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So far Tathra has created 82 blog entries.

Accountability Tools

By | September 26th, 2017|Change, Coaching, Productivity, Self-Awareness|

It can take a lot to achieve a goal and sometimes we need support to hold ourselves accountable. There are plenty of resources that talk about apps and mindset, advising you to measure progress and manage your energy not your time, great I love all of those, but this is really focusing on practical accountability support. If you’re already clear about why you want to achieve, a specific goal and have a good understanding of what the benefits of achieving it are, here is something that might help. I’m focusing here on three areas: technology, internal tools that relate [...]

TP 35: Worldview Literacy

By | September 6th, 2017|Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy, World|

What is worldview literacy and what does it mean for leadership? Jerry Nagel and Kathy Jourdain have created a body of work around Worldview Intelligence. "We think with and through our worldview but rarely about them.” This conversation not only gets us to think about them, it has wide ranging implications for how we deal with difference and diversity. From this interview you will learn, the impact of worldview on both a personal and group or organisational level, the 6 dimensions of Worldview intelligence, how to distinguish of sympathy and empathy from a worldview perspective, the role of confirmation bias and what [...]

Mutual Mentoring on Success Mentor Summit

By | September 1st, 2017|Mentoring|

You may have heard me talk about mentoring, especially if you're a Tall Poppy Podcast Listener. It's come up in quite a few episodes (Eps 4, 15, 22, 26). And it comes up in the work I do. Both as a consultant and in my current project with Enterprising Wyndham Vale. After I interviewed Claire Diaz Ortiz (Episode 26) about her book, she invited me to be part of the summit, and after a few delays (life happens!) it's going live next week! Claire's interview with me about Mutual Mentoring is part of the Success Mentor Summit and goes [...]

TP 34: Sally Anderson Evolved Leadership

By | August 23rd, 2017|Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Self-Awareness, Tall Poppy, World|

If you could end suffering, would you? If you could turn trauma into your greatest strength what difference would it make? Would you be empowered? These are the questions that lead us to a bold vision held by Sally Anderson, Founder of Evolved Leadership and author of the Co-Creative Age - The next evolutionary phase of leadership. This episode is not for the faint of heart, it’s for those who hunger for a thriving and prosperous future for all. Sally Anderson is dangerous…to the status quo, to how much we tolerate our own pain and suffering. This isn’t just [...]

TP 33: Michelle Redfern Advancing Women

By | August 9th, 2017|Coaching, Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Small Business, Tall Poppy, World|

Michelle Redfern has a vision of a gender equal world, she does this by Advancing Women. This interview discusses Feminism, Football, Financial Literacy and Leadership. We had a great time talking about equality and diversity, the impact it has on the bottom line, on innovation and the economy. Topics like authenticity, feedback, vulnerability, a sense of belonging and inclusion bring these ideas into a practical on the ground experience of leadership and social change. An example we explored was the AFLW where for the first time in history, women have a professional football league, which has the potential to [...]

TP 32: Reflecting on Tall Poppy

By | July 26th, 2017|Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Tall Poppy nearly didn't happen, and how it looks now, compared to the early episodes is quite different. Previous guest, Matt Kurowski interviews Tathra about what she's learned from 30 weeks of podcasting. Reflecting on the themes and voices of leadership highlighted by the Tall Poppy spotlight, this candid conversation explores the origins of the podcast, the barriers overcome prior to launch, the system that makes it work, editing quandaries, what has changed, and what the future holds. [hint, hint: LISTENER SURVEY] References to previous episodes: Alicia Draval Ep18 Jan Owen Ep4 Josh Spodek Ep29 Mark Crowley Ep19 Gus Harvey from Future [...]

TP 31: Abigail Forsyth KeepCup

By | July 5th, 2017|Consulting, Leadership, Small Business, Tall Poppy|

KeepCup has become Australia's best known re-useable cup, but it didn't start that way.  The humble beginnings for this BCorp include a prototype in a shoebox on a bicycle. Founder and CEO Abigail Forsyth shares what she learned when starting the business, what kept her honest, what's changed in the market re: the attitude toward disposable cups. She told us about what inspired her to question everything and how she plans to use her influence as a successful purpose-based business. With offices in UK and USA, and KeepCups being sold in 65 countries, it pays to stick to your principles! [...]

TP 30: Eddie Harran is Dr Time

By | May 31st, 2017|Change, Future, Tall Poppy|

Dr Time aka Eddie Harran takes us on a journey through Time Literacy, as a futurist philosopher and innovation scout. Referring to his TEDx Talk as a rite of passage that led to his role at the Centre for the Edge with Deloitte’s and the emergence of his alter ego, Dr Time, he’s now leading a movement to help us reimagine time. This conversation opens up a range of questions to help us see our assumptions about time and Temporal Value. (Listener Survey) Resources Mentioned Eddie Harran on LinkedIn Twitter Dr Time on Twitter Instagram Centre For the Edge [...]

TP 29: Joshua Spodek Teaching Leadership Practice

By | May 24th, 2017|Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Self-Awareness, Tall Poppy|

Joshua Spodek went from being an astrophysicist to teaching and coaching leadership at NYU and Columbia Business School following a rollercoaster experience as an inventor and CEO of Submedia. After discovering that leadership could be taught, he became curious about learning how to teach it. His book Leadership Step by Step, is the culmination of his teaching and coaching experience. His approach is focused on practices for skill development of the social and emotional elements of leadership. In our conversation, he talked about his own practices and reframed competition. He shared his thoughts on the difference between managers and leaders, the #1 predictor of success, and why there are so [...]

TP 28: Paul Fairhead Future Strategist

By | May 17th, 2017|Change, Consulting, Design, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy, Technology|

Paul Fairhead is a Future State Strategist that is unafraid to ask the tough questions and illuminate the shadows of our murky path toward an uncertain future. He’s also a global citizen, he spent 25 years living and working in Viet Nam, and in the last few years leading Huddle, Australia’s premier Human Centred Design agency, advising large businesses and governments in Australia and Europe he has gained significant insight from leading design-driven organisations. He is a thought leader and a sought-after speaker to help interpret design thinking into design doing and how to be a future focus government [...]