The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

A podcast for CEOs and entrepreneurial leaders who want to transform their business AND change the world.

You have skills, resources and experience. You’ve demonstrated your ability to achieve extraordinary results. But you know you have the potential for even greater impact and a more satisfying legacy.

What will it take to multiply your positive impact - in the business, for our people, and in the world at large?

Join Richard Medcalf for a perspective-shifting conversation at the intersection of strategy, leadership and purpose.

  • Over 100 conversations (and counting...) with high-impact CEOs from some of the world’s most exciting companies, from multi-billion dollar corporations to the world's fastest-growing firms and most impactful businesses.
  • Recently acknowledged as one of the Top 10 Must-Listen Podcasts by Erahaus alongside HBR, TED Business, Joe Rogan, Simon Sinek and Steven Bartlett's Diary Of A CEO.

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Season 14 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Leading with Exponential Impact

January 29, 2024

Subscribe to The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Watch onYouTube Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onSpotify Listen onOther Apps Have you ever felt like your best days are behind you? Or wondered what’s next in your career? Perhaps you feel stuck or as if your trajectory has plateaued.  If any of this sounds familiar, then this article’s for

February 5, 2024

Subscribe to The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Watch onYouTube Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onSpotify Listen onOther Apps Do you want to create a legacy that’s 10 or 100 times greater than your current accomplishments, but something’s holding you back? Today, I’m going to talk about how you can take the first step towards committing to a

February 12, 2024

Subscribe to The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Watch onYouTube Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onSpotify Listen onOther Apps Do you know the secret to making breakthrough progress? All around us, we see people making incremental gains, but is there something specific we need to be focusing on if we want 10X results? Well, yes. There are three

February 22, 2024

Subscribe to The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Watch onYouTube Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onSpotify Listen onOther Apps As successful CEOs and entrepreneurs, we often find ourselves wondering how we can become more impactful leaders. We’ve achieved significant success, but we know there’s more potential to unlock. Today I’m going to explore two key approaches that

March 7, 2024

Subscribe to The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Watch onYouTube Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onSpotify Listen onOther Apps As a CEO or senior leader, are your people truly following you, or are they merely doing what you tell them? Do they go the extra mile, or are they just doing their job? In my experience coaching

May 23, 2024

How can you land your mission, and your message, with real logical and emotional impact? That’s the question Richard explores today with Jack Murray, entrepreneur and the CEO of MediaHQ, a leading Irish SaaS company that has revolutionised the PR and communications industry with its comprehensive media contacts database and press release distribution tools. Jack is

June 20, 2024

How can you successfully launch a business and attack a market that’s dominated by an all-powerful incumbent? In this episode,- Richard Medcalf speaks with Björn Thorngren, the CEO and co-founder of MEDS, a leading online pharmacy in Sweden. MEDS has been the fastest-growing Swedish company (2018-2021) according to the Financial Times, having grown in 6 years

July 4, 2024

Do you really need to be a good follower to be a good leader? This is one of the questions Richard explores with Logan Naidu, the Founder and CEO of Kernel Global and founder of Dartmouth Partners, named by FT as one of Europe’s 1000 fastest growing companies. In this conversation, you’ll learn:How Logan (and Richard)

July 18, 2024

How can you reinvent a successful business and add $500M turnover in 4 years? That’s what Richard Medcalf explores with Michael Riedl, the CEO of Team Internet. The business was founded in 1996 as a web services company distributing domain names, until Michael led a strategic charge to double-down on new solutions including online marketing. In

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Season 13 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Business as a Force for Good

Get ready for season 13 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast! Join Richard Medcalf, founder of Xquadrant, as he takes you on a journey into the world of mission-driven CEOs, with the new season: Business as a Force for Good. In this episode, Richard sits down with renowned leaders from across the globe, including those honored at the Real Leaders Impact Awards. Prepare to be captivated as he uncovers their extraordinary origin stories, delves into their powerful missions, and unravels the secrets behind their impact multiplication strategies. Subscribe now and be part of the movement that's shaping the future of business.

