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Tall Poppy brings you interviews that invite a new paradigm of leadership. Emerging voices that inspire and empower a human-centred style of managing people and projects, leading companies and countries. Tall Toppy rises above, sticks her neck out, risks being chopped down. Hosted by Tathra Street, a leadership consultant who is committed to bringing you fantastic interviews, no hype, just real conversations. While it seems the world is going bonkers, we’re talking about what it’s going to take to thrive into the future.

Tall Poppy brings you interviews that invite a new paradigm of leadership. Emerging voices that inspire and empower a human-centred style of managing people and projects, leading companies and countries. Tall Toppy rises above, sticks her neck out, risks being chopped down. Hosted by Tathra Street, a leadership consultant who is committed to bringing you fantastic interviews, no hype, just real conversations. While it seems the world is going bonkers, we’re talking about what it’s going to take to thrive into the future.
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Tall Poppy brings you interviews that invite a new paradigm of leadership. Emerging voices that inspire and empower a human-centred style of managing people and projects, leading companies and countries. Tall Toppy rises above, sticks her neck out, risks being chopped down. Hosted by Tathra Street, a leadership consultant who is committed to bringing you fantastic interviews, no hype, just real conversations. While it seems the world is going bonkers, we’re talking about what it’s going to take to thrive into the future.

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English


Episodes

TP 48: Prof Michelle Ryan – Powerful Woman

12/21/2018
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Tall Poppy Podcast Series on Women and Power- Michelle Ryan: Powerful woman. They say that women hold up half the sky yet the number of women in positions of leadership doesn’t reflect this. Michelle Ryan is a professor at Exeter University, a researcher, social and organisational psychologist, looking at gender inequality. What does that mean, and what can we do to promote equality? Michelle helps us unpack the reasons for the low numbers of women in leading roles, and impact of...

Duration:00:51:21

TP 47: Michelle Gibbings Powerful Woman

12/16/2018
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Tall Poppy Podcast Series: Women and Power What does it mean to be fit for the future of work? Michelle Gibbings helps us unpack the skills and competencies of leadership when the world of work is changing so quickly. She brings an experience of having difficult conversations in her own career and how to navigate the power structures of the corporate world. She helps us see what holding your own can look like and where that strengths to do so comes from, relating to power well. We discuss...

Duration:00:44:12

TP 46: Foundry Leadership

11/28/2018
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Lindsey Brown created Foundry Associates to bridge the gap between technical solutions and society. Leveraging years of experience in the water industry and levelling up from being a solo operator, she created a team that can function without her. She learned this the hard way and offers insights into doing things differently, inviting diverse perspectives and being connected to purpose and innovative strategies to leverage resources. She’s also the Victorian Vice Chair of the Australian...

Duration:00:42:00

TP 45: Disrupting Democracy

8/28/2018
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“By 2020 people will begin to understand what digital democracy is, the system won’t change itself and those in power don’t benefit from changes to the current system.” says Adam Jacoby, Chief Steward of MiVote. He, his tribe and team are disrupting democracy by bringing blockchain technology and a redesign to collective decision-making. Not just digital democracy but looking at how it could be, a model that educates, not just improving on how it is now. We discuss, succession planning,...

Duration:00:56:42

TP 44: Su Lim Six Ideas

4/8/2018
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After an extended break, Tall Poppy is back with insights about the future of work today. Su Lim, founder of Six Ideas, is creating a virtual global village to create better futures for working and learning. Working with distributed teams, global clients and modern ways of approaching complex problems including an appreciation for cultural differences and the value of diversity. Learn about the key success factors for this kind of work, tools of the trade and the role of passion, emotion,...

Duration:00:38:33

TP 43: Kylee Fitzpatrick

12/19/2017
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If you’re interested in communications, the impact it can have and what really makes humans happy, what inspires us to do what we don’t think is possible, getting those barriers out of the way and going for it, you will love my conversation with Kylee Fitzpatrick. She has created The Performance Code, Team Women Australia and is self-made woman. She is a super switched on, high powered, yet down to earth human being who was a high achieving corporate exec who saw an opportunity to be more...

Duration:00:42:15

TP 41: Josie McLean

11/28/2017
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This one is for the change managers and anyone involved in change making. Josie McLean of The Partnership shares the results of her research and turns change management on its head. She puts to rest many of the assumptions we make about organisational sustainability, workplace culture and the impact of imposing company values. This interview brings in mental models, systems thinking, a worldview that values interconnectedness and a human-centric perspective that embraces context, complexity,...

Duration:00:44:23

TP 40: Stephen Duns on Leadership’s Shadow

11/15/2017
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Stephen Dunns was a career CEO and now teaches about leadership and is exploring a new realm in the shadow side of leadership. What happens when virtues become vices? We discuss the impact of your ‘emotional wake’, the tension in wanting a hero leader but resenting them when we get them, the fact that we want to be in control but no one wants to be controlled. We get to hear Stephen reflect and share the path that went from feedback that gutted him, to being inquisitive, inclusive and a true...

Duration:00:37:15

TP 38: Jen Storey

10/31/2017
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Today’s career path looks very different than our parent’s. Jen Storey‘s career path looks like a chicaning river. She’s worked across a wide array of industries, business sizes, in journalism, marketing, e-commerce, customer experience and now she focuses on advising organisations on disruption and innovation. True innovation. She helps us look at the future of work through a human lens where it looks less threatening. Thinking of the future, this is a person you really want working on...

