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Patrick Daly Interlinks Podcast

Leading Hybrid Organisations

In this episode of the Interlinks podcast, I converse with Dr. Mike Drayton, an executive coach, clinical psychologist, and author.


Mike shares with me his expertise on leading the hybrid organisations that have become a feature of many people's work life in this post-COVID period.


Mike, who has a diverse background which ranges from working as a bus driver to being a paramedic, a clinical psychologist in the UK's NHS and now a consultant, offers valuable insights into the modern challenges of hybrid work environments.

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