active CEO Podcast #80 Jonathan Rake Launchpad To Go Beyond Borders

active CEO Podcast #80 Jonathan Rake Launchpad To Go Beyond Borders

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Jonathan Rake, about his Launchpad to go beyond borders, the World Economic Forum shaping your thinking as a leader, leaders are hired to make judgement calls and performance leadership as CEO at Swiss Re Asia Pacific. We also delve into the global water crisis, running marathons with Mina Guli the CEO of Thirst, the importance of balancing ones mind, protecting the asset, and amazing human beings doing incredible things.

active CEO Podcast #78 Hilary Poole Leading Healthy Sustainable Systems

active CEO Podcast #78 Hilary Poole Leading Healthy Sustainable Systems

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.

active CEO Podcast #76 Paul Veric The Peaceful Warrior CEO

active CEO Podcast #76 Paul Veric The Peaceful Warrior CEO

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Paul Veric about being a Peaceful Warrior CEO, lessons learnt as a transformational CEO, allowing children to build their own resilience, speaking to students about suicide and love, and the responsibility of protecting communities. We also talk about being Head Boy and Headmaster of New Plymouth Boys High School, why Surf Lifesaving is such an effective platform for developing future leaders, growing up in Taranaki in New Zealand, and what it took to be a New Zealand Kayak and Surf Lifesaving champion.

active CEO Podcast #74 Lucy Bennett Baggs Just Challenge Global Impact

active CEO Podcast #74 Lucy Bennett Baggs Just Challenge Global Impact

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.

active CEO Podcast #72 Azran Osman Rani Power Of The Human Mind

active CEO Podcast #72 Azran Osman Rani Power Of The Human Mind

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.

active CEO Podcast #70 Miles Stewart A Lifetime Chasing Results

active CEO Podcast #70 Miles Stewart A Lifetime Chasing Results

On this episode of the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Miles Stewart about a lifetime of chasing results, winning an ITU World Triathlon Championship, the challenge of transitioning out of sport, lessons learnt in managing people and being CEO of Triathlon Australia. We also delve into the detrimental side of corporate life, when a competitive instinct can become destructive, why the MEMOS Masters Degree has taken him out of his comfort zone, and designing a wellness structure to support
high performance.

active CEO Podcast #65 Todd Greenberg More Than A Game

active CEO Podcast #65 Todd Greenberg More Than A Game

On this episode of the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Todd Greenberg about focusing on more than a game, the importance of EQ as a leader, choosing character before talent, CEO loneliness and life under intense public scrutiny as CEO of NRL. We also delve into Rugby League being owned by its fans, looking through the lens of what’s in the best interest of the game, channelling your competitive instinct as a leader, sport enabling social change and tribalism in professional sports.

active CEO Podcast #58 Andrew Barnes 4 Day Week

active CEO Podcast #58 Andrew Barnes 4 Day Week

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Andrew Barnes about Perpetual Guardian’s 4 Day Week, changing the way people work, improving the wellbeing and productivity of businesses, and the fourth industrial revolution. We also speak about global financial crisis, customer service, empowered workforces and the more important benefits of the 4 Day Week.

active CEO Podcast #57 Lisa Hasker Life Education Through Sport

active CEO Podcast #57 Lisa Hasker Life Education Through Sport

On this episode of the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Lisa Hasker about life education through sport, building sport capability and capacity, improving diversity and inclusion on Boards, and getting people to be more active, more often. We also delver into employee and coach wellbeing and performance, her collaborative and coaching leadership style, and how we can improve active transport to and from work.

active CEO Podcast #56 Diana Rau Board Of Mentors

active CEO Podcast #56 Diana Rau Board Of Mentors

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Diana Rau about Board Of Mentors, the remarkable backstory of Veterati, her better every day framework and striving for high performance. We also talk about lessons learnt at Georgetown University, her grand entry into the American Chamber of Commerce and how her time as VP of Growth and Innovation at Double Dutch was a game-changer for her husband Daniel Rau.