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Beyond the Black Stump

38 EpisodesProduced by Ken SimpsonWebsite

A podcast about learning, leadership and the limitations we impose on ourselves.The idea of the "black stump" is an Australian colloquialism, it is used to describe the limits of the mapped or surveyed area. The term seems to be derived from the practice of burning or marking a tree stump as a surve… read more

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BBS037 - Intangible skills, key to future employablility and promotion, with Cheyene Marling

June 14th, 2016

34:11

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 37 of Beyond the Black Stump. 

  Do you live to work, or do you work to live? My guess is that most fit into the later group. So altruistic ideas around awareness …

BBS036 - Reflecting on awareness, in the rear vision mirror

June 4th, 2016

16:30

G’day this is Ken Simpson and welcome to an overdue episode 36 of Beyond the Black Stump. Last week I was hit by the podcaster’s nightmare scenario - sore throat and coughing. Not a good sound, so I spared you the …

BBS035 - Finding the passion, and a new voice, for the future. Sarah Kara.

May 12th, 2016

33:27

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 35 of Beyond the Black Stump.

Our May podcasts are all about awareness, not just making others aware of BC - but ensuring that we increase our awareness of other …

BBS034 - Awareness and the Value of Ideas with Andrew Scott

May 9th, 2016

25:13

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 34 of Beyond the Black Stump. The podcast for the risk. Continuity and resilience communities.

BBS033 - Resilience Awareness Challenge and Glen Redstall on the Australasian BC Summit

May 1st, 2016

22:30

G’day this is Ken Simpson - and welcome to a new week, and a
new month.
 
Kicking off the month with episode 33 of the show and a month
of learning and awareness raising.
 
I am launching a month-long challenge to people …

BS032 - Adaptive ideas and resilience as culture, with Aaron Gracey

April 29th, 2016

50:25

G'day this is Ken Simpson, and welcome to Episode 32 of Beyond
the Black Stump.
 
Another month has come and gone, the last Friday of the month
so we celebrate it as a Book Club episode.
But a book club with a difference, in …

BBS031 - New perspectives on practice and Value with Luke Bird

April 22nd, 2016

43:14

G'day this is Ken Simpson and thanks for tuning into episode 31 of Beyond the Black Stump. 
 
This week we are going to hear about the experience of a practitioner who has gone exploring beyond the black stump of legacy …

BBS030 - Fit for purpose Part 2. Capabilities and Disabilities

April 18th, 2016

24:17

G’day this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 30 of Beyond the Black Stump.

Over recent weeks I have been talking to a range of people about the need to build capability – not just produce documents. Even if those …

BBS029 - Resilience = Fn(Confidence + Trust + Capability) IN Context

April 5th, 2016

29:38

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and we are back with a mid-week episode - the 29th Beyond the Black Stump Podcast.
 
This show is the final part of my chat with Karen Stephens from the Kestrel Group in New Zealand. I have …

BBS028 - EM in Middle Earth and embedding vulnerability into the culture - Karen Stephens Pt1

April 2nd, 2016

35:06

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 28 of Beyond the Black Stump.
 
As it turns out this is really the introduction to episode 28 and episode 29 of the show. After I recorded this interview I decided it …

BBS027 - Book Club and a nice cup of tea, with Andy Osborne

March 24th, 2016

47:52

G'day this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 27 of Beyond the Black Stump.

This episode is being released on a Thursday because of the Easter …

BBS026 - Are we "fit for purpose" (Part 1)

March 21st, 2016

16:53

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 26 of Beyond the Black Stump. The podcast that seeks to encourage leadership and learning in the risk and resilience disciplines.

Another variation in show format today. …

BBS025 - Talking bout my generation ... culture and gender with Rina Bhakta

March 3rd, 2016

35:33

G'day this is Ken Simpson, and welcome to episode 25 of the show.

Back on this side of the microphone to mark the quarter century milestone - many …

BBS024 - Role reversal for Sadie Hawkins Day

February 28th, 2016

1:08:24

G’day, I am James Stevenson and this episode is being released on February 29th, 2016.It is a leap year and traditionally in a leap year the tables are turned – men run scared for the day as women get to pop the big …

BBS023 - Disaster Heroes, book club with Suzanne Bernier

February 26th, 2016

58:26

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 23 of Beyond the Black Stump. It is the end of another month so this is a book club episode.
 
Pour yourself a glass of wine, as is the book club tradition. Perhaps if you …

BBS022- Three horizons and somebody moved my Black Stump!

February 21st, 2016

27:40

G'day this is Ken Simpson - and it is a great pleasure to finally welcome you to episode 22 of the show!

Here are the key links for this show;

BBS021 - 3 words for self-improvement in 2016 from Glen Redstall

January 29th, 2016

44:22

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 21 of Beyond the Black Stump. The impact of my late start to the show in 2016 is that the January programs are a lot closer together than normal - hope you can keep up …

BBS020 - Commitment, Dogma and Changes : focus for 2016?

January 25th, 2016

16:27

G'day, this is Ken Simpson, and welcome back to Beyond the Black Stump for 2016.

Despite January being almost over, I guess it is still appropriate to wish listeners a Happy New Year.

