#123 Big Careers, Small Children: Humanizing Business and Leading Positive Change

Big Careers, Small Children Podcast - ep123- Dax Grant

“I worked for someone many years ago who said “You can look out the window or you can look in the mirror”. I think it’s really important to keep looking in the mirror every day and making sure you’re role-modelling as much as you can.”

In this episode, Verena speaks with Dax Grant, CEO Global Transform, Forbes Technology Council

Dax is a lead global authority on entrepreneurial c-suite leadership, a renowned Woman in Technology, accomplished keynote speaker and societal voice. Listed within the Global CIO 100, Cranfield School of Management 100 Women to Watch, CREA Global Awards Winner for Entrepreneurship, named Top 100 Most Influential Women in Leadership, March8 Magazine and Top 10 Most Influential Business Leaders, CXO Outlook Magazine.

Dax has significant expertise in leading global COO and CIO functions, a board advisor and member of the Forbes Technology Council. As a Chartered Banker and Associate of the London Institute of Banking and Finance, Dax also holds an economics degree from Cambridge and MBA, Alumna of Cranfield Business School and Harvard Business School, Dax is recognized for her philanthropic activities, as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and author: The Entrepreneurial Quotient.

They discuss:

  • The importance of entrepreneurship within organisations for leading positive change
  • Humanizing leadership both at work and as a parent – and not making assumptions about what the other person needs or wants
  • The flux in priorities at different phases of life and career, and the importance of letting some things stop to make space for others
  • Finding your purpose and using it to drive momentum for change.

Connect with Dax on Linkedin.

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