Podcast #4: “Growing Consciously” with Artemis Evangelidi

Ceinwen meets with holistic business and legal consultant, Artemis Evangelidi, the Founder and Managing Director of Aipeia Consulting, an international firm focused on creating successful, sustainable and empowered businesses and leaders. Born and raised in Melbourne Australia, Artemis has over 20 years’ experience across 4 continents working with some of the world’s largest investment companies. Artemis has seen first-hand how successful businesses thrive. Now based in Cyprus, Artemis’ mission is to bring about global change by empowering people to be the best they can be with a growth mindset. 

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Podcast #3: “It’s Not All About High Performance” with Aaron Fitzgerald

Ceinwen sits down to chat with Aaron Fitzgerald, the Chief Operating Officer of Grill’d Australia (Australia’s largest privately owned restaurant group) and the Chief Executive Officer of Grill’d International. With a career spanning over twenty years, Aaron is best known for driving growth and profitability across Australia’s best known brands via strategy, structure, culture and people. In a holistic conversation about business, Aaron discusses building capability in teams and nurturing the ‘culture keepers’ who enable growth by challenging leadership to achieve greater outcomes. Ceinwen asks Aaron how he manages to keep on top of it all. The answer? He dedicates 20 minutes a day to something we should all be doing a lot more of.

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Podcast #2: “Stop Giving Your Expertise Away for Free” with Blair Enns

Ceinwen interviews the legendary Blair Enn’s, world renowned author of The Win Without Pitching Manifesto and Pricing Creativity: A Guide to Profit Beyond The Billable Hour. Through his sales training program for creative professionals, he started out on a mission to change the way creative services are bought and sold the world over. Having applied Blair’s principles to her business development strategy, Ceinwen highlights how the Win Without Pitching methodology has created a valuable and qualitative impact on her business and why the professional services industry should adopt these concepts. 

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Podcast #1: Frank and Fearless | Welcome to the Collection

Ceinwen McNeil, Founder and Managing Director of First Follower, delves head first into episode 1 of her new series, Frank and Fearless, for business leaders with a growth mindset. Best known for her direct approach, commercial acumen and, of course, her Frank and Fearless advice, Ceinwen builds on her 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors of professional services. In this episode, Ceinwen outlines why a highly sophisticated approach to business development in professional services is required to thrive in today’s heavily commoditised and commercial landscape. She also introduces us to her 'Collection’, an elite network of experts whom Ceinwen will interview over the course of the series.

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