Ian Berry – Simplifying Leadership

Ian Berry

Ian BerryIn his corporate life, Ian was a State Manager for a Financial Services company overseeing 200 people and sales in excess of $100 million. Since leaving the corporate world Ian has become an expert in the leadership space. He is an author, speaker, blogger and mentor. Ian is also:

  • Past National President of the National Speakers Association of Australia
  • Author of Changing What’s Normal
  • Founder of the Difference Makers community
  • Fellow of Australian Institute of Management
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the social enterprise Leaders Cafe

Ian’s trademark is his refreshing candour and his passion is rehumanizing the workplace through simplifying leadership and management.

Podcast Topic: Simple Leadership

In this powerful conversation with Ian Berry we discuss the following

  • Why Simple is the Next Big Thing
  • Why management is dead and it should never have been alive
  • The importance of storytelling for Leadership and Performance
  • Why Management is the arch-enemy of Innovation
  • The greatest problem in the world today and how it shapes corporate culture
  • Why the typical approach to having people be Accountable is flawed
  • What the Positive Psychology Movement means for organizations
  • Why organizations need more gardeners and fewer mechanics
  • Why your role is more important than your job
  • The crucial power of relationships for delivering value
  • Why Engagement levels have not improved over the past 25 years
  • The key insight from Neuroscience
  • Why Society drives the Economy and not the other way around
  • The illusion of control and management
  • Why we need to change the conversation to create change
  • A simple practice you can use today to improve your results
  • The necessity of a vision and a shared view of reality
  • The paradox of being simple when dealing with complex human beings

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