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The Inner Chief | Executive Coaching for a successful career and life with Chief Maker, Greg Layton If you believe as I do that learning from the masters, coupled with consistent personal growth, is instrumental to a successful career an life then this is your podcast. Every Thursday I’ll bring you a deep diving interview with a CEO or GURU with their best wisdom and advice and every Monday I post a short, sharp minisode with the best tips I can muster to help you in your career. Interviews with Noel Whittaker, Nicky Sparshott, Jennifer Holland, Jeff Brown, John Lee Dumas, Geoff Lloyd, Hetty Johnston and Damien Price

The Inner Chief | Executive Coaching for a successful career and life with Chief Maker, Greg Layton If you believe as I do that learning from the masters, coupled with consistent personal growth, is instrumental to a successful career an life then this is your podcast. Every Thursday I’ll bring you a deep diving interview with a CEO or GURU with their best wisdom and advice and every Monday I post a short, sharp minisode with the best tips I can muster to help you in your career. Interviews with Noel Whittaker, Nicky Sparshott, Jennifer Holland, Jeff Brown, John Lee Dumas, Geoff Lloyd, Hetty Johnston and Damien Price

Location:

Australia

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The Inner Chief | Executive Coaching for a successful career and life with Chief Maker, Greg Layton If you believe as I do that learning from the masters, coupled with consistent personal growth, is instrumental to a successful career an life then this is your podcast. Every Thursday I’ll bring you a deep diving interview with a CEO or GURU with their best wisdom and advice and every Monday I post a short, sharp minisode with the best tips I can muster to help you in your career. Interviews with Noel Whittaker, Nicky Sparshott, Jennifer Holland, Jeff Brown, John Lee Dumas, Geoff Lloyd, Hetty Johnston and Damien Price

Twitter:

@gregolayton

Language:

English

Contact:

+6141083647


Episodes

246. Skins Co-Founder and current CEO of eo Lab, Dean Hawkins, on the power of a brand, creatively telling the story of the business, and turning alchemy into the extraordinary

8/4/2022
“It's not enough to have a good-sounding idea. Is that idea executable in a way that is sustainable or do you have dependencies on things that are just outside your control?” In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, we speak to Skins Co-Founder and current CEO of eo Lab, Dean Hawkins, on the power of a brand, creatively telling the story of the business, and turning alchemy into the extraordinary. 🎧👉 chiefmaker.com/246 👂 REGISTER FOR OUR SEPT MINI-MBA INTAKE: ...

Duration:01:00:47

245. Best of Series: Brad Gordon, CEO of Laneway Resources, on how to create a vision and game that inspires your team and attracts the best talent

7/26/2022
“You've got to smell the roses. If there's ever any doubt, you only really have to look back and see the results and achievements. It just puts you in a completely different frame of mind.” In this Best of Series episode, we hear from Brad Gordon, CEO of Laneway Resources, on how to create a vision and game that inspires your team and attracts the best talent. chiefmaker.com/245 REGISTER FOR OUR SEPTEMBER MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/miniMBA We interviewed Brad in early 2018 when he...

Duration:00:45:44

244. Telecoms industry disruptor, Alex West, CEO of Swoop, on being the calm in the chaos, trust and vulnerability, and building a high performing culture through metrics

7/20/2022
“Things will always go wrong; my engineering background taught me to remain calm, avoid blame and just work through the problem.” In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, we speak to telecommunications industry disruptor, Alex West, CEO of Swoop, on being the calm in the chaos, trust and vulnerability, and building a high performing culture through metrics. 🎧👉 chiefmaker.com/244 👂 REGISTER FOR OUR SEPT MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Alex is currently the CEO of Swoop, a...

Duration:00:43:35

243. Minisode: Career Crossroads

7/12/2022
“I don't want you to just take the path less travelled; I want you to stop and pause and actually use a little bit of deep thinking and a bit of science to then take the path best, most congruent for you, and that will make all the difference.” In today’s minisode, we look at a question that I have been inundated with in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that is a career crossroads. People are getting to this point as they’ve realised what’s truly important in life or they’ve had new...

