Focus on WHY

Focusing on the importance of WHY, Amy Rowlinson asks her guests to share their WHY - essentially what it is they do and why they do it. The Focus on WHY podcast is a collection of relatable, uplifting and inspiring conversations seeking to inspire you with differing perspectives provided by guests who are at differing stages in their careers, business and life. The intention of this podcast is to encourage you to focus on your WHY, to enable and empower you to achieve your desires.


192 Everything is Negotiable with Derek Arden

Losing a deal and subsequently a large client account at work led to the pursuit of betterment, to become the best negotiator possible. As both a lifelong learner and a teacher at heart, Derek Arden started to study the art of negotiation. Understanding that everything is negotiable, Derek negotiated his way through his career into an early retirement and went on to be voted as the UK’s number one speaker on negotiation. Having fulfilled his ambition, Derek thought, ‘what do I do now? What’s the WHAT of the WHY?’


“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. So go out and try something different. If it doesn’t work, you can always go back to doing what you were doing before. The world is moving so quickly. It’s really exciting to be alive at this time in the development of the world but keep doing things differently. Go out and help other people and have some fun.”



Everything is Negotiable by Gavin Kennedy -

Win Win, How to get a winning result from persuasive negotiations by Derek Arden -

Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher & William Ury -


Derek Arden is an international negotiator who helps his clients get better outcomes from their negotiations. He is a best-selling author of 10 books. Derek has run training courses and masterclasses in 32 countries and now sends out an inspirational briefing every Monday morning to over 4000 people.


As a broadcaster, Derek hosts a live chat show on a Monday night. If you would like to receive his weekly updates and tune in on a Monday night email him at or connect with him on LinkedIn. Additionally when you need advice negotiating an issue speak to Derek.





Amy is a Life Purpose Coach, Podcast Mentor, Top 1% Global Podcaster, Speaker, Mastermind Host and Property Investor. Through coaching and workshops, Amy works with businesses to Focus on WHY to create people-centred environments, by improving productivity and employee engagement by focusing on fulfilment, values and purpose.

Amy inspires and empowers entrepreneurial clients to discover the life they dream of by assisting them to make it their reality through their own action taking. Helping them to focus on their WHY with clarity uniting their passion and purpose with a plan to create the life they truly desire.

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HOSTED BY: Amy Rowlinson



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