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15 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Michael Byrne. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Michael Byrne, often where they are interviewed.

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15 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Michael Byrne. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Michael Byrne, often where they are interviewed.

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485: What Effective Delegation Looks Like, with Michael Byrne

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Michael Byrne: Silverman Shin & Byrne
Michael is an attorney and partner at Silverman Shin & Byrne in New York, one of the largest minority owned law firms in the State of New York. Michael’s primary areas of focus include tort and commercial litigation defense. He serves clients in a broad range of matters, including attorney malpractice, personal injury torts, insurance, business formation, securities and cyber liability claims.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and of several committees. Michael is also a member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. He provides legal advice to various civic associations and youth ice hockey organizations in Long Island. He’s also a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy.
Key Points

Trying to do everything yourself in leadership is like mowing a lawn with a pair of scissors.
A critical shift for leaders to make is “time of possession” in the conversation. Work to have the other party speaking more.
The answers people give to my questions are the answers to their own questions.
Delegating well means that more time emerges to support others with skill development.
Making time to be present for people also allows you more time for deep work.

Resources Mentioned

Michael Byrne on LinkedIn
Silverman Shin & Byrne

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Aug 15 2020 · 33mins
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Michael Byrne is a distinguished industry leader talks of his personal journey

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Michael Byrne is an industry leader and has had a distinguished 30-year career in executive positions both in Australia and internationally in the logistics, supply chain, retail and property sectors. Previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of Toll Holdings, Coates Hire, Linfox and Westgate Holdings. Most recently he has been appointed by the Federal Government during this COVID crisis as International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) freight coordinator general. 

Michael takes us on his personal journey and some of the events that have influenced him along the way. We discuss the current COVID crisis and its human and economic effects on Australia. Michael has a very pragmatic view of leadership and we explore his deep connection to people. In particular, his stand and leadership for safety and well being of all people at work.

Please note;

Michael speaks of the total number of deaths recorded for Covid-19. The number mentioned was correct on the date of recording. Sadly, this number has since increased.

Due to current restrictions, we are not able to reach the sound and production quality we aim for on this recording. We hope this does not detract from your enjoyment of this episode.

Jul 30 2020 · 48mins
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Empowering Renters with Dr Michael Byrne S.2 Ep.2

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This Reboot Republic podcast talks to Dr Michael Byrne, from UCD School of Social Work, Policy & Social Justice about his new report ‘Security and agency in the Private Rented Sector’. We discuss the issues facing renters, the role of cuckoo funds making housing unaffordable, the ineffectiveness of subsidising homeownership, the power landlords have over tenants, the legislation that needs to change to make renting a secure home in Ireland and the importance of tenants taking action, such as the new tenants union CATU. We also delve into the challenges of affordability and security of tenure and how they continue to have devastating impacts for renters.

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Jul 01 2020 · 32mins
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Empowering Renters with Dr Michael Byrne S.2 Ep.2

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This Reboot Republic podcast talks to Dr Michael Byrne, from UCD School of Social Work, Policy & Social Justice about his new report ‘Security and agency in the Private Rented Sector’. We discuss the issues facing renters, the role of cuckoo funds making housing unaffordable, the ineffectiveness of subsidising homeownership, the power landlords have over tenants, the legislation that needs to change to make renting a secure home in Ireland and the importance of tenants taking action, such as the new tenants union CATU. We also delve into the challenges of affordability and security of tenure and how they continue to have devastating impacts for renters.

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Jul 01 2020 · 32mins
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Clutha Survivor Michael Byrne

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Paul speaks to Clutha Vaults survivor Michael Byrne about his battle with mental trauma and how he managed to turn his life around.... This podcast is not to be missed!
May 24 2020 · 2hr 2mins
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Sport Scene With Steve Russell Interview Michael Byrne

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#ICYMI: former gator closer Michael Byrne joins Steve to reminisce his time at Florida, talk about what he's doing to get through the pandemic, and what wants to do in the big leagues.
May 06 2020 · 7mins
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Michael Byrne: Lived Experience Trauma Support (LETS)

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Michael McEwan interviews Michael Byrne, the founder of LETS (Lived Experience Trauma Support) and author of Poems From A Mod: My Journey Through Trauma, Recovery And Survival. 

Michael was diagnosed with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder based on many traumatic events in his life, including abuse as a child, the murder of his father and surviving the Clutha disaster. In April 2017 he had a devastating breakdown which was complete in late January 2018. Since then he has been in recovery.

Health warning: This episode describes scenes of traumatic events that listeners may find disturbing. 

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Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes.

Dec 10 2019 · 25mins
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#55: Michael Byrne Managing Director of Toll Group

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Michael has a 30-year career in executive positions both in Australia and internationally in the logistics, supply chain, retail and property sectors. Previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of Coates Hire, Linfox and Westgate Holdings, as well as Non-Executive Director of Australia Post.

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Some of the highlights of the episode:

  • Toll reorganization, impact on their financial situation and future outlook
  • The $265 million investment in Toll City – one of Toll’s biggest projects
  • Toll for sale – a rumor or a fact?
  • How is Toll changing its tech infrastructure layer
  • How have clients changed their expectations of their 3PL
  • Environment and instant gratification
  • “I think we need to employ and engage people through different avenues and we need younger people in our business.”

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Sep 24 2019 · 1hr
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Interview with Michael Byrne from L.E.T.S. (Lived Experience Trauma Support)

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Michael Byrne has had an extraordinary life. It was fascinating to talk to him about it and how it has brought about the creation of L.E.T.S.-Lived Experience Trauma Support.

Aug 16 2019 · 28mins
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You Can’t Survive Unless You're Disciplined | Michael Byrne

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In Episode 15, “You Can’t Survive Unless You're Disciplined”, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson is delighted to talk to Michael Byrne, Managing Director of Toll Group.
Michael brings to light an honest appraisal of not only himself but the business environment in which he is in. Michael speaks frankly about his role and the necessities and tough decisions that come with it and how as a leader you must be able to do two things, “think extremely long term and be in the absolute minutiae of the detail”.
Beginning his career in logistics, Michael supported his mother’s transportation company which has led to a distinguished career working for well-known companies such as Mayne Nickless, Westgate, Linfox and now Toll. He explains how his near “monastic” life has helped him navigate his career in which he states that “he always wanted the job no one wanted”. Like most leaders, Michael is never happy with what he has achieved. He believes that it is the role of the Managing Director to continue to encourage others to break the barrier and continue to push boundaries and stay ahead of the continuously unpredictable world.
Michael declares that he understands that “not everyone is going to agree with you” and wanting to please the 44,000 people who he leads at toll is counterproductive, instead it is his responsibility to pick those few around him who he deems fit to act as “acolytes” to help him move forward. Looking back at his time at Linfox he drives home the importance of “investing in people”, reinforcing this with his experiences with the Fox family who invested heavily in him leading to “enormous opportunities” and due to their well-placed confidence in him, has led him to the position he is in today.
Lastly, Michael speaks frankly on how strategy is regarded in the mind of today’s businesses. He emphasises that strategy takes years to execute, two years at minimum, so to change strategy every year only hurts a business and consequently blurs any real long term objective and subverts strategy to tactics.
Mar 13 2019 · 1hr 9mins
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