Welcome to Project Good Boss, the Bambuddha Group podcast dedicated to understanding the business benefits of kindness in leadership. With our special guest each episode, we’ll unpack topics such as leadership equality, leadership psychology, social impact, decent work and economic growth. Good vibes are also a must.
Nicole Done on Neurodiversity Hiring
Nicole Done, is the head of Training and Coaching at Xceptional, which is an award winning firm that celebrates the unique strengths of people with autism. With over 20 years of experience within her field, Nicole shares with us her role as a disability advocate, and helping individuals meet their purpose and reach their fullest potential.
Adam Blatch on Spreading Magic One Step At a Time
Chief Operating Officer at Feel the Magic, Adam Blatch, strives to make a difference in the lives of others everyday. As a passionate and empathetic leader, with extensive experience in coaching, mentoring and developing programs, Adam focuses on shaping his team at Feel the Magic to align their behaviours to their purpose driven organization. Adam has built his expertise working through organizations that benefit our communities and the children growing up in it. Let's take a listen, we can learn a thing or two about spreading our own magic.
Oscar Trimboli on Listening and Leadership
Author, host of the Apple award-winning podcast Deep Listening, and a sought after keynote speaker, Oscar Trimboli has spent his professional career dedicated to the empowerment of better listening. His work in leadership teams from around the world has focused greater attention on building and fixing organisations to make impact , creating powerful legacies along the way. He's a good boss and a good egg, so listen in to hear Oscar chat everything from meditation retreats to female leadership during the Covid pandemic. Yep, we went there!
Bradley Jordan on Kitchen Nightmares and Leading with Empathy
Working in high-stress kitchen environments, Bradley Jordan had worked for every archetype of an angry chef; those demanding better performance and faster food, yelling and swearing and putting employees in their place. After finding himself becoming this very person, the kind he'd long detested working with, Bradley Jordan decided overnight that a kinder structure could be (and needed to be) put in place. One to listen to if you've ever wondered if your own influence could make that shift in your own workplace, and whether you could turn everything around as soon as tomorrow!
Jo O'Brien on Kindness In Early Education
Working hard to embed the philosophies of kindness and empathy into early education, Jo really embodies what it means to be purpose-driven in every aspect of leadership. Jo is the Director and Owner of Platinum Pre School, a long daycare centre with an education curriculum that focuses on kindness and creativity - a unique premise with some astounding results. Jo believes the success of her business comes from the 100% alignment to her own values and using business as a purpose for good. She's full of wisdom and holds one of the strongest commitments to 'being kind' I think I've come across. Listen in!
Raghav Murali-Ganesh on Better Communication
A radiation oncologist who co-founded the award-winning CancerAid app, Raghav Murali-Ganesh not only enables better clinical outcomes for patients but he takes that humanity and that empathy and uses it to run his own business and team. He is a man who leads by example in every way and a leader who I am so humbled to have on the podcast. Tune in for the gamechanging technology, the kindness and the lessons learned.