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There’s No ‘I’ in Podcast

There’s No ‘I’ in Podcast

By Mark Johnson & Sean Gallagher
A podcast about teams: building them, being in them, running them and how we work together. Sean, a sports coach, and Mark, a performance teacher, and guests look for what their teams have in common and what makes them different.
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Ep. 44: "The Brilliant Ideas Board" (Sean & Mark talk transformational change)
In this episode Sean and Mark dig into the Linkedin Learning course "Aaron Dignan on Transformational Change" and look at how it could change the way they work, and whether it may already have. Mark also gets a football reference in. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... You can now also buy us a coffee (we like cappuccinos from Gail's) here https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
37:57
May 4, 2021
Ep. 43: "Whoever turns up in the room are the right people" (Guest: Anna Glarin)
This episode Sean and Mark chat to Mark's colleague and co-artistic director of Waterloo Community Theatre about, amongst other things, making sure young people's voices are heard, the fear and excitement of the plan being no plan, and how that leads to a balance between freedom and guided discovery. They also talk teenage rebellion (Anna's as well as their groups) the importance and value of self reflection, and how it can be useful to have a messy person around. Sean brings up the Pimlico Academy.  A link to that news story is here. Anna also talks about the latest radio project of Waterloo Community Theatre - The Realist.  You can listen here. You can find out more about WCT and support them here, and follow them on Twitter and Instagram for updates. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... You can now also buy us a coffee (we like cappuccinos from Gail's) here https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:13:13
April 8, 2021
Ep. 42 "All about creating win-win situations" (Guest: Alex Tofalides of Inspion Sports)
This week Sean and Mark join Alex Tofalides, international fencer and founder of Inspion Sports, to discuss taking a sport from the elite level right back to grassroots and working across all levels.  They talk about how 100% preparation applies as a rule no matter what level you are at, and how goals that you set should be based on things you can control. The talk about the dynamic of fencing on a team, where you face an opponent on your own but have your team behind you, and the positive impact on Alex of his Team GB coach and fencing legend Ziemek Wojciechowski (www.zfw-fencing.co.uk/ziemek-wojciechowski). In the episode they reference Outliers by Malcom Gladwell and Bounce by Matthew Syed and the work of sports psychologist Katie Warriner. You can find out more about Inspion Sports here and follow them on Instagram @InspionSports. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... You can now also buy us a coffee (we like cappuccinos from Gail's) here https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:12:33
March 31, 2021
Ep. 41 "We're all people, we just run at different speeds" (Guest: Matt Wood - RunThrough)
To kick off the fifth series Sean and Mark talk to Matt Wood, founder of the hugely popular RunThrough running events and the GW Active Agency.   They talk building a community at the grassroots, and building a business with the lessons that it taught. They also talk about hiring the right people for the job, and then letting them do their job, doing the hard yards early and the necessity to go back into the trenches snd get stuck in with the day-to-day no matter where you are in the company. Matt recommends The Goal by Eli Goldratt, the work of Gary Vaynerchuk and Seth Godin's blog and books. You can visit RunThrough & GW Active on the web, or follow Matt on Instagram. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... You can now also buy us a coffee (we like cappuccinos from Gail's) here https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram let us know what you think of the new logo.
01:06:09
March 24, 2021
Ep. 40 "The team IS the connections" (Guest: Peter Cauwelier)
In this Milestone episode Sean and Mark talk teams with Peter Cauwelier, founder and Chief Team Connector of Team as One and author if The Untapped Team Advantage.  In their chat they cover some of Peter's foundations of sustained team performance. They get into connections as the core components of great teams and maintaining those connections through practise, how team building does not get the focus it deserves  and what makes up team psychological safety. They also dip into Belbin as a tool to communicate better as a team and Action Learning, a facilitated tool for practising teamwork. Peter mentions Amy Edmonson. Her paper on Team Psychological Safety can be found here. You can find out more about Action Learning form the World Institute for Action Learning (of which Peter is President) here. Peter is on LinkedIn here, his organisation Team as One is here, and his book 'The Untapped Team Advantage' is available here.  If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram We are off for a week, but see you the week after.
