Better leaders make better businesses – How to reach the top of your game (and stay there!) with guest Ron Lynch & Guest host John Jennings

How do you be the best leader you can be, and then get better? In a world where the pace of change only gets quicker, there are some valuable lessons to be learned from past experiences. During this week’s interview, guest host John Jennings will be discussing with Ron Lynch some of the lessons he has learned, from his vast experience of building and growing businesses, as well as helping others to do the same. Ron Lynch has a wealth of experience, built from 40 years of working across a broad range of businesses and sectors, from establishing his own successful marketing consultancy, through to senior roles in the public and private sectors, as well as being a trustee for several charities. Here in the East Midlands area of the UK, Ron is best known for his role as a Regional Director for one of the UK largest business groups, the Institute of Directors. Join us to hear Ron’s thoughts and advice based on his vast experience and knowledge.

This episode will be airing live on 23rd October 2020 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit

More about Ron Lynch:

Ron began his career in accountancy before holding various senior posts in the UK Department of Trade & Industry, and senior management positions, including Chief Executive, in the private sector. He has commercial experience in a variety of sectors including retail, food processing, transport, catering and jewellery. He launched a marketing and management consultancy in 2001 and subsequently set up several businesses of which he was a director and shareholder until he stepped down in 2017.

He is a member of the Advisory Board for Nottingham Business School, and previously he was a director of Leicester College, Regional Chairman of the Institute of Consulting, a member of an advisory committee for the British Geological Survey, a member of the East Midlands Regional Assembly and the East Midlands Regional Economic Cabinet. Ron has an MSc in Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Stirling.

This episode will be airing live on 23rd October 2020 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit

More about guest host John Jennings:

John Jennings is an expert in employee engagement, culture change, bespoke customer service skills, and resolution of major operational issues. 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 the Curve Theatre in Leicester. He has led global teams and studied employee engagement and retention techniques across different cultures. He regularly lectures and presents on the key competitive advantages that business leaders can gain by placing an employee-centric approach at the heart of business strategy. A former Branch Chairman of The Institute of Directors, he currently also works alongside show host Chris Cooper delivering employee engagement change programmes.

This episode will be airing live on 23rd October 2020 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit

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