Criticaleye Podcasts
PART 5/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

PART 5/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

November 27, 2022

PART FIVE OF FIVE

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects, plus a Criticaleye Board Mentor.

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
PART 4/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

PART 4/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

November 24, 2022

PART FOUR OF FIVE

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects, plus a Criticaleye Board Mentor.

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
PART 3/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

PART 3/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

November 23, 2022

PART THREE OF FIVE

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects, plus a Criticaleye Board Mentor.

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
PART 2/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

PART 2/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

November 22, 2022

PART TWO OF FIVE

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects, plus a Criticaleye Board Mentor.

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
PART 1/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

PART 1/5: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

November 21, 2022

PART ONE OF FIVE

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Talking Talent with Wesley Payne McClendon

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects, plus a Criticaleye Board Mentor.

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
Criticaleye Asia Podcast - The Talent Landscape and The Role of the HRD

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - The Talent Landscape and The Role of the HRD

November 16, 2022

Episode 7: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - The Talent Landscape and The Role of the HR Director

Featuring Criticaleye's Head of Research & Market Development, APAC, Holly Carmichael, plus guest Wesley Payne McClendon, Chair of the Board at The GROW Project Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Vortex Innovations, and Independent NED & Chair, People & Culture Committee, at the Australian Institute of Architects. Talking points include:

  • Talent is the top priority for APAC leaders according to Criticaleye’s research. What role does the HR Director have in reinforcing this as a priority?
  • Advice on how HRDs can gain a seat at the top table and be fundamental to strategic debate
  • The business case for why HRDs should access to Board-level discussions
  • Developing the next generation of leaders - how to create a culture of leadership development
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion - why we need to deconstruct and disrupt structures that have been built by privilege to get the best outcomes
High Impact Leadership - Episode 2

High Impact Leadership - Episode 2

October 27, 2022

Episode 2 of our "High Impact Leadership" Podcast Series

Exploring what it means to be a high performing executive in today's challenging environment, this podcast is part of our High Impact Leadership series. Featuring Criticaleye’s CEO Matthew Blagg and Director of Content Marc Barber, plus guest Sally Bridgeland, Chair of Impax Asset Management. Discussion points include:

  • The role of the Board in a volatile business environment. What support do executives need from their NEDs
  • What does a high performing Board look like? We get Sally's view on approaches that work
  • The critical relationship between the Chair and CEO. 
  • High performing CFOs - how to put the 'chief' in CFO
  • Mentoring and why senior executives need wider reference points
High Impact Leadership - Episode 1

High Impact Leadership - Episode 1

September 30, 2022

Episode 1 of our "High Impact Leadership" Podcast Series

Exploring what it means to be a high performing executive in today's challenging environment, this podcast is part of our High Impact Leadership series. Featuring Criticaleye’s CEO Matthew Blagg and Director of Content Marc Barber, this episode kicks off our new series, including:

  • What does it mean to be a high impact leader? How do you achieve the best with what you've got
  • What mindset do leaders need as inflation and high interest rates take their toll? How do you ensure the ExCo, the Board and the workforce are aligned?
  • Inspiring followership in your teams - and why honesty is important in a recessionary climate
  • Challenges for new CEOs and ensuring you have the right team around you
  • The contribution of the Chair and the Board - the role of NEDs in inspiring high impact leadership and performance
Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Rebuilding leadership capability

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Rebuilding leadership capability

September 23, 2022

Episode 6: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Rebuilding leadership capability

Featuring Criticaleye's General Manager, Michael Crompton, plus guests Benny H. Goh, Non-executive Director at Cyber Data Centre, Innovation Advisor at IPI Singapore, Non-executive Director at TaqTik Health and a Criticaleye Board Mentor, and Margaret Rumpf, Vice President, Global Marketing Head at GSK. Talking points include:

  • Challenges faced by leaders in APAC over the last three years, what has and hasn't changed
  • The mindset needed by senior executives to build a diverse and effective team
  • How to help executives moving into new locations to have cultural awareness? How can they adjust/adapt to their new environment
  • Succession planning and whether big corporates are able to optimise talent in Asia 
  • Business model transformation and what leadership capabilities are needed to drive success
Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Navigating complexity as a leader

Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Navigating complexity as a leader

August 21, 2022

Episode 4: Criticaleye Asia Podcast - Managing complexity as a leader

Featuring Criticaleye's Managing Director Charlie Wagstaff, plus Min Yih Tan, SVP Global Mobility Network, Shell and Bhawna Gandhi, HR Director, Corporate Service, APAC, Sodexo. Talking points include:

  • What does it mean to be a high performing leader in APAC, what are the main challenges
  • Customer trends, use of data and the rebirth of conscious consumerism   
  • Adapting your leadership approach between global and local leadership roles - small global vs. strong local
  • The responsibility of leadership and how to inspire those around you 
  • Dreaming big as a team, removing constraints so you and your people can outperform
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