Podcasts

Welcome to AmCham's 'How Business Really Works' Podcast where we shine a spotlight on leading business professionals, who share their knowledge and best business practices with you. Join us regularly to hear professionals from a range of diverse industries and also to get the latest updates from AmCham Australia.

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How Business Really Works: Unlocking the Power of Diversity with Kirsten O'Doherty

Posted on 23/10/2017

Did you know the things that naturally attracts and supports female participation in the work force in simpler than you may think? It isn't about a positive gender bias and it isn't simply about having a female General Manager.

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How Business Really Works: The Leadership Paradigm with Jeremy Carter

Posted on 2/10/2017

How you make people feel is much more important than what you say or what you do. Our podcast guest today is Jeremy Carter, Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Rapport Leadership International.

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How Business Really Works: 5 Trends Shaping Smart Security with Mark Dunn

Posted on 18/09/2017

Is your office secure? Is it safe? Is your building, school, airport, jail, hotel secure? Smart technology is upgrading rapidly. Joining host Duff Watkins on this How Business Really Works podcast is Mark Dunn, General Manager of Honeywell Building S

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How Business Really Works: Does Your Sales Message Work For or Against You? With Nathan Williams

Posted on 4/09/2017

What’s your sales message? Is your pitch turning prospects away? On this episode of AmCham’s How Business Really Works podcast host Duff Watkins discusses why a great pitch or message is more important than ever with guest Nathan Williams.

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How Business Really Works: US Australia Alliance – Is It Still Important? with Valerie Fowler

Posted on 21/08/2017

Nobody makes it through life without allies; whether it’s business or politics, everybody needs them. On this episode of AmCham’s How Business Really Works podcast host Duff Watkins discusses the US Australian alliance and what its going to be like f

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How Business Really Works: The Business of Science & The Science of Business with Larry Marshall

Posted on 14/08/2017

Can a CEO be a scientist? Can a scientist be a CEO? Have you ever wondered what science knows about business? What do they contribute? A lot more than you are probably aware of!

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How Business Really Works: The Key to Expanding Globally with Bruno Mascart

Posted on 31/07/2017

Have you ever wanted to expand your business overseas? Wondering how you can even start? Find out on this AmCham podcast, where we hear from Bruno Mascart, the Managing Partner of Asia Pacific of Altios International.

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How Business Really Works: Changes in Trade in The 21st Century with Nate Olson

Posted on 17/07/2017

Have you wondered how the economy is affected by international trade? Are you questioning how the Trump administration will change trade policy? Find out on this AmCham “How Business Really Works” podcast.

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How Business Really Works: Anthropology as a Powerful Business Tool with DJ Belton

Posted on 3/07/2017

Are you wondering how anthropology and business strategy can coincide? Listen in on AmCham’s “How Business Really Works” podcast to gain insight on this powerful business tool with guest Douglas “DJ” Belton and host Duff Watkins.

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How Business Really Works: Veterans as an Untapped Business Resource with Tom Moore

Posted on 19/06/2017

Today you’ll learn why Australian veterans are taking over corporate Australia and could be one of the best hires you ever make! Discussing this with podcast host Duff Watkins is Tom Moore, Managing Director and CEO, WithYouWithMe.

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How Business Really Works: A Blueprint for Innovation with Mike Iarossi

Posted on 5/06/2017

Joining our host Duff Watkins is guest Mike Iarossi, Managing Director, Redshift Consulting.

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How Business Really Works: Breaking Down the Australian-US Economic Alliance with Chargé d’Affaires

Posted on 22/05/2017

Joining our host Duff Watkins today is guest Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. James Carouso.

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How Business Really Works: Port Efficiency with Gulliaume Lucci

Posted on 8/05/2017

Did you know that many infrastructure projects are completed late, over budget and unsuccessfully? So many that government and financial institutions expect and now plan for poor performance, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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How Business Really Works: The High Cost of Low Performance with Mark Langley

Posted on 24/04/2017

On this episode of AmCham’s ‘How Business Really Works’ podcast we discuss the high cost of low performance with our guest Mark Langley, President and CEO, Project Management Institute (PMI).

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How Business Really Works: The Importance of Ports with Gulliaume Lucci

Posted on 10/04/2017

Are you aware of the impact and importance of ports on your life? It’s greater than you think!

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How Business Really Works: Deciphering US Politics with Dr. David Smith

Posted on 27/03/2017

Joining us today for a special extended episode is Australia’s ‘go-to guy’ for deciphering US politics Dr David Smith, Academic Director and Senior Lecturer in American Politics and Foreign Policy, United States Studies Centre.

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How Business Really Works: The Key to Strong Negotiation with Allan Parker

Posted on 13/03/2017

Negotiating, it’s something everyone does every day. Our guest today, Allan Parker, shares three little words that are the key to strong negotiation while having more productive conversations while also unlocking our potential.

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How Business Really Works: Developing Positive Leadership Skills with Sue Langley

Posted on 27/02/2017

On today’s podcast you’ll explore a roadmap for developing positive leadership underpinned by positive psychology, how leaders can become positive energizers and catalysts for organisational change and strategies leaders can employ to create a positi

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How Business Really Works: How to Build a Successful Brand with Garry Browne AM

Posted on 13/02/2017

Interested in finding out how to build a successful brand? This podcast will teach you how developing and implementing a disciplined, focused, and energetic strategy in building your brand is the key to your business’s success.

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How Business Really Works: Personal Presence with Andre Alphonso

Posted on 30/01/2017

Are you interested in learning dramatic techniques to influence, motivate and inspire others? Our podcast guest today, Andre Alphonso of The Ariel Group Australia will give you insights on where these techniques can be drawn from.

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News

Posted on 23/10/2017

US investors 'concerned' by Australian policy, energy costs

America's outgoing top local business representative and former senior diplomat, Niels Marquardt, has warned that Australia risks missing out on capital from its No.1 offshore investor because the nation has become less welcoming for foreign firms an

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A Message from the CEO

Posted on 19/09/2017

A Message from AmCham's CEO Sept'17

The September 2017 message from AmCham CEO Niels Marquardt. This month Niels talks about: AmCham's incoming CEO New CRM system Member survey October trade mission program

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