active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Karthik Madugula Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour

active CEO Podcast #112 Karthik Madugula Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour

active CEO Podcast #112 Karthik Madugula Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Karthik Madugula about the Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour, channelling your focus, taking control of your feelings and our impact on the world.

We also delve into facing body image issues, when sharing is not caring, the importance of first seeking to understand and how COVID-19 is changing the world we know.

Karthik Madugula – Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour

Karthik Madugula is a gifted influencer, known as the Happiness Consultant and Karma the life coach, who grew from a career in mechanical engineering, working with leading mining group Rio Tinto, to one of the leading psychologists and speaking coaches in India. He is a young leader creating ripple effects all around the world as he shares his story, knowledge and experience to make a positive difference in the world.

He studied a Bachelor of technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Master of Science in Counseling and Psychotherapy from the Institute of Behaviour and Management Sciences and a Masters Degree in Psychology from the Indira Gandhi National Open University. His career has included engineering roles at Next Era Energy Resources and Rio Tinto; co-founder of mobile app, Echo; Associate Psychologist at Dr Preena Kohli & Associates, Founder of Sakar Counseling Centre; and Keynote Speaker, Coach and Facilitator with Speakers Institute.

Karthik talks about:

  • Being an academic superstar at school in Hyderabad, India.
  • From the centre of attention to facing body image issues.
  • Studying at the Indian Institute of Technology, which is the equivalent of Harvard in India.
  • Lack of community and human connection in the Australia.
  • Being clueless is a greater problem than being jobless.
  • You can’t always believe to see, you have to see to belief.
  • Ultimate Experiment On Human Behaviour.
  • Set all fears aside, then inspiration has a space inside of you.
  • Share with the right kind of people and they will give you some solutions.
  • Take care of your feelings is the number one thing people must do
  • We are living like tenants in this life, not like owners.
  • Ask yourself how can you be better today than what you were in the past.

Active CEO Performance Tip

Create Your CEO Legacy – Having a purpose in life and aligning it to the work that you do is important if you wish to enjoy what you do, be productive and perform at a high level. Some people have a desire to go beyond the world they work in and leave a legacy for future generations to benefit from. CEO Legacy is all about finding a greater purpose through a project or movement that creates a ripple effect across an area, industry or the world. A great example of this is Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is guided by the belief that every life has equal value. They wish to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. What is your legacy?

Tweets

“When you surround yourself with people who are massively obsessed with their purpose, you also get sucked into that energy.” Karthik Madugula talks about surrounding yourself with the right people, on the active CEO Podcast.

“All of us are selling lemonade. All that makes the difference is the flavour you add to the drink. It just needs to be your flavour.” Making your mark on the world with Karthik Madugula, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Karthik Madugula LinkedIn
Karthik Madugula Facebook
Karthik Madugula www.karthikmadugula.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
How Exercise Enhances A Leaders Performance Read Article
Four Basic Fundamentals Of Being A High Performing Leader Read Article
How To Be A High Performing Leader In 2020 Read Article
Four Ways To Overcome CEO Loneliness In 2020 Read Article

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active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Dr Paul White 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

active CEO Podcast #110 Dr Paul White 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Dr Paul White 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Dr Paul White about the 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation, building trust and loyalty in the workplace and why people want to feel appreciated.

We also delve into working with Dr Gary Chapman, the author of The 5 Love languages; perceived authenticity; leading with appreciation remotely; and how to best to close the gap between what we currently teach, educate and train with what we do and how we know how we learn best.

Dr Paul White – 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

Dr Paul White is a psychologist, global speaker, international consultant and the author of four incredible books, including New York Times Best Seller, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace which he co-authored with Dr Gary Chapman (famous for the 5 love languages), Rising Above A Toxic Workplace, Sync or Swim and The Vibrant Workplace. He is a world leader in building organisational appreciation, who has worked with organisations such as Microsoft and NASA, and is a proud grandfather of six, Dr Paul White.

Focusing on “making work relationships work”, he has a Ph.D in Counselling Psychology from George State University, a Masters Counselling from Arizona State University and a BA Christian Education from Wheaton College. A lifetime devoted to teaching leaders and organisations on how to communicate authentic appreciation has been the backbone to his career as a psychologist at Prairie View Inc, Director of Family Coaching at Navitas, and currently, the Owner/President of Family Business Resources and Appreciation at Work.