01:09:46
February 24, 2021
Ep. 39 "You can either have a bonus this year, or a dinosaur sticker" (LIVE EPISODE)
Sean and Mark push the boundaries this week by going live and streaming the episode to the world while they recorded it. No guest this week (because who wants to screw it up in front of someone important) so they discuss needing a break, the Superbowl, who gets to make the decisions, and Sean helps Mark unpick a situation where teamwork just didn't happen. If you think a live stream is worth doing, let us know, and if you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
37:38
February 16, 2021
Ep.38 "If you actually want to improve, you need people who challenge your ideas" (Guest: TJ Juttla)
In this week's episode Sean and Mark connect with education consultant and podcaster TJ Juttla from QTS London to discuss recruitment in education and much more.  They get into building strong relationships and how they travel with you, how understanding the people you are connecting better is the key to placing them, and how recruitment is still a numbers game, but we might need to look at different numbers. They also get on to how you will never grow if you build a team of people who look, think and make decisions just like you. You can find out more about QTS London here and in particular the Pupil Entrepreneur Programme. You can connect with TJ on LinkedIn here, and listen to his podcast The Teacher's Point of View. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:03:22
February 9, 2021
Ep. 37 "You're a better player, but he played better" (Guest: Gareth Johnson of GRJ Education)
In this week's episode, Sean and Mark sit down with Educational Leadership trainer and founder of GRJ Education, Gareth Johnson. Gareth talks them through the journey required to get to running their own business, resisting the call to follow the expected path and heading into the unknown with no fear. Along the way, they talk rugby, brass bands and what happens when you are called to choose between them. Find out more about GRJ Education at grj-education.com, and connect directly with Gareth on LinkedIn here. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
53:52
February 2, 2021
Ep. 36: "Character is the common factor in performance" (Guest: Stephen Feeney)
In this week's episode Sean and Mark talk to Stephen Feeney of The Invictus project. Stephen coaches high performance athletes in self awareness and emotional intelligence as tools for consistency in elite performance.  They discuss taking the focus away form outcomes and onto the 'how', challenging how you make decisions and learning how to learn from others. In the episode Stephen mentions Winners Never Cheat by John Huntsman Sr and The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius along with just about every sports documentary on Netflix! You can find out more about the Invictus Project here and follow Stephen on Instagram here. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
56:24
January 26, 2021
Ep. 35: "We're on a BMX and we're just cracking on"
Happy New Year everyone! Sean and Mark return without a guest to talk lockdown whatever-point-oh and how annoying it is when getting back into the swing of things gets interrupted.  They also discuss mindset being more important than tools when working remotely, and the risk of working from home meaning working all the time. Mark mentions the book Remote: No Office Required by David Heinemeier Hansson (@DHH) and Jason Fried (@JasonFried). If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
32:07
January 19, 2021
Ep. 33: REPOST "The Beautiful Blend Between the Profound and the Practical" (Guest: James Aidoo of Innerscope)
Revisiting this inspirational chat with James Aidoo of Innerscope, Sean and Mark learn about James' work with students and teachers on applied emotional intelligence and self-leadership. They discuss reflective leadership and how we should be practicing what we preach when it comes to resilience, the challenge and privilege of serving your local community and balancing high support along with high challenge. James's organisation - https://www.innerscope.co.uk/ They also mention... https://www.giantworldwide.com/ https://www.johnmaxwell.com/ Sean also talks about James' spoken word.  The video is here => https://video.buffer.com/v/5f88532cdd69dd5791038782 If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:09:26
December 1, 2020
Ep.32 "Trust and Relationships come first" (Guest: Matt King-Sayce)
Sean and Mark get dramatic this week with their chat to Matt King-Sayce, a Head of Drama at a top independent school.  They talk about leading organisations through change, the power of saying yes by default and seeing where it takes you, and leading with humanity. They also get drama specific about building spaces where risks can be taken, the importance now more than ever of the arts for wellbeing, and (in a flashback to the Danny Townsend episode) when your mum tells you to do something, you do it! Matt's Curious Minds blog post is here.  The 2% Mindset image is he talks about is here. Matt talks about his work with Gareth Johnson on educational leadership which you can view here and you can connect with Matt on LinkedIn. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:03:16
