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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did”—Mark Twain
What did you do last week that made you uncomfortable?
Peter Evans-Greenwood has deep experience as a CTO and tech strategist and is now a Fellow at Deloitte’s Centre for the Edge, helping organisations understand the digital revolution and how they can embrace the future. We get deep into artificial intelligence and the future of work. Will we still have jobs in the future? Peter is confident he has the answer.
Michael Reid is a fully qualified Aerospace Engineer, and then made a shift into sales in IT. He has worked his way into leadership roles, and is now the State Manager for Cisco in Queensland. Hear about the twists and turns in his leadership journey and how to disrupt yourself before others disrupt you.
Let’s talk about the elephant in the room…
The culture of risk aversion in your organisation is crippling your ability to innovate and improve.
Leading change and innovation in this environment feels like trying to wade through mud!
“You don’t have to be mad to work here, but it helps” is an all too common catch-cry.
As leaders we are called to face the ambiguity and the uncertainty and shape it. It is up to us to find a vision within the madness and lead others through it.
AGP Ep 33: Jeff Haden—From Upworker to global thought leader. How to maintain your motivation all the way to the top
Jeff Haden is a world-renowned writer and ghostwriter. Much of what he has written about is in the leadership, influence and personal development space. We talk about some of the key leadership lessons Jeff has picked up from interviewing hundreds of the best in the world.
Hard work is for hard-workers! Do you feel good when you've put in a long, hard day's work? Then I'm talking to you. The challenge we hard-workers face is hard work defines us. We have been told all our lives that hard work pays off, those who don't work hard are lazy...
AGP Ep 32: Kristy Simpkin—Women in technology—How to shift the culture towards inclusion for women and for the good of the industry
Kristy Simpkin is the Co-President of the ICT arm of Women In Technology who promote women in the industry and what we can all do as leaders to help address the biases and imbalances that are still present in the industry.
Andrew Ramsden is the CEO and Founder of Alpha Transform and host of the Alpha Geek podcast. He has a particular passion for leadership development for technical professionals. In this episode Andrew talks about his most important leadership lesson and how you can apply it.
"There aren't enough hours in a day!" How many times have you thought that at the end of a day? How many times have people asked you how you are, and you can only reply with an emphatic 'Busy!' and a half-suppressed sigh? How many days have you felt like there have...
Listen to this article instead... An audio version of this article is available on the Alpha Geek Podcast. In high school, I was universally hated. Perhaps that's too strong a statement, but that's how I felt, so it tells you something useful...
Karin Geraghty is the Chief ICT and Digital Strategist for Department of Premier and Cabinet in South Australia. She has led many successful large-scale transformations in South Australia and shares a lot of wonderful insights about how to be a leader in that environment.
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