The Growth Strategy Podcast, with Steve Pugh

The Growth Strategy Podcast, with Steve Pugh

By Steve Pugh
The Growth Strategy Podcast is a podcast discussing business growth, sales, strategy, marketing and management. Listen if you want to learn how to improve your business or career.

The podcast is also a spin off of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ business growth system.

"My belief is that there is a way to combine the world's best concepts on sales, strategy, marketing and management to create dramatic business or career growth; with a particular focus on your personal and professional brand".

www.growthstrategyroadmap.com/

#sales #strategy #marketing #management #growthstrategy
Episode 012: Full interview, ex Marine turned Business Leader, Chris Paton
Many thanks to my guest Chris Paton for the wonderfully open interview about his career and life in the military, before later being published in the Harvard Business Review, and then launching his consultancy Quirk Solutions Ltd. Time stamps: 9:10 - Businesses of different sizes have common challenges 12:28 - The journey into the military 16:40 - Common misconceptions 19:20 - Using military techniques in business communication and decision making 25:51 - Co-authoring a paper for Harvard Business Review 29:05 - Launching the business 35:30 - What good leaders do well. What bad leaders do badly. 39:25 - The best advice you've ever had 43:45 - The potential to scale   Watch here: https://lnkd.in/dhieUCf ** we did have some technical problems, but did our best  The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.  #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #business #growthstrategy #military #wargaming
48:36
May 22, 2020
Episode 011: Full Interview, saving lives and her career into business, with Helena Sansum
Many thanks to Helena Sansum for the wonderful interview. We talk about a number of things; from building a business around your passions, being on an accelerator programme, common issues businesses face; but most of all the importance of having the skills to save someone's life. 💬⛰🚑  Time stamps: 1:58 - Wanting to live a life of adventure 4:11 - Discovering what to do after uni 14:28 - Moving from a career into business with Life Saving Training 25:50 - The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator programme 31:02 - Discussing issues small businesses face (time management) 37:22 - Volunteering at North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team 39:20 - The benefits of volunteering 41:27 - The best advice you've ever had 46:50 - Launching a crowd funder campaign - Link: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/help-life-saving-training-to-save-more-lives  The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.   #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #business #growthstrategy #firstaid #savinglives #training
51:49
May 14, 2020
Episode 010: Full interview with professional boxer Joe Maphosa.
Thank you to my inspirational guest, Middlesbrough boxer Joe Maphosa. Within the conversation we spoke about everything from getting into Team GB, training with Anthony Joshua, the importance of an elite level mindset and also the business side of boxing. If you want to meet a top guy who's learning his craft and inspiring others, check it out. 🏆🥊💬  Time stamps: 1:41 - How is lockdown treating you? 3:15 - Getting into boxing 7:04 - His journey to Team GB 11:30 - The importance of an elite level mindset 15:15 - Training with AJ 24:04 - The business side of boxing 27:50 - Life after boxing 29:57 - Best advice he's ever had  The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.   #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #business #growthstrategy #middlesbrough #boxing #joemaphosa
33:59
May 9, 2020
Episode 009: Full interview, discussing sport, leadership and being a mother in business, Charlotte Nichols
Many thanks to Charlotte Nichols for being a wonderful guest today. We covered everything from GB level sport, to leadership, to being a mother in business. Thank you so much for your time and sharing your amazing journey! 🐶💬🏆 Time stamps: 3:10 - Sport, Leadership and Business 8:57 - Why PR? 10:20 - Setting up in the early days 16:13 - Harvey & Hugo products and services 20:04 - Embracing digital and looking to scale 26:12 - Motherhood in business 34:26 - FREE brand audit service 35:40 - Best piece of advice you've ever had?   Video: https://lnkd.in/drf3R9s  The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.  #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #business #growthstrategy #darlington
41:49
May 4, 2020
Episode 008: Full interview with Martin Ferguson, growing from a window cleaner and growing a national business
Many thanks to Martin Ferguson for our chat today. Martin is an inspiring businessman who has built a national business employing hundreds of people, from starting as a window cleaner in 2006. 🧹🧽🏭   Martin has exemplified several business growth strategies in his journey, discussed throughout the interview, and also continues to inspire young people that anything is possible with hard work and determination. 🏆He also aquired a new business and grew it 700% 🤯🤯🤯   Time stamps: 0:05 - Introduction 4:38 - Starting a business in the North East 13:04 - The importance of having a mentor 14:25 - Putting people first 24:01 - Growing into a national brand 28:22 - The impact of COVID-19 32:09 - The best piece of advice you've ever had? 38:07 - Close.  The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™  interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.  Next up:  Charlotte Nichols, Monday 4th May 🐶 Joe Maphosa, Thursday 7th May 🥊   #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #business #growthstrategy #Darlington