May 30, 2023

In this episode, Richard Medcalf, founder of Xquadrant, introduces a new season of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast: Business as a Force for Good. Richard speaks with recognized mission-driven CEOs from around the world, including those featured in the Real Leaders Impact Awards. He explores their origin story, their mission, how they’ve multiplied their impact

May 30, 2023

In this episode of our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Matt Hill, the Chief Environmental Evangelist at reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted. He founded the organization in 2015 and it has gone on to plant over 100 million trees in more than 80 countries. Matt is a winner of

June 6, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Haris Pylarinos, CEO of Hack the Box. Haris co-founded Hack The Box in 2017 because he was dissatisfied with traditional training options for cybersecurity and set out to change this through training that is hands-on, fun and practical. He now has over

June 15, 2023

In this episode, Richard speaks to Elaine Taylor-Klaus the co-founder of Impact Parents. Impact Parents is the first global coaching organization for parenting neurodiverse kids, and the co-creator of the award-winning Sanity School behavior training program for parents and professionals. Under her leadership, ImpactParents has certified hundreds of professionals globally to deliver neurodiversity-informed coach training in several

June 22, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, and today Richard speaks with Steve Bilt, CEO of Smile Brands. Steve has been recognised as EY Entrepreneur of the Year, the Wharton School Social Impact CEO of the Year and in the ADSO Hall of Fame. Smile Brands also was recognised in the Real

June 29, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”. In this episode, Richard speaks with Wendy Strgar. Wendy is an award-winning entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, a woman-owned B corporation and Vaginal Biome Science, a pioneer in the organic personal care product industry. She holds multiple US patents

July 20, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Maria Carell, CEO of Revision Skincare & Goodier Cosmetics.  Maria is helping the company build on its legacy of being first to market with innovative, science-driven, effective skincare that addresses the signs of aging and promotes overall skin health. She’s also leading

July 27, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Andy Hunter, the Founder & CEO of Bookshop.org, an e-commerce marketplace that helps independent, local bookstores compete with Amazon for online sales. Andy was recognized in the Real Leaders 2023 Impact Awards and is also the co-creator and publisher of the

August 3, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with James Citron, CEO of Pledge. Pledge’s mission is to power generosity by partnering with mission-driven companies, nonprofits, and charitable individuals to unlock billions in funding for over 2 million nonprofits around the world. Pledge has helped to fund clean water for

August 10, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with David Engel, CEO of Drake & Farrell. David has over 20 years of leadership experience across small, medium, and large enterprises. He co-founded 3 companies and successfully built from scratch, re-structured, and grew companies and corporate divisions in Europe and North

August 17, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Upkar Arora, CEO of Rally Assets, Canada’s leading impact investment management and advisory firm. Rally is a purpose-driven organisation and an award-winning B Corporation, committed to using business as a force for good. Prior to Rally, Upkar worked in finance and

August 24, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Kirsty Leighton, CEO of Milk & Honey PR: a multi-award winning, energetic PR agency that has recently made the FT’s growing European company top 1000. In addition, Kirsty was recognised in the 2023 Real Leaders Impact Awards. In this conversation, you’ll

August 31, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Stuart McLachlan, CEO of Anthesis Group. He founded the business in 2013 and it has grown to over 1,000 people across several continents, with a client portfolio that includes many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 Companies. In this conversation, you’ll learn:What

September 7, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Craig Lund, CEO of Mightier. Mightier is a digital program that uses biometric feedback and game-based play that has been clinically proven to help kids ages 6 to 14 prepare for life’s big emotions. To date, more than 2.5 million games

September 14, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”. In this episode Richard speaks with James Boettcher, CEO of Righteous, Canada’s #1 Gelato Company. James has ensured that this little scoop shop that could would become a force for good and has charted the course for Righteous’ tremendous growth and earned several awards

September 21, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Kevin Chin, CEO of Arowana. After 10 years as a finance-first Private Equity business, Kevin transformed it into one of the world’s highest ranking B Corps and impact investment groups in less than 5 years. Prior to Arowana, Kevin took over and

September 28, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”. Richard speaks with Brad Stevens, CEO of Outsource Access. Brad is a lifetime entrepreneur having built multiple businesses. He is currently the Founder & CEO of Outsource Access (OA), an offshore virtual services firm he has grown to 500 employees in just 3.5 years, which

