Join Stephanie Christopher, CEO at TEC (The Executive Connection) as she sits down with successful business leaders and inspiring guests covering wide-ranging conversations on all things leadership, exploring the questions that are top of mind for SME business leaders. Guests share tactical insights and takeaways to inform and inspire you every time you listen. Success thrives on different perspectives.
If you are passionate about growth, improving your decision making or just interested in what's going on in the world of the midsized or small business then this podcast is for you.
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Youcef's story is inspirational and shows incredible resilience. He talks about his journey and the hurdles that he overcame to achieve his Olympic dream. His journey starts in a small village in Algeria with one TV channel and a school 6kms from home at the bottom of a mountain. At the age of 18 something went terribly wrong and Youcef Abdi had 24 hours to escape an Algerian military training camp in the desert - One day to make up his mind about where to spend the rest of his life, never giving up on his Olympic dream.
Wearing All The Hats - Start ups
Ben Grozier shares his top tips for start-ups and the many hats that founders/owners and CEOs wear. Hear about the benefits of creating a frictionless culture that speeds up the pathway to success and applying the First Principals approach 'What's the problem and what's the solution - what do I need to achieve and how do I achieve it - Ben calls this 'Mindset innovation'.
Leadership Across Boundaries
Martin Cayzer talks about what he got right and leadership lessons learned about leading teams across boundaries. Hear how Martin fostered collaboration and how he used imagery to drive focus and clarity for success.
Excited to jump into a CEO role for a division of a larger European company with multiple offices and locations throughout the US, UK and Europe. His objective at the time was to bring this collection of businesses together under one umbrella to form a truly global enterprise. Martin underestimated the power, but also the challenge of bringing a team together, specifically leadership teams, across boundaries: geographic, time zone, cultural, disciplines, and language to name a few.
Predator or Prey, how will you emerge from the current disruption?
Disruption is a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Matthew Tice, CEO at Insurgence, will challenge your thinking and discuss ways to transform disruption into a source of permanent competitive advantage.
A worst-case scenario plan will help you visualise different strategic approaches and navigate through uncertainty. Will you emerge from current disruption as a Predator or Prey?
The 3 elements of the COVID vaccine challenge with Jayden Rogers
Linear Clinical Research is conducting the first human trials of a coronavirus vaccine right here in Australia. CEO and TEC member Jayden Rogers shares why it takes so long to develop and market a vaccine for COVID-19 and what he's learned from this experience as a leader.
Jayden is passionate about innovation in healthcare. He reflects on the value of a diverse group of peers that share insights, challenges and opportunities.
How to Manage Difficult Conversations
Difficult conversations can be a lot easier if we change our way of thinking in advance. In this podcast, Deborah Burt shares her recipe.
Start with accepting that there are 3 versions to every story and that they co-exist; check your feelings and assumptions - ask questions and finally, agreement doesn't mean a solution, it's an agreement to move forward towards a solution.
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Leadership is important for us all to learn. Stephanie is a great host with so much experience and I can’t wait to hear and learn more from her and others she brings onto the show. All who aspire to be leaders should be subscribed to this show and should take notes.