The Zoë Routh Leadership Podcast is designed to give you LEADERSHIP TIPS on: corporate culture, employee engagement, strategic thinking, personal excellence.
Dissolve your blocks and become a truly Boundless Leader.
Do you have any bad habits? How many times have you tried to break them? New book by James Clear is an awesome antidote to intractable bad habits, and creating ones that nudge us towards what we really want. I walk you through the key points, and use myself as a guinea pig. (Nothing like fear of public shaming to create accountability!)
How to avoid being a Sea Squirt and not eat your own brain
Real behaviour change is identity change
Four steps to real change: cue, craving, response, and reward.
Do you ever wonder, ‘Am I living a life well-lived? Am I doing enough? Am I living up to my potential? Or am I wasting my time, letting life slip me by…’ If you have, then this podcast episode for you! I share the 9 principles for being an AMPLIFIER - someone who looks beyond results to true transformation, and life well-lived.
How being bored jolted me into a life-changing question: ‘what is a life well-lived?’
Jason Fried of Basecamp does not have goals or targets - he has 6 week improvement projects instead
Why RESULTS are for transformation, not for goals.
Do you jam your day with back to back appointments? Do you have a crushing sense of not enough time in the day? Do you rush from one thing to the next? This is not helping. You don’t optimise productivity by squeezing more in your calendar. You become more productive when you manage the gaps better.
The Boundless Leadership paradox: no borders and no barriers means we also have to work with limitations
5 reasons why gaps - and naps - help your brain defrag
How to take an effective break
Ever been told that your behaviour was having a negative impact on others? This kind of feedback is confronting! None of us intentionally try to be a jerk. And yet we might be coming across as less than our ideal selves. There are important people reading maps to be mindful of, and language patterns to navigate.
Dig below the surface and map read human emotions with this change trigger tool
Be mindful of language patterns that are aggressive and passive aggressive (3 types to avoid)
WHY you need to avoid dramatic and downplaying language
CEO turnover is less than five years. How then do you stay relevant and fresh 13 years into the role? CEO of Australian Pork Limited, Andrew Spencer shares his key lessons from 13 years at the helm.
How failure is essential to leadership
The one thing that really gets you earning your money as a CEO
How a simple shift in terminology changed an entire approach as an industry
How we do leadership can change over time, as we (hopefully) mature and develop. These shifts are not always easy and can be quite confronting! The most challenging transition is going from expert to manager. When we get promoted because we are technically good at our job and then discover that managing others is a whole new ball game.
What happens when how we see the world completely changes
What kinds of things can trigger a stage transition
The 3 skills to keep in mind as you move through a stage transition
Ever read a book that changed how you see the world? This book did that for me. Now I understand compulsive tidying, and why some people match their clothes peg colours when they do laundry (and why I want to do that too now!)
4 environments that you can use to engineer your evolution
10 principles of joyful environments
Why plants are the secret to joy
What happens when you reach the lofty heights of CEO success? Do you rest on your laurels and get complacent? Or do you double down and burnout? Both are big risks for leaders. There is a third option: move from Achiever to Amplifier.
How complacency kills courage and creativity
Why we head towards burnout
Three things we need to change if we are going to have more impact without burnout
I first met Jason when I was working at Outward Bound and Jason was training as a massage therapist. His practice as a therapist, healer, and advisor evolved over the years. He helped me t through my cancer treatment, through a difficult career transition, and over the last couple of years has been instrumental in helping me stay grounded and energised as my business exploded in growth.
In this interview, we dive straight into his techniques as a practitioner, and use me as guinea pig. I share a personal challenge and we flesh out how to process it, come to terms with it, and transform it for a growth opportunity.
What sacred geometry shape to use when dealing with a ‘block’ or problem
How to make peace with your feelings
The alternative to affirmations that creates long-term sustainable change.
Laura Marshall is a school teacher and endurance athlete. She is competing in the Enduroman Arch to Arc, a mega triathlon where she will run from London to Dover, swim the English Channel, and then ride to Paris.
We discuss WHY would anyone do such a physical feat
What it takes in terms of training
How to endure the monotony, and what she discovered.