This is Episode 20 of the show that …

BBS019 - Partnering and "just in case" Book Club with Betty Kildow

December 24th, 2015

47:35

G’day, welcome to episode 19 of Beyond the Black Stump - the final show for 2015.
As it is the last show of the month, then it must be time for Book Club!
 
This month I am talking to Betty Kildow, Fellow of the BCI and …

BBS018 - A mission to think and apply resilience with Jan Husdal

December 23rd, 2015

1:03:01

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 18 of Beyond the Black Stump - the podcast for the risk and resilience community - that offers ideas on leading, learning and recognising the limitations we impose on …

BBS017 - Soundbites and the Supply Chain of future practice

December 16th, 2015

40:56

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to episode 17 of the show - and we are into the 4th month!
 
Sad to report that the podcast has suffered from a supply chain disruption over recent weeks.
This show is not a business, …

BBS016 - Book Club "Addicted to Performance" with John Bircham

November 27th, 2015

54:12
G'day this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 16 of Beyond the Black Stump. And welcome to the first official Black Stump Book Club episode!   This month we are exploring "Addicted to Performance" by John Bircham and …

BBS015 - Talking Praxis and the "resilience health check" tool with Peter Brouggy

November 20th, 2015

36:25

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and thanks for tuning in to episode 15 of Beyond the Black Stump.

Back in the studio this week, after last weeks flying visit to the UK for the BCI World Conference. This weeks show builds on …

BBS014 - BCI World = engagement, ideas and the future

November 12th, 2015

26:31

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 14 of Beyond the Black Stump.

Coming to you almost live from the floor of the BCI World Conference and Exhibition in London.

This is my second time at this event, the …

BBS013 - Conversations, reading and BC World. Happy Diwali!

November 6th, 2015

17:59

G'day and welcome to episode 13 - and the start of the third month of the show.Time to changes things up a little bit, especially this week and next.

I also want to wish you all Happy Diwali!

Diwali is an ancient Hindu …

BBS012 - Phil Wood on reading, resilience and Groupthink in rugby

October 30th, 2015

39:10

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and you are listening to Episode 12 of the show.
 
An interesting conversation this week around reading, thinking and resilience. Stay tuned to the end of the show for a free give away and a new …

BBS011 - The Reformation, a Gestalt Switch and making BC fun! Continuity 2.0 Part 2

October 22nd, 2015

41:52

Welcome back to Beyond the Black Stump, the Podcast for the risk, resilience and BC community.

G'day, this is Ken Simpson and thanks for tuning in to Episode 11 of the show.

This week's show is the second part of my …

BBS010 - David Lindstedt, Mark Armour, collaboration, critique & Continuity 2.0

October 15th, 2015

34:22

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome back to Beyond the Black Stump the podcast that aims to help you identify and eliminate the limitations we place on ourselves and our thinking. Where each week you have an …

BBS009 - Jason Gotch networking disciplines, people and organisations to promote resilience

October 9th, 2015

1:00:13

G’day, this is Ken Simpson. Thank you for joining me for Episode 9, and another conversation in the “ how to” promote resilience series. A series of conversations with everyday practitioners, just like you and me, who …

BBS008 - David Porter talks mindset, team building and resilience by design

October 2nd, 2015

45:41

G’day, this is Ken Simpson. Welcome to Episode 8, and the second month of the show.

During October the focus of the shows will be on a few specific examples of what people are doing, how they are changing their …

BBS007 - Happy Podcast Day!

September 30th, 2015

10:26

G’day, this is Ken Simpson, welcome to episode 7 of Beyond the Black Stump.
 
I hope you have found these first episodes interesting and informative. Today this an extra, shorter episode of the show.
 
Today, 30 September, …

BBS006 Lyndon Bird - The dawn of the discipline, VHS and the 30 year rule

September 25th, 2015

39:44


G’day, this is Ken Simpson and welcome to Episode 6 of the show.
 
This is one of the earliest interviews I recorded for the show, it was recorded at the end of June, so please do not be surprised about the comment …

BBS005 Rina Bhakta - therapy for BIA-addicts and leading without titles

September 17th, 2015

37:56

G’day, this is Ken Simpson and thank you for joining me in Episode 5 of the show.

 

This week I am chatting with another interesting new voice in the industry. This conversation was also another new challenge for me as, …

BBS004 Deborah Higgins From GIS to GPG and BCM World 2015

September 11th, 2015

40:12
Thank you for joining me on Episode 4 of the show.   I first met my guest this week at the Continuity Insights Management Conference in April of this year. Unlike my last two guests I had not read a lot of her work …

BBS003 Nathaniel Forbes Uncomfortable ideas, delivered with passion and persuasion

September 4th, 2015

39:25

Welcome to episode 3 of Beyond the Black Stump, my name is Ken Simpson. This episode is one I was looking forward to recording. I wanted to start …

BBS002 - Luke Bird. Speed dating with the BlueyedBC boy

September 4th, 2015

39:12

Welcome to episode 2 of the show. This episode is also my first 1:1 interview.

When I developed the idea for this show I knew who I wanted to chat with in this first episode.

 

My guest today is one of the emerging …

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