active CEO Podcast #35 Andrew Klein Speaking Its An Occupational Hazard

active CEO Podcast #35 Andrew Klein Speaking Its An Occupational Hazard

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Andrew Klein, his struggle with being a lawyer; how debating and theater sports led to a career in speaking; why authenticity is number one for speakers; the art of influence, persuasion and presence; the importance of recovery as a performer; and leading an active and healthy lifestyle. He also energetically talks about aspiring to be Michael Jordan; idolising the comedy science of Jerry Seinfeld; dressing up as the ‘Swedish Chef’ from the Muppets; introducing Sir Bob Geldof; and delivering pub quizzes.

active CEO Podcast #19 The Gift That Keeps Giving

active CEO Podcast #19 The Gift That Keeps Giving

Ben and Craig have enjoyed a fantastic year on the active CEO Podcast. We have shared with you some amazing stories from CEO and leaders from the around the world on both the active CEO Podcast and our Article Series.

10 Effective Tips for Healthy Travelling

10 Effective Tips for Healthy Travelling

Many CEO’s and business leaders travel more than once a month if not per week. Travel disrupts your daily health and fitness routines and can have a major effect on your energy levels and performance during the meetings that count. This article we take a look at some effective ways to improve your travel habits.

Love the BOSS! #3

Love the BOSS! #3

It’s time to get inspired by some of sports industry’s biggest players. This is part 2 of a 4 part series looking at some insights from the Business of Sport Summit (BOSS), which I attended in Sydney last week. Part 2 continues the theme of innovation, fan engagement, partnerships & the big business

What the BOSS Taught us! #2

What the BOSS Taught us! #2

It’s time to get inspired by some of sports industry’s biggest players. This is part 2 of a 4 part series looking at some insights from the Business of Sport Summit (BOSS), which I attended in Sydney last week. Part 1 “Learning’s from the BOSS” included some outstanding leaders in the sporting industry, including Matt Carroll (Australian Olympic Committee), Patrick Kidd OBE (Invictus Games), Paul Rogers (AS Roma) and Marina Go (West Tigers Rugby League Football Club). Part 2 continues the theme of innovation, fan engagement, partnerships and the big business of sport. 

Learning’s From the BOSS #1

Learning’s From the BOSS #1

This week I attended the Business of Sport Summit (BOSS), put on by the team at Connect Media Group. BOSS examines sport industry trends; looks at strategies and tactics to innovate, grow and succeed; and brings together Australia’s leading sporting industry executives.

The Peacock Phenomenon

The Peacock Phenomenon

As organisations go beyond their borders in the way they operate, conduct business and diversify their workforce, intercultural competency and an awareness of workplace cultures in countries other than their own, is becoming increasingly important.

Returning the Serve

Returning the Serve

I’m back with the second segment from the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) ACE 2017 Conference. Following on from a review of the keynote presentations from Craig Davis (The Future Looks Human), Kitty Chiller (Lessons on Leadership), Liana Downey (Mission Control) and Naomi Simson (Hope is not a Strategy), it’s time to provide you an insight into the excellent presentations on engagement, career development, change management, relevance, membership and high performing teams.

Serving the ACE!

Serving the ACE!

I am feeling NRGized this week after delving into topics such as the future is human, one team, disruption, relevance and mission control as the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) served up at an ACE at their annual conference in Sydney.