active CEO Podcast 146 Ciara Lancaster Reimagine Change Craig Johns High Performance Leadership

active CEO Podcast #146 Ciara Lancaster Reimagine Change

active CEO Podcast 146 Ciara Lancaster Reimagine Change Craig Johns High Performance Leadership

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Ciara Lancaster about reimagine change, adaptive leadership, business transformation and change management is everyone’s responsibility.

We also delve into neuroscience, human behaviour, recoding your mindset, and successful people are very good at reframing things.

Ciara Lancaster – Reimagine Change

Ciara is a Change Fatigue & Resilience Specialist, author of ‘Reimagine Change’ and has a mission to recognise and rehumanise individuals to lead change by design, not default. A curious leader, who supports people through stress management, Ciara is a potential fulfillment and legacy focused coach, a supporter of suicide prevention charity R U OK?, and a mother of two energetic boys.

She has a B.Lib Psychology & Economics from the University of Sydney, a MBA program Organisational Change Management from UNSW Business School, a Compassion Cultivation Training from Stanford University and a Modern Psychology Diploma NLP practitioner & Coach from The Mind Academy. Her career includes Sales and manager roles at NewsCorp Australia, Southern Cross Austereo and Bauer Media Group, and spent time as a Change Manager at Deloitte Australia before founding Reimagine Change.

Ciara talks about

  • Backing yourself and know that you can learn along the way.
  • Need to be adaptive leaders.
  • Her fascination for human behaviour and being curious by nature.
  • Conducting change leadership interviews at Deloitte.
  • Bouldering the responsibility when you can’t share information.
  • Understanding how different business units expose growth.
  • Alignment of business transformation and innovation.
  • Understanding what stress is.
  • Our brain is always trying to keep us safe and for survival.
  • Everyone needs a coach.
  • Rehumanise change as a leader.
  • How to recode your mind.
  • Change fatigue, compassion fatigue and accumulative fatigue.
  • Loneliness epidemic and the effects on mental health.

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“Change is not done to people, its done with people.” Ciara Lancaster talks about reimagine change, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Balancing the chaos with the calm with the contribution.” Reimagining change with  Ciara Lancaster, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Reimagine Change www.reimaginechange.com
Reimagine Change Facebook
Reimagine Change Instagram
Ciara Lancaster Facebook
Ciara Lancaster LinkedIn
Speakers Institute Corporate www.speakersinstitutecorporate.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Reimagine Change Book

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active CEO #130 Alison Hill Building Leadership Potential Remotely

active CEO Podcast #130 Alison Hill Building Leadership Potential Remotely

active CEO #130 Alison Hill Building Leadership Potential Remotely

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Alison Hill about building leadership potential remotely, understanding human behavior, why performance needs to be number one in business cultures and what does high performance look like?

We also deep dive into how we can effectively have hard conversations online, why incidental leaders are rising to the top, culture based connections and how do we hear more voices?

Alison Hill – Building Leadership Potential Remotely

Alison Hill is an award-winning business women, psychologist, CEO of a 3-time AFR Fast 100 company Pragmatic Thinking and is the author of two best-selling books, Dealing with the Tough Stuff and Stand Out. She is someone who loves supporting people through the tough conversations and transitions at work, is the host of the Stand Out Life podcast, a keynote speaker and a professional Head-Mechanic.

Alison has a Bachelor in Behavioral Science Psychology from Charles Darwin University and Griffith University. Her career has included roles as a Rehabilitation Counselor at CRS Australia, Pain Management Counselor at IMConcepts, Psychologist at Wisemind Psychology, Managing Director at Change Works and currently the CEO of Pragmatic Thinking.

