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Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders over time! Hi, I am Pod OSullivan. For over twenty years I have coached, mentored and supported corporate leaders and leadership teams all over the world to become impactful, effective and high performing. This is a podcast that taps into that experience. It is recorded for and about senior business leaders, C suite leaders, Founders and CEO's. • I interview leaders and experts about ways to optimise leadership. • What are the useful habits and thinking patterns? • What are the secrets to high performing teams? • How do they continue to nurture their effectiveness day after day? In other words, what is their Leadership Diet? https://theleadershipdiet.com

Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders over time! Hi, I am Pod OSullivan. For over twenty years I have coached, mentored and supported corporate leaders and leadership teams all over the world to become impactful, effective and high performing. This is a podcast that taps into that experience. It is recorded for and about senior business leaders, C suite leaders, Founders and CEO's. • I interview leaders and experts about ways to optimise leadership. • What are the useful habits and thinking patterns? • What are the secrets to high performing teams? • How do they continue to nurture their effectiveness day after day? In other words, what is their Leadership Diet? https://theleadershipdiet.com

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Australia

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Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders over time! Hi, I am Pod OSullivan. For over twenty years I have coached, mentored and supported corporate leaders and leadership teams all over the world to become impactful, effective and high performing. This is a podcast that taps into that experience. It is recorded for and about senior business leaders, C suite leaders, Founders and CEO's. • I interview leaders and experts about ways to optimise leadership. • What are the useful habits and thinking patterns? • What are the secrets to high performing teams? • How do they continue to nurture their effectiveness day after day? In other words, what is their Leadership Diet? https://theleadershipdiet.com

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English

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Episodes

Reflections on my conversation with Declan Boylan

11/22/2021
In the previous episode, I speak with Declan Boylan on leading a high-performing organisation as if it were a sports team. Here are my reflections on that conversation. Declan Boylan is the founder and CEO of Seven Consulting, the most successful Program Delivery firm in SE Asia and Australia. In this wide-ranging conversation we discuss: And a whole lot more! Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders over time! Hi, I am Pod O’Sullivan. For over twenty years I have...

Duration:00:11:36

Leading a high performing organization as if it is a sports team with Declan Boylan

11/22/2021
Declan Boylan is the founder and CEO of Seven Consulting, the most successful Program Delivery firm in SE Asia and Australia. In this wide-ranging conversation we discuss: And a whole lot more! Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders over time! Hi, I am Pod O’Sullivan. For over twenty years I have coached, mentored and supported corporate leaders and leadership teams all over the world to become impactful, effective and high performing. This is a podcast that taps...

Duration:00:59:22

Reflections on my conversation with Peter O'Brien of Russell Reynolds APAC

11/15/2021
My reflections on the conversation with Peter O'Brien of Russell Reynolds Search and Selection Peter L. O’Brien is a trusted advisor to boards and CEOs on corporate governance, board effectiveness, succession planning, executive development, and leadership search and transformation. He is an expert at developing highly effective leadership teams and boards in Australia and internationally. Peter is a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Global Board & CEO Advisory Partners Sector and he...

Duration:00:07:47

Leadership from the perspective of search, succession and performance during a pandemic with Peter O'Brien

11/15/2021
Peter L. O’Brien is a trusted advisor to boards and CEOs on corporate governance, board effectiveness, succession planning, executive development, and leadership search and transformation. He is an expert at developing highly effective leadership teams and boards in Australia and internationally. Peter is a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Global Board & CEO Advisory Partners Sector and he leads the firm’s business across Asia Pacific. Previously, Peter led the Global Supply Chain...

Duration:00:48:00

Reflections on my conversation with Andrew May and Dr. Tom Buckley regarding burnout

11/8/2021
In my previous conversation we discussed; What is burnout and why is it a syndrome, The impact it has on executive leadership and leaders, What are symptoms that are useful to be alert for, I offer some ideas on how to implement some inoculations against burnout as a leader.

Duration:00:11:16

How to inoculate against burnout as a leader with Andrew May and Dr. Tom Buckly

11/8/2021
Andrew May and Dr. Tom Buckley are global experts when it comes to Executive health, stress and managing for burnout. In this episode we discuss; What is burnout and why is it a syndrome, The impact it has on executive leadership and leaders, What are symptoms that are useful to be alert for, Five ideas that if implemented can innoculate against burnout, Why U2 influence Dr. Tom Buckley in his research (seriously!), and a whole lot more, Effective leaders will always outperform...

Duration:01:02:47

Reflections on my conversation with Michael Bungay Stainer

11/1/2021
In the previous episode, I interviewed Michael Bungay Stainer (MBS), the author of the best selling book on coaching this century! His book The Coaching Habit has sold close to a million copies and has thousands of 5-star reviews online. His latest book How to Begin helps people find the clarity and courage to take on a Worthy Goal and start something thrilling, important and daunting. We overviewed the core fundamental coaching questions that every leader can use as their go-to coaching...

Duration:00:03:43

The power of simple and effective questions that every leader can use to be more coachlike, with Michael Bungay Stainer

11/1/2021
Today I am joined by Michael Bungay Stainer, the author of the best selling book on coaching this century! His book, The Coaching Habit, has sold close to a million copies and has thousands of 5-star reviews online. His latest book, How to Begin, helps people find the clarity and courage to take on a Worthy Goal and start something thrilling, important and daunting. He founded Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organisations move from advice-driven to...

Duration:01:06:59

Reflections on my conversation with Susan Metcalf

10/25/2021
In the previous episode with Susan Metcalf we discussed; The latest census report from CEW and the 'dismal' results it shows in terms of the percentage representing of women at CEO and CFO levels in the ASX 300, Why Australian women are the highest educated in the world yet suffer from an equality perspective due to the cultural issue of mateship, How come 54% of the finance sector are women yet 90% of the sector CEO's are men, How to stoke innovation through gender balance, The talent...

