6 Star Business

Why Stepping into Safety with Love Is the Answer; with Ian Lumsden & Kabel Vafiopulous - #32

August 31, 2021 Aveline Clarke & Peter Daly-Dickson Season 1 Episode 32
6 Star Business
Why Stepping into Safety with Love Is the Answer; with Ian Lumsden & Kabel Vafiopulous - #32
Show Notes

On this episode we welcome Ian Lumsden and Kabel Vafiopulous. 

These guests almost brought tears to our eyes more than once!  It was a special episode filled with humanity, grace and love. Plus so much more!

Here’s a summary of what we discussed:

11:40 - toxicity at the executive level and it’s impacts

12:58 - COVID has blown away the old leadership style

15:31 - “be the leader, not the manager”

22:11 - Good leaders can’t be successful until their team is successful first

26:13 - Coaching is about moving people to a new competency level


Enjoy :-)

Here’s some information about our guests:

Ian Lumsden

Founder & CEO, People Service Profit 

Ian has been a coach and mentor in the sales profession for over 40 years. He has a background and qualifications in performance psychology. He has earned a global reputation for communicating with people from all walks of life and effect positive change to those lives.

He started his career in sales and rose through the ranks to become the sales director of a top international 500 company. His career has given him a broad range of experience in training, coaching, and mentoring people to become top producers by focusing on the things that make us human and productive.

He is an accomplished international facilitator and coach for sales and sales management training and psychological safety. His focus is on practical and interactive training that allows individuals to develop their own style and skills within best practice standards.

Something interesting about you

I am a conchologist 


W: https://prosell.com.au

LI: linkedin.com/in/resultscoach

Kabel Vafiopulous

Founder & CEO, Love Is The Answer

Kabel is an energetic, passionate, caring leader that believes in equality for all living beings.

With a career spanning 25+ years in sales and leadership chasing the top end of corporate clients Kabel now runs his Social Enterprise, Love Is The Answer, that helps THOSE who help OTHERS.

Kabel is a strong advocate and speaker on mental health having dealt with depression and anxiety as a high functioning person for the last 14 years and recently also dealing with ptsd from a tragic car accident in early 2020.  Kabel survived a stroke in 2017 that brought his mental health issues into the daylight for the first time and has been on a journey since to be real, relatable and connect deeply with people. 

Love Is The Answer is an enterprise that helps charities, organisations and community groups filling the gaps in society by helping them with their business, operations, expenses and sales strategies so that they can do more good work. 

Something interesting about you

I have been a vegan for 26 years (before it was fasionable). 





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