Episode 17 - Samantha & Tim Leberecht
Can Romance save your business in an increasingly digital age?
When we think of romance we don't automatically think of business. But Tim is on a mission to get us thinking about how we can create more enchantment, love and romance into our work especially in a time of rising automation. I came across Tim and I was instantly keen to get him onto the show.
Tim Leberecht is a German-American author, entrepreneur, and consultant with 20 years’ experience in marketing leadership roles in the design, software, telecommunications, and entertainment industries in the US and Europe. He is the founder and CEO of Leberecht & Partners, a consulting firm that helps leaders and organizations with their vision, story, and culture change, and a Senior Advisor to global design studio and creative consultancy A Hundred Years that is specialized in social impact and long-term transformation. Tim is also the author of the international bestseller, The Business Romantic: Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself (HarperCollins, 2015), that has been translated into eight languages to date. He is also the founder of The Business Romantic Society, a global collective of strategists, advertisers, curators, artists, developers, designers, researchers, and data scientists with the shared mission to bring beauty and enchantment to business.
In this episode you will learn:
1.49 Adding romance to the business world
4.36 Tim's key romance principles
8.07 Ways to introduce these principles into a company
9.33 How to embrace mess and move away from perfectionism
13.08 Practising these principles in non-western offices
14.57 Tim's favourite principle
16.59 Company culture tips for someone scaling up quickly
22.59 What is 'The House of Beautiful Business' and who can take part?
27.32 What life might look like when we don't have to work?
29.24 What Tim does to stay romantic in his business
30.45 Advice for adding romance to your organisation now