In this episode of #TheSpeakerShow, Sean Pillot de Chenecey interviews René Carayol.
René is one of the world’s leading executive coaches, who works with some of the Fortune 500’s and FTSE 100’s top CEO’s and their executive teams, providing first-hand advice and support for those such as Jim Yong Kim – President of The World Bank, Antony Jenkins – CEO Barclays Bank, Mario Greco – CEO Generali and Maria Ramos – CEO Absa Bank. He speaks with the authority and confidence of the expert practitioner, noting that “the only position in the business that has no preparatory training or development whatsoever is the CEO”.
René specialises in delivering performances that show precisely how contemporary leaders can electrify an audience through a powerful and authentic emotional connection. He’s also the author of the best selling business books Corporate Voodoo, My Voodoo, and SPIKE.
In this fascinating episode, they discuss a range of his viewpoints on issues relating to leadership including:
- Certainty, Clarity and Hope
- Building a culture of innovation
- Culture being more powerful than strategy
- Why the pace of change is the biggest challenge
- The power of diversity, inclusivity and belonging