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Welcome to the Leadership AdvantEdge Podcast.

The Leadership AdvantEdge isn't some magic trick or silver bullet to instant success. This is the Art and Neuroscience of Hacking Expert Leadership to Unstuck Your True Potential in Life and Work.

I am Dr John Kenworthy, a Chef by trade and a Tech Leadership Coach and Business Mentor. I am fascinated by the human mind and the art and neuroscience of leadership in particular. 

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Be greatly blessed

John K

Apr 30, 2016

It was 4.30 on a cold and wet morning and I was choking on the stench of thick layers of years old grease behind the deep fat fryer and I was ecstatically happy as I scrubbed and cleaned the once white tiles back to their original gleaming brightness.

It was my first day on my first proper job and I would soon...


Apr 23, 2016

He who stays latest is working hardest.


It's 10 O Clock as you turn the lights out that you switched on that morning as you leave after a 16 hour slog of a day. Grabbing a quick bite as you run for the train home knowing that the kids will be fast asleep by the time you get there. Another day in paradise.

At least you...


Apr 23, 2016

Motivation is chemistry.

That feeling you call motivation is to do with the dopamine in your brain, specifically the increase in dopamine in your “nucleus accumbens” is the brain’s feedback for predicting rewards. Dopamine is known as a neurochemical of pleasure, and sure, dopamine makes you feel good, so why can...


Apr 16, 2016

"Change is the only constant" goes the refrain. There would be little need for change if people were happy to stay the same as they are now. You know that change is uncomfortable. It doesn't matter how big or small the change is; it's how uncomfortable that change makes you feel. For some, difference is something to...


Apr 9, 2016

Jeff sat on a bar stool at the front of the room. He had no slides, no props, just sat and talked. Within minutes, he had everybody in the room on the edge of their seats eagerly nodding and ready to follow him wherever he went.

None of us in the room had met Jeff before. In fact, none of us had a clue who he was. This...