Habits of Leadership

Habits of Leadership

The Habits of Leadership Podcast helps leaders & their teams to thrive, professionally & personally.


December 13, 2022 35 min

In this episode Dan & Tim chat about the year that's been and what's in store for 2023. 

They suggest some books that listeners might be interested in. The books they mention are: 

Belonging by Owen Eastwood

Transcend by Scott Barry Kaufman

The Art of Somatic Coaching by Richard Strozzi-Heckler

Impact Players by Liz Wiseman

Listen to the episode with Liz here: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/074-how-to-be-a...

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In this Q&A episode, as well as putting in their footy tips for the weekend, Dan & Tim respond to questions from the listening audience. 

Questions this week are along the lines of: 

Why do narcissistic sociopaths get leadership positions over reflective empaths? 

How can leaders look after wellbeing post-COVID?

How can leaders make a 'good start' in a new setting?

How can I 'put people in their' place when ...

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In this episode Dan chats with best-selling author Liz Wiseman about her new book, Impact Players. 

Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership around the world.  She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers, and is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.

Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disn...

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In this episode Tim sits down with Sophie Scott to explore techniques and tools we can use to tackle stress and burnout in the moment.

Having written two critically acclaimed books, and received numerous awards including the Australian Museum Eureka prize for medical journalism, Sophie is a highly respected and sought after health presenter.

She's the national medical reporter for the ABC, with her stories appearing on ABC news...

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In this episode Dan chats with Dr Lydia Moussa. As an organisational transformation expert, Lydia combines knowledge from her Ph.D. in change facilitation research with over 10 years of consulting and change management training experience. 

She is also the author of the Navigating the Chaos of Change (to be released in October 2022).

As the the founder of The Change Hub, Lydia works with organisations such as BUPA, Nestle, Roche an...

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In this episode, Dan chats with Sophie Wade.

Sophie is a speaker, author and authority on Future-of-Work issues. Her book, Embracing Progress: Next Steps for the Future of Work, is an Executive MBA Program textbook and required reading for several management school leadership courses.

You can find out more about Sophie and her books at: https://www.sophiewade.com/

And you can connect with her and access her courses on LinkedIn at: ...

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In this episode, Dan chats with Tracey Ezard, a keynote speaker, author and educator, who is dedicated to inspiring people to collaborate and thrive in the workplace.

Tracey works with senior leadership teams, whole organisations and systems to create environments of safety and stretch through leadership and collaborative learning cultures. Using evidence base approaches from the latest findings in leadership, emotional intelligenc...

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Michael Bungay Stanier returns to the show to discuss Coaching, Goal Setting and his new book How to Begin.

Michael is and author whose books have sold more than a million copies. He’s best known for The Coaching Habit, the best-selling coaching book of this century and is regarded as one of the #1 Global Thought Leaders in Coaching.

He’s Australian, and lives in Toronto, Canada.

You can access all his books, podcasts and informati...

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In this episode Dan chats with Jared Cooney Horvath, neuroscientist, educator, and author of Stop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick.

Amongst other topics they discuss: 

What we get wrong about learning in classrooms, boardrooms and sporting locker rooms. 

Why you can't multi-task

Why personality tests aren't worth all that much

You can find out more about Jared and get hol...

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In this episode Dan sits down with Aaron Walsh, the Mental Skills Coach of the Chiefs in Super Rugby. Aaron is an experienced Performance Coach. Currently working with Chiefs in Super Rugby as well as consulting to a number of teams as they build their mental skills programs. He's also worked in Major League Baseball, the National Rugby League and with various national teams. He also coaches multiple corporate leadership teams...

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In the latest Q&A Episode Dan and Tim tackle questions from our listening community including: 

How do you tackle imposter syndrome? 

How can we rebuild trust in a team after WFH?

How can we address Covid Exhaustion?

In answering, Dan and Tim reference the following episodes: 

Episode 30 with Lucy Hone

Episode 48 with Damien Hughes

Episode 50 with Ed & Peter Schein

Don't forget you can find out more about our work, the ...

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December 15, 2021 46 min

In this episode, Dan sits down with one of Australia's most recognised and awarded journalists. 

Stan Grant has more than 30 years experience in radio and television news and current affairs. Stan has a strong reputation for independence and integrity and has interviewed international political and business leaders, including our own prime ministers and senior ministers.

Prior to taking up his latest role Stan served for a deca...

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In this episode, Dan chats with David Price OBE. 

David helps organisations and people to make sustainable change happen. His first book, OPEN: How We’ll Work, Live & Learn In The Future was an Amazon best seller. His most recent book The Power Of Us: How We Connect, Act, And Innovate Together  was published in 2020, and is an unashamed celebration of ingenuity around the world.

In 2009, he was made a member of the Order of the...

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In this episode, Dan chats with one of the world's leading neuroscientists Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett. 

Dr Barrett is among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. She is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. She also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is Chi...

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In today's episode Dan chats with Cheri Torres and Jackie Stavros. Cheri is CEO and lead catalyst of Collaborative by Design, a consulting firm that helps organizations improve performance, retain talent, and transform communication and culture, whilst Jackie is a professor at the College of Business and Information Technology, Lawrence Technological University, and an Appreciative Inquiry advisor at the David L. Cooperrider Ce...

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In this episode Dan & Tim discuss what they see as some of the key considerations that Leaders must be cognisant of as restrictions ease and workplaces and schools re-open.

In the podcast they refer to the following episodes and resources:

Ep. 20 - Discussing Psychological Safety with Amy Edmondson

Ep. 30 - Resilience with Lucy Hone

Ep. 34 - Our reflections in June 2020

Ep. 50 - Personising with Ed & Peter Schein

Ep. 54 - C...

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In this Bitesize, Dan & Tim chat about the challenges associated with Leading Change. 

This is the subject of Chapter 8 in Dan's new book, The Act of Leadership.

You can download the introduction for free at: https://www.actofleadership.com/

Don't forget you can find out more about our work, and submit a question for consideration to the Podcast by heading to: https://habitsofleadership.com/

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Dan & Tim are back with a Q&A Episode featuring questions from the listening community. 

1. What's the difference between coaching & mentoring? 

2. What are the best wellbeing programs you've seen?

3. How can you remain an optimist and a realist?

4. How can we use The Act of Leadership book to help develop our team? 


You can find out more about Dan's book at www.actofleadership.com


Don't forget if yo...

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In this bitesize episode, Dan & Tim chat about the work of Ed Deci and Richard Ryan and the implications that leaders need to be aware of when attempting to authentically engage their people. 

You can find out more about Dan's book at www.actofleadership.com


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In this bitesize episode, Dan & Tim discuss the importance of psychological safety and how by showing vulnerability, leaders are able to enhance a sense of psychological safety within their teams. 

You can find out more about Dan's new book, the Act of Leadership by heading over to: https://www.actofleadership.com/


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