October 5, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Alper Utku. Alper is CEO of Amsterdam Tech, a new generation university in Europe linking education and employment with a focus on leadership development. Alper is on a mission to provide tuition-free tech education with jobs to 100.000+ young professionals. In

October 12, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Kerry Siggins, the CEO of StoneAge Holdings, a fast growing manufacturing and technology company based in Colorado. Under Kerry’s leadership, StoneAge has experienced double digit growth, year over year. In 2015, she successfully transitioned the company’s ownership structure to an ESOP,

October 19, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Randell Leach, CEO of Beneficial State Bank. Randell is also on the Board of Directors of EarthAdvantage, a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. Randell is personally driven to help people achieve their sustainability and social

October 26, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard Medcalf speaks with Sebastian DiGrande, CEO of Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX). PCX was founded in the Philippines, one of the epicentres of the plastic pollution crisis, and the first in the world to establish a Plastic Pollution Reduction Standard and create a fully

November 2, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, co-founder and CEO of CanopyLAB. Sahra-Josephine has been at the forefront of transforming education through social learning and artificial intelligence since 2015. CanopyLAB is the world’s first-of-its-kind learning experience platform, and CanopyLAB has trained more than 500,000 youth and

November 16, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Aaron Cruikshank, the CEO of market intelligence agency CTRS. Aaron describes himself as “the Rock and Roll Bad Boy of Market Intelligence” and has committed to give 5-10% of agency resources to support NGOs. In this conversation, you’ll learn:How servant leadership

November 23, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Dave Simnick, the CEO and co-founder of Soapbox – a company whose mission is to empower customers with the ability to change the world through everyday, quality purchases. Soapbox has donated over 36 million bars of soap to local homeless shelters

November 30, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Jeff Grass, CEO of HUNGRY Marketplace. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur with three successful exits under his belt. What sets HUNGRY Marketplace apart is its strong sense of purpose and mission. Jeff shares how his previous businesses were more focused on

December 7, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good.” In this episode Richard speaks with Paul Feith, founder/CEO of Paul Gregory Media, a digital marketing agency. Paul believes that business good = social good and is most passionate about working with mission-based clients who want to make a difference in the world. His

December 14, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Shane Bigelow, CEO of CHAMPtitles, a technology company that is changing the way that vehicle titles are created, managed, and transferred in the United States. In this conversation, you’ll learn:How to determine if you business is actually a force for goodHow

December 28, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good.” In this episode Richard speaks with Dr. Jon R. Cohen, CEO of Talkspace. Talkspace has expanded access to therapy for millions of Americans and brought to market innovative, in-demand tools and resources for people to take control of their mental health. Jon is also author

January 11, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good.” In this episode Richard speaks with Matthew Guelke.Matthew is a social entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of THE PLANT café organic, a San Francisco based restaurant group dedicated to bringing 100% organic and sustainable food to the public.  The Plant became the first

January 18, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good.” Richard Medcalf speaks with Armand Arton, CEO of Arton Capital. Armand started as an immigrant with under $5000 and now has world-leaders on speed dial, having built one of the most respected businesses and a leader in his field of global human mobility. In

January 25, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good.” Richard speaks with Stan Middleman, who serves as the President and CEO of Freedom Mortgage, one of the largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage companies in the USA. In this conversation, you’ll learn:The mantra that has led Stan to business success at scale over the

February 1, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Anjali Kataria, CEO and Co-founder of Mytonomy. Mytonomy has quickly become the market leader in patient education and engagement, and Inc. Magazine has named Mytonomy as one of the fastest-growing software companies in the US, four consecutive years. Before Mytonomy, Anjali

February 8, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Brad Flowers, co-founder of Bullhorn, an agency that builds impact brands with language and design. Brad leads naming and language generation at Bullhorn. He has a degree in literature, which he finds more useful than he expected. He co-founded the non-profit

