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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. Regular guest Warren Hogan, Chief Economic Advisor TEC and Business Professor at UTS Business School Sydney will provide timely economic updates influencing business. 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. Take the first step towards results – listen now.

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. Regular guest Warren Hogan, Chief Economic Advisor TEC and Business Professor at UTS Business School Sydney will provide timely economic updates influencing business. 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. Take the first step towards results – listen now.

Location:

Australia

Description:

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. Regular guest Warren Hogan, Chief Economic Advisor TEC and Business Professor at UTS Business School Sydney will provide timely economic updates influencing business. 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. Take the first step towards results – listen now.

Language:

English

Contact:

1300 721 941


Episodes

Managing Difficult Conversations

8/4/2020
Difficult conversations are difficult, but they can be a lot easier if we change our way of thinking in advance. In this podcast Deborah shares her recipe for managing difficult conversations... and yes practice makes perfect! Accept that there's 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.

Duration:00:28:05

Coaching and Effective Leadership with Lynn Leahy

7/16/2020
Lynn Leahy, international speaker and business coach, leads the listener through the importance of coaching skills in Leadership. What type of leader are you? A Directive Leader, a Participative Leader or an Affiliative Leader, or a blend of all 3 – An Effective Leader? What’s the purpose of coaching? What makes a good coach? Can you coach someone remotely? Lynn tackles these questions and more and provides practical insights into the nuances of paraphrasing; challenge; asking permission...

Duration:00:26:00

Emotional Well Being For Families

7/7/2020
Garry Thomson, currently, CEO of Uplifting Australia, is a social innovator with 25 years experience in family development and a thought leader in this space. Learn what a healthy emotional system is and how to develop a practice at home to deliver a platform for success and great mental health for your children. You'll hear about tools that you can apply immediately and also learn how these same practices can strengthen all your personal and professional relationships.

Duration:00:30:24

Taking your company from good to great

6/4/2020
For any leader that wants to grow their business there are 3 fundamentals that you need to have in place. In this podcast Trudy MacDonald shares the top 3 and also gives leaders tips on how to create a culture of accountability and engagement in your workplace.

Duration:00:30:00

A Learning Mindset - A Winning Strategy For You Right Now

5/7/2020
Just because everyone is working flexibly, remotely, putting in place modern practices or trying to put in place modern practices, there's a difference between doing them well and doing them. The tendency is to take the old way of doing things and just translate them to an online format. This is an opportunity to re-imagine how work is done and how we go about things. What can business leaders take into the next steps of our future that we're building for ourselves as leaders and proud...

Duration:00:24:37

Leaders Finding New Ways to Build Trust and Hope

4/6/2020
Ron Schwartz, is a corporate change agent, organisational designer and business innovator with 20 years of experience in Australia, USA, Europe and parts of Asia. Ron has partnered with CEOs, business owners and senior executives to enhance individual, team and organisational performance by aligning effort with intention. Over the last few weeks business leaders are finding that they need to find new ways to build trust and hope in a distributed workforce with increased social distancing...

Duration:00:20:00

Communication in a Time of Uncertainty - a Leadership Opportunity

3/20/2020
'Communication is not what is said but what is received' - Ashton Bishop talks to Stephanie about what's important for leaders to remember when communicating in times of Crisis...People are looking to their leaders for Leadership and as a leader this current crisis is moving so quickly, staying calm and intentional is essential. What are the conversations you are having with yourself? Be intentional with your communication to yourself and others. Ask yourself the question - How am I talking...

Duration:00:21:44

Good Business comes from Good Family

3/11/2020
Susanne Bransgrove is Founder & Director of Women in Family Business and LiquidGold Consultants. Susanne's passion for Family Businesses is built on her experience as a 3rd generation member of a successful German business, allowing her to truly understand the range of issues that exist in a family business, especially when trying to meet the needs of multiple generations. In this podcast Susanne guides us through solving issues through manageable discussion frameworks, functional governance...

Duration:00:31:14

'Understanding Blockchain - the technologies that have bought so far can't take us into the future.'

2/19/2020
Matthew Le Merle is co-founder and Managing Partner of Fifth Era which manages Blockchain Co-investors - the world's leading Blockchain venture fund of funds. Hear the simple actions you can take to be ahead of the game in the digital economy of the future… it’s all about mindset! Matthew takes a potentially complicated subject matter, Blockchain technology, and simplifies the concept and future applications. This technology will change our lives significantly. In this podcast Matthew...

Duration:00:29:33

Economic Outlook 2020 for SMEs

2/6/2020
Chief Economic Advisor, Warren Hogan led a TEC Economic Outlook 2020 Breakfast in the first week of February. Warren provided analysis and commentary on the current economic outlook and the global and local factors in play for business in the year ahead. Adam Creighton, Economics Editor, The Australian also features in a response which gives the listener another perspective to consider. A must listen podcast for insights to help business leaders navigate the current uncertain economic...

