E82 - How to spread inspiration like wildfire - Interview with Richard Nongard

E82 - How to spread inspiration like wildfire - Interview with Richard Nongard

To go viral is to excite the imagination and spread a message. Beyond silly memes, how do we engage the hearts and minds of the people we lead and the people we serve? There are critical skills and daily habits to make sure we are reaching as many people as we can, in the best way possible. We explore the strategies with Richard Nongard, author of Viral Leadership: Seize the Power of Now to Create Lasting Transformation in Business.

  • Intention vs goal-setting: the subtle difference that creates real results.

  • Four ways of gaining buy-in from every stakeholder.

  • The habits that commit leadership to the subconscious mind.

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E81 - 4 factors for success as an executive, a riveting chat with Ron Carucci, co-author of Rising to Power

E81 - 4 factors for success as an executive, a riveting chat with Ron Carucci, co-author of Rising to Power

More than 50% of executives fail within their first 18 months of their new role. After 10 years plus of research, Ron Carucci, HBR and Forbes contributor and global leadership consultant, reveals what are the skills you need to avoid these failures. A riveting interview where we look at critical aspects of leadership to ensure success long-term at the highest levels of leadership. A must listen for all new, and established, executives.

  • Forfeiting power, not abusing it, is one of the biggest downfalls of executives

  • Know what kind of decision-maker you are and declare the decision-making process ahead of any meeting

  • How to recover from a major career disaster

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E80 - Composure: How to be calm when things are tough

E80 - Composure: How to be calm when things are tough

Composure is the doorway to better leadership. It allows us to respond rather than react, and to make better decisions as a result. I wrote a whole book about it! Here are some key insights to help you.

  • How to tame the dragons, our innermost fears, and make them serve us rather than slay us

  • How to use quests to best express our personal purpose

  • How to use crucibles to explore what we are capable of

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E79 - Boundless Leadership: How to beat the winter blues

E79 - Boundless Leadership: How to beat the winter blues

Winter can be a real bummer. If you find yourself wanting to crawl in to a hole and hibernate, fear not! Here’s how to make the most of the winter, while honouring the desire to curl up and sleep.

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder: signs and evolutionary reasons of its impact

  • Learning from the Norwegians and other northern hemisphere folk

  • The Be-Think-Do strategy for hibernation, and what we can learn from bears

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E78 - Boundless Leadership: Secrets of Navy SEALs

E78 - Boundless Leadership: Secrets of Navy SEALs

Navy SEALs are some of the toughest human beings on the planet. Their training is brutal. Their war experiences even more so. What can we learn from them as leaders?

  • War stories: experiencing the warrior life

  • Warrior mindset: books that take us through the primal high performance mind

  • Fit as a SEAL: workouts and mindset training from the super elite

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E77 - 3 journeys you need to take to be Boundless

E77 - 3 journeys you need to take to be Boundless

Adventure is an essential aspect of being a Boundless Leader - to explore new horizons keeps us in growth and contribution. Yet not all journeys need to be physical. There are 3 journeys you can explore to expand your capacity as a leader.

  • Insights from the Jatbula trail

  • What focus we need as Boundless Leaders

  • How do you ‘spend’ a day?

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E76 - Boundless Leadership: Build connection in tech, without tech, at Fireside Conference!

E76 - Boundless Leadership: Build connection in tech, without tech, at Fireside Conference!

Camp is not a ‘thing’ in Australia. And it totally should be! Daniel Levine, entrepreneur in the tech and legal space, has been hosting a unique and powerful tech community event since 2015. He’s got a great philosophy when it comes to creating meaningful connections - a great way to be a boundless leader.

  • The recipe for great connections and a meaningful event: it starts with the premise, “Attendee first”, and “Disconnect to connect”.

  • Best tips include: no name tags, no VIP break outs, speakers stay for the entire event, all inclusive ticket, and choose your own adventure.

  • All we can do as leaders is “set the table”, do that right, and things progress well.

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E75 - Boundless Leadership: Stop self sabotage and re-set now!

E75 - Boundless Leadership: Stop self sabotage and re-set now!

Ever find yourself doing something you know is bad for you? Could be food, staying up late, drinking one too many gin and tonics...We’ve all got an inner saboteur. Here’s how to rein it in and get rest, back on track.

  • How to tighten up your red line so you’re not driving on empty

  • Know your red flags to stop the downward spiral

  • 4 steps to re-set that are completely do-able and will get you back on track, fast!

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E74 - Boundless Leadership: Why beliefs matter

E74 - Boundless Leadership: Why beliefs matter

Want to play a bigger game? How about being part of a community of game changers? Of folks who want to create great cultures? Of leaders who want to make a big difference and contribution? Here are some insights of what you need to believe in order to make a bigger impact.

  • What a transexual person’s story can mean for the future of humanity

  • The four beliefs you need to know in order to craft your leadership focus

  • Why stories matter

E73 - Boundless Leadership: Community and why we need to step up

E73 - Boundless Leadership: Community and why we need to step up

Being lonely sucks. We can be surrounded by people and feel completely alone. Community matters! Here’s how we can create it.

  • Three levels of community participation.

  • What separates leaders from participants and why it’s not all that altruistic.

  • The currencies we gain from each level of participation.

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