February 15, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”. Richard Medcalf speaks with Marci Zaroff, Founder/CEO of ECOfashion Corp. Marci coined the term “ECOfashion” in 1995 and is a serial entrepreneur as well as author of “ECOrenaissance: Co-Creating A Stylish, Sexy and Sustainable World.” She is the winner of awards including “WWD ESG Leadership

February 29, 2024

What do you do when you find your growth-oriented role has become one of selling off the business, just three days into your role? And what happens when you reach the pinnacle of the functional ladder – CFO for example? And… how do you steer a 130+ year old business into new growth areas whilst

March 14, 2024

We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Chintan Panchal, Founding Partner of RPCK Rastegar Panchal, a law firm that has developed a dedicated impact investing practice, advising both mission-aligned investors and social enterprises. Chintan has become a trusted advisor to leaders in the impact field because of his “purpose-driven”

March 28, 2024

Why is impact investing broken? And how can you be a more impactful entrepreneur? We’re continuing our season on “business as a force for good”, Richard speaks with Brett Simmons, CEO of Scale Link. Scale Link is a social venture and a first of its kind secondary market for small business loans, working with more than

April 11, 2024

How can you, CEO or other senior leader, harness generative AI as a co-thinker and strategist? In this episode we’ll share cutting edge insight about how you can make that happen. Elisa Farri is vice president, co-lead of Capgemini Invent’s Management Lab. She is listed in the Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2023. She is a frequent contributor

Season 12 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Making TIME for Strategy

In Season 12 of the Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, Davina Stanley speaks with Xquadrant's founder, Richard Medcalf, about his new book, Making TIME For Strategy. We explore how even top leaders get stuck in the weeds, look at why conventional approaches to time management don't work in today's connected age, and discuss the four essential pillars that every leader must implement if they are to become more strategic and effective.

November 22, 2022

In this season, Davina Stanley speaks with Xquadrant’s founder, Richard Medcalf, about his new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we explore why Richard wrote the book, understand how even top leaders struggle with overwork and tunnel vision, and look at why conventional approaches to time management don’t work in today’s connected age.In this conversation,

November 29, 2022

In this season, Davina Stanley speaks with Xquadrant’s founder, Richard Medcalf, about his new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we figure out what your most strategic issues are, and highlight the hidden trap that keeps most leaders stuck in the weeds.In this conversation, you’ll learn:Why you can’t free yourself up from operations, and what

December 6, 2022

In this season, Davina Stanley speaks with Xquadrant’s founder, Richard Medcalf, about his new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we dive into the Tactical Challenge, the very first issue to address if you are to elevate your attention as a leader.In this conversation, you’ll learn:The three tactical elements to put in place, if you

December 13, 2022

In this season, Davina Stanley speaks with Xquadrant’s founder, Richard Medcalf, about his new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we dive into the Influence Challenge, which is an absolutely essential topic to address if you want your more strategic focus to be accepted and supported by your stakeholders.In this conversation, you’ll learn:Why influence deeply

December 20, 2022

We continue to discuss Richard’s new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we dive into the Mindset Challenge, which is so incredibly important for every leader to address if you want to make more than minor tweaks to your use of time.In this conversation, you’ll learn:Why your mindset is keeping you in low-value tasks more

January 3, 2023

We continue to explore Richard’s new book, Making Time For Strategy. Today we dive into the Environment Challenge, which is an essential question for every leader: how can I shape the culture of my team and organisation so we extract ourselves from the busywork and fire-fighting … and align around what’s really important?In this conversation,

January 10, 2023

Today we wrap up this season, where we’ve been discussing Richard’s new book, Making Time For Strategy. We review the big lessons every leader needs to take away and look at how to turn the ideas from the book into meaningful and sustainable change.In this conversation, you’ll learn:Davina and Richard’s reflections on the main messages

Season 11 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

The CEO Rolodex

In Season 11 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, we plunge into "The CEO Rolodex". Xquadrant's Founder, Richard Medcalf, will be speaking to key business thought leaders about what it means for them to multiply their impact, and what insights their work is currently generating for CEOs and other ambitious execs.