39:37
May 1, 2020
Episode 007: Full interview with Dr Jake Garner on the strategies, challenges and opportunities in healthcare
Many thanks to Jake Garner for speaking to me today on the strategies, challenges and opportunities in healthcare. 🏨💪🏻🔬🧬 It's not every day you get to hear from someone with a different perspective on business. I hope you enjoy it. Time stamps 0:10 - Welcome and introduction 2:40 - How we know each other 4:31 - The business model for UK dentistry 9:51 - Exploring the importance of sales, marketing and strategy 22:00 - The importance of the customer journey 24:51 - Similarities with other sectors 29:47 - Applying disruptive strategy to build a super profitable healthcare practice 35:33 - The best piece of advice you've ever had 40:46 - Close The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers. I hope you'll join us.  #livestream #businessstrategy #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #dentist #healthcare
41:30
April 30, 2020
Episode 006: Full interview with Joe Glover, founder and visionary behind The Marketing Meetup.
Joe Glover 🏠 founder and visionary behind The Marketing Meetup. I'll be picking Joe's brains on what it takes to start a global movement, his experience in interviewing some of the biggest names in the world of marketing, and what it's like being the nicest man in the room and translating this to business. 🤔💬 The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We will unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers. I hope you'll join us.   Watch the Live Stream here: https://lnkd.in/dCdsjtm  #YouTube #livestream #businessstrategy #growth #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #marketing #themarketingmeetup
36:51
April 24, 2020
Episode 005: Interview with Charlie Sullivan sharing his entrepreneurial journey of leaving a successful corporate career and going into property.
Many thanks to my friend Charlie Sullivan for the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ Live Stream today sharing his entrepreneurial journey of leaving a successful corporate career and going into property. 🏚➡️🏡 Time stamps: 0.06 - Welcome. 11:18 - Finding your first property investment. 18:17 - Social media and building credibility. 24:00 - Investing in property. Is this somewhere people should put their money in a recession? 36:30 - Does being an engineer help you in business? 40:40 - What advice would you give to your younger self? 43:21 -  What is the best advice you've ever had?  💬💬💬   The aim of this series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We will unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers. I hope you'll join us. #YouTube #livestream #businessstrategy #growth #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap #property #investing
49:56
April 21, 2020
Episode 004: Interview with Ashleigh King President and Exec Producer of TEDx NewcastleUniversity, Business Owner
A massive thank you to Ashleigh King for being my first guest on the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ Live Stream. 💬  The aim of the interview series I'm starting is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses who I think you will find interesting. We will unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice my guests have ever had... all over YouTube. I hope you'll join us for the next one.  #YouTube #livestream #businessstrategy #growth #realpeople #realstories #growthstrategyroadmap
1:01:46
April 16, 2020
Episode 003: The importance of being allowed to fail
🎧🎧🎧 The Growth Strategy Roadmap™ Podcast - 10 April 2020. In this episode; during the current lock down, this gives us all the ability to learn and practise some new skills, however what is equally important is the importance of being able to fail. It is the true saying that "master painters were never born great, they were great because they paint a lot!" You should do the same and take people on your journey with you. [3 minutes 36 seconds]   #business #strategy #podcast #networking #growthstrategyroadmap
03:37
April 10, 2020
Episode 001: The impact of CoronaVirus
🎧🎧🎧 The Growth Strategy Roadmap™ Podcast - 27 March 2020. In this episode; the impact of CoronaVirus; reviewing your current position, the importance on getting good advice and furloughing staff.  #business #strategy #growthstrategyroadmap #podcast
06:53
April 3, 2020
Episode 002: The importance of expanding your professional business network
🎧🎧🎧 The Growth Strategy Roadmap™ Podcast - 3 April 2020. In this episode; the importance of expanding your professional business network, using this to find and interact with the businesses who are actually your target customers, build profile, reputation and trust, then asking for the sale. [4 minutes 7 seconds]   #business #strategy #podcast #networking #growthstrategyroadmap
04:06
April 3, 2020