What are the stages that people are currently going through as they come to terms with loss, uncertainty and change living in a remote world of COVID-19? As a leader, CEO, entrepreneur or influencer you are trying to figure out how to firstly retain, but also recruit in the future, your valuable clients, members and suppliers. You first need to understand your target market behaviours and then you can understand the importance of your digital presence right now. People will go through these 7 stages at varying speeds, so it’s important to be digitally present right now to capture their attention.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Hilary Poole about leading healthy sustainable systems; working with outstanding leaders Teresa Gattung CNZM and Jack Welch; the privilege of leading Hockey NZ and Netball NZ; building a team of trusted relationships, and her four pillars of governance. We also discuss the differences between governance and operations, working through the CEO, understanding the key priorities, the importance of being an active CEO, and why whom you select as your partner is the most important decision of your life.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Lucy Bennett Baggs about Just Challenge global impact, fundraising over US$1.5 million for charities including WaterAid, partnering with Laureus Sport For Good and Putting on very meaningful events to make a difference in the world. We also delve into working at HSBC, the world of sponsorship and events, taking companies to some of the remote places in the world, and A life creating challenges for people all around the globe.
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.
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Liz Volpe about Dare to Dream, inspirational stories through Ambisie, Imposter Syndrome and #give1hour. We also delve into the League of Extraordinary Women, being present and switching off, and how a pitch off competition reminded her of getting out of her comfort zone.
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 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 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.