November 8, 2022

In this brief episode Richard introduces season 11 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, The CEO Rolodex. Richard will be speaking to key business thought leaders about what it means for them to multiply their impact, and what insights their own work is currently generating for CEOs and other ambitious execs.Resources/sources mentioned:The Impact Multiplier CEO

November 15, 2022

In this episode, Richard speaks with author and speaker David Allen, who is the world’s leading expert on personal and organisational productivity. Time Magazine called his flagship book, Getting Things Done, “the definitive business self-help book of the decade.” Fast Company Magazine called David “one of the world’s most influential thinkers” in the arena of

February 28, 2023

As founder and CEO of The Speaker Lab, Grant Baldwin has helped thousands of people build successful and sustainable speaking businesses. Over the last 15 years Grant has become a sought after speaker, podcaster, author, and accomplished entrepreneur. In this conversation, you’ll learn:How to make the most of your critical speaking opportunities as an executiveHow

March 7, 2023

In this episode, Richard Medcalf speaks with Dan Miller, the New York Times best-selling author of 48 Days To The Work You Love. Over 140,000 people have subscribed to his weekly newsletter, and his 48 Days Podcast consistently ranks in the top 1% of all podcasts. Dan’s mission is to foster the process of imagining,

March 14, 2023

Richard Medcalf speaks with Jason Feifer, the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine. Jason is also a podcast host, book author, keynote speaker, startup advisor, and nonstop optimism machine. His goal is to help you become more resilient and adaptable in a world of constant change, and has recently released a new book, Build For

July 13, 2023

In this episode, we continue our “CEO Rolodex” season as Richard Medcalf speaks with Todd Herman, creator of the 90 Day Year leadership programme, author of the WSJ bestselling book ‘The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life’, and recipient of Inc. 500’s Fastest Growing Companies Award. In this conversation,

November 9, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “The CEO Rolodex”, Richard speaks with Mark Poppenborg, CEO of Intrinsify, a group of companies that leads businesses towards modern leadership, post-bureaucratic organisational design and purposeful work by advising and educating decision makers in key roles.Since he founded his first company in 2010 Mark has initiated several more ventures which

December 21, 2023

We’re continuing our season on “the CEO rolodex.” In this episode Richard speaks with Simon Mainwaring, founder/CEO of We First, a strategic consultancy accelerating growth and impact for today’s top purpose-driven brands. Simon’s first book, We First was a New York Times bestseller and his second book, Lead With We is a Wall Street Journal bestseller

January 4, 2024

Today Richard Medcalf speaks with the legendary Marshall Goldsmith, in this episode of our “CEO Rolodex” season. Marshall is the only two-time winner of the Thinkers 50 Award for #1 Leadership Thinker in the World. He has been ranked as the #1 Executive Coach in the World and a Top Ten Business Thinker for the past

April 25, 2024

Today Richard speaks with Dorie Clark. Dorie is the WSJ Bestselling author of The Long Game, as well as Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out. The New York Times has described Dorie as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She has been named to the Thinkers50 list three times. In this conversation,

Season 10 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Secrets of Scaling 2

In this introduction to Season 10 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, Xquadrant's Founder Richard Medcalf talks about Secrets of Scaling 2, our second season looking at the insights from some of the world's fastest-growing businesses, as documented by the Financial Times in their FT1000 listing.

October 18, 2022

In this brief episode, Richard introduces season 10 of the podcast: Secrets of Scaling 2. This is the second year we’ve spoken with leaders of the world’s fastest growing businesses, as documented by the Financial Times. It’s going to be another insightful journey, so get ready…Resources/sources mentioned:The Impact Multiplier CEO PodcastFind out about Richard’s new

October 18, 2022

We’re continuing this season looking at the insights from some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses. In this episode Richard speaks with Matthew Scullion, who founded data transformation firm Matillion in 2011, and has grown it to unicorn status, hitting #251 in the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies. Along the way, Matthew also won

October 25, 2022

We’re continuing this season looking at the insights from some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses. In this episode Richard speaks with Erik Martinson, who founded solar panel firm Svea Solar in 2013, and has grown it to a 9-figure, 1000-employee business hitting #164 in the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies.In this conversation, you’ll

