The What's NXT Podcast where thought leaders from around the globe share their global insights on leadership, innovation, agility & change.
S2 #8: Digital Identity with John Phillips
A deep and relevant conversation with our podcast guest John Phillips, an expert in Digital Trust frameworks. John shares his expertise in digital trust technologies and how it provides opportunities for radically improving digital trust for people, organisations, and things at a personal, social and global scale. We also conversed about digital identity and its impact to industry and enterprise.
ABOUT JOHN PHILLIPS
John Phillips is an expert in Digital Trust frameworks (including Self-Sovereign Identity), is a co-founder of Sezoo, and leads the 460degrees Ventures, Emerging Technology and Education practices.
John believes that open-standard digital trust technologies such as verifiable credentials and decentralised identifiers provide an opportunity for radically improving digital trust for people, organisations, and things at a personal, social and global scale. He sees the application of these technologies as a disruptive force for improvement, and wants to be a catalyst for that change, helping people and organisations navigate their way to a better future.
Focused on Digital Trust initiatives since 2017, John was one of the global authors invited to contribute to the "Self-Sovereign Identity Decentralized digital identity and verifiable credentials" book, and wrote the chapter on explaining the value of SSI to business.
Since co-founding Sezoo in 2021, John has worked with the Sezoo team on digital trust projects with Australian Federal and State governments, major financial institutions and scheme operators, and medical data research organisations.
S2 #7: Agile Transformation Using the Integral Model with Michele Madore
A fun, reflective, and compelling conversation with Michele Madore, Founder and Managing Member of Trans4mation and the co-author of the book "Agile Transformation: Using the Integral Agile Transformation Framework to Think and Lead Differently". This episode focuses on reflections of transformational journey and we contemplate about our own experiences and how we get there in the most transformational and least disruptive way. We also dig into referencing the colors and the different levels of vertical development.
ABOUT MICHELE MADORE
Michele Madore, Founder, Managing Member of Trans4mation, draws on a nearly 30-year career as leader, consultant, coach, and employee to help develop Agile coaches, leaders, and organizations.
She is also the Co-Author of the recently published book "Agile Transformation: Using the Integral Agile Transformation Framework to Think and Lead Differently". She has spent 15 years helping organizations journey humanely to agility, and has coached hundreds of Agile Coaches.
A Professional Integral Coach (ICCP-2), she applies the Integral Agile Transformation Framework™ to help leaders succeed with their Agile transformations.
Book: Agile Transformation: Using the Integral Agile Transformation Framework to Think and Lead Differently by Michael Spayd, Michele Madore
S2 #6: Leadership & The Role of High Quality Connections with Becky Andree
CEO of Vertical Leadership Consulting, Dr. Becky Andree is our podcast guest for our episode called Leadership & the Role of High Quality Connections. We had an insightful conversation that revolved around leadership, perspectives, complexity of thinking - how it impacts the way in which we connect with other humans, and so much more.
We also talked about her approach and research on how perspectival action (perspective taking, perspective seeking, and perspective coordinating) skills contribute or enable high quality connections, those exchanges that leave us feeling energised.
ABOUT DR. BECKY ANDREE
Dr. Becky Andree is CEO of Vertical Leadership Consulting, designing thinking and connection solutions that activate untapped potential while training leaders' brains to thrive in a complex world. VLC specifically targets two root causes – missing high-quality connections that create life-giving experiences for all and capacity for complexity of thinking for individual leaders and the collective organisation. Her research and interventions have been described as “powerful”, “unique and challenging”, and “providing the disruption needed to further develop capacities”. As an international talent management visionary, leadership development expert and connections architect, she combines 25+ years in Fortune 500 companies and PhD research to understand first-hand the pressures, stress, and complexity in organisations today.
S2 #5: Leadership Development: The Stages Model with Terri O'Fallon
In this podcast episode, Terri O’Fallon takes us to the STAGES Model, an integrally based development model that charts human development from infancy to the highest levels of development that humans are capable of.
Join us as delve deeper into confronting our shadows and how embracing and just trying to stay “healthy” through these developmental stages can help our transformational journey.
ABOUT TERRI O’FALLON
Terri O'Fallon is a researcher, teacher, coach, spiritual director and designer of transformative containers. She is a leader on the frontier of transformational change in organisations and individuals and does ongoing research on the Integral STAGES developmental model which supports a MetAware tier with four later levels of development.
Her interests lie in the living experiments of evolutionary human systems, and levels of development from cradle to grave.
Terri is a partner of STAGES International, which creates programs based on the STAGES model. Terri holds Masters degrees in Special Education, in Spiritual direction and an Integral PhD in Transformative Learning and Change.
Ordinariness continues to bring her home to the practical living, breathing appreciation of the simple things in life. We wake up every morning. We grow up, quite naturally. We live through joys and sorrows, We grow old. What remains is listening, gratitude, compassion, love, forgiveness, and generosity—lifelong lessons that never seem to end.
Stages International: https://www.stagesinternational.com/
S2 #4: Leadership Transformation and Assessment with Benny Ausmus
Benny Ausmus, CEO and founder of Big Change Group and author of Amazon best selling book, The Transformational Leadership Compass, joins What’s NXT Podcast to talk about role complexity, assessments and mental ability as the greatest predictor of role performance variance. We also take a look at the current obstacles being faced in recruitment and why we need to change organisations’ approach to hiring and selection in this new world of work.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Benny Ausmus is an Educator and CEO of Big Change Group. Big Change partners with visionary leaders to design and develop the organisations of the future.
He is also the author of Amazon best selling book The Transformational Leadership Compass where he lays out this dynamic system of transformation to help leaders create the big changes required to adapt, thrive, and shape the future.
Big Change Group: https://www.bigchange.group
Book: The Transformational Leadership Compass: A Dynamic Coaching System for Creating Big Change (Lioncrest Publishing; February 5, 2021)
S2 #3: Organisational Irony and the Future of Leadership with Dr. Richard Claydon
In our new episode called Organisational Irony and the Future of Leadership with Dr. Richard Claydon, we speak with Dr. Richard Claydon about the future of work, organisational irony, and building organisations of the future. It was an absolute pleasure hearing his insights and all his amazing work that accelerate leadership development.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Dr. Richard Claydon is the Chief Cognitive Officer of EQ Lab, an extended intelligence network focused on the future of leadership, culture, management, engagement and risk. His research on value-creating behaviours in toxic, rigid or autocratic organisational environments has been described as "a touchstone for future work in management and organisation", "outstanding in daring and imagination" and "thinking at the forefront of modern discussion and debate". He teaches the leadership module for Macquarie Business School's world-leading, future-focused Global MBA.
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EQ Lab: https://www.eqlab.co/