Legacy Human Behaviour in organisations is colliding with a Digital Future. This podcast series explores how business leaders and the cultures they create, need to become "Future Fit" in order to overcome that and gain the competitive advantage that comes with successful digital transformation.
Future Fit - Leaders need to be Heavy Chefs - Interview with Fred Roed
As business becomes obsessed with Digital Transformation we are finding more and more rhetoric from leaders that talk the talk but don't walk the walk. The concept of Heavy Chef is all about "never trusting a skinny chef". Don't trust people that talk but don't do. Trust the doers, trust the heavy chefs.
In this interview, Mike chats to Fred Roed, founder of the Heavy Chef organisation. Fred is an award-winning CEO in the digital space. He has been awarded "Most valuable contribution to digital - A lifetime achievement award" in the South African digital marketing space. He was also named one of the top creatives to watch in Fast Company Magazine.
In this episode, Fred shares with us the principle of being a Heavy Chef and why it's such an important factor in becoming a Future Fit Leader.
Future Fit - Driving Innovation - Interview with Dave Duarte
Improved productivity and competitiveness, reduced costs and improved profitability. These are some of the benefits of innovation. But if the benefits of innovation are so evident, why aren’t all companies innovating?
In this interview Mike chats to Dave Duarte, one of The World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders. Dave is a speaker, entrepreneur, and impact marketer. From inspiring world leaders at Davos through to building social movements in line with the United Nations Global Goals, Dave has experienced the best and worst of organisations trying to innovate in a rapidly changing world.
In this episode Dave shares a framework he has implemented successfully called PARTS (People, Artefacts, Rituals, Tools and Stories), which Future Fit leaders can adopt to start developing an innovation culture within their organisations, as opposed to just being innovative on an ad hoc basis.
Future Fit - How Leaders need to change - Interview with Verity Price
Mike Perk interviews leadership consultant, coach and change agent, Verity Price and asks what is leaderships responsibility in a digital future and how do they become more comfortable leading in a space where they no longer have all the answers.
Getting Future Fit
The first episode introduces the concept of Future Fitness.
Successful Digital Transformation is a combination of Tech and People focus and its success starts and ends with leadership.
This podcast series explores the attributes, attitudes and action that research is showing Future Fit leaders around the globe are exhibiting.
Mike Perk will interview thought leaders with the aim to stimulate critical thinking for leaders that wish to become future fit.