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Cultivating Respect and Discourse: Leadership Insights with Sarah Powell
Episode 15225th January 2024 • The Ben Morton Leadership Podcast • Ben Morton
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In this episode of the show, Ben has a fascinating conversation about building great teams with Sarah Powell, Chief Executive of British Gymnastics.

Join them as they debunk the myth surrounding high-performing teams and delve into the importance of respect over mere likability.

Explore the question of whether 'teamship' should be taught and discover strategies for fostering a culture that embraces healthy discourse and welcomes diverse perspectives.

Sarah also shares her insights on the power of vulnerability and how to strike a balance with demonstrating strength.

Don't miss this episode filled with wisdom on effective team dynamics and leadership principles.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Why it’s a myth that great sports teams are comprised of people who get along and love working with each other.
  • The benefits of teaching ‘teamship’ alongside leadership.
  • How to build a culture that encourages healthy discourse and welcomes diversity of thought.
  • How to strike the right balance between being vulnerable and strength.
  • Plus lots more!

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