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  • Summary

  • Journalist Charlene White gains unprecedented access to some of Britain's oldest and most famous companies and institutions to find out what makes them successful. In each episode we will meet the people behind this success; senior management and staff, past and present, this series gets under the skin of these world famous organisations.

    We learn how they have each employed distinct cultures, systems and techniques in order to stand the test of time. We also hear about the companies' biggest failures throughout their history and what they learnt.

    With the help of Paul Anderson-Walsh, Director of The Centre for Inclusive Leadership; and research by Professor Alex Hill, Kingston University & Director of the Centre for High Performance; each episode identifies how these business lessons can be applied directly to your own life; how to improve your productivity, stay motivated and get ahead.

    This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 6 episodes to your Library now.

    ©2019 Audible, Ltd. (P)2019 Audible, Ltd.
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Episodes
  • Ep. 1: British Rowing

    Apr 17 2019

    British Rowing is the national governing body for rowing, responsible for the training and development of rowers from grass roots level to high performance athletes. GB Rowing Team are champions of success at the Olympic Games, having won a total of 68 medals, including 31 gold, up to and including Rio 2016.

    We go behind the scenes to learn some of the secrets of their world-class approach to coaching and training programmes.

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    32 mins
  • Ep. 2: RADA

    Apr 17 2019

    For more than a century the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, RADA, has trained some of Britain’s best known actors from the stage and big screen.

    To get under the skin of this venerable institution we hear from some of RADA’s instructors and star-studded alumni about how the school maintains its high standards. In order to maintain its high standards and personal touch RADA remains intentionally small: offering just 28 places to the several thousand aspiring actors who apply each year.

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    27 mins
  • Ep. 3: The Royal Institution

    Apr 17 2019

    The Royal Institution has been the esteemed organisation at the forefront of scientific research, education and discovery for the last two centuries. Its impressive history is decorated with 15 Nobel prizes and the discovery of ten different elements.

    To this day, the Royal Institution continues to fuel vital scientific discussion and inspire and educate the next generation of world-changing scientists.

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    25 mins

Publisher's Summary

Journalist Charlene White gains unprecedented access to some of Britain's oldest and most famous companies and institutions to find out what makes them successful. In each episode we will meet the people behind this success; senior management and staff, past and present, this series gets under the skin of these world famous organisations.

We learn how they have each employed distinct cultures, systems and techniques in order to stand the test of time. We also hear about the companies' biggest failures throughout their history and what they learnt.

With the help of Paul Anderson-Walsh, Director of The Centre for Inclusive Leadership; and research by Professor Alex Hill, Kingston University & Director of the Centre for High Performance; each episode identifies how these business lessons can be applied directly to your own life; how to improve your productivity, stay motivated and get ahead.

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 6 episodes to your Library now.

©2019 Audible, Ltd. (P)2019 Audible, Ltd.

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Very informative, and there are certainly applicable notion... Interesting to know that there are organizations out there with long standing in practices and forward thinking individuals,.

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just a good listen hopeful and honest

everyone is a leader and a follower. you need both.

collaboration is great, but went aren't wet there?

this will make you think