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January 2017 - Tathra Street
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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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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 11: Jessica Watson – Adventurer & Collaborative Entrepreneur

By | January 18th, 2017|Change, Leadership, Small Business, Tall Poppy|

Jessica Watson is an entrepreneur and an adventurer. Best known for her solo sailing journey, circumnavigating the globe at the age of 16. She shares with us what she learned from her experience, how she got so much support and sponsorship, and how she dealt with the naysayers. We learn about what kind of leaders she really is and the start up she’s involved in now, that’s like Trip Advisor for Sailing, bringing disruptive innovation to the marine industry. Deckee fulfils on her dream to get more people sailing, by making it easier for people to enjoy it and just give it a go.   Back to Tall [...]

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 09: Carmel Guerra on Sector Leadership

By | January 4th, 2017|Leadership, Tall Poppy|

Carmel Guerra is the CEO of the Centre for Multicultural Youth. We discuss reframing “not for profit” and “diversity is a strength” and what they mean from her perspective. Her recent experience at Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management inspired her to focus on sector leadership and organisational wellbeing in both the short term and long term. Instituting a culture survey to assess staff satisfaction and engaging in big-picture conversations and practical actions about succession planning. She shares what it was like in the 90s when she started this work and the difference advocacy can make. Her Tall Poppy advice tells us we’ve [...]