Duration:00:45:02

TP 37: Sacha and Sonya

10/10/2017
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Do you have teenagers? Are you raising the next generation of leaders? Sonja and Sacha have been working with young people, speaking in schools and cultivating a wealth of knowledge about how to empower young people and support them to make better choices. In their recent book, The Two Worlds of Your Teenager, they help parents understand the journey their kids are on and what parents can do. You can tell how much I enjoyed this interview by how much laughter there is, often I’m a bit on the...

Duration:00:54:46

TP 36: Chantelle Baxter

9/26/2017
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What does it take to build a successful charity? Chantelle Baxter started One Girl, the organisation behind the Do It In a Dress Campaign, in her mid-20s, and after years of building the organisation stepped down as CEO. We learn about her journey, how long it took before she started paying herself, the cost to her physical health, her commitment to transparency and fun, how it helped build a strong relationship with a large community of committed supporters. She also talks about her latest...

Duration:00:53:28

TP 35: Worldview Literacy

9/5/2017
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What is worldview literacy and what does it mean for leadership? Jerry Nagel and Kathy Jourdain have created a body of work around Worldview Intelligence. “We think with and through our worldview but rarely about them.” This conversation not only gets us to think about them, it has wide ranging implications for how we deal with difference and diversity. From this interview you will learn, the impact of worldview on both a personal and group or organisational level, the 6 dimensions of...

Duration:00:54:19

TP 34: Sally Anderson Evolved Leadership

8/22/2017
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If you could end suffering, would you? If you could turn trauma into your greatest strength what difference would it make? Would you be empowered? These are the questions that lead us to a bold vision held by Sally Anderson, Founder of Evolved Leadership and author of the Co-Creative Age – The next evolutionary phase of leadership. This episode is not for the faint of heart, it’s for those who hunger for a thriving and prosperous future for all. Sally Anderson is dangerous…to the status quo,...

Duration:00:49:58

TP 33: Michelle Redfern Advancing Women

8/8/2017
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Michelle Redfern has a vision of a gender equal world, she does this by Advancing Women. This interview discusses Feminism, Football, Financial Literacy and Leadership. We had a great time talking about equality and diversity, the impact it has on the bottom line, on innovation and the economy. Topics like authenticity, feedback, vulnerability, a sense of belonging and inclusion bring these ideas into a practical on the ground experience of leadership and social change. An example we...

Duration:01:04:58

TP 32: Reflecting on Tall Poppy

7/25/2017
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Tall Poppy nearly didn’t happen, and how it looks now, compared to the early episodes is quite different. Previous guest, Matt Kurowski interviews Tathra about what she’s learned from 30 weeks of podcasting. Reflecting on the themes and voices of leadership highlighted by the Tall Poppy spotlight, this candid conversation explores the origins of the podcast, the barriers overcome prior to launch, the system that makes it work, editing quandaries, what has changed, and what the future holds....

Duration:00:42:34

TP 31: Abigail Forsyth KeepCup

7/4/2017
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KeepCup has become Australia’s best known re-useable cup, but it didn’t start that way. The humble beginnings for this BCorp include a prototype in a shoebox on a bicycle. Founder and CEO Abigail Forsyth shares what she learned when starting the business, what kept her honest, what’s changed in the market re: the attitude toward disposable cups. She told us about what inspired her to question everything and how she plans to use her influence as a successful purpose-based business. With...

Duration:00:37:31

TP 30: Eddie Harran is Dr Time

5/30/2017
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Dr Time aka Eddie Harran takes us on a journey through Time Literacy, as a futurist philosopher and innovation scout. Referring to his TEDx Talk as a rite of passage that led to his role at the Centre for the Edge with Deloitte’s and the emergence of his alter ego, Dr Time, he’s now leading a movement to help us reimagine time. This conversation opens up a range of questions to help us see our assumptions about time and Temporal Value. (Listener Survey) Resources Mentioned Eddie Harran on...

Duration:00:47:35

TP 29: Joshua Spodek Teaching Leadership Practice

5/23/2017
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Joshua Spodek went from being an astrophysicist to teaching and coaching leadership at NYU and Columbia Business School following a rollercoaster experience as an inventor and CEO of Submedia. After discovering that leadership could be taught, he became curious about learning how to teach it. His book Leadership Step by Step, is the culmination of his teaching and coaching experience. His approach is focused on practices for skill development of the social and emotional elements of...

Duration:01:21:10

TP 28: Paul Fairhead Future Strategist

5/16/2017
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Paul Fairhead is a Future State Strategist that is unafraid to ask the tough questions and illuminate the shadows of our murky path toward an uncertain future. He’s also a global citizen, he spent 25 years living and working in Viet Nam, and in the last few years leading Huddle, Australia’s premier Human Centred Design agency, advising large businesses and governments in Australia and Europe he has gained significant insight from leading design-driven organisations. He is a thought leader...

Duration:00:51:52

TP 27: Angus Hervey Future Crunch

5/9/2017
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Dr Angus Hervey is an intelligent optimist and one-half of Future Crunch. This episode explores our very human relationship with technology and the future. We talk about the impact of neuroscience on understanding cognitive bias, filter bubbles and why we resist good news. We put a gender lens on artificial intelligence how organisations are dealing with the future of work and lots of inspiring startups around the world using technology in service of humanity. By the end of it, you’ll be an...

Duration:00:51:41