Duration:01:34:07

Strategic Planning in a dynamic mid size business environment

1/28/2020
Getting started is the biggest hurdle for Strategic Planning in mid size businesses. How do you get started, create, and then execute on that strategy? In this podcast Kerry gives a practical strategic framework and talks to the 3 key elements that kick start the process: Kerry and Stephanie further explore these 3 elements with no jargon examples to help simplify the process and what to look out for on the way.

Duration:00:27:06

Goal Setting - A New Perspective

1/21/2020
Brad Church likes to ask the question “who leads the leader?”. The answer is that as leaders we need to lead ourselves. That means inspiring ourselves toward our goals and our vision for the future. In this podcast Brad takes Stephanie Christopher through his step by step repeatable process for goal setting that helps people make progress toward their true state of well-being. Brad has worked with successful families and business people for more than 20 years as a trusted advisor. Also as...

Duration:00:22:55

As a leader, How do you develop 'Resilience & Bounce' in your team? Good military storytelling!

1/11/2020
Special Forces Veteran, Bram Connolly, demonstrates the 3 Fundamental Pillars for every Leader through his unique art of story telling drawing from real life experiences over his 20 year career in the Australian Defence Force, 15 years of which were spent in the Australian Special Forces! 1. Preparation 2. Communication 3. Positivity

Duration:00:31:30

Driving Culture Change "Every climber every climb"

12/23/2019
Todd Coates founding CEO of the globally renowned Bridge Climb Sydney across two decades – voted the best experience in Australia and 4th best on the planet. Todd shares this leadership journey with Stephanie Christopher and how they created a winning customer-centric culture from start up through to a crew of over 200 people. "Culture exists the moment the 3rd person walks in the door". "Culture is" whether you know it or not, so be intentional.

Duration:00:34:16

What is Mental Toughness and how does it affect your Performance?

12/12/2019
As a Peak Performance coach, Gaj Ravichandra, assists individuals, sporting teams and educational institutions to enhance and maximise their potential and performance. Do you believe that you are control of your life and you can control your destiny or are you leaving it up to fate? Are you the Bus Driver or a Passenger? What is in your control that you can be impacting positive change in your lives? Gaj applies a Model of Mental toughness developed by AQR that identifies 4 Critical...

Duration:00:27:51

Are you and your business Game Ready?

11/28/2019
If the ultimate outcome of your business is a sale or you are a founder planning to transition your business further down the track you need to start now. This is particularly important for SMEs. Make sure you have a 360˚ view of your business. The ability to pivot for an opportunity or misfortune – you never know what’s around the corner. It’s much more than just getting your documentation and finances organised. Is there an opportunity to increase the value of your business? What are...

Duration:00:23:46

'Always in the White Water' - Who copes with change better? Women or Men, Older or Younger?

11/11/2019
The rate of change is driven by technology and advances in technology which is fast becoming exponential, Colin shares his insights into what you can do, as a leader or manager, to help individuals, teams and the organisation navigate that change. Capability of change and to change and can be a competitive advantage. It’s all about Resilience and mindset. Five main reasons that people resist change in an organisation: 1. No communication of the underlying business reason for change 2....

Duration:00:28:27

Should every business have a China Strategy? It all starts with 3 cups of tea and a different way of looking at business.

10/22/2019
David Thomas explores the business growth and commercial opportunities for Australian businesses with China, particularly the limitless Inbound opportunities. 80% of China’s GDP is now generated by the Chinese domestic market … so where are the business opportunities in China for Australian and New Zealand businesses? The window of opportunity is closing for outbound opportunities, but what about the Inbound opportunities and what is the difference?

Duration:00:25:48

Resilience - applying sports science to good business and leadership. What can you do as a leader to get into the right zone and perform at your optimum?

10/8/2019
Resilience – applying sports science to good business and leadership. Sven covers the important concepts for today’s leaders who need to perform at their Optimum. Sven makes the case that Leaders need to make a Strategic Investment in building their Resilience Resources. Sven and Stephanie also discuss: 1. The Importance of Sleep and the Impact of Stimulation Overload on Leadership and critical Decision Making. 2. Presence & Flow and the impact it can have on you as a leader and how to...

Duration:00:29:06

Do you have the self-discipline to be really curious? Content Question vs Process Question and the different outcomes

9/25/2019
What does a remote location in The Kimberley got to do with lessons in leadership? Are you the manager who has all the answers? OR Do you want to be the business leader who asks the right questions? Mike talks to Stephanie about the challenge for CEOs and Business Leaders to step back from having all the answers. Leaders need to get out of the Content and coach their teams to ask the Process Questions, collectively the answer may result in a far better one. A problem well understood and...

Duration:00:20:57