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Humanity Works

We’re amplifying the important stories of practitioners and leaders within People, Performance and Culture who are passionate about making a difference and courageously delivering better experiences for humans at work. We’re speaking with thought-leaders, firestarters and changemakers inspiring others to be bold and realise that they too can make an impact if they are willing to take action.

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Unpacking leadership and navigating paradox with Mary Lemonis

Mary Lemonis is the Chief People Officer for REA Group, a leading global digital business, specialising in property. Mary is a passionate and intuitive leadership practitioner and in this episode she draws on more than 25 years People and Culture experience, and unpacks what it takes to be an exceptional leader.Show Notes Above the Line Below the Line - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=313182896393594The Conscious Leadership Diana Champan and Jim DethmerBook Recommendation - Catch 22, Joseph Heller Podcast Recommendation - Peter Crone Mind Architect and Dr Chatterjee Feel Better. Live More.CreditsHost: Craig FormanWriters: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer and Editor: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.city Executive Producers: Leonie Rothwell and Marcus Worrall Activate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comJoin Culture Amp for their first-ever virtual, free event to create a better world of work – Register today for Culture First → We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

53mins

7 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Radically rethinking how we work with Alexandra Schiller and Nicole Hercus

Nicole Hercus and Alexandra Schiller are job-sharing the role of Head of Learning and Organisational Development at BDO, a global accounting management firm. In this episode Nicole and Alexandra unpack what it takes to make job-sharing work from a practical perspective as well as a deeper conversation around trust, sharing power and vulnerability. Show Notes Geert Hofstedt - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyr-XKQG2CM Hofstedt Insights - https://www.hofstede-insights.com/Craig Forman - Rethinking Masculinity in the Workplace - https://www.cultureamp.com/blog/masculinity-in-the-workplace When things Fall Apart, Pema ChodronRebel Wisdom - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/rebel-wisdom/id1414973780An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organisation, Robert KeeganCreditsHost: Craig FormanWriters: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer and Editor: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.city Executive Producers: Leonie Rothwell and Marcus Worrall Activate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comWe would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

1hr

23 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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How to create a culture of safety that drives performance and innovation with Cherry Ward

Cherry Ward is a Senior HR leader for Thiess, the world’s largest mining services provider. As the People and Capability Manager, Cherry looks after 8,000 people in their Asia operations -  a huge job that she does with a strong and unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion. In this Episode Craig and Cherry talk about why psychological and physical safety go hand in hand as well as the importance of second chances.SHOW NOTESKartini Day - https://australiaindonesia.com/culture/understanding-kartini/The Turrbal People Traditional Owners and Custodians of Brisbane - https://www.turrbal.com.au/Acknowledgement of Country - https://www.commonground.org.au/learn/acknowledgement-of-countryReconciliation Action Plan - https://www.reconciliation.org.au/reconciliation-action-plans/Stolen Generation Reparations - https://www.aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au/healing-and-reparations/stolen-generations/The Uluru Statement from the Heart (Uluru Statement) represents a historic consensus of Indigenous leaders in seeking constitutional change to recognise First Australians through a Voice to Parliament - https://fromtheheart.com.au/World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 - 21 - https://wciw.org/Australia's National Science Agency  - CSIRO - https://www.csiro.au/“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”  - George Bernard ShawBook Recommendation - Die Empty: Unleash your Best Work Everyday Todd HenryPodcast Recommendations:Brene Brown, Unlocking Us Podcast Simon Sinek, A Bit of Optimism Culture First with Damon KlotzJenny Blake Pivot Podcast and Free TimeThe Accidental Creative with Todd HenryJoin Culture Amp for their first-ever virtual, free event to create a better world of work – Register today for Culture First → CREDITSHost: Craig FormanWriters: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer and Editor: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.city Executive Producers: Leonie Rothwell and Marcus Worrall Activate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comWe would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

54mins

9 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Why vulnerability is the key to strong leadership with Adam King

Adam King is a Senior Manager at Amazon Japan looking after Executive Development across the Operations business worldwide.  Arriving in Japan 21 years ago Adam fell into a career within the People, Performance and Culture space and never left. Over the years Adam has drawn on three key elements of trust, acceptance and vulnerability to create strong connections and build a thriving career within Japan. In this episode Adam and Craig unpack vulnerability and why it’s so important for strong leadership. SHOW NOTESA Life on Our Planet  by David Attenborough CREDITS Host: Craig Forman Writers: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer and Editor: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.city Executive Producers: Leonie Rothwell and Marcus Worrall Activate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comJoin Culture Amp for their first-ever virtual, free event to create a better world of work – Register today for Culture First → We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

1hr 2mins

26 May 2021

Rank #4

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How to build thriving inclusive cultures through deep personal connection with Brigitte Fairbank

Brigitte Fairbank is the Chief People Officer for the Department of Communities and Justice for the NSW Government. An experienced and compassionate leader herself, Brigitte is passionate about creating deep, personal connections grounded in empathy and trust. In this episode she shares her advice for leaders at all stages of their journey, how to build a culture of inclusivity and belonging and practical ways to support Mental Health and Wellbeing in high pressure organisations. SHOW NOTES Simon Sinek – “Leadership is not a rank, it is a responsibility. Leadership is not about being in charge, it is about taking care of those in your charge. And when we take care of our people, our people will take care of us.”Simon Sinek – Start with Why - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuADavid Tenant Does a Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/david-tennant-does-a-podcast-with/id1450005207CREDITS Host: Craig Forman Writers: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.cityActivate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comJoin Culture Amp for their first-ever virtual, free event to create a better world of work – Register today for Culture First → We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

50mins

12 May 2021

Rank #5

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Why showing up in leadership is more important than having all the answers with Jac Peters

Jac Peters is the Head of Leadership and Engagement at Coca-Cola Amatil. She is a well-known  industry leader and a passionate Leadership practitioner. In this episode Jac shares her insights and practical ideas for what it means to be a good leader and cultivate a culture of high trust and purpose especially during times of complex social and political change.SHOW NOTESBrene Brown “Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.”https://www.forbes.com/sites/francesbridges/2019/04/29/5-ways-to-be-brave-according-to-brene-browns-netflix-special-the-call-to-courage/?sh=47c2fd9679f4 Warren Buffet “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.”Theodore Roosevelt – “People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care." The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman’s Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay and Disaster by Sarah Krasnostein Women and Leadership Real Lives, Real Lessons by Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  A Promised Land by Barack Obama Julian Stodd – https://julianstodd.wordpress.com/tag/social-leadership/ Culture First Community  > Visit  www.culturefirst.com to find out more. Since this episode was recorded the acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil by Coca-Cola European Partners has been announced. https://www.cocacolaep.com/media/news/2021/peter-west-amatil-new-leadership/CREDITSHost: Craig FormanWriters: Alessia Campagna and Craig FormanProducer and Editor: Alessia Campagna www.alessiacampagna.com.au Technical Producer: Anthony Watson www.luma.cityExecutive Producers: Leonie Rothwell and Marcus Worrall Activate a world of powerful potential with www.sprouta.comJoin Culture Amp for their first-ever virtual, free event to create a better world of work – Register today for Culture First → We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which the podcast is taking place today. We pay our deep respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.  We would also like to extend that respect to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples listening today.

42mins

12 May 2021

Rank #6

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Humanity Works Season 1 Launching May 13

In Season 1 of Humanity Works, through six episodes, Culture Craig explores seven very different journeys of industry leaders working in People, Performance and Culture at Coca-Cola Amatil, BDO, Thiess and more. Get ready for Humanity Works - launching May 13th. 

27 Apr 2021

Rank #7