active CEO Podcast #32 Alex Richardson The Art of Mentoring

active CEO Podcast #32 Alex Richardson The Art of Mentoring

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Alex Richardson about his creative world; growing up with dyslexia and Irlen Syndrome; the positive effects of meditation on staying focused; the effects of music on the brain; and painting an audio picture. We also delve into the Art of Mentoring; leading a virtual team; the power of mentoring on a mentor; and how they have grown to matching 6,000 mentoring pairs each year.

active CEO Podcast #31 Holly Ransom Next Generational Leadership

active CEO Podcast #31 Holly Ransom Next Generational Leadership

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Holly Ransom about being forensically curious; the richness of a conversation; importance of pre-game routine; the power of reverse mentoring; learning to harness fear; and intergenerational leadership in the 21st Century.

We explore conversations with Sir Richard Branson and former US President Barak Obama; high performance leadership; what makes New Zealand Primeminister, Jacinda Ardern a great leader; signing up 100 days before her first Ironman triathlon; and Learning from a Lifetime of Experience on the Coffee Pods Podcast.

active CEO Podcast #30 Magnus Grimeland Fast Tracking Entrepreneurs With Antler

active CEO Podcast #30 Magnus Grimeland Fast Tracking Entrepreneurs With Antler

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Magnus Grimeland about his desire to make a positive difference in the world; excelling as a Norwegian Navy Seal; studying at Harvard University as Facebook launched; global learning’s working at McKinsey and Company; accelerating into Managing Director at Rocket Internet; capitalising on the diverse markets in Southeast Asia with fashion e-commerce companies Zalora and Global Fashion Group; and turning the world’s best talent into great founders of great companies with his new company Antler.

active CEO Podcast #29 Brent Clayton Richest Kid In The Playground

active CEO Podcast #29 Brent Clayton Richest Kid In The Playground

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Brent Clayton about being a serial entrepreneur; turning adversity into opportunity; the determination to become a firefighter; and balancing democratic and autocratic leadership.

We also delve into learning discipline from the military; understanding
the intricacies of a job; what it takes to be a firefighter; and the backstory of his businesses Fire Recruitment Australia and Authority Marketing Machine.

active CEO Podcast #27 Pauline Nguyen Rise Like a Phoenix

active CEO Podcast #27 Pauline Nguyen Rise Like a Phoenix

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Pauline Nguyen about her leadership style, the importance of employees acting like owners, thriving in economic adversity, staff retention, the importance of entrepreneurship, and being unshakeable in business and in life. We also delve into about the effect of parenthood, becoming an award-winning author of Secrets of the Red Lantern and The Way of the Spiritual Entrepreneur, shining as a keynote speaker, finding happiness in the pursuit, why she connects with the Phoenix, and the relevance of Why does the Buddha sit on a Lotus flower.

active CEO Podcast #25 Jana Kapr Delivering Insights to the Fingertips

active CEO Podcast #25 Jana Kapr Delivering Insights to the Fingertips

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns talks with Jana Kapr about the different leadership styles between Logica and Vodafone; the challenges of merging different cultures and business structures; reacting to being told you are dictator; becoming an entrepreneur when founding Billigence; and understanding the vision of the client. We also talk about managing family, work, exercise and other focuses; why sport allows her to perform at a higher level; the impact former Vodafone Australia CEO’s, Grahame Maher and Russell Hewitt, and her dad had on her career; and the importance of blocking time in your diary for yourself.

active CEO Podcast #20 Sean King Leading Within Proximity

active CEO Podcast #20 Sean King Leading Within Proximity

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, we chat with Sean King about his path to becoming a lawyer, innovating in the legal services industry with Proximity, becoming an entrepreneur, never defining himself by his career and being a co-CEO. We also speak about the triple bottom line, fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in the workplace, being involved in the community, establishing the Proximity Canberra Triathlon Festival and seeing the world through the eyes of an adventure racer.

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.

Red Lantern – Fused with the Narrative

Red Lantern – Fused with the Narrative

Have you ever walked into a restaurant and you immediately feel like you are part of the family?
It starts with that moment, just before they greet you, where you can sense the warmth growing inside of you as they glide towards and open the door with a beaming smile, an infectious energy and an open heart, as though they have known you for years.

active CEO Podcast #18 Dr Dina Al-Tayeb Arabian Tri Eagle

active CEO Podcast #18 Dr Dina Al-Tayeb Arabian Tri Eagle

this episode of the active CEO Podcast, we take a look inside the life of Dr Dina Al-Tayeb as a Periodontist, owner of Dentalia Clinics, a passionate Ironwoman, Tufts University Board member, mother of three and health and wellness influencer in the Middle East. We delve into her business approach, being a goal orientated person, being present no matter what hat you wear, what it means to be a role model, the art of distraction and never letting anyone define your dream.