Duration:00:06:46

Why we need more women in the C suite with Susan Metcalf from CEW

10/25/2021
Susan Metcalf is the CEO of CEW, Chief Executive Women, an organisation that represents the interests of current and aspiring chief executive women in Australia. In this episode we discuss; The latest census report from CEW and the 'dismal' results it shows in terms of the percentage representing of women at CEO and CFO levels in the ASX 300, Why Australian women are the highest educated in the world yet suffer from an equality perspective due to the cultural issue of mateship, How come...

Duration:00:34:35

Reflections on my conversation with Dan Hunter

10/18/2021
In the previous episode with Dan Hunter, we discussed his experiences of leading large government departments and how he evolved his leadership as he moved from sector to sector. He shared the differences from leading $bn asset sales to water infrastructure projects to leading a health orientated shared service organisation with 7000 employees that delivered 60,000 meals per day and pay over 150,000 per week. In this episode I reflect on his notion of; Don't outsource your culture to a...

Duration:00:09:38

Leading large government departments and why this is so different to what we might expect; with Dan Hunter

10/18/2021
Dan Hunter is a very seasoned leader with experience in hospitality, water infrastructure, M&A asset sales, social healthcare and industry sector leadership. His first CEO role was leading Healthshare, a $7bn, 7000 people organisation that services the broader health sector in NSW, Australia through managing the catering of 60,000 meals per day into hospitals, managing the linen services, the ambulance service and the payroll for over 160,000 employees. We discuss; and a whole lot...

Duration:00:35:29

Reflections on my conversation with Meahan Callaghan

10/11/2021
In the previous episode, I discussed with Meahan Callaghan why executive-level leaders, rise and fall on their ability to have good judgement, whatever that is! And at the same time we agreed that most leaders never learn how to develop this situational level skill. Meahan Callaghan, CHRO for RedBubble is one of the most experienced CHRO/ HRD's (Chief People Officer) in the technology sector globally having led the people function in three different technology unicorns. Here, I ponder on...

Duration:00:05:46

How to develop great judgement as a leader with Meahan Callaghan

10/11/2021
Leaders, particular executive-level leaders, rise and fall on their ability to have good judgement, whatever that is! Yet, most leaders never learn how to develop this situational level skill. I am joined by Meahan Callaghan, CHRO for RedBubble. She is one of the most experienced CHRO/ HRD's (Chief People Officer) in the technology sector globally having led the people function in three different technology unicorns. We discuss the importance of HR professionals to get some line experience...

Duration:00:38:13

Reflections on my conversation with Rugh Wageman

10/4/2021
In the previous episode, I have a great conversation with Dr. Ruth Wageman on all things leadership teams. Here I reflect on and suggest some pointers to Structuring different types of leadership teams and indeed why I believe a CEO should have multiples teams within their team, How to address mindsets changes that are needed to adapt to being part of multiple teams, Setting up who owns the 'D', Why the leader has to model the norms in order for the team to follow suit, How to pause...

Duration:00:05:48

How to optimze leadership teams for success in a post pandemic world with Dr. Ruth Wageman

10/4/2021
Dr Ruth Wageman is a global expert in researching and supporting teams in stacking the deck to optimize their ability to be effective. We talk about: The Essentials and Enablers of team effectiveness, Structuring different types of leadership teams, Why a CEO can have multiples teams within their team, The 60:30:10 rule, Why the leader has to model the norms in order for the team to follow suit, How to pause the team for a 5-minute reflection, The difference between networked teams...

Duration:00:50:36

Reflections on Ambition; Friend or Foe with Nicolai Tillisch

9/27/2021
In the last episode I was joined by Nicolai Tillisch, co-author of Return on Ambition: A Radical Approach to Your Achievement, Growth, and Well-Being. Here I reflect on and suggest some pointers towards; What is ambition is really important despite the underbelly that comes along the way, What I found useful by taking the Return On Ambition assessment, The notion behind frenemies and recognising where they can help, and a whole lot more! Effective leaders will always outperform...

Duration:00:02:29

Ambition! Friend or Foe with Nicolai Tillisch

9/27/2021
Every successful executive and leader has ambition. They would not take on those roles if they were lacking in ambition. However, many leaders suffer in different ways because of that same ambition. I am joined by Nicolai Tillisch, co-author of Return on Ambition: A Radical Approach to Your Achievement, Growth, and Well-Being. We discuss, What is ambition and why is it an imperative to achieve outcomes, How do we measure the return of ambition, Why so many executives struggle with their...

Duration:00:37:58

Reflections on my conversation with Dr Ty Wiggins

9/20/2021
In the last episode, I spoke with Dr Ty Wiggins of Russell Reynolds. Ty specialises in assisting organisations put into place transition support mechanisms that ensure their new recruits, particularly at the C suite level, transition successfully. I reflect on his key messages and offer some tips on how to insure your new CEO or C suits leader is successful in taking up their new role. The cost is too high to leave it to chance! Effective leaders will always outperform ineffective leaders...

Duration:00:08:13

Don't assume your new CEO will be successful. Insure it with Dr. Ty Wiggins

9/20/2021
Leaders who move companies to take on more senior roles face many hurdles that can prevent their success. These transitions have high failure rates, ranging from 25-50%. Dr Ty Wiggins of Russell Reynolds specialises in assisting organisations put into place transition support mechanisms that ensure their new recruits, particularly at the C suite level, transition successfully. We discuss; Why leaders fail when transitioning to new levels of leadership, What organisations miss out on when...

Duration:00:46:30