and Zen, Zanshin is linked to marginal gains and the power of repetition. But how can this be of an advantage to us in the workplace? Martin and Spencer discuss in this Hubcast.
28:14
August 13, 2019
How Nutrition Impacts Workplace Performance with Mark Minichiello
Martin Johnson interviews professional Rugby League player, Mark Minichiello. Mark is looking to become a life and fitness coach once he hangs his boots up and talks about the importance of education around our nutrition and food choices.
29:50
July 24, 2019
Corporate Clangers - Episode 3
Team T2 return for another episode of Corporate Clangers.
29:58
July 24, 2019
Employee Engagement - Show your employees how their contribution advances the company vision
Martin and Dave talk about Employee Engagement, particularly around the importance of showing your employees how their individual contribution advances the company vision, mission or goals.
31:53
July 17, 2019
Are your customer service advisors executing on these 5 fundamentals?
Dave Pendleton talks to Martin Johnson about the 5 fundamentals that all Customer Service advisors need to execute upon. The question is, are your people unconsciously and habitually carrying them out?
29:57
July 11, 2019
Corporate Clangers - Episode 2
Team T2 return for another episode of Corporate Clangers. In true Room 101 style the team discuss frustrating aspects of the workplace and decide, should we can them or keep them!
29:41
July 11, 2019
Why you should employ Veterans!
Spencer Locker and Martin Johnson talk about their time in the military and discuss why employers should hire veterans into the workplace.
29:51
July 11, 2019
Sales, it's not all about you!
Dave Pendleton talks to Martin Johnson about the art of the sale. Those who understand the importance of the making every interaction about the customer tend to do well. Dave and Martin talk about the power of open and probing questions, the 80 / 20 rule and the all important mission of discovery. 
29:49
July 3, 2019
The three pre-stages of stress!
Martin Johnson and Spencer Locker talk about the three pre-stages of stress. These are the incubator states which exacerbate the stress response leading to highly irrational reactions and behaviours. The good news is, by becoming conscious of these we can make some minor changes that will allow us to deal with the daily triggers and challenges we experience both personally and professionally.
29:50
July 3, 2019
Organisational Change - The difference between delivering the project and achieving the change!
Martin Johnson interviews Spencer Locker about the importance of structure and governance when delivering change initiatives.  They talk about the difference between delivering the project and achieving trust change!
27:21
June 25, 2019
The 3 Major Contributing Factors of Poor Customer Service!
Dave Pendleton talks to Martin Johnson about 3 contributing factors of poor customer service. Dave goes on to provide some practical and actionable tips on how to avoid them and remain in a productive cycle when engaging with customers and complaints.
29:59
June 24, 2019
Cold Calling - 5 Steps to Success
Martin Johnson presents his 5 step model for navigating a new business sales call.  Although organisations are moving more towards digital marketing and sales strategies, cold calling is still one of the primary sales generation strategies for many. In this hubcast, Martin gives practical advice and guidance on how to better navigate the early stages of a cold call, thus buying you a bit more time to try and achieve a productive outcome. 
29:26
June 18, 2019
Corporate Clangers - Episode 1
Team T2 discuss things that should be banned from the workplace. But should these corporate clangers be either kept, or canned!!
22:03
June 14, 2019
You Cant Lead in Absence of Trust!
Martin, Spencer and Dave return to talk about Trust and how as a modern day society, we are programmed to mistrust. Organisations and Leaders must understand that it is their prerogative to earn the trust of their employees and not vice versa.
10:50
June 13, 2019
Tattoos in the workplace - should they present an issue for Employers?
Martin Johnson, Katie Macfarlane and Dave Pendleton talk about Tattoos, Piercings and general appearance in the workplace. Should this still be dicriminated against and does our appearance impact our ability to carry out our roles?
28:01
May 30, 2019
My Mental Health Journey - Katie Macfarlane
Martin Johnson interviews T2's very own Katie Macfarlane on her lifelong battle with Mental Health. Katie recently completed her Apprenticeship at T2 and has recently been nominated for the 2019 Apprentice of the year. This just a demonstration of what can be achieved with the right support in the right environment. This hubcast is Katie's story. 
28:14
May 14, 2019
Sales, don't skip the boring stuff!
Dave Pendleton talks to Martin Johnson about the most overlooked aspect of the sales role. Sales people tend to gravitate to the exciting and interesting activities of the role, quite often neglecting the perceived boring and mundane stuff. Dave talks through why he believes this can be a big mistake!
24:02
May 14, 2019
The T2 Feedback Model - How to give situationally appropriate feedback!
Martin Johnson and Dave Pendleton talk through the importance of feedback. Leaders and Managers who give feedback consistently and appropriately tend to drive greater levels of productivity from their teams. In this episode, Martin and Dave present the T2 Feedback model and explain why Managers should consider becoming more conscious in the way they give feedback and when to give it.
25:19
May 14, 2019
Developing a culture of inclusion and engagement! The grand gestures are not enough!
Spencer Locker and Martin Johnson talk about fostering cultures and creating social eco systems in the workplace. Challenging the notion that the grand gestures are enough! A thought provoking podcast on the relationship and engagement between organisations and their people.
