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TP 23: David Holzmer on Disruption

By | April 11th, 2017|Change, Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy, World|

David Holzmer, Ph.D. is an Organizational Behaviour Specialist and Consultant. He shares the insights from his research into sensemaking under conditions of ongoing disruption. He discussed the essentials for creative problem solving and innovation. And the changes in how we relate to each other, to today's world, and how all of this impacts our ability to deal effectively with the uncertainty, the ambiguous and uncharted territory many organisations find themselves in. What is the role of trust and psychological safety in the workplace? Why do we want simple, easy answers, and why has this created so much divisiveness? Why are we [...]

TP 20: Matt Kurowski on Complete Value

By | March 21st, 2017|Change, Coaching, Consulting, Design, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy, World|

Matt Kurowski is the Huddle Labs guy who created a values framework illustrating types of capital that are often underestimated and unacknowledged. Huddle helps large organisations rethink complex problems, with human-centred design from a very purpose driven and values-based perspective. Matt and I talked about the Snowflake framework, being a goth in the 80s and the influence of that era on being 40something in the pursuit of meaning. We heard a bit about what its’ like to be mentored by Umair Haque and what collaborative advantage is. Resources Mentioned Huddle’s website Matt’s Website DrTime on Instagram/Twitter/LinkedIn, Eddie Harran Goth subculture NAS Insurance (becoming [...]

TP 19: Mark C Crowley Leads with Heart

By | March 15th, 2017|Coaching, Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Mark C. Crowley, author of "Lead From The Heart", leveraged experience from a 25-year career as a senior executive in the financial services industry and combined it with remarkable research to make the case for reinventing the way we manage people. Introducing the word “heart” into leadership was met with huge and predictable resistance. Now, five years later, Mark's book has become a best-seller. He shares the ideas that were initially rejected but now represent the future of workplace leadership. Resources Mentioned  Mark's Book Lead from the Heart Fast Company - Mark's articles  Mark on LinkedIn Mark's article on [...]

TP 17: Didier Elzinga of Culture Amp

By | March 1st, 2017|Emotional Intelligence, Future, Leadership, Small Business, Tall Poppy, Technology|

As Culture Amp co-founder, not only is Didier Elzinga one of the most forward-thinking CEOs I know, he’s got a really cool name. He’s the kind of CEO that does what it takes for his people to feel valued. He’s also unafraid to answer questions about the relationship of power and authority to leadership. We talk about the role of culture analytics, why engagement hasn’t really improved and the future of work. He’s gone from what he describes as ‘the most naive business plan’ to a third round of venture capital funding. Culture Amp is a Melbourne startup that’s [...]

TP 15: Lorraine Ngwenya – Youth Leadership

By | February 15th, 2017|Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Lorraine Ngwengya is a speaker, advocate and entrepreneur. Based on her own experience, she's created a business with a mission to address the issue of youth unemployment. We talk about what it's like to be a leader at a young age, what she has learned along the way and what's more important than experience in looking for work. She recognises how different the job market is than it was for our parents and she sees opportunities to change how we approach youth unemployment. She shares her own journey to leadership and to starting her business, and the most important thing [...]

TP 12: Carolyn Tate – Higher Purpose

By | January 25th, 2017|Change, Future, Tall Poppy|

Are you making a dying instead of making a living? Carolyn Tate helps move us from meaningless to purposeful and reframes the desire to leave a job you hate and encourages us to start where you are, and make a practice of creating purpose projects. Though she warns that purpose washing is the new greenwashing, she highlights how individual purpose contributes to the larger whole and that we don’t have a single purpose for life. She shares the most important work leaders can do as we navigate from the industrial age to the tech age, and what will help organisations survive and thrive in the [...]

TP 10: Mark LeBusque – The Human Manager

By | January 11th, 2017|Future, Leadership, Self-Awareness, Tall Poppy|

"There are no leaders, only acts of leadership." Mark LeBusque is the Human Manager. He was told to take a good hard look at himself if he wanted to change and it paved the way for a remarkable change that led to outstanding results for his team. Year one sales target exceeded by 237% and when asked what he was doing differently “I treat my people like humans”. Now he runs programs to help managers let go of the 100-year-old leadership model and become Human Managers. Resources Mark's book - Being Human - Why Robots Are Not The Answer To Business Success [...]

TP 05: Future Assembly Special Report

By | December 8th, 2016|Future, Small Business, Tall Poppy|

A special report from Future Assembly in Melbourne, where three young women with very different roles and experiences in the tech world share what they're working on and what's important to them. Grace Wearn Communications Specialist for Vichyper, part of the Space X Hyperloop Pod competition, an initiative of Elon Musk. Casey Thomas CEO of Dark Shadow Studios - A tech start-up enabling risk-free drone racing using VR. Sally Kellaway on diversity in the VR industry with some key advice for employers. Finishing up with a powerful minute from the MiVote presentation with some bold declarations on the subject of digital democracy. Grace's Links Org: [...]

TP 04: Jan Owen on Human Centred Leadership

By | December 1st, 2016|Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Jan Owen, CEO of the Foundation of Young Australians brings an ethical lens to the idea of Human Centred Leadership, shares the most powerful leadership trait and the importance of having your own leadership style as you lead yourself, others and are led. This is the fourth in a series of four interviews on Human Centred Leadership. Foundation for Young Australians website: fya.org.au As mentioned: New Work Order Report Episode updated to include the recently released New Work Mindset Report Find out more about Jan Owen on LinkedIn

TP 03: Simon Terry on Human Centred Leadership

By | November 24th, 2016|Change, Future, Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Simon Terry, of Change Agents Worldwide shares his thoughts and insights about human centred leadership. Former exec and CEO, his focus now is about helping organisations adapt to the changing nature of work. Our conversation ranged from his own experience as a young manager to his advocacy of the emerging practice of Working Outloud. Simon's Blog is a rich source of Working Outloud: https://simonterry.com/sharing/ Change Agents Worldwide is a network of professionals who work cooperatively to support organisations to adapt and adopt practices and technology of the Future of Work: http://www.changeagentsworldwide.com/ This episode is the third of four in the series [...]