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57. Build Your Life Vision

Do you have a clear vision for your life? If not, then this one is for... read more

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56. Mastery of Money Guru Adam Carroll on Owners Mentality and Building a Bigger Life

In this week’s episode we meet Mastery of Money Guru Adam Carroll. Adam is an internationally... read more

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55. Life Scoreboard

In this episode we build your own Life Scoreboard. Like most successful professionals, you probably started... read more

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54. Marketing Online Chief Alex Mandossian on Ethical Influence and The Art of Storytelling

In this episode we meet a true global Chief & Guru, Alex Mandossian. Alex is considered... read more

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53. Top 5 Lessons I’ve Learnt from First Year of The Inner Chief

  G'day Chief, What started off as an experiment by interviewing a few CEOs has gone... read more

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52. Think and Grow Rich Guru James Whittaker on Winning the Day

In this week's episode we meet James Whittaker. James has interviewed more than 100 of the... read more

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51. Use Meticulous Preparation to Build Flow

In this episode we dive deep into Meticulous Preparation. Most of you have heard me wax... read more

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50. Dream. Think. Do Chief and GURU Mitch Matthews on Dreaming Big and Igniting Your Career

In this episode we here from Mitch Matthews, keynote speaker, success coach, and best selling author.... read more

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49. Mastering True Executive Presence

Our topic this Monday comes from a request from a subscriber but also happens to be... read more

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48. Accidental CEO of AV1 Keith Wootton on finding inspiration and crafting a magnetic culture

In this episode, we hear from Keith Wootton, founder and CEO of AV1.  He is a... read more

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47. Turn your deepest fears into your greatest strengths

What are your fears doing to your career and life? Fears can be big. They can... read more

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46. Written Communications GURU Paul Jones on getting cut through and building trust through your writing

The importance of written communications In this episode, we talk about the vital skill of written... read more

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45. Building a powerful senior executive network

In this episode, I cover a strategy for assessing and building your own powerful senior executive network... read more

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44. Mal Bundey, CEO of Pact Group on making a difference and bringing your ‘A Game’

In this episode, we hear from Mal Bundey, CEO & MD of Pact Group Holdings Limited.... read more

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43. Being Insanely Valuable

In this episode we talk about one of my favourite Albert Einstein quotes: "Try not to... read more

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42. Noel Whittaker CEO and Finance Guru on self belief, being valuable and honesty

  In this episode, we meet international bestselling author, finance and investment expert, radio broadcaster, newspaper... read more

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41. The importance of reputation

In this episode, we talk about the importance of reputation in your career. Every single action... read more

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40. Read to Lead CHIEF Jeff Brown on learning, taking action and relationships.

In this episode we meet Read to Lead CHIEF Jeff Brown. He is the founder of... read more

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39. Confidence – Part 2 – Boosters

In this episode, Part 2 on confidence, I talk about confidence ‘boosters’ and how they can... read more

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38. Mastery GURU Peter Knight on Confidence, Concentration, Commitment, Composure and Competitiveness

38. Mastery GURU Peter Knight on Confidence, Concentration, Commitment, Composure, and Competitiveness In this episode we... read more

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37. Confidence – Part 1 – Blockers

37. The Inner Chief - Minisode - Confidence - Part 1 - Blockers In this episode... read more

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36. Personal effectiveness GURU Kate Erickson on doing what you love, being supremely effective and building confidence

  In this episode we hear from Kate Erickson, chief implementer at Entrepreneurs on Fire. I... read more

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35. Using recovery as a weapon

35. Using recovery as a weapon Take 3 deep breaths before you listen to this episode.... read more

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34. Learn from the masters

34. The Inner Chief - Minisode - Learn from the masters Marcus Aurelius said that he... read more

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33. Inspirational and effective 1:1s

The Inner Chief - Minisode - Inspirational and effective 1:1s   A lot of leaders do... read more

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32. Serial Low Performers and how to exit them with Coach, Counsel, Shoot

Serial Low Performers and how to exit them with Coach, Counsel, Shoot Every now and then... read more

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31. Spiritual GURU Damien Price on staying connected to your soul and the ultimate purpose of life

Spiritual GURU Damien Price on staying connected to your soul and the ultimate purpose of life... read more

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30. Automate the pursuit of excellence with P2R2

30. Automate the pursuit of excellence with P2R2 In this episode we cover the power of... read more

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29. John Lee Dumas on being insanely valuable, thinking outside the box and how to finally win

THE INNER CHIEF - EPISODE 29 - John Lee Dumas on being insanely valuable, thinking outside... read more

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28. What to do when your boss is in the clouds

The Inner Chief - Episode 28 - What to do when your boss is in the... read more

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27. CEO Hetty Johnston on passion, resilience and negotiating with Prime Ministers

In this episode of The Inner Chief we hear from Hetty Johnston, AM, Founder and Chair... read more

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26. Why you should run across a desert and love it

Why you should run across a desert (and love it) G’day Chiefs In this episode I... read more

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25. CEO Brad Gordon on how to create a vision and game that inspires your team and attracts the best talent

In this episode we hear from Brad Gordon, former CEO of Acacia Mining Limited. We cover... read more

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24. How to get and keep a CEO Mentor

G’day Chiefs, In this episode we are going to cover How to get and keep a... read more