November 24, 2020
Ep.31: "You don't need to have elite talent to have an elite mindset" (Guest: Danny Thomson)
We're back, and in this weeks episode Sean and Mark talk to Danny Thomson, Director of Sport at a top independent school in the North West of the UK about the importance of getting the right people in the right places, coaching across the language barrier and how culture comes from the entire community around a team. He also lays down his three essential elements to leadership, and what it's like when you're the coach's kid. Sean mentions The Power of Ritual by Casper Ter Kuile  and his episode of the Eat Sleep Work Repeat podcast is here. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
56:19
November 17, 2020
Ep.30: REPOST "Visible Behaviours, not Whiteboard Values" (Guest: Dominic Walsh)
Welcome, new listeners! Mark and Sean return to their chat with football coach Dominic Walsh about his experiences across all levels of football from grassroots up to an elite academy.  They discuss the importance of being authentic as a coach and how behaviour rather than values truly shows who you are as a leader or member of a team.  An anecdote about building resilience in young academy players is a real treat, with Dom being chased around by an old PE teacher a close second. This episode was our most popular early episode, so worth checking out again. Sean and Mark mention the Evelina children's hospital.  Check out their work here and the fundraiser here. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram We're off for a week so see you in a couple1
01:02:29
November 3, 2020
Ep.29: "It's not the money you spend on players, it's the money you spend around them" (Guest: Danny Townsend of Sydney FC)
Sean and Mark sit down to chat with back-to-back A-League champions Sydney FC's CEO (and Sean's old boss) Danny Townsend.  Danny talks the boys through what it takes to build a business from 2 staff to 2000, and what lessons he has taken from that experience into running an A-League Football Club.  Along the way they talk about the importance of showing up, backing your people to do things their way, and the benefits of doing what your mother tells you! Danny also shares the importance of celebrating your successes, running a club-first organisation, and being transparent with your fans.  He even throws in a bit of Sean Gallagher teasing for good measure. Sydney FC can be found on the internet here, and on social media here (Twitter / Instagram / Facebook / Youtube).  Their Asian Champions League fixtures are here. BT Sport's A-League page is here.  Fixtures aren't up yet, but you can satisfy a sky blue urge with some highlights form last season. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
50:02
October 27, 2020
Ep. 28: "You aren't an expert in it all. Team is everything" (Guest: Jamie Anderson of Diversity Travel)
Sean and Mark follow up last week's COVID centred chat with another conversation that touches on how people and business are weathering 2020 as they talk to Jamie Anderson, Head of Marketing and Communications for Diversity Travel, a specialist travel agency focusing on humanitarian and educational corporate travel.  Jamie goes in deep on his wealth of experience working with some of Britain's biggest and toughest brands covering how team dynamics work with outside agencies, how we can take advantage of the way we all think differently, and how to motivate teams remotely in an industry rendered almost non-existent by COVID 19. All of this, in-between way too many travel puns!  It is their half-term holiday after all. Sean mentions Jamie's Amsterdam travel video which you can find here.  Mark mentions that famous British Airways Advert. And you can check out Diversity Travel on LinkedIn (they currently have a job going if you like the sound of what they do) and Jamie is here. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:00:08
October 20, 2020
Ep. 27 "The Show Must Go On" (Guest: Andy Edmeads of Camberley Theatre)
This week, Mark and Sean talk to Andy Edmeads, Venue Manager for Camberley Theatre about fostering a culture of mucking in and cracking on, making fewer assumptions about how your team are feeling, and what happens when you have to pivot to becoming community support workers when a pandemic hits. Andy also delights Sean by bringing up Bobby Robson's Commandments (check out the video they talk about here) YoU can find out more about Andy's work at Camberley Theatre here. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
55:21
October 13, 2020
Ep.26: REPOST "Culture from the players, not the Coach" (Guest: Cara McCartney)
Sean and Mark revisit their lockdown interview with Cara McCartney, Director at Netball at a top independent school about her role , balancing inclusion and excellence, why it can be valuable to sit on the bench and how important Netball has been throughout her life, on the court and off. With the return of schools and clubs to (some version of) their training schedules, the guys thought it worth dipping back into the archives to get some inspiration on getting back into the swing of a programme. Roundwood Netball Club are online here and on Instagram here. Find somewhere to play Netball - England Netball SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment tf you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:03:30
