1 hr 5 min

Ep 23 Rob Chapman On Leading During A Crisis, Nice Guys Finish First, South Australia's Future Rooster Radio - Stories & Insights from Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Business, Health, Tech & More

It was 3am when Rob Chapman received a phone call that no leader could prepare for.

Phil Walsh, the coach of the Adelaide Football Club, had been murdered. As chairman of the club, one of the most high profile sporting teams in Australia, Rob had to lead players, staff, fans and a wider community through an unprecedented time of trauma and emotion.

Rob shares the key moments, including that phone call and through the steps of the leadership and communication response that impacted so many.

While Rob could never be ready to handle such a crisis, his years in business leadership, including roles as CEO of St George Bank and managing director of Bank SA, had taught him a lot about people, both on a personal and public level.

For Rob, it is a case of nice guys finish first - being likeable, a "good bloke", has been a big part in his success. He says he learned many of these traits as the son of a farmer, and in the school boarding house.

Rob's rise to the top in business hasn't been without challenges. Early in his career he pushed himself to the limit, and took risks, while still juggling his role as a husband and father to young children.

Having achieved almost all there is, Rob remains motivated and passionate to see South Australia progress, both in its economy and mindset.

Hosted by Apiro Consulting's Andrew Montesi and Tract Leadership's James Begley.

Connect with Rooster Radio:

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facebook.com/roosterradioHQ

For media, content and marketing services, visit: apiroconsulting.com
For leadership and and high performance services, visit: tractgroup.com.au

It was 3am when Rob Chapman received a phone call that no leader could prepare for.

Phil Walsh, the coach of the Adelaide Football Club, had been murdered. As chairman of the club, one of the most high profile sporting teams in Australia, Rob had to lead players, staff, fans and a wider community through an unprecedented time of trauma and emotion.

Rob shares the key moments, including that phone call and through the steps of the leadership and communication response that impacted so many.

While Rob could never be ready to handle such a crisis, his years in business leadership, including roles as CEO of St George Bank and managing director of Bank SA, had taught him a lot about people, both on a personal and public level.

For Rob, it is a case of nice guys finish first - being likeable, a "good bloke", has been a big part in his success. He says he learned many of these traits as the son of a farmer, and in the school boarding house.

Rob's rise to the top in business hasn't been without challenges. Early in his career he pushed himself to the limit, and took risks, while still juggling his role as a husband and father to young children.

Having achieved almost all there is, Rob remains motivated and passionate to see South Australia progress, both in its economy and mindset.

Hosted by Apiro Consulting's Andrew Montesi and Tract Leadership's James Begley.

Connect with Rooster Radio:

roosterradio.biz
facebook.com/roosterradioHQ

For media, content and marketing services, visit: apiroconsulting.com
For leadership and and high performance services, visit: tractgroup.com.au

1 hr 5 min