active CEO Podcast #59 Tim Oberg parkrun Moving A Nation

active CEO Podcast #59 Tim Oberg parkrun Moving A Nation

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.

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.

active CEO Podcast #54 Yamini Naidu Business Story Mastery

active CEO Podcast #54 Yamini Naidu Business Story Mastery

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.

active CEO Podcast #53 Leigh Russell Diving Into Human Potential

active CEO Podcast #53 Leigh Russell Diving Into Human Potential

On this episode of the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Leigh Russell about her fascination with human performance, being an authentic leader, the power of mentors and diving into human potential.

We also delve into how career counselling at a school led to a role at AFL Players Association, thriving as a young CEO at Netball Victoria, working with Bianca Chatfield on the Ignition Project, the integrity and duty of care challenges as CEO of Swimming Australia, and how sleep is such a critical enabler of effective leadership.

active CEO Podcast #52 Francesca Boase Building Trust In Crisis Management

active CEO Podcast #52 Francesca Boase Building Trust In Crisis Management

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.

active CEO Podcast #51 Chris Robb Money Can’t Buy Experiences

active CEO Podcast #51 Chris Robb Money Can’t Buy Experiences

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.

active CEO Podcast #50 Major General Cheryl Pearce Leading From The Front Lines

active CEO Podcast #50 Major General Cheryl Pearce Leading From The Front Lines

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Major General Cheryl Pearce about leading from the front lines, being an authentic leader, serving your country, managing workplace wellness, empowering a sense of purpose, and creating high performance teams. We also delve into her leadership roles at the Australian Defence Force and with the United Nations; creating a safe and inclusive environment to work in; completing the New York Marathon; and getting out of her comfort zone.

active CEO Podcast #49 Alex Baumann High Performance Leadership

active CEO Podcast #49 Alex Baumann High Performance Leadership

On this episode of the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Alex Baumann about overcoming tragedy to win two Olympic Gold swimming medals, transforming coaches of high performance into high-performing coaches, high performance leadership, and his new role as Chief Strategist High Performance at Swimming Australia. We also dive into being a swimming parent, balancing wellness and performance, the importance of empathy and building trust, and the principles of high performance leadership.

active CEO Podcast #48 Cassandra Heilbronn Breaking Down Barriers

active CEO Podcast #48 Cassandra Heilbronn Breaking Down Barriers

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Cassandra Heilbronn about her journey into law; specializing in sport, sponsorship and social media law at Minter Ellison; founding The Prominenti Society; and drafting legislation in Sports, Entertainment & Events in Saudi Arabia. We also go in depth talking about sport integrity, empowering women, mental health and breaking down barriers.