On this edition of Track Record: Leadership and executive coach, Michael Banks. He's well known for working with leaders and management teams in the US, particularly with American Express. He has just written a book about his experiences in needing a new kidney - which he credits with throwing new light on his personal and business life. He's also a noted speaker and writer.
On Track Record today Sue Dougan speaks to former senior buyer for B&Q and founder of Crimson Bear, Paul Johnson. Paul's career has included spells with Spicers, Carphone Warehouse and Maplin before co-founding Crimson Bear, a firm that sources high-end radiators and heating solutions for the home from across the world.
You can hear an extended version this Saturday from midday, or available as a download from the Share Radio website.
YouTube says its paid the music industry $1bn (£794m) in royalties this year. But that's still not enough according to record companies. They say YouTube does not pay a fair rate to musicians and record labels, and is slow to police illegal and pirated material uploaded by its users. Nine of the 10 most-watched clips on YouTube are music videos, topped by Psy's "Gangnam Style." James Brydges has been finding out more from music law expert Elliot Chalmers.
Sue Dougan sits down with Peter Tatchell, founder of the Peter Tatchell foundation, to find out more about his life, career, and hear his musical favourites. Peter has been a campaigner for human rights, democracy, LGBT freedom and global justice since 1967 and is a member of the queer human rights group OutRage!, and the left-wing of the Green Party.
As Amazon said last week, mountains of fake products have been damaging legitimate music sellers. The rising tide of fake goods can only hurt the high street, cutting into retail profits as customers look for cheap deals to cut their Christmas shopping bills. Share Radio's Matt Cox has been hearing from Phil Lewis, who is a strategy advisor to the US-based Anti-Counterfeiting Group.
This week Sue is joined by Tony Wilson, founder and chief executive of the Lifestyle Architecture Group. After beginning his career as a retail management trainee, his talent was quickly spotted and he was persuaded to move into the financial services sector. The Lifestyle Architecture Group, which provides management and leadership training, now operates in 250 cities in 16 countries.