Mike Bedford joins Gill Hunter on the Fear Less, Do More Podcast. Mike, a proud neurodivergent individual, shares his experiences of the corporate world and his mission to empower individuals to embrace their authentic selves. He discusses the significance of neurodiversity in fostering innovation and creativity in the workplace and emphasises the importance of creating inclusive cultures where everyone feels safe and valued. Mike also delves into his plans to expand his business globally and his commitment to driving meaningful change in society's understanding and acceptance of neurodiversity.
Mike Bedford joins Ian Dempsey on the Man Up? Podcast. Ian and Mike delved into a conversation about neurodiversity, where Mike narrated his journey from an unqualified school leaver to a senior leader and award-winning coach. They reminisced about outdated notions, like the idea that ADHD was just about eating too many sweets or hyperactivity. They acknowledged that while awareness grows, progress can feel frustratingly slow, often feeling like one step forward and twenty steps back. Mike shares his Mental Health Journey
Mike Bedford joins Multi Award Winning Senior VP of People at Etihad Aviation Group to discuss all things ED&I on a magical mystery tour. Expect the unexpected and a healthy dose of authentic, unconventional dialogue fused with Neurospicyness. Nothing is off the table!
Award-winning coaching leader Mike Bedford MCIPD is the Founder and CEO of BeeBrilliant People Development in Leeds, which helps organisations attract, develop and retain neurodivergent talent. As a proud neurodivergent and one of the Top 80 Neurodivergent Leaders in the UK to follow (2023), Mike tells us (CIPD) about his passion – and magic formula – for creating a Neuroinclusive workforce.
Today we speak with Mike Bedford. He is the CEO and Founder of Bee-Brilliant People Development. Where we explore topics on coaching development, neurodiversity celebration week, what Neurodiversity means to him and why he is a passionate activist, advocate and advisor in the Neurodiversity space.
He commits to changing the Workplace and the World of Work. He has the lived experience, knowledge, skills and technical expertise to enable and empower bold, brave and courageous Leaders and Organisations to change.
Mike is the UK Coaching Leader of the Year 2022 🏆 Top 80 Neurodivergent People to follow in the UK 2023 and brings over 20 years XP in HR, OD, ED&I and People Development.
In this Webcast, recorded to a live audience, Award Winning Coaching Leader, Founder and Director of Bee-Brilliant People Development Mike Bedford shares candidly and openly with Andrew Stotter-Brooks, Senior VP of People at Etihad Aviation Group, his personal insights, tips and lived experience around the role of Leaders and Organisations to support Neurological differences and Diversity of Thought in the modern workplace to create Neurological inclusion.
Award Winning Coaching Leader and Director of Bee-Brilliant People Development, Mike Bedford, shares his personal insights, tips and lived experience around Neurodiversity and being Neurodivergent in the modern workplace. The video was recorded 23/11/2022 and filmed live at the Burendo Leeds UK office with an audience of HR and Business Leaders.
Where does work now sit in our priorities? Is 'hybrid working' working for everyone? Is it right to ask everyone to come back into the office? What is expected of leaders in the post-pandemic workplace?
In this 'mash-up' episode Mike and I play 'Devil's Advocate' with these, and other questions to help you see the argument from many different angles, and help you as a Leader make work 'work' for everyone. Mike Bedford is a Neuroinclusive Coaching and Learning Leader. He's the Director and Founder of Bee-Brilliant People Development, and host of the Bee-Brilliant People Podcast.
In the interview, Mike Bedford discusses with CEO Jo Wright what Neurodiversity means for organisations, as well as individuals. They explore the idea that everyday coaching conversations can help you be the best version of yourself, and that there is value in our differences.