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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Kaila Colbin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Kaila Colbin, often where they are interviewed.

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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Kaila Colbin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Kaila Colbin, often where they are interviewed.

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Kaila Colbin: Courage In The Face Of An Unwritten Future

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Welcome to another episode of The Decoding Purpose Podcast.
We are living in a VUCA world - short for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. A world defined by social change, economic change, or climate change. An age where emerging technologies meet global pandemics, where our social values converge with our political ones, and where old paradigms of thought and behaviour are being replaced by the new, the unknown and the uncertain. In a conversation about turning points, we are in a tornado of change, and the only thing that seems crystal clear to me is the need for courage.
So where do we begin in translating this complexity, in order to firstly gain clarity, and from there to lean into the courage required to navigate an unwritten economy and future? I know this has been a burning question for me...and one that led me to today's incredible guest - Kaila Colbin.
Kaila Colbin is a co-founder of Boma Global and the CEO of Boma New Zealand. She spearheaded the hugely successful SingularityU New Zealand and Australia Summits. After training with Brené Brown, Kaila became a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, and has worked with hundreds of people to increase courage as a core competency.
Kaila was formerly the Curator and Licensee for TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand and TEDxScottBase in Antarctica, that said it is evident that Kaila is herself a global thought leader - not that she would frame it that way. She would prefer to see herself as a public intellectual with a focus on translating the gold-plated evidence even when it's vulnerable, risky or requires radical acts of bravery.
Please welcome to the podcast, the incredible Kaila Colbin.
Jul 15 2020 · 1hr 1min
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Kaila Colbin on Values, Leadership and founding Boma NZ

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Kaila is the co-founder of Boma Global and the founder and CEO of Boma New Zealand.  I'd been looking forward to this conversation for a long time because Kaila has had a fascinating life and has an attitude and approach I've learned from.  In this interview we jump back in time to hear about her childhood and find out about some of her journey (including being the subject of an attempted kidnapping as a child).  Her journey starts in New York but has side trips to Argentina, a culinary school, learning languages and eventually arriving in Christchurch.  We discuss why she has stayed here and what the values are that drive her.  I was particularly interested in the last sentence of her bio and why she included this so we talk about that: "Her purpose in life is to be an uplifting presence".  We touch on a lot and that includes running TEDxChristchurch for 10 years as well as TEDxScottBase, bringing Singularity University to New Zealand and Australia, co-founding Ministry of Awesome and her work now with Boma.  As well as all that we fit in a great discussion about vulnerability and what she learned from her training with Brené Brown.  I am sure you are going to enjoy this interview with Kaila!

Boma website: https://nz.boma.global/

Short 10 minute version of this with three extracts of the interview: https://seeds.libsyn.com/i-am-incessantly-curious-excerpt-from-kaila-colbin-interview

From her bio: "Kaila Colbin is a co-founder of Boma Global and the CEO of Boma New Zealand. She spearheaded the hugely successful SingularityU New Zealand and Australia Summits, introducing more than 2,500 people to exponential technologies and their impact on humanity.

She is also a co-founder and trustee of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, Chairman of the Board of the New York-based Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, and a Director of CORE Education Ltd.

After training with Brené Brown, Kaila became a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, and has worked with hundreds of people to increase courage as a core competency. She is also a certified ExO consultant, a Climate Project Ambassador who trained with Al Gore, and a Project Management Professional. She is a renowned national and international public speaker, sought after by corporates, government agencies, industry groups, and more.

Kaila was formerly the Curator and Licensee for TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand and TEDxScottBase in Antarctica. A native New Yorker, Kaila speaks English, Spanish, French and Italian, holds a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Cornell University and has been a serial entrepreneur since the age of 22. Her purpose in life is to be an uplifting presence."

Jun 29 2020 · 52mins

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Kaila and I shared a conversation about watching our countries of birth from afar during this time, the power of vulnerability and how to lean into it and the Stockdale Paradox.
Jun 04 2020 · 22mins
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Navigating leadership challenges in a crisis: Kaila Colbin - Boma NZ

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A major theme in this podcast series is leadership. There's a daily challenge happening at the moment for leaders in business all over the region, the business owners, the team managers, just trying to navigate the situation and communicate with their staff. Kaila Colbin, from Boma NZ chats to us about the leadership challenge, and how to navigate the disruption happening in all of our workplaces at the moment.

Created with the help of our partners The Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce and Christchurch NZ.
May 07 2020 · 33mins

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Daring to Lead with Kaila Colbin

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Do you ever meet someone, or hear someone speak, and just feel completely enamoured with their brain capacity? I felt like this recently after I attended a Dare To Lead™ workshop facilitated by Kaila Colbin.

Kaila completely embodies the work of Brene Brown and expresses it like it is her own. She presents with captivating storytelling, knowledge, and practicality. Following the talk, I discovered that this topic is just one of her many areas of expertise. See her incredibly impressive bio here https://simonedennywellness.com/daring-to-lead-with-kaila-colbin/.

Kaila is also a leading futurist teaching people about exponential technologies and their impact on humanity, she is the curator of TEDx Christchurch and TEDx Antarctica, and has trained with Al Gore to be a Climate Change Ambassador.