Duration:00:14:23

242. Tech industry pioneer Tristan Sternson, CEO of ARQ Group, on being answerable to investors, systemising values and culture, and building equality through technology

7/5/2022
“We started every board meeting talking about what impact we made in the last month, before we even got to the CEO report or financials.” In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from tech industry pioneer Tristan Sternson, CEO of ARQ Group, on being answerable to investors, systemising values and culture, and building equality through technology. chiefmaker.com/242 REGISTER FOR OUR SEPT MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Tristan is an Australian tech industry...

Duration:00:59:07

241. Best of Series: Geoff Lloyd, former CEO of MLC Australia and Perpetual Limited, on being a guide not a guru, clarity and focus, and having curiosity in your life

6/28/2022

Duration:00:58:29

240. Construction industry game-changer, Alison Mirams, CEO of Roberts Co, on transforming an industry and leaving a legacy by putting workers and their families at the heart of your business

6/21/2022
“As an industry, we are stopping women from working in all levels of society by our six-day working week. And that's not okay.” In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from construction industry game-changer, Alison Mirams, CEO of Roberts Co, on transforming an industry and leaving a legacy by putting workers and their families at the heart of your business. chiefmaker.com/240 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Alison has more than twenty...

Duration:00:58:24

239. Working at level with the Chief Maker Mini-MBA

6/14/2022
“I can’t tell you the number of Mini-MBA graduates who have taken action on low performers or toxic high performers and it has made a fundamental difference to everyone’s lives.” In today’s minisode, we cover some of the main reasons why graduates of the Chief Maker Mini-MBA program decide to join a cohort and the main benefits they get from it. chiefmaker.com/239 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba One of the most common reasons why people take up the Chief...

Duration:00:07:20

238. Daniel Penny, Co-Founder and MD of Mustard Creative, on going beyond the brief, working with agencies, and understanding your influence

6/8/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Daniel Penny, Co-Founder and MD of Mustard Creative Agency, on going beyond the brief, working with agencies, and understanding your influence. chiefmaker.com/238 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Daniel co-founded Mustard Creative Agency in 2001 with his business partner. The agency has worked with well-known brands like Target, Hertz, Hisense, Coles and The Good Guys. Daniel is also the founder...

Duration:01:01:29

237. Best of Series: Angela Buglass, former CEO of Trilogy International, on creating your own destiny, cross-functional experience, and being at the pinnacle of a listed company

5/31/2022
In this Best of Series episode, we hear from Angela Buglass, former CEO of Trilogy International, on creating your own destiny, cross-functional experience, and being at the pinnacle of a listed company. chiefmaker.com/237 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/miniMBA We interviewed Angela in early 2018 when she was the CEO of Trilogy International, the parent company for popular consumer brands across such categories as skincare and luxury home fragrance products. She is...

Duration:01:04:40

236. Jay Bonaretti, CEO of Amino Z, on ownership over victimhood, being in competition with yourself, and distributed leadership

5/25/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, I chat to Jay Bonaretti, Founder & CEO of Amino Z, on ownership over victimhood, being in competition with yourself, and distributed leadership. chiefmaker.com/236 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Jay is the Founder and CEO of Amino Z, an Australian manufacturer and retailer of nutritional products and supplements. He founded the business in 2006 as a one-man organisation and continues to be at the helm of a now...

Duration:00:51:15

235. Your Questions Answered Minisode: Returning to work after a long break

5/10/2022
“The research says it takes one and a half years for us to really be fully valuable to a mid- to large-sized organisation. But there are ways to cut that period down.” In today’s minisode, we have a question from one of our listeners, Louise, who asks about returning to work and how to get back into the swing of things after a long break. chiefmaker.com/235 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba We’re going to talk about: Understanding how your life has changed...

Duration:00:09:46

234. Dean Salakas, CEO of The Party People, on seeing change as an opportunity, coping with growth, and evolving as a leader

5/5/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Dean Salakas, CEO of The Party People, on seeing change as an opportunity, coping with growth, and evolving as a leader. chiefmaker.com/234 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Dean is the Chief Party Dude of The Party People, a business he and his brother bought from their mother in 2007. Before taking on the ownership, Dean and his brother worked in the business in various positions, from driver to...

