active CEO podcast 156 Teresa Newton Terres Life Is A Treasure Hunt

active CEO Podcast #156 Teresa Newton-Terres Life Is A Treasure Hunt

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Teresa Newton-Terres about life is a treasure hunt, uncovering the classified government black project of how her father disappeared, Mystery Of The Marie and don’t waste your time on projects that don’t matter.

We also talk about the importance of qualifying questions, the art and science of project management, a 50-year journey that led to the Marie Project initiative, and how do you measure relationships.

Teresa Newton-Terres – Life Is A Treasure Hunt

Teresa is the author of a hot aerospace cold case story, the Mystery of Marie, Project Management leader and speaker on life is a treasure hunt. An exceptional lady, who has spent almost 50 years unearthing what happened to her dad, when he went missing as she was only 2 years old, recipient of highly regarded Project Management Institute Awards, and feels most alive when she is by the ocean, in view of a river, in the mountains or on a golf course.

She studied Commercial Arts at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Fine and Studio Arts Management at Principia College, and is a qualified Project Management Professional. Her career includes being a Student Advisor and Program manager at University of California Santa Barbara, Project Associate at National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing, Global Training & Client Service Team at ExecuTrain Corporation and has been the Founder and CEO of Project TNT since 2003.

Teresa talks about:

  • Losing father in a shipwreck when she was 2 years old.
  • Helping promising students.
  • Falling in love with a soldier.
  • The importance of skills being transferable.
  • Don’t waste your time on projects that don’t matter.
  • True art of project management.
  • Receiving the scrapbook of her dad from her grandmother.
  • Never-ending why and what happened when her father disappeared.
  • How to do a simple interview for a simple story.
  • Life is a treasure hunt.
  • Her passion is project management for the business of life.

Tweets

“Don’t waste your time on projects that don’t matter.” Discussing project management with Teresa Newton-Terres, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Flowcharts not Software manages people.” Managing people effectively with Teresa Newton-Terres, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Mystery Of The Marie www.mysteryofthemarie.com
Teresa Newton-Terres LinkedIn
Teresa Newton-Terres Facebook
Teresa Newton-Terres Instagram
Teresa Newton-Terres Twitter
Project TNT www.project-tnt.com
Speakers Institute Corporate www.speakersinstitutecorporate.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Mystery Of The Marie Book

active CEO Podcast #154 Michelle Gibbings I've Got A Bad Boss

active CEO Podcast #154 Michelle Gibbings I’ve Got A Bad Boss

active CEO Podcast #154 Michelle Gibbings I've Got A Bad Boss

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Michelle Gibbings about I’ve got a bad boss, building strong relationships, learning the language of business and stepping into conversations you need to have.

We also delve into influencing other people’s behaviours through our own behaviour, future proofing your career and finding the courage you need to have the real conversations.

Michelle Gibbings – I’ve Got A Bad Boss

Michelle is a workplace expert, global keynote speaker on leadership, and bestselling author of Bad Boss, step up, career leap and get career fit. She is the founder and managing director at Change Meridian, certified dare to lead facilitator, curious about bad bosses and famous for getting you ready for tomorrow, today.

Her education includes a Bachelor of Business Communications, PR and Government from Queensland University of Technology, Diploma of Management from Swinbourne University Technology, and a Masters of International Trade in Diplomacy from Monash University. Our guest has an esteemed career including Press Secretary and Public Policy Advisor for Federal Member of Parliament, Communications Manager at Mt Isa Mines, various senior management roles at ANZ and NAB Banks, and transformation management office and change director at AMP.

Michelle talks about

  • Stepping into other person’s shoes.
  • If people didn’t like me, it didn’t matter.
  • A relentless drive and energy.
  • Don’t listen to what other people say about you.
  • Coping with cultural changes in a company.
  • People not stepping into the conversations that they need to have.
  • Creating an environment your team will thrive in.
  • We all influence others by what we do.
  • The courage you need to have a conversation.
  • You cant future proof your job, but you can future proof your career.
  • What you can do to reshape your career.
  • You can’t divorce your career from your personal life.
  • How to fix the relationship dynamic.
  • What to do when I’ve Got A Bad Boss.
  • Creating psychological safety so people speak up.
  • Let my team know my weaknesses are.
  • What am I going to do to close the gap?
  • The unwillingness to listen to people to people they disagree with.
  • I need to be free to be me.

