Roderic Yapp: Know Your People

In this episode of the Championship Leadership podcast, Roderic Yapp talks about trusting your intuitions, the importance of knowing your people, Leadership Force and so much more.

In This Episode:

  • [3:03] What does championship leadership mean to Roderic?
  • [4:43] Who is Roderic Yapp and what brought him to where he is today?
  • [18:33] Leaders that have influenced him.
  • [26:24] A turning point inside of his life.
  • [29:06] His vision, future plans and impact he wants to make.
  • [34:34] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Learn to trust your intuition.”

“You don’t get to decide weather or not you’re a good leader, your team do.”

“Get to know your people.”

“You can’t lead someone if you don’t understand them.”

About The Guest:

Roderic Yapp is an experienced speaker, facilitator, and coach who specializes in developing leaders by changing the way people think and behave.

A former Royal Marines Officer, Yapp was fortunate enough to lead Marines on operations around the world. The highlights of his career include leading thirty Royal Marines into combat on the front-line in Afghanistan and the evacuation of civilians from Libya during the Arab Spring.

Roderic also led the recapture of the 55,000-ton MV Montecristo from pirate control in 2011, as part of a NATO counter-piracy task force off the Somali coast. Roderic joined the Urenco Group in 2012 where he was responsible for coaching and developing leaders using an Operational Excellence model. In 2015, he founded Leadership Forces which focusses on developing leaders within organizations. His clients include HSBC, Deloitte, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls Royce, and Nato.






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