October 6, 2020
Ep. 25 "Using your experiences to thrive" (Guest: Gemma Leigh Roberts of The Resilience Edge)
Sean and Mark talk to Gemma Leigh Roberts, Chartered Organisational Psychologist and founder of The Resilience Edge about (unsurprisingly) resilience, but also risk and failure, decision making, and how we can use perspective to build our resilience. In the chat they mention Gemma's popular LinkedIn Learning Course that you can check out, as well as following her on LinkedIn to keep up with the newsletters.  You can also keep checking out The Resilience Edge website for new, free training materials. Sean also mentions the Michelle Mone episode of The High Performance Podcast, and we couldn't go a week without mentioning Belbin, so check the links below for the offer. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment tf you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
57:22
September 29, 2020
Announcement: New Upload Day
Hello everyone. As you will hear from this super-short non-episode we are going to live our release day to Tuesdays so you can enjoy us on your commute, See you on Tuesday!
02:19
September 25, 2020
Ep. 24 "Teaching What Competition Looks Like" (Guest: Team GB's Rob Richardson)
Today Mark and Sean have the privilege of speaking to Team GB Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Captain Rob Richardson.  They talk building teams out of strangers, 'taking the message' when you are being screamed at on the pitch and how important awareness of Paralympic sport is for future generations. UK Sport GB Paralympics The High performance Podcast SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment tf you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.showor send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
58:58
September 18, 2020
Ep. 23: REPOST "Plants, Shapers and Resource Investigators" (Guest: Jo Keeler of Belbin)
In this episode Sean and Mark revisit their talk to Jo Keeler, managing partner of Belbin, the organisation behind the famous Belbin Team Roles.  They talk about  making work more fun by understanding yourself better, the importance of authenticity, and how it might be as important to know when your role is needed as it is to know what your role is. Sean and Mark also take the Belbin Team Role Assessment themselves in the hope of learning what they do in a team and just where the magic of their partnership comes from!  Jo then talks them through their results. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment tf you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. Dan Abrahams Post If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... Also - Sean on LinkedIn and Mark on LinkedIn @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:15:58
September 11, 2020
Ep. 22 "Teams are like Soup" REPOST (Guest: Ashley Trodden)
A repost of their first ever interview, Mark and Sean talk to to 2012 Team GB Paralympic Sitting Volleyball coach Ashley Trodden.  Ashley joins all the way from Kuwait and discusses the world of elite level coaching, his own coaching philosophy, how that translates to working with young people in school settings.  They also cover what qualities you value most in a team member, and whether a team is like a good soup. This is a repost for all the teachers who've headed back into schools this week.  Nice work, everyone! SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! We mention Belbin again a but this week , and listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram
42:52
September 4, 2020
Ep. 21 "Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself" (Guest: Sean Gallagher of @noipodcast)
Mark and Sean meet up in the studio to go deep on House systems in their college.  Mark flips the script on Sean and grills him on his latest project, a House points system that he is introducing in his college. They talk about the importance of healthy competition, keeping things fair and why there's as much learning in losing as winning.  They also take the opportunity to reflect on being back in a workplace and collaborating in person post-lock SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! We mention Belbin again a but this week , and listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram
39:55
August 28, 2020
Ep.20 "Collaboration is the missing piece to creativity" (Guest: Emily Gordon-Smith of Stylus)
In this future-focused conversation with Emily Gordon-Smith of trend forecasters Stylus, Sean and Mark discuss the where absence makes the heart grow fonder for in-person collaboration, cultural shifts that create macro trends, changing recruitment criteria to acknowledge new pathways into the industry and the place for kindness in competitive workplaces. STYLUS As we mention in the pod this is out last episode before a week off.  We may choose o return on a different day of the week.  Let us know when you'd want to have us in your ears! SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you in a couple of weeks.
