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Think Big Act Small with Tristan White

Apr 6, 2022

#109 is a short solo episode to wrap up this season and update you on my areas of focus for the months ahead.

In particular, we explore the power of committing to a rhythm of breaks or TIME OUTs. I've found this to be a critical part of a sustainable leadership lifestyle. Since 2016 I’ve had a regular week or so off...

Mar 16, 2022

"Don't practise until you can get it right, practise until you can't get it wrong." - Michael Jordan


As a mentor and coach, I see far too many over-empathetic leaders (like I used to be) who are working for their business instead of the other way around.

The empathy-accountability continuum helps over-empathetic...

Mar 2, 2022

In this episode, I'm going in hard. 

Too much empathy is killing businesses and sucking the life out of service-based entrepreneurs. 

Empathy has its place, but I argue it's being overdone by far too many leaders. It's time for some real talk on this topic and today's the day we're going to have that conversation.

Feb 16, 2022

This short solo episode focuses on leading with empathy and whether service-based leaders are getting the blend of empathy and assertiveness in the right mix.
In it the episode, we explore the slightly controversial question: are you leading with too much empathy?

Overdoing empathy in our approach to leadership can...

Jan 31, 2022

This short solo episode looks at the many ways my perfectionism – which I always thought of as a good thing – actually gets in the way of me doing the work and enjoying the process. 

If you can recognise yourself in any part of my story, and many service-based entrepreneurs do, there are a few suggestions to...