active CEO Podcast #33 Garry Mills Yes Prime Minister

active CEO Podcast #33 Garry Mills Yes Prime Minister

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns and Ben Gathercole speak with Garry Mills about lessons from the police force; being a Bodyguard for former Australian Prime Minister John Howard; and being a mental health advocate with Beyond Blue and Blokepedia. We also talk about learning to live and cope with depression; living a playboy lifestyle; staying in the moment; setting social media parameters; the importance of situation and self-awareness; and helping people improve their lives.

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 #28 Christine Amour-Levar A Woman On A Mission

active CEO Podcast #28 Christine Amour-Levar A Woman On A Mission

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Christine Amour-Levar about her diverse cultural upbringing; learning new language through total immersion; the differences in work ethic, leadership, culture and behaviours between Japan, USA and France; the impact Nike has had on her career; and leading through empathy. We also delve into creating Beijaflora and becoming an entrepreneur; scheduling family time; combining her love for adventure with her social entrepreneurship programs; and the influence Woman on a Mission and HER Planet Earth are having on the woman of war and the underprivileged.

active CEO Podcast #22 Robert McMurtrie Pioneering With Green Fields

active CEO Podcast #22 Robert McMurtrie Pioneering With Green Fields

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, we talk with Robert McMurtrie about recruiting talent, leadership performance, being an entrepreneur and managing your energy levels. We discuss the interview process, who should apply for roles, is the employer right for you and the changing landscape in sport.

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.

active CEO Podcast #17 Patrick Kidd OBE Invictus Games Healing Power of Purpose

active CEO Podcast #17 Patrick Kidd OBE Invictus Games Healing Power of Purpose

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Patrick Kidd OBE about his approach to being driven by service and purpose; empowering your team members; balancing boundaries with the freedom to operate; knowing when to seek advice; the art of planning; and finding the clarity of your strategy. He gives us […]

active CEO Podcast #14 Jamin Heppell & Jen Ziegner Leading From the Mountain Tops

active CEO Podcast #14 Jamin Heppell & Jen Ziegner Leading From the Mountain Tops

We discuss how Jen Ziegner and Jamin Heppell are transforming not only their clients, but also their own lives; being the best version of yourself; connecting with the community; purpose driven businesses; aligning personal and business values; and the catalyst for Mountains & Marathons.

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.