The Outliers Inn

A Podcast

"The Outliers Inn" is a place where people from all businesses and roles within business can examine goins-ons from different and (hopefully) humorous perspectives. It's a place where we can be a little less serious about ourselves, what we do, what our businesses do, and the manner in which they do it.

Whether you are in finance, sales, logistics, production, operations, human resources, facilities management, information technology -whatever your role might be - business people are always taking themselves too seriously - or are taken too seriously by others. All that ends here.

It's a place where respectful irreverence and self-deprecating humour is the order of the day.


Episode 16 – Agile development in the public service industry.

Topic:  Join Antlerboy and JP as they talk with Matt Barnaby where they discuss the application of agile development practices in the public service industry.   Hosts: Joseph Paris, Founder of the OpEx Society & The XONITEK Group of Companies Benjamin Taylor,  Managing Partner of RedQuadrant. Guests: Matt Barnaby   About Matt: Our purpose To make things better for people, bit by bit… by bit.…

Episode 15 – Continuous Improvement Can Kill

Topic: Antlerboy and JP talk with Steven Stanton, the author of “Smart Work: Why Organizations Full of Intelligent People Do So Many Dumb Things and What You Can Do About It.” on a surprising theme: how continuous improvement can kill! Steve’s a pioneer of process innovation who has worked for more than thirty years on improving the capability of organisations to transform, including…

Episode 13 – Scooby Doo Leadership

Topic: Scooby and Scrappy – sorry, JP and Antlerboy – discuss an approach to organisations that is low budget, occasionally shows the join around the edges, and recycles the same story again and again. Not The Outliers Inn podcast, but Philip Holt’s Scooby Doo leadership: There’s always a bad guy, always a mystery, and nobody exactly knows what they are…