To me, Kaila is someone who is daring to lead in her own life. In our conversation, she shares with me how we can lead and rise in our own lives, whether that is within our own families, at work or in the community. We talk about courage, vulnerability, and shame. Kaila shares how to have courageous conversations and why belonging is so much more important than fitting in, plus so much more!

If your ears are pricking up around this topic then I highly recommend joining Kaila for her upcoming 2-day workshop in Auckland (September) and Christchurch (November).

She is kindly offering readers/listeners 10% off the workshop.
Simply use the code LIVINGWITH to get the discount.

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Aug 30 2019 · 1hr 9mins
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Chanelle O'Sullivan interviews Kaila Colbin from Boma NZ about #BomaGrow2019

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Apologies for the slow start as we navigate Facebook Live for the first time. After the first couple of minutes Kaila joins Chanelle to talk about the upcoming Grow 2019: Boma New Zealand Agri Summit, the future of agriculture and more.

Mar 13 2019 · 32mins
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Welcome back to Season 2! Today we talk with Kaila Colbin. She is the ANZ ambassador for Singularity University, a movement that seeks to use the power of technology to transform society in positive ways. A serial entrepreneur based in Christchurch, she is also the Curator and Licensee for TEDxChristchurch and TEDxScottBase in Antarctica. In this future focused interview, we discuss the implications of exponential technologies on society, and what this means for students, teachers and schools.

Feb 18 2018 · 20mins
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Ep 17: Riding the wave of exponential change - Kaila Colbin

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To wrap up our ‘Antidisciplinary Future’ speaker series, we have partnered with SingularityU Australia Summit and Pause Fest to bring you the future.

What do nanotechnology, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, and robotics have in common, and, more importantly, what do they have to do with you?

Join Singularity University’s Australian Ambassador for a startling look at the dramatic implications of exponential technologies, and some insight into how we might better prepare ourselves to adapt and thrive in a dynamically changing world.

More About Kaila
Kaila Colbin is the New Zealand and Australian Ambassador for Singularity University. She is also the Co-Founder and Chair of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, Curator of TEDxChristchurch and TEDxScottBase, Chair of the New York-based Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, Deputy Chair of CORE Education Ltd, a board member of Canterbury Development Corporation Holdings Ltd and a Certified ExO Consultant with ExO Works.

Conversation Notes
- How is it possible that an artificial intelligence system predicted that Donald Trump would win the US election weeks beforehand?
- The doubling curve of computer price-performance explains why today’s smartphones have access to more information than Bill Clinton had the entire time he was president.
- It’s not just about computing. This doubling phenomenon applies to any technology once it becomes ‘information enabled’.
- The difference in something following a linear trajectory and something following a doubling curve is insane. Our brains are not wired for this.
- It is not about what technology is available at any given point in time. That is not the key thing. The key thing is how technology changes over time.
- What has to come together for mass uptake of the technology? It’s not just the technology that has to be ready, the regulatory environment has to be ready, the market appetite has to be ready, the investment environment has to be ready. When all those things come together, that’s when we hit that inflection point.
- These technologies are now starting to converge. So now we have to consider what happens when something like exponential progression in AI hits exponential in something like robotics or biotechnology. Or bioengineering converges with 3D printing at the atomic scale? When we can literally print matter atom by atom? What happens is that everything accelerates even faster.

Kaila’s Linkedin: K Colbin
SingularityU Australia Summit’s Website: singularityuaustraliasummit.com
SingularityU’s Website: su.org

“Every new computer starts at the sum total of all the knowledge of all the previous computers – which is why these things progress exponentially. We’re continually using better tools to build better tools. So, that’s the terror, but it is also the opportunity.”

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Dec 20 2017 · 35mins
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TEDxChristchurch Kaila Colbin Co-Organizer

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Kaila Colbin is the Curator of TEDxChristchurch (New Zealand) and TEDxScottBase. She's also the founder of Missing Link and the New Zealand Ambassador for Singularity University, a co-founder and Chair of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, and a force of nature. I learned a lot about Christchurch during our conversation and how she came to NZ in the first place.

In 2009 she did a talk at TEDxAuckland and was hooked. She'd set a goal to speak at TEDx and achieved it. She also set a goal to produce a TEDx in Antarctica and rallying other Kiwi TEDx Organizers to the cause. We interviewed Trent Yeo about his role in that enormous effort. I loved her quote about that effort, "We married the hurdles of working in Antarctica plus producing a TEDx."

You'll want to listen as she tells the story of the 2011 earthquake that destroyed 70% of the city, just weeks before TEDx. I won't spoil the surprise. How they managed the crisis turned into a talk that she gave at TEDActive in 2011.
Dec 14 2017 · 39mins
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The Mojo Radio Show EP 146: Are You Ready For What’s Next? It’s Closer Than You Think - Kaila Colbin

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Kaila Colbin lives at the nexus of ideas and action as the Ambassador for Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank that offers educational programs and business incubation -  inspiring people to think differently. Kaila is the Curator of TEDxChristchurch and a co-founder of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome. Because of the work that Kaila does, she is perfectly placed to share and provoke our thinking about what's ahead in our business and personal lives in AI, VR, AR and machine learning. There is no question that this episode will open your eyes and minds to where technology is going and to the many things we need to be considering in and out of work.   The Mojo Radio Show copyright Gary Bertwistle & Darren Robertson    

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Sep 10 2017 · 1hr 9mins