01:01:52
August 14, 2020
Ep. 19 "The Beautiful Blend Between the Profound and the Practical" (Guest: James Aidoo of Innerscope)
In this inspirational chat with James Aidoo of Innerscope, Sean and Mark learn about James' work with students and teachers on applied emotional intelligence and self-leadership.  They discuss reflective leadership and how we should be practicing what we preach when it comes to resilience, the challenge and privilege of serving your local community and balancing high support along with high challenge.   James's organisation - https://www.innerscope.co.uk/ They also mention... https://www.giantworldwide.com/ https://www.johnmaxwell.com/ SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:00:54
August 7, 2020
Ep. 18 "Motivate students, engage parents and save teachers time!" (Guest: Ben Dunford from epraise.co.uk)
This week Sean and Mark speak to Ben Dunford, founder of the online student rewards platform epraise.co.uk. Ben discusses how caring underpins both his platform and his company, how to utilise praise as a team motivator, and how user feedback can be the fuel for a team who aren't in it for the money.  They also discuss the importance for them of building something that solves a genuine problem, not just because it's cool. You can check out epraise.co.uk here and reach out to them on Facebook and email. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.  
01:08:33
July 31, 2020
Ep.17 "Trust and Belief" (Guest: Football Coach Michael Moore pt. 2)
Sean and Mark conclude their conversation with Michael Moore, Academy Manager for Juventus Academy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Michael has worked in team coaching, player development and coach education with, amongst others the Football Association of Ireland. In this week's chat they talk about how to create a trusting coaching environment, the importance of listening to what is working (whether it's something you put in place or not), why we should never stop learning as coaches and how those lessons may come from places you wouldn't expect. At the end of the chat Michael talked about the Lingua United project - you can find out more here - https://linguaunited.com/en/ https://www.instagram.com/lingua.united/ The Football Association of Ireland Shelbourne FC SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. And if you wanted to listen to more Mark (and Ep. 3 Guest Charlie Pinel) you can check out My Movie Minute If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
01:14:16
July 24, 2020
Ep.16 "The Pursuit of Excellence" (Guest: Football Coach Michael Moore pt. 1)
Sean and Mark return to sports this week as they chat to Michael Moore, Academy Manager for Juventus Academy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Michael has worked in team coaching, player development and coach education with, amongst others the Football Association of Ireland. In part one of their epic chat they cover the importance of setting the training environment, the place for creative mistake-making in sport, naming your goals, and Michael's practical philosophy for achieving excellence.  This conversation was so chock full they had to make it 2 episodes! Part 2 comes next week. Juventus Academy Saudi Arabia The Football Association of Ireland Shelbourne FC SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners still get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
53:57
July 17, 2020
Ep.15 "Taking the fear out of the room" (Guest: Emma Warren-Thomas)
This week Sean and Mark get sidetracked with Emma Warren-Thomas, Chair of Trustees for the Nursery Theatre and Philanthropy Manager for the Royal Opera House.  They discuss leading good meetings to get the most out of everybody in the room, knowing when to stay silent, and how it's all comes down to managing relationships. The ballet/sports science stuff Emma was talking about:- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A0uVH62QPXo https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2018/jul/15/raising-the-barre-how-science-is-saving-ballet-dancers COVID-19 Fundraisers The Nursery Theatre  The Royal Opera House SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
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July 10, 2020
Ep.14: "People, not Politics" (Guest: Local Councillor Gareth Evans)
In today's episode Sean and Mark talk to friend, colleague and local councillor Gareth Evans about getting things done when your teammates are on another team, being visible and accessible, and leading people from the trenches. In the episode Gareth discusses the work he does with Surfers against Sewage Mayor Philip Normal's Instagram SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off a Belbin Team Roles assessment if you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
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July 3, 2020
Ep. 13: "Plants, Shapers and Resource Investigators" (Guest: Jo Keeler of Belbin)
In this episode Sean and Mark talk to Jo Keeler, managing partner of Belbin, the organisation behind the famous Belbin Team Roles.  They talk about  making work more fun by understanding yourself better, the importance of authenticity, and how it might be as important to know when your role is needed as it is to know what your role is. Sean and Mark also take the Belbin Team Role Assessment themselves in the hope of learning what they do in a team and just where the magic of their partnership comes from!  Jo then talks them through their results. SPECIAL PODCAST OFFER! Listeners get 25% the price off an assessment tf you use the code noipodcast when you check out.  Visit www.belbin.com to sign up. You can find out more about the 9 Belbin Team Roles here, and order your own assessment here. If you enjoyed this epidsode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram See you next week.
