• Steve

Interview: Chris Paton

Updated: May 22, 2020




Many thanks to my guest Chris Paton for the wonderfully open interview about his career and life in the military, before later being published in the Harvard Business Review, and then launching his consultancy Quirk Solutions Ltd. 💬 Well worth watching 📈


Time stamps:

9:10 - Businesses of different sizes have common challenges

12:28 - The journey into the military

16:40 - Common misconceptions

19:20 - Using military techniques in business communication and decision making

25:51 - Co-authoring a paper for Harvard Business Review

29:05 - Launching the business

35:30 - What good leaders do well. What bad leaders do badly.

39:25 - The best advice you've ever had

43:45 - The potential to scale




** we did have some technical problems, but did our best 💻


Chris' excellent wargaming talk: https://lnkd.in/dyTN9wY


The aim of the Growth Strategy Roadmap™ interview series is to share the stories of real people who have real businesses. We unpick some of the business strategies behind the brands, discuss market trends and also share knowledge, ideas and the best advice they've ever had in their careers.


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