November 1, 2022

We’re continuing our new season looking at the insights from some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses. In this episode, Xquadrant’s founder Richard Medcalf speaks with Chris Lee, the founder and CEO of Solgen Power. Founded in 2017, Solgen was recently recognised by Financial Times as the 6th fastest growing privately held company in the USA,

January 17, 2023

We’re continuing this season looking at the insights from some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses, as measured by the Financial Times in this years FT1000 ranking. In this episode, Xquadrant’s founder Richard Medcalf speaks with Don Wenner, founder and CEO of DLP Capital, which has experienced 300-600% annual growth over a three year period for

January 24, 2023

We’re continuing our season looking at the insights from some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses, as measured by the Financial Times in this years FT1000 ranking. In this episode, Xquadrant’s founder Richard Medcalf speaks  with Darren Comber, the CEO of Scott Brownrigg, an architectural design firm that has repeatedly been listed as one of the

Season 9 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Mission-Driven CEOs

In Season 9 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, we dive into “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Xquadrant's Founder, Richard Medcalf, speaks with top Chief Execs about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials - in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy - and how they put that into practice on a daily basis.

June 14, 2022

In this brief episode, Richard introduces Season 9 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, “Mission-Driven CEOs”. In this season, top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how they put that into practice on

June 21, 2022

Ben Dorks (CEO of Ideagen Plc, an AIM-listed leader in the £31.2 billion regulatory, compliance and risk software market) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Ben was appointed CEO in 2018 having previously served as Chief Customer Officer for Ideagen.We’re kicking off our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want

June 28, 2022

Graeme Strachan (CEO of ViTL Solutions, a Denver-based management consulting firm) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how they put

July 5, 2022

Ben Crawford (CEO of CentralNic, a leading domain name and Internet services business) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how

July 12, 2022

Equal Experts engages 3,000 consultants across 5 continents and helps create leading digital products and services for corporates, scaleups and the public sector. In this episode their Founder & CEO, Thomas de Cad’oro Granier, speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season “Mission Driven CEOs”. Top CEOs discuss what drives them and we explore

July 19, 2022

Nigel Verdon (CEO, Railsbank, a leading embedded finance experience platform) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how they put that into

July 26, 2022

Richard Rankin (CEO of H&H Group, a diversified group delivering services mainly to rural communities) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and

September 6, 2022

Today Joshua Lachs speaks with Richard Medcalf. Joshua is CEO of Moneythink, a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to help students understand their financial options and the impact of their choices so they can have the best chance for college and career success.We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact

September 13, 2022

In this episode Richard Medcalf speaks with Adrian Weiler, who was CEO for over 35 years at Inform, an international software business focused on AI-based decision-making. We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”, where top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and

October 11, 2022

In this episode Richard talks with Frank Millar. Frank is CEO of CPI, a technology innovation centre that acts as a catalyst bringing together academia, businesses, government and investors to translate bright ideas and research into the marketplace.We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond

January 31, 2023

Today Richard Medcalf talks with Saket Kumar, the Chief Exec of Vitt, a business that helps software companies raise immediate, upfront growth capital – without debt or dilution.We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission

February 7, 2023

We’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how they put that into practice on a daily basis. Today Richard speaks with Michael Lahiff, former Navy SEAL and

February 14, 2023

Today we’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”. Richard speaks with Scott White, an experienced serial entrepreneur, now leading his sixth technology venture as CEO of PragmatIC Semiconductor. We talk about impact he wants to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how he

February 21, 2023

Today we’re continuing our season “Mission-Driven CEOs”, where top Chief Execs talk about the impact they want to make beyond just the financials – in terms of the company mission and their personal leadership legacy – and how they put that into practice on a daily basis. Today Richard speaks with Remco Samuels (CEO, EVBox, a

July 6, 2023

In this episode, Richard speaks with Stuart Tragheim, CEO of Holloway Friendly, a leading UK income protection specialist. Over the course of the last 7 years, Stuart has led a multi-award winning transformation programme to drive its mission to become the UK’s #1 most recommended specialist protection insurer. In this conversation, you’ll discover:Why the biggest

Season 8 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

The CEO Learning Curve

In Season 8 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, Richard Medcalf, Xquadrant Founder, talks about The CEO Learning Curve with the interesting and inspiring CEOs to reflect on what got them the top job, what they've learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In this short episode Richard introduces the season and explains what’s to come.