Duration:00:52:35

233. Best of Series: Greg Steele, Global President of Arcadis Mobility, on the importance of broad experience, bringing people with you and dealing with difficult issues

4/27/2022
In this Best of Series episode, we hear from Greg Steele, Global President of Arcadis Mobility, on the importance of broad experience, bringing people with you and dealing with difficult issues. chiefmaker.com/233 REGISTER FOR OUR JULY MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/miniMBA We interviewed Greg in late 2017 when he was the CEO of the Asia Pacific business of Arcadis, one of the world's largest professional service consultancy firms with over 28,000 people in 70 countries. Greg has nearly...

Duration:00:59:02

232. Brigit Esselmont, Founder & CEO of Biddy Tarot on executive intuition, busting the myths of tarot, and from zero to 7 figures

4/20/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Brigit Esselmont, Founder & CEO of Biddy Tarot on executive intuition, busting the myths of tarot, and from zero to 7 figures. chiefmaker.com/232 REGISTER FOR OUR SEPTEMBER MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Brigit is the Founder & CEO of Biddy Tarot the world’s leading online learning community for people who read Tarot. She is the best-selling author of Everyday Tarot and is on a mission to bring Tarot out of the closet...

Duration:00:47:58

231. Your Questions Answered Minisode: Nailing a year

4/12/2022
“People overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in 10.” In today’s minisode, we have a question from one of our listeners, Ben, who asks how he can really nail a year and achieve all or most of his goals. chiefmaker.com/231 LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR OUR APRIL MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba We’re going to talk about: The visioning process and timing of check-ins;Managing time and energy to fit in with your busy life;The value of structured...

Duration:00:10:08

230. Izzy Silva, MD, APAC at Wolters Kluwer, on using EQ to good effect, making the vision visible, and data-led decision-making

4/5/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Izzy Silva, MD, APAC at Wolters Kluwer, on using EQ to good effect, making the vision visible, and data-led decision-making. chiefmaker.com/230 LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR OUR APRIL MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Izzy was born in Sri Lanka, moved to New Zealand when he was 9 but has called Australia home for the last 25 years. He is currently the MD in the APAC region of Wolters Kluwer, a global information services...

Duration:00:49:24

229. Best of Series: Sue Murphy, former CEO of Water Corporation, on leading transformation, and how to be honest, fun and make a difference in your work

3/30/2022
“Life’s too short for instant coffee and cheap shoes.” In this Best of Series episode, we hear from former CEO of Water Corporation, Sue Murphy, on leading transformation, and how to be honest, fun and make a difference in your work. chiefmaker.com/229 REGISTER FOR OUR APRIL MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/miniMBA We interviewed Sue back in November 2017, when she was the CEO of Water Corporation in Perth, having led the organisation since 2008. Sue finished up there in 2018, having...

Duration:00:59:58

228. Alison Gaines, MD & Founder of Gaines Advisory, on hiring great executives, becoming an NED, and characteristics of successful boards

3/23/2022
In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Alison Gaines, MD & Founder of Gaines Advisory, on hiring great executives, becoming an NED, and characteristics of successful boards. chiefmaker.com/228 REGISTER FOR OUR APRIL MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba Alison founded Gaines Advisory in 2020 to provide a unique board search and board advisory service, while also specialising in the provision of strategic support to leaders to develop and implement their corporate...

Duration:00:49:18

227. Minisode: 10 tips for running effective strategic executive offsites

3/15/2022
In today’s minisode, I am going to share my top 10 tips for running an executive retreat or a strategic offsite. chiefmaker.com/227 LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR OUR APRIL MINI-MBA INTAKE: chiefmaker.com/minimba We’re going to talk about: What to do if you don’t have a budget for bringing in a facilitator or coach;How to define an agenda that measures the success of the event;Ensuring follow-up tasks are absorbed into your operating rhythm. Stay epic, Greg

Duration:00:15:52