Beyond the Comfort Zone – with Elisabet Vinberg Hearn, John Jennings

Have you ever felt the pull to venture into uncharted territory with your business or found yourself faced with an enormous challenge, but felt anchored by self-doubt?

Dive into this enlightening conversation where I chat with Elisabet Vinberg-Hearn, a three-time best-selling author on leadership and teams, and John Jennings, leadership, engagement and cultural business expert.

We’ll delve into the courage required to take leaps and the strategies to execute them successfully.

This discussion follows our recent inaugural face-to-face Elevation Collective event in Windsor, England. There, I united a tribe of global thought leaders committed to shaping a brighter future.

In this episode, we’ll distil the invaluable insights and lessons from that gathering, offering you guidance on blazing your own distinctive trail.

This episode will be airing live on 13th October 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about guests Elisabet Vinberg Hearn & John Jennings:

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn, Leadership & Culture Strategist, Co-founder Think Solutions in the UK and Sweden, Award-winning co-author ‘The Leader’s Guide to Impact’, ‘Leading Teams 10 Challenges 10 Solutions and ‘The Team Formula’. Her 4th book is out April 2024.Elisabet was born in Luleå, Sweden, close to the arctic circle, the daughter of a senior officer in the armed forces and a teacher and grew up in Stockholm. She is a leading voice on future leadership, personal impact, teams/collaboration & collective Intelligence, cultural intelligence and culture change in organisations, enabling and engaging people through business and digital transformation. As an international consultant, speaker, facilitator and executive coach, she’s worked with clients such as American Express, McAfee, Royal Sun Alliance Group, H&M, Skanska, City & Guilds, Greenpeace, IKEA, MasterCard, SOS Children’s Villages, ABN AMRO and the Royal Bank of Scotland. She’s on the Advisory Board of AI Forum.


John Jennings is an expert in employee engagement, culture change and sustainable governance. This is derived from over 34 years of operational and executive board-level experience in both the public and private sectors for organisations, including Prudential, Egg, Experian and Totemic, as well as Curve Theatre in Leicester. He has led global teams and studied employee engagement and retention techniques across different cultures. In addition to lecturing to international MBA students on sustainable governance, he regularly presents to business leaders on the key competitive advantages of placing an employee-centric approach at the heart of business strategy. John is a former Branch Chairman of The Institute of Directors, and currently works

This episode will be airing live on 13th October 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about host Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper has over a 30 year career worked with major global brands to small entrepreneurial ventures developing exceptional leaders, teams and highly engaged workforces. Chris has hosted since 2011 the Business Elevation show which in 2019 was the most accessed business show on the world’s leading on-line radio platform ‘Voice America’ .

He is co-Author of The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) published by Penguin Random House New York and in 2021 contributed to multiple international best seller ‘Play The Game’.

Chris has a reputation as an exceptional coach, consultant, facilitator and speaker. Chris also founded the Elevation Collective where exceptional people are connected to contribute to a better world. He is a fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, lives in Leicestershire in the UK with his wife and two teenage boys and loves adventure and the natural world.

In 2019, during a mid-life crisis, he competed in Scotland’s toughest one day endurance event.

This episode will be airing live on 13th October 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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