By Dr John Peebles
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High Altitude is a podcast by Dr John Peebles about big business in New Zealand from the perspective of the decision-makers, the risk-takers and the money-makers. After nearly 40 years in executive recruitment, Dr John Peebles has amassed many interesting stories, and come to know hundreds of fascinating and talented people. He believes it’s time to share this inside industry knowledge on a public platform.
||CleanPeter Egan, Pioneering the New Zealand meat industry from the bottom up and top down, living your values and putting something back every single day||Peter Egan is a man who started his working life as an accountancy clerk, switched to the practical and trained as a butcher and subsequently became general manager of his family’s butchershops in Gisborne. He moved on to larger roles in the meat indu||7 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Roberts, Diversity of thinking is the sustainable competitive advantage for boards and the only way to change the world||Kevin started life in Lancaster and talks about his early formative years in the north of England, choosing not to be a prefect, sport and entrepreneurship and working for strong women early on. He discusses many themes including leadership vs. manag||29 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaomi Ballantyne, True Grit. An innovation and disruption story. Character and Culture key ingredients to move from start-up to business valued in excess of half a billion dollars||True Grit. An innovation and disruption story. Character and Culture key ingredients to move from start-up to business valued in excess of half a billion dollars within only 7 years This is company founder inspiration and required listening. The story s||8 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDominique Dowding, Creating a masterplan -transforming & reinvigorating a sunset industry||Dominque provides insights into how to diversify while balancing commercial and community objectives. Creating a sustainable business with a “declining” professional sport at the heart of it is also on the agenda. She discusses commercial property d||23 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndrew Barnes, The Man Behind the 4 Day Week Initiative||Andrew Barnes chats about various topics including innovation, change management, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, the military, leadership, and team engagement and the 4 day week initiative. Andrew graduated with a MA in law and archaeology from the U||12 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeraint Martin - Healthcare: identifying symptoms & fixing healthcare - what's the prescription for leaders?||The current chief executive of Te Papa Tongarewa who graduated in modern history and science at the University of Birmingham and is adjunct Professor at the Auckland University of Technology and Victoria University in Wellington speaks on process and pr||17 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Spencer - Governance and Changing Fortunes at Tainui||Distinguished corporate director and accountant who made his way from the Chartered Accounting office to industry, to retail and fast-moving consumer goods, working for major New Zealand corporates as a general manager finance and planning before tak||24 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoss McEwan - Leadership and Turning Lemons into Lemonade||London based New Zealander who graduated from Massey University and passed through companies such as Unilever, Dunlop and National Mutual on his way to New Zealand chief executive for Axa at 40 years of age. He moved to Commonwealth Bank in Australia,||19 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love this podcast!
This podcast is so well done, it’s inspirational and engaging.
Fantastic and informative insight into the minds of some great kiwi businessmen. 👍🏼
Great concept, hope it’s not all men ;)
Be great to hear from a diverse bunch of leaders. Enjoyed the first one and look forward to the series.