On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Azran Osman Rani about the power of the human mind, four pillars to decision making as CEO of Air Asia X, founding health tech startup Naluri, and his new book 30 Days and 30 Years. We also delve into balancing innovation with building high performing teams, being the crazy kid who rocks the boat, not being intimidated by the big challenge, the power of reflection and being a high performing leader.
this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Bill Coletti about reputational resilience and transformation, crisis preparation, opportunities that arise from adversity, and the 7 Levers of Reputation from the book Critical Moments. We also delve into being involved in political campaigns and elections, Bills time in Bulgaria as CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce and advising the Prime Minister, Kith approach to crisis management, and the speed of response during a crisis.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Gabrielle Dow about the Green Bay Packers Experience, her love of sports marketing, building communities through sport, and why the Green Bay Packers are the most successful NFL club of all time. We also delve into her experiences with the LA Lakers, Portland Trailblazers and other sports teams; the legacy of Curly Lambeau and Vince Lombardi; and why people love the Green Bay Packers.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Tim Oberg, CEO of parkrun Australia, about creating a healthier and happier planet, building communities, and parkrun moving a nation. We also delve into his leadership style, CrossFit, anxiety and empowering volunteers.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Oscar Trimboli about how Deep Listening benefits performance, being a student of people, going beyond the first context, leadership identity, and managing people at Microsoft and Vodafone. We also discuss the five levels of listening, the art and science of listening, the barriers to listening, and teaching a hundred million people how to listen.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Yamini Naidu about business story mastery, why you need both data and stories, the importance of message clarity, and her new book Story Mastery. We also delve into her how to be an effective speaker, starting a successful business, Aristotle’s model of influence and having your off-stage stuff together.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Francesca Boase about building trust in crisis management, storytelling as an art of communication, leading change, the Edelman Trust Barometer and being a great mentor. We also discuss personal development, being a custodian of peoples careers, the pain of accepting feedback, workplace wellness, and managing her energy and performance.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Chris Robb about mass participation sport events, growing the Standard Chartered Marathon to over 60,00 participants, being the course manager for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games marathon, and changing people’s lives through money can’t buy experiences. We also delve into the immense power of pause, coping with it being lonely at the top as a CEO, collaborative leadership, inspiring others to make a powerful impact on the world and serving a tennis ball into the back of Sir Richard Branson’s head.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Sasa Sestic about escaping three wars, transitioning from 2000 Sydney Olympic Games Handball player to entrepreneur, creating ONA Coffee, the powerful impact of Project Origin, winning the 2015 Barista World Championships and a world beyond coffee. We take a deep dive into building a team of innovators, creating a competitive environment, chasing excellence, collaborating with winemaker Tim Kirk from Clonakilla, The Coffee Man movie and book, and the realization that coffee was much more than a social drink.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Brad Gunn, from Vault Accountants and Financial Services, about the four day work week, creating a customer centric financial business, the role of technology in client relationships, and high levels of staff retention. We also delve into sports leave, incentivizing staff to be active and healthy, taking Triathlon Queensland from insolvency, and his love of a fine wine.