Cameron Schwab is mostly known for being a former CEO of the Richmond, Melbourne and Fremantle AFL Clubs, and for being the youngest CEO in the history of AFL when he was appointed CEO of the Richmond Football Club at age 24.

Today Cam is a leadership coach and strategist, working with CEOs and emerging leaders to achieve high levels of trust – personally, culturally, strategically and organisationally – as the basis of high performance.

He is also an incredibly talented artist and illustrator, having studied Fine Art at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA).

Cameron Schwab

You can find Cameron through his website DesignCEO and connect with him on LinkedIn.

You can listen to this episode via the link above, on iTunes or Spotify or via the podcast app on your smartphone.

What Cam Schwab and I talked about

  • Batman
  • connecting with teams
  • 3 questions Cam asked himself as a leader and CEO
  • Having a sense of belonging and sense of connection
  • mental health at work
  • being the kid in the class who could draw a bit
  • Art – interpretation and ambiguity
  • connecting through art and writing
  • Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
  • Legacy – James Kerr
  • Atomic Habits – James Clear
  • Cal Newport – Deep Work

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Mel Kettle is all about connection, communication and collaboration. She works with CEOs, leaders and teams to help them better communicate and collaborate (online AND offline) to achieve better relationships, revenue and results. Mel is a facilitator, trainer, speaker, author and mentor who provides practical advice that achieves results while having some fun!

Download her latest whitepaper, The Social CEO – from invisible to influencer or order a signed copy of her book, The Social Association. To inquire about working with Mel, please email mel@melkettle.com or call her on 0404 600 889.

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