Special Encore: Leadership – How to become a better leader with business leadership expert and adventurer Neil Laughton

Great leadership is a key ingredient for business and organizational success. However, what are its key constituents and how can you improve your own leadership skills? My guest Neil Laughton is the CEO and Founder of ‘The Business Leadership Academy’. He served in the Royal Marines and Special Air Service Regiment (21 SAS) before founding a group of construction companies. He grew the organisation to £40m turnover and then sold it to Balfour Beatty Plc. A recipient of the Ness Award for “Inspirational leadership” from the Royal Geographical Society, Neil leads adventurous expeditions all over the world. He has climbed the highest mountain on each continent including Mt. Everest and skied to the Geographic North and South Poles. He has made twelve first ascents in Greenland, circumnavigated the UK on a jet-ski and piloted the world’s first road legal bio-fuelled flying car across the Sahara Desert. Join us and build your leadership skills by acting upon the wisdom from this special encore show.

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Neil Laughton

Neil served in the Royal Marines and Special Air Service Regiment (21 SAS) before founding a group of companies in the construction industry. He grew the organisation to £40m turnover and then sold the business to Balfour Beatty Plc. Neil holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, a Certificate in Direction from the Institute of Directors and is a recipient of the Ness Award for “Inspirational leadership” from the Royal Geographical Society. In his spare time Neil leads adventurous expeditions all over the world. He has completed the Explorers Grand Slam – climbing the highest mountain on each continent including Mt. Everest and skiing to both the Geographic North and South Poles. He has also made twelve first ascents in Greenland, circumnavigated the UK on a jet-ski and piloted the world’s first road legal bio-fuelled flying car across the Sahara Desert.

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