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23. Ownership Precedes Victory – How to really take control of your career and become a great Chief

In this episode I cover one my personal mottos "Ownership Precedes Victory" and how to use... read more

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22. CEO Geoff Lloyd on being a guide not a guru and ensuring clarity and focus

In this episode we hear from Geoff Lloyd, CEO and MD of Perpetual Limited. SUPPORT GEOFF... read more

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21. Are you a professional or an amateur

G’day Chiefs, In this episode I challenge you to take a deep mindset shift that can... read more

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20. How to deal with a micromanaging boss

  In this episode we cover why leaders micromanage and how you can adjust your approach... read more

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19. CEO Angela Buglass on Creating Your Own Destiny

Our CEO this week is Angela Buglass, who has recently returned from 15 years in the... read more

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18. Kung Fu the most difficult situations

Have you ever found yourself in a situation and not known what to do? Ever tried... read more

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17. CEO Greg Steele on the importance of broad experience, bringing people with you and dealing with difficult issues

In this episode you’ll hear from Greg Steele, CEO Arcadis Asia Pacific. He is also the... read more

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16. Taking the Path Less Travelled

Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher. In this episode we will be talking about another pattern that has... read more

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15. CEO Sue Murphy on how to be honest, fun and make a difference in your work

In this episode you’ll hear from Sue Murphy, CEO of Water Corp. Sue spent 25 years... read more

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14. How to beat overwhelm

Beating Overwhelm In this episode we explore the hidden consequences of Overwhelm, the high level neuroscience... read more

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13. CEO and Wallaby Daniel Herbert on what executives can learn from elite sport and how to be indispensable

In this episode you’ll hear from Daniel Herbert, Former Wallaby great and CEO of SSKB. We... read more

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12. How to Create & Seize Opportunities

EPISODE 12 - How to Create & Seize Opportunities In this episode I cover a key... read more

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The Power of Holding Yourself Accountable to a Higher Order

Sometimes in work you can plateau without realising it. You get comfortable or caught in a... read more

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11. CEO Nicky Sparshott on being brave, taking the path less trodden and going after your dreams

“Be brave, because I think the world is changing quickly. What got us here won't get... read more

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10. Lord Mayor and Chairman Jim Soorley on the importance of energy and getting connected to people on the ground

EPISODE 1o - Jim Soorley – Legend of Brisbane In this episode you’ll hear from Jim... read more

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Leadership Counts by Trevor Matthews

During the recording of The Inner Chief Podcast Ep 9 with Trevor Matthews, Insurance Industry Titan,... read more

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9. CEO Trevor Matthews on how a leader is a dealer in hope and building a track record

In this episode, you’ll hear from Trevor Matthews former MD/CEO of Legal & General Australia, ManuLife... read more

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How to influence the most difficult people

Are you pulling your hair out with frustration at someone you work with? Either your boss,... read more

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8. Entrepreneur and Inventor Jennifer Holland on her motto believe, act, persist

In this episode you’ll hear from Jennifer Holland, Founder and CEO of Throat Scope. Jennifer’s passion... read more

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7. CEO Todd Hunter on humility and how pressure is a privilege

In this episode you’ll hear from Todd Hunter, CEO Turners Automotive Group Key Points: Todd outlines... read more

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Forge a path into new territory (or don’t and look mediocre)

Sometimes you just have to go where no one else has gone before to get the... read more

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To be a Chief you’ll have to Top Gun

Feeling like the final step to executive team is infinitely more competitive than any other step?... read more

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Are you approaching networking from the wrong angle?

Do you find networking a chore? And that it doesn't pay dividends or people just don't... read more

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6. CEO Jonathan Ling on telling wow stories the three key skills you need to be a CEO

In this episode you’ll hear from Jonathan Ling, CEO and MD of GUD Holdings Limited and how... read more

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5. CEO Vivek Bhatia on learning and the importance of a commercial mind and a social heart

In this episode you’ll hear from Vivek Bhatia. At age 26, Vivek was a Indian migrant... read more

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How to get and keep a CEO mentor

G'day Chiefs, Every CEO I’ve met has had a mentor of some sort in their career.... read more

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4. CEO Paul Broad on breaking the rules to succeed and the importance of personal power

Paul is one of the great reformers of modern Australian business. He has been a CEO... read more

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3. CEO Daniel Hunter on staying the course, leveraging your networks and being grateful

In this episode you'll hear from Daniel Hunter, CEO of HealthShare, NSW which is the largest public... read more

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2. CEO Mike Pratt on being well prepared, disciplined, transparent and keeping integrity in all you do

In this episode you'll hear from Mike Pratt. Mike is the NSW Customer Service Commissioner leading... read more

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1. CEO Kevin Young on achieving things through others and being humble but with fierce resolve

In this Episode you’ll hear from Kevin Young. Kevin has been a CEO for over 13... read more

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Ownership Precedes Victory

Life in the chaos of the modern business world can be crushingly difficult. The rapid pace... read more

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5 Buying Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring an Executive Coach

G'day Folks, When it comes to solving the immense challenges that are an inherent part of... read more

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Why you should run across a desert (and love it)

G'day Folks, In 2007/8 I conducted a personal growth experiment by tackling the Gobi March a 250km ultra... read more

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How to beat overload and reclaim your life

G'day folks, A slightly longer post this one but it's dealing with one of the biggest... read more