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 Podcast 144 Bo Brabo White House Leadership Values

active CEO Podcast #144 Bo Brabo White House Leadership Values

active CEO Podcast 144 Bo Brabo White House Leadership Values

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Bo Brabo about White House Leadership Values, Zero Defect environment, leading communication teams for US President George W Bush and Barak Obama, and Presidential Quality.

We also discuss building systems and leading people within, values based leadership, constant and never ending improvement, and his new book Battlefield to the White House to The Boardroom.

Bo Brabo – White House Leadership Values

Bo is a former Presidential Communications Officer for President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama, who served with the US Army in Iraq, is an executive leadership coach, and the author of the book “From the Battlefield, to the White House, to the Boardroom. Known as a consummate professional, Bo is regarded for his servant and pragmatic leadership, is an inspirational keynote speaker, and believes values drives results.

His education includes an Associate of Science in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Strayer University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He has held Director roles in Human Resources with the US Army, Whitehouse Communications Agency, SimVentions, Permuta Technologies, Advantia Health and National Spine and Pain Centres. As an entrepreneur he has founded Brabo West Inc., Hail Media Group Ltd and the Bo and Luke Show Podcast.

Bo talks about:

  • Learn to follow so you can show empathy for those you lead.
  • Supporting a community of 16,000 people overseas.
  • Leading in crisis while in the Iraq combat zone.
  • White House Leadership Values.
  • The reintegration process from Iraq to USA being similar to returning to office after COVID.
  • Prep the battlefield to ensure you exercise, hydrate and eat well
  • Redeployment of athletes, musicians and pilots during COVID
  • Leading communication teams for US President George W Bush and Barak Obama
  • Trust people on the team to get the job done.
  • Modified plan of attack, be ready and agile.
  • Differences in leadership between Presidents George W Bush and Barak Obama
  • Influence, persuade and mobilise followers
  • Get people of different opinions to talk about why they believe a certain way.
  • Culture is a result of Behaviours + Time X number of People in the organisation.
  • Why values matter and drive results.
  • Brabo Centre Of Excellence opening in January 2021.
  • How do I change the tides and turn the HR professionals into leaders?

Tweets

“Are you creating that playbook for the next time it comes?” Bo Brabo talks about the importance of debriefs and the after action review, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Culture is an outcome. It is a result of… Behaviours plus Time multiplied by Everyone in the organisation. That is your culture.” Bo Brabo showcases a simple culture formula, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Bo Brabo www.robertbrabo.com
Bo Brabo Instagram
Bo Brabo Twitter
Bo Brabo LinkedIn
Bo & Luke Show Podcast www.theboandlukeshow.com
Speakers Institute Corporate www.speakersinstitutecorporate.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

BOOK – From the battlefield to the whitehouse to the boardroom Robert “Bo” Brabo

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active CEO Podcast #138 Kine Corder Finding Your Money Mission

active CEO Podcast #138 Kine Corder Finding Your Money Mission

active CEO Podcast #138 Kine Corder Finding Your Money Mission

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Kine Corder about finding your money mission, being born with an extra dose of calm and being a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

We also speak about why high achievers tend to sacrifice their relationships, the differences between masculine and feminine money motivations, and starting the Presidential Experience Private Club.

Kine Corder – Finding Your Money Mission

Kine Corder is a financial therapist, speaker, best-selling author and Prosperity Report “Love & Money” podcast host, who focuses on stress management and mid-life crisis for high performers, and has starred in magazines like Elle and Marie Claire, and on the television sensation Oprah. She is a beautiful leader who has dedicated her life to relieving the pain in the world, volunteering for the wellbeing foundation, being a super grandmother, and performs as a spoken word poet, Kine Corder

Kine has a Bachelor of Arts Media Studies from Columbia College Chicago and Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counselor from Argosy University. Her career has included Event Planner at Innovative Custom Event Designs, Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial Services Inc, Finance Planning Specialist at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and is currently the CEO, Author, Speaker of Presidential Lifestyle Inc.

Kine talks about:

  • Parents encouraging her to be a gut person
  • Writing the book, the art of starting over
  • A life in the entertainment industry
  • Starring on Extreme Makeover
  • Helping people with their money mentality
  • Finding your money mission
  • Money mindset starts at a young age.
  • What brings meaning to your life.
  • The Prosperity Report
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  • Why is everybody in so much pain
  • Stop doing what society told you to do

Tweets

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“I wasn’t getting to know you. Because I was working so hard to try to be whatever it was I thought I needed to be in order for me to show up and be loved.” Learning to love your authentic self with Kine Corder, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Kine Corder LinkedIn
Kine Corder Instagram
Kine Corder  Twitter
Kine Corder Facebook
Prosperity Report Facebook
Presidential Lifestyle Quiz
Presidential Lifestyle www.presidentiallifestyle.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

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