Why chimps and mayors are strangely similar

  Civic leaders and chimpanzees are not the first pairing that comes to mind.   Yet they have more in common that most people think.   Find out the bizarre truth in this video.

Episode number eight

It’s time to get your voice heard. It’s time for More Than a Chain, the podcast for civic leaders that aren’t just in it for the buffet. This episode includes all these great features: Network News Media Mayor The BIG BIG interview Mayor of the Month   This month’s episode is all about getting your

What’s the point of tradition

  You may as well throw your traditions into the bin if they don’t do anything for you today.   What’s the point of tradition? Find out in the short, sharp video what the real value of tradition is.

The way you do anything, is the way you do everything

  How important is the way you pack your bag? How important is the way you make a cup of tea? How important is the way you treat the people you meet?   Find out why the way you do anything, is the way you do everything. Watching this video will help you be more

Episode number seven

Calling all civic super heroes!   You may not think you’re a hero but for my money, heroism isn’t about the big sacrifices. It’s about all the little sacrifices that you make for your community. You are a civic superhero and that’s why this episode is dedicated to you.   On the latest the edition

The benefit of success

Most people don’t know it, but being a successful civic leader can be a massive boast to your political career.   So where do you want to go?   Whatever you want to achieve in politics, being a civic leader can help. If you do it right, your time in office can be a springboard

How to influence your community

Do you want to be more influential?   Of course, you do, the good news is that being a civic leader helps. The bad news is that it isn’t enough.   Let me introduce you to the Law of Influence developed by Bob Burg and John David Mann.   Find out more about Bob Burg and

Episode number six

  You’re the most important part of team podcast. Together we are going to be more than a chain, but I can’t do it without your help.   Welcome to More Than a Chain, welcome to the team for civic leaders who aren’t just in it for the buffet. This month we’ve got: Network News

Bruce Springsteen for mayor

Sadly, Bruce isn’t thinking of standing for mayor.   That doesn’t mean he can’t teach civic leaders a thing or two. But where do you get those lessons from?   You could read his rather lengthy autobiography, or you could just watch this video.

How to answer any question

You will be asked questions.   People will quiz you at events, in the council chamber and even in the street.   To make sure you offer them the best answer every time you need a system. In this video I’ll outline the one I use.