23:24
May 14, 2019
Team T2 answer questions from LinkedIn users on Leadership & Business Books!
Martin, Spencer and Dave return for another round of questions from LinkedIn users. In this episode, the team answer questions on Leadership, particularly in dealing with the Alpha Wolf mindset. They also provide recommendations for quality business books.
28:33
May 3, 2019
The important link between sleep and performance!
Spencer Locker and Martin Johnson explain the science behind sleep and why we humans depend upon it. They also provide practical tips on how we can improve sleep duration and quality. 
30:01
April 25, 2019
Martin Johnson interviews Inspirational Speaker, Steve Judge on how to develop a positive mindset
Martin Johnson talks to Steve Judge about his inspirational story and how we can develop resilience and a positive mindset. Steve overcame adversity when he survived a near fatal car crash. After crushing both his legs he was told he will never walk again.... Steve's story is truly inspiring.
29:43
April 24, 2019
Martin Johnson interviews his 10 year old daughter, Isabel
Martin interviews his daughter testing her on capital cities of the world and asking her opinions on life and school.
06:21
April 15, 2019
How to use the Managing Stress in the Workplace Toolkit!
Martin Johnson and Spencer Locker give practical tips on how to use the Managing Stress in the Workplace Toolkit. They provide an overview of the materials in the toolkit and advise managers on how to get started. 
28:52
April 8, 2019
Team T2 answer questions from LinkedIn on Technology vs Humans!
Martin, Spencer and Dave answers questions from LinkedIn users. This week the topics is the age old technology vs humans debate. How do we strike the balance? How will it impact on traditional leadership approaches? Does it improve or hinder mental wellbeing? 
30:03
April 5, 2019
Team T2 answer questions from LinkedIn users on Leadership and Sales!
Dave, Martin and Spencer answer questions on Leadership and Sales from the LinkedIn community. 
30:05
March 28, 2019
The 6 different types of sales people!
Martin Johnson talks about the different types of sales people and their approaches and styles. There are many different ways to operate within a sales role, each have their strengths and areas to build on. Start connecting with your sales style and consider where you can make some changes to increase your performance.
27:19
March 22, 2019
3 tips for speaking and presenting with power and presence!
T2 CEO, Martin Johnson shares his three principles for speaking with power and presence. He explores the importance of injecting Emotion through the use of storytelling, adding Novel information and delivering in a way which is both impactful and Memorable!
28:45
March 21, 2019
The value of using a Customer Service Competency Framework
Dave Pendleton and Martin Johnson talk about the value of using a Customer Service Competency Framework in the organisation.  They explain why measuring and developing input leads to greater output and explore the 16 universal competencies of great service advisors.
30:08
March 20, 2019
OD; Organisational Design, Organisational Development, or Both?
Spencer Locker talks to Martin Johnson about OD, answering the question, OD; Organisational Design, Organisational Development, or Both? They explore the differences between the two but highlight how they are intrinsically linked and therefore should be considered as ODD!
30:06
March 20, 2019
Incorporating psychometric testing into your hiring process!
Martin Johnson talks about the value of incorporating psychometric testing into your interview process. He shares his opinions on some of the best organisations and tools on the market and how to utilise them in the interview and selection process. 
27:52
March 15, 2019
Generate new business by giving your products and services away for FREE!
Martin Johnson talks about the 'Show Home Principle' and explains why we should be willing to give prospective customers products and services for free! 
15:17
March 14, 2019
How gut health and nutritional variety impact workplace performance!
Martin Johnson interviews Nutritional Therapist, Lisa Hutson on all things nutrition and health. They discuss the gut / brain connection, the importance of variation in our diet and how poor gut health can significantly impact workplace performance. 
27:45
March 14, 2019
Key considerations when sourcing candidates!
In this T2 Hubcast CEO, Martin Johnson talks about the key considerations that hiring managers and HR professionals should embrace when sourcing candidates. He explores the relevance of CVs in the modern day workplace and talks about the importance of accurate job descriptions, utilising Social Media campaigns and asks the question, are recruitment companies still relevant?
27:36
March 12, 2019
So You've Been Triggered...Get Over It!
Spencer Locker & Martin Johnson talk openly and frankly about the importance of dealing with your stress triggers and taking ownership for them.
14:40
March 6, 2019
The No Nonsense Approach to Sales - Martin Johnson Interviews Buoyant Upholstery MD, Mike Aramayo
Martin Johnson interviews Buoyant Upholstery MD, Mike Aramayo.  They explore the art of no nonsense sales!
30:08
March 1, 2019
Leading by Example - Martin Johnson Interviews Michelle Swithenbank, Chief Exec, Hull College Group
In this episode, T2 CEO, Martin Johnson interviews Michelle Swithenbank from Hull College Group. Michelle is the Principle and Chief Exec and in this hubcast she shares her views on the importance of Leading by example. 
29:22
February 25, 2019
Martin Johnson interviews his 8 year old Daughter, Nyla!
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07:33
February 22, 2019
The Dirty Tricks of Negotiation
Dave Pendleton talks to Martin Johnson about the 4 most common 'Dirty Tricks' that buyers tend to deploy when negotiating a deal. A must listen for Sales Leaders and Professionals.
