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The business analysis and change podcast network devoted to helping you go about what you do in better and smarter ways - featuring Joe Newbert, Adrian Reed and Jean Raath.

    S01 E08 Being a Woman of Influence with Pam McElvane

    S01 E08 Being a Woman of Influence with Pam McElvane

    Pam McElvane shares HerBoldStory about influencing others, conquering a male-dominated industry, and what the future holds for women.



    In this episode:



    What it takes to be a great leader [01:46]

    Pam's guiding principles [6:58]

    Getting the courage to step outside of her comfort zone [12:42]

    The importance of continual learning, and taking time to reflect [20:57]

    Lessons learnt from observing failed leadership [24:59]

    Navigating male-dominated spaces and allyship [38:47]

    What Pam believes the future holds for women in leadership [44:35]

    Pam's pick of women at her dinner table and why [46:59]



    The show notes:



    Connect with Pam on LinkedIn

    Get in touch with Pam at diversitymbamagazine dot com

    • 52 min
    A&J #10: The Episode When Kevin Brennan Boldly Predicted The Future

    A&J #10: The Episode When Kevin Brennan Boldly Predicted The Future

    Kevin Brennan talks with Adrian Reed and Joe Newbert about business analysis past, how AI will shake roles up, and the emergence of BizOps



    In this episode:



    Adrian reminds us of the rules of the show [0:14]

    Introducing this episode's topic and (celebrity) guest, BizOps with Kevin Brennan [01:10]

    How continuous change in the world is impacting the organisation [02:54]

    Fundamental tasks at risk through the advent of Artificial Intelligence [06:16]

    Outlining the next transition for business analysts [10:05]

    What somebody working in BizOps will do (and what they won't do)? [13:31]

    The future frameworks and tools that will be needed the most [22:23]



    The Show Notes:



    Kevin's 'My BizOps Journey' article

    Get in touch with Kevin at newba dot com

    And connect with Kevin Brennan on LinkedIn plus @bakevin on Twitter

    The book Kevin recommends for business analysts—Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence by Ajay Agrawal

    • 27 min
    S01 E07 Nurturing Networks with Lenore Brander

    S01 E07 Nurturing Networks with Lenore Brander

    Lenore Brander shares HerBoldStory about the importance of nurturing networks to accelerate career progression.



    In this episode:



    Lenore's love for building meaningful relationships through networking [02:53]

    Approaching individuals to start building your industry network [10:42]

    Circumnavigating difficult moments through mentorship, coaching, leadership [18:01]

    Affirming your journey through nurturing networks [22:59]

    The importance for organisations to create networking forums [30:09]

    The best advice Lenore received from a trusted advisor [36:45]

    Advice for listeners to start attending events and building relationships [43:36]

    Lenore's pick of women at her dinner table and why [48:13]



    The show notes:



    Connect with Lenore on LinkedIn and Instagram

    • 50 min
    S01 E09 Talking Fuel with Mohamed Bray

    S01 E09 Talking Fuel with Mohamed Bray

    Business Analysts On The Ground Joe Newbert and Jéan Raath talk with Mohamed Bray about his life, career and being a business owner in the fuel industry.



    In this episode:



    The background check on Mo [01:45]

    What's up in the fuel industry [09:43]

    Mo's life-goals and rebranding journey [28:02]

    How Mo handles the challenges that busy-ness brings [34:18]

    The reflection that help forge Mo [38:35]

    Ollie Will's seeded question to Mo [50:03]

    Things customers ask [01:45]

    Ollie Will's seeded question to Mo [50:03]

    Mo's quick-fire nine [56:04]

    Mo's seeded question for the next season's opener [58:45]

    Closing out the episode [1:00:12]



    The show notes:



    Meet Mohamed Bray on LinkedIn

    Say hello to @mo_bray on Twitter

    • 1 hr 3 min
    S01 E06 Leadership Lessons with Michelle Van Kesteren

    S01 E06 Leadership Lessons with Michelle Van Kesteren

    Michelle Van Kesteren shares HerBoldStory, the leadership lessons, the transformation from leading herself to leading others, and much more.



    In this episode:



    What leadership means to Michelle [01:37]

    The highs and lows of her leadership journey [14:35]

    The time Michelle contemplated hanging up her leadership boots [18:40]

    The journey of leading herself to leading others [27:30]

    Reflecting on failure and moving forward [30:23]

    Leadership styles [35:25]

    Advice to listeners walking the leadership journey [39:33]

    Michelle's pick of women at her dinner table and why [41:30]



    The show notes:



    Connect with Michelle on LinkedIn

    • 45 min
    S01 E08 Talking Banking with Ollie Wills

    S01 E08 Talking Banking with Ollie Wills

    Business Analysts On The Ground Jéan Raath and Joe Newbert talk with Ollie Wills about his life, career and being a business manager in the banking industry.



    In this episode:



    The background check on Ollie [01:47]

    What's up in the banking sector [10:57]

    The social norms (and formalities) of the banking industry [18:15]

    Ollie's motto for managing the buzz and getting stuff done [29:50]

    Where else Ollie's passions might lead him [42:56]

    Bryden Neville's seeded question to Ollie [45:23]

    The topic piquing Ollie’s interest right now [47:58]

    Ollie's quick-fire nine [52:59]

    Mohamed Bray's seeded question, from Ollie [55:47]

    Closing out the episode [56:48]



    The show notes:



    Meet Ollie Wills

    Email Ollie Wills at Gmail dot com

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