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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 [...]

TP 27: Angus Hervey Future Crunch

By | May 10th, 2017|Change, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy, Technology, World|

Dr Angus Hervey is an intelligent optimist and one-half of Future Crunch. This episode explores our very human relationship with technology and the future. We talk about the impact of neuroscience on understanding cognitive bias, filter bubbles and why we resist good news. We put a gender lens on artificial intelligence how organisations are dealing with the future of work and lots of inspiring startups around the world using technology in service of humanity. By the end of it, you’ll be an intelligent optimist too. Future Crunch (Highly recommend getting the fortnightly newsletter.) Resources mentioned  Why Amazon is the world's most innovative company [...]

TP 26: Clarie Diaz-Ortiz One Minute Mentoring

By | May 3rd, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Tall Poppy|

What makes mentoring work? What’s the difference between coaching and mentoring? Claire Díaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and technology innovator. Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where she was hired to lead corporate social innovation. She is the author of seven books, the latest being, "One-Minute Mentoring" co-written with Ken Blanchard. Her Success Mentor Summit explores how learning from others can change your life and work, and she shares her own experiences of being a mentor and mentee. Plus important considerations when looking for a mentor and what’s needed for mentoring to be really successful. Mentions The Pope [...]