27:54
February 14, 2019
The Fundamentals of Communicating Change
Martin Johnson interviews Spencer Locker on the fundamentals of communicating change in the organisation. But what is change and what should Managers consider when communicating it?
29:30
February 14, 2019
Organisational Culture & Leadership with Carolyn Woolway, Head of HR, UK&IRE, Siemens Gamesa
In this latest episode of the T2 Hubcast, T2 CEO, Martin Johnson interviews Head of HR for Siemens Gamesa, Carolyn Woolway. They explore Organisational Culture and all things Leadership with some great insights from the cultural programme delivered accross Siemens Gamesa over the past few years.
29:36
February 8, 2019
The 4 Pillars of Customer Experience
Lead Consultant for Customer Experience, Dave Pendleton talks with Martin Johnson about the 4 pillars of Customer Experience. This hubcast reveals the 4 major contributing factors of a customers experience with your brand, organisation and products & services.
28:59
February 7, 2019
Three types of Interview question you can ask
In this episode of T2 Hubcast, Martin Johnson debates the different types of interview question with Spencer Locker. Exploring how as Managers can we become smarter in the way we interview in order to differentiate between a good interviewee and a great candidate?
28:22
January 31, 2019
Leadership in Professional Sport - Lee Radford & Martin Johnson
In this unique episode of the T2 Hubcast, T2 CEO, Martin Johnson interviews Hull FC Head Coach, Lee Radford. They discuss Leadership in Professional Sport and the commonalities with Leadership in Business.
45:13
January 16, 2019
Tackle stress in the workplace with Moodbeam
T2 CEO, Martin Johnson interviews Christina Colmer McHugh, Co-Founder of innovative tech company, Moodbeam. They provide the only wearable device for the mind in the UK and are helping organisations tackle workplace stress. 
39:22
January 16, 2019
The Importance of fostering a Social Ecosystem in the Workplace
In this latest episode of the T2 Hubcast, T2 Consultant, Spencer Locker speaks with Martin Johnson about the importance of fostering a social ecosystem in the workplace. But, what is a social ecosystem and how can we influence it?
27:20
January 11, 2019
Sales Leadership - 5 tips for improving sales performance in your team
T2 Consultant, Dave Pendleton shares his 5 tips for improving sales performance with CEO, Martin Johnson. 
26:06
January 9, 2019
Mental Health - Removing the stigma and supporting employees in the workplace
In this Interview episode of the T2 Hubcast, Martin Johnson speaks with special guest Leon McQuade. Leon is the Founder of cloud services company, Think Cloud. He is also a trustee and ambassador for the charity, 'Andy's Man Club' in Hull. An organisation who give a safe and productive platform for men to speak about Mental Health. 
43:35
January 9, 2019
5 classic mistakes sales people tend to make
In this episode of the T2 Hubcast, Dave Pendleton and Martin Johnson return to discuss 5 classic mistakes that sales people tend to make. Some are obvious, some are not so. However, all of them are still happening throughout sales organisations today.
24:02
January 9, 2019
Management Productivity - The First Hour
T2 CEO, Martin Johnson talks through this very simple but essential productivity hack.  Managers who guard and spend their time wisely tend to succeed. In this episode Martin talks us through his 'First Hour' theory.
06:18
January 9, 2019
The Directive Management Style - Is there a place for it in the workplace?
In this episode of the T2 Hubcast, Martin Johnson interviews Spencer Locker about his time on the show, SAS Who Dares Wins. They discuss the Directive style of management answering the question: 'Is it effective in the workplace?' 
27:26
January 8, 2019
3 Tips for getting unstuck
Martin Johnson shares 3 spontaneous tips for 'Getting Unstuck' in 2019 
17:46
January 7, 2019
Management - The 5 Principles of High Performing Teams
Martin Johnson shares his views and research findings on the 5 universal principles of High Performing Teams. Listen to this hubcast and see which your team excel in and which present an opportunity to build on.
12:55
January 7, 2019
Sales Conversion - The 4 Reasons Buyers Buy
T2 CEO, Martin Johnson talks about the importance of having business led discussions with customers. Sales people need to tap into the 4 main reasons buyers buy. But what are they and how can we start to drive conversations around them?
14:02
January 7, 2019
The T2 Hubcast - Getting the most from your hub
In this episode of the T2 Hubcast, Martin Johnson and Spencer Locker talk about the introduction of the T2 Hub and how to get the most out of it.
18:43
January 7, 2019
Management - The Rebound Effect
Martin Johnson talks about the Rebound Effect. This phenomenon can happen in any organisation and can hinder any leader or managers ability to deliver change, initiate projects or execute upon initiatives. So what is the Rebound Effect and how can leaders and mangers avoid it?
15:20
January 7, 2019
Open Vs Closed Loop Thinking
This episode explores the concept of Open vs Closed Loop Thinking. Two types of mindset which are embedded in psychology and can be either productive or counterproductive in equal measure! The question is: 'Are you a Closed Loop Thinker?' 
14:30
January 7, 2019
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