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Derek Arden

Derek Arden Interviews …

International Negotiator Derek Arden interviews a number of “game changers” in the business world on these regular podcasts. Derek asks searching questions which will enable the listeners to take away snippets, ideas and wisdom to use in their own business’s, careers and lives.

Interview with Andrew Henley

Barrister, Yogi and formerly a Police Firearms officer Andrew Henley talks to me about what he has leant from these very different occupations. As a police officer, as a meditation master / yoga coach (how and why he learnt his trade in the Himalayas) and how he balances his work as a barrister, teaching stress at the bar together with teaching his daughter from home. This is a must listen to 17 minutes. When you learn you earn. Learn from the masters.

Interview with Linkedin and Social Media Sales expert – Philip Calvert

In this interview with Linkedin expert Philip Calvert - We discuss; how to maximise linkedin for your benefit, why it is essential to have a trustworthy picture, why it is important to fill in your profile in detail and how to model (not copy) other people’s profiles.

Interview with Artificial Intelligence Expert Michael Rendell

In this podcast  - Derek discusses with Michael Rendell Senior Partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). What is Artificial Intelligence and how it will affect us. He explains why delivery drivers will be redundant. How education will be personalised to your learning style. How the jobs of carers will change and the consequences of our 1st $billion dollar robbery.

Interview with Private Investigator – Godfrey Lancashire

Private detective and former tracing agency franchise owner Godfrey Lancashire shares with the negotiators podcast what happened when he faced 2 travellers brandishing shotguns. Traced a man with allegedly no assets and found he found he owned 11 houses in one road. Interviewed a person who was stealing a PLC’s intellectual property. Plus many more hot tips. The interview was on the phone - so the first part is a little quiet

Interview on Cultural Negotiations with Mike Williams

Cultural negotiations in the Middle East. In this this interview with Derek, Mike Williams former CEO of three banks in the UAE and non executive director, answers questions on cultural negotiations in the Middle East and how a understanding of this will make you more effective. We cover: How to do business in the UAE. The do’s and don’ts in an Arabic culture, including how to avoid eating Sheep’s eyes. Why you need respect, patience and time. How to greet people, Mike had 26 different nationalities working in his team in Dubai. Why you have to be physically present at a negotiation. Eating with your right hand and why you wait before extending your hand to a business woman. Finally if you are going on holiday to this area, some tip top tips.