Travel Time Podcast

Travel Time Podcasts feature very interesting former participants and clients who are doing great things. These 5 - 10 minute podcasts are perfect for your smart phone, tablet or computer, and when you are on the daily commute or trapped at the airport. 

Use the 'Listen' links below to download each episode.


Sunday
Aug122018

PETER CEBON, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY

Interview with Peter Cebon who runs the Innovation Practices Program as part of the Masters of Engineering at the University of Melbourne. He explains how engineers are dealing with the same challenge facing the finance sector, law and even medicine, namely, the rapid automation of professional skills and roles. The Innovation Program involves many companies and organizations and is designed to make engineers more adaptive and innovative for the new world of work. See also in the publications section of this website the article "The Curious Leader" by Richard, which describes some aspects of the Innovation initiative.
Monday
Dec042017

KIRSTEN McMAHON, REGIONAL BUSINESS EXECUTIVE, NAB

This is an interview with client and former participant Kirsten McMahon, Regional Business Executive with NAB Business. Kirsten discussess the reasons, advantages and lessons behind her career transitions from a senior corporate marketing manager at Shell, to management roles in the Not For Profit Sector, and now her return to a senior commercial and management role with NAB Business.

Listen to Kirsten Here

 

Monday
Jun192017

CRAIG GATHERCOLE, DIRECTOR OF THE MABEN GROUP



Craig is one of three former construction managers from the larger Probuild who are Directors of the Maben Group. Maben was named by BRW Magazine as one of the top 100 fastest growing small businesses in Australia last year. Craig talks about how their commitment to teamwork and developing their own very young leaders has paid off for them.

Listen to Craig here

Monday
Jun192017

NEDINE THATCHER SWANN, CEO OF GISBORNE DISTRICT COUNCIL NZ


Nedine Thatcher Swann has recently been appointed as CEO of Gisborne District Council in New Zealand. Nedine talks about Maori history and presence in the Gisborne region and about the opportunities and challenges facing the city of the First Light. She discusses a traditional idea of Piritahi or connectedness as a guiding value for her own leadership work within this local government organisation.

Listen to Nedine here


Tuesday
Dec132016

TRACEY LESTER, ARTIST, ENTREPRENEUR AND OWNER/MANAGER

Tracey Lester is an artist, entrepreneur and owner-manager of the Carlton Club and a range of very successful bars and restauraurants and health juice outlets in Melbourne. In this interview Tracey explains how she has combined her passion for creativity with her knack for business.

Listen to Tracey here