January 18, 2022

Welcome to Season 8 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast. This season is entitled “The CEO Learning Curve”, where interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In today’s brief episode Richard explains the rationale behind

January 25, 2022

Thomas Zanzinger (CEO of inriver, a fast-growing Product Information Management software firm) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In

February 1, 2022

In this episode Julian Dixon (CEO of Napier) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Julian founded Napier in 2015 and has grown it to 200 employees around the world. Napier is a leading-edge Fintech/Regtech business with the mission to dramatically reduce money-laundering and related criminal activities. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”.

February 8, 2022

Alex Shevchenko (CEO of Guavus, a big data analytics firm specialising in real-time telecoms network optimisation) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and

February 15, 2022

Michel Robert (CEO of Epsilon Telecommunications) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Michel had an extensive career in tech and telecoms, with positions at Dimension Data and Claranet before becoming CEO of Epsilon Telecommunications, a global connectivity provider that is simplifying how businesses connect applications and data in the cloud and around the world through

March 1, 2022

Christopher Traggio (CEO of VOO, a Belgian cable operator) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Christopher has led organisations in 7 countries through challenging turn-arounds and for the past 17 months has been CEO and leading the transformation at the regional Belgian cable operator, VOO, with over 1300 employees and €500M revenues. We are continuing

March 8, 2022

Miguel Giribet Giral (CEO, Cash Converters España) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Miguel was formerly VP at Stubhub and Chief Commercial Officer at the high-growth e-commerce business Privalia, before joining Cash Converters España as CEO in 2020. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got

March 15, 2022

Gurjodhpal Singh (CEO, Tide India) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Tide is the #1 SME-focused challenger bank in the UK and India is both a development centre and the business’s #2 commercial market, representing 10% of the worldwide opportunity. Gurjodhpal joined in 2021 and is overseeing a 3-4X growth plan over just a couple

March 22, 2022

John Maynard (CEO of Adarma Security, a fast-growing cybersecurity solutions provider) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In this

March 29, 2022

Thomas Crary (CEO of Pond5, the world’s largest content marketplace for video content, with over 100K creators) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role,

April 12, 2022

Silke Zschweigert (CEO of Jonckers, a leading translation solutions provider) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In this conversation,

April 19, 2022

Matthias Berlit (CEO of Inform GmbH, a provider of advanced decision-making solutions to some of the world’s most complex businesses) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters

April 26, 2022

Timo Buetefisch (CEO of Cooltra, the largest provider of sustainable mobility solutions on two wheels in Europe) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.Born in Germany, Timo is a former consultant and MBA student at IESE who has been based in Barcelona for 20 years. His entrepreneurial nature always made him want to start his own

May 3, 2022

Cahê Kuczera Toporowicz (EVP, Amaris Consulting) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Cahê started as an Intern and now runs the entire 900+ person Asia region of this 6000-strong technical consulting business We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve

May 10, 2022

Jason Wojahn (CEO of Thirdera, a global services provider that uses ServiceNow to help enterprises move their workflows to the cloud) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Thirdera has gone from zero to a 600+ person business in just one year!Prior to this role, Jason was President and Chief Operating Officer at Lemongrass, as well

May 17, 2022

Kelly Schmitt (CEO of Benevity, a certified B Corporation and the global leader in corporate purpose software) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and

May 24, 2022

HG Insights provides Technology intelligence for any company in the world. In this episode, Elizabeth Cholawsky (CEO) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and

May 31, 2022

Stephen Foreshew-Cain (CEO, Scott Logic, a leading IT services company) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what lies ahead. In this conversation, you’ll

June 7, 2022

Rory McKeand (CEO of TSG, one of the UK’s leading IT companies providing local IT services) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the role, and what

August 2, 2022

Enrique Sacau (CEO of Kneip, a leader in fund data management and reporting solutions for the asset management industry) speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We are continuing our season “The CEO Learning Curve”. Interesting and inspiring CEOs reflect on what got them the top job, what they’ve learned over the first few quarters in the

Season 7 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Questions to Multiply Your Impact

In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they'll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new realm of possibility.