Alison talks about:

  • Growing up as a child that asked the world why.
  • Being a deep thinker, who could see patterns and stand back and take things in.
  • The collective experiment of human behaviour.
  • Seismic changes for workplaces.
  • Significant changes in leadership communication.
  • Every strategic plan being brought forward to what do we do now.
  • Have we really been more productive in 2020?
  • Having a choice of what work can mean for us.
  • What ever was there in our culture before is now being amplified.
  • Human nature to fall into habits and patterns,
  • How to develop leadership potential remotely,
  • What you can learn about people through online body language.
  • Being really strategic and conscious around the communication channels.
  • Cultures who don’t focus on performance first wont be around for long.
  • Clarity on behaviour equals greater performance,
  • TV quality studio for virtual learning and engagement,

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“What ever was there before is being amplified” Alison Hill intimately discusses company culture when working remotely, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Pragmatic Thinking www.pragmaticthinking.com
Stand Our Life Podcast
Alison Hill www.alisonhill.com.au
Alison Hill LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/fromalihill/
Alison Hill Instagram https://www.instagram.com/alihill
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Stand Out Life Alison Hill Book
Dealing With the Tough Stuff Alison Hill Book

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active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Fiona Robertson Culture Is The Rules Of Belonging

active CEO Podcast #108 Fiona Robertson Culture Is The Rules Of Belonging

active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Fiona Robertson Culture Is The Rules Of Belonging

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Fiona Robertson about the rules of belonging, lessons learnt in culture working at Oglivy and IBM, listening with intention, and the Intersection between culture and strategy.

We also delve into living outside your comfort zone, you have to notice before you choose, being a warm authoritative leader, a coach is not a friend and having an obsession with human interaction.

Fiona Robertson – Culture Is The Rules Of Belonging

Fiona Robertson is a culture change expert who has 30 years experience with blue chip corporates around the world. She loves bringing people on the change journey, is a master of managing group dynamics, and genuinely cares about the work that she does, the people she interacts with and the impact it makes on the organisation. Fiona is known as a passionate, caring, deeply committed and relentless leader of change.

Her education included a BA English Literature at Monash University, an Executive MBA from the London Business School, is certified as an Executive Coach from the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership, and is a certified Company Director from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Fiona’s career has included roles in marketing, communications, consulting and human resources at companies such as Ogilvy, Kiboodle, Growth Solutions Group, Right Management and National Australia Bank. She founded Robertson Consulting Services in 2017, to help leaders and business owners create the culture they need to execute strategy.

Fiona talks about:

  • Experiencing turbulent change when her parents divorced.
  • Igniting a love of language and fascination with the human condition.
  • The extraordinary similarities between countries but vast differences in cultures.
  • We all look at the world through our own unique lens.
  • Our ability to predict the future is becoming less and less.
  • If you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
  • What characteristics are needed to be an effective leader of cultural change?
  • Need to be nimble to respond to the marketplace.
  • Humans adopt the behaviour that is considered successful in the group that they join.
  • Our brains are very good at keeping us safe; they believe that to belong is to be safe.
  • Culture is the rules of belonging.
  • Leading with core values with a combination of empathy and high expectations.
  • When you are changing something, tell them the ten things that are not changing.
  • Pay attention, culture should be continually nudged as strategy changes.
  • A coach is person who is there to challenge and support you in equal measure.
  • If you want to change something in life you have to notice what you are doing now.

Active CEO Performance Tip

Own Your OWN FREEDOM – Are you content with how you are living your life or the way that you might be living someone else’s life? Find the passion, happiness & direction in your life. What fuels the fire in your belly? What are you willing to sacrifice to fulfill your passion? What allows you to feel content and fall asleep at ease? What is your purpose and direction in life? Questions to ask yourself – 1. What makes you come alive. 2. What are your innate strengths. 3. Where do you add greatest value

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“Everyone looks through their own lens at the world. Meet people where they are. Attempt to see the world through their eyes. Listen intently to what is said and not said. Try to imagine yourself dealing with the pressures with who ever you are speaking with is dealing with on a day to day basis, because everybody has them.” Fiona Robertson on the rules of belonging, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Our brains are very good at keeping us safe, they believe that to belong is to be safe. They will resist consciously and unconsciously a change to the rules of belonging.” Discussing how the human brain reacts to change with Fiona Robertson, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Living inside your comfort zone makes you feel safe but prevents you from trying the things that you make you more successful.” Fiona Robertson describing living inside your comfort zone, on the active CEO Podcast.

“People perform best when they know they are fully supported, so any form of failure or mistake is a beautiful learning opportunity.” Being a supportive leader with Fiona Robertson on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Fiona Robertson www.fionarobertson.com
Fiona Robertson LinkedIn
Fiona Robertson Twitter
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

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The Rules Of Belonging Fiona Robertson Book

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