Conversations about Leadership, Innovation, Faith and Entrepreneurship
Episode 19 - No Such Thing as a Bad Idea.
The only bad idea is one that is implemented without scrutiny. "But it's my idea! How dare you criticise it!" Heard that before? Then you'll be interested in what David and Dave have to say about how we generate and assess ideas. Listen Here
Episode 18 - The Danger of the CEO's Shower
"The CEO's shower is the most dangerous place in this company." Dave C actually said that in a meeting of very senior staff at the company he was working at. It certainly got people's attention. The problem was, whenever the CEO had a bright idea (in the shower or elsewhere) he'd share it with someone who heard "This is a well thought out proposal with my support, please make it so." Whether it was the intention of the CEO or not, this culture was at odds with an emerging design culture that was trying to be discipled, rather than reactive, in developing new products and services for customers. Listen here. Find the podcast on itunes here.
Episode 17 - Leadership and Identity
In this episode, David Jones is in conversation with Lisa Kelly from Adelaide in South Australia. They talk about leadership, passion and identity. Resources. Lead with Wisdom by Mark Strom Listen here.
Episode 16 - Survivors of Trauma
In this episode, Dave Cornford talks with Barb Shearer-Jones on the issue of caring for survivors of trauma and abuse. Barb is the former Chair of Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) , and brings a practical perspective to this challenging and sensitive issue. Resources Mandatory Reporting This page examines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to government child protection services in Australia.1 Blue Knot Foundation - 1300 657 380 Counselling and support for survivors Bravehearts Inc - 1800 272 831 Counselling and support for survivors, child protection advocacy Care Leavers Australasia Network - 1800 008 774 Support and advocacy for Forgotten Australians Child Migrants Trust - 1800 040 509 Social work services for Former Child Migrants, including counselling and support for family reunions Child Wise - 1800 991 099 Trauma informed telephone and online counselling for childhood abuse. Training and organisational capacity building on child abuse prevention Children and Young People with Disability Australia - 1800 222 660/03 9417 1025 National peak body for children and young people with disability. Provides information and systemic representation Healing Foundation - There is no phone number to contact the Healing Council. Please contact using their website. Service to help build the capacity of Indigenous organisations and support the development of the Link Up network In Good Faith Foundation - 03 9326 1190 Independent advocacy, case work, referral and support to aid recovery for victims, their families and communities responding to clergy, religious and lay abuse. On the Line Australia Inc - 1300 78 99 78 National telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns People with Disability Australia - 1800 422 015/TTY: 1800 422 016 National telephone line to provide information and referrals to people with disabilities Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia - 1800 211 028 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault Tzedek - 1300 893 335 Advocacy, referrals and support services to people who have experienced religious/clergy abuse, with a focus on the Jewish community Listen here.
Episode 15 - What is Vision?
In this Episode, we explore Vision, Mission, Purpose and a few other buzzwords besides. What are they, when do they help, and when do you even need them? Listen here Find the podcast on itunes here.
Episode 14 - Interview with Stephen McAlpine
Stephen McAlpine is a church planter, blogger and writer from Perth, Western Australia. In this interview with Dave Cornford, Stephen talks particularly about the importance of - understanding context - the liturgy of life as well as the "thick" liturgy of worship - leadership in church planting. This conversation with a seasoned practitioner is sure to inspire you! Links: Stephen's blog. Desiring the Kingdom - Jamie Smith Listen here: Find the podcast on itunes here.