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June 26, 2020
Ep.12: "A Structured Level of Support, Not Seniority" (Guest: Gina Penfold)
Mark and Sean are joined by Paediatric Site Practitioner Gina Penfold to discuss her role in the NHS, managing people, resources and crises in some of London's biggest hospitals.  They talk about keeping a team together when you only see each other 30 minutes at a time, the power of a good acronym, and how organisation structure can be one of support not hierarchy.  They also talk a little coronavirus, and Gina reminds everyone that A&E is still operating, and safe even during this crisis. There's NO I in Podcast is growing, but we would love to share this with as many people as possible, so if you enjoyed this, check out our other episodes, and tell your friends.  Send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram
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June 19, 2020
Ep. 11: "Visible Behaviours, not Whiteboard Values" (Guest: Dominic Walsh)
Mark and Sean talk to football coach Dominic Walsh about his experiences across all levels of football from grassroots up to an elite academy.  They discuss the importance of being authentic as a coach and how behaviour rather than values truly shows who you are as a leader or member of a team.  An anecdote about building resilience in young academy players is a real treat, with Dom being chased around by an old PE teacher a close second.  Enjoy! Send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram And if you wanted to check out the Lexis Podcast you can grab it here.
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June 12, 2020
Ep.10: "No Comms, No Bombs" (Guest: Sergeant Kevin Casey)
Sean and Mark venture outside of their comfort zones for this week's conversation with RAF Sergeant Kevin Casey.  They cover the strength of the bond that is created in the military, tough leadership and the importance of decisiveness, and shark-infested custard! TNIIP will be taking a week off next week to look back at what's gone well and what can be polished, but will be back the following week. Send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... @noipodcast // Twitter @noipodcast // Instagram
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May 29, 2020
Ep. 10 Promo (Guest: Sgt. Kevin Casey)
Promo for the next episode, featuring an interview with  Sergeant Kevin Casey of the RAF.  Sean and Mark venture outside of their comfort zones to cover the strength of the bond that is created in the military, tough leadership and the importance of decisiveness, and shark-infested custard! Episode 10 will be released on the 29 May.