Tweets

“Why do I think they are behaving like that? What’s the pressure that they are experiencing, what is happening in the organisational system that could be challenging them, could be prompting them to think, process and act in a certain way?” Michelle Gibbings talks about improving leadership and managing Bad Bosses, on the active CEO Podcast.

“No one is going to remember the work that you did, the only thing they will remember is how you made them feel and what you’ve done to help them progress in their career.” The real impact you have as a leader with Michelle Gibbings, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Michelle Gibbings www.michellegibbings.com
Michelle Gibbings LinkedIn
Michelle Gibbings Facebook
Michelle Gibbings Instagram
Michelle Gibbings YouTube
Speakers Institute Corporate www.speakersinstitutecorporate.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Bad Boss Book
Get Career Fit Book
Career Leap Book
Step Up Book

active CEO Podcast 147 Nathan Baird Innovators Playbook For Leaders

active CEO Podcast #147 Nathan Baird Innovators Playbook For Leaders

active CEO Podcast 147 Nathan Baird Innovators Playbook For Leaders

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Nathan Baird about Innovators Playbook For Leaders, Unilevers consumer connection, how Velcro was created, finding a relaxed space for ideas and why the consumer comes first.

We also delve into rediscovering your creativity, leadership is responsibility, staying fresh, and why we should fall in love with the problem and not the solution.

Nathan Baird – Innovators Playbook For Leaders

Nathan is the founder of Methodry, a design-led Innovation author, strategist and Speaker, and the creator of Innovator’s Playbook. He is a curious problem solver who is passionate about human centric design and experimentation, and understands the importance of better people, make better leaders.

Nathan has studied a Bachelor of Commerce Marketing & Management  (Honours) and a Masters in Marketing & Brand Management from Victoria University of Wellington. His career has included brand, marketing and manager roles at renowned companies such as Unilever, KPMG, DB Breweries and Clear. Wen he is not working on creative design thinking with Methodry, he is an ambassador for Good Design Australia.

Nathan talks about

  • How do you satisfy people’s needs?
  • Taking a customer centric approach to marketing.
  • The importance of experiencing the consumers needs.
  • Getting down to the why behind consumers needs.
  • It’s not about taking the first good idea we have.
  • You can’t build on an idea unless you build it and suspend judgement.
  • Who else comes up with a problem for this need?
  • What environment are you in to get your best ideas?
  • Bring ideas to life quickly and cheaply to test with customers.
  • Set success criteria up front.
  • Innovators Playbook for leaders.
  • Only 5% of innovation is successful.
  • Why being human as a leader leads to success.
  • Being creative and innovative with a lot of fun.

Tweets

“Problems cannot be solved by thinking within the framework in which the problems were created.” Design thinking and the Innovators Playbook with Nathan Baird, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Four of the biggest blockers to individual and team creativity are behaviours, the brain, state and space” Nathan Baird talks about the Innovators Playbook, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Methodry www.methodry.com
Nathan Baird LinkedIn
Nathan Baird Twitter
Speakers Institute Corporate www.speakersinstitutecorporate.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Innovator’s Playbook 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,

Tweets

“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 Craig Johns NRG2Perform High Performance Leadership 10 Elements Of Leading High Performing Teams

active CEO Podcast #123 10 Elements Of Leading High Performing Teams

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Phase 5 TEAM – 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams

Learn the 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams. The first four phases of Breaking The CEO Code focus on first leading yourself (phases 1-3) and secondly being a high performing leader (phase 4). To be able to lead high performing teams, the first four phases are critical as a team, organisation or community culture are only as good as the behaviours the key influencer is modeling.

The 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams

Breaking The CEO Code Craig Johns Phase 5 TEAM - 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams

Leading high performing teams requires:

  1. Create DIRECTION & meaning through shared mission, vision, values & beliefs;
  2. Develop clear ROLES & responsibilities to build team culture;
  3. Establish diverse professional RELATIONSHIPS that are supportive, enjoyable & dependable;
  4. Provide a collaborative LEADERSHIP style through consistent influence & direction;
  5. Foster GROWTH through creative risk-taking, problem-solving & information sharing;
  6. Promote REWARD, recognition & reflection strategies to ensure accountability;
  7. Clarify PROCESS & structure to enable commitment & method of cooperation;
  8. Build TRUST & resilience through healthy confrontation in a safe psychological space;
  9. Enable IMPACT through clear outcomes & team performance goals; &
  10. Create a safe psychological space for vulnerability & open honest COMMUNICATION.
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