Paul talks about:

  • Starting out as an observer and over time developing into a leader.
  • What needs do you see out there that aren’t being met?
  • New York Times best seller The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.
  • Created Motivating by Appreciation Inventory online assessment.
  • 5 Languages of Workplace Appreciation with Dr Gary Chapman.
  • Praising or complementing someone with Words of Affirmation.
  • Focused attention and listening to people during Quality time.
  • Help people get things done that they value through Acts of service.
  • Connect people through Tangible gifts that show you know them.
  • Spontaneous celebrations in the workplace through Physical touch.
  • People want to feel valued and appreciated beyond their production and performance.
  • 79% of people leave a job do so because of a lack of appreciation.
  • People want to be appreciated by all members of an organisation.
  • Remote employees like visual connectivity.

Active CEO Performance Tip

Improve your CEO PERFORMANCE HABITS – Some of your habits aren’t supporting being a high performing leader or leading high performing teams. Remove negative habits and replace them with positive ones. 3 Steps to improving your CEO Performance Habits: 1. Identify and write down your positive and negative performance habits. 2. Then establish ways to move negative habits into positive ones or remove them. 3. Monitor them daily.

Tweets

“Not so competitive in leadership senses. If people are leading well, them I am happy to follow them” Dr Paul White discusses knowing when to lead and when to follow, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Its about the leadership and understanding the importance of their people.” Workplace Appreciation with Dr Paul White, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Dr Paul White www.drpaulwhite.com
Appreciation at Work www.appreciationatwork.com
Dr Paul White LinkedIn
Dr Paul White Twitter
Motivation By Appreciation Inventory www.mbainventory.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

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Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
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active CEO Podcast 106 Kathy Robinson The Athena Principles

active CEO Podcast #106 Kathy Robinson The Athena Principles

active CEO Podcast 106 Kathy Robinson The Athena Principles

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Kathy Robinson about the Athena Principles, how a vacation to Alaska began her wellness quest, having an ultramarathon mentality, the layers of Wall Street and becoming an entrepreneur.

We also delve into the wellness taboo, transitioning out of a career in financial audit and risk, one size fits one, developing a wellness program based on risk principles and why having a life outside of work is so important.

Kathy Robinson – The Athena Principles

Kathy Robinson is a former Fortune 500 corporate disciple who found her inner self through becoming an author, speaker and certified wellness coach with Athena Wellness. She is a passionate wellness coach who has infectious energy, completed her first ultramarathon at age 54, lives by the philosophy “one size fits one” and is the author of The Athena Principles

Her career has involved senior executive roles in Audit at Credit Lyonnais, Citi, Morgan Stanley and ADP, before embarking he an author, speaker and certified wellness coach. As an auditor she assessed the wellness of Fortune 500 corporations, now she assess personal lives as they navigate through personal midlife transitions.

Kathy talks about:

  • Having an immigrant mentality of a hard work ethic.
  • Drive to wanting to have a different side of life for herself.
  • Why she felt she couldn’t make an impact in CITIbank with 340,000 staff.
  • Ending up burnt out, while loving work at JP Morgan
  • Making the decision to Investment in herself through health and wellness.
  • Why she was dying and withering on the vine.
  • Retiring at age 55 from the corporate world, just before COVID-19.
  • Why she never really identified with her corporate life.
  • The Athena Principles.
  • Wellness is based on risk management principles.
  • Wellness is the things that you do, the result of how we feel is well-being.
  • There is nothing that I can tell a client that they already don’t know.
  • What is One size fits one.
  • Most important Athena Principle right now is self-compassion.
  • Sustaining productivity over time requires an Ultramarathon mentality.
  • What it was like to cross an ultra-marathon finish line at age 54.
  • Listening to a lot of podcasts and coming up with lots of business ideas

Active CEO Performance Tip

Listening Is The Sound Of Intelligence – Do you find yourself talking more than other people in the room? Listening is the art of understanding and connecting with people. Many people think they need to speak more to be heard and show they either understand a topic or have the answer. Asking a question and intentionally focusing on listening is the art of intelligence. 3 ways to be more intelligent. 1. Ask a question 2. Listen intently 3. Ask another question

Tweets

“We want to lead authentically, but do we bring our whole selves.” Kathy Robinson speaks about being the workplace wellness whisperer, on the active CEO Podcast.

