Archive for November, 2020

Podcasts for uncertain times #4

If you are like us, we find podcasts to be an easy way to access new information or gain different perspectives. For one thing, they are great for making effective use of time when you are travelling, or you need a break from sitting in front of your computer.

So again we have made a small selection from the plethora of podcasts that are available, that we hope they appeal to a range of needs and interests.

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Balancing it all

It is not easy being a CEO or Board member in today’s tumultuous times, balancing so many factors simultaneously. This paper lays out a strategic pathway through what are multi-level highly dynamic forces at work. He draws on learnings from a number of fields including Rio Tinto’s self-induced misfortunes earlier this year.

He describes what has to be done by CEOs and Boards to not end up in a similar predicament

Click here to download the paper, Balancing It All.

Tim Dalmau

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Mind games: speaking to large groups

This week I’ve been working with a great group of people and a recurring theme has come up, something I come across often: fear and anxiety speaking in front of a large group of people.

Many people were confident speaking in front of a group early in their careers or as young adults, yet as their careers have progressed, despite their increasing capabilities in their roles, they find now themselves becoming increasingly anxious at the thought of having to deliver a presentation or speak to a large group.

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Learning to Lead

What makes for good leadership development?

Jill address this question, after having seen a recently released Australian documentary, The Leadership. The documentary focused on 76 women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) who embarked on a leadership development program which included a voyage to Antarctica. Download her paper to read her reflections on this film and what to her are the critical elements of any worthwhile approach to developing leaders.

Click here to download the paper, Learning to Lead.

Jill Tideman

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