October 26, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a

November 2, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new

November 9, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a

November 16, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new

November 23, 2021

We’re continuing our season on powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new realm of possibility. In this conversation, you’ll learn:Why the “new normal” is a myth (and what there is instead)Why minimalism, optimisation, and

November 30, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new

December 7, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a new

December 14, 2021

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on.   Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a

December 20, 2021

Happy Christmas! In this semi-festive edition of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore three powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on to set themselves up for a fantastic New Year. Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into

January 4, 2022

It’s not about having better answers but about having better questions. In this season of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, Richard Medcalf and co-host Davina Stanley explore some powerful questions that every CEO, entrepreneur or senior business leader should reflect on.   Engage with them fully, and they’ll provoke deeper thinking and shift you into a

Season 6 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

Secrets of Scaling

In Season 6 of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast, we explore "secrets of scaling". CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) speak with Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) about what's propelled their growth, what's held them back - and what it will take to reach the next level.

August 3, 2021

We’re introducing our new season on “Secrets of Scaling”. CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back – and explore what it will take to reach the next level. In this short episode

August 10, 2021

Matthijs Welle (CEO of Mews Systems) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re introducing our new season on “Secrets of Scaling”. CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back – and explore what it

August 17, 2021

Jonathan Satchell (CEO of Learning Technologies Group) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back – and explore

August 24, 2021

Konrad Weiske (CEO of Spyrosoft) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back – and explore what it

August 31, 2021

Modestas Sudnius (CEO of Eleving Group) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back – and explore what

September 7, 2021

Zoisa North-Bond (CEO of Octopus Energy Business & Generation) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth, what’s held them back –

September 14, 2021

Today Rob van den Heuvel, CEO of Sendcloud, joins Richard Medcalf to discuss how he navigated almost 70% annual growth over several years to become Europe’s #1 e-commerce shipping platform.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the

September 21, 2021

Janus Nielsen (CEO of AnyTech365, Europe’s 27th fastest growing company and #2 in Spain) talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by the Financial Times top 1000 rankings) share what’s propelled their growth,

September 28, 2021

Ian Jackson talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf.  Ian is the CEO and Co-Founder of Enshored, America’s 106th fastest growing company, which powers the growth of disruptive startups by delivering tailored outsourcing solutions. We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as

October 5, 2021

Rohit Arora talks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. Rohit is the CEO of Biz2Credit, America’s 412th fastest growing company, which develops industry-leading digital platform solutions for banks and other financial institutions. We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of Scaling”, where the CEOs from some of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and the USA (as measured by

October 12, 2021

André Prado, CEO of the 342nd fastest-growing business in the Americas, BBM Logística, speaks with Xquadrant’s Founder Richard Medcalf. André has led the business to 500% growth in 4 years, an incredible achievement for a bricks-and-mortar logistics business making 15M deliveries and shipping 12M tonnes of material each year.We’re continuing our season on “Secrets of

Season 5 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

From Ideas to Impact

In Season 5 of The Impact Multiplier CEO podcast Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better. Davina is CEO of the Clarity First Program and she helps leaders of all levels communicate complex ideas.

June 8, 2021

In season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team of seven

June 15, 2021

We continue season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – where Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team

June 22, 2021

We continue season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – where Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team

June 29, 2021

We continue season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – where Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team

July 6, 2021

We continue season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – where Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team

July 13, 2021

We continue season 5 – “From Ideas to Impact” – where Richard Medcalf (Founder of Xquadrant) speaks with Davina Stanley of the Clarity First Program, to explore specific strategies that will help us communicate complex ideas better.Davina Stanley helps leaders communicate complex ideas. Having started her communication career at McKinsey, she now leads a team

Season 4 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast

CEO Success Formulae

In Series 4 of The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast, we dive into “CEO Success Formulae”. Xquadrant's Founder, Richard Medcalf, speaks with highly impactful CEOs to discover what’s driven their success to date and explore what it will take for them to reach the next level.