“By taking care of yourselves and taking that investment, you are going to show up in a way that is more to people.” Kathy Robinson speaks about the benefits of the Athena Principles, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Kathy Robinson LinkedIn
Kathy Robinson www.athenawellness.com
The Athena Principles Link
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Book – The Athena Principles Amazon

Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
How Exercise Enhances A Leaders Performance Read Article
Four Basic Fundamentals Of Being A High Performing Leader Read Article
How To Be A High Performing Leader In 2020 Read Article
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active CEO Podcast #104 Mark Weatherall Te Araroa Surf Lifesaving New Zealand

active CEO Podcast #104 Mark Weatherall Leading The Great Outdoors

active CEO Podcast #104 Mark Weatherall Te Araroa Surf Lifesaving New Zealand Leading The Great Outdoors
Mark Weatherall – CEO Te Araroa

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Mark Weatherall about leading the great outdoors, being a decisive leader, creating a winning environment, managing sports tribunal inquiries and being CEO of Canoe Racing New Zealand.

We also delve into the lessons in leadership growing up in surf lifesaving and being in the great outdoors, the power of values, and why you should walk the Te Araroa trail and see the amazing world of New Zealand.

Mark Weatherall – Leading The Great Outdoors

Mark Weatherall is an enthusiastic and self starting CEO who has overseen the growth of Olympic Programs, serving the community through surf lifesaving and a guardian of the 3,000km Te Araroa trail, which extends the length of New Zealand.

He studied a Bachelor of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management majoring in Sport Management, from Lincoln University. His career has included managerial roles at Surf Lifesaving Otago and Surf Lifesaving New Zealand, and has held CEO roles at Poverty Bay Rugby, Canoe Racing NZ and currently Te Araroa Trust.

In his spare time he is the most successful Team Manager for the Black Fins Surf Lifesaving Team, winning the 2012, 2014 and 2016 World Championship titles. I am excited to bring you high performing leader who is passionate about photography and loves spending time with his children in the great outdoors whether it be fishing, hunting, diving or camping, Mark Weatherall.

Mark talks about:

  • Being the quiet person who is happy to empower people to step up and get things done.
  • Sport as an enabler to save lives in surf lifesaving.
  • Managing the Black Fins Surf Lifesaving New Zealand team to beat Australia
  • Developing the belief that they could win a World title.
  • Clarity on values, responsibilities and roles created winners.
  • Creating better people for being involved in the Black Finz
  • Leveraging Lisa Carrington’s Olympic Gold medals.
  • Reconnecting with clubs at Canoe Racing NZ.
  • Huge challenge to change from an individual to a team focus.
  • The fastest boat or the four fastest paddlers.
  • Geoff Barry telling Mark to be more decisive
  • If I go it wrong, my reputation as a CEO could have been in tatters
  • People walking the length of the country on the Te Araroa trail.
  • Parents and the pressure they place on kids and coaches
  • New Zealand 3,000km walkway, the most diverse walking trail in the world
  • Managing group of staff to now managing myself

Active CEO Performance Tip

Your Dreams Don’t Stop! Have you felt like the wind has been taken out of your sails and you have taken a step back from your dreams?Your dreams don’t stop because hard work turned up. This is your calling, your time to step up and take ownership of your dreams. Dreams don’t come easy. Embrace the pain, embrace the hardwork and you will be rewarded. Start with 3 steps to reconnect with your dreams. 1. Push reset 2. Reconfirm your dreams 3. Take action

Tweets

“Challenge in balancing your life when working a role like that when you become something to everyone.” Mark Weatherall talks about leading not-for-profit organisation, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Be better tomorrow than what you are today.” Mark Weatherall speaks about creating a winning culture, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Mark Weatherall LinkedIn
Mark Weatherall Facebook
Te Araroa Trail NZ www.teararoa.org.nz
NRG2Perform www.nrg2perform.com
World Sport Coach www.worldsportcoach.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
How Exercise Enhances A Leaders Performance Read Article
Four Basic Fundamentals Of Being A High Performing Leader Read Article
How To Be A High Performing Leader In 2020 Read Article
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#103 – Be Your OWN CEO Link
#102 – Scott Leggo An Eye For Detail Link
#101 – Own Your OWN VULNERABILITY Link
#100 – Sandhya Shetty Supermodel To Global Influencer Link
#99 – Build Your OWN TRIBE Link
#98 – Shannan Gove (Rosterfy) Building Motivated Workforces Link
#97 – Own Your OWN GRATITUDE Link
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