Joe Abboud is a big thinker with big ambitions to live a contented life. Day to day, his passion is property investment and solving the often complex problems that come with making change. But he’s fired by a larger quest to encourage, inspire and learn. In this series, Joe connects with a range of people and personalities from all over, pondering everything from politics to policy, leadership to life.
Recap: Our first 10 episodes
From how it began to where we are now, Developmental: property & the mind has remained a place that connects people and personalities – and opens up (sometimes deeper than expected) discussions outside your typical property report.
Nine people, 11 episodes and countless downloads later, Joe Abboud reconnects with his first guest Holly Reynolds, Managing Director of Left Field Communications to provide a snappy recap of the show’s guests and lessons.
Think Fast, Act Faster
Have you ever wanted an insight into one of Australia’s most experienced minds in the property game?
As one of the most skilled, and trusted, property agents in the game, Peter Chittenden, Managing Director of Residential at Colliers International, has helped many of Australia’s leading property developers identify and sell through some of the most significant communities in the country. Listen today, as Joe and Peter unpack the world of property.
When your world is spinning out of control
In Episode 9 of Developmental, Joe Abboud is joined by Priscilla Tran, one of the property industry’s most influential young leaders.
As Development Manager of affordable housing at City West Housing, winner of the UDIA NSW’s Young Leader’s Award for Excellence 2019 and PowerHousing Australia’s Rising Star Award 2019 and mentor to rising stars alike, Priscilla, has not only shaped her career – but navigated her way through deeply personal challenges – by taking control of her life.
What does it take to make real change?
In this Episode of Developmental, we hear from an expert who has coached some of Australia’s most prominent business leaders through career-defining decisions. Over 30 years, Craig has led teams to deliver multimillion-dollar projects, overseen successful company takeovers and advised businesses throughout major transformations.
With a desire to genuinely help people, Craig has seen first-hand what makes a leader successful and why others struggle.
Every life matters
In this Episode of Developmental, Joe speaks with the Rev Keith Garner from Wesley Mission, traversing the tough terrain of homelessness, mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence. And the critical role Wesley Mission plays in our communities to do all the good they can. Hear how Wesley Mission CEO the Rev Keith Garner, driven by faith and supported by family, has been able to dedicate not only his career but his life to helping those most in need.
What’s your game plan?
In this Episode of Developmental, Joe delves into Professor Ed Blakely’s story to understand the impact of life lessons from his 107-year-old great grandfather, how sport and excelling became his bedrock, and how his own determination to continually improve has created a treasury of experiences he might never have imagined.