A business podcast to influence progress through genuine, unscripted conversations with modern leaders.
Why we choose to lead with David Hawkins
David Hawkins, the Chairman and Managing Director of BASF Australia, openly discusses why he wants to lead, and the motivations which drive authentic leaders.
Embracing leadership challenges with David Hawkins
David Hawkins, the Chairman and Managing Director of BASF Australia, provides insight into what it's really like to walk a mile in his shoes as an executive. He talks about how leadership has its share of challenges; what it takes for him to do the best that he can for his team and organisation.
Innovation and the generation gap with Joanne Farrell
Joanne Farrell, retired Group Executive HSE and Managing Director Australia from Rio Tinto, shares her take on the generation debate, and the role of young talent in the digital age. She also highlights the importance of psychological safety as a powerful aspect that drives innovation within teams.
Sustainability in mining with Joanne Farrell
Joanne Farrell, retired Group Executive HSE and Managing Director Australia from Rio Tinto, shares her passion for sustainability in mining. She outlines the importance of awareness and environmental responsibility in mining, and provides examples of genuine achievements by Rio Tinto in this space. We also discuss productivity in mining and how this is balanced with genuine efforts by the industry to reduce environmental impacts.
‘Stirring the pot’ with Jan Kwak
Jan Kwak, the Managing Director of Hatch Australia, highlights the importance of asking difficult questions and embracing the uncomfortable. Jan talks about the Socratic Method and why it's important for us to embrace challenging discussions as a vehicle for innovation within teams.
Problems in mining with Jan Kwak
Jan Kwak, the Managing Director of Hatch Australia, meticulously outlines the key aspects to consider as we innovate towards creating a more progressive future of mining. Problems and opportunities considered cover various aspects of mining including tailings, safety, environment, technology and investment.