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May 27, 2020
Ep.9: "Culture from the players, not the Coach" (Guest: Cara McCartney)
Sean and Mark spend this week's pod talking to Cara McCartney, Director at Netball at a top independent school about her role , balancing inclusion and excellence, why it can be valuable to sit on the bench and how important Netball has been throughout her life, on the court and off. Roundwood Netball Club are online here and on Instagram here. Find somewhere to play Netball - England Netball You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @noipodcast
52:40
May 22, 2020
Ep.8: "Putting athletes at the centre of everything we do" (Guest: Daniel Lavipour)
Sean and Mark sit down this week with Daniel Lavipour, an elite strength and conditioning coach, currently working with London Pulse Superleague Netball club and the FA.  They cover the storytelling behind strength and conditioning, the language of pain, and going back to basics. They also talk in detail about how London Pulse are keeping their team together and trained in lockdown and how Fancy Dress Fridays can change the way you train.   Daniel can be found on Twitter and Instagram @DanielLavipour His strength and conditioning training organisation Performance  Ready is @PerformanceRDY You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @noipodcast
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May 15, 2020
Ep. 7: "Collaboration, Trust and Working Under Pressure" (Guest: Lizzie Boyce of Rogue Symphony)
This week, Mark and Sean fanboy out to Lizzie Boyce, one of the directors of Rogue Symphony, an orchestra that perform Hip Hop and Electronica arranged for classical instruments.  Lizzie discusses collaboration, trust and working under pressure... and whether Kanye is a genius. She also talks about working together in lockdown and how they have collaborated in isolation.  Stick around until the end to hear their medley of classics, recorded from everyone's respective homes Rogue Symphony can (and should) be followed on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube and their gig schedule (once gigs are a thing again) is here. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @noipodcast
58:32
May 8, 2020
Ep. 6: "We may be saying the word principles a lot" (Guest: Harry Cheslaw)
Mark and Sean talk to Harry Cheslaw about his journey from Savile Row suit sales to Data Scientist with a leading luxury fashion house, before delving into his wealth of knowledge on all things Ray Dalio and his book 'Principles' and the benefits and drawbacks of a culture of radical truth. Watch Ray Dalio's talk here You can get Ray Dalio's book 'Principles' here Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @noipodcast
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May 1, 2020
Ep. 5: "Enchanted Rugs and Flying Demons" (Guest: Charlie Pinel pt.2)
In the second part of our two part episode, Sean and Mark continue their conversation with  Charlie Pinel about the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and Dungeons and Dragons.  This week the discuss failure, and the ethics of encouraging (imaginary) fights.  Find out more: Duke of Edinburgh's Award (dofe.org) Dungeons and Dragons (dndbeyond.com)  Follow @noipodcast on Twitter and Instagram.
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April 24, 2020
Ep 4: "What Time's Breakfast?" (Guest: Charlie Pinel pt. 1)
In part one of a two part episode, week's Sean and Mark talk to their work colleague Charlie Pinel about what it takes prepare teams for expeditions deep into the wilds of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and the dungeons of Dungeons and Dragons.  They cover guided discovery, when you need to step back from being part of the team, and the importance of making mistakes.  The conversation concludes next week. Find out more: Duke of Edinburgh's Award (dofe.org) Dungeons and Dragons (dndbeyond.com) Follow @noipodcast on Twitter and Instagram.
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April 17, 2020
Ep 3: "Hold the Tiny Bird" (Guest: Chris Mead)
In this week's episode Sean and Mark talk to improviser and theatre maker Chris Mead about how he coaches improv teams.  They discuss what the qualities of a good improviser are, and how the skills of improv bleed into the real world.  In the episode Chris mentions a few  different improvisation organisations:- Hoopla (http://hooplaimpro.com/) The Nursery Theatre (https://thenurserytheatre.com/) The Free Association (https://thefreeassociation.co.uk/) They all run classes and gigs, and Hoopla and the Nursery are running remote classes during the COVID-19 lockdown.  Chris' own website is https://www.chrismead.co/
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April 10, 2020
Ep 2: "Teams are Like Soup" (Guest: Ashley Trodden)
Mark and Sean talk to to 2012 Team GB Paralympic Sitting Volleyball coach Ashley Trodden all the way from Kuwait about the world of elite level coaching, his own coaching philosophy, how that translates to working with young people in school settings.  They also cover what qualities you value most in a team member, and whether a team is like a good soup.
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April 3, 2020
Ep 1: “Do Your Job!”
Mark and Sean kick off their conversations about teams by talking about moving your entire team online, with Microsoft Teams, ask whether Bill Belichick can win without Tom Brady (and vice versa) and whether teachers would teach differently if there was a league table in the school. The first and worst. There’s terrible audio quality, but it exists.
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March 27, 2020