Mindfully
Mindfully
Apr 15, 2020
Corona Calm 05 – A relaxing family ritual
8 min
If you have kids at home, this meditation has been made specially so you can listen with the younger people in your life. And for any frazzled parents, you might find this very useful for five minutes of quiet time. So relax, and enjoy this one together.
How I Work
How I Work
Amantha Imber
eBay Australia's Managing Director Tim MacKinnon on how to actually be an authentic leader
My guest today is Tim MacKinnon. Tim is the Managing Director and Vice President for eBay Australia, a role that he has had for the last three years. At eBay, Tim’s purpose is to help Australian retailers grow and take advantage of opportunities in online, mobile, local and global commerce. Enabling businesses and entrepreneurs has been the connecting thread in his career at eBay, Intuit in Silicon Valley, and before that Advising the Minister responsible for IT industry and as a corporate lawyer. We cover: * How Tim approaches Deep work and his Deep work rituals * How Tim dramatically improved how people at eBay make decisions * How Tim’s leadership team approaches decision-making * Some of the unusual policies eBay has around meetings and interruptions * Unique ways Tim has built a “one team culture” at eBay * eBay’s version of virtual hot desking * How to be a truly authentic leader * How to show vulnerability as a leader * And much more. Check out the Frances Frei TED talk we spoke about. Connect with Tim on LinkedIn or via email at tmackinnon@ebay.com Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes. Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au If you are looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things that I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
41 min
Squiz Kids
Squiz Kids
Squiz Media
Friday, December 4 - Koala up a Xmas tree; Kavaan the elephant makes a friend; remote control car races on the Moon; and Drake makes a candle.
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour.   ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent)   This Australian podcast for kids easily fits into the daily routine - helping curious kids stay informed about the world around them.   LINKS Koala in a Christmas tree https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/adelaide-family-finds-koala-in-lounge-room-christmas-tree/12946548 Kavaan makes friends https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2028371/lonely-no-more-kaavan-the-elephant-makes-new-friend What’s Up Fox: Reading: https://maxcrumbly.com/ Listening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAkMkVFwAoo Watching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaeDa_Uempk International Cheetah Day: https://internationalcheetahday.com/ Check out our parent podcast and daily news email for adults: The Squiz www.thesquiz.com.au Squiz Kids Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/squizkids/?hl=en Got a birthday coming up and you want a shout-out? Send us an email at squizkids@thesquiz.com.